eCommerce Platform Comparison

Choosing an eCommerce platform to power your online boutique can be pretty confusing. There is no right or wrong choice rather the platform should be based on your needs, stage in the business and functionality you may need. To make it easy for you to choose the right platform we have put together this ecommerce platform comparison chart, comparing the top eCommerce platforms and answering some of the most frequently asked questions.

Also checkout our reviews of some of the top ecommerce platforms.



  Etsy Shopify Shop Envy Big Cartel Volusion
Customizations Banner and Profile Picture Layouts Partial Yes Yes
Need Coding No Option No No Option
Communication Internal Email Form
Platform Type Marketplace Hosted Marketplace Hosted Hosted
Layout Fixed Template Fixed Template Template or Custom
Price $.20 per listing $29-179 per month Free Free-$29..99
Charge Per Sale 3.50% 2% Free
Product Limit
Custome URL No Yes 4.99 per month Yes