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Profitable eCommerce Management - CPD Certified

Accredited Online Course | Recognised Certificate Included | Unlimited 24/7 Lifetime Access

International Open Academy


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Offer ends 17 December 2019
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Online, self-paced
30 Hours
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Lifetime access
30 CPD points / hours
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price

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Maybe you have extra clothes you are trying to sell? Or do you have a brand new product you are trying to bring to market? If you answered yes to any of those questions, then setting up an online store is the way to go. This course will ensure you make the most of your talents and opportunities. Don't worry about not knowing where to start - we've got you covered! From deciding what to sell and what platform to use to taking the best photos and writing creative product descriptions, we go over everything you need to know to generate serious profits in the online marketplace. This course is available to you 24 hours a day, any time, any place - as long as you have a phone, tablet, or computer and internet. Learn when you want, wherever you want.

• Lifetime access – No time limits – Study at your own pace
• Internationally-recognized CPD accredited course
• Start learning straightaway from any laptop or mobile device in any country
• Immediate certificate download when you complete the course

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You’ll learn everything you need to know about selling successfully online. Our experienced instructor covers everything you need to know from signing up, setting up your store, catching the attention of customers, getting positive reviews and more. The course also covers marketing, promotion and how to increase sales through the effective use of social media.

Setting up an online marketplace and learning how to stand out from the crowd can be challenging. This course takes the guesswork and stress out of setting up your online shop whether it's on Etsy, eBay, Amazon or Poshmark. From deciding on what to sell, learning what platform is right for you, how to set up an account, and how to promote and sell your products, there are a multitude of factors that go into selling products online. We show you how to deal with issues, how to set up for success, and what it takes to stand out from other buyers in a crowded marketplace.

Course Breakdown

Module 1: Introduction

  • 1.1 What this course is, and what it isn't
  • 1.2 What exactly is an online 'marketplace', anyway?
  • 1.3 Benefits of online selling
  • 1.4 Is this right for you?
  • 1.5 What will you sell?

Module 2: Getting Started

  • 2.1 Choosing what platform is right for you
  • 2.2 What's involved in setting up your account
  • 2.3 Choosing a merchant name / brand
  • 2.4 Choosing what products to sell

Module 3: The 3 P’s - Pricing, Product Launch, Policies

  • 3.1 Pricing your product
  • 3.2 Product launch strategies
  • 3.3 In-market advertising
  • 3.4 Social media
  • 3.5 Seller and purchaser protection policies

Module 4: Elements Of A Great Listing

  • 4.1 Maximizing discoverability
  • 4.2 Profiles and pictures
  • 4.3 Describing your products
  • 4.4 Getting positive reviews

Module 5: Managing Your Own Web Site Shop

  • 5.1 Why and when you want your own online shop
  • 5.2 Hiring help
  • 5.3 How to accept orders and receive payment
  • 5.4 Accounting: Income and expenses
  • 5.5 Communicating with buyers and customer service

Module 6: Harness The Power Of Social Selling

  • 6.1 Quick introduction
  • 6.2 Deciding which social networks you'll use
  • 6.3 Virtual assistants and scheduling tools: How they can help in marketing and operations
  • 6.4 Interacting with customers on social media
  • 6.5 Setting up and selling in a Facebook account

Who is this course for?

This course is perfect for anyone who wishes to generate substantial income online or who is looking to turn their hobby into a full time job. Whether you make handcrafted items, collect antiques or vintage pieces, have lightly used clothes or accessories, or have a brand new product you'd like to introduce to the marketplace, then this is the course for you!


International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

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