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How to Start an Online Store for Free in 2021

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Starting an ecommerce business and setting up an online store has never been easier in 2021. There are many ecommerce platforms to choose from, but in this article, we will take you through two of the finest, Ecwid and Square.

If you are just beginning in the world of ecommerce and are looking to start an online store for free then this article will help you do just that.

Before you begin to decide which of the two free ecommerce platform you will be choosing, there are two topics worth thinking about.

  1. The domain name for your online store
  2. Website security SSL certificate

Let's take you through how to sort those initially, before we deep dive into the store builders.

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Ghost Website Builder Review (May 2021) – Everything You Need to Know

If you’re launching your first-ever website or looking for a new blogging platform that offers more than what you have at the moment, you'll need to do some research. Tedious though this may sound, it's the only way to find the right website builder for your needs.

No doubt you’ve heard of the heavy hitters: WordPress.org, Squarespace, and Wix. They've all done great jobs of promoting their name around the web, so much so that they're practically household brands.

In contrast, Ghost.org, quite like its name, isn't as well-known. With only 7,000 active users in 2021, this open-source website builder hasn’t enjoyed as much attention as its competitors.

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A Concise Bluehost + WooCommerce Review (May 2021)

Bluehost is a veteran web hosting provider with a focus on WordPress. They're famously beginner-friendly and affordable, making them a suitable choice for budding entrepreneurs looking to start an online store.

When it comes to eCommerce web hosting, security, performance, and storage are all significant considerations. But you also need a solution that seamlessly integrates with powerful eCommerce platforms like WooCommerce and offers the support you need to keep everything running smoothly.

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The Ultimate Guide to Magento Hosting (May 2021)

Magento is a robust solution in the world of eCommerce. Many developers and store owners rely on Magento for selling their products online. If you are among such users, you might have spent some time figuring out the best possible Magento hosting solution for your business.

While Magento’s requirements are not something extraordinary, not every web hosting provider can run a Magento installation equally well. As such, you need to bear certain special considerations in mind when selecting a Magento hosting service for your website.

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Wix vs BigCommerce (May 2021): Which Comes Out on Top?

Deciding which product to use when you’re building an online business can be tough. There are tons of ecommerce tools out there to help. Unfortunately, the sheer amount of choice also makes it harder to make the right decision.

Wix and BigCommerce are two of the better-known market leaders online store design. Both tools offer a range of powerful features to bring your site to life. They also both deliver a host of things like templates, convenient back-end management and more to make life easier.

Let’s take a closer look at Wix and BigCommerce.

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Tundra Review (May 2021): The Complete Guide

For many business owners, there are few models more effective than buying wholesale online. The digital world simplifies the process of sourcing products both near and far. Plus, thanks to the wide selection of suppliers on the web, it’s easier to choose a unique selection of products today than ever.

The biggest challenge is figuring out where you’re going to get the items you need, for a price you can afford. Online wholesalers like Tundra are all about bridging the gap between retailersand their suppliers. Tundra knows that sourcing amazing products can be difficult, with a lot of complicated paperwork and multiple admin steps often involved.

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WooCommerce vs Magento (May 2021): Which is Best for You?

You know you need a powerful environment where you can build a customizable store, and online presence. WooCommerce promises all the flexibility and scalability of the WordPress landscape. Magento promises some of the most powerful tools for developing your brand.

Both of these titans can offer business leaders the tools they need to start selling online – and fast. Which is probably why it’s so difficult to choose one over the other.

Fortunately, we’re here to help.

Today, we’ll be exploring some of the biggest differences between Magento and WooCommerce, to help you make a more informed decision.

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Podia vs Kajabi (May 2021): Which is Best for You?

Online education is a big thing right now. More than ever, people are searching for effective ways to improve their skills and expand their talents online. As the digital world grows more popular, there are tons of opportunities for educators to take advantage.

If you’ve got skills and knowledge to share, there are plenty of SaaS platforms out there to supply you with the tools you need to create, market, and sell your online course. Two of the most popular options right now are Kajabi and Podia.

Both Kajabi and Podia are well-known platforms, but each has its own pros and cons to consider when you’re shopping for the ideal solution.

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