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A SamCart alternative for selling digital products

Podia is an affordable alternative to SamCart that lets you create, host and sell your digital downloads, online courses and memberships.

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See why Amanda Boleyn loves Podia.

"I love that they keep their product simple, there are no hidden upcharges, only one flat investment each month and you can create as many courses or products as you want."

SamCart vs Podia for Selling Online

See how we compare side by side

Podia
SamCart
Pricing

Starts at $39/mo

Starts at $99/mo

Transaction fees

No

Yes, from 5.9% to 8.9%

FREE migrations

Yes, with Shaker (or annual Mover) plan

No

Messaging

Yes

No

Video player

Yes

No

Sell Downloads

Yes

Yes

Sell Memberships

Yes

No

Create coupons

Yes

Yes (regular only)

Live chat support

Yes

No

Why creators are making the switch.

Bring everything under one roof

Why use separate tools for billing, hosting, content delivery and email marketing? Podia’s all-in-one-platform gives you everything you need to create and sell digital products, in one place, for one low price.

Support you’ll fall in love with

We’re here to help…always. If you have a question or an issue, you can always reach us on live chat, email, phone, or video, regardless of your plan.

Sell more than just downloads

Feeling limited by SamCart? Use Podia to sell whatever you want, from online courses and membership subscriptions to templates, guides, audio files, and more.

$39 per month, no transaction fees.

An all-in-one solution to replace SamCart (and more) at less than half the price.

See how other creators are using Podia to sell online courses

The Tiny Product Manual

The Tiny Product Manual

By Marc Eglon
View Marc's Digital Download

The simplest setup I’ve ever used. Podia is a game changer for makers.

Marc Eglon

Marc Eglon

Scientist, writer, designer, & publisher.
How to Grow a Dream Team

How to Grow a Dream Team

By Joy Cho
View Joy's Online Course

I’ve wanted to offer e-courses for a while but always felt overwhelmed with how to set it up. Podia has made it super easy to create a website for this new part of my business. The tools are super easy to navigate, and their team is super quick to help answer any questions you have.

Joy Cho

Joy Cho

Founder & Creative Director, Oh Joy!

Sit back, relax and let us do the heavy lifting

Our FREE migration service makes switching to Podia easy.

Need some help moving your online courses, membership or downloads to Podia, and switching your customers over from SamCart?

Good news: we’ve got you covered.

Migrations are completely FREE with our Shaker plan (billed yearly or monthly) or our Mover plan (billed yearly).

Just sit back, relax and let us do the heavy lifting by moving all of your content and customers to Podia.

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Sell faster with free onboarding + migrations

How does a free moving truck sound? We’d be happy to migrate you for free! Just tell us where your stuff is, and we’ll move it quickly and efficiently onto Podia. We’ll also give you a free demo and make sure all of your questions are answered before you start selling.

Make more sales with the easiest checkout ever

Forget complicated checkout experiences that cause frustration and drop off. Our 2-step checkout is the simplest one on the market and it’ll never cost you customers.

Sell more than just downloads

Podia is a SamCart competitor that goes beyond digital downloads and lets you grow your business by selling online courses and memberships to your audience.

Support that actually responds

Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. We never let issues go unchecked and you’ll never feel like you’re alone in tackling a problem. If something is wrong, let us know, and we’ll be in touch within 24 hours or less (usually less).

Still have questions?

Your search for a SamCart alternative is over

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