Creating Stores for Online Marketplaces

Duration: 1 Day

Objectives

This course is designed to introduce designers and business owners to the capabilities of popular online marketplaces for helping small businesses to make more sales.

Pre-requisites

None other than basic IT competency.

Course includes

A comprehensive set of reference notes covering course topics, follow-up telephone support and, for training on Transmedia premises, lunch and refreshments.

Course outline

Introduction to online marketplaces

  • Ebay
  • Amazon
  • Play.com
  • Etsy

Advantages of selling via online marketplaces over setting up an independent website

  • Cost savings
  • Features available to use
  • Marketplace audiences
  • Marketplace marketing features

Optimising product listings for online marketplaces

  • Descriptive writing for better sales conversions
  • Optimising images and visual presentation
  • Making use of newsletter features

An introduction to trading on Amazon

  • Adding and managing product listings
  • Optimising products to be found by buyers
  • Managing dispatch of orders

Designing an eBay store

  • Design concepts
  • Constructing the store design with HTML
  • Making use of eBay HTML codes
  • Product listing management

Marketing strategies

  • Competing for sales
  • Increasing customer loyalty
  • Methods to generate new sales via existing customers
  • E-mail marketing

This course is available as a private or customised course. Contact us for further information and to customise this course to your exact requirements:

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