Anyone can tell which platform is best for creating an online eCommerce store?

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Actually, want to make my own ecommerce store for promotional products. I am confused about whether to create a Website in Shopify or Magento ?

or which company is the best for this service?
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  • Profile picture of the author dave_hermansen
    Shopify, BigCommerce and 3DCart are our top 3.
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  • Profile picture of the author Andrey3333
    Firstly, I wanted to build my shop with Shopify, but it seemed to be quite expensive and I decided to use WordPress
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  • Profile picture of the author spartan14
    Well start with wordress if you dont have cash to invest in shopify after that when you will grow a little move to shopify as it offers you alot of useful options for your ecommerce business than wordpress
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    • Profile picture of the author Jack Calder
      Hi Admin, I saw your message thanks for your advice. You removed my confusion.

      Do you Know that which is the Best Company who provide shopify services at affordable price ?
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  • Profile picture of the author Micheal Perkins
    In my opinion, Shopify is the way to go.

    You can sign up for a free 14 day trial to get started, which will let you start working on getting everything setup and ready to go before you actually go live. After that you can use their cheapest plan which is only $29 a month. This small fee gets you a system that is specifically designed for ecommerce.

    Wordpress is ultimately a blogging platform that you will need to continually update on your own, pay extra fees to use reputable plugins to make it work and function as a store, and pay for things like SSL certificates. So once you start paying for those thing that you will need to operate properly and successfully, you'll probably get to $29 a month or more very quickly.

    I can't say a whole lot about Magento. I worked on setting up a Magento store for some clients about 8 years ago, and it was a bit of a struggle to learn. I'm not sure if it has changed and become easier to use now, so someone with more recent experience might offer better advice from a user perspective.

    With Shopify, there are apps that you need to help with your operation of the store. Everything you need to get started with the apps you will find free versions that work and get the job done. Once you are making money, you can start looking at other apps that cost monthly subscription fees that have extra bells and whistles that make things even easier.

    Just my 2 cents.

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  • Profile picture of the author DaGeekin
    Yeah so anyone who says shopify is wrong and dont listen to them. The Best BY FAR is Clickfunnels! In a shopify store your going to run ads to it then the people you spent money getting are gonna shop around and forget why they are there (too buy the object on your ad) maybe a notification for their favorite star wars fun 10 best facts video will pop up and suck them into the void away from your store. This is BAD NEWS for the guy who just bought them to be on their store! You need a funnel system that takes the person from the ad and puts them in front of a description of the item they saw and then a Big fat Buy button! Then Hit them with some upsells related to that niche tat they might be interested in.or try to sell them a deal on buying multiple instances of the same product they just bought for a reduced price. You can have a store on the side but even with the store your gonna wanna use a funnel. I use clickfunnels for my own system and I cannot recommenced it more highly for promoting anything online!
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  • Profile picture of the author parmarjeet
    I always suggest woo-commerce, its very simple to set up and you will find most of the plugins integrated with it so you don't get stuck in near future. Only cons that I found about Woo-commerce is it slow downs your site little bit so should always use a good cache plugin to optimize your store.

    All the best
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    • Profile picture of the author Jack Calder
      Thanks, But i think Shopify is much better than Woocomerce because WordPress is not much secure.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jennifer Isola
    Actually it depends on your preference. There's Shopify and there's also WooCommerce.

    If you want to save in the long run id recommend creating it with WooCommerce on WP.

    I did found a video that teaches you how to make it from scratch.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alex Gramm
    What do you need? Are you looking for platform?
    I think the best platform is the one you developed by yourself. Because this platform meets your requirements. Or Magento 2 good for you, because I work with a staff of Magento developers.

    To gather your needs, to assess the development and maintance costs and choose platform.
    In other words, you need to understand your needs and resources, to define objective selection criteria.
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  • Profile picture of the author techwizard
    If this is your first time opening an online store then I4ll definitely go with Shopify as it's easy to use.

    Second to that comes Woocommerce, a very stable and complete platform where you won't need any technical skills. With woo, you'll need to consider more things along with creating the site (hosting, page load, security...)

    We use Shopify for our clients and Woocommerce for our own site.

    I would suggest you start at least with Shopify and see if it meets your requirements.
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  • Profile picture of the author richardZ
    Originally Posted by Jack Calder View Post

    Actually, want to make my own ecommerce store for promotional products. I am confused about whether to create a Website in Shopify or Magento ?

    or which company is the best for this service?
    Including Shopify & Magento, there are also many other platforms available like bigcommerce, volusion, etc. to create store for ecommerce. But if you want to know the difference or pros and cons between magento and shopify then you should checkout below resouces:

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  • Profile picture of the author SEOexpertItaly
    I vote for woocommerce. Always use that for my own project. You can expand it a lot with usefull plugin, and community is great.
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  • Profile picture of the author h3ktor
    Shopify is the best platform out there. Their app ecosystem is robust, platform scalability and sales channel is top notch and if you consider the cost of running hosted platforms like woocommerce, $29/month for shopify is pretty cheap.
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  • Profile picture of the author jasica992
    Shopify and Woocomerce.
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