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June 19, 2024

How Much Does it Cost to Have a Shopify Store?

To know how much a Shopify store costs, one has to choose a plan among the three plans offered by Shopify. Basic Shopify, Shopify, Advanced Shopify. Each plan comes with its package of features and offerings. Based on the plan, let’s look at how much a Shopify store costs.

Basic Shopify

As the name suggests, this plan gives you the basic requirements to start and launch the online store. The basic Shopify plan costs $29 per month and also some additional fees. There are some fees included with transactions. For every online transaction with an online credit card, you have to pay 2.9% + 30 cents. 2.7% for every in-person credit card transaction, and expect 2% extra if you use any other payment method other than Shopify payments. Apart from that, the features that you will get with Basic Shopify are:

  • Unlimited Product Upload: Uploading unlimited products on your eCommerce store.
  • Discounts on shipping: USPS, UPS, and DHL express provide competitive shipping rates for Shopify. You can avail a discount of up to 64%.
  •  Shopify POS Lite: This allows accepting in-person payments in a fair market, etc.
  • Sales Channels: Selling products on the online marketplace using the Shopify store.
  • Employee/Staff Accounts: Creating accounts for employees and staff members can access Shopify admin and Shopify POS.
  • Location: This will allow the merchant to assign inventory to the retail store and warehouse up to four.

Additional Features

  •  24/7 Customer support
  •  Discount Coupons
  • Customized Gift Cards
  • Printing shipping labels
  • Manual order creation
  • SSL(Secure Sockets Layer) Certification
  • Automatic abandoned cart recovery emails.

Shopify

This plan costs $79 per month. There are some fees included with transactions. For every online transaction with an online credit card, you have to pay 2.6% + 30 cents. 2.5% for every in-person credit card transaction, and expect 1% extra if you use any other payment method other than Shopify payments. This pack also includes all the features from the basic Shopify plan with a few additional features.

  • Discount on shipping: Shipping companies provide competitive shipping rates for Shopify. You can avail a discount of up to 72%.
  • Employee/Staff Accounts: Creating accounts for up to 5 employees and staff members who can access Shopify admin and Shopify POS.
  • Location: This will allow the merchant to assign inventory to the retail store and warehouse up to five.
  • Professional Reports: Analyzing buying trends of customers and tracking product sales to help market products better.
  • USPS Priority Mail Cubic Pricing: Sending packages through USPS mail and getting pricing.

Advanced Shopify

This plan costs $299 per month. There are some fees included with transactions. For every online transaction with an online credit card, you have to pay 2.4% + 30 cents. 2.4% for every in-person credit card transaction, and expect 0.5% extra if you use any other payment method other than Shopify payments. This pack also includes all the features from the basic Shopify plan and the Shopify plan with a few additional features.

  • Calculated shipping options: This gives customers accurate shipping rates while checking out. The shipping rates of various options are shown based on their choice. Three shipping options are available: standard, express, and on-the-day. Each shipping option price is shown to the customer while checking out.
  • Employee/Staff Accounts: Creating accounts for up to 15 employees and staff members who can access Shopify admin and Shopify POS.
  • Location: This will allow the merchant to assign inventory to the retail store and warehouse up to eight.
  • Advanced Reports maker: Creating custom reports that track the action taken by customers or the audience. That means if you want to know how the customers find your business, you can create a specific report that tracks the audience’s behavior.

Website Development Cost

As we know now, how much does Shopify charges, and what are the costs it carries with the features provided? Now let’s look at the Shopify store’s cost based on the size of the store.

Small Size Shopify Store

  • Apps: ShipStation (Gold) – $69 per month, Mailchimp (Standard) – $17 per month, Tidio (Communicator Plan) – $15 per month.
  • Theme: Any paid theme up to $150.

Medium Size Shopify Store

  • Apps: ShipStation (Bronze) – $29 per month, Mailchimp (Essential) – $11 per month, Tidio (Communicator Plan) – $15 per month.
  • Theme: Any paid theme/ Custom.
  • Large Size Shopify Store
  • Apps: ShipStation (Enterprise) – $159 per month, Mailchimp (Premium) – $299 per month, Tidio(Chatbots Plan) – $39 per month.
  • Theme: Custom.

Conclusion

Shopify is a great option for businesses, providing services from small to large stores. It fits right and provides the right amount of features that will help businesses to grow. Shopify has plans that support all types of merchants and is affordable based on your budget. At RK Software Solutions, we have seasoned and skillful developers who can easily fulfill your requirements. Our team of developers understands your needs and provides world-class service. For a free consultation, contact us or call us at (917)745-8048.

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