If you are an indie entrepreneur or have an indie brand and looking for an alternative to WooCommerce and Shopify then this post is just meant for you. WooCommerce and Shopify are the market leader and considered to be a great choice for most of the people. Also, both WooCommerce and Shopify have a large community of developers and designers. But handling, especially the WooCommerce store is somewhat hard and needs professional help.

In this article, we have listed some of the easy to handle alternatives of WooCommerce and Shopify.



From digital goods to physical goods and even subscriptions, you can sell anything through Gumroad. Gumroad has all-in-solutions which take care of your shop, payment solution, analytics, and shop.

Starting Fees

Monthly: $10

Transactions: 3% + $0.30




Sellfy simplifies selling on the web. You can open your store for free and start selling within minutes. It handles everything from your product hosting, payments to secure checkout and content delivery to end customers.

Sellfy has a lot of inbuilt features like Email Marketing, Coupon Code, Social media integration, flexible payment, custom payment etc.

Starting fees

Monthly: $9

Transaction: 5%




SendOwl is another e-commerce solution. It loaded with a lot of features including multi-language, responsive checkout, sell from anywhere features. Through “sell from anywhere” you can sell to customers via email, social media, your blog, your website or anywhere else. SendOwl charges monthly fees only and your payment gateway may charge a transaction fee each time you receive a payment.

Starting fees

Monthly: $15




Selz offers a lot than just an e-commerce solution. It has all the features that all mentioned in this article but also has some really exciting additions features too that others don’t have like inbuild blogging platform, 24/7 live support, abandoned shopping cart retargeting etc.

Starting fees

Monthly: $19

Transaction fee: 2%

Processing fees: 2.9% + $0.30




One thing that makes Ecwid different from other listed solutions is that it is truly international.  It has a presence in 170+ countries, support 40+ payment gateways and 50+ languages. It has a free starting plan.


Our Pick:

We believe Selz is an excellent choice as it offers some stand off the crowd features. Selz offers free SSL, drag and drop builder, crisp design and rigorous support etc. But it is a bit more expensive than its counterpart.

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