Are you struggling to choose between Shopify and Etsy? When you begin your exciting journey to sell products online, Etsy and Shopify are two of the major brands you'll see discussed online, and both have their raving fans. So which one is the better?
Although on the surface they may seem similar, Etsy and Shopify are VERY different platforms. Etsy works more like a marketplace (think eBay or Amazon) whereas Shopify is an ecommerce platform to allow you to create your OWN store (think: no competition).
Etsy does have some favorable qualities, such as:
- It's REALLY easy to set up and get started
- Built-in traffic and engaged fans on the platform
- No monthly subscription cost for Etsy Standard
- Great analytics
However, there are quite a few limiting factors with Etsy that FAR outweigh the pros! In this module, we'll take a look at these factors and why it makes Shopify a much better choice!
With Etsy, they do not charge a monthly...