Afterpay is a ‘buy-now-pay-later’ platform that allows customers to pay for their purchases over four, fortnightly instalments. Retailers that offer Afterpay get paid immediately, but are charged a merchant fee of 4.17%. It’s like a modern-day credit card with an interest-free period.
Shopify is a commerce platform that allows anyone to set up an online store and sell their products. It's the go-to eCommerce platform for young direct-to-consumer brands. It's ease of use and setup is what's most attractive to merchants, but also the incredibly vast Shopify app store.
Gorgias centralizes all your support tickets in one place and enriches them with lots of extra context about a buyer's profile. Through Gorgias, you can connect directly to your eCommerce store and edit orders, modify subscriptions, and refund payments without leaving your helpdesk.
Klaviyo is the best in class email marketing solution for eCommerce. It's powerful because it connects to your store, and you can create awesome customer segments based on past purchasing behaviors, customer preferences, and even future predictions of spending.