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CS-Cart’s Marketplace Academy: free course on starting and growing a marketplace


We here in CS-Cart have launched a step-by-step course on how to start and grow your eCommerce marketplace. Meet CS-Cart’s Marketplace Academy.

It’s a free self-paced education with weekly lessons, homework, and tests. We created this course based on our 17-year experience in helping businesses start their marketplaces and grow.

What you will learn in the Academy

The Academy has 4 modules:

  • Learn why starting a marketplace is actually a great idea
  • Find out about how to launch your own multi-vendor marketplace
  • Learn how to make your marketplace popular
  • Get familiar with techniques to scale your marketplace

Who the course is for

This is a 100% business education, no technical stuff and code digging:

  • Startuppers with a unique business idea. Have an awesome idea for a marketplace? Great, you only need a strategy, which you’ll get from our education.
  • Online store owners who want to go bigger. Have a working online store and want to scale it with a marketplace? Super, enroll and form your marketplace launch strategy.
  • Experienced entrepreneurs who want to go online. Want to start a large eCommerce project to grow your existing business? Good, our education can guide you.
  • Companies launching a large eCommerce project. Looking for a way to diversify your business? Start a marketplace based on our guides and get your market share.

How you will learn

  • Self-paced course. No deadlines, no pressure. Learn at your comfortable speed.
  • Practical homework. Solidify your knowledge by shaping your actual marketplace strategy.
  • Test in the end of each module. Finalize the module and see your progress.
  • Learn on a real marketplace software. Do your homework in a real marketplace platform demo.

What is this all for?

After completion, you will have a shaped personal strategy
on the marketplace start and growth.

Head of Content Marketing at CS-Cart | Website

Yan Anderson is the Head of Content Marketing at CS-Cart with over 10 years of experience in the eCommerce industry. He's passionate about explaining complicated things in simple terms. Yan has expertise in building, running and growing eCommerce marketplaces. He loves to educate people about best practices, new technologies, and trends in the global eCommerce industry.