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Spree Commerce hosting: Heroku or AWS?

Spree Commerce is a free, open-source ecommerce solution that allows you to build an online store or a marketplace exactly the way you want it in every respect. There is no license cost of transaction fees with Spree. Unlike Shopify, which is a Software-as-a-Service offering, Spree is free of many SaaS limitations: it’s easily customizable and scalable. But it is also self-owned and self-hosted. That means you need to download its code and deploy it to a hosting provider of your choice. You need to host it yourself.  Here’s a rundown of the most common PaaS and IaaS hosting options: Heroku or AWS.

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Which marketplace platform should you choose for your online marketplace business?

So you have 10-15 years of experience in your industry, know all about its potential, have contacts to the sellers, know how to reach the buyers, have read books such as “Platform scale” and plenty of blog posts, want to launch your own marketplace already, hope for the first-mover advantage and the last missing piece of the puzzle is the marketplace E-commerce software. Now, you’re wondering which marketplace platform would be a good fit for your marketplace business. Here’s a quick walkthrough.

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