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Looking to build a visually stunning and user-friendly website with Showit? It’s time to dive into the world of Showit pricing. Whether you’re a solo entrepreneur, a small business owner, or a creative professional, finding the perfect pricing plan for your website needs is essential. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through the different pricing options offered by Showit and help you make an informed decision.
With Showit, you have the flexibility to choose from three plans: Showit Basic, Showit & Basic Starter Blog, and Showit & Advanced Blog. Each plan comes with its own set of features and benefits, catering to different levels of website requirements. We’ll explore the features of each plan and discuss the associated costs to help you understand which plan aligns best with your goals and budget.
From drag-and-drop website design to seamless WordPress integration, Showit offers a range of tools to help you create and manage your website with ease. By the end of this guide, you’ll have a clear understanding of Showit pricing and be well-equipped to select the plan that suits your specific website needs. Let’s get started on your journey towards building an exceptional online presence.
Showit has 3 tiers to choose from, and breaks them down simply. The first tier is Showit or “Showit Basic” and its features are included across the other two tiers as well. It includes the Showit website builder and hosting, an SSL (https) secure certificate, and regular backups to protect against any loss of site content.
The next two tiers are Showit with a WordPress Blog. The reason Showit has two different tiers of Showit with a WordPress blog, are because one is what is known as a managed wordpress, and the other (advanced) is not managed. Both have daily backups, are hosted using the industry leading WP Engine, and both are fantastic options for users looking for creative freedom and blogging power.
Managed in this sense means that you have “white listed” or pre-approved plugins to use to cover the very basic but efficient plugins that the majority of users use. The Advanced tier gives you more of a traditional WordPress setup. This means that you can add any and all plugins that you would like. This is the best and worst thing about WordPress. The advanced blog option also includes blog migration from a previous WordPress setup, or Squarespace.
We have been in business since 2009, and the easiest and best decision we ever made was to have a Showit website. Showit and the internet looked drastically different over 15 years ago, but one thing has remained the same: Showit’s dedication to creative freedom. This has allowed us to grow our website presence as our skills, clients, and pricing has grown.
Choosing the right plan really comes down to two factors in my opinion. Are you starting to blog now, or have you been blogging for a while?
Blogging consistently is one of the best indicators of future financial success. It is one of the very few marketing platforms that you as a business have full control over, and “own”. You don’t get that with any social media platform, and only email compares with its intentional reach.
If you are new to blogging, the Showit & Basic Starter blog is the perfect. It has the plugin’s you need, and the power you deserve. It takes the guess work out of WordPress, which can be very complex.
If you have been blogging for a while, or are ready to add e-commerce to your site, then Showit & Advanced Blog will help you take your business to the next level. The freedom of design (bless you Showit), with the blogging power of WordPress, and the ability to add more complex plugins and e-commerce options is a game changer.
(pricing info as of Feb’ 24)
Showit’s pricing is on par with other competitors such as Squarespace, Wix, WordPress, Weebly, etc. The MAJOR difference between Showit and Squarespace is the freedom to use tools that you want vs. being forced to use Squarespaces platform. A more comprehensive breakdown between Showit and Squarespace here.
The breakdown between Wix and Showit is even more straightforward. Wix had many more tiers of plans from $16-32/month, but none offer a blog, all have limits on lead capture forms, and even the $32/month option has 100 transaction limit for e-commerce.
To maximize the value of your Showit plan, you can utilize free plugins either on the Showit & Basic Starter blog, or the Showit & Advanced blog.
For the Starter blog, use Yoast, a great tool for getting started with SEO and making sure your blog posts align with keywords and phrases that you want to be found for. Jetpack, a great tool with some basic marketing tools built in. Redirection, to help with any internal broken links. A full list of available plugins in the Starter blog here.
With the Advanced Blog, use plugins like All-in-One SEO. A more robust SEO option to help stay on track with your keywords and phrases. The free version is full of goodies. CoSchedule, a tool that you can freely use to share your blog posts across multiple social media platforms all from the comfort of your blog.
Common FAQ’s check Showits FAQ page
Can you change/cancel your subscription at any time? Yes, you’ll have full access until your next billing cycle
Can I migrate my existing blog? Yes, with the Advanced Blog sub. you can migrate existing Squarespace or WordPress blogs
Even with their great value and pricing, we get asked all the time if we know of any discounts to help people get started. As it turns out we do! As Showit Design Partners we get to offer 10% off your first year of Showit here!
Some website get so much traffic that they need a dedicated server. Showit has many amazing clients like Jasmine Starr, Katelyn James, Jenna Cutcher, and the list goes on-and-on. They all trust Showit with their hundreds of thousands visitors each month. So be assured that they’ll have the perfect plan for you.
Making an informed decsision really comes down to two factors, New to blogging or an expert, and if you need an e-commerce option. I highly recommend Showit & Basic Starter blog for 90% of our clients, and the other 10% should go with the Advanced blog for their e-commerce needs, or more robust plugin options.
Now that you have your Showit subscription ready, its time to get started building out the website of your dreams