Start Your Online Store Bootcamp: What To Do Ahead!

Useful Links:

Inventory Sample (Copy into a new Google Sheet or download to use with Microsoft Excel or other program): https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-ku_sjI9cC0AGow1wxT9roFwT-lbYOwHo2H51po3cS4/edit?usp=sharing

Shipping slide deck from a SBDC presentation in Maine I attended: https://anchorspace.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/shipping-slidedeck-sbdc.pdf

After weighing and measuring a few products, use this to calculate sample costs sending it far away (ex: California, Alaska, and Hawaii): https://onlineshippingcalculator.com/

Making a brand style tile (getting your look and feel figured out ahead of time): http://2020makesomemoney.com/day-2/ (Start at 3 minute mark)
An entirely optional step that if you do ahead of time might make your site look a little more profesh

Privacy policy generator (the one I used to use is no longer free so I haven’t tried this one): https://termly.io/products/privacy-policy-generator/

Sample privacy policy: www.giftmdi.com/privacy-policy

Sample return/refund policy info: https://www.termsfeed.com/blog/sample-return-policy-ecommerce-stores/

A very short product photography workshop from Anchorspace: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnN15vHpZtA&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=Anchorspace

Questions? Ask your SBDC counselor (Michelle or Jennifer) or contact us!