The Advanced plan is not as economical as the other plans, but that plan is reserved for those who want to operate advanced or more sophisticated ecommerce stores.
We have more discussions about Squarespace’s ecommerce features here.
To us, this is a hidden benefit that you should factor into your consideration when picking a website builder.
Understanding whether Squarespace’s pricing plans are worth it is not just about how much you pay per month.
If you wanted to build a website on your own, and hire your own designer or developer to build something that looks like what Squarespace can deliver, I can promise you that it can potentially cost you hundreds and thousands of dollars.
To us, the most valuable parts of the Squarespace plan are their designer-caliber templates, web builder, and 24/7 support.
It is their policy to reply to every email message in less than 1 hour, no matter what time you send in support requests.