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Millions of businesses in 175 countries around the world have made over $200 billion USD in sales using Shopify.
Use one platform to sell products to anyone, anywhere—in person with Point of Sale and online through your website, social media, and online marketplaces.
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It's really easy to setup Shopify without coding, and in less than an hour you can have your own online store. It's probably one of the main reasons that Shopify is probably the most popular online store platform.
Shopify is an excellent choice for people starting out their own business, but there's many things you need to consider, and it will take a little effort on your part. First of all, you need a great product to sell.
But once you've decided you need an online shop, Shopify can take out all of the headache of building a website, setting up a payment merchant and invoicing, email communications and shipping updates.
Shopify is an online platform which helps you to bring together all the tools you need to manage an online store. You can build and customise an online store and also sell online or offline (for example face-to-face in a market, shopping centre) as well as social media integration.
The monthly subscription fee starts from as low as $29 USD for the basic plan. Use Shopify Payments and pay no transaction fee. If you choose an external payment gateway, there will be additional fees of 2%, 1% or 0.5% for Basic Shopify, Shopify, and Advanced Shopify plans, respectively.
However to make your store a success, you'll also want to get a custom logo, branding and other marketing materials. Overall, expect to pay somewhere between $2,000 to $3,000 to get started.
It's easy to setup a Shopify store, in less than 15 minutes.
Shopify is a platform that allows you to sell anything to anyone. As long as you have a business idea, and strong processes for designing, building and fulfilling a product or service, you can sell on Shopify.
It's the fastest way to get online and start selling, without having to worry about setting up a website or merchant payment facilities.
Yes. You can install Shopify POS on multiple devices, and you won’t be charged any extra. Store activity on all devices is synchronized with your Shopify admin.
Shopify POS is an application for iOS and Android devices that you can use for transactions in a physical store or pop-up setting. Find products, process orders, take payment, swipe credit cards, produce receipts, and control it all from your iPad or mobile device. All the background management of your store is done from your Shopify admin, which you can access using any browser.
Shopify includes secure, unlimited ecommerce hosting on all plans except Shopify Lite. You can also use the Buy Button to add ecommerce to any existing website.
Yes. You can purchase a domain name within Shopify, or use an existing one that you own. We also provide a free myshopify.com domain name to all stores on sign up.
Yes, Shopify supports many third party payment providers. Shopify uses a variety of third-party payment providers, including PayPal, Stripe, Authorize.net, and Amazon Payments.
Use Shopify Payments and pay no transaction fee. If you choose an external payment gateway, there will be additional fees of 2%, 1% or 0.5% for our Basic Shopify, Shopify, and Advanced Shopify plans, respectively.
Yes. Shopify is certified Level 1 PCI DSS compliant. This means all your data and customer information is ultra secure.
Absolutely! You can upgrade or downgrade your plan at any time.
Yes, Shopify offer a 10% discount on annual plans and a 20% discount on biennial plans, when they are paid upfront.
All Shopify plans are month to month unless you sign up for an annual or biennial plan.
Yes. If you ever decide that Shopify isn’t the best ecommerce platform for your business, simply cancel your account.
No. You can sign up and use Shopify for 14 days without entering your payment details. At the end of your trial, or when you decide to launch your store, you will need to pick a plan and enter your payment details.
No. There are no setup fees on any of Shopify plans.