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How To Build A Beautiful Website Fast and On Budget - Top 5 List

How To Build A Beautiful Website Fast and On Budget

You've probably heard this numerous times; your website or eCommerce store is your business's biggest asset on the Internet. Here are the top 5 tools we've seen Funnelll customers use to build beautiful websites, fast and on budget.

5. Wuilt


Wuilt.com




Pricing for websites: $50 - $200 /year
Pricing for For eCommerce Stores: $200 /year

Wuilt (500 Startups) allows you to visually create a website or eCommerce store in under 5 mins. It is one of the easiest builders on our list. Wuilt comes with a 14-day free trial that doesn't require a credit card.

Wuilt offers native integration with Google Analytics, Facebook Pixel, and Google Tag Manager. While it doesn't allow for adding custom Javascript code to your website pages, having the Google Tag Manager integration means you can still manage your Javascript code on your website.

While Wuilt doesn't offer Analytics dashboards of its own, a simple integration with Funnelll through Google Tag Manager allows you to get all the data you need on the performance of your website, store, and marketing campaigns.

4. Weebly

Weebly.com




Website: www.weebly.com
Pricing for websites: $0 - $300 / year
Pricing for For eCommerce Stores: $145 - $456 / month

Weebly (by Square) offers a lot of beautiful website templates you can start with. It offers a free plan for websites which is certainly an appealing option.

Weebly offers a bunch of built-in marketing tools to create and send emails (dubbed Weebly promote) that can be triggered automatically when customers take pre-defined actions on your website like filling out a popup or purchasing an item. Additionally, you can create popups, send emails and text alerts, add a messenger to your website, among other things, right from your Weebly dashboard.

From a tracking perspective, Weebly allows for inserting custom Javascript code to your website. Additionally, Weebly also allows for inserting Google Analytics or adding custom tracking code to the Cart, Payment, and Receipt pages.

While Weebly offers few built-in Analytics options, a simple integration with Funnelll allows you to get all the data you need on the performance of your website, store, and marketing campaigns.

3. Squarespace

Squarespace.com



Pricing for websites: $145 - $215 / year
Pricing for For eCommerce Stores: $312 - $480 / month

Squarespace is one of the most beautifully designed tools on this list. It offers a wide selection of beautiful templates to jump-start your website or eCommerce store.

Similar to Weebly, Squarespace has a bunch of built-in marketing tools for designing and sending email campaigns but standout with its marketing tools for Instagram (dubbed Squarespace Unfold). 

While Squarespace offers built-in analytics tools, its accuracy left us wanting. The data didn't seem very accurate and in cases conflicted with the order information available through the same tool. Not to worry though, a simple integration with Funnelll allows you to get all the data you need on the performance of your website, store, and marketing campaigns.

2. WordPress

WordPress



WordPress, while not always the easiest option to start and run, no list on website builders can leave them out as the number 1 website management tool out there. The WooCommerce plugin, which is used for eCommerce websites, is also one of the most used eCommerce tools on the Internet.

There are multiple options to use WordPress ranging from installing it on your own server to using a managed service like WordPress.com. For this reason, we couldn't put a price on it as it varies significantly depending on which route you take.

WordPress (and accordingly WooCommerce) offers the ability to add custom Javascript on your website through multiple plugins (our favorite is the Header and Footer Scripts). This allows you to add Funnelll to your WordPress or WooCommerce site to get all the data you need on the performance of your website, store, and marketing campaigns.

1. Shopify

Shopify.com




Pricing for websites: -
Pricing for For eCommerce Stores: $350 - $3,600 / month

While Shopify doesn't offer an option for creating websites, it is the king/queen when it comes to eCommerce stores. Shopify comes with a free 14-day trial, no credit card required.

Shopify offers the most complete set of built-in marketing tools on this list which is always one of the top reasons why customers choose Shopify for their eCommerce stores. With a strong and ever-growing App Store, that is thoroughly vetted by Shopify to guarantee the best customer experience, you are guaranteed to find every tool you need for your store.

Funnelll offers a Shopify App that helps you set up your customer tracking and get all the data you need on the performance of your store and marketing campaigns. Make sure to check it out and leave us a review 


About the author: Sherif Ali is the founder and CEO of Funnelll; a platform that helps you get the most out of your marketing budgets. No coding, complex integrations, or data science needed.

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