How to start an online store

The dream of doing what you love and making a living is more accessible than ever. Learn how to run your own business selling products with your own online store. We’ll cover everything you need to know, from choosing a product and platform, handling shipping and taxes, and safely accepting credit cards to marketing and what you can do after you launch your store.

By the end, you’ll know enough to open your own online store and run your own business. With the technology we have today, if you do the work, you can sell a product by the end of this course.

   1,939 students completed this course

   96% recommend it to other students

   Teacher: Patrick Rauland


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96% of students recommend

  “One of the most actionable series I’ve read on Highbrow thus far. Definitely a must read for anyone venturing out into online commerce.”

  “An important course for people looking to start an online business!”

  “Very helpful in understanding the do’s and don’ts of staring an online store!”


Course plan

Lesson 1. Choosing a Product to Sell
Lesson 2. Choosing an E-commerce Platform
Lesson 3. Launching Your Site
Lesson 4. Making a Killer Product Detail Page
Lesson 5. Accepting Payment
Lesson 6. Understanding Taxes
Lesson 7. Shipping Products
Lesson 8. Marketing Your Site
Lesson 9. Capturing Customer Interest
Lesson 10. Making More Money
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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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