Shopify vs. Wix

Shopify vs Wix

If you’re planning to enter the e-commerce world, chances are you’ve done some thinking about a website builder that would best serve your customers. In that investigation, you may have turned up two of the biggest names: Shopify, the web-store hosting giant, and Wix, the web-builders best friend. But when building an online shop, who comes out on top in the contest of Wix vs. Shopify? Initially, I thought the answer was obviously Shopify. After all, every aspect their service is geared toward e-commerce, while Wix is more of a generalist. But I shouldn’t have counted out Wix, which is loved for a reason–its library of services grows more robust every day. So, in order to move past preconceptions and help you find the host that’ll really be right for you, we’re going to do a deep dive into how they both stack up. Throughout this article, we’ll need to remember one important thing: the question of “which web-builder is best” changes drastically depending on your purpose. These two software services are different down to their DNA. So if you’re here to choose where to spend your money, make sure to read this article with your needs in mind. Shopify … Continue Reading…

12 of The Best Squarespace Alternatives for 2018

Squarespace Alternatives

If you’re a webmaster, blogger or involved with a business that maintains a website, chances are good you’ve encountered Squarespace at some point. There’s a reason Squarespace always comes to mind when discussing user-friendly site builders, and it’s because they do almost everything right. A total newbie can have a working homepage in ten minutes and can add content, links, and menus as easily as typing them into Word. Why Choose An Alternative? However, while Squarespace is a tool you can recommend to most people, it won’t fit everyone’s needs. Squarespace doesn’t support plugins, meaning any widgets will come from third parties and vary in quality. Their plans can be expensive, and their interface has some noticeable holes, such as the lack of a preview mode or ability to change the page title from a blog post draft. And those wishing to build a more complex website might find it aggravating that Squarespace only supports one level of navigation. So, if you’ve tried Squarespace and are looking to try a full range of options to seek a better fit, read on to learn about 12 Squarespace alternatives that might be right for you. 1. WordPress We might as well start … Continue Reading…