5 Reasons Why You Should Start
A Small Business

Small businesses are the life-blood of the American economy:

  • They make up the majority of the work force: According to the Small Business Association (SBA), 99.7% of all jobs are in the small business sector.
  • They have the greatest growth factor: Small businesses accounted for over 60% of the job growth 1993 and 2011.
  • Most are home based: Over 50% of small businesses are home based, allowing owners to focus on family and work.
  • Small businesses provide needed services: Small business are agile, meaning they can adjust to meet the needs of their clients.
  • Small businesses are innovative: According to the SBA, small businesses produced 16 times more patents per employee than larger corporations!

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Financial Assistance

Our Online Career Training Programs are competitively priced and offer you an exceptional value as you train for your new career.

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Military Spouse?

We know balancing a family is challenging and we want to help you focus on your career too. Webster University is committed to empowering the spouses of those serving our country.

Check out MyCAA and whether you qualify for up to $4000 in tution assistance!

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5 Reasons Why You Should Start
A Small Business

Small businesses are the life-blood of the American economy:

  • They make up the majority of the work force: According to the Small Business Association (SBA), 99.7% of all jobs are in the small business sector.
  • They have the greatest growth factor: Small businesses accounted for over 60% of the job growth 1993 and 2011.
  • Most are home based: Over 50% of small businesses are home based, allowing owners to focus on family and work.
  • Small businesses provide needed services: Small business are agile, meaning they can adjust to meet the needs of their clients.
  • Small businesses are innovative: According to the SBA, small businesses produced 16 times more patents per employee than larger corporations!

Course Catalog

Cannot find the course you are looking for?

Browse Catalog

Financial Assistance

Our Online Career Training Programs are competitively priced and offer you an exceptional value as you train for your new career.

Explore Financial Aid

Military Spouse?

We know balancing a family is challenging and we want to help you focus on your career too. Webster University is committed to empowering the spouses of those serving our country.

Check out MyCAA and whether you qualify for up to $4000 in tution assistance!

Get More Information

Marketing Your Business on the Internet (FREE Self-Paced Tutorial)

Market Your Business

Self-Paced - No Instructor

Study on your own schedule

Enroll Now: Free!

Instructor Led

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Enroll Now: $115

Find out how to market your business on the Internet, even if you have little or no money to spend! In this practical, hands-on course, you'll discover proven methods that will help you establish an Internet presence and build an online brand identity.

You'll learn how search engine optimization (SEO) works and how to track your site's performance using web analytics. You will discover how to use online advertising, email marketing, and social media (including blogs) to drive business to your website. Finally, you'll learn how to keep your visitors coming back again and again!

Throughout the course, you'll learn to think strategically about marketing your website, products, and services using Internet technologies. You will also explore how to use an Internet marketing checklist and other tools and materials to develop a sound online business strategy. Before you know it, you'll have the skills and knowledge you need to develop a winning Internet marketing plan for your own business.

6 Weeks / 24 Course Hrs / 3 Month Access

Includes Certificate of Completion from Webster University

 

What You Will Learn

  • Learn the important factors to consider when developing a business website
  • Discover how to gain and keep customers through an online presence
  • Examine the factors that build recognition and make a compelling brand identity on the Internet
  • Learn how to build an online store and exponentially improve the profitability of your business

How The Course is Taught

  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6-12 weeks to complete
  • 24 course hours
  • 3 Months of Access

How You Will Benefit

  • Acquire an online marketing plan for your own business
  • Discover the secrets of Internet search queries to direct online traffic to your website
  • Grow your business through a strong web presence by learning tips and tricks in this course

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5 Reasons Why You Should Start
A Small Business

Small businesses are the life-blood of the American economy:

  • They make up the majority of the work force: According to the Small Business Association (SBA), 99.7% of all jobs are in the small business sector.
  • They have the greatest growth factor: Small businesses accounted for over 60% of the job growth 1993 and 2011.
  • Most are home based: Over 50% of small businesses are home based, allowing owners to focus on family and work.
  • Small businesses provide needed services: Small business are agile, meaning they can adjust to meet the needs of their clients.
  • Small businesses are innovative: According to the SBA, small businesses produced 16 times more patents per employee than larger corporations!

Military Spouse?

We know balancing a family is challenging and we want to help you focus on your career too. Webster University is committed to empowering the spouses of those serving our country through our online courses.

Check out MyCAA and whether you qualify!

Offered through the DoD’s Spouse Education and Career Opportunities (SECO) program, the My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) scholarship is what’s known as a workforce development program. Its benefit is simple — it gives qualified military spouses up to $4,000 in tuition assistance, which they can apply to a variety of adult education programs aimed at helping them get ready for a successful portable career. So, who qualifies for the money and who doesn’t? Primarily, MyCAA was made for spouses of junior Active Duty, Guard, or Reserve members on Title 10.

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Small Business Essentials Courses

 

Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring (FREE Self-Paced Tutorial)
Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring (FREE Self-Paced Tutorial)

Discover small business marketing strategies that can help you attract attention, woo your target audience, grow your customer base, and expand your profits-all for little or no money.

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Marketing Your Business on the Internet (FREE Self-Paced Tutorial)
Marketing Your Business on the Internet (FREE Self-Paced Tutorial)

Develop an Internet marketing plan for your business that incorporates SEO, advertising, email, social media, and more.

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Start Your Own Small Business
Start Your Own Small Business

Stop dreaming and learn how to start your own successful small business.

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