Shopify is a complete e-commerce platform that supports over 800,000 businesses doing $10B annually. Anyone can open a store on Shopify and sell directly to customers, and sell on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Amazon, and eBay among other platforms.
In this course, you will build a store on Shopify, customize the public face of the store, create product listings, and learn how to publish your listings to other platforms. We will address print-on-demand products and drop-shipping briefly. Students will learn how to extend the functionality of their store through plugins.
Who Should Attend
This class is designed for people who are ready to open an e-commerce store to sell real or virtual products.
Attend and You Will Receive
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of completion from NC State University.
Students should open a free (2 week) Shopify account before class. Please bring information about products, including pictures, as well as, pictures for the store home page.
Attend and You Will Learn / Expected Outcome
Upon successful completion of this course, you will own an e-commerce store that is ready to sell products to customers.
Attend and You Will Learn
- Getting started with Shopify
- Selecting a theme
- Building a home page
- Creating products
- Understanding categories, product types, and tags
- Managing orders
- Extending functionality with plugins
- Publishing to other platforms
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Certificate in Digital Marketing Competency : Certificate in Digital Marketing Competency