Sell magazines online

Start, run, and grow your magazine business

Get the training, tools, and support you need to build the magazine business you’ve always wanted.

Everything you need to sell magazines

Free resources

Learn at your own pace with on-demand courses from Shopify Compass, and with other business owners on the Shopify Community forums. Find answers to your questions on the Shopify blog, or in our comprehensive guides.

Professional tools

Create an online magazine store that reflects your unique brand with over 4 customizable and responsive themes. Efficiently manage your inventory and process customer orders all from one unified dashboard.

Smart marketing

Grab your customers’ attention with targeted marketing campaigns on social media and Google. Make sure customers can find your magazine store by using Shopify’s built-in SEO tools and integrated blogging.

Award-winning support

Connect with Shopify customer support over online chat, phone, or email. Support is available 24/7, and can help with almost any challenge your magazine business encounters.

Learn more about selling magazines

  • To sell magazines online, you need a platform to deliver the digital version of your magazines, and the option to buy physical copies too. Shopify makes it easy for customers to download your digital magazines from your online store, or to order physical magazines for delivery. Choose one of the 80+ available themes to customize your store and add quality images and inspiring product descriptions so you can attract and delight potential customers.

  • By selling magazines on Shopify, you can customize your customer experience, making your store stand out from the rest. You can even sell on third-party websites by integrating them into your store.

  • Yes, you can sell magazines on Shopify. Not only is Shopify easy to use, but its 6,000+ apps enhance your store’s performance. Shopify also offers 100+ payment gateways with different languages enabled, making it easy for customers to pay you using the payment methods of their regions. With Shopify, you can manage your entire processes on the go via the Shopify mobile app. You'll have 100% control over your store as the store owner, from building a custom theme, to choosing your pricing model.

  • Initially, you can offer various trials to see what pricing strategy works best for you, but the best practice for pricing magazine is to analyze your competitors and calculate your costs using Shopify’s free profit margin calculator.

  • One good example of an online magazine is Standart, an award-winning Shopify-powered publication dedicated to the beauty of coffee.

Scale your sales

Powerful apps

Showcase your magazines with professionally edited photos or build customer loyalty with rewards programs. With over 80 options in the Shopify App Store, you can customize your store experience and test for success.

Sell everywhere

Sell your magazines online, in-person, and wherever your customers are. Quickly accept payments, view sales, fulfill orders, and track inventory with the Shopify POS app—no matter where you sell.

Scalable pricing plans

For magazine businesses at every stage and size

Basic Shopify

Best for new ecommerce businesses with occasional in-person sales

$29per month


Best for growing businesses selling online or in-store

$79per month

Advanced Shopify

Best for scaling businesses that require advanced reporting

$299per month

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