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

Classes starting Oct 3, 2023

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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 Free 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.

California Shop Small is growing! 

Due to high demand, SBDC is offering two six-week cohort classes. Each meets weekly for a 2-hour session (10 AM – 12 PM), with optional hands-on training from 1 – 2:30 PM.

  • Cohort 1: Tuesdays, Oct 3 to Nov 7
  • Cohort 2: Thursdays: Oct 5 to Nov 9

Join us for a virtual launch party on Nov 25 to celebrate the live launch of successful graduates’ digital storefronts!

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.

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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.

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