Wondering if Showit is right for you? What the switch would be like from your current platform? Here are all the deets. 

showit

The Ultimate

guide to

fast facts about showit

Showit is a website hosting platform and website builder (like Squarespace or Wix — but better.) 

one

Showit understands savvy business people, like yourself. They know what you want your website to look like, and what you care about for user interface while you edit everything.

two

With Showit, you can showcase your brand’s personality in a unique and creative way that you simply can’t with other website builders. 

three

what makes showit unique

You don’t have to use HTML, CSS, Java or ANY code. EVER. 

Crazy amazing support right at your fingertips from real humans.  

You can actually customize everything you see. 

Most website builders don’t actually give you control over what the mobile website looks like. With Showit, you can customize the mobile website to be unique from the desktop version. 

Showit integrates with WordPress for blogging, so you can have power and flexibility of WordPress with the design freedom of Showit. 

Many website builders have standardized functionality, so you can definitely tell what it was built on. Showit let’s you make a site that’s totally unique to you. 

You can showcase your brand’s personality in a unique and creative way that you simply can’t with other website builders. 


Showit or Squarespace?

They definitely have their similarities, but you’ll quickly find that Showit allows more creative control and is easier to use. Showit also integrates with WordPress for blogging, which puts it over the top in the blogging game. 

✔ Both have plenty of templates to choose from 
✔ Both are website builders that host your website too
✔ Both have in house customer support



similarities

Showit is actually drag and drop, and fueled by creative freedom. I can’t even tell you how many of my clients have switched to Showit after being uber frustrated by how little they can actually control on their Squarespace website. Squarespace is fairly easy to edit, but you cannot actually customize everything. 

On Showit you can customize your mobile website separately from your desktop website. This is incredible, because let’s be real… sometimes you want LESS content (or slightly different content) on your mobile website. With Squarespace, things can look wonky on mobile, because you can only customize your desktop site. With over 63% of people regularly using phones to access your website, mobile is more important than ever. 

differences

Both platforms obviously have blogging. But, Showit integrates with WordPress for blogging, so you can have power and flexibility of WordPress with the design freedom of Showit. WOW, right?! By blogging with WordPress, you open the doors to unlimited optimization potential, SEO capabilities, and more. 

Sqaurespace has more e-commerce capabilities built right in then Showit does. However, Showit can integrate e-commerce with ease. (My e-commerce template site is built on Showit.) If you have tons of products to sell, Showit might not be the right platform for you (or at least not for the e-commerce side of your business). For example, with my client Well-Watered Women, the main website and blog are on Showit, but the shop itself is on Shopify. Both integrate beautifully!  

All in all, Squarespace is NOT a bad platform — I’ve even designed some sites on Squarespace! But, I believe Showit is better. ;) 

what my clients say who switched from squarespace

— Gretchen Saffles, Well-Watered Women 

“We have been working with Squarespace for several years now and came to a point where the Sqaurespace design was too limited for what we needed. When Elizabeth suggested moving to Showit we trusted that it would be the best move for our company and have loved working with the new platform! Showit has been able to expand our hosting and designing options and offer us what we need!”

NEXT >>

what my clients say who switched from squarespace

— KATY, THE TIDY COTTAGE

“I love Showit! I am excited to feel more in control of the website and my blog as well. Everything seems more logical and the platform seems easier to use."

NEXT >>

what my clients say who switched from squarespace

— SHANELLA, LIFE COACH

“Getting to 'customize' everything exactly how I preferred in Showit was so fun! I love the Showit platform and it is going to be so easy going forward customize my website as I grow and expand in my business!"

NEXT >>

Showit or WordPress?

WordPress is crazy powerful and quite limitless with the amount of plugins out there that you can add to your website. But, it’s power comes at a major time/maintenance/learning cost.

There’s a STEEP learning curve to figuring out WordPress, plus a lot more maintenance on your end. Even if you are using a template to build your WordPress website, you’ll need to learn (or at least understand) some coding to maintain the website on your own. With Showit, you don’t need coding knowledge whatsoever, and with the training resources I’ll provide you + Showit’s resources, you’ll have your website up and running on your own in no time. 

On Showit you can customize your mobile website separately from your desktop website. This is incredible, because let’s be real… sometimes you want LESS content (or slightly different content) on your mobile website. With WordPress, things can look wonky on mobile, because you can only customize your desktop site. And, you typically need to know some coding to really get it just right. With over 63% of people regularly using phones to access your website, mobile is more important than ever. 

differences

Showit integrates with WordPress for blogging, so if you’re on WordPress now and you love the way blogging works, that won’t change for you! Woohoo! 

Showit is like Squarespace in that both companies HOST your website for you. With WordPress, you’ll have to secure your own hosting through an outside company. 

Although there are plenty of people helping other people with WordPress, WordPress itself doesn’t really have support. If something is messed up or your site gets hacked, it’s up to you to fix it on your own. With Showit, if something goes wrong or you have a question, you can literally chat with a real person immediately right there in your account. 

Basically, if you’re super techy or have a team of techy people, WordPress could be great for you! But, if you need help/support and a website that’s easy to maintain on your own, I’d stick to Showit. 

Showit or Wix?

Like Showit and Sqaurespace, Wix hosts your website for you and has a number of templates to choose from as you get started. 
But, #REALTALK: I really dislike Wix, and I’d recommend literally anything over it. 

The templates in Wix are not very professionally or creatively designed. Little changes to your template can cause you to have to rebuild your entire website. With Showit, customization is simple. You can change things like the fonts, colors, and layout in a few clicks. 

Wix is not mobile responsive. With over 63% of people regularly using phones to access your website, mobile is more important than EVER. On Showit you can customize your mobile website separately from your desktop website. This is incredible, because let’s be real… sometimes you want LESS content (or slightly different content) on your mobile website. Wix mobile websites often look really “off” because they aren’t responsive. 

here's why...

Showit has built in chat support right there while you’re editing your website. Although Wix has a support center, like Showit, getting actual support is really tough. Trust me, I’ve spent many hours with Wix support (on behalf of my 1:1 design clients that are switching to Showit) and it’s tough stuff. 

Often people choose Wix because they "just need a simple website." But, you can have a simple and BETTER website with Showit.

Basically, don’t use Wix. Use Showit. Or, literally anything else. Sorry to hate, Wix! 

WITH AN EM SHOP TEMPLATE, YOU REALLY CAN EDIT EVERYTHING YOU SEE, WITH TOTAL EASE. 

Is your website this easy to edit?

See what real websites built with these templates look like... 

Check out the showcase of EM Shop templates IN ACTION! Get some inspiration for your own website and see what's possible! 

SEE SHOWCASE

IF YOU CURRENTLY ARE ON SQUARESPACE, WIX, WEEBLY, OR BLOGGER...

Wondering what it's like to switch to Showit from Squarespace, WordPress, Wix, etc.? Watch below!

IF YOU CURRENTLY ARE ON WORDPRESS...

to use a website template you'll need to:

Purchase your template 

one

Choose 1 of 3 hosting options with Showit 

two

Purchase a domain name 

three

Shop templates here, or if check out custom design services here!

Showit will become your website’s host. So, any hosting fees you’re paying to Squarespace, Wix, Bluehost, HostGator, or GoDaddy will be eliminated. 

This is your website’s URL. If you already have a website, then you probably already have this. 

Like what you see?

With a combination of marketing know-how, bold design, and personality galore, you’ll be ready to attract your dream clients. Like, yesterday. 

Need this now!

Turn your business into an elevated brand with my signature service - a custom designed brand and website. 

check it out!

2 Ways to Work Together

COPYRIGHT © 2018 · ELIZABETH MCCRAVY, LLC.  |  WEB DESIGN & BRANDING BY ELIZABETH MCCRAVY  |  TERMS & CONDITIONS

@ELIZABETHMCCRAVY

Let's be friends, yo.