Considering BigCommerce alternatives? You’re in the right place.
Choosing the right eCommerce platform is complicated. With so many options out there, including both open source and hosted services, it’s difficult to know which solution is best. Whether you’re looking for a tool with inventory management and SEO functionality, or you just want to add a shopping cart to your existing site, there’s no shortage of solutions.
BigCommerce stands out as one of the most attractive tools on the market for ecommerce sales.
While BigCommerce is certainly a powerful and popular ecommerce platform, there can exist a number of reasons why you might be considering and evaluating alternatives to this platform for creating a new online store or for migrating an existing one. If this is where you are at, you will find my list of top 10 BigCommerce alternatives along with a short review of each to be useful.
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If you're an online business owner, you’re likely to have heard of the payment platform Stripe.com. It's used by thousands of eCommerce retailers to process payments and is one of the most popular eCommerce tools for merchants worldwide.
But, what you may not know is that in October 2020, Stripe launched Stripe Climate. With a few simple clicks, this empowers businesses to divert a small portion of their earnings to help grow carbon removal technologies. While these technologies are still developing, you could be part of a group of small and growing businesses that want to change how carbon removal operates.
Given Stripe Climate is less than a year old at the time of writing, we’re giving you all the information that's currently available to help you familiarize yourself with Stripe's climate initiative.
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Semrush recently monitored their database of 20 billion queries to identify which keywords face the lowest amount of competition in the Google search engine.
The idea behind this was so that they could identify which phrases are currently being underutilized, to help companies find some gems when building out their keyword research.
Additional to this they also looked at the flipside of high competition keywords. To see how people were behaving on search engines and what the common phrases were.
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With Shopify powering over 500,000 businesses across 175 countries, it's safe to say that lots of merchants rely on this eCommerce platform to establish their online presence. Of course, branding is an essential aspect of that.
While Shopify only comes with nine basic themes (each of which comes with its own templates), hundreds of premium themes are available. On top of that, users have access to an active community that's brimming with other design-minded online store owners. All things considering, there are plenty of resources available to help you bring your dream eCommerce store to life.
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Ever thought about selling shower curtains with your original design printed on them?
How about coffee mugs with inside office jokes? Or statement phone cases?
These custom products are sold all over the internet, but the good news is that there's always room for more creativity.
After all, your ideas are going to be completely unique, allowing you to make money on your best designs.
The main problems you'll encounter involve fulfilment, billing, designing, and sourcing. Luckily, Printify takes care of all of these.
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If you've thought of buying or selling an online course at some point, Udemy has most likely come across your radar. It's by far the most popular place to purchase online courses, and the quality is usually pretty respectable. What's more is that as a consumer, you can check ratings and reviews to filter out the junk.
But the big question for you is whether or not it's a viable place for selling your own online courses. In this Udemy review, we'll talk about why Udemy is so popular and outline the features that make it so appealing.
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The term "web hosting" can sound complicated and it can scare people looking to make their way into ecommerce. However, in 2021 web hosting isn't complicated.
Picking between hosting companies should be one of the first things you do as a retailer, right up there with choosing your platform or deciding on your store's name.
If you are set on WordPress and you've found yourself asking any of these questions. Then our guide to the 10 Best WordPress Hosting services can help you out.
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WooCommerce is one of the better-known tools for eCommerce sales in the world today. Designed to plug naturally into the world’s favorite CMS, WordPress, WooCommerce simplifies the act of building your own sales platform from scratch. However, because it’s an open-source solution, WooCommerce does come with a few extra challenges to consider.
If you’re going to access opensource technology like WooCommerce, you also need a hosting provider. This is something you might have encountered before if you’re familiar with open-source software. However, if you’re new to designing your website, it can be challenging to sort through all the available options for hosting, and ensure you’re making the right choice.
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