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Building an Online Business Course


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.

CERTIFICATION

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 purchase 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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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 300 votes
Course Title: Building an Online Business
Course #: 465
Course Publisher: Google
Course Category: 1
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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.
License: Not for download or distribution.
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:
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Sergey Mikhalev
    Sergey Mikhalev United Kingdom Thanks a lot for the course. Outstanding experience. 2016-01-16 10:01:59
  • Joe Vasquez
    Joe Vasquez United States of America This course was very informative and I'm glad I took it. 2016-01-15 03:01:55
  • Teresa Floyd-Williams
    Teresa Floyd-Williams United States of America Thank you for the information for building an on line business. 2016-01-11 18:01:29
  • Sue Ichikawa
    Sue Ichikawa United States of America This course helped me to understand more about local advertisements. It was really good course. Thank you so much. 2016-01-04 07:01:56
  • Precious Lugoe
    Precious Lugoe Tanzania I have gained more knowledge via this ONLINE BUSINESS COURSE, I truelly thank you ALISON for being of help. 2015-12-29 10:12:38
  • Melania Rodriguez
    Melania Rodriguez Honduras Excellent introductory course with the basics and good resources 2015-12-23 19:12:25
  • Keith Nortje
    Keith Nortje South Africa Easy to learn and complete 2015-12-10 18:12:48
  • Calvin Williams
    Calvin Williams United States of America The information was easy to understand while at the same time being very informative. Thank you! 2015-11-08 03:11:36
  • Gwendolyn Johnson
    Gwendolyn Johnson United States of America I liked the course work thus far, but eager to learn how to code the pages to put in website. 2015-11-04 20:11:07
  • Albert Mckenzie
    Albert Mckenzie United Kingdom A very good course,nice to go through. 2015-11-03 16:11:21
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