What you'll learn
- To achieve a strong understanding of starting an online business.
- To know how you start an online business.
- To create realistic goals of what you can expect in terms of sales of an online business.
- To encourage family businesses and partnership businesses, as well as sole proprietorships.
- An interest in moving either your existing business online and/or starting a business online.
This is a course that will help you to turn your idea for a business into a reality. Whether you have a brick-and-mortar store with a storefront and want to drive more online sales with your website, or you want to have a business that is only online, this course is for you!
Starting the class with the fundamentals of what it takes to start a business from the idea stage, to suggestions on financing basics, such as trying to get loans from family and friends, plus the legal and tax structures of a business, this class also includes some fun ideas on starting a business which will help to keep your own top-secret idea for a mountain of money building business top secret.
Do you have the next business idea that could make you as rich as the owners of Amazon, Facebook, and Google? Perhaps you do! This class will help you to explore these ideas with some privacy and anonymity in order to find out the information that you need in five weeks of a flexible class schedule to know how to build your storefront business, with a focus on online businesses.
I'm right here as your instructor to answer your questions and guide you along the way! As someone who has been in business since 1979, long before the Internet, I can help with storefront business questions, as well as online business questions - online business expertise is what I have had for at least 10 years now.
Who this course is for:
- Beginner to intermediate entrepreneurs
Multiple award-winning author/teacher/journalist/online lawyer/retired college professor/videographer/podcaster with over 30 years of writing expertise. Produced 15 daily articles for the Toronto Star and Young People’s Press. Six stories hourly for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) for the radio and television news. There are three current daily affairs radio stories 5 days a week in English and French for Radio Canada International (RCI). Owner of Donna Magazine since October 1, 2007. The magazine has more than 20,900 multi-media articles and an audience of more than a billion people. The magazine is based on paid Donna Magazine Membership Inclusion. More than 42 years of experience teaching multi-platform writing at the college level worldwide, plus journalism, legal, and communications experience. Author, editor, the ghostwriter of more than 298 books, mainly self-published. Expertise in audio and video editing with industry-standard software. Expert editor with Grammarly Premium possession. With 155,239 books sold so far—six books in the Toronto Public Library and 29 other libraries throughout North America. With 96 of her titles in the online library, BIBLIOBOARD is connected with the Toronto Public Library. The highest level of education is a doctorate from the best university in Canada. Expert knowledge of both British and American written and spoken English. Undergraduate journalism degree, master's media studies degree, and doctorate education degree from the best schools in Canada. Law degree from a school in London, England. Teaching English as a Second Language certificate from an American school. Digital Humanities certificate from the non-profit unit of Harvard University, the best American school.
Dr. Donna Kay Cindy Kakonge, BJ (Carleton University - Ottawa), MA (Concordia University - Montréal), TESOL (LinguaEdge - Online, United States), LLB (University of London International Programmes), EdD (OISE | University of Toronto)