The National e-Commerce Extension Initiative
Southern Rural Development Center
Internet Strategies to Improve Farm Business Management
Related SRDC
e-Commerce Curricula

National e-Commerce Initiative Connecting Communities Electronic Retailing Case Studies Expierence Economy Strategies Beginners Guide to e-Commerce


Helping Artisans Reach Global Markets

The purpose of this Program is to provide educational information to crafters (artisans) on the benefits and methods of utilizing e-commerce to strengthen their businesses. The content of the course provide artisans with sound, research-based information to make decisions on whether or not to develop a Web page, how to do it, utilize resources, and evaluate effectiveness. Though the benefits of e-commerce are well documented, there are limitations to its effectiveness in some cases.

For Learners

For Extension Educators
(and Other Facilitators)




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CSREES These materials were developed as part of the Southern Rural Development Center’s National e-Commerce Extension Initiative. They are based upon work supported by the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under Award No. 2005-45064-03212

Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or the Southern Rural Development Center.