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A Quick Guide To Shopify Pricing 2019

When it comes to shopping cart platforms, Shopify (see our review) is the one to beat. This hugely popular ecommerce platform serves over 600,000 merchants worldwide and has facilitated $72 billion of sales since its founding.  Shopify’s easy-to-use design and affordable price make it a highly accessible choice for small business owners who want to expand […]

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Dec 6, 2018 Filed under: eCommerce, Web Development 0

Wix VS Shopify

Shopify and Wix are both software platforms that we frequently recommended to small business owners, so it’s worth comparing the two in-depth. But, you might be wondering: is this a true apples-to-apples comparison? Or, more like apples-to-oranges? If you’ve conducted some of your own research on these platforms prior to landing upon this article, you’re […]

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Nov 16, 2018 Filed under: eCommerce, Web Development 2

Shopify VS Squarespace

Right away, Shopify and Squarespace both score points in my book for their names. Shopify is all about helping you build an online store where customers can shop — “shop-ify-ing” a regular website, as it were. Squarespace, by comparison, is a more traditional website builder, allowing you to create a literal “square space” (or series […]

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Nov 1, 2018 Filed under: eCommerce, Web Development 0

Is WordPress Easy To Use For eCommerce?

If you know anything about web development, you know about WordPress. WordPress is now the most popular Content Management System (CMS) in the world, powering over 31% of websites globally. In fact, WordPress is the software behind the very website you’re currently on! As an everyday WordPress user myself, I can say with confidence that […]

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Aug 28, 2018 Filed under: eCommerce, Web Development 1
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Webbased.com: An Alternative To Website Builders

As a reviewer of website builders, you might say I have a vested interest in promoting the main idea undergirding the DIY website builder: The notion that anybody, given access to inexpensive online editing tools, can create a perfectly functional website for their business or for themselves. However, there are plenty of reasons why a prospective […]

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Jul 11, 2018 Filed under: eCommerce, Web Development 0

Shopify VS 3dcart

If you’re looking into building an online store, you’ve probably seen mention online of both Shopify and 3dcart. Both of these are fully hosted SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions, and both boast usability and plentiful eCommerce features. These shopping carts call themselves all-in-one solutions, meaning that they will provide you with site hosting, web […]

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Jun 28, 2018 Filed under: eCommerce, Web Development 0

Is Shopify Easy To Use?

If you’ve ever visited Shopify’s website, you know that ease of use is their number one marketing claim. But does that claim have any merit? Is this app as intuitive as they say? As software reviewers who have tested over 40 eCommerce solutions over the years (many of them repeatedly!), we can confidently say that […]

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Jun 15, 2018 Filed under: eCommerce, Web Development 0

7 Shopify Dropshipping Apps

Dropshipping is the sweetest gig in eCommerce, and sellers and advertisers everywhere sing its praises. They claim all you have to do is select the most profitable dropshipping products, and the dollars will roll on in. And while we are skeptical of these claims (check out our article 7 Reasons To Rethink Drop Shipping), for […]

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May 14, 2018 Filed under: eCommerce, Web Development 6