LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Kentucky Small Enterprise Growth Heart introduced an e-commerce initiative with the assist of the main world e-commerce platform, Shopify, in an effort to help within the on-line presence of Kentucky small companies. Entrepreneurs and enterprise house owners can anticipate a sequence of free webinars, instruments, coaching, and tutorials that can current nice potential for on-line success — a necessity throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and past.
“The worldwide pandemic has introduced everybody with obstacles and challenges, nevertheless it has additionally allowed for creativity in new methods of delivering providers,” mentioned Kristina Joyce, Kentucky SBDC state director. “By way of platforms like Shopify, we’re in a position to present sources for small-business house owners to start or broaden on what they’ve already constructed. E-commerce is a strong instrument and certainly one of many new methods Kentucky companies can ship services and products.”
At KyBizOnline.com, small-business house owners could have the chance to study the talents to assist them create a profitable on-line presence. They may also have entry to one-on-one assist from the Shopify workforce, in addition to a free 14-day trial in the event that they select to open a Shopify account. This partnership additionally includes a reside, weekly webinar sequence overlaying matters from “Getting Began On-line” to “Electronic mail Advertising 101” and “Web site Optimization.” Small-business house owners may also discover tutorials and different instruments referring to e-commerce.
“Shopify believes in making commerce higher for everybody, and that begins with decreasing boundaries for companies and offering them with the instruments they should begin, handle, and develop their enterprise. We’re right here to assist the Kentucky enterprise group and look ahead to connecting with native entrepreneurs as they give the impression of being to deliver their enterprise on-line,” mentioned Cynthia Loiselle-Séguin, Shopify small-to-medium-sized enterprise champion relationship supervisor. “For small-business house owners already aware of e-commerce, Shopify affords superior studying instruments to assist broaden their data base. Our complete assist middle and assist staff, together with many different sources, are available for Kentucky small-business house owners.”
To register for these free sources and webinars, go to http://KyBizOnline.com.
The Kentucky Small Business Development Center has been aiding the Commonwealth’s small-business group since 1981. By way of its statewide rising community of facilities and skilled and educated workers, the Kentucky SBDC offers unparalleled enterprise teaching and coaching providers that assist present enterprise house owners and potential entrepreneurs succeed. Our providers embody one-on-one enterprise teaching, coaching workshops, market analysis, mortgage packaging assist, help with monetary projections, and data wanted to make knowledgeable enterprise selections. Kentucky SBDC is co-sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration and is run by the College of Kentucky’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environment in partnership with regional tutorial establishments, financial growth organizations, the personal sector and the Commonwealth of Kentucky.