Art Storefronts vs. Shopify - Which is better for selling art online?

Art Storefronts Vs. Shopify

A COMPARISON OF ART-SELLING TOOLS AND FEATURES

OVERVIEW

Shopify is an eCommerce company headquartered in Ontario, Canada and founded in 2004.

Shopify offers a variety of eCommerce products ranging from plug-and-play payment processing to fully-fledged websites.

So, are they a good fit for fine artists and photographers?

Like many large companies, Shopify markets their software to ALL business owners. What that means for artists is that you’ll find very few tools catered to the business of selling art.

See the charts below for a full breakdown of the tools and features of Shopify and Art Storefronts.

FEATURE COMPARISON

So, how does Shopify stack up when it comes to selling art online? Expand the categories below for a feature-by-feature comparison with Art Storefronts.

BASIC WEBSITE FEATURES

ART SELLING FEATURES

ART FAIR & in-person TOOLS

ART BUSINESS MANAGEMENT TOOLS

ART MARKETING EDUCATION AND COACHING

ARTIST COMMUNITY

THE VERDICT

Shopify has...

25%

of Art Storefronts' Features

BASIC WEBSITE FEATURES

ART SELLING FEATURES

ART fair & show selling tools

ART BUSINESS MANAGEMENT TOOLS

ART MARKETING EDUCATION AND COACHING

ARTIST COMMUNITY

THE VERDICT

Shopify has...

​25%

of Art Storefronts' Features

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