Shopify

Everything you need to sell anywhere. Trusted by 160k stores

About Shopify

Shopify is a commerce platform that allows anyone to easily sell online, at a retail location, and everywhere in between. Shopify offers a professional online storefront, a payment solution to accept credit cards, and the Shopify POS application to power retail sales.

With Shopify’s eCommerce software, users get one unified platform to run their business with ease. Users can fully customize their online store, add new sales channels in seconds, manage unlimited products and inventory, fulfill orders in a single step, track sales and growth trends, and more.

Establish the company's brand online with a custom domain name and online store. With instant access to hundreds of the best looking themes, and complete control over the look and feel, users can have a gorgeous store of their own that reflects the personality of their business.

Shopify currently powers over 160,000 retailers in 100 different countries, including: Tesla Motors, Gatorade, Forbes, Amnesty International, Encyclopedia Britannica, Maxim Magazine, CrossFit, Black Milk Clothing, Herschel Supply Co., and many more.

Pricing starting from:

US$29,00/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Key benefits of Shopify

  • Whether you sell online, on social media, in store, or out of the trunk of your car, Shopify has you covered.

  • Shopify handles everything from marketing and payments, to secure checkout and shipping.

  • Get a fully customizable website, online store, and blog, and accept credit cards instantly with Shopify Payments.

  • Sell on new sales channels like Pinterest and Amazon, and save time and money with Shopify Shipping and discounted rates.

  • All the features you want, none of the hassle. Shopify makes it easy to build and manage your online store.
  • Devices

    Business size

    S M L

    Markets

    Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, India, Mexico, United States

    Supported Languages

    English

    Pricing starting from:

    US$29,00/month

    • Free Version
    • Free Trial
    • Subscription

    Top 5 alternatives to Shopify

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    Shopify Software - Product page
    Shopify Software - Orders
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    Shopify Software - POS - Sell in-person, online or BOTH
    Shopify Software - Performance Overview
    Shopify Software - Main admin panel
    Shopify Software - Mobile app - manage your store from your iPad or iPhone
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    Shopify Software - Product page
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    Shopify Software - POS - Sell in-person, online or BOTH
    Shopify Software - Performance Overview
    Shopify Software - Main admin panel
    Shopify Software - Mobile app - manage your store from your iPad or iPhone
    Shopify Software - Mobile dashboard

    Features

    Total features of Shopify: 46

    • API
    • Activity Dashboard
    • CRM
    • Cataloging/Categorization
    • Channel Management
    • Content Management
    • Customer Accounts
    • Customer Database
    • Customizable Branding
    • Customizable Reports
    • Customizable Templates
    • Data Import/Export
    • Data Synchronization
    • Discount Management
    • Electronic Payments
    • Electronic Signature
    • Email Marketing
    • Email Templates
    • For Small Businesses
    • Gift Card Management
    • Inventory Management
    • Inventory Tracking
    • Item Management
    • Mobile Access
    • Mobile Commerce
    • Multi-Channel Management
    • Multi-Channel Marketing
    • Multi-Language
    • Multi-Store
    • Order Management
    • Order Processing
    • Product Catalog
    • Product Configurator
    • Product Data Management
    • Promotions Management
    • Refund Management
    • Retail Inventory Management
    • Returns Management
    • SEO Management
    • SSL Security
    • Sales Tax Management
    • Shipping Management
    • Shopping Cart
    • Third Party Integrations
    • Website Management
    • eCommerce Management

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    4,5 /5
    (5 453)
    Value for Money
    4,3/5
    Features
    4,4/5
    Ease of Use
    4,5/5
    Customer Support
    4,4/5

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    Electra H.
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    • Industry: Retail
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    #1 e-commerce store host on the internet!!

    Reviewed on 2022/05/20

    Easy, helpful, seamless

    Easy, helpful, seamless

    Pros

    The ease of use, no real coding needed, don't need another webmaster, price.

    Cons

    Honestly nothing. I left one platform and would never look back.

    Alternatives Considered

    Wix and HubSpot Marketing Hub

    Reasons for Choosing Shopify

    Too much coding and breaking down of site and bugs I couldn't fix on my own

    Switched From

    WooCommerce

    Reasons for Switching to Shopify

    Price, ease, integration
    Verified Reviewer
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    • Industry: Apparel & Fashion
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1+ year
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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Shopify Customer Review

    Reviewed on 2022/05/24

    Shopify enabled us to expand our eBay operation and become fully independent. We are able to...

    Shopify enabled us to expand our eBay operation and become fully independent. We are able to display our products and retain our identity online.

    Pros

    It is easy to use and learn. Errors can be rectified easily and cataloging is easy once you understand the basics of tagging. Themes offered are easy to use and modify. Customer service is available any time and phone reps are well spoken and fluent in english. Very good option is considering a move from eBay with their ever changing policies.

    Cons

    The software does take time to learn and there are limitations as it is not a tailored custom solution. But there are work around and almost any functionality can be added or achieved on shopify.

    Alternatives Considered

    Square Point of Sale and BigCommerce

    Reasons for Choosing Shopify

    eBay policies and requirements are an impediment to being successful on their platform.

    Switched From

    Terapeak Research

    Reasons for Switching to Shopify

    Ease of use, Available apps, Integration all played and part in our decision to choose Shopify.
    Charity M.
    Overall rating
    • Industry: Consumer Services
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1+ year
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    • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

    An organized, and generous income generating platform and website builder

    Reviewed on 2022/06/20

    Pros

    Integration seems to be a steady work in progress with freqhent updates to every feature, faster than I would expect them to come out. The prouduct seems like a rely well organized collaboration, from many different sources. I also love the almost open sourced setup of Shopify, and the creators leave tons of room for customer/user input and customizations - along with ample opportunities to generate income by contributing to user experiences, with a market for created apps, themes, widgets and more.

    Cons

    The pricing model shopifybuses seems easy to deal with and transparent, but the billing practices in many ways are overwhelming, in regards to the "optional" apps that you can/must use in order to make the entire product a value, without the app store, shopify is disappointing.

    Rachit A.
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    • Industry: E-Learning
    • Company size: 1 001-5 000 Employees
    • Used Weekly for 1-5 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

    Shopify Review

    Reviewed on 2022/05/30

    Shopify is a great E-commerce Website for any level or type of E-commerce business. It is very easy...

    Shopify is a great E-commerce Website for any level or type of E-commerce business. It is very easy to integrate with any Website (not custom bases), like Woocommerce, Magento, or your Amazon or Flipkart seller accounts, it has a hassle-free onboarding process, pay the charges, and start using it right away, it is quite Scaleable product, as one doesn't have to worry about Traffic, Shopify servers handle everything just fine and also it Connects to a lot of third Party Logistics like Shiprocket, Shyplite and Pickrr so one doesn't have to worry about Logistics. Also for beginner D2C brands, it's a boom as one doesn't have to worry about building tech and hiring a team to maintain it or enhance it is also a fact that as your business grows using Shopify will become a pain because of the high charges of the platform which depends upon your Daily volume so it's great until your volume is low or medium.

    Pros

    Pros:-
    >> Very easy to integrate with any Website (not custom bases), like Woocommerce, Magento, or your Amazon or Flipkart seller accounts.
    >> Hassle-free onboarding process, pay the charges, and start using it right away.
    >> Scaleable product, as one doesn't have to worry about Traffic, Shopify servers handle everything just fine.
    >> Custome integration is also possible via Shopify Developer's community.
    >> All features of an E-commerce platform are fulfilled through it, one doesn't have to move anywhere
    >> Connects to a lot of third Party Logistics like Shiprocket, Shyplite and Pickrr so one doesn't have to worry about Logistics.

    Cons

    Cons:-
    >> Pricing is just too high for large scale D2C Brands
    >> Customization is not possible easily
    >> To get into touch with Shopify sales or tech team is a pain in itself.

    Alternatives Considered

    WooCommerce and Spree

    Reasons for Choosing Shopify

    Spree is a Open source E-commerce product built on ROR, so it's great for businesses having high volumes and those who want's to build their tech.

    Switched From

    Spree

    Reasons for Switching to Shopify

    it was easy to get started with.
    Abdellatif S.
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    • Industry: Computer Software
    • Company size: Self Employed
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Shopify is the best way to start ecommerce

    Reviewed on 2022/05/16

    I ought to say this is the stage that I might want to use for my online business clients. Presumably...

    I ought to say this is the stage that I might want to use for my online business clients. Presumably that they are working really hard structure. I trust Shopify start a respectable client assistance that we can call and allow us to pose inquiries as a paying client.

    Pros

    So natural to simply import all my client's items and the day after that large number of items where on Google's most memorable page that astounded me. Extremely simple to arrangement and use. I use it for my client's internet based shop.

    Cons

    Where do I started? - Only a couple of free site topic! truly?? indeed, even we're burning through $30/month we need to pay like $300 to get a respectable subject! - Although the vast majority (counting myself) thought there was such countless instructional exercises on web however there isn't sufficient. A large portion of them are being made by the more established rendition and doesn't match the new look. - Google's page speed test is continuously showing lower speed contrasting with different stages like Wordpress. - No client assistance which isn't adequate

    Alternatives Considered

    WooCommerce

    Reasons for Switching to Shopify

    it was the cheapest one and Had a different tutoriel in YOUTUBE
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    Shopify FAQs

    Below are some frequently asked questions for Shopify.

    Shopify offers the following pricing plans:

    • Starting from: US$29,00/month
    • Pricing model: Subscription
    • Free Trial: Available

    BASIC SHOPIFY: $29 per month Online rate: 2.9% + 30¢ In person rate: 2.7% + 0¢ SHOPIFY: $79 per month Online rate: 2.6% + 30¢ In person rate: 2.5% + 0¢ ADVANCED SHOPIFY: $299 per month Online rate: 2.4% + 30¢ In person rate: 2.4% + 0¢

    Shopify has the following typical customers:

    Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1 000, 1 001-5 000

    Shopify supports the following languages:

    English

    Shopify supports the following devices:

    Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

    Shopify integrates with the following applications:

    Birdeye, Chargify, Constant Contact, Cyfe, Desk.com, Get Satisfaction, Heartland Retail, Instagram, Kissmetrics, Mad Mimi, Mailchimp, Meta for Business, PayPal, Privy, QuickBooks Commerce, Quickbooks Online, Sendinblue, Skubana, Twitter, Zapier, itDuzzit

    Shopify offers the following support options:

    Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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