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Starting and Growing a Business on the Internet


Starting and Growing a Business on the Internet involves many things, many processes. In order to be successful online, there are certain steps that must be followed. Such steps include recognizing what type of business is best to start, what product sells the best, otherwise, you won`t make any money selling just anything, the proper way to advertise, the most proper and effective way to promote yourself to get results, creating a Web site that sells, learn how to get venture capital, and more... After taking this course, you should be able to start a business on the Internet and be successful with it for a long time to come.

When you register, you can access your course by going to


  • Recognize the type of businesses that can be started.
  • Learn the proper ways to advertise on the Internet.
  • Learn how to promote your business effectively on the Internet.
  • Learn the reasons for a merchant account along with resources for establishing one.
  • Learn what it takes to create a Web site that sells. Demonstrate an understanding of this by designing and implementing a Web site that is automated.
  • Learn what the hottest products that sell are on the Internet.
  • Learn how to get venture capital.


  • The student demonstrates his or her understanding of what type of businesses are the best to start by developing a list of them.
  • Investigate and research to find what products would be the best to sell.
  • Develop a winning site that sells.
  • Select an e-commerce company for the business.
  • Secure a web hosting company to activate their web site.
  • Produce a list of newsgroups to promote your site to.
  • Produce a list of free classified advertising sites and place an ad to them.
  • Write effective copy that will sell their product or service.

Purchase of a book will be required. The link to the book is located here and will provided at registration.

course quick facts
course code DED511
cost $99.00
estimated time to
complete course
24 Hours
course materials
6 Weeks

Harry Husted is a freelance writer, computer consultant, and instructor. His writing projects include ghostwriting, copywriting, web site content, DTP, editing, and technical writing. He has worked as a computer consultant installing, setting up, and troubleshooting computer systems. Harry has taught a variety of online course, including MS Office, web design, computer repair, and A+. He has also written articles for Internet Day, Internet World, Advertising Today, Advertising Age, L-Advertising, and a host of others. Harry has also published a computer repair and copywriting book.


"I`d say it did a pretty good job and at times exceeded my expectations. I`m glad I took this course. " - Elvia Toombs

"My knowledge increased - This is the first time I took a class and immediately put to use my new knowledge." - Chris Cibella