About Department for International Trade Export Academy: e-Commerce Programme

Do you currently sell or are thinking about selling online overseas? Are you considering which route is best for you – Amazon? Direct from own website or other routes?

Join the Department for International Trade (DIT) North East Wednesday 6th July 2022: 08:45 – 15:30, The Catalyst, Newcastle, for a FREE one-day course, designed for businesses who want to expand and sell globally. The workshop will cover all you need to know about e-Commerce, from creating a successful international website, to top tips for selling on Amazon, and how to generate effective leads via social media campaigns.

In 2021, retail e-Commerce sales amounted to approximately 4.9 trillion U.S. dollars worldwide. This figure is forecast to grow by 50 percent over the next four years, reaching about 7.4 trillion dollars by 2025.

Selling internationally is a proven strategy to grow your business and most importantly spreading risk across multiple markets can help safeguard your business against disruption.

DIT North East have teamed up with e-Commerce experts SocialB, Ptech and Infinity Blue Marketplaces to bring you essential insights into selling online globally in today’s challenging environment and advise you on super charging your growth.

Topics Include:

  • Optimising your Website for Overseas Markets
  • Setting Up and Selling Successfully on Global e-Marketplaces
  • Take your Social Media to the World: YouTube and Pinterest for Business
  • Marketing your Business Internationally on Facebook, Instagram and TikTok
  • Setting Up on Amazon and Starting to Sell Successfully

Can’t Attend In-Person?
The event is hybrid and virtual attendance is available.

Don’t miss out of the opportunity to discover how to expand your online customer base overseas!

Event Overview

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Department for International Trade

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Wednesday 6th July 2022

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08:45 - 15:30

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