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Arkansas State SBTDC to Host E-Commerce Seminar


JONESBORO, Ark. – Anyone who participates in buying or selling online will benefit from the detailed seminar “E-Commerce 101.” The seminar will feature all of the basics for building an online business. It will be held Tuesday, Feb. 25 from 1-4 p.m., at the Arkansas State University Delta Center for Economic Development, 319 University Loop Circle.

Manu Nair of Ace One Technologies in Jonesboro will cover all facets of building an online business from the store front, shopping cart, payment processor, shipping, Point of Sale (POS), data security, new trends and tactics, strategies for success, and emerging technologies.

“E-Commerce 101” will include a range of topics including software and technology basics, Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance and data security, trends and tactics, strategies for success, and emerging technology in e-commerce.

The cost of this seminar is $35. Students, faculty, and staff cost is $17.50. Advance registration is required to save a seat. Register online at http://asbtdc.org/training/jonesboro-events/ or you may call 870-972-3517. The deadline to register for this event is Monday, Feb. 24.

Arkansas State University Small Business and Technology Development Center is part of the College of Business and located in the Delta Center for Economic Development. For information, call 870.972.3517 or visit http://www.astate.edu/a/sbtdc.

The ASBTDC is a partnership of the U.S Small Business Administration, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s College of Business, and other institutions of higher education. Through a statewide network of seven offices, ASBTDC assists start-ups, existing businesses, expanding businesses and technology businesses. As the state’s premier business assistance program, the ASBTDC is dedicated to helping small businesses achieve success and to promoting economic development throughout the state.

This workshop is co-sponsored by Ace One Technologies, Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Jonesboro Association, First Security Bank, First Community Bank, Focus Bank, and Simmons First Bank.