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An all-in-one ThirveCart alternative.

Podia is an affordable alternative to ThriveCart that lets you create, host, and sell your online courses, digital downloads, webinars, coaching sessions, and online community.

Sell everything under one roof.

With Podia, you can run your entire business on a single platform and sell digital downloads, online courses, webinars, coaching, and communities. Podia also includes a complete site builder, email marketing, and affiliate management, helping many creators replace 3-6+ tools, including ThriveCart.

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.

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. Best of all? It’s free.

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 show you the ins and outs of Podia’s software and how it can help your business.

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Comparing Podia vs. ThriveCart



Free plan

Podia is yes

ThriveCart is no


Podia isFree, or $39/month - $199/month

ThriveCart is$495 - $690 one time payment

Free migrations

Podia is yes

ThriveCart is no

Online courses

Podia is yes

ThriveCart is yes

Digital downloads

Podia is yes

ThriveCart is no


Podia is yes

ThriveCart is no


Podia is yes

ThriveCart is no

Coaching sessions

Podia is yes

ThriveCart is no

Built-in affiliate program

Podia is yes

ThriveCart is yes

Email marketing

Podia is yes

ThriveCart is no

Checkout cart

Podia is yes

ThriveCart is yes

Website builder

Podia is yes

ThriveCart is no

Chat support

Podia is yes

ThriveCart is no

Creator friendliness score

Podia is90.91

ThriveCart is65.28

Need help moving your products and customers to Podia?

Need help moving your products and customers to Podia?

Learn about migrations

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

Why creators are making the switch from ThriveCart 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!

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.

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.

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 an 8% 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

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

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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 any annual plan. Get started here.

  • 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!

  • 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.