We at Lone Star eCommerce have been building online stores over 10 years and in that time have gained a vast amount of experience and knowledge in eCommerce. We crafted this FAQ page to answer many of the frequently asked questions we were asked along the way.

I’m new to this whole eCommerce website thing, how does it work?

Never fear, that’s why we are here. You can learn about our time proven process in our process section.

How much does a eCommerce website cost?

The cost of a website can vary depending on various factors, just like the cost of a house may vary. Though our complete eCommerce website projects generally start in the $10,000 range for basic online stores and range upward depending on your unique needs.

How long does it take to design and build a eCommerce website?

The time it takes to produce a website depends on the size and complexity of your site and the quality of content that you have ready to go. A basic eCommerce website typically takes around 4-8 weeks from beginning to end.

Do I need my own domain name and eCommerce web hosting?

Yes, we and help you get this set up and we can work with your existing provider. We are not a eCommerce web hosting company.

Will my eCommerce website work on mobile devices?

Yes it will. All the eCommerce websites we design work on all devices. Depending on your requirements we can design and develop your site using responsive design so that the site is optimized for mobile devices.

What is eCommerce SEO (Search Engine Optimization)?

Search Engine Optimization is all about getting your website higher up in the search results on search engines such as Google. The higher up the results you are the more traffic (and customers) you’re likely to get.

There are many aspects that go into achieving good SEO, and one of the most important is the copy (words) on your website. Focus on well written, keyword rich and appropriate content is the key.

Can you help me with eCommerce SEO (Search Engine Optimization)?

We sure can. As part of your project we can include search engine optimization marketing services.

Can you help me with Social Media and Email Marketing?

We sure can. As part of your project we can include social media and email marketing services.

What is a domain name?

A domain name is your address on the internet. Typically this would be something like yourcompany.com

What is eCommerce web hosting?

Web hosting is a service that allows your website to be viewed on the Internet. It’s basically a computer housed in a data centre that runs your website and email.