North East Export Academy e-commerce programme announced

The Department for International Trade (DIT) North East has announced a five-week virtual programme, designed to give small businesses the confidence and knowledge to sell worldwide.

Targeted at businesses new to e-commerce and looking to boost international sales, the course will take place from Tuesday 11 January to Tuesday 15 February 2022.

The comprehensive step by step programme, will kick off with an interactive introductory webinar on 11 January 2022 between 10am and 11am, which will provide an overview of the programme and the opportunity to have any queries answered.

The programme aims to help businesses overcome the many challenges of e-commerce trading and understand how to make the most of international opportunities.

It will cover the following topics: building an export plan – from market research to routes to market; optimising websites for overseas markets; selecting and working with e-marketplaces; driving international visitors to websites; and logistics and fulfilment for first time exporters.

Participants will also have the chance to find out more about the free support that’s available from DIT and other organisations in the North East.

Register here.

North East Export Academy e-commerce programme announced

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