The Great Waterway together with Queen’s University have developed tutorials to assist small and medium sized tourism businesses to market their business online thereby enhancing their potential to increase their profitability and enhance tourism overall in The Great Waterway.
Tutorial 1 – addresses website development focusing on topics such as domain name registration, picking a web hosting service, design and content decisions.
Lesson 1: Domain Names
Lesson 2: Domain Names (Go Daddy)
Lesson 3: Web Hosting
Lesson 4: Web Hosting (Dream Host)
Lesson 5: Website Design
Lesson 6: Website Design (WiX)
Lesson 7: Content Creation
Tutorial 2 – relates to the integration of E-commerce to your operations. Specifically, we go over the details of getting E-commerce software, setting up merchant accounts, discuss security issues and what can be done to address consumer skepticism towards E-commerce. We provide step-by-step directions on implementing two of the most popular E-commerce options, Shopify and Paypal.
Lesson 1: What is E-Commerce
Lesson 2: To Build an E-Commerce Website
Lesson 3: Different E-Commerce Options
Lesson 4: E-Commerce Option: Shopify
Lesson 5: E-Commerce Options: Paypal
Lesson 6: E-Commerce Website Security
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