Shopify

Avg. Rating: 5.0 (2 reviews)

Shopify Inc. is a Canadian e-commerce company headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario. It is one of the world’s largest E-Commerce platforms for online stores and retail point-of-sale systems. Shopify powers over 1,000,000 businesses worldwide and is an all-in-one commerce platform that can help you start, run, and grow a business.

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  • TIME IN BUSINESS: Since 2004
  • # OF CUSTOMERS: Over 1 Million
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1- 855-816-3857

150 Elgin Street, 8th Floor, Ottawa, ON K2P 1L4
Call Center: 24/7
Support Offered:
  • Email Support
  • Backend Login
  • Call Centre
  • Social Media
Availability: Globally

Products Offered

Below are all the products offered by this company.

Basic: $29 USD per month

Features included:

  1. Online Store: Includes ecommerce website and blog.
  2. Unlimited products
  3. Staff accounts (2)
  4. 24/7 support
  5. Locations (up to 4)
  6. Manual order creation
  7. Discount codes
  8. Free SSL certificate
  9. Abandoned cart recovery
  10. Gift cards
  11. Shipping Discount (up to 31%)
  12. Print shipping labels
  13. Fraud analysis on payments
  14. Shopify POS

 

Shopify Payments Rates:

Online Canadian credit card rates: 2.9% + 30¢

Online International/Amex credit card rates: 3.5% + 30¢

In-person credit card rates: 2.7% + 0¢

In-person Interac Flash rates: 10¢ CAD

Additional fees using all payment providers other than Shopify Payments: 2.0%

Shopify: $79 USD per month

Features included:

  1. Online Store: Includes ecommerce website and blog.
  2. Unlimited products
  3. Staff accounts (5)
  4. 24/7 support
  5. Locations (up to 5)
  6. Manual order creation
  7. Discount codes
  8. Free SSL certificate
  9. Abandoned cart recovery
  10. Gift cards
  11. Professional reports
  12. Shipping Discount (up to 37%)
  13. Print shipping labels
  14. Fraud analysis on payments
  15. Shopify POS

 

Shopify Payments Rates:

Online Canadian credit card rates: 2.7% + 30¢

Online International/Amex credit card rates: 3.4% + 30¢

In-person credit card rates: 2.6% + 0¢

In-person Interac Flash rates: 10¢ CAD

Additional fees using all payment providers other than Shopify Payments: 1.0%

Advanced Shopify: $299 USD per month

Features included:

  1. Online Store: Includes ecommerce website and blog.
  2. Unlimited products
  3. Staff accounts (15)
  4. 24/7 support
  5. Locations (up to 8)
  6. Manual order creation
  7. Discount codes
  8. Free SSL certificate
  9. Abandoned cart recovery
  10. Gift cards
  11. Professional reports
  12. Advanced report builder
  13. Third-party calculated shipping rates
  14. Shipping Discount (up to 40%)
  15. Print shipping labels
  16. Fraud analysis on payments
  17. Shopify POS

 

Shopify Payments Rates:

Online Canadian credit card rates: 2.4% + 30¢

Online International/Amex credit card rates: 3.3% + 30¢

In-person credit card rates: 2.4% + 0¢

In-person Interac Flash rates: 10¢ CAD

Additional fees using all payment providers other than Shopify Payments: 0.5%

Articles About Shopify

By Ryan Bozeman

Ryan Bozeman is a career B2B writer from Seattle, Wa. He is the founder of Writta and specializes in topics around marketing technology, B2B software, enterprise tools and SaaS companies.

By Jenna West

Jenna West has built up a list of published work on various global recognized websites like RE/MAX Canada, Freeman Audio Visual Canada and now carries the title of Freelance Content Manager for Smarter Loans. Jenna adds creative value and fresh perspectives on all things finance, especially pertaining to millennials, and has a natural knack for turning a page full of words into a visual reading experience.

By Anya Lomako

Anya Lomako is a digital strategist based in Toronto. She is passionate about start-ups, issues around food insecurity, and her three-legged dog Pistachio.

By Amanda Leach

Fifteen years can be a long time to work in one industry, but not when you are doing something that you love. Amanda has enjoyed the freedom of working as a freelance writer for the majority of her career. She has successfully combined her passion and skill for writing while still enjoying a life filled with travel, learning and exciting new experiences. While she loves exploring all different types of writing, her PhD in Consumer Psychology has made her a sought after writer for marketing, business and technology fields. Amanda is a regular contributor to Smarter Loans.

By Jake Victor

Jake Victor is the founder of Life on the Dough. Life on the Dough is a personal finance website that focuses on budgeting, investing, and increasing income streams as ways to manage and improve finances. He has taught over 500 people on freelancing as a way to earn money online.

By Smarter Loans Staff

The Smarter Loans Staff is made up of writers, researchers, journalists, business leaders and industry experts who carefully research, analyze and produce Canada's highest quality content when it comes to money matters, on behalf of Smarter Loans. While we cannot possibly name every person involved in the process, we collectively credit them as Smarter Loans Writing Staff. Our work has been featured in the Toronto Star, National Post and many other publications. Today, Smarter Loans is recognized in Canada as the go-to destination for financial education, and was named the "GPS of Fintech Lending" by the Toronto Star in 2019.

Frequently Asked Questions About Shopify

What is Shopify?

Shopify Inc. is a Canadian e-commerce company headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario. It is one of the world's largest e-commerce platforms for online stores and retail point-of-sale systems. They have over 1,000,000 businesses as customers worldwide.

Is Shopify Safe?

Yes, Shopify has been in business since 2004 and has helped over 1 Million businesses with e-commerce solutions worldwide. It is a publicly traded company listed on the TSE. Shopify is also certified Level 1 PCI DSS compliant meeting all 6 categories of standard. This compliance is extended to all online stores powered by Shopify.

What Products and Services Does Shopify Offer?

Shopify offers an eCommerce software for businesses. They offer the ability to create online stores, with shipping, payments and point of sale solutions.

How Much Does It Cost To Open a Shopify Store?

Shopify has three monthly plans ranging from Basic at $29/month to Advanced at $299/month. There is also a transaction fee of 2.4% - 2.9% + 30 cent for each transaction.

Can I Signup to Shopify Online?

Yes, you can signup to a free Shopify trial online.

Which Areas is Shopify Available In?

Shopify is available worldwide, including all Canadian provinces and US states.

What Kind of Customer Support Does Shopify Offer?

Shopify offers phone and email support. They also have a Help Center, guides, forums, free tools, podcasts and a business encyclopedia. Shopify is known to have very good customer support.

What are Shopify's Working Hours?

Shopify offers 24/7 support.

How to Cancel Shopify?

You can either pause or close your Shopify store. To do so, login to the backend of Shopify. Go down to Settings, then Account, and scroll down to Store Status.

How to Change A Shopify Store Name?

Log in to your store and go to Settings, click on General. In Store Details you'll see where you can change your Store name. Change it to what you want it to be and click, Save.

What Can I Sell On Shopify?

You can pretty much sell anything on Shopify, from consumer goods to services, people have become very creative in launching new businesses through Shopify. Some of the most common categories of products sold on Shopify include: High Tech devices, Car Add ons, Fashion items and Travel related products.

Shopify Reviews

Avg. Rating: 5.0 (2 reviews)
Fantastic E-Commerce Platform

Shopify is one of the best ways to set up an online store and start selling products right away. Easy to use and lots of functionality that any store needs. Highly recommended.

Jason
Happy with my experience

We recently setup an e-commerce site for our retail store online. Got some support in the beginning and now are fully trained and selling online. Really happy with Shopify so far.

Robert

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