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Basics of Starting an Online Business - Start Your Business!

Chris Benjamin, Instructor, MBA and CFO

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26 Videos (2h 8m)
    • Section 01a Introduction to Starting an Online Business 2018 Paid

    • Section 02a Determine What You Sell

    • Section 02b Building a Business Plan

    • Section 02c Building a Marketing Plan

    • Section 02d Capitalization

    • Section 03a Legal Formation

    • Section 03b Trademarks Copyrights Patents

    • Section 03c Legal Services

    • Section 03d Taxes

    • Section 04a FAFSU Pitch

    • Section 04b Quickbooks

    • Section 04c Accounting 101

    • Section 04d Payroll

    • Section 05a Pricing

    • Section 05b Online Marketing

    • Section 05c Other Marketing

    • Section 06a Drop Shipping

    • Section 06b Inventory

    • Section 06c Costs of Inventory

    • Section 07a Your Platform

    • Section 07b Shopping Carts

    • Section 07c Other Venues

    • Section 08a Time Committment

    • Section 08b Competition

    • Section 08c Reasonableness

    • Section 09a Course Conclusions


About This Class

Over 27,000 students! Thanks to each and every one of you!

In this course you will learn the basics of starting an online business.  As an early stage entrepreneur, you may have an amazing idea, but are not sure how to proceed.  This course covers all of the basics you need to start thinking about today in order to properly launch your online business and experience tremendous success.

Monica N says  “Real world applicable content, perfect”

Mike P says "Wow, I went from not having a clue how to start a business to feeling like I can take on the world!  Chris really knows his stuff, I'd recommend this course to anyone wanting to start a business.  So much content is covered.  I can't thank you enough."

What You Will Learn

We start with planning - what do you sell, creating a business and marketing plan, and planning your attack!  Marketing strategies and considerations are discussed, along with legal and accounting aspects of starting a company.  We talk about site design and usability, as well as time management, inventory management, accounting software, and growth.  

This course highlights all the steps to take to start your business today!

If you are an entrepreneur and flustered or overwhelmed with the concept of starting a company, fret not.  Watch the 2+ hours of course content, and be ready to get your company going ASAP. 

I will help you!

At any point during the course if you are confused or need clarification, send me a message! I'm here to help YOU the student, and I love interacting with you.  I've been in accounting & finance over 20 years and can most likely answer your question. 


Chris Benjamin, MBA & CFO is a seasoned professional with over 20 years experience in accounting and finance.  Having spent the first 10 years of my career in corporate settings with both large and small companies, I learned a lot about the accounting process, managing accounting departments, financial reporting, external reporting to board of directors and the Securities and Exchange Commission, and working with external auditors.  

The following 10+ years I decided to go into CFO Consulting, working with growing companies and bringing CFO level experience to companies.  I help implement proper best business practices in accounting and finance, consult on implementation of accounting systems, implementing accounting procedures, while also still fulfilling the CFO roll for many of my clients which includes financial reporting, auditing, working with investors, financial analysis and much more.  

Thank you for signing up for this course. I look forward to being your instructor for this course and many more!

Chris Benjamin, Instructor, CFO & MBA

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