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Wix vs Shopify: Our Conclusion by Testing Both Platforms (2019)

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Building a website and building an online store overlap remarkably. Each area tends to have its own big software names, but there’s even an overlap here as well.

In this review, I’m going to look at what I think is one of the most interesting cases of overlap, and the ensuing competition that’s come out of it.In one corner, we have the most popular ecommerce platform around right now.

As far as out-of-the-box solutions go (meaning solutions that come with everything you need), Shopify is easily the king.

Since 2006, Shopify has facilitated over $82 billion in sales, and currently supports over 600,000 active stores. Enough said.

In the other corner of the ring, we have what is likely the most popular website builder: Wix. Wix has grown since 2006 to serve over 110 million users, with an average of 45,000 new signups every day.

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Shopify vs SquareSpace: Head to Head Comparison (2019)

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Despite the fact that I’m very involved with the worlds of Shopify and Squarespace—site building, shop-building, ecommerce, etc—I tend to mix these two names up. Why? Well, I suppose because I frequently see advertisements for the both of them, and they’re the two big “S” names in building software.

While it’s true these two companies overlap, they’re also pretty different. Shopify is the most established commercial name in ecommerce software, having facilitated over $82 billion in sales since its founding in 2006.

Squarespace provides easy website building and was founded in 2003. It may not be the single most popular website builder (we don’t have exact numbers for these things, to be honest), but it’s certainly one of the most recognizable brands.

Both companies can claim, as part of their popularity, a lot of big names that have signed onto their services. A couple of Shopify’s big clients include Kylie Jenner’s company and Nestle.

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Volusion Vs Shopify: The Key Differences You Need to Know

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If you want to open or revamp your online store, you’re in luck: it’s now 2019, also called the future, and there are many ways in which you can do this easily.

Shopping cart and ecommerce software are part of today’s software renaissance, and that means business owners who need ecommerce tools have plenty of options.

The most famous of these options is Shopify. With over 600,000 users, Shopify has facilitated over $82 billion in transactions—perhaps the most of any fully-featured shopping cart software.

Shopify is not by any means the undisputed best ecommerce solution. It may be the most popular for now, but several competitors come quite close (such as BigCommerce, WooCommerce, and others).

Of these competitors, Volusion has proven itself to be quite a star in its own right. It may not have Shopify’s stats—yet—but it still boasts over 30,000 active users and has facilitated a whopping $28 billion in sales.

Clearly, Volusion must be

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WooCommerce vs Shopify (2019): Head-to-Head Comparison

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You’ve probably heard several adages about comparing apples to oranges. You’re not supposed to compare the two because…well, they’re simply different. Comparing apples to apples and oranges to oranges makes much more sense.

Comparing WooCommerce to Shopify is a bit like comparing apples to oranges. But here’s the thing my friend: in real life, billions of dollars in ecommerce transactions are more important than an apple and an orange. Comparing is essential.

WooCommerce and Shopify are both immensely popular ecommerce solutions. They’re pretty different, but they still can compete with each other for your business. So let’s compare these two delicious ecommerce fruits.

Context first: why are they different? WooCommerce basically stems its popularity from WordPress, because it’s a WordPress plugin. Accordingly, as WordPress powers roughly a quarter of websites, WooCommerce powers roughly 30% of ecommerce sites. The plugin alone has been downloaded millions of times.

And then there’s Shopify. Whereas WooCommerce is a plugin that gets added to your site, Shopify is a full-on store-building software.

It doesn’t have nearly as many installations compared to WooCommerce, with around 600,000 stores using Shopify actively…but it has facilitated over $82 billion in transactions. Among store-builders and shopping cart software—and there is some competition, believe me—Shopify ranks as the most popular, with WooCommerce probably being the bigger brother.

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Shopify vs. BigCommerce: Key Differences You Should Know (2019)

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Note: We have tested both platforms. Based on that, we have done a comparison that would help you to decide which one would be great for you.

The world of ecommerce site-building has a few giants. Perhaps the largest of them is Shopify: since its founding in 2006, it has processed more than $72 billion in sales—the GDP of a small country.

This staggering volume has set Shopify far apart from most of its other competitors.

There is, however, a rival shopping cart and e-commerce platform that holds substantial influence of its own.

That would be BigCommerce; like Shopify, BigCommerce was once a start-up with a small team that ballooned over the years.

Since its founding in 2009, BigCommerce has processed $17 billion in sales; although far from Shopify’s walloping figure, BigCommerce has certainly set itself out from the competition to become one of Shopify’s main rivals.

What’s more, BigCommerce has become the platform of choice for many of the world’s leading brands, such as Toyota, Motorola, Camelbak, and Ben & Jerry’s (among others).

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