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An Easy Digital Downloads alternative that’s actually creator-friendly.

Podia is an alternative to EDD with personal support that includes everything you need for one simple price.

Sell everything under one roof.

Podia lets you sell a lot more than just downloads. Run your entire business on a single platform where you can sell courses, downloads, webinars, and more. Plus, Podia includes a complete site builder, advanced email marketing tools, and more, helping many creators replace 3-6+ tools, including EDD.

A custom site you can be proud of.

Feel confident knowing your audience will love the look and feel of your site, from their first visit through final delivery of your digital products (and beyond!).

A support team that's here for you.

You deserve better than waiting days to get your questions answered. If you have a question or an issue, you can always reach us on live chat, email, phone, or video, regardless of your plan.

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Podia in action

Wondering if Podia is a better platform for you? Go behind the scenes in this video walkthrough, where Ben will show you the ins and outs of Podia’s software and how it can help your business.

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Comparing Podia vs. Easy Digital Downloads

Podia

Easy Digital Downloads

Price

Podia isStarts at $39/mo

Easy Digital Downloads isStarts at $99/year (annual billing required)

Free migrations

Podia is yes

Easy Digital Downloads is no

Online courses

Podia is yes

Easy Digital Downloads is no

Memberships

Podia is yes

Easy Digital Downloads is no

Downloads

Podia is yes

Easy Digital Downloads is yes

Webinars

Podia is yes

Easy Digital Downloads is no

Email marketing

Podia is yes

Easy Digital Downloads isRequires third-party plugin

Unlimited products

Podia is yes

Easy Digital Downloads is yes

Unlimited customers

Podia is yes

Easy Digital Downloads is yes

Unlimited membership plans

Podia is yes

Easy Digital Downloads is no

Your own website

Podia is yes

Easy Digital Downloads isNo, only works on WordPress

Teammates

Podia is yes

Easy Digital Downloads is no

Buy buttons

Podia is yes

Easy Digital Downloads isYes, with restrictions

Messaging

Podia is yes

Easy Digital Downloads is no

Built-in affiliate program

Podia is yes

Easy Digital Downloads isMust purchase Professional Pass

Live chat support

Podia is yes

Easy Digital Downloads is no

Video hosting

Podia is yes

Easy Digital Downloads is no

Need help moving your products and customers to Podia?

Need help moving your products and customers to Podia?

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Why creators are making the switch from Easy Digital Downloads to Podia.

Here are some more of the reasons creators have shared for why they’ve chosen Podia to power their business.

The happiest customers on the internet.

Podia’s customer satisfaction (NPS) scores are in the top 0.01% of all companies on the internet. Feel free to Google our reviews and see for yourself!

No extra transaction fees, no matter how much you sell.

We don’t take a cut of your sales, because you earned it, and you deserve to keep it.

Free migrations.

Sit back, relax, and let us do the heavy lifting. Our migration service makes switching to Podia easy, and is completely free on all annual plans.

Make more sales with friction-free checkout.

Forget complicated checkout experiences that cause frustration and drop off. Our 2-step checkout is the simplest one on the market, and it’s optimized to make you sales.

Robin Harford avatar

Podia is for Makers who get stuff done. Within 24 hours of discovering Podia, I transferred all my products over and haven’t looked back. Podia is the iPhone of online courses, memberships, and digital downloads. Simple, easy and aesthetically beautiful, even a complete technophobe can use it. Thank you Podia team!

— Robin Harford, plant-based forager, ethnobotanical researcher, and wild food educator.

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FAQS

Quick answers

Don’t see your answer? Reach out to us, we’d love to help!

  • We would LOVE to have you join us on our live weekly demo, every Tuesday at 2PM ET. Register here. If that time isn’t convenient for you, you can still register and receive a replay in your email inbox a few hours after the demo.

  • Podia is completely free to try for 14 days, no credit card required and no strings attached. If you’re not head-over-heels in love with it at the end of your trial, you don’t pay a dime!

  • Yes! We offer free (and hassle-free) migrations on any annual plan. Get started here.

  • We’d love to. Podia’s customer support is here for you, seven days a week. Just reach out to us on live chat and a real, friendly person will be delighted to help you out.