Shopify, Volusion, Big Commerce Comparison
ShopifyVolusionBig Commerce
Monthly cost at Premium Level$299$269$299.95 up to $400K in sales, beyond that, additional cost
Includes ecommerce website and blog
Ease of DesignEasyDifficultEasy
Unlimited products
Design themesBest, 220, themesWorstMiddle, 126 themes
Staff accounts15unlimiitedunlimiited
Designated account manager❌ but offer personal help 24/7
24/7 support
Manual order creation
Discount codes
SSL certificateFree$89 a year$79 a year
Abandoned cart recovery
Gift certificates
Professional reporting
Third-party calculated shipping rates
Mobile optimization
Wordpress Integration✅ but requires two domains, easy integration✅ but requires two domains, complex integration
SEO customizable✅ easy to manage✅ hard to manage
ERP Integration✅ with 3rd party
CRM Integration✅ with 3rd party app❌ a CRM connected to the site is available
API Syncing✅ with 3rd party
Analytics dashboard✅ with 3rd party
Google analytics integration
Facebook Integration (Shop)List products on FB but click through to storeList products on FB but click through to store
Twittter Integration (Shop)
Pinterest Integration (Shop)
Amazon Integration (Shop)Coming soonComing soon
Ebay Integration (Shop)Integration requires 3rd party app
Email Integration✅ via app✅ free Mailchimp
Shipping discountup to 74%, Competitive shipping rates from USPS, UPS, or DHL Express.Easy Shipping App. Best USPS shipping rates, including exclusive Flat Rate Green cubic pricing on qualifying packages, plus access your negotiated FedEx and UPS ratesUSPS, UPS, FedEx, DHL, Canada Post and more, and save over 50% on USPS Post Office and online rates.
Print shipping labels
USPS Priority Mail Cubic® pricing
Fraud analysis✅ with an app
Online credit card rates2.4% + 30¢2.15% + extra fees charged for reward and international cards2.2% + 30¢
In-person credit card rates2.4% + 0¢❌No direct option offered, requires gateway2.75%, Square
Transaction Fees0.0050.0215None
Register shifts of transaction periods
Hardware peripheral support
Staff POS PINsUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited
Customer refunds
SecurityPCI Level One CompliantUnknown ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certified and PCI DSS 3.1, Level 1 certified as both a Merchant and Service Provider.
Back up and restore1st time free, additional times $199✅ three redundancies
Digital wallet payment
Server uptime0.99980.9990.9999
Abandoned Cart Email Reports
Ease of accepting online payment
Available Payment Gateways703440

Shopify integrates with QuickBooks, Sufio, Xero, TaxJar, Less Accounting, Taxify, Billy, AngelBooks, Freshbooks, and more.

Volusion integrates with Small Business Accounting, QuickBooks, Xero, and Peachtree, via third-party apps.

BigCommerce integrates with Xero, Sufio, QuickBooks, TaxJar, Avalara, Sage, and more.

ShopifyTM, VolusionTM and BigCommerceTM are owned by the respective trademark owners. Where a trademark or brand name is referred to it is used solely to describe or identify the products and services and is in no way an assertion that such products or services are endorsed by or connected to Gotham.


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Industrial Marketing Company - Gotham | NC, SC, GA, TN, VA

905 Hwy 321 NW Ste. 218 | Hickory, NC 28601

Located in Hickory, North Carolina, Gotham is an industrial marketing firm providing advertising and marketing for manufacturers nationwide, as well as locally the Hickory, Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh, Greenville and Spartanburg, NC, SC, VA, TN and GA regions.

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