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Building an Online Business


Building an Online Business
Building an Online Business

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Course Description

Building an effective online presence is critical for growing your business as it gives your company access to thousands or millions of local, national or international customers who are searching, interacting, sharing and shopping online. In this course you will learn why you must get your business up and running on the Web using e-commerce sites, review sites and social networks. You will also learn that having a Website which is easy to navigate, is informative, and has a good domain name, the right design template and memorable Web copy will help your business stand out from the competition. The course discusses why it is important to have a presence on the mobile Web and how to attract your target audience using tools like Google AdWords. This course will be of great interest to all business owners who are thinking of setting up a Website for their business but are uncertain of how to go about doing it. It will also be beneficial to any company or organisation that wants their existing Website to be more effective at attracting potential customers.

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To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes - How the internet will help your business to attract customers and encourage growth; - Creating effective design; - Getting your website found on Google search; - Getting your website to show up in a local search; - How a mobile website is important; - Learn about Google Analytics;


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Module Title
Module 1: Getting Your Business Online
Module 2: Getting Your Business Online Assessment

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 250 reviews
Course Title: Building an Online Business
Course #: 465
Course Publisher: Google
Course Category: 1
Content Origin:
Course Description: Building an effective online presence is critical for growing your business as it gives your company access to thousands or millions of local, national or international customers who are searching, interacting, sharing and shopping online. In this course you will learn why you must get your business up and running on the Web using e-commerce sites, review sites and social networks. You will also learn that having a Website which is easy to navigate, is informative, and has a good domain name, the right design template and memorable Web copy will help your business stand out from the competition. The course discusses why it is important to have a presence on the mobile Web and how to attract your target audience using tools like Google AdWords. This course will be of great interest to all business owners who are thinking of setting up a Website for their business but are uncertain of how to go about doing it. It will also be beneficial to any company or organisation that wants their existing Website to be more effective at attracting potential customers.
License:
Release Date: 03 December 2012
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 1-2 Hours
Video/Audio: High
Audio Only: High
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Post-Secondary
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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    Benny Puckett United States of America Very interesting and informative 2015-04-14 01:04:29
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    Ezeocha Ekwukwo Amudo Nigeria Its a great experience for me to have spent 1 - 2 hours of my time studying the basic reason why my business needs to be online. I will encourage everyone who cares about his or she business to take this course. 2015-04-13 16:04:18
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    Nsembo Kelven Udoh Nigeria Great course really. I enjoyed the video tutorials, even though I couldn't hear some things she was saying. Guess 'cos I'm not American. But all in all, it was great!!! 2015-03-31 07:03:29
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    Helene Lafleur Canada Very interesting content 2015-03-30 13:03:17
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    Steve de Vera Philippines Thanks you for this informative information about the online business. It's very helpful like me on planning may business in the near future. 2015-03-26 23:03:58
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    Niven Stanley South Africa This course was really helpful in so many ways. I now know how to go about setting up my company website. Thanks Alison 2015-03-25 08:03:11
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    Kartik Bhandari India Fantastic experience. 2015-03-22 17:03:12
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    Swapnil Sapkal India Awesome course to start your business online covers all the basic and pro things cheers! 2015-03-21 15:03:26
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    Ho Wei Kian Singapore Great lessons. At least I learned something from them. 2015-03-20 23:03:37
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    Allan khisa Kenya Thanks a lot because now am very well equipped to build my own on line business. 2015-03-20 20:03:54
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