How to set up an online shop in a day

As I started to explore the ways we designers could easily create online stores and other payment systems for our web clients, I found some of the same names popping up most frequently. These included Selz, Sellfy, Ecwid, and Shopify.

While each of these services are similar, each also has unique strengths and differences you need to be aware of. For example, some e-commerce vendors charge a flat rate per month, offering various scaled packages based on things like the number of items for sale that you have in your store. By contrast, the company ecwid currently offers a starter package that is absolutely free if you have 10 or fewer items in your store.

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