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A smoother Circle alternative for hosting your community and running your entire online business.

Podia is an all-in-one alternative to Circle with a beautiful interface, personal support, and no hoops for your members to jump through.

Sell everything under one roof.

With Podia, you can run your entire business on a single platform and sell digital downloads, online courses, webinars, coaching, and communities. Podia also includes a complete site builder, email marketing, affiliate management, and more, helping many creators replace 6+ tools, including Circle.

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Get started for free.

Podia’s free plan includes a website, online community, one digital download, and one coaching product. Launch your online business and share your knowledge with no upfront costs. (Free plan users simply pay an 8% transaction fee on sales.)

A support team there's here for you.

The number one reason people switch from Facebook to Podia? Our customer service. We’re responsive, receptive to feedback, and always here to help with real people offering chat support 7 days a week.

Video demo

Podia in action

Wondering if Podia is a better platform for you? Go behind the scenes in this video walkthrough, where Ben will introduce you to Podia’s community feature and how it can help your business.

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Comparing Podia vs. Circle

Podia

Circle

Free plan

Podia is yes

Circle is no

Price

Podia isFree, or $39/month - $199/month

Circle is$39/month - $399/month

Free migrations

Podia is yes

Circle is no

Community

Podia is yes

Circle is yes

Memberships

Podia is yes

Circle is yes

Online courses

Podia is yes

Circle is no

Downloads

Podia is yes

Circle is no

Webinars

Podia is yes

Circle is no

Unlimited community members

Podia is yes

Circle is no

Unlimited storage

Podia is yes

Circle is no

Email marketing

Podia is yes

Circle is no

Your own website

Podia is yes

Circle is no

Teammates

Podia is yes

Circle is yes

Buy buttons

Podia is yes

Circle is yes

Messaging

Podia is yes

Circle is yes

Built-in affiliate program

Podia is yes

Circle is no

Chat support

Podia is yes

Circle is no

Creator friendliness score

Podia is90.91

Circle is49.35

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Why creators are making the switch from Circle to Podia.

Here are some more of the reasons creators have shared for why they’ve chosen Podia to power their business.

Build a thriving online community.

Build brand loyalty, make connections, and provide value to your audience through an online community. With Podia, free and paid communities are included on all plans. No need for extra integrations or messy algorithms.

Free migrations.

Sit back, relax, and let us do the heavy lifting. Our migration service makes switching to Podia easy, and is completely free on all annual plans.

A custom site you can be proud of.

Build an entire website for your business, complete with unlimited sales pages, with our easier-than-drag-and-drop page builder. From hosting to content delivery, we’ve got you covered. Best of all? It’s free.

Make more sales with friction-free checkout.

Forget complicated checkout experiences that cause frustration and drop off. Our 2-step checkout is the simplest one on the market, and it’s optimized to make you sales.

What attracted me to Podia as a content creator was the ability to build and foster a community while developing all my content in one place. I don’t know any other platform that does these two things so well.

— Tayo Rockson,
author, consultant, professor, & speaker

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FAQS

Quick answers

Don’t see your answer? Reach out to us, we’d love to help!

  • We would LOVE to have you join us on our live weekly demo, every Tuesday at 2PM ET. Register here. If that time isn’t convenient for you, you can still register and receive a replay in your email inbox a few hours after the demo.

  • Yes! We offer free (and hassle-free) migrations on any annual plan. Get started here.

  • Podia is completely free to try for 14 days, no credit card required and no strings attached. If you’re not head-over-heels in love with it at the end of your trial, you don’t pay a dime!

  • Absolutely! You can see how Podia stacks up to many of our competitors right here.

    We also have some head-to-head comparisons of other leading platforms in case you’re choosing between those, including:

  • We’d love to. Podia’s customer support is here for you, seven days a week. Just reach out to us on live chat and a real, friendly person will be delighted to help you out.