Over 230 million Americans shop online. From specialty products and handmade artisan goods to movie rentals and your weekly groceries, if you are looking to buy it, you can find it online.
The below resources will help you navigate the world of online commerce. Be sure to scroll down the page to find more resources.
14 Tips for Safe Online Shopping (PC Magazine): Tips to stay safe while shopping online.
Online Shopping Tips (Privacy Rights Clearinghouse): Guide to finding secure websites, reading privacy policies, safe ways to pay online, and more.
How to Safely Pay for Goods and Services with Someone You Don’t Know (Consumer Reports): Tips to help you navigate the changing world of online payment systems.
15 Tips for Safe Holiday Online Shopping (LifeLock & Norton): Tips for finding secure websites. It’s geared toward the holidays, but these tips are true year-round.
Build Your Online Business (Grow With Google): These video lessons use Google tools to help you plan and start your online business.
How to Start a Craft Business (Small Business Administration): Use this guide to start a craft business. They have additional links in the “Business Guide” section.
7 Steps to Starting a Small Business Online (Entrepreneur): This guide will help you learn the basics of starting a business online.
How to Make a Small Business Website Step by Step (WPBeginner): Learn how to use WordPress to build a website for your online business.