BEST website builder for small business
EVERY small business in 2021 should have a website. Fortunately, there are many online website builders that allow business owners to simply create their own website from scratch.
These website builders that we mention in the video above and down below require no to little website building experience. So, what is the best website builder for small business in 2021?
Depending on your small business requirements, each website builder has its strengths and weaknesses. In this video and blog post, we cover the pros and cons of each website builder and identify which platform is best for your small or local business type.
Watch the full video guide below this post.
What is the BEST website builder for small business in 2021?
The three best website builders for small business include Wordpress using the Divi theme, Wix and Shopify. These website builders allow small business owners to simply create their own functional websites without needing any website or design experience.
Below we have listed the pros and cons for each website builder for small businesses, so you can decide what website builder will best resonate with you and your business:
1. Wordpress and Divi Theme
Wordpress plus the Divi Theme together is one of the most popular website builders for small businesses looking to create a website that has zero limitations in design and functionality. The Divi themes visual builder allows you to simply drag and drop to create your amazing website. Ideal for hospitality, e-commerce businesses and website with more complex and customised requirements.
Pros – 100’s of free layouts to choose from, drag and drop visual builder, no limitations to design and functionality.
Cons – Requires the user to have some website design knowledge and this is a paid premium theme, you have to buy website hosting separately.
2. Wix Website Builder
Wix is one of the fastest-growing website builders on the market. This is because Wix is a powerful and affordable website builder that is ideal for business owners that have NO experience in website development. Ideal for service-based business.
Pros – Affordable, very easy to use, Wix has fantastic support, build websites fast, no skills or knowledge required.
Cons – Limited in design and functionality, ongoing costs, limited in SEO activities.
3. Shopify Website Builder
Shopify is a great option to build your small business website. The Shopify website builder is similar to Wix however, Shopify is more suitable for E-commerce websites (websites that sell products online). Ideal for small business that sells products online or businesses that require a simple website builder with many integrations.
Pros – Affordable, very easy to use, Shopify has fantastic support, build websites fast, great for selling products online, 100’s of application integrations that are easy to setup, they also offer a 14 day free trial.
Cons – Limited in design and functionality, ongoing costs, mostly recommended for businesses that sell products online.
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