Having the right tools in place can make all the difference when it comes to “making the sale”. In this online course you will learn the ins and outs of setting up your business to get paid efficiently and quickly - no matter where you or your customers are.
Here’s a breakdown of each module:
Module #1 Getting Paid Faster!
Make it EASY for your customers to pay you, and you will benefit directly. In this important segment, learn the advantages of enabling your website to handle transactions.
Module #2 Ready, Set, Shop: Getting Ready for your Customers
If your business involves selling products or services online, do you have the best tools for the job? In this segment learn about shopping cart and ticketing tools that can make your life as an entrepreneur easier. Streamline the sales process by refining your online storefront and the way you sell appointments/consults/cooking classes. Including information on Woocommerce, Big Commerce, YouCanBookMe and Zapla.
Module #3 Knowing Your Best Fit: Tools for Collecting Money
There are many tools out there to help you collect money, whether you are selling from home, your office/storefront, online, or at a special event like Vegfest or other live conference. But do you know which one is best for your purposes and why? This segment will walk you through a number of tools, such as Paypal, Stripe, Amazon Payments and Square, and help you to determine which one is the right fit for you.
Module #4 Getting Paid The Old Fashioned Way (Sort Of)
When you’re in the sales business it’s important that you are able to accommodate your customers wherever you are, online or offline. This segment of Getting Paid will cover the importance of setting up a system so you can collect payment in person, as well as online, including information on using Mobile Phone Swipers.
Module #5 Rethinking That Redirect
One of the golden rules of website management is NEVER send someone away from your site, and yet many people do just that during the payment process. In this segment we will show you how to manage payments on your own website, so you never have to send someone away from your site to process their payment.
Module #6 Avoiding Invoicing Insanity
Having a solid invoicing platform is a key part of the payment process, especially if you have a large customer base or need to invoice wholesalers. In this segment of Getting Paid learn how to set up and manage such a system, including information on tools such as Harvest, Paypal and Wave.
Module #7 Making Cents
A good bookkeeping system is a cornerstone of any solid business, regardless of size, and this final segment of the Getting Paid online workshop will show you the bookkeeping tool Wave, and walk you through the process of setting up a system that makes sense.
Stephanie Redcross West started developing tools, training and support for the brave individuals who identify themselves as Vegan Professionals - those starting and running vegan businesses all over North America, and the world. She was well-equipped to do this, with more than 17 years of marketing experience with small businesses and Fortune 500 companies.
Since 2009 Stephanie has been a frequent speaker at vegfest events, conferences and even her own bootcamp series. Through these types of engagements, and her day-to-day work with Vegan Mainstream, Stephanie inspires others to turn their vegan passion into successful businesses. She is a leader who promotes the concept that there is room for all types of vegan business owners, not only those developing and selling food-related products. We need vegan carpenters, fashion designers, accountants, and more.
Known for her impactful 1-on-1 consulting and business coaching services, Stephanie’s clients testify to the difference their work with Vegan Mainstream has made to their businesses.In an effort to make her services available to more people, and practical for busy vegan entrepreneurs, in 2014 Stephanie started offering online and team-training programs. Now Vegan Mainstream clients can train at their own pace, at their own convenience - from anywhere in the world.