SamCart vs. Stan Store

Social media creators love Stan Store, but if you’re a serious digital creator that’s focused on expansion revenue, SamCart’s features will ensure you make the most money possible.


The Problem with "All-In-One"

A master of all is a master of none, and Stan Store claims they harness the same power as 5+ separate apps for a low price. However, one piece of software can rarely, if ever, do everything well. When it comes to building and scaling your business, you can’t settle for less than best.
That’s where SamCart comes in: When it comes to selling your products, optimizing your checkout, and ensuring you make as much money as possible with as little stress as necessary, we’re the platform for you. We know what we do well, and 75,000 creators processing $3.5 billion in sales proves just that.

When it comes to scaling your online business, Stan Store falls short

Stan Store
Building Product Pages
Create Unlimited Pages
Pre-Designed Templates
Drag & Drop Page Builder
Save Designs As Templates
Your Own Branding on Pages
Edit Mobile View
Easily Test Purchasing
Custom Checkout Fields
Custom Thank You Pages
Custom Domains
Boosting Conversions
1 Step Checkout Process
Abandoned Cart Recovery
Coupons + Discounts
A/B Testing
Checkout Anywhere
Maximizing Average Order Value
Post-Purchase 1-Click Upsells
Multiple Upsells
Post-Purchase 1-Click Downsells
Upsell Page Editor
Payment Options on Upsell Pages
PayPal with 1-Click Upsells
Pre-Purchase Order Bumps
Products You Can Sell
Digital Products
Physical Products
Billing Your Customers
1-Time Payments
Recurring Subscriptions
Limited Payment Plans
Provide Multiple Payment Options
Free & Paid Trials
Subscriptions (sold via PayPal)
Weekly/Monthly/Quarterly Billing
Pay What You Want (PWYW)
Managing Your Business
Sales Reporting
Page Conversion Report
Sales Channel Report
Failed Charges Report
Sales + UTM tracking
Google Analytics
Google eCommerce Sync
Smart Pixel Tracking
Subscription Management
Failed Subscription Recovery
Sales + VAT Tax Support
Sell Unlimited Products
Collecting Payments
Apple & Google Pay
Buy Now, Pay Later
MailChimp + ConvertKit
Aweber, ActiveCampaign, Drip, GetResponse, iContact, Constant Contact
Infusionsoft, HubSpot, Ontraport, Maropost, Klaviyo
Email Support
Chat Support
Industry Leading 99.9% Uptime
Knowledge Base

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the key differences between Stan Store and SamCart?
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For new creators just building their online storefronts, Stan Store offers the fundamental features and tools to start selling products and services. SamCart, on the other hand, is best suited for established creators. Our suite of checkout automation features and conversion-boosting tools help users scale their businesses and grow their profits.

How does the pricing compare between Stan Store and SamCart?
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Stan Store’s flat rat of $29 will get you a selection of features for building your online store. While SamCart’s pricing ranges from $79/mo and up, our platform is far more robust and includes many tools and automations that Stan Store does not offer.

What payment processors are supported by SamCart?
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SamPay (powered by Stripe), Stripe, PayPal, Buy Now, Pay Later, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Braintree, and Easy Pay Direct.

Are there any limitations on the number of products I can sell or the number of users I can have on SamCart?
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Users on every SamCart plan can sell an unlimited number of products and services. Our Launch Plan allows 1 admin user. Our Grow Plan allows 3 admin users. Our Scale Plan allows 10 admin users.

Does SamCart offer mobile responsiveness and a user-friendly checkout process?
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Yes! SamCart’s CheckoutOS was primarily designed for mobile device use. Our Autofill feature makes the checkout process seamless for your customers to checkout with speed and ease.

What kind of customer support and resources are available with SamCart?
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SamCart offers email support and dedicated live chat support 7 days a week with an industry-leading 99.9% uptime. We also have a comprehensive knowledge base all users can access.

Can I migrate my existing data (products, customers, orders) from Stan Store to SamCart, and how difficult is the process?
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SamCart’s VIP customers receive white-glove migration, managed by our team of experts. All other users can easily transfer their existing customer data and offerings to SamCart within minutes.

What kind of SEO tools and features does SamCart offer?
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SamCart users can add SEO settings to customize how your product page links appear when shared, including Page Title, Description, and Featured Image to ensure links are always on-brand when shared on social media, marketing ads, or text messages.

What third-party integrations are available with SamCart?
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We offer powerful third-party integrations that allow you to run and scale your business with ease. You can see the full list of integrations here.

What are the security features and measures in place to protect customer and business data on SamCart?
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Protecting sensitive customer data is of the utmost priority at SamCart. You can read about the measures we take to ensure that information is safe here.

Can I conduct A/B testing and customize the design and functionality of my checkout?
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Yes! All Scale users can unlock our powerful A/B testing feature to determine Automatic Pricing and other meaningful sales strategies.

What reporting and analytics tools are available to track sales, customer behavior, and marketing performance?
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Our Simplified Reporting offers deep insight into your unique sales and customer data. Uncover real-time data to make informed business decisions with the most comprehensive reporting dashboard in eCommerce.

What is the average uptime and reliability?
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We have an industry-leading uptime of 99.9% across our entire Customer Support team.

Trusted by the Industry’s Biggest Creators

Pay Flynn

“SamCart doubled my conversions instantly. Being able to easily do subscriptions + recurring membership, our LTV is skyrocketing.”

Kimberly Ann Jimenez
Jenna Kutcher

“Switching to SamCart was one of the best decisions I’ve made. The order bump, upsell, and split testing features have allowed us to methodically increase our AOV to double what it was before.”

Will Hamilton
Pat Flynn

“SamCart transformed my sales exponentially in a short period of time.”

Daniela Saioni
Pat Flynn

“SamCart has made building our agency so much easier. The simplicity of the billing process alone was worth the switch.”

John Florey
Pat Flynn

“SamCart has made it so easy for us to quickly launch new products, and find simple ways to maximize our sales.”

Lewis Howes
The School of Greatness

See why former Stan Store users prefer SamCart

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