WHAT IS BIG CARTEL?
Big Cartelis a simple shopping cart solution for clothing and tee designers, bands, record labels, and other artists.
The service offers individuals an easy and affordable way to quickly open a fully hosted store. With dozens of templates to choose from users can edit and customize their pages to fit their look. For bands who want to create a fully customized store, Big Cartel gives you access to a themes HTML and CSS so you can create your own one-of-a-kind template.
Unlike similar services, Big Cartel doesn’t take a cut of your sales regardless of what plan you sign up for.
Among the features of the service is the ability to track visitors, offer discount codes, track inventory, and use your own URL (some features only available on the monthly plans).
Big Cartel offers 4 pricing plans, including a 100% FREE “Gold” plan that allows users to sell up to 5 products. The service does have a 300 product limit, which is only available with their largest “Titanium” plan.
PRICING: Free – $29.99
Ease of Use – Creating a store and customizing a store is easy and simple.
Free Plan – Big Cartel offers a FREE plan, not a trial.
Quick Setup – Start a store in minutes
Track Inventory – Inventory feature allows you to track your stock and automatically mark products as “Sold Out”
Customization – Full access to HTML, CSS and JavaScrip to customize your store any way you want (basic customization also available)
Custom Domain – Set up your own custom domain
Discount Codes – Offer customers discounts via a discount code
Product Limit – Users cannot offer more than 100 products for sale at any given time, even on the highest paid plan
Limited Payment Gateways – Customers can only pay with a credit card or via Paypal