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Create Your First Online Store with Magento Go

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Sadly we've reached the end of our journey with Magento Go, but before we end the course I wanted to give you a couple of ideas on where to go next in your journey of starting your new online business. The first of which is called Product Photography for E-Commerce by Dane Howard. This is a course that's going to take you through how to showcase your products and build buyer's trust in your online ecommerce experience. It goes through things like selecting cameras, tips for shooting products, building your own studio, and adjusting lighting and things like that.

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Create Your First Online Store with Magento Go
1h 57m Beginner Oct 09, 2012

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Configuring a shopping cart for your business usually means working with a series of shifting parts. Magento Go helps merchants quickly and easily build a store to sell products and services online, with no software to install and configure and no servers to manage. In this course, author Justin Seeley shows how to use the robust set of tools in Magento Go to create, manage, and grow your online business. The course covers setting up products, product categories, tax settings, and shipping methods; creating payment methods with PayPal, Authorize.Net, and Google Checkout; customizing your store's pages and themes; and managing customer data and product ratings.

Topics include:
  • What is Magento Go?
  • Creating a new store
  • Working with the My Account dashboard
  • Adding new products
  • Setting up checkout options, taxes, and shipping methods
  • Understanding payment gateways
  • Changing page layouts
  • Working with themes
  • Using a custom domain name
  • Processing orders
  • Managing users and permissions
  • Adding customer reviews
Subjects:
Web CMS Blogs Ecommerce
Software:
Magento Go
Author:
Justin Seeley

Next steps

Sadly we've reached the end of our journey with Magento Go, but before we end the course I wanted to give you a couple of ideas on where to go next in your journey of starting your new online business. The first of which is called Product Photography for E-Commerce by Dane Howard. This is a course that's going to take you through how to showcase your products and build buyer's trust in your online ecommerce experience. It goes through things like selecting cameras, tips for shooting products, building your own studio, and adjusting lighting and things like that.

It's a great course for learning how to do photography for your ecommerce business. Another great thing you might want to checkout is the Social Media Marketing with Facebook and Twitter by Anne-Marie Concepcion. If you've ever wanted to take your business into the next level of social media marketing, this is a great course for you to learn how to increase sales, engage customers, and also drive traffic to your site using the popular networks of Facebook and Twitter. We've also just released a new course on Google+ for Business by Lorrie Thomas Ross, which is going to take you through effectively promoting your business on Google's new social networking platform.

This includes creating Google+ pages for business, how to get started doing that, adding customization, and also how to reach out and connect with your users via Google+ as well. Finally, another great course by Lorrie Thomas Ross called Brand Building Basics, which is going to take you through how to effectively build a brand for yourself or for your business, which is going to be an essential part of helping you market your new online store. This is a great course that includes real examples of successful brands and how aspects of each one like color, logos, and fonts, and a strong web presence contributed to their success.

It's a great course and I highly recommend it, now available in the lynda.com online training library. Again, I want to thank you for joining me for this Creating Your First Online Store with Magento Go course. My name is Justin Seeley, and I hope to see you again real soon.

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