Big Cartel vs. ShopBase

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Big Cartel
Score 10.0 out of 10
N/A
Big Cartel is an eCommerce platform built for artists, such as artists, designers, and musicians, to build an online store.
$9.99
per month
ShopBase
Score 8.6 out of 10
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
ShopBase is an e-commerce platform that allows the user to set up stores and sell online. The platform enables users to sell products and services on a website, take secure payments, and manage inventory. The vendor states ShopBase stands apart from other platforms mainly due to its focus on dropshipping, print-on-demand, and white label. ShopBase boasts more than 100,000 users coming from 100+ countries in the world.
$19
strore
Pricing
Big CartelShopBase
Editions & Modules
50 Products
$9.99
per month
250 Products
$19.99
per month
500 Products
$29.99
per month
5 Products
Free
BasicBase
$19
strore
StandardBase
$59
strore
ProBase
$249
strore
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Big CartelShopBase
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup fee$19 per store
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
Big CartelShopBase
Top Pros
Top Cons

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Features
Big CartelShopBase
Online Storefront
Comparison of Online Storefront features of Product A and Product B
Big Cartel
10.0
1 Ratings
26% above category average
ShopBase
9.4
1 Ratings
20% above category average
Product catalog & listings10.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Product management10.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Branding10.01 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Mobile storefront10.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Product variations10.01 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Website integration10.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Visual customization10.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Bulk product upload00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
CMS00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Online Shopping Cart
Comparison of Online Shopping Cart features of Product A and Product B
Big Cartel
10.0
1 Ratings
28% above category average
ShopBase
10.0
1 Ratings
28% above category average
Checkout user experience10.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Abandoned cart recovery00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Online Payment System
Comparison of Online Payment System features of Product A and Product B
Big Cartel
10.0
1 Ratings
19% above category average
ShopBase
10.0
1 Ratings
19% above category average
eCommerce security10.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
eCommerce Marketing
Comparison of eCommerce Marketing features of Product A and Product B
Big Cartel
10.0
1 Ratings
29% above category average
ShopBase
9.7
1 Ratings
26% above category average
Promotions & discounts10.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Personalized recommendations00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
SEO00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
eCommerce Business Management
Comparison of eCommerce Business Management features of Product A and Product B
Big Cartel
10.0
1 Ratings
25% above category average
ShopBase
10.0
1 Ratings
25% above category average
Order processing10.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Inventory management10.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Shipping10.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Custom functionality10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Multi-site management00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
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User Ratings
Big CartelShopBase
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(1 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Big CartelShopBase
Likelihood to Recommend
Big Cartel LLC
It's well suited for simple e-commerce and basic inventory management needs.
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ShopBase
ShopBase is always there to help if I have an issue, and they also offer helpful ideas for building and optimizing my store.
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Pros
Big Cartel LLC
  • It's very easy to use and does not require a lot of configuration or setup.
  • It has been extremely reliable. Clients never have issues with purchasing from it and it has always has been up for us.
  • It's very fast. It loads quick both on the consumer/front end and also admin/backend.
  • Pricing model is flat, not percentage of transactions.
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ShopBase
  • Helpful materials
  • Supportive team
  • Affordable apps
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Cons
Big Cartel LLC
  • For our needs I really can't think of anything!
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ShopBase
  • No free plan
  • Need more apps
  • Limited themes
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Alternatives Considered
Big Cartel LLC
No answers on this topic
ShopBase
Shopify apps are diverse but not consistent and costs a lot to build a store.
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Return on Investment
Big Cartel LLC
  • The basic plan at $10/month easily saves us that in time from having to manage our own e-commerce system on our own site.
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ShopBase
  • Save lost sales
  • Reduce cost
  • Take less time to manage
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