E-commerce's finest platform for your business
Horacio Carcamo | TrustRadius Reviewer
Updated February 25, 2020

E-commerce's finest platform for your business

Score 7 out of 10
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Software Version

Basic

Overall Satisfaction with Shopify

Shopify is a great way to promote and distribute the company's products. It also functions as another way to sell in a digital way. If you do not feel like investing in a web developer, Shopify gives you the tools so you can create your landing site to start selling on day one.
  • You can list unlimited products on your site
  • No bandwidth or storage limit like other competitors
  • Share your account with peers
  • It has a great dashboard for order tracking and other features.
  • Web design might be a little bit antique
  • Customer service lacks detailed issue solving
  • Point of sale needs to generate more reports that can be useful for a business
  • Some products that did not sell well in a channel went to the Shopify website to sell as a bulk
  • Great for creating small margins on old products as the platform has a great utility for it
  • Not good if it's a start-up company
Shopify performs a great marketing influence by having ads and different kinds of branding on various social media. Also, their utilities promotion creates a great impact on the people's mind, and after executing action on the platform, in my experience I liked it how everything was set up from a user point of view.
Shopify was great when used for products that were at a discounted price and we want them to sell out by marking them with a low price. This prevents having too many low-priced items on our website. It is less appropriate if you want to raise a product as a startup.

Shopify Feature Ratings

Product catalog & listings
8
Product management
5
Bulk product upload
9
Branding
9
Mobile storefront
7
Product variations
3
Website integration
8
Visual customization
4
Abandoned cart recovery
8
Checkout user experience
8
eCommerce security
9
Promotions & discounts
10
SEO
10
Order processing
9
Inventory management
8
Custom functionality
9

Evaluating Shopify and Competitors

  • Price
  • Product Features
  • Product Reputation
  • Positive Sales Experience with the Vendor
  • Analyst Reports
We wanted to start with something that wasn't going to be pricey, so we figure it out that the price of the subscription of our wanted platform should be relative. Shopify won the bid against other great platforms with such affordable plans for small and big businesses, having a lot of features in it.
I might go again and evaluate my purchase process based on other people's reviews online. Sometimes the experience of others might helps and prepare the new user on how it's going to be or how the program might help in creating goals for your business. Definitely we did choose well with Shopify.