Shopify vs Podia for Selling Digital Products

A Shopify alternative that’s actually built for selling digital products

Shopify is great for physical goods, but if you’re selling downloads, courses or memberships, choose a digital-first platform like Podia.

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Shopify
Pricing
Starts at $39/mo
Starts at $29/mo
Free migration
Yes, with Shaker (or annual Mover) plan
No
Video hosting
Yes
No
Sell Online Courses
Yes
No
Sell Memberships
Yes
No
Email Marketing
Yes
No
Built-In Affiliate Program
Yes, with Shaker plan
No
A Shopify Alternative Built for Digital Products

A buying experience your customers will love

Don’t just dump files on your customer’s lap. Podia gives your customers a simple and beautiful experience with their own login, on-page delivery, a course viewer to watch videos and consume content online, account management and more.

"I have fallen in love with Podia - it's so much fun to use! The other thing I can't get over is the amazing team behind the technology. It's such a good feeling to know that support is there anytime I need it."

Chantel Arnett

Blogger & entrepreneurship expert
A Shopify Alternative Built for Digital Products
A Shopify Alternative Built for Digital Products

More features to help you sell

Grow your online business by selling digital downloads, online courses and memberships, all from one platform.

"Podia literally allows me to put food on my table for my family while doing the work that I love."

Justin Jackson

Podcast host, teacher and author

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Antoine Blanchemaison

“Podia is the solution I've been looking for. It's easy, beautiful, and the customer service is great.”

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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 all kinds of digital products

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

Support that responds fast

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).

Grow your digital product business on a platform that’s built for it

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Well, what about...

Customizations. You got 'em?

Yes! The Podia Editor makes it easy to customize your sales pages and storefront to match your branding. Your brand will look just as gorgeous on Podia as it does on your products.

All of my stuff. Do you offer migrations or imports?

We sure do. All you have to do is give us access to your current platform (i.e. - Shopify) or send us a folder with your content/contacts, and we’ll get to work!

Do I own all of my content and data?

Yep! All of your customers, payments, content, membership data, and everything you can think of is yours. We don’t interfere or claim ownership over anything that belongs to you.

Do you offer a guarantee?

Podia is completely free to try for 14 days, no credit card required and no strings attached. If you don't love it, you don't pay for it.

Your search for a Shopify alternative is over

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