Rural Online Initiative

Ecommerce for Rural Business Course

This is a blended course, combining online work with interactive workshops. This is designed to get your business online and selling quickly. If you are currently selling products in a brick-and-mortar location and do not have a business website, eCommerce website or online sales channel, this course will help you kick-start your online business using Amazon, eBay, Etsy, Shopify, etc.

Course Format

Course begins February 1st, 2021

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Course Fees

Cost Description
$25.00 + fees for hosting service                                                                             

The cost of the course for in-state participants  is $25, and you will also be expected to purchase website hosting from a third-party hosting service.  The course materials suggest an inexpensive hosting service that includes a free domain name for approximately $36 per year.  If you already have a domain and hosting service, then you may be able to avoid this expense. A payment link for the course fee will be sent upon acceptance to your email. Once payment has been made, the course invitation will then be sent to your email.

$49.00 + fees for hosting service 

The cost of the course for out-of-state participants is $49, and you will also be expected to purchase website hosting from a third-party hosting service.  The course materials suggest an inexpensive hosting service that includes a free domain name for approximately $36 per year.  If you already have a domain and hosting service, then you may be able to avoid this expense. A payment link for the course fee will be sent upon acceptance to your email. Once payment has been made, the course invitation will then be sent to your email.