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A Slack alternative for hosting your community and running your online business

Podia is an all-in-one platform for hosting your community and more with unlimited products, personal support, and more features to help you sell.

Sell everything under one roof.

Run your community in the same place you sell your digital products. No separate logins or distractions, just your audience and your content. With Podia, you can run your entire business on a single platform where you can sell courses, downloads, webinars, coaching, and community.

Create a thriving online community.

Build brand loyalty, make connections, and provide value to your audience through an online community. With Podia, free and paid communities are included on all plans. No need for extra integrations or messy algorithms.

A support team that's here for you.

The number one reason people switch to Podia? Our customer service. We’re responsive, receptive to feedback, and always here to help with real people offering chat support 7 days a week.

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Comparing Podia vs. Slack

Podia

Slack

Free plan

Podia is yes

Slack is yes

Price

Podia isFree, or $4/month to $89/month

Slack isFree, or $7/person/month to $15/person/month

Remove transaction fees

Podia is yes

Slack is yes

Free migrations

Podia is yes

Slack is no

Community

Podia is yes

Slack is yes

Memberships

Podia is yes

Slack is no

Online courses

Podia is yes

Slack is no

Digital downloads

Podia is yes

Slack is no

Webinars

Podia is yes

Slack is no

Coaching

Podia is yes

Slack is no

Unlimited products

Podia is yes

Slack is no

Unlimited plans

Podia is yes

Slack is no

Custom website

Podia is yes

Slack is no

Buy buttons

Podia is yes

Slack is no

Built-in affiliate program

Podia is yes

Slack is no

Chat support

Podia is yes

Slack is yes

Creator friendliness score

Podia is87.1

Slack is75.81

Need help moving your products and customers to Podia?

Need help moving your products and customers to Podia?

Learn about migrations

Video demo

Podia in action

Wondering if Podia is a better platform for you? Go behind the scenes in this video walkthrough, where Ben will introduce you to Podia’s community feature and how it can help your business.

Why creators are making the switch from Slack to Podia.

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

A custom site you can be proud of.

Build an entire website for your business, complete with unlimited sales pages, with our easier-than-drag-and-drop page builder. From hosting to content delivery, we’ve got you covered.

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.

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 Mover and Shaker plans.

Get started for free.

Podia’s free plan includes a website, online community, one digital download, and one coaching product. Launch your online business and share your knowledge with no upfront costs. (Free plan users simply pay a 10% transaction fee on sales.)

I love Podia because it takes the annoyance out of building an online business. Rather than worrying about the website and logistics, I can focus on making the best courses possible. Their support is fantastic as well :)

— Ali Abdaal,
doctor and teacher

Get your free Podia account

Join the 150,000+ creators who use Podia to create websites, sell digital products, and build online communities.

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FAQS

Quick answers

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

  • Absolutely! You can check out our Podia demo site, which we’ve built to show you what the Podia experience will look like for both you and your customers.

    There are also dozens of creator example sites on our Examples page, so you can see what other creators just like you have built using Podia.

  • Yes! We offer free (and hassle-free) migrations on all annual Mover and Shaker plans. Get started here.

  • Yes! Podia has a free forever plan that includes your full website, one digital download, one coaching product, customer chat messaging, and your online community. Sign up for free today to see for yourself!

  • Absolutely! You can see how Podia stacks up to many of our competitors right here.

    We also have some head-to-head comparisons of other leading platforms in case you’re choosing between those, including:

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

The Creator Friendliness Index

Which platforms put creators first?

The Creator Friendliness Index uses 20 ranking factors to determine how friendly a company’s policies are for creators.

See how the top creator tools stack up