When I decided to open a dropshipping store, the first thing that came to mind was using Shopify. However, a part of me didn’t want to use Shopify for a couple of reasons.
One, I didn’t want to pay the monthly fee when I knew I could open an e-commerce store using WordPress for free.
Two, I was concerned about ownership of my store. Using a service like Shopify means that you are relying fully on their service. If you want to move your store later, you can’t take anything with you except a file export of your products.
In this post, I will highlight 5 key elements to consider when you’re deciding to use Shopify or WordPress for dropshipping.
1. The Cost of Using Shopify vs WordPess for Dropshipping
One of the biggest things to consider is the cost of using Shopify vs WordPress. Shopify has three different pricing …