Bottlenose - Frequently Asked Questions

I already have a website. Can I just link to the new Bottlenose website from my own website?

Yes, you can have your Bottlenose website set up separately from your existing website.

Bottlenose will set up your e-commerce website on a domain of your choosing. Note that this must be a standard domain such as

We cannot set up your e-commerce website on a "third-level" domain.

No. This is not a standard domain. We could take over the existing website at, or set up your e-commerce website on a new standard domain such as

If you do not want Bottlenose to take over your existing website, you would be responsible for linking your existing website to your new Bottlenose e-commerce website.

I don't have a domain. Can Bottlenose get domains for me?

What is Bottlenose?

How do I process credit card transactions?

I need to transfer my domain to Bottlenose. How do I do this?

I want to use a domain for my site, but it is owned by someone else. Can Bottlenose help?

How do you handle out-of-state shipping?

Will your shopping cart calculate taxes?

How much does it cost?

How will I get traffic to my site?

How long does it take to develop a Bottlenose site?

Can I take my site to another hosting provider?

What if the Bottlenose database does not have an item I wish to sell?

Will Bottlenose work with my POS system?

How do I update my site?

What is the development process?

Will we meet in person?