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how do? Barnsley: e-Commerce programme to grow your retail business

join Barnsley’s e-Commerce support programme to find out how do you grow and online retail business?

a virtual 6 week programme, designed exclusively for Barnsley, with your business in mind.

gain exclusive access to over 30 hours training with ten e-Commerce specialists, providing industry insights and practical advice showing you how to grow an online retail business – that’s £10K worth of training for free!

our experts will take you step-by-step through the process of successfully setting your business up online and show you how to grow your sales through various digital channels. they’ll be on hand to answer your questions in real-time, committed to helping you reach your full business potential and new levels of success.

furthermore, our experienced digital advisers are on-hand to help you recognise and plan for your full e-business potential, diagnosing your existing capabilities and connecting you to free one-to-one support from experienced e-Commerce consultants where required.

developing e-Commerce channels, training individuals like you or running their own e-Commerce businesses is something our specialists all do daily, so you can be sure that you’re gaining up-to-date, real-world skills that will help you reach your goals.

whether you are new to e-Commerce or in need of further support to grow, this programme will give you the knowledge and skills you need to build a resilient retail business and enable it to grow.

to allow participants of this programme to gain in-depth tailored support, places are limited, so ensure to express your interest today. eligible companies will be invited to fully enrol upon registering.

group virtual training

learn the ropes and gain actionable advice with 12 virtual expert-led training workshops to choose from

tailored one-to-one advice

Digital Advisers will help you develop a roadmap to digital growth, connecting you to free one-to-one support from experienced e-Commerce experts*

online networking

meet, privately chat and knowledge share with like-minded retail businesses in the Barnsley area

 

programme

week 1

build an online brand presence

channels to develop local searchability in Barnsley and increase sales

financially plan for a digital business

where to spend your money and how to reallocate marketing budget for digital projects

week 2

develop a high performing website

fundamental steps to a high performing website and best practices for online sales success

list on e-Marketplaces

top e-Marketplaces for SMEs in retail and best practices for setup and selling strategies

week 3

sell on social media

Tools and best practices for selling on social media

integrate apps and automation

integrating apps into your business model to create strong user experiences

week 4

convert more online

practical tips for generating leads and converting at more stages of the customer journey

create an omni-channel experience

how to bridge the gap between online and physical stores to create a cohesive customer experience

week 5

advertise with paid search marketing

how to implement and manage search advertising campaigns to reach your target customer

sell with Google shopping

how to set up shopping campaigns to promote inventory and boost store visitors

week 6

fulfil online orders

what you need to know about getting your product from A-B and developing a returns process

retain loyal customers

how to create create a winning post sales experience and turn customers into fans

companies from Barnsley can express their interest to join this programme here.