Here's What You Get with Open by Studio
Professionally Designed Site
A designer and developer will craft a template to match your business and brand.
An SEO specialist will optimize your site so you show up in local search results.
Experts Doing it for You
We'll get your online store launched while you run your business.
Secure Online Payments
Easily collect payments with Stripe, Paypal, Apple Pay and more.
Powerful Ecommerce Tools
Build on Volusion's state-of-the-art ecommerce platform with everything you need.
Integrates with Your Existing Site
Already have a website? No problem. Your store will work with it.
How it Works
Open by Studio was built specifically to help brick-and-mortar retails get online fast and start generating ecommerce sales quickly.
01. Get Paired with a Team of Experts
You'll be paired with one of our in-house designers, developers, project managers and SEO specialists, and they'll all work to get your website launched quickly and set up for success.Get Started
02. We Design, SEO Optimize and Help Set Up Your Online Store
Get a beautiful design that seamlessly matches your business and brand. Then get your homepage and optimized to show up in local search results.Get Started
From Brick-and-Mortar to Online Store in 48 Hours or Less
We'll do our best to stick to this timeline, however we'll need some items from you to ensure we can move quickly.
*Timeline excludes weekend days.
What platform is my store built on?
Your online store will be built on Volusion's best-in-class ecommerce platform, trusted by more than 180,000 entrepreneurs around the world (including Yankee Candle Co, Harley Davidson and Sesame Street, to name a few).
Volusion is built specifically for the needs of small businesses. With a drag-and-drop site editor, numerous app integrations and 24/7 support, you'll have everything you need.
Will I really be live in 48 hours?
Yes, that's very much the plan. We will do everything we can to get you launched and selling online as quickly as possible, however some of it is up to you. We will need some information from you and you'll have some items you'll need to complete on your end. As long as you handle your items in a timely manner, we'll handle ours.
We'll be sending over a handy checklist with everything we need to get you launched!
How much is monthly site hosting?
Volusion's monthly plans start at $26/mo. Checkout more on the pricing page.
Will I be receiving a fully custom design?
Your designer will be creating a beautiful website styled to match the look and feel of your business and brand. They will use your logo, photos (or stock photos if you don't have your own), colors and business information to craft a cohesive, professional design.
To save time and get your selling online fast, they will start the design with a pre-made theme and then customize it to be unique to you and your brand.
I don't know much about running an online store. Is that ok?
Yep! We're here with you every step of the way. Open by Studio is meant to be as easy as possible to get you selling online. Then once your new design is live, Volusion has a dedicated support team to help you with any and all questions you may have.
Do you upload all my products and categories?
We can help get all your categories set up, no problem! We'll set up one of your products and then all you have to is copy it, change the product information and voila. It's super easy.
What's included with the SEO optimization?
Your SEO specialist will perform both a technical optimization of your website as well as optimize your homepage for SEO specific keywords.
I have additional questions. Who should I speak to?
Feel free to start a chat here in the bottom right of your screen or drop us a line over on our contact page.