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Complete, Fully e-Stocked Shopping Website

Increase your sales potential by selling online!

  • Fully integrated turn-key solution to sell products online
  • Top-quality shopping cart software & CMS
  • Truly affordable packages for any small business
  • Professional design with the latest web features
  • Quick turn-around, start selling in as little as 10 days.
Web Online Stores Designer in San Diego
 

How It Works: Steps to Getting an Online Store

Bloominari How to get an online store

 

The latest technology, benefits, and features for your online store.

Features of Bloominari Online Stores:

Benefits of Selling Online

  • Increase your sales and profits
  • Reach customers worldwide: Thereby increasing sales opportunities. 
  • Open 24 Hours a day: By being able to process credit cards online, your business can be open all day every day, throughout the entire year.
  • Attract new customers: Who would not normally discover your business unless they know your local store.
  • Receive payments more quickly: From automated online transactions.
  • Improving your marketing strategies: By using the data gathered by tracking customer purchases & keywords searched.
  • Use your online shop as a catalog: For existing & potential customers.
  • Reduce order-processing costs: Customer orders automatically get saved in your online store system.

The Desing Process

One on One communication with a Web DesignerAll E-Commerce packages keep you involved during the entire design process, allowing you to directly communicate with your E-commerce Web designer.

We do all the heavy work of creating your complete e-commerce store, but we also need you to provide us with your ideas, preferences, products' info, photos, etc; as You are the expert in your business.

Design Steps

Wondering what it takes to get an online store up and running?
Once the following steps are completed you'll have a complete, ready-to-use online store for your small business.

Choose online store design and look

1. Client chooses store’s design and shares design preferences. Expand + 

Choose one of the templates available (Standard & Premium Package), or we’ll begin working on your store’s custom graphic design (Professional Package). Let us know what you like in regards to colors, font styles and layout for your store.

Provide company's information

2. Client provides company’s general information. Expand + 

Including company’s logo, history or general info, hours of operation, address, etc.

E-commerce Online Store Design

3. Bloominari begins designing your online store. Expand + 

We'll start to create your online store design by incorporating your company's information, logo, design preferences, etc.

Bloominari presents online store design

4. Bloominari presents a mock-up design for your online store. Expand + 

Client approves the design and continues to next step, or disapproves the design and waits for the next available mockup (Turnaround time and amount of revisions varies by package chosen)

Shipping and Payment Preferences

5. Client chooses shipping preferences and payment methods. Expand + 

  • Choose how you want to ship your items. Do you want to ship via UPS, Fed ex, USPS or a combination of them. If you already have an account we’ll integrate it with your store, otherwise we’ll help you create one.
  • Choose how you want to process credit cards – with Paypal, Google Checkout or a professional online merchant account to process credit cards (Extra Fee applies).
Integrate Shipping & Payment Preferences

6. Bloominari integrates shipping & payment choices. Expand + 

We’ll make sure your customer’s online shopping experience will run smoothly. Providing them with various shipping options and a secure and easy way to pay and finalize their order.

Provide Product Information, Photos, & more

7. Client provides content for online store. Expand + 

Client sends us product’s information, photos and information for additional pages.

Product information must be organized into an Excel spreadsheet with all of your products’ information. Product photos can simply be e-mailed to us as attachments. That’s all we need from you, we'll take care of the rest.

Building a complete online store

8. Bloominari builds online store’s inventory & additional pages.Expand + 

This is one of the most time-consuming parts of our job, as we create all of your store's inventory and additional content.

Bloominari present a complete online store solution

9. Bloominari presents you your complete online store. Expand + 

We’ll show you your complete online store. Fully stocked with your products, a functional shopping cart, live shipping rates and a secure payment method.

Online store training session

10. Bloominari provides one-on-one training sessions. Expand + 

To teach client how to use online store to process orders, receive payment, etc.

E-Commerce Online Stores Packages

Packages

Choose a package, or contact us to get a custom quote

We believe in being 100% transparent about showing you exactly what we offer, that's why we outline every feature included in our services and their prices.


Ready to get started?

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FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions 

Not sure which E-commerce package is the best solution for your business? Check out our FAQs to help you understand our services better and help you choose.

Browse Questions by Subject

If you still have questions, please contact us, we'd be happy to hear from you.

Graphic & Website Design 

Q: Where can I see the templates that you offer?
A: Contact us so you can see our full list of templates offered online.

Q: How will my site look unique if you're using a template (Standard & Premium Packages)?
A: Each template will be customized to match your business' look as much as possible. By incorporating your business logo, color preferences (Yes, we can even change most template colors to suit your specific needs), font styles, layout design, and more

Q: Can you input my logo into a template design?
A: Yes! Please provide your company logo to your web designer. We'll fit it into the design in the best possible way.

Q: How long does it take to design my online store?
A: Under optimal conditions, your online store's graphic design will be ready in 3-5 business days (Standard Package), 5-10 days (Premium Package), and 10-15 business days (Professional Package). The completion of your entire store (including the building of your store's inventory) will take a total of 1-2 weeks (Standard package), 2-4 weeks (Premium Package) or 4-6 weeks (Professional package).

Q: Can I edit my template myself once published?
A: Yes. You will be unable to change the graphic design of your store on your own (At your own risk). If you'd like, we'll also be able to edit the design for you (additional fee). Web design experience is required.

Q: How many concepts will I see for my Web ite?
A: This depends on the Package you choose. The Standard & Premium Packages use pre-existing templates (which we customize for your business), therefore the template you choose will be your only graphic design concept. If you choose the Professional package your designer will initially supply you with one (1) composition (concept). This is to ensure the direction we are taking is the right one. From this initial composition, you will have the opportunity to revise several times (see next question).

Q: What does it mean by revisions?
A: A revision constitutes any change, big or small, requested to the graphic design of your online store (template or custom made). After we present you the initial customized design of your store (with your logo, colors, fonts, etc), you'll have a chance to make changes to your design by contacting your website designer. Each change, feedback and request (per communication) will count towards your revision process.

Q: Do you use stock images when I cannot find my own?
A: Yes. We have a library of stock imagery that we can use throughout your design to depict your business. Our library is limited and specific image requests may require the purchase of a third-party image. Please ask your designer about what images we can provide.

Q: Do you create Flash animations? How about drop-down menus or rollover images?
A: We do, but dynamic design features will need to be purchased as pay-as-you-go features or acquired with the purchase of the Professional Package. Please discuss your specific needs with your project manager.

Q: Do you offer more features, services and upgrades?
A: We have a variety of services that will help you make your online store unique.

Store Setup, Inventory & Content  

Q: Will you also input my products and images?
A: Yes, this is what sets our services apart from everyone else's. Your designer will build your entire E-commerce site, creating a complete, ready-to-use online store. This includes creating your online inventory. The Standard Package includes 25 products, the Premium Package includes 60 products and the Professional package includes 150 products initially. You'll have the ability to add/edit/delete products to your store on top of the initial amount of products we created in your store for you, or we can add more products for you too! View our maintenance packages and pay-as-you-go solutions

Q: What's needed from me to setup my store?
A: We'll need you to provide us with all of your company's information (Name, address, logo, company's history/about us, etc), as well all of your products' information and photographs

Q: How will I send you my products' photos and information?
A: Product information must be organized into an Excel spreadsheet with all of your products’ information, we'll provide you an Excel template that you can easily fill out. If you require assistance, we may be able to connect to your computer and help you export your product's information from a software you currently use. All photos can simply be sent to us by e-mail or FTP. Contact us for details.

Q: What is an "Additional content page"?
A: An additional content page is any non-product, informational page that you wish to have included in your Web site that is not already included in your package. Common examples are information about your services, company values, special promotions, FAQs page or perhaps a Site Map or Directions page. Your designer will help include your written content provided through attractive presentation.

Q: I want a splash page (Introduction page), can you do this?
A: Yes. If you would like to research the possibility of adding a splash page before your main store, please discuss this need with your project manager. Additional fees may apply.

Payments & Merchant Accounts  

Q: Can I use my current credit card processing system for my online store?
A: You may or may not use your current credit card processing provider for your online store, this depends on weather the company you're currently using is compatible with our shopping cart software platform. Otherwise, a separate online merchant account must be used in your online store.

Q: I already have Paypal and/or Google Checkout, can I use my account to process online payments?
A: Yes, you can use your Paypal/Google Checkout account to process orders online at no monthly or yearly costs to you (except the fees charged by Paypal/Google Checkout for each transaction). Using only your Paypal/Google Checkout account will require you to manually process the payment of each online order. If you want a more professional checkout service for your online customers, it's better to sign-up for an online merchant account.

Q: What is an online Merchant Account?
A: It is a gateway solution to process and accept all major credit cards for payment directly on your online store, and then have those funds placed directly into your bank account. In today’s aggressive online market, simply accepting Pay Pal and Google Checkout isn’t enough.

Q: How much does a Merchant Account cost?
A: Cost vary depending on the merchant account you use. Our preferred merchant account cost $19.95 a month plus transaction fees (2.10 % +
25 cents / transaction). You must also purchase an SSL Security certificate which provides your e-commerce website with the best in Internet Security ($79 one year, $145 two years).

Shipping  

Q: Does my customer receive an automatic e-mail confirming the shipment of his items?
A: Yes, as soon as you mark your orders as "shipped" your customer will receive an e-mai

Q: What shipping carriers and methods can I offer to my customers?
A: You can use UPS, Fed ex or USPS to ship your items (choose one or more carriers). You may use any of the methods that each of carriers offers, there is no limit of what you can offer. WE suggest you only offer one or two carriers and no more than 5-7 methods (Ground, 3rd Day, 2nd Day, Next Day, Priority mail, express mail, etc)

Q: I already have shipping accounts with UPS/Fed ex/ USPS can I use them.
A: Yes, simply provide us with your account number and we'll integrate your carrier into your online store.

Q: Can I ship to international customers?
A: Yes, you only need to provide us the countries where you'd like to offer shipping and we'll configure it into your online store's shipping settings. Please note that you must make sure that the shipping carrier offers shipping services to the countries you'd like to ship to.

Q: Can I print shipping labels for UPS/Fed ex/USPS directly from my administration site?
A: No. You administration area only allows you to print a packing slip (to accompany the product being shipped). Yet, to create the actual shipping label, you'll still need to create it yourself manually (through the 3rd party software).

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Store Administration & Maintenance  

Q: What will I be able to administrate in my online store?
A: Every package will allow you to access, view and edit all of the orders placed in your online store. This will allow you to view what each customer has purchased from you store, shipping & billing address, shipping carrier chosen, shipping method, etc. Additionally, the Premium and Professional packages includes the ability to manage other areas of your store such as the marketing, customers records, and more. View Packages

 

Q: Will I be able to view, edit and manage my online orders myself?
A: Yes, you'll have full access to view, edit and manage all your online orders. You are responsible for the day-to-day operations of your online business, which requires you to log into your online store administration page to process all orders. This means you must see what has been ordered, prepare to ship it, receive the payment, ship the items, then mark the orders as "shipped".

Q: Once my store is completed, will I be able to add products myself?
A: Yes, no matter which package you choose, you will be able to add more product to your online store yourself.

Q: If I can't (or don't have time to) add products to my online store myself, how much does it cost?
A: The cost of adding additional products to your online store is $7 per product (including 1 image).

Q: I want to entirely manage my online store myself, is that possible?
A: Yes, you will have the ability to manage and control every aspect of your online store. Including orders, products, categories, promotions, etc.

Q: I want to have complete administrative access and ownership of my store, what can I do?
A: All of our packages provide you with full access and ownership of your store.

Hosting & Shopping Cart Software

By using the BigCommerce Online Stores platform, we combine the use of a powerful e-commerce software and the hosting into a single price, which is today commonly know as software as a service (SaaS). The hosting is basically the use of a big and fancy computer (server) that store your store's files and images and allows them to be accessed through the internet.

The BigCommerce software itself provides the ability to stock a virtual inventory, have a shopping cart system, a shipping calculator and many other key features that your store needs in order to give you customers a professional online shopping experience.

Combined Shopping Cart & Hosting Pricing  

The combined monthly costs of the hosting service and shopping cart software for online store are: 

  • $34.95, $79.95 or $199.95/month. Varies by shopping carte features included on each package. See latest pricing.

Additionally, we can build an E-commerce online store using the popular Magento Shopping Cart, in which case a seperate hosting account is needed. We recommend HostMonster.com hosting to our clients.


Online Merchant Accounts to Process Credit Cards

A merchant account is a contract under which a bank extends a line of credit to a merchant, who wishes to accept payments through card transactions (debit/credit) of a particular card association brand. Without such a contract, one cannot directly accept payments by any of the major credit card brands.

In order to securely and professionally sell online, an online store must get an online merchant account to process cards and receive payment directly in their bank account. Through the hosting company who will host your website, we can offer you a professional merchant account for your store.

Accept Visa, Master Card, AMEX or Discover directly in your store!

Merchant Account Pricing  

In today’s aggressive online market, simply accepting Pay Pal and Google Checkout isn’t enough. Get on the same playing field as your competitors. Give your business a more professional, established and credible appearance by accepting ALL major credit cards and debit cards directly from your store.

Without the intervention of third parties, A professional merchant account increases the credibility of your online store while helping to increase your conversion rate!. Read FAQs for more information

SERVICE Industry Standard Our Rates
Application Fee $25 - $ 50 FREE
Setup Fee $100 - $200 FREE
24 / 7 Customer Support $200 - $ 300 FREE
Internet / Mail / Phone Order
Transaction Fee
2.95 %
35 - 50 cents / trans.
2.10 %
25 cents / trans.
Merchant Account & Credit Card
Processing Gateway
$20 - $ 35 / month
15-30 cents / trans.
$19.95 / month
0 cents / trans.
Statement Fee $12 - $20 / month FREE

SSL Security Certificate

In addition to the merchant account, your online store must also get a SSL Security Certificate to ensure your online transactions are safe. SSL Security provides your ecommerce website with the best in Internet Security. All ecommerce web sites on the Internet must have an SSL certificate to ensure safe credit card transactions through the website.

More About SSL & Pricing  

128 bit SSL Certificates designed for securing leading web sites, as well as intranets and extranets. Trusted by over 99.3% of current Internet users, SSL Certificates are an ideal and low cost way of securing your webserver. SSL Certificates carry a limited warranty up to $10,000.

The SSL Security Certificate must be purchased and the SSL logo must be displayed on your homepage.

Costs: One year: $79, Two Years: $145


What sets us apart?

We provide you with the easiest, fastest and most affordable way to own a Complete Online Store - not just the design or setup - at a truly affordable price.

Our service includes designing, creating, and setting up all aspects of your online store; Including the creation of your store's actual inventory (Something most companies don't offer), setting up shipping methods, payment accounts, taxes, store preferences, coupons, etc.

We provide you a fully ready online store, teach you how to use it, and help you start selling right away!


Ready to build your e-Commerce store and start selling online?

Bloominari is a digital marketing agency with 45+ years of combined web design, graphic design, web development, and digital marketing tools to enhance growing businesses’ online presence and offer great web-based solutions for their sales and marketing teams.

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