An Art Educator's Sideline: Online Art Sales
Check out this upcoming webinar from the Institute of American Indian Arts office of Continuing Education, E-commerce for Beginners: What You Need to Know to Start Selling Your Products Online. This is a professional webinar scheduled for August 4 with only a $5 registration fee. The webinar will be hosted by IAIA instructors Mark Thompson (Choctaw Descendant), Lynn Wilson (Cherokee), and Roxanne Best (Colville). Got an idea for a product that you'd like to sell online? It can be challenging to figure out how to choose the best methods of selling your products online. In this e-commerce for beginners course, you will learn what you need to know to transform your idea into an online store including how to choose the right e-commerce model that's right for you such as selling your own products, or reselling products offered by other businesses. We will examine the pros and cons of building your own site or utilizing existing platforms such as Amazon, Etsy and Facebook. After helping you figure out the best e-commerce business model and platform, we will dive into the practicalities of getting your product on the market. Learn tips for attracting customers, fulfilling orders, and managing your finances as the sales start rolling in.