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Score 7.2 out of 100

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Score 8.8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Adobe Experience Manager Forms

We use PDF forms for our submissions to the USPTO as well as for obtaining signature documents. With LiveCycle, I can update forms, save them, load them into my docketing database, and have them pre-populated with data. This process ensures continuity, less chance for error, and the ability to save the paralegals time when it comes to preparing filings.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Shopify

Shopify is great for someone looking to become an affiliate marketer. They have multiple features to help you sell their product. I would say it is a little less appropriate for people who have limited web design experience. It can be a little confusing when you are first starting out. Overall though, I would say that it is easy to use.
Dan Hanna | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Online Storefront

Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
8.7
Product catalog & listings
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
9.0
Product management
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
8.7
Bulk product upload
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
8.0
Branding
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
8.9
Mobile storefront
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
9.1
Product variations
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
8.4
Website integration
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
8.9
Visual customization
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
8.7
CMS
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
8.5

Online Shopping Cart

Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
8.8
Abandoned cart recovery
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
8.7
Checkout user experience
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
8.8

Online Payment System

Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
9.5
eCommerce security
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
9.5

eCommerce Marketing

Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
8.3
Promotions & discounts
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
8.7
Personalized recommendations
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
8.4
SEO
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
7.8

eCommerce Business Management

Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
8.3
Multi-site management
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
6.7
Order processing
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
9.1
Inventory management
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
8.9
Shipping
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
8.7
Custom functionality
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
8.1

Pros

Adobe Experience Manager Forms

  • Ease of use for end users - the forms made from LiveCycle work flawlessly
  • Adding sections dedicated to pictures or other elements - there is some room for design here
  • Variety of choices for types of input to be added to each form and many options for configuring each of them
  • Works REALLY well for forms that just require text information to be filled in
Ruby Javaid | TrustRadius Reviewer

Shopify

  • Ease of Use - Very user friendly. Anyone can pick it up within a couple days and know how to do almost everything.
  • Great Customer Service - The help is excellent. Also, they have a huge community where people are happy to help.
  • Ton of Add-Ons - You can find a ton of add-ons and modules to use that can be installed by you. They don't require developers.
  • Inexpensive - Because it's easy to use and doesn't require a ton of developer time, it's so much cheaper to run.
Jeff Moriarty | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Adobe Experience Manager Forms

  • A better guide or intro tutorial would have been great to have.
  • The learning curve is very steep.
  • File sizes can be improved upon as complex projects often push limits of this solution.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Shopify

  • Shopping cart is hard to customize and it's hosted by Shopify separately
  • Transaction fees can get high if you have a lot of transactions
  • To do any special customizations, you will need a developer and the platform is somewhat rigid with capabilities.
Scott Markman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Experience Manager Forms

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Shopify

Shopify 9.5
Based on 15 answers
Shopify continues to earn me money and attract new customers without becoming a burden to my business, so it only makes sense to stick with Shopify. After beginning with setting up stores for my other clients I became so happy with the platform I progressed to setting up a store for myself.
David Green | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Adobe Experience Manager Forms

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Shopify

Shopify 10.0
Based on 3 answers
All the functionality needed for a basic store is extremely easy to manage. Though some deeper customization requires coding it doesn't hide the code from you and provides an abundance of developer resources.
David Green | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Adobe Experience Manager Forms

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Shopify

Shopify 10.0
Based on 3 answers
In terms of support I give Shopify a 9 out of 10 because they're always very friendly and thorough, and they personally can't solve my problem for me they always point me in the proper direction with the proper information I need to move forward
Paul Francis Jones | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Adobe Experience Manager Forms

I have only ever used LiveCycle for our PDF form creation. I am not sure what other options there are, but we have never needed to look into anything else as LiveCycle works for us.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Shopify

Shopify was the easiest to use for my client on the backend, which was a major incentive for them over the other platforms. It had all the features they needed, and ultimately they were able to manage everything in-house without needing to bring in a major developer or sacrificing features
Gary Gray | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Adobe Experience Manager Forms

  • Having LiveCycle enables me to offer more products in my lineup, so that is always a good thing. Most clients like the idea of being able to purchase a template and then making changes themselves, so I've had quite a few sales here. However it's not really something that will make me rich overnight or anything. It's just a tool that enables me to have different products.
  • If they could figure out a way to improve the limitations in terms of design capability in the form creation process, I could probably leverage this software a lot better since I would use it more.
Ruby Javaid | TrustRadius Reviewer

Shopify

  • Shopify has allowed me to add more products than I could have ordered on my own with investment upfront. Their dropshipping apps and tools make it the perfect add on to any clothing businesses to get started with less investment up front.
  • Within Shopify's app store I was able to use an affiliate app to help track influencers and sales that originated from those influencers to drive more sales. This paid app returns 100x its original cost each month and serves as a significant revenue generator to our store's sales.
Nichole Pelaez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Adobe Experience Manager Forms

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Shopify

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Adobe Experience Manager Forms
6.3
Shopify
9.0

Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
9.5

Usability

Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
10.0

Reliability and Availability

Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
10.0

Support Rating

Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
10.0

Implementation Rating

Adobe Experience Manager Forms
Shopify
10.0

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