Your eCommerce Jumpstart:
From Brick-and-Mortar to Click-and-Order in 6 Weeks

Don’t let big online stores get all the customers.
Level the playing field with California Shop Small.

💥 E-commerce is exploding!

Are you struggling to keep pace with the rapid growth of online sales?

With e-commerce sales projected to surpass $1T in 2024 and account for nearly 20% of all retail sales, now is the time to take action and claim your share of the digital marketplace.

Join SBDC’s California Shop Small program and get your products in front of eager online shoppers. In just six weeks, you’ll be ready to launch, attract customers, and boost sales.


Overcome Your Online Sales Challenges with SBDC’s No-Fee eCommerce Training Cohort

Are you worried about the costs and technical challenges of setting up an online store?

We’ve got you covered. Not only will you receive expert guidance throughout the program, but as a graduate, you’ll also gain access to a California-branded eCommerce platform with a six-month free subscription.

Plus, you’ll benefit from no-cost one-on-one consulting to help you thrive in the digital marketplace.

Jumpstart Your Online Business Success! 🚀

Get expert instruction through live online classes 💻 covering all the e-commerce essentials, plus optional hands-on support sessions for personalized help building your store.

Cohort training runs from April 2, 2024, to May 7th, 2024. This program consists of six-weekly webinars, taking place on Tuesdays. Each running approximately two hours (10 AM—12 PM), and optional hands-on training and support from 1—2:30 PM.

🎉 Celebrate your success with us at a virtual launch party, where we’ll showcase the live launch of our graduates’ digital storefronts!

⏰ Don’t wait! Our 6-week cohort fills up fast.

Ready to Grow Your Business Online?

Our program is 100% free for qualifying applicants, with no risk and no cost for training or website hosting for six months. By joining California Shop Small, you’ll unlock a world of benefits:

✅ A customized online storefront

✅ Proven marketing strategies to find customers

✅ 6 months FREE on a California-focused marketplace

✅ One-on-one expert support to maximize your profits

What you’ll walk away with:

  • An online storefront in 6 weeks
  • 6-months of no-cost website hosting
  • Ability to reach millions of customers in one place
  • Solid foundational, working knowledge of digital marketing best practice
  • A marketplace presence to grow your brand
  • Be Found on Google, Yelp or Facebook
  • The ability to attract customers and increase sales, MoM, YoY
  • Access to an eCommerce marketplace built specifically for small businesses

Go from Brick-and-Mortar
to Click-and-Order in 6 Weeks.