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Ecommerce courses

In the modern world, if your business sells a desirable product, people are going to want to buy it online. Learn the necessary skills that will allow your business to thrive on the internet with ecommerce training from Shopify.


Get in on ecommerce and get into one of the fastest-growing sectors of the economy.

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Enina Bicaku
39m

How to Start a Dropshipping Business with US Suppliers

If you’ve ever wanted to have an online business that brought you financial stability, a sense of purpose, and freedom to work and live anywhere in the world?

If the answer is yes, then this course is the perfect short but sweet guide to get you inspired and on your way to building an amazing dropshipping business with just a laptop, Wi-Fi, and a dream.

We’ve got a secret up our sleeve and we’re going to show you how to use US suppliers with fast shipping and one-of-a-kind products as a competitive advantage.

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PageFly Team
1h 13m

How To Launch An Online Subscription Business

By 2025, it's projected that the global ecommerce subscription market will be worth $246.6 billion. The age of ecommerce subscription is already here and it's a matter of now or never if you want to grab the opportunities and get your own piece of this growing market. So how can you do it? We got you covered in this course. Over the last 3 years, the PageFly team have powered over 80,000 online stores - and supported thousands of ecommerce subscription businesses.

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How to Build a Profitable Ecommerce Business
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Jason Andrew
33m

How to Build a Profitable Ecommerce Business

Whether you’re just starting up your online store, or are already a 6 or even 7 figure business: you are responsible for your company’s finances.

Everything from cash flow management, your P&L, and even a fundamental understanding of how your business makes money.

But unless you’re a trained accountant or have a few decades of corporate experience under your belt, getting a grip of your numbers can be no easy task.

The good news is that knowing your numbers is not rocket science.

In this course, we’ll share a simple, jargon free-way on how to build a profitable and sustainable ecommerce business.

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Kerry Egeler
45m

How To Launch An Online T-Shirt Business With Print On Demand

Did you know that more than two billion t-shirts are sold worldwide each year? The average American owns twenty seven t-shirts. That’s enough to circle the earth over forty times! On average, Americans buy one new clothing item almost every single week. These numbers are only growing exponentially each year. So how can you get your piece of this huge and growing market? In this course, you’ll learn the exact same strategies and principles Kerry has taught his students that will have you making t-shirt sales and collecting profits in record time!

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How to Find a Winning Product
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Warrick Kernes
50m

How to Find a Winning Product

One of the biggest hurdles to overcome as a new online seller is finding products to sell on your website. But not just any product will do, you need to find a WINNING product to increase your chances of success. After all, you could have the best looking website on the internet but if your product isn't one that's going to sell then you're setting yourself up for a tough journey.

In this free course you'll find out where you can look to find WINNING products and how to assess which products are more likely to be successful for you. Before committing your hard earned money to buying stock you'll learn how to predict the success of a product and then how to get in touch with suppliers and how to convince them to work with you. We wrap up with a look at hot and trending products to come.

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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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Grow your Sales by Understanding Visitor Behavior
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Lucky Orange Team
24m

Grow your Sales by Understanding Visitor Behavior

Your Shopify store is getting traffic but you’re not seeing any sales. What’s happening?

Is there anything you can do about the 75% of e-commerce carts that get abandoned? What about the visitors who get frustrated and leave before even adding something to a cart? How do you know what ACTUALLY happened that prevented them from buying something?

In this course you’ll learn how to better understand visitor behavior on your store, which can ultimately help you grow your sales.

We’ll cover how to organize your store to highlight high-margin products, engage with customers to better understand their needs and recognize the behavior of high-value customers.

This course is for Shopify store owners looking to simplify website optimization, improve product listings and grow their business quickly and for the long-term.

Sign up today and to start optimizing.

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SMS Marketing Course: Learn Text Message Marketing Campaign Strategies
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Arri Bagah
45m

SMS Marketing Course: Learn Text Message Marketing Campaign Strategies

Have you noticed some of the most influential people in the world are saying 'Text Me' to engage with fans and followers? The best marketers in the world are leveraging text message marketing. In this free course you wil learn sms marketing and text message marketing strategies to grow your skill set. What is sms marketing? How to build a sms marketing database? Free course taught by Arri Bagah.

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Phillip Akhzar
25m

Introduction to Packaging Your Products

Every physical product you buy needs packaging.

Whether you ship apparel, beauty, furnishings, food & beverage, telemedicine or cannabis, this course is for you.

Your packaging is your billboard, it works hard for you and is the first physical touchpoint for your customer. Plus 63% of consumers say packaging appearance compelled them to purchase the product again!

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Taylor Loren
39m

How To Make Money on Instagram

Instagram is the perfect place to find new customers, educate your audience about your products, and move the bottom line. But depending on your audience and your products, it’s important that you find the Instagram shopping feature that works best for you. In this course, taught by Taylor Loren, Director of Marketing at Later, you’ll discover the Instagram Sales Framework that can help you make more money on the platform.

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Daniel Patricio
1h 13m

Google Ads for Ecommerce

There is no better customer than someone who finds your business on Google. When a customer searches your product and finds your business on Google, they have buying intent.

In this 60 minute course, your instructor Daniel Patricio will teach you how Google Ads works and why you should advertise on it. 

Daniel is an ecommerce entrepreneur who grew his business to six figures by focusing on Google Ads. He also works on the marketing team at Shopify where his team built an integration between Shopify and Google to help automate the campaigns in this course.

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Get your business moving at the speed of light

Your sales are no longer restricted by the number of people coming into your shop or calling your business line. The internet has made it possible for you to transform regular folks around the world into potential customers. This is ecommerce and it’s both the present and future of your business. Ecommerce at a foundational level is the buying and selling of products and services online, but it’s more than just transactions, encompassing things like supply chain management, inventory, data collection, and even marketing. So it’s easy to see how ecommerce can be a make or break skill set for any entrepreneur. If you don’t happen to have a strong ecommerce background and you’d like to add some expertise to your repertoire, Shopify offers a range of ecommerce training tutorials that can help your business find success.

Whether you’re interested in more efficient payment processing, something creative like how to write content that converts, or even how to get your website and brick and mortar business to work hand-in-hand for even greater success, Shopify has the tutorials to help you learn ecommerce. All you have to do is choose a topic that fills a knowledge gap on your team and click the play button. Start right now with one quick streaming video tutorial or wait until you have some spare time and dig deep into multiple lessons on a range of subjects. It’s fast, easy, and completely free.

How can I learn about ecommerce at home?

The best way to learn ecommerce at home is with an ecommerce training online tutorial from Shopify. Each quick lesson targets a specific ecommerce skill that will help your business achieve its goals online. And since every tutorial is delivered via streaming video directly from Shopify, there’s no need to go out or even get out of bed to start learning. You can use any connected device to start your ecommerce training, like your desktop computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone, and our tutorials are always available online.

How long will it take to learn about starting an ecommerce business?

Shopify’s ecommerce training is custom tailored to the needs of busy entrepreneurs. If you're looking to build a specific skill, like dropshipping or product photography, you can hone-in on courses that cover those topics specifically. But if you're starting from scratch and want a more foundational introduction to ecommerce, it's a good idea to take a selection of courses that deal with a range of topics.