Magento vs WooCommerce (which one is the better e-commerce solution?)

Posted by on September 19, 2022 in Product Comparisons

Looking for help with your Magento or WooCommerce, or other e-commerce site? Schedule a free call with our team to learn more about Credo’s web development agencies and to get introduced to the right ones for your needs and budget. If you’re looking to get started with e-commerce and you aren’t sure where to begin, you may ask yourself which is the better platform, WooCommerce or Magento. The truth is that neither one is better. They’re just different, and they…

Shopify vs WooCommerce for e-Commerce (updated 2022)

Posted by on September 18, 2022 in Business/Product Comparisons

Are you looking to launch or replatform an e-commerce website? Whether it is your full-time gig or a side hustyle, you are probably asking yourself: “Which platform should I use? Should I use Shopify or WooCommerce for my e-commerce site? Throw in SquareSpace or Magento, and the clear leader of these three options is Shopify, then WooCommerce, then SquareSpace. Free five step ecommerce SEO framework Struggling to focus your ecommerce SEO efforts? Download our free ecommerce SEO framework and drive…

Ahrefs vs SEMrush

Posted by on August 15, 2022 in Product Comparisons

Ahrefs or SEMrush: Which is better? We get asked this question, a lot. The truth is, both are fantastic tools that allow SEO professionals to do their work more effectively. When I started in SEO in 2009, the landscape was very different. We used Google’s Keyword Planner for keyword research, manually (for the most part). We checked technical elements and did technical audits, and had very little insight into our competitors outside of how they ranked for the keywords that…

Best HARO Alternatives

Posted by on August 12, 2022 in Growth/Product Comparisons/SEO Tactics

Building links is one of the hardest parts of SEO, and you probably know that the best links — links that help you rank — come from authoritative websites that are hard to get mentioned on. It is indeed possible to get mentioned on these sites, though. And it doesn’t necessarily involve hiring an expensive PR firm to pitch your story. Let’s be honest — most companies don’t have a good story to tell. They’re doing great work and delivering…

Google Ads vs Facebook Ads – the Differences and Similarities

Posted by on June 17, 2021 in Marketing Strategies/Product Comparisons

So, you’re about to launch a marketing campaign, and the time has come. It’s time to choose between Google Ads and Facebook Ads. You want to get the best results for your time and money. So, this is an important decision. We know making critical decisions like these can be daunting, and that’s why we’re here with a comprehensive comparison. So, let’s put Google and Facebook in the ring. These two advertising giants will be competing based on: Audience size…

Semrush vs Moz – Which is better?

Posted by on March 13, 2018 in Product Comparisons

Get a 14 day trial of Semrush by using this link. Semrush only offers free trials to new subscribers through partners like Credo, so use that link to get a 14 day trial! Semrush and Moz are two of the most popular tools in the SEO and inbound marketing world. If you’re shopping for a new tool that lets you get insight into how you’re doing with SEO, what to do next to improve, and is easy to use then…

Shopify vs Magento for ecommerce – which is best?

Posted by on October 12, 2017 in Product Comparisons/Small Business

One question we hear a lot is if you should use Shopify or Magento for eCommerce. So our researchers dug into the problem and came back with a few findings. The short version is that Shopify is a commercial eCommerce platform where you pay to use the service as a subscription. Your site is hosted by Shopify on their servers. This is much like SquareSpace or, where you do not have to worry about hosting or upkeep, but you…

What’s the Best WordPress Hosting Company? 6 Top Hosts Reviewed

Posted by on August 3, 2017 in Product Comparisons/Recommendations

If you are looking to find info and recommendations for the best WordPress hosting for your business, you’ve come to the right place. In this post, we compare five common hosts across reliability, cost, support, and ease of use. We’ll compare (each link below leads to its own section in this article): Kinsta WP Engine Bluehost DreamHost HostGator SiteGround At Credo we’ve used the top four listed above, and feel it is necessary to also compare HostGator and SiteGround as they are…

HubSpot vs Marketo

Posted by on June 13, 2016 in Business/Product Comparisons

HubSpot and Marketo are two of the more well-known marketing automation tools available. Both are publicly traded companies, both have their pros and cons. So which is better for your business, HubSpot or Marketo? We divided the information based on pricing, required commitment, features, the onboarding process, and common shortcoming according to reviews. Research focused on finding reliable market reviews in order to get a more holistic view of the companies.

Moz vs HubSpot

Posted by on November 18, 2015 in Business/Product Comparisons

Many marketers and businesses have asked the question “Which should I use, Moz or HubSpot?” While the answer is often “Why not both?” because they are vastly different tools (and the founders are very good friends), we thought it would be useful to dig into the differences to help you make the right decision for your business. At a very high level, HubSpot is more advisable for businesses with more capital as this product is more expensive in terms of…

WordPress vs Squarespace – Which is better in 2021?

Posted by on October 22, 2015 in Business/Product Comparisons

Choosing between WordPress and Squarespace can be a difficult decision. By understanding your needs and how each platform measures up to them, you’ll be able to make the informed choice that best serves you. We examined the two platforms across a few topics: Availability of Themes SEO Friendliness Pricing eCommerce Integrations Other Integrations (Mailchimp, etc) So who wins? Let’s look.