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The Whimsical Bead

Selling Online : An Introduction

$50.00 $120.00

Have you been thinking about selling online, but not sure where to start?
Or maybe you’ve spent the time getting your online store up and going but the sales aren’t coming in?
This workshop is for you!

In this workshop, Elle will be discussing different online selling methods available to online businesses such as Etsy, MadeIt, Shopify, Squarespace and Wordpress/WooCommerce.
She will go through the costs involved in maintaining these different types of sites and what you need to get going.
You will then all discuss in greater details concepts such as Search Engine Optimisation, Advertising, Remarketing and creating content for your newsletter and social media to drive traffic.

Topics such as how to get shoppable links on social media, how to get return customers and where to to find your ideal customer will also be discussed.  You should walk away with a greater understanding on what is involved in running an online store, and practical information to help you on your journey into e-commerce.

This class will run with a maximum of 12 students.



Date & Time:
Saturday 14th September
10.00am until 4.30pm


The Whimsical Bead Studio, in Healesville, Vic
Fully Equipped, Heated/Airconditioned
EFTPOS & Credit Card Facilities Available


Elle-May Michael of incube8r gallery
During the day, Elle-May is the boss lady at in.cube8r gallery, a home to more than 100 Melbourne creatives at any one time & a space that combines retail & a gallery in a beautiful way.
Elle-May has a Diploma of Design & a Bachelor of Communications (Media) and comes from a background of marketing charity product. She has worked for 10 years building websites, doing graphic design, and being in charge of implementation and innovation within the company. She has been responsible for marketing to hundreds of thousands of Australians and has spent countless hours researching and training.
We are so pleased to welcome Elle-May to our Whimsical Team in 2019 and feel she will be a great asset to our team of Tutors.


Skill Level:
This workshop is suitable for students of all skill levels.


$120 – there is no kit/materials fee.

Price includes tuition, notes, morning and afternoon tea, tea/coffee.


All bookings require a deposit with the balance to be paid on the day.

Payment plans are available so please do not hesitate to contact us if you require this option.
Bookings will be made on a first come, first served basis however a deposit must be made before your booking is secure.
Please see our Workshop Terms & Conditions page for full terms and conditions and do not hesitate to contact us if you have any concerns.

Places are strictly limited.



What to Bring:
  • Any questions you may have for Elle-May or any topics etc. you’d like to cover;
  • Your laptop/ipad if desired;
  • Your lunch (or you can go into town on your lunch break);
  • A Notebook/planner, Pen/Pencil is highly recommended.



If you would like to book a position for this class, you can do so online (preferred, so we all have a copy of the transaction) or call Dani on 0412 662 179.
Once you have booked in, you will receive a manual ‘Confirmation of Booking’ email a week or two before the workshop which will include a booking reminder plus all the information you need for this workshop.

If you have any questions or concerns please just ask.
We look forward to seeing you at the Studio very soon!