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From time to time we encounter small business clients who have either already built their company website using Wix or are comparing our Website-as-a-Service plan to Wix. While Wix is sufficient for building personal or hobby websites, we always strongly recommend against using it for business websites.
Building a website is like building a house. It takes a team of people (all with specialty skills) to come together and build it. You need an engineer, designer, and structural builders. When you build your website with platforms like Wix, you're trying to build a house all by yourself and it may end up looking decent but it’s going to have a lot of structural issues. It’s going to end up costing you more in the end than hiring a professional to get the job done.
I’m going to focus on Wix in particular, since it seems to have such a strong advertising presence in the online entrepreneurial space. While Wix is a good tool for quickly setting up a personal blog or brochure-style website, the number of shortcomings associated with the tool make it unsuitable for a business. Here’s why.