Shopify is awesome. Really easy to get started and great analytics.
posted 5 years ago
Shopify is the coolest ecommerce platform on the web. The design and ergonomics are far beyond 99% of all ecommerce platforms. Better design means better customer experience and increased business. The only downside is when you want to implement something that is too complex for the shopify system, i.e. member discounts. There are a number of plug-ins/add-ons for shopify that may provide the functionality you're looking for. Of course less complicated features can also be a good thing. If your business does it need it, keep it simple, and your sales can even benefit from simplicity.
Christopher 5 years ago
I started off with etsy and really enjoyed their sense of community and simplicity. My business really started to grow, and after some research, I decided Shopify was best for me. It took some getting used to- I don't have a lot of technical knowledge, but it was definitely a good move for me. My business is really expanding, and Shopify offers limitless growing possibilities. The fees can add up, but if you have an established business, it's really worth it.
Jill 5 years ago
Shopify offers everything you need to open an online store.
You can choose from over 50 free and premium themes from their Theme Store or you can design one from scratch. You can customize your store's design, upload your own logo, use your own domain, and accept credit cards.
Shopify takes care of the technical side-- automatic back ups, security, blazing fast servers, and free updates-- so you can focus on building your online business.