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Building A Business Using Shopify, Facebook & Instagram plus consultancy support

  • Thamesmead
  • 1 days
  • Closing date: 09/10/2019
  • CNT Associates Ltd

This workshop is a follow on workshop from the Introduction to Shopify Workshop, in this advanced workshop we give more detail about developing an online store using Shopify with some practical advice and support from an experienced Shopify site developer. In addition to the presentation, technical advice will be provided and there will be an opportunity to access consultancy support for a set fee to help you develop your online store, alternatively you can use the support and advice to develop your site yourself.


It is preferable that you have attended our first, introductory Shopify course, but this is not mandatory.


Modern technology has started to revolutionise the way businesses operate, in future technology will offer new ways to deliver and do business. This workshop is designed to cover new ways to market, promote and sell your services or products. We focus on three potential options to achieve this, these are:

  1. Shopify
  2. Facebook
  3. Instagram

Shopify - was started in 2006, has 800,000 active e-commerce stores in 175 countries and has processed over £100 billion’s worth of sales. Shopify offers online retailers a suite of services including payments, marketing, shipping and customer engagement tools to simplify the process of running an online store for small merchants.

Shopify offers:

  • Free and paid themes from the  to make your store stand out and look great
  • Shopify's own  to accept credit card payments, which is very easy to use
  • Growth opportunities with Shopify's  and an  for merchants selling in high volume who want to decrease transaction fees
  • A  that has guides and articles about running your store and connecting with your customers

Benefits from using Shopify include:

- Quick and easy to set up and use, meaning very little technical skills required.

- Secure and reliable which means that you don’t have to spend time ensuring your sites security measures are up to date.

- Easy use straight from mobile phone, tablet or any device.

Benefits for Attendees:

This workshop will show you the basics on:

  1. How to set up a Shopify Account
  2. How to use it to set up an online store
  3. How to use it to grow a new or existing business
  4. Hints and tips to make the most of your online business
  5. Information, advice and guidance on the next steps

FACEBOOK

We show you how to use a Facebook Business Page with Shopify. You’ve seen the statistics. Facebook’s more than two billion active users make it an impossible platform for any business to ignore. The fact is being on Facebook makes it easier for people to discover and interact with your brand online. So, let’s dive into how to create a Facebook Business Page. Follow the workshop and you’ll have your Page up and running very soon

Benefits for Attendees

This workshop will show you the basics on:

  1. How to set up a Facebook
  2. How to use it to post articles, pictures and online posts
  3. How to use it to grow a new or existing business
  4. Hints and tips to make the most of Facebook and Shopify and Shopify Lite
  5. Information, advice and guidance on the next steps

INSTAGRAM

Similar to Facebook everyone who creates an Instagram account has a profile and a news feed. When you post a photo or video on Instagram, it will be displayed on your profile. Other users who follow you will see your posts in their own feed. Likewise, you'll see posts from other users whom you choose to follow.

It's like a simplified version of Facebook, with an emphasis on mobile use and visual sharing. Just like other social networks, you can interact with other users on Instagram by following them, being followed by them, commenting, liking, tagging and private messaging. You can save the photos you see on Instagram.

Benefits for Attendees

This workshop will show you the basics on

  1. How to set up an Instagram account
  2. How to use it to post pictures and videos
  3. How to use it to grow a new or existing business
  4. Hints and tips to make the most of Instagram
  5. Information, advice and guidance on the next steps


The workshop runs from 11 am to 4 pm. The cost is £49.95+vat per person. The venue is The Engine House Bexley, DA18 4AL.

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