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Actionable E-Commerce Bootcamp - Taking Your Digital Brand and Sales to the Next Level

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This workshop is a collaboration between mHUB, West Side Forward, and Rosemint Media. It will equip business owners with knowledge and topline takeaways to jumpstart or scale their e-commerce business. By the end of the day, attendees will have a clear understanding of e-commerce fundamentals, how to build and optimize an online store, effective digital marketing strategies, and best practices for managing sales and customer service.

Note: attendees must commit to the full bootcamp in order to participate. 

Sessions & Descriptions:

9 AM - 9:45 AM

(Optional) Breakfast, Networking, and Individual Questions: Light refreshments, networking, and 1-1 opportunity for specific questions.

10 AM - 10:30AM

E-commerce Fundamentals and Market Trends: Introduction to e-commerce, market trends, and types of e-commerce models.

  • Lecture
  • Hands-on: Resources for researching market trends and how to analyze findings

- 8 Minute Break - 

10:30 AM - 11:22 AM

Evaluating E-commerce Software Options: Overview of popular e-commerce platforms (Shopify, WooCommerce, etc.), feature comparison, and choosing the right one for your business.

  • Lecture
  • Discussion: personal assessment of which platform would be best for them and why

- 8 Minute Break - 

11:30 AM - 12:22 PM

Building Your Online Store: Best Practices: Setting up the store, product listings, designing engaging, responsive web content, and payment gateways.

Including: Leveraging AI, Impactful Design, Increasing Conversions. Must Haves: Privacy Policy, Terms & Conditions, Return Policy

  • Lecture
  • Hands-On: Create a product description

12:22 - 1:00 PM 

Lunch - to be provided 

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

E-commerce Payment Options and Security Issues: Breakdown of payment options, choosing the right options for your site, and addressing security and privacy issues.

  • Lecture

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Digital Marketing, SEO, and Growing Customer Loyalty: Effective digital marketing strategies, SEO techniques, and strategies for growing customer loyalty.

Including: Leveraging AI, Utilizing Apps, How to Plan Your Strategy


2:30 - 3:15 PM

E-commerce Rules and Regulations: Identifying and complying with the rules and regulations governing e-commerce businesses.

  • Lecture
  • Hands-on: Sources for information and how to use them

3:15 - 4:15 PM

Tracking E-commerce Metrics and Protecting Intellectual Property: Best tools for tracking key e-commerce metrics and strategies for protecting your intellectual property.


mHUB 1623 W Fulton St


mHUB 1623 W Fulton St 1623 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL 60612, US Get Directions

Date and Time

07/20/24 @ 9:00 AM

07/20/24 @ 9:00 AM


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All classes and events are available to the public. Curriculum courses are tied to a specific track and stage of development, making connections to tools in the mHUB ecosystem to ensure members are maximizing the right resources at the right time.

To unlock auxiliary resources and pair learnings with hands-on guidance and tools, explore membership or Catalyze programs.

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