WordPress, Shopify or Squarespace?

Last updated on May 27, 2024

WordPress, Shopify or Squarespace?

Not sure where to start? It depends on what you need. If you want something simple, then Squarespace may be the way to go. If you want something that gives a little more flexibility, then WordPress maybe the answer. If you want to sell online, Shopify has great e-commerce solutions. We can help build, adjust or maintain any of these platforms for you. Your company’s website is important and having the right tools will help you succeed.

If you decide to choose one of these solutions, we can help you every step of the way!

When getting a website, there are three components you need: A Domain Name, Hosting & The Website Design.

Simplest Solution

Squarespace is a simple platform. Squarespace offers template options to build your website. You can build it yourself or have us build it for you.

With Squarespace, you have to purchase a domain name (first year is free through Squarespace), but their hosting is included with their monthly fee.

Free Trial Offered. Base price is about $16 /mo.

WordPress Website Design

Most Popular & Customizable

WordPress is the most popular type of website. Because WordPress is built on a blog platform, you have a lot of flexibility. You also have unlimited design potential and growth potential for adding new functionality to your website as your business grows. Typically we build this site for you since it's a little more complicated to set up initially.

With WordPress, you have to purchase a domain, hosting separately.

There are no monthly fees with WordPress but you do have to pay for hosting and keep the plugins to date.

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Do You Want To Sell Online?

Interested in selling online? Shopify is an easy way to get your website up and running. You can also run all the credit card processing through them as well at a comparable fee to other big names like PayPal. Shopify is great for calculating and tracking sales tax and shipping. You can build it yourself or we can build it for you.

With Shopify, you will need to purchase a domain name, but hosting is included with their monthly fee.

Free Trial Offered. Base price is about $39/mo

Email is best handled through a third-party cloud-based solution like Microsoft 365 or Google Workspace. Redwood is an affiliate for Squarespace, Shopify and Siteground hosting.

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