Compare Blurb, Vistaprint, Shopify, and Miva

Pricing

 
Basic
$29
/ per month
Pricing
Contact Us
 
Professional
$79
/ per month
 
unlimited
$299
/ per month
 
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Free Trial Unavailable
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Blurb
Free Trial Unavailable
Vistaprint
Free Trial Unavailable
Shopify
Basic
$29/ per month
Professional
$79/ per month
unlimited
$299/ per month
Free Trial Unavailable
Miva
Pricing
Contact Us
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.0
8.8
8.7
8.8
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
9.7
8.9
8.8
8.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of SetupNot enough data available
8.7
8.7
8.0
Ease of Admin
Ease of AdminNot enough data available
8.9
8.8
8.8
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.9
8.7
8.4
9.1
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business WithNot enough data available
8.8
8.8
9.1
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.8
7.5
8.6
8.4
Meets Requirements
Blurb
9.0
Vistaprint
8.8
Shopify
8.7
Miva
8.8
Ease of Use
Blurb
9.7
Vistaprint
8.9
Shopify
8.8
Miva
8.2
Ease of Setup
Blurb
Not enough data available
Vistaprint
8.7
Shopify
8.7
Miva
8.0
Ease of Admin
Blurb
Not enough data available
Vistaprint
8.9
Shopify
8.8
Miva
8.8
Quality of Support
Blurb
8.9
Vistaprint
8.7
Shopify
8.4
Miva
9.1
Ease of Doing Business With
Blurb
Not enough data available
Vistaprint
8.8
Shopify
8.8
Miva
9.1
Product Direction (% positive)
Blurb
8.8
Vistaprint
7.5
Shopify
8.6
Miva
8.4

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
66.7%
63.3%
81.1%
86.2%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
16.7%
25.8%
12.9%
10.0%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
16.7%
11.0%
6.0%
3.8%
Blurb
Small-Business
66.7%
Mid-Market
16.7%
Enterprise
16.7%
Vistaprint
Small-Business
63.3%
Mid-Market
25.8%
Enterprise
11.0%
Shopify
Small-Business
81.1%
Mid-Market
12.9%
Enterprise
6.0%
Miva
Small-Business
86.2%
Mid-Market
10.0%
Enterprise
3.8%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Professional Training & Coaching
8.3%
Marketing and Advertising
11.3%
Retail
27.1%
Retail
15.1%
 
Photography
8.3%
Computer Software
6.7%
Marketing and Advertising
7.7%
Internet
8.6%
 
Marketing and Advertising
8.3%
Information Technology and Services
5.3%
Apparel & Fashion
7.3%
Wholesale
7.2%
 
Information Technology and Services
8.3%
Retail
4.0%
Consumer Goods
4.9%
Automotive
5.8%
 
Higher Education
8.3%
Higher Education
4.0%
Internet
4.5%
Marketing and Advertising
5.0%
 
Other
58.3%
Other
68.7%
Other
48.6%
Other
58.3%
Blurb
Professional Training & Coaching
8.3%
Photography
8.3%
Marketing and Advertising
8.3%
Information Technology and Services
8.3%
Higher Education
8.3%
Other
58.3%
Vistaprint
Marketing and Advertising
11.3%
Computer Software
6.7%
Information Technology and Services
5.3%
Retail
4.0%
Higher Education
4.0%
Other
68.7%
Shopify
Retail
27.1%
Marketing and Advertising
7.7%
Apparel & Fashion
7.3%
Consumer Goods
4.9%
Internet
4.5%
Other
48.6%
Miva
Retail
15.1%
Internet
8.6%
Wholesale
7.2%
Automotive
5.8%
Marketing and Advertising
5.0%
Other
58.3%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User in Photography

But since G2 Crowd is more interested in spamming users, not living up to their promises which, to the uninformed, includes giving out gift cards, this review has been edited by the original writer.

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...

Patrick D.
Administrator in Consumer Goods

I have been with Miva for +12 years, starting with version 4 over 5 and now on the new version 9. In the early days Miva relied heavy on 3rd party modules which was a great way to customize a site's structure to specific needs. Much of that functionality...

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...

Cate C.
User in Higher Education

VistaPrint goes for the hard sell every time. When you're trying to check out you end up going through a few different windows asking if you'd like to get envelope labels, mugs, business cards etc. etc. with the same design.

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.

Ryan S.
Administrator in Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing

Miva Software is very good. Miva billing practices are highly unethical. We are in the process of leaving Miva Merchant for Drupal as they have recently started billed our company for $350 in fines PER MONTH because it is not practical for our company to...

 
Blurb
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User in Photography

But since G2 Crowd is more interested in spamming users, not living up to their promises which, to the uninformed, includes giving out gift cards, this review has been edited by the original writer.

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
Cate C.
User in Higher Education

VistaPrint goes for the hard sell every time. When you're trying to check out you end up going through a few different windows asking if you'd like to get envelope labels, mugs, business cards etc. etc. with the same design.

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.

Miva
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Patrick D.
Administrator in Consumer Goods

I have been with Miva for +12 years, starting with version 4 over 5 and now on the new version 9. In the early days Miva relied heavy on 3rd party modules which was a great way to customize a site's structure to specific needs. Much of that functionality...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Ryan S.
Administrator in Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing

Miva Software is very good. Miva billing practices are highly unethical. We are in the process of leaving Miva Merchant for Drupal as they have recently started billed our company for $350 in fines PER MONTH because it is not practical for our company to...

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