We recommend Squarespace for your online shop.
Squarespace is a great platform for shop owners who are ready to get started and need something easy to manage. It’s ideal for shops that have less than 200 products and simple shipping. It’s also easy to DIY, or we can help you get set up with a Squarespace store – contact us today!
Pros of using Squarespace
Really easy to use
Great for DIY Shop Owners who are excited about creating their own website
All in one platform
One monthly fee (or pay annually)
No additional transaction fees on the highest business tier (you still pay credit card process fees)
Has different pricing tiers for business plans
Can easily sell products, services, and courses on the same website
You can hire a professional designer to customize your site beyond the template
All of the templates are included with your subscriptions
Free 14 days trial
Can cancel your site at any time
Has a custom support chat line
Cons of using Squarespace
Limites to the number of products you can have in one “shop” section.
To get all the functions of your store you must be on the highest tier e-commerce plan
Doesn’t have complex shipping options
You might grow out of the capabilities of Squarespace
Requires 3rd party payment processors to accept payments (Stripe + PayPal)
Has additional transaction fee if you aren’t on the Advanced Commerce plan
Can be harder to integrate with 3rd party tools.
Not sold on Squarespace? Check out the other options for your online shop.
Still not sure?
The very best way to figure out what platform is best for you is by chatting with a designer who works with shop owners and knows the insides of each platform. Schedule a free call and we can chat about what you need for your shop!