Ecommerce - Top 5 shopping cart

The 2 eCommerce store platforms you MUST know about!

Hey there! I see you’ve been stumbling on the Internet for the best eCommerce store platform for your business. πŸ›’

In this post, I’ll tell you about the most used shopping cart tools and why they are used the most.

Without further distraction, let’s get to the point.

WooCommerce

eCommerce store platform - WooCommerce
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WooCommerce is a very popular shopping cart tool for eCommerce stores and also powers more than 28% of all online stores.

It is a free plugin which can be installed on WordPress (also free).

You will need an active WordPress installation to use WooCommerce.

The website needs to be hosted. You can either host it with a hosting provider or get the paid WordPress.com subscription.

If you would like to setup your own WooCommerce store and need some assistance on it, feel free to ping us on WhatsApp, Instagram or Email.

Anyone you prefer πŸ˜„

Pros:

  • Free to use πŸ†“
  • Highly customizable platform πŸ“
  • Plenty of integrations available πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’»

Cons:

  • Not the easiest tool to setup πŸ€Έβ€β™‚οΈ
  • Requires time to get used to it ⏳

Shopify

Want to create an eCommerce store at the fastest possible speed?

eCommerce store platform - Shopify
Shopify Logo

Shopify. πŸ’₯

It’s the answer.

Shopify lets you create beautiful looking eCommerce websites in a jiffy.

It’s a hosted solution which means that you’ll not need to worry about web hosting. Your store is hosted on Shopify’s secure servers.

This is a paid platform. Their plans start from $29/month which go up depending on the features offered by them.

You might be taken aback by the pricing. But hey, convenience comes at a cost, right?

A good eCommerce store platform should be able to make money for you. So, you need to invest something to get something out of it.

We have created Shopify stores and love the simplicity that it provides.

Pros:

  • Fast and easy setup ⚑
  • Numerous plugins available πŸ”’
  • Has a short learning curve 🎒
  • Hosted on the cloud ☁

Cons:

  • Paid. Convenience comes at a cost. πŸ’²
  • Add on fees can add up πŸ’°

We believe that Digital Marketing is an integral part of your eCommerce journey as that’s how people will come to know about your website, your brand.

You can check this article of ours on the importance of Digital Marketing.

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