Feb
8
Thu
Selling Your Products Online 101 @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Feb 8 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Selling Your Products Online 101 @ Community Futures Central Kootenay

Instructor: Nikta Boroumand
This is not a computer workshop; the formatting is a combination of lectures, presentations and Q&A.
Explore ways to sell your products online like online Marketplaces (eg: Amazon), Online Craft Fairs (eg: Etsy), Social Networks (Facebook) as well as your own online storefront. But before you pull up your sleeves to build an online store, there are some fundamental elements that you must account for like how to package, ship, accept payments, and provide customer support just to name a few. Learn about the components required for building a successful online store that generates income. You will get an introduction to the basics of trusted online services, as tools for selling online: PayPal integration, WordPress.com for Artisans, Wufoo forms, Etsy, Wix, Volution, Squarespace and Shopify, You will also learn about the importance of understanding regulations and legalities of selling online in Canada with tips as to where to find this information.
$120. +gst
Deadline to register: Feb 2

Feb
21
Wed
Building Your Website with WordPress.com @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Feb 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Building Your Website with Wordpress.com @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Day 2 is Feb 22

In this hands-on two day workshop you will learn to create, build and manage your own website using the world’s leading open source web publishing platform, WordPress.com. Bring your text, images, and imagination to build your own fully functioning website (with free hosting) in this two day workshop. Workshop format involves some lecture and demonstration, but is centered on participants engaged in their own website project. With a small class size, there is plenty of time for questions and one-on-one instruction. Participants must have intermediate computer and Internet skills, including experience with software such as Microsoft Word, and ability to navigate folders for accessing and saving documents and images. You must also have a web email account that can be accessed during the workshop.

Deadline to register: Feb 16

More info: www.bigbrowneyes.ca/posts/wordpress-com-workshop/

Instructor: Nikta Boroumand

 

Mar
8
Thu
Building Your Online Store with Shopify @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Mar 8 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Building Your Online Store with Shopify @ Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

2 days – Mar 8 & 9

In this hands-on, two-day workshop you will learn to create, build and manage your own online store using one of the leading Software as Service platforms: Shopify. Bring your product description and photos, other text (eg. shipping details, logos, images) and imagination to craft your own fully functioning online store (with a free 14 day trial from Shopify) by the end of the workshop. The
workshop format involves some lecture and demonstration but is centered on participants engaged in their own website project. With a small class size there is plenty of time for questions and one-on-one help. Shopify offers a free 14 day trial of software. Plans start as low as $15/month to include online store interface, secure payments, shipping and built-in and third party payment gateway options. Examples of local Shopify stores: http://backdirtroad.ca  and http://culinary-conspiracy.com.

Registration Deadline: Mar 2

Instructor: Nikta Boroumand