How to use Shopify for free for more than 14 days

Everyone who wants to build a new online store with Shopify, or a website in general, expects a free trial before committing to a subscription. Here’s how you can try and use Shopify for free for more than 14 days.

Shopify free 14-day trial

How to gain access to a longer Shopify trail

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Shopify free 14-day trial

Shopify offers a free 14-day trial which begins immediately after you first sign up, not when you start working on your store. This leaves new merchants just enough time to get a feel of how Shopify works but it certainly isn’t enough time for setting up a whole store and exploring all Shopify’s features. For example payment systems, shipping, products and collections, Facebook and Instagram integration, inventory, SEO marketing to say a few.


Try Shopify for Free


You can sign up and use Shopify for free for 14 days without entering your payment details. Once the 14-day period ends you’ll have to select a subscription plan which starts from £29/month (discounted annual and biennial plans are also available).


Shopify pricing


If you don’t select a monthly plan at the end of your free trial, then your store will be paused and you won’t be able to continue working on it until you choose one. If you decide to cancel your Shopify account during or at the end of your free trial and you haven’t selected a pricing plan, you don’t need to take any action. Your account will be frozen and you won’t be charged for anything when your trial expires

How to gain access to a longer Shopify trail

If you want to try Shopify for free for more than 14 days and fully test all the features and tools provided the only and simple solution is to team up with a Shopify Partner.  Shopify Partners, are experienced designers and developers who can help future Shopify store owners set up and develop their online store. They can also help existing merchants with all the technical bits and theme customisations.

Parasoul Shopify Partners

While working with a Shopify Partner you’ll be given access to a “development” store where you’ll be able to work on your Shopify store and all its feature, for free, with no time constraints.

This can basically allow you to trial the platform for as long as you need before opening it to the public and accepting orders. Of course, all Shopify Partners and Web Agencies will charge you a development fee to work with them, as they will effectively want to build a full e-commerce website for you.

However, we at Parasoul can offer the opportunity to access a Shopify development store for an unlimited time, for free.


Parasoul’s Shopify For Free program

For those business owners and entrepreneurs who want to start an online store with Shopify and are keen to work on the website themselves, we can offer a blank Shopify store to play with for as long as it’s needed, provided they have a clear business idea and are seriously interested in selling online. Sounds like you?

Once the website is ready and you are ready to receive orders, we will transfer the ownership to you and you’ll be then able to choose your preferred Shopify subscription plan and start selling online.

Once you are the owner of the store you will have full control over the site and who can access it  – and if you prefer, you can also decide to remove us, otherwise, we will continue to have access as ‘collaborators“.

When you start paying your subscription we will receive a little commission from Shopify. This won’t in any way affect what you pay, on the contrary, you’ll have saved a few weeks or months’ worths of subscription and used Shopify for free, for more than 14 days.

It’s a win-win opportunity.


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