Shopify vs GoDaddy Online Store Builder

Shopify vs GoDaddy Online Store Builder

Builder LogoBuilder NameMore InfoPricingDemo VideoExample SitesSupport: PhoneSupport: Live ChatSupport: Email/Help DeskSupport: ForumBuilt-in Credit Card ProcessorsPayment ProcessorsNo Transaction FeesMobile App to Manage StoreExtensions or Add-onsThemes (All Mobile Ready)Drag & Drop BuilderHostingUnlimited ProductsDigital ProductsPoint of Sale SystemMarketing: Email/NewsletterMarketing: Discount Codes & CouponsMarketing: External Store IntegrationMarketing: Affiliate Program for your StoreMisc
ShopifyVisit Site
Special Offers
Monthly: $9, $29, $79, $179Watch
Example Site 1Example Site 2Example Site 324/7YesYesPaypal,, +70 moreYes, only w/ Shopify PaymentsYesYes, Paid & FreeYes, with Shogun AppYes, IncludedYes Yes, via an ExtensionYes Yes, via an ExtensionYes + Gift CardsFacebook Store, Pinterest Buyable Pins & Twitter Buy Tweets

Yes, Paid & Free Extensions

Abandoned Cart Reminder w/ Pro & above

GoDaddy Online StoreVisit Site
Example Site 1Example Site 224/7YesNoPayPal, Apple Pay, Stripe, Create Custom Payment MethodYesOnline InterfaceYesNoYes, IncludedYesYes, 500MB limitNoYesYesFacebook Store

No, but OSI has a solution

Pros and Cons Scoreboard

Pricing: Tie (Because Shopify $9 plan is only for buy buttons not a full store.)
Support Phone: Tie
Support Live Chat: Tie
Support Email/Help Desk: shopify logo
Support Forum: Tie
Built-in Credit Card Processors: Tie
Payment Processors: Tie
No Transaction Fees: godaddy logo
Mobile App to Manage Store: Tie
Extensions or Add-ons: shopify logo
Themes (all have mobile ready themes): Tie
Drag & Drop Builder: godaddy logo
Hosting: Tie
Unlimited Products: Tie
Digital Products: shopify logo (because no known file limit size)
Point of Sale System: shopify logo
Marketing: Email/Newsletter: Tie
Marketing: Discount Codes & Coupons: Tie
Marketing: External Store Integration: shopify logo
Marketing: Affiliate Program for your Store: shopify logo
Misc: shopify logo (for the Abandoned Cart Reminder)


GoDaddy wins: 2

Shopify wins: 7


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Shopify Tutorial Video


GoDaddy Online Store Demo Video (Yes the website builder is exactly like the store builder)

shopify vs godaddy online store website builder