Practical Steps to Starting an Online Retail Business
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Practical Steps to Starting an Online Retail Business

Your business stops being an Idea and becomes a reality! Starting right will allow you to lay a good foundation
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Created by Wangari Maina
Last updated 8/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 5 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Take those crucial first steps from PROCRASINATION to ACTION
  • Take practical steps to bring your idea to life in the world of business.
  • Feel and be confident enough to start your online retail business in 7 days
  • Give birth to an online outfit of your business
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Requirements
  • Desire to start an online retail business and you have a basic idea of what you would like to retail online
  • You are able to work on this idea for the next 7 days for about 2 - 3 hours a day
  • You have access to internet services
Description

As shared in the promotional video for this course, Practical Steps to Starting an Online Retail Business is NOT a get rich quick scheme.

It is a practical plan towards achieving a set goal which could be:

  • get extra/ supplement income
  • get something beneficial to do given a lack of jobs in some economic environments
  • to set up a business which can be scaled into something greater

I believe in practical teaching. That would mean that for this course, there is an accompanying guide on which a plan will be built, and executable actions will be formulated towards a desired end.

The rationale is that you are committed to working on your idea as a project with a plan, time-lines and tangible deliverables.

The course will be delivered in 7 modules covering plan, product, finances, infrastructure, set up, marketing/ promotion and launch. During this time, I will work with you to lay out the basic plan that will be helpful to get you started.

The course is not extensive to offer the intricacies of e-commerce. It simply opens the door and it is our hope that what you discover and apply from this course, will engage you enough to lay a good foundation for your online retail business.

Who is the target audience?
  • Someone who is jobless and is looking to set a venture that can provide some basic level of income
  • Someone who wants to supplement their current income with a venture that is not very time consuming
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Curriculum For This Course
20 Lectures
01:01:43
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Introduction
1 Lecture 04:55
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Plan
4 Lectures 11:46

Define your Product
02:50

Zone in on your market
01:42

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Product
3 Lectures 07:56
Formulate the product
03:35

Source the product
02:11

Make the product buyer-ready
02:10
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Finances
3 Lectures 09:26
The transaction: how does it look like once the buyer presses the ‘buy’ button?
04:33

Accessing your money
01:43

Refunds: The great pitfall
03:10
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Infrastructure
2 Lectures 08:30
Where is your shop?
05:22

How secure is your shop?
03:08
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Set up: Merge the product & Infrastructure
2 Lectures 06:12
Set up your shop
03:53

Test your infrastructure
02:19
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Marketing/ Promotion
2 Lectures 05:51
How will people find your shop?
03:30

Hacks to apply before the money starts coming in
02:21
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Launch
2 Lectures 04:17
Open the doors
02:58

Engage the online space with no apologies
01:19
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Course Conclusion
1 Lecture 02:50
You are better than you think....
02:50
About the Instructor
Wangari Maina
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Business Knowledge Consultant, Author & Facilitator

I work with individuals and organizations to equip or empower people towards growth in their careers and to transition more easily from employment into business.

I have an 14 years background in Strategic and Operations Management in which I have had great opportunity not only to grow in my own career, but also to take individuals under my wing and grow them in their own career paths.

In those different levels of being engaged, I have seen the rise and fall of different business ideas, brands and all this knowledge, I can now share in a palatable format with others who need it.