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E-Commerce and Selling Online

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E-Commerce and Selling Online
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  • In the free online course E-Commerce and Selling Online learn ways in which businesses of any size can complete transactions using online technology and how selling online can help your business reach new markets and increase business sales and revenues.

    The course begins by introducing you to the practice of e-commerce. You will learn what differentiates e-commerce and e-business and you will learn how conducting e-commerce can benefit a business. You will be introduced to different categories of e-commerce and where they are applied.

    Next, you will learn about the range of benefits that come from purchasing and selling products and services online. You will learn about a variety of different areas that need to be considered when planning to integrate e-commerce into your business. You will learn about different features of selling online and the security and privacy issues that may arise when conducting e-commerce.

    Finally, you will learn about the range of options available for adding e-commerce to a business. You will be introduced to different types of e-commerce solutions that are currently available. You will learn about important areas that need to be considered when deciding to sell products and services online. You will learn about trends in e-commerce and the common types of websites that conduct e-commerce today.

    This free course will be of great interest to business professionals in small-to-medium businesses, entrepreneurs and anyone who wants to start selling products or services online.

  • Having completed this course you will be able to:
    - Discuss the importance of e-commerce.
    - Define the term e-commerce.
    - Describe different types of e-commerce.
    - Discuss the benefits of different forms of e-commerce.
    - Discuss how to plan for using e-commerce in your business.
    - Describe the features involved with setting up an online store.
    - Discuss security and privacy issues that may arise when conducting e-commerce.
    - Discuss a range of options available when considering e-commerce solutions.
    - Discuss areas to consider when adding an electronic storefront to your business.
    - Describe different types of e-marketplaces.
    - Discuss trends that relate to e-commerce.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to celebrate and share your success. It is:

    • Ideal to include with CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • A way to show your ability to learn and achieve high results

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