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Webinar: My storefront is closed - How do I sell my goods online?

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am


Emergency support for retailers, stores and product-based businesses to help them navigate and activate e-commerce opportunities and to pivot their marketing approach quickly. This workshop will focus on immediate solutions business owners can implement to leverage online sales to survive the current COVID-19 pandemic.

What You Can Expect from This Series:

You can expect to quickly evaluate your immediate options for online sales and get going to start reaching clients and selling online

SESSION 1: E-Commerce - Monday 03/30/20 at 10 am

1) Brand e-commerce website

2) Getting set up on Etsy

3) Leveraging eBay

4) Packaging, Shipping, and Delivering

· How to pack and ship your products- USPS, UPS, or DHL

· Third-party shipping vs. direct

· Setting shipping rates vs. flat rate

· Insurance and tracking

SESSION 2: SOCIAL COMMERCE - Tuesday 03/31/20 at 10 am

1) Facebook Marketplace

2) Instagram Selling

3) Craigslist

4) Nextdoor

5) Groupon

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.