Business Careers

ebay: The Basics




Code: F18-560
Price: $45.00

Instructor: Jessica Ciccotelli, UCT instructor and active eBay seller for over 5 years.
Day/Time: TBA
Start Date: TBA FOR FALL
Fees: $45
Number of Class Meetings: 1 session

Course Description:

Turn your unwanted items into a lucrative source of income by starting to sell on eBay. From registering as a member, then selling, learn how to create a perfect listing. Find out how to photograph your items, how to ship and transact sales safely. Would you like to earn extra income? Work from home? Own your own business? Have fun in the process? If you answer yes to these questions, then you should take this class.

How to Open and Operate a Successful Bed & Breakfast




Code: S18-556
Price: $39.00

Instructor: Kathy Lamb, Owned a B&B for many years on Ellisville Harbor, Plymouth, MA.
Day/Time: TUESDAY - 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Start Date: JULY 25, 2017.
Fees: $39
Number of Class Meetings: 1 session

Course Description:

Do you enjoy meeting new people? Will you enjoy socializing with guests? Do you own or are you ready to buy suitable property in a location travelers would like to visit? Come to this class to explore whether or not this is the right business for you. Topics will include: permits, advertising, food preparation, reservations, hospitality and much more. Please bring a notebook and pen to class.

E-Commerce I: Marketing Online




Code: F18-115
Price: $40.00

Instructor: Barry Tuttle, Certified Web Application Developer. Owned and operated a successful online retail company for 18 years.
Day/Time: TUESDAYS, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Start Date: OCTOBER 3, 2017
Fees: 40.00
Number of Class Meetings: 1 Session

Course Description:

E-Commerce is a 1.5 trillion dollar industry and has become an essential part of marketing today. The class covers the basics of how E-Commerce works. More specifically, how companies have marketed their products and/or services online and what is required to accomplish that. The class will demonstrate how a website generates income from selling products and/or services while also discussing search engine rankings, attractive website design, mobile web pages, paid online marketing campaigns, how to find a web developer, web hosting for companies, and more. This is an essential first class in a series designed to help you and/or your company reach new heights utilizing the online marketplace.

E-Commerce II: Getting Started, Website, Budget, Skills, and Getting Paid




Code: F18-116
Price: $40.00

Instructor: Barry Tuttle, Certified Web Application Developer. Owned and operated a successful online retail company for 18 years.
Day/Time: WEDNESDAYS, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Start Date: OCTOBER 4, 2017.
Fees: 40.00
Number of Class Meetings: 1 Session

Course Description:

Millions of websites achieve little or no profit, yet a growing number are very successful. E-Commerce is a 1.5 trillion dollar industry. If you have a website that does not generate income, or if you wish to start a new website, this class is for you. This class covers what is important to create return on investment and how companies have generated profits. Topics will review startup costs, market plan, budgeting, and skills required. Create a website yourself or hire a firm, the pros and cons. Credit card payment systems, merchant account and online security. The instructor owed and developed an online retail store for eighteen years generating millions of dollars in revenue and breaking national sales records year after year. This is an essential second class in a series designed to help you and/or your company reach new heights utilizing the online marketplace.

E-Commerce III: Search Engines and Attracting Business




Code: F18-117
Price: $40.00

Instructor: Barry Tuttle, Certified Web Application Developer. Owned and operated a successful online retail company for 18 years.
Day/Time: THURSDAYS, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Start Date: OCTOBER 5, 2017.
Fees: 40.00
Number of Class Meetings: 1 Session

Course Description:

Do you want to start a new venture, enlarge your market sector, or attract local tourists? This class covers in-depth understanding of how to generate online traffic, how search engines find sites, how they rank sites and what to do to get started. Topics will include how companies pay for search engine listing and how they achieve better rankings by improved website design, keywords or phrases, and outside links. The key role of social networking, press releases, and other avenues of obtaining increased website traffic. Introduction to Google's analytics included - discover what kind of traffic your site is getting. This is an essential third class in a series designed to help you and/or your business reach new heights utilizing the online marketplace.