Setting Up An Online Shop
19, September 2017


LCB Depot Business Growth Workshop, 10.30am - 12.30pm
Many businesses want to sell online but don’t know where to start or how to choose between the bewildering array of options. This workshop will explain all the constituent parts of online selling and make recommendations for services and platforms for a range of different business types.

Topics will include:
A comparison of online shop platforms - pros and cons
e-commerce versus marketplaces - or should you do both?
Site assets you will need
Integrating with the offline world – POS (Point-of-sale)
Content architecture and site organisation
Usability and User Experience
Site search


In order to apply for this workshop you must:
Be a trading creative business with products and/or services ready for sale
Be based in Leicester and Leicestershire

There will be a maximum of ten places on this workshop to allow for individual attention.Only one place is available per business.
This FREE workshop would usually cost over £100 to attend.
The workshop will be held at LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street, Leicester, LE1 1RE.
This workshop is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and Leicester City Council.

This is workshop 1 in a series of 4:

Sept 19 Setting up an Online Shop
Sept 26 Getting Visitors to your Online Shop
Oct 3 Turning Online Shop Visitors into Buyers
Oct 10 Keeping Online Customers and
Getting Repeat Business

To book a place, please click here.



Please note that your personal data will only be stored by LCB Depot and will only be used by us to contact you regarding our services or opportunities for the creative industries. Your details will not be passed to third parties.