Ecwid vs WooCommerce | Ecwid Review (2019)

You are searching for an ecommerce plugin for WordPress and keep seeing WooCommerce everywhere. WooCommerce is a very well known WordPress eCommerce plugin. But Ecwid, which isn’t as well know, may be a MUCH more adapted eCommerce solution for your needs.

At the end of this video you will know if WooCommerce or Ecwid is a smarter choice for your business.

 

 

What are Ecwid & WooCommerce

WooCommerce is a WordPress plugin that allows you to transform your WordPress site into an eCommerce platform. Ecwid is a powerful eCommerce solution that allows you to sell on WordPress, but also in multiple places across the web.

 

Where Can You Use Ecwid & WooCommerce

WooCommerce stores only work on WordPress, so once you start you can get locked in quite easily. Ecwid plugs into practically any website builder and can allow you to sell in multiple places online at the same time. It’s super powerful if you want to sell on your WordPress site, but also on Wix, Weebly or partner’s sites. Both have social and marketplace eCommerce capabilities.

 

Setup

Ecwid literally takes 5 minutes to setup. No joke there is a video on my channel where I show you how to open a store, add two products, accept payment methods, setup taxes and shipping in less than 5 minutes in Ecwid. Watch it you will be astonished. However, the setup process in WooCommerce is MUCH more complex if you are not a developer or do not have any technical skills.

 

One thing I have seen very often from customers switching from WooCommerce to Ecwid are error messages when manually setting up WooCommerce. If you don’t have any technical background, its quick to mess up manual updates.

 

I have also heard horror stories of WooCommerce sites crashing due to high piques in traffic. I can’t imagine how many sales were lost due to WooCommerce stores not being configured correctly to support traffic spikes. However, Ecwid is automatically updated by their team of professional developers for you. It is a hosted solution so you can easily avoid down time and site crashes with Ecwid.

 

User Experience

Ecwid offers stellar user experience. If you have no technical development skills or don’t know how to code, you will love working with Ecwid. It’s very simple and intuitive. Ecwid’s setup guide will help you through the process of setting up your store. WooCommerce is more adapted to developers or people with more technical backgrounds.

 

Conclusion

Ecwid is a better choice for you if:

  • You want to add a powerful, simple eCommerce solution for your WordPress site

  • If you want to get selling online quickly and easily

  • If you are a small or medium sized business owner

  • If you do not want to hire a web agency or developer to create your online store

 

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If you want to learn how to create a professional online store in one day, check out my Ecwid eCommerce Power Course that provides 60 up to date videos on how to setup Ecwid and get sales starting day one!

 

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