What is Shopify?
Shopify is an eCommerce platform that you can use to build your store both online and offline. Bloggers use WordPress. Store owners use Shopify. It allows you to sell both online with your own website and/or in-person with Shopify POS. This eCommerce website builder has features for everyone from beginners to eCommerce experts.
What Does Shopify Do?
Shopify provides you with the foundation to run an eCommerce business. As you venture into the online selling space, you’re expected to open a storefront, showcase products, engage with customers, accept payments, and more. Shopify offers all the tools you need to manage each of those activities. Think of Shopify’s platform as a facilitator working to ease the process of selling products over the web.
What is Shopify Plus?
Shopify Plus is Shopify’s enterprise eCommerce platform for larger businesses or businesses looking to scale. It offers advanced reporting features, higher priority customer support, the capacity to handle higher order volumes, and more.
What is Shopify Lite?
Shopify Lite is an affordable plan that allows you to sell products on an existing website. If you have a website that isn’t hosted on Shopify, sell with a Buy Button without Shopify’s hosting. You can also use Messenger chats, sell both online and offline, and send invoices on the $9 plan.
What is Shopify POS?
Shopify POS (Point of Sale) is an application that allows you to sell products offline. You can sell products at a physical store, trade shows, pop-up shops, or other events in-person using Shopify POS. You can accept payments with your iPhone, iPad, or Android using the POS app.