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

Attention:

Our January 2024 Shop Small cohort is already rocking and rolling!
Please stay in the loop for our next cohort registration by signing up for updates. We can’t wait to welcome you and help you build a thriving online business.

Did you know that e-commerce sales are projected to top $1T in 2024* and account for nearly 20% of all retail sales?

The digital marketplace is booming, and it’s time you claim your piece of the pie. Join SBDC’s California Shop Small program. In six weeks, we’ll guide beginners like you to launch, attract customers, and scale sales — locally to nationally.

Source: https://archerpoint.com/ecommerce-trends-for-2024/#:~:text=The%20eCommerce%20industry%20continues%20to,20%25%20of%20all%20retail%20sales.

Unlock Your Business Potential with SBDC’s No-Fee eCommerce Training Cohort

After completing the California Shop Small program, new shop owners can sell on a California-branded eCommerce platform. But it gets better. As a bonus, SBDC is sponsoring a six-month free subscription for all co-host graduates to continue selling online and no-cost one-on-one consulting to further their online success.

Join California Shop Small! 

Cohort training consists of six weeks of online classes. Each class is approximately two hours (10 AM – 12 PM), with optional hands-on training and support from 1 – 2:30 PM.

Join us for a virtual launch party to celebrate the live launch of successful graduates’ digital storefronts!

Attention:

Our January 2024 Shop Small cohort is already rocking and rolling!
Stay in the loop for our next cohort registration by signing up for updates. We can’t wait to welcome you and help you build a thriving online business.

Are you ready to Start your Online business?

Our program is 100% free for qualifying applicants, with no risk and no cost for training or website hosting for six months. Limited seats are available, so sign up today!

For more information and schedule, download the PDF here.

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.