NOTE: This review was last updated May 15, 2017.
Here at Clarity Lab, we’ve been burning the home fires, cranking out what we hope are helpful and informative reviews of software packages built to help business-minded individuals get ahead. Whether you’re interested in a particular tool (such as Shopify) or comparing one or more tools (e.g. Shopify vs. BigCommerce) we’ve got you covered.
Today we’re reviewing Shopify, a MAJOR player in the E-Commerce / Online Retail category and a great option for many online retailers. There are a lot of Shopify reviews out there, so I’m aiming for something a little more in-depth than your normal review.
Just a little history to start out: Shopify was founded in 2004 by three entrepreneurs who wanted to open up an online snowboard shop but they weren’t satisfied with the e-commerce store software available on the market at the time. In true entrepreneurial fashion, they created their own software package for the store (we’re always trying to solve our own problems aren’t we?) and a few years later, they turned it into a service for other businesses to utilize and build online stores with. [Read more…]