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Jul 15, 2024

Instant x Okendo: How to add star ratings to your Shopify store pages

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Rebecca Anderson

Instant x Okendo: How to add star ratings to your Shopify store pages

In the competitive world of e-commerce, building trust with your customers is paramount. To help brands achieve this, Instant is excited to announce our new integration with Okendo, a Shopify app for product reviews and user-generated content (UGC).

With this integration, you can easily add product star ratings to pages you’ve built for your Shopify store with Instant! 

This is a quick, low-effort, but high-impact way to increase your social proof and enhance your credibility with online store visitors. 

In this article, we’ll guide you through the Instant x Okendo integration process, so you can begin building social proof into your Instant pages! 

About Okendo

Okendo is a unified customer marketing platform that creates stronger connections between consumers and the brands they love. With a comprehensive suite of tools, including Reviews, Surveys, Quizzes, Referrals, and Loyalty programs, Okendo makes it easy for Shopify merchants to cultivate advocacy, scale word-of-mouth, and maximize lifetime value.

Key features:

  • Reviews: Showcase impactful social proof with an extensive range of fast, customizable review formats. 

  • Surveys: Collect continuous customer insights that help you better understand and meet your customers' needs.

  • Quizzes: Create engaging product recommendation quizzes that drive conversions and offer rewards, making the shopping experience more interactive and personalized.

  • Referrals: Boost customer acquisition with powerful post-review, post-checkout, and onsite referral programs.

  • Loyalty: Implement loyalty programs that increase customer retention and foster long-lasting relationships.

Interested in trying Okendo? Brands can receive their first 30 days of Okendo Reviews, Surveys, Quizzes, Referrals, or Loyalty for free with this link.

How to use the Okendo x Instant integration

To integrate Okendo with Instant seamlessly, ensure you have an Okendo account set up for your Shopify store and that the Instant Page Builder App is connected to your Shopify store.

Follow these steps to display Okendo star ratings on your pages created with Instant:

  1. Access the Elements Panel: Navigate to the Elements section within the page structure panel.

  2. Hover over the Product elements.

    hover over the product element

  3. Select the Ratings element from the Product elements group.

    draging the rating element onto the canvas

  4. Drag and drop the Ratings element onto your desired location on the page.

    adding the ratings element

  5. After placing the rating element, we automatically detect the review app provider installed in your Shopify theme.

    okendo integration guide

  6. Select the product from your Shopify store you’d like to show a rating for.

    instant okendo integration screenshot how to select a product

Your product ratings will now be displayed on your Instant page! For more detailed guidance, refer to our product ratings documentation.

Benefits of adding star ratings to your Shopify pages

Adding star ratings to your Shopify pages is an effective way to showcase high-impact social proof that can enable customers to make their purchasing decisions. 

Imagine the impact of potential customers seeing glowing reviews and high ratings as soon as they land on your page. This integration can transform visitors into confident buyers.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to elevate your online store’s performance. Start using the Instant x Okendo integration today and watch your customer loyalty and sales soar!

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