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Design courses

From branding to customer experience, email marketing, and more, design plays a critical role in the day-to-day operations of nearly every business. Learn how to craft the perfect brand identity for your business with design training from Shopify.


Design and build your online store with one of 70+ ready-to-use design themes.

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How to Start a Tea Company with Zach Kornfeld
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Zach Kornfeld
1h 33m

How to Start a Tea Company with Zach Kornfeld

In this course you'll learn how Zach Kornfeld, popular YouTuber with The Try Guys, approaches starting and launching his business! Learn from his successes and mistakes and apply his learnings on starting your business.

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Teresa Harris
46m

Deliver a Customer Experience Worth Remembering

Your online storefront creates the foundation for how your customers experience your brand and products. By building out a strong customer journey that accounts for a range of experiences from bad to good, you can take control of that foundation and build trust. In this course, you'll consider the customer journey as a whole, then zoom in on how you can use the information to set up your theme. This will allow you to create the best experience for your specific customers.

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How to Build a World-Class Brand by John D. Saunders
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John D. Saunders
37m

How to Build a World-Class Brand

A Brand Identity includes the visible ELEMENTS of your brand.

A complete identity can help consumers distinguish your company from the competition, help, turn them into brand advocates and elevate your Ecommerce business to new heights.

If you’re having a hard time developing the assets you need for a thriving ecommerce brand and don’t know where to start...we got you! In this course, John D Saunders breaks down the same process he follows to launch brands with a process-driven approach to building a BEAUTIFUL, FUNCTIONAL BRAND.

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Stephan Peralta
1h 56m

How to Design Your Online Store (with Zero Design Experience)

Start designing your online store the right way. Stephan guides you through first principles of ecommerce design. Afterwards, you’ll craft your own brand identity, launch a Coming Soon page and design your Shopify store.

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Samantha Renée
1h 33m

Getting Started with Shopify

Shopify will grow with you from Day 1. When you start your Shopify store, you have access to enterprise level software when you’re first starting out. Whether you’re starting a side hustle or planning to build a million dollar business, you’re in the right place to learn how to use Shopify. This course is most helpful if you currently have a product or service you’d like to sell.

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The Kular Family
1h 52m

Turn Your Hobby into a Business

It’s time to take full control of your time, income and lifestyle by turning your hobby into a full-time business.This course is designed to teach you the fundamentals to turn your idea, passion project or hobby into a sustainable business that you’re excited to build for the long-term.

This course is design to go at your own pace and on any device. Now begin with the ‘Welcome’ to start learning how to build your business!

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Design the future of your business

Look around you. Virtually everything you can see has been designed by someone who thought carefully about how things look, how they work, and how they feel. Designers influence how we interact with the world around us, making it possible for us to do more, feel better, and enjoy our daily experiences. Your business needs to be designed just as well as the things you’ve purchased, but it doesn’t stop at the design of your product.

Every aspect of your business can benefit from thoughtful design. If you’re selling your amazing products online, it won’t matter how incredible they are if the checkout experience is confusing. If you provide an in-person service that makes your clients feel welcomed and satisfied, you might have a hard time finding repeat customers if your billing process is complicated. From first impressions to post-purchase support, great design gives you the best possible chance at success.

Shopify can help you learn design skills that will benefit your business now and in the future. Build a better brand or craft specific, critical elements of your website. You can even find design training to help you become a power user for your own Shopify store. And there’s no need to go to class or follow a schedule—you can learn design anywhere thanks to on-demand streaming video tutorials. Shopify makes design training easy.

What is design training?

Design training from Shopify is an ever-evolving series of streaming video tutorials that can help you learn design skills that apply specifically to your business, like how to create a landing page or how to pick an online store theme. New design training videos are created and uploaded all the time, keeping you and your staff on the cutting edge of innovation.

How do I start learning about design?

The best way to start learning design is to dive in and get started right away. Even a little more understanding of design principles is sure to help your business grow and find success. A good way to choose where to begin is to identify any issues that you’re currently facing and seek out design training that can help. Shopify’s library of design tutorials are sure to offer guidance that will help you learn design skills that make a difference to your bottom line.

Can I learn about ecommerce design for free?

You can learn about ecommerce design for free with Shopify. All of our courses and tutorials are 100% free, so you can start, pause, and complete your learning whenever it's convenient for you. You can start a course right now just to check it out or wait until you have more time. Either way, there's no cost to you.