Sell cookbooks online

Start, run, and grow your cookbook business

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

Everything you need to sell cookbooks

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 cookbook 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 cookbook 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 cookbook business encounters.

Learn more about selling cookbooks

  • There's no standard recipe for selling cookbooks online, but creating an online website is a great start. Choose from more than 80 Shopify website templates and themes where you can create product pages for your cookbooks, add stunning images of your recipes and culinary creations, and integrate your store with your social media accounts to help reach foodie communities.

  • Right here on Shopify! You can sell cookbooks right from your Shopify website, connect your store to your social media accounts, and create awareness online using Shopify’s built-in blogging tools. There are more than 80 unique website themes and templates that can help you get set up instantly, and Shopify's app store]( has thousands of apps to help you personalize your cookbook store with unique features like recipe cards and ingredients lists.

  • Absolutely! You can sell physical hard copy cookbooks and have them delivered to customers around the world, or sell ebook cookbooks that can be purchased and instantly downloaded, using apps in the [Shopify App Store]((

  • Cookbook prices can vary, depending on factors like how popular the titles are, how much the cookbook cost to create, and the celebrity status of the chef or author. Use Shopify’s free profit margin calculator for an idea of how to price your own cookbook products.

Scale your sales

Powerful apps

Showcase your cookbooks 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 cookbooks 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 cookbook 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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