According to leading market research firm Clutch, e-commerce is growing 23 percent year-over-year, yet 46 percent of American small businesses do not have a website. Building, managing and maintaining a website can be daunting for time-strapped small business owners. Hiring a web developer often comes with a high price tag, and do-it-yourself website options require technical tasks such as building a webpage and a storefront. Once built, a site often requires ongoing costs related to its maintenance and upkeep.
Small businesses in Northwest Arkansas struggle to adapt to the changing economy and tap into the passion economy. The Walton Family Foundation and Winrock International are partnering to provide 150 businesses with a free online store and training to help them succeed online. Our experts will provide long-term consultation and guidance to help businesses turn their passions into profitable ventures. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to grow and inspire others. You can apply now to receive support from Winrock.