The best ecommerce platform made for your business.

Product Overview

Shopify is an e-commerce platform designed to help businesses create and manage online stores. It offers features such as multi-channel selling across various marketplaces and social media, a wide array of payment options including its own gateway, Shopify Payments, and a library of over 8,000 apps.


  • Includes branding and domain names
  • Offers dropshipping business options
  • Uses Facebook ads and Google Smart shopping
  • Multi-platform selling
  • Extensive payment options
  • 7,000-plus app integrations


  • Reliant on apps to boost functionality
  • High transaction fees
  • Not ideal for blogging
  • Hidden costs lead to pricier higher-tier plans

Target Market

Shopify is best for large stores with 10+ products, but also usable by entrepreneurs and small to medium-sized businesses. Shopify serves those who are new to e-commerce as well as those who have more complex needs and require advanced functionalities.

About Shopify

Shopify is an eCommerce software that offers one platform for your eCommerce and point of sale needs. The platform provides all the tools and features you need to start, run, and grow your business. Start by buying a domain or getting a free domain name. You can also use an existing domain for your Shopify store.

Try Shopify for free, and explore all the tools and services you need to start, run, and grow your business. The eCommerce platform lets you sell products to all visitors of your website via the online marketplaces. You’ll also be given built-in tools for marketing campaigns to help promote your products on Facebook and Google searches.

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Shopify Features

  • Branding and domain names
  • Website editor
  • Increased online presence
  • Online store with eCommerce hosting
  • Shopping cart
  • Point of sale
  • Checkout
  • Sales channels
  • Facebook ads
  • Google Smart shopping
  • Dropshipping business options

Shopify Pricing

The cost of Shopify Basic starts at $29/month. Growing businesses with online or in-store locations is $79 per month. The Advanced Shopify plan, for scaling businesses, is $299 per month. There are no setup fees and plans can be canceled at any time. There is a free 14-day trial available. There is no free version available, though discounted pricing is available on annual plans.

Using Shopify Payments means you won’t have to pay transaction fees. If you choose an external payment gateway, there will be additional fees of 2%, 1% or 0.5% for Basic Shopify, Shopify, and Advanced Shopify plans, respectively.

Starting Price
$29 /month
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User Reviews of Shopify

Submitted on November 30th, 2021 by Wyatt Thurston

Shopify is 100% the best platform. We have loved our experience with Shopify and will never leave.

Submitted on February 10th, 2020 by Chioma Ngwudo

Using Shopify we’ve been able to build something in 3 years that a lot of brands can’t do in 10 years.

I think what separates Shopify from the rest is how customizable it is. There is an app that suggests more things for visitors to buy. Every time somebody asks me “who does your website” I can proudly say “me” because of how intuitive the platform is in letting me control what is listed.