by Pamela Dominguez
October 11, 2022
Are you ready to start your online store with Shopify? Great! You are probably wondering which plan is best suited for you, right? Starting with the right plan from the beginning can save you a lot of headaches later on, and at this stage, investing your money wisely is vital.
That is why we want to give you a general idea of what’s included in each plan and what you should consider based on the stage of your business.
Shopify has 5 plans so far: Starter, Basic, Shopify, Advanced, and Plus.
If you are just starting out, and have a presence on social networks or your own website, for example, a blog, this could be your best option.
The advantage of this plan, apart from being the cheapest, is that you can sell directly on other platforms like Wordpress, Squarespace, and Wix; social networks like Instagram or Facebook; and directly through Whatsapp and Messenger.
It’s as simple as embedding a buy button by adding a line of code. And that’s it! You’re ready to start selling. How awesome is that?
A few things you need to consider, though, are that you’ll pay 5% of each transaction, you have no “point of sale” options (POS), and you won’t have your unique online store. Other than that, this is a great place to start.
If this works for you, try a Starter Plan today by clicking here.
If you’re still a small business owner, but you require a unique store, with all the basics (inventory tracking, POS, content marketing tools, control of SEO, etc), this is your best option.
The advantage of this plan is that you’ll have a fully functional shop with just a few configurations, and you’ll be ready to offer discounts with your newsletter subscription, provide worldwide shipping, accept payments with credit and debit cards, as well as most of the common payment gateways such as Paypal, and much more.
Did I mention that you’ll be able to use Shopify Payments with no transaction fees if your store is from the US or Canada? And even if you’re not able to access this option for your store, transaction fees are lower with this plan than with the Starter Plan. This means more profits for you!
If this works for you, try a Basic Plan today by clicking here.
Looking to simplify your processes, grow and expand your business? If you have experience with e-commerce and a more established business, this might be the right plan for you.
For starters, you’ll have more user accounts, meaning you’ll be able to get your team onboard! You’ll also have access to up to 5 inventory locations, track inventory, fulfill orders, and sell products across multiple locations, including retail stores, warehouses, pop-ups, and more.
Have in mind that you’ll also be able to access enhanced analytics and Shopify Flow, an incredible e-commerce automation tool that will provide sophisticated ways to automate tasks and processes with your store and across your apps.
In short, this is a great plan for power-sellers that want more detailed data on their customers and ways to automate more aspects of their ecommerce so the admin part of the business requires less time and effort.
Of course, you’ll also benefit from lower credit card and transaction fees than the ones you can access on the previous plan.
If this works for you, try a Shopify Plan today by clicking here.
Ready to go international? If you have reached that point in your business where you are looking to expand your horizons and sell in multiple countries, this is the plan that will allow you to do exactly that.
Of course, you’ll require a very large team to accomplish this, and that’s why you’ll have access to up to 8 inventory locations, 15 user accounts, and advanced customizable reporting tool, so you can be clear on who’s buying and how to better serve your customers.
The most important thing about this plan is that it will allow you to have much stronger and more flexible functionalities to sell internationally, such as determining individual product prices for individual countries and import duties and taxes.
Now you’ll be known everywhere, baby!
If this works for you, try an Advanced Plan today by clicking here.
The most advanced plan for any Shopify store at the moment is the Plus Plan. This is a very robust, professional, and solid plan, perfect for big companies, corporations, and international brands. Seriously, this is heavy stuff!
You’ll get all the functionalities provided by the Advanced Plan, but you’ll also get extra features designed for larger e-commerce businesses. These include:
So, if you’re ready to create a multi-million dollar business, this is, no doubt, the Shopify plan you’re looking for.
Let’s be honest. No matter how big or small your business is, one of the best ways to enhance your profits, is to be very smart with your money. Investing it wisely could help you grow quicker and faster. That’s why, if you can access a discount here and there, you can either buy some piña coladas on a beach (there’s nothing wrong with that, by the way) or you can reinvest that money in your business.
That’s why you’ll find some cool discounts if you decide to pay yearly, upfront:
Please have in mind that these promotions might change, they can come and go throughout the year and also depend on location. Be sure to read carefully before clicking that purchase button.
An online store is a great investment nowadays, no questions. And if you’re smart about how and when to invest, this could be the best opportunity for you. Ready to start? Remember you can access a 14-days free trial any time by clicking here.
At NinjaNutz, we love creating new Shopify Stores! And let’s face it: Hiring a Shopify Expert can help you streamline your store's launch.
Having the experience of working with hundreds of stores online, we have developed a systemized process to set up any new Shopify store by following e-commerce best practices that will work for your business and actually give you a competitive advantage, no matter what industry you are in.
If you are new to Shopify and you are running a serious business, you need an Expert partner like us to help you take it from zero to launch with the best chance of success.
Need more information? Why not contact us? We’ll be happy to help you make this dream a reality. You can click here and tell us everything about your new business.
Pamela has been working for more than 10 years with creatives and small business owners helping them developing brands that feel close and authentic. Her creative and busy mind comes in handy when juggling maternity, creativity, and entrepreneurship is a daily challenge. You'll see her with a good coffee, a great book, and a lovely cat as she goes through her day, helping people love their brands and their businesses.
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by Pamela Dominguez
November 29, 2022
Shopify is, without a doubt, one of the best online platforms to sell online. They have a very robust system in place that will provide you with a great number of tools and resources, making it much easier to you the whole selling online process.
If you have gathered all your data and are ready to start the migration, here are 4 important actions to have in mind during the process so your launch runs smoothly.
by Pamela Dominguez
November 22, 2022
If you’re new selling online, you’ll soon discover that the most important thing to create with your customers from the very beginning is trust. If your clients don’t trust you, how will they feel safe buying from you? How can they trust that you will deliver the perfect products or services at the right time?
Trust is something that needs to be created little by little, over time. However, there are a few important things that you’ll want to do in order to create trust among your customers, and that is having a correct setup for your store and a good UX to provide a great user experience. This is key from the very first moment they land on your page, for these well-decided elements will let them know that you take your business seriously and, in consequence, them, your customers.
In order to help you get a great start with your online store, here’s a full checklist of the things you need to setup in terms of sections, navigation and general user experience that will translate into a basic but powerful UX
by Pamela Dominguez
November 15, 2022
When talking about your Shopify online store, what are the two most important ones to consider?
Answer: The products you're going to sell and what your store looks like. Those are two of the most important choices you'll make for your store. Why? Simply because what you’re selling and the experience you are delivering is key to your success.
Let’s explore a bit about both of these key elements.