Over 74 million sites depend on the WordPress platform to host their blogs, sell their products or just write their daily musings for the world to see. When you get started building your ecommerce website you certainly have lots of choices to make, and WordPress ties into this.
Which of the standout ecommerce platforms will you choose? Are you planning on grabbing a theme to sell your products or is there someone you can pay to build the site from scratch? Heck, what do you even plan on selling through your ecommerce website?
Continue reading How to Create a Fantastic Online Shop with WooCommerce, Divi and SiteGround (May 2020)
Ecwid, for starters, is not like most of the other ecommerce platforms we’ve reviewed before. But then again, it turns out Ecwid is not that different when it comes to online selling functionalities. Very contradicting when you come to think of it.
So, what is Ecwid, and what’s the difference between Ecwid and other ecommerce platforms?
Now, before we look into Ecwid’s system, allow me to ask this…Have you ever wondered if you’re using the right ecommerce platform for your ecommerce business? Do you sometimes stumble upon a new service that’s more functional and cheaper than what you’re using now?
Well, count yourself lucky if you have. But guess what? You might not be able to shift to the new ecommerce platform or even just modify your site at all. And that has, in fact, been one of the major problems facing small ecommerce merchants for many years.
Well, at least until solutions like Ecwid came along, and proved to be revolutionary.
Continue reading Ecwid Review 2020: Is it the Best Free Ecommerce Solution for Any Website?
What ecommerce platform do you plan on using for your online store? Volusion? Shopify? Maybe BigCommerce? What about choosing the most popular ecommerce solution in the world? That’s right, none of the platforms mentioned above are the most used in the industry. According to an Alexa study, Magento is used on 20% of all ecommerce sites online. That's pretty impressive! One of the reasons for this is because of Magento's flexibility and expandability. You can add just about any type of feature to your site–and that's why so many large and fast-growing businesses opt for Magento. In this Magento review, we'll outline the platform's best features, along with things like pricing and customer support.
Continue reading The Ultimate Magento 2 Ecommerce Review (May 2020)
Wix is known for its simple website builder, with a drag and drop interface and a development wonderland for complete beginners. Wix ecommerce has also seen some success, with competitive pricing and decent-looking themes.
Basically, the Wix Ecommerce system allows for selling anything from clothing to specialty cakes. There's even support for digital goods like audio files and eBooks.
The company has taken the website building world by storm, helping small business owners leapfrog over expensive website design companies and put their own time into generating a stylish website–without having to pay the hefty costs.
Wix still can't beat out more powerful ecommerce platforms like Shopify, or more beautiful systems like Squarespace, but that's not exactly what Wix is trying to do.
Continue reading Wix Ecommerce Review: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (May 2020)
Volusion was founded in Austin, Texas, by Kevin Sproles, and has been in business since 1999. Volusion provides a fully cloud-based ecommerce platform. The company offers all the basic functions needed to operate your own online store, as well as some features that set them apart from their main competitors. In this Volusion review, we'll talk about all the goods and bads.
Famous (past and present) Volusion clients include companies such as Intel, 3M, and Slickwraps. It has processed over 185 million orders for Volusion customers. Many consider Volusion to be one of the top ecommerce platforms, so read on to see what I think about the company's features.
Continue reading The Ultimate Volusion Review (May 2020)
LemonStand was once one of the best names in the ecommerce market, and the company also had a powerful platform to go with it. It was a place for many creatives and small businesses to sell products, but unfortunately, that has come to an end.
If you're curious about our thoughts on LemondStand, feel free to read our review on the platform below. If you're more interested in migrating from LemonStand to another platform, we have a tutorial for that as well.
Continue reading An In-Depth LemonStand Ecommerce Review – Features, Pros, Cons
Initially, Squarespace was only a SaaS-based content management system (CMS)
which offered a designer-friendly website builder, blogging platform and hosting service. Now Squarespace has spent some time in the ecommerce space to make it an experienced contender in terms of ecommerce platforms
. Its platform is called Squarespace Commerce, and it offers beautiful templates, an easy way to launch a store, and some solid features. In this detailed Squarespace review
, we'll talk about things like pricing, features, and what type of customer support you can get for your store.
Continue reading Squarespace Review (May 2020) – 11 Pros and Cons of Using Squarespace