Compare Blurb, Vistaprint, Shopify, and Magento Open Source (formerly Community Edition)

Pricing

 
Basic
$29
/ per month
 
Professional
$79
/ per month
 
unlimited
$179
/ per month
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
Blurb
Free Trial Unavailable
Vistaprint
Free Trial Unavailable
Shopify
Basic
$29/ per month
Professional
$79/ per month
unlimited
$179/ per month
Free Trial Unavailable
Magento Open Source (formerly Community Edition)
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.0
8.8
8.7
8.4
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
9.7
8.9
8.8
6.6
Ease of Setup
Ease of SetupNot enough data available
8.7
8.6
6.1
Ease of Admin
Ease of AdminNot enough data available
8.9
8.7
7.2
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.9
8.7
8.5
6.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business WithNot enough data available
8.8
8.7
7.3
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.8
7.5
8.4
6.6
Meets Requirements
Blurb
9.0
Vistaprint
8.8
Shopify
8.7
Magento Open Source (formerly Community Edition)
8.4
Ease of Use
Blurb
9.7
Vistaprint
8.9
Shopify
8.8
Magento Open Source (formerly Community Edition)
6.6
Ease of Setup
Blurb
Not enough data available
Vistaprint
8.7
Shopify
8.6
Magento Open Source (formerly Community Edition)
6.1
Ease of Admin
Blurb
Not enough data available
Vistaprint
8.9
Shopify
8.7
Magento Open Source (formerly Community Edition)
7.2
Quality of Support
Blurb
8.9
Vistaprint
8.7
Shopify
8.5
Magento Open Source (formerly Community Edition)
6.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Blurb
Not enough data available
Vistaprint
8.8
Shopify
8.7
Magento Open Source (formerly Community Edition)
7.3
Product Direction (% positive)
Blurb
8.8
Vistaprint
7.5
Shopify
8.4
Magento Open Source (formerly Community Edition)
6.6

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
66.7%
63.4%
80.2%
67.3%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
16.7%
25.4%
13.7%
26.5%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
16.7%
11.1%
6.1%
6.2%
Blurb
Small-Business
66.7%
Mid-Market
16.7%
Enterprise
16.7%
Vistaprint
Small-Business
63.4%
Mid-Market
25.4%
Enterprise
11.1%
Shopify
Small-Business
80.2%
Mid-Market
13.7%
Enterprise
6.1%
Magento Open Source (formerly Community Edition)
Small-Business
67.3%
Mid-Market
26.5%
Enterprise
6.2%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Education Management
13.3%
Marketing and Advertising
11.4%
Retail
14.8%
Information Technology and Services
14.9%
 
Writing and Editing
6.7%
Computer Software
5.6%
Marketing and Advertising
10.0%
Retail
13.5%
 
Professional Training & Coaching
6.7%
Retail
4.4%
Apparel & Fashion
7.4%
Internet
11.1%
 
Photography
6.7%
Information Technology and Services
4.4%
Consumer Goods
5.6%
Marketing and Advertising
7.8%
 
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
Higher Education
3.9%
Internet
4.6%
Computer Software
5.4%
 
Other
60.0%
Other
70.4%
Other
57.6%
Other
47.3%
Blurb
Education Management
13.3%
Writing and Editing
6.7%
Professional Training & Coaching
6.7%
Photography
6.7%
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
Other
60.0%
Vistaprint
Marketing and Advertising
11.4%
Computer Software
5.6%
Retail
4.4%
Information Technology and Services
4.4%
Higher Education
3.9%
Other
70.4%
Shopify
Retail
14.8%
Marketing and Advertising
10.0%
Apparel & Fashion
7.4%
Consumer Goods
5.6%
Internet
4.6%
Other
57.6%
Magento Open Source (formerly Community Edition)
Information Technology and Services
14.9%
Retail
13.5%
Internet
11.1%
Marketing and Advertising
7.8%
Computer Software
5.4%
Other
47.3%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User in Food & Beverages

You just upload your artwork, and it's ready to be printed! Very simple process that's affordable and quick.

Kristin H.
User in Higher Education

VistaPrint is a good all-in-one solution for people who are trying to get a business off the ground, and need an easy way to start the branding process. It's easy to use so that even the less web-savvy among us can quickly set up a website, business cards,...

Tom N.
User in Publishing

To preface, I have a background in consulting for eCommerce store owners and have also launched my own web successful web store (using Shopify). Shopify is my #1 recommended eCommerce solution for any online merchant that doesn't require an extensive...

Casey S.
Administrator in Publishing

The back end admin panel UI of Magento is a no brainer. Once you have learned the basics (I suggest taking a basic training course offered by Magento U) manipulating the front end website is effortless. Do you want multiple websites to track specific...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Monique P.
User in Photography

The book quality was not so awesome, even with corrected color profiles in the photos. Having to change the color profiles of my photos was cumbersome. The color was very off in printed book form. When working with photographs of people, this is very...

G2 Crowd User in Staffing and Recruiting

I've grown to not like discount providers because I end up looking for promotional coupons just to make sure I have the best deal.

James D.
User

Needed to add to many plugins to make it like professionals and the SEO was iffy. Even though it was nice designs a lot where very general to bring it to the next level.

Melissa C.
Administrator in Retail

Many features are add-ons. Some custom development may be needed. Keep in mind that this will increase the cost. Also, consider having an in-house team dedicated to customization and upkeep. If not, expenses will become quite costly.

 
Blurb
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User in Food & Beverages

You just upload your artwork, and it's ready to be printed! Very simple process that's affordable and quick.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Monique P.
User in Photography

The book quality was not so awesome, even with corrected color profiles in the photos. Having to change the color profiles of my photos was cumbersome. The color was very off in printed book form. When working with photographs of people, this is very...

Vistaprint
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Kristin H.
User in Higher Education

VistaPrint is a good all-in-one solution for people who are trying to get a business off the ground, and need an easy way to start the branding process. It's easy to use so that even the less web-savvy among us can quickly set up a website, business cards,...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User in Staffing and Recruiting

I've grown to not like discount providers because I end up looking for promotional coupons just to make sure I have the best deal.

Shopify
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Tom N.
User in Publishing

To preface, I have a background in consulting for eCommerce store owners and have also launched my own web successful web store (using Shopify). Shopify is my #1 recommended eCommerce solution for any online merchant that doesn't require an extensive...

Most Helpful Critical Review
James D.
User

Needed to add to many plugins to make it like professionals and the SEO was iffy. Even though it was nice designs a lot where very general to bring it to the next level.

Magento Open Source (formerly Community Edition)
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Casey S.
Administrator in Publishing

The back end admin panel UI of Magento is a no brainer. Once you have learned the basics (I suggest taking a basic training course offered by Magento U) manipulating the front end website is effortless. Do you want multiple websites to track specific...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Melissa C.
Administrator in Retail

Many features are add-ons. Some custom development may be needed. Keep in mind that this will increase the cost. Also, consider having an in-house team dedicated to customization and upkeep. If not, expenses will become quite costly.

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