Hosted or Self-hosted eCommerce platforms? Which model is right for you?
Take this self-assessment to make sure you’re headed in the right direction.
There are a lot of technology resources for business owners looking to enter the eCommerce market. The wide variety of eCommerce services available means there is sure to be a solution for every challenge and business approach. But the sheer volume of options can also be overwhelming for business owners who are new to the eCommerce space and are unsure about which types of solutions are necessary.
There are two main paths a business can take to get an eCommerce operation off the ground—hosted or self-hosted. Determining which way to go is one of the first decisions you’ll need to make. There are advantages and drawbacks to both. How great the advantages or how severe the drawbacks depends a lot on you, your resources, and your vision for your business.
Answering these short self-assessment questions will help you decide which path is the best one for your business. Let’s go!