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Shopify Education Team
33m

Dropshipping 101: get started in 3 steps

Curious about dropshipping, but not sure where to start? This microlearning program is perfect for you if you want to understand how dropshipping works and get started fast.

Learn from top experts and the most popular Shopify video content on the topic of dropshipping.

The goal of this program is for you to decide if you’d like to start dropshipping, and also identify a product you’d be excited to sell.

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Niccolo Gloazzo
25m

Increase Revenue and Grow your Business with 3 Key Performance Indicators (KPI's)

This course is for anyone who would like to understand how they can bring the store to the next level.

No matter if you are a small business that is just starting out or you are already making thousands of dollars per month, in this course, I am going to share with you the exact tactics and strategies that can double your revenue.

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Enina Bicaku
39m

How to Start a Dropshipping Business with US Suppliers

If you’ve ever wanted to have an online business that brought you financial stability, a sense of purpose, and freedom to work and live anywhere in the world?

If the answer is yes, then this course is the perfect short but sweet guide to get you inspired and on your way to building an amazing dropshipping business with just a laptop, Wi-Fi, and a dream.

We’ve got a secret up our sleeve and we’re going to show you how to use US suppliers with fast shipping and one-of-a-kind products as a competitive advantage.

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PageFly Team
1h 13m

How To Launch An Online Subscription Business

By 2025, it's projected that the global ecommerce subscription market will be worth $246.6 billion. The age of ecommerce subscription is already here and it's a matter of now or never if you want to grab the opportunities and get your own piece of this growing market. So how can you do it? We got you covered in this course. Over the last 3 years, the PageFly team have powered over 80,000 online stores - and supported thousands of ecommerce subscription businesses.

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How to Build and Scale a Social Enterprise
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Katie Boothby-Kung
26m

How to Build and Scale a Social Enterprise

Welcome to How to Build and Scale a Social Enterprise, our Social Enterprise 101 Compass course. This course is for you if you’re just starting your business or you have an existing business and you’d like to pivot some of your business practices towards more sustainable options. By the end, you’ll have the tools you need to assess your business and take steps to inject sustainability into your company.

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How to Build a Profitable Ecommerce Business
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Jason Andrew
33m

How to Build a Profitable Ecommerce Business

Whether you’re just starting up your online store, or are already a 6 or even 7 figure business: you are responsible for your company’s finances.

Everything from cash flow management, your P&L, and even a fundamental understanding of how your business makes money.

But unless you’re a trained accountant or have a few decades of corporate experience under your belt, getting a grip of your numbers can be no easy task.

The good news is that knowing your numbers is not rocket science.

In this course, we’ll share a simple, jargon free-way on how to build a profitable and sustainable ecommerce business.

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How to Start a Tea Company with Zach Kornfeld
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Zach Kornfeld
1h 33m

How to Start a Tea Company with Zach Kornfeld

In this course you'll learn how Zach Kornfeld, popular YouTuber with The Try Guys, approaches starting and launching his business! Learn from his successes and mistakes and apply his learnings on starting your business.

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Kerry Egeler
45m

How To Launch An Online T-Shirt Business With Print On Demand

Did you know that more than two billion t-shirts are sold worldwide each year? The average American owns twenty seven t-shirts. That’s enough to circle the earth over forty times! On average, Americans buy one new clothing item almost every single week. These numbers are only growing exponentially each year. So how can you get your piece of this huge and growing market? In this course, you’ll learn the exact same strategies and principles Kerry has taught his students that will have you making t-shirt sales and collecting profits in record time!

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How to Brand and Sell a Winning Product
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Michael De Los Santos
37m

How to Brand and Sell a Winning Product

In this free course, learn how Mike D. of Mike D.'s BBQ created his infamous brand from scratch and how he markets it to the masses. In this course you'll also receive Mike's marketing plan to reach your short-term sales goals and his yearly business plan template to reach your long-term sales goals! You may recognize Mike D as one of the featured entrepreneurs on the Discovery Channel's #IQuit series.

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How to 10x Your Business (and Your Life)
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Tim Ferriss
13m

How to 10x Your Business (and Your Life)

In this mini-course, serial entrepreneur, investor and best-selling author Tim Ferriss will encourage you to try five experiments to 10x your business and your life.

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Disrupting an Industry
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Debbie Sterling
6m

Disrupting an Industry

In this mini-course taught by Debbie Stirling, CEO of Goldieblox and mentor on Discovery's I Quit, you'll learn three principles to disrupt an industry.

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How to Build a World-Class Brand by John D. Saunders
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John D. Saunders
37m

How to Build a World-Class Brand

A Brand Identity includes the visible ELEMENTS of your brand.

A complete identity can help consumers distinguish your company from the competition, help, turn them into brand advocates and elevate your Ecommerce business to new heights.

If you’re having a hard time developing the assets you need for a thriving ecommerce brand and don’t know where to start...we got you! In this course, John D Saunders breaks down the same process he follows to launch brands with a process-driven approach to building a BEAUTIFUL, FUNCTIONAL BRAND.

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