Etsy is an established global marketplace. And it’s a great place for anyone to try out a small online business with zero risk and zero commitment. But unfortunately, Etsy is also a place where many people fail, get discouraged, or never start in the first place.
Depop is a social shopping app for used fashion items. They charge a 10% commission fee when you sell on their platform, but make getting started with your shop incredibly easy.
Poshmark is an online app (plus desktop version) where users can buy and sell fashion products from their virtual “closet”. Like Etsy, Poshmark has a loyal tribe of buyers and sellers — but unlike Etsy, Poshmark focuses on enabling users to “easily shop closets and boutiques”. They focus solely on new and “pre-loved” fashion products, […]
WooCommerce is the most popular eCommerce plugin for WordPress, which is the Internet’s most popular content management software.
This guide covers exactly how to set up a WordPress ecommerce website with the WooCommerce plugin. The WordPress platform originally began as a way to blog online. Over the years, it has evolved into a full blown “content management system” – in other words, a backend software that can “power” any type of website – […]
Volusion is one of the most popular hosted ecommerce platforms. They focus on providing a full toolkit for ecommerce owners who want a hosted solutions. They have historically been a go-to solution for mid-size ecommerce companies who valued their operations & inventory features. But, as of July 2018, Volusion launched V2 of their platform. With […]
BigCommerce and WooCommerce + WordPress are two of the most well-known ecommerce platforms. I’ve written a BigCommerce Review and WooCommerce Review individually. But if you’re considering BigCommerce vs. WooCommerce + WordPress, how do you decide which one is the best fit for you and your project? I’ve been able to consult with clients who use […]
Shopify and BigCommerce are two of the fastest-growing and most well-known hosted eCommerce platforms. I’ve reviewed Shopify and BigCommerce already. I’ve used both as a customer and as a consultant to customers of both. Ecommerce options exist on a spectrum of convenience and control. Both Shopify and BigCommerce are right in the middle of the […]
There are a lot of options for running an online store – BigCommerce is an all-in-one eCommerce solution that I’ve worked on for several clients’ online stores since 2012. Here’s my BigCommerce review – with the pros and cons of using BigCommerce for your online store. What Is BigCommerce? There are a lot of considerations […]
Choosing the best ecommerce platform for your online store is a tough and often all too confusing process. It’s tough to run a simple comparison because there is no such thing as an absolute “best ecommerce platform” – only the platform that is right for your business considering all the tradeoffs.