E-commerce support from The Digital Marketplace

As part of the Plymouth and South West Peninsula City Deal, a new service is being offered to businesses throughout Cornwall, Devon and Somerset to support business growth through selling online. The Digital Marketplace offers a series of fully-funded e-commerce workshops across the region that are available for small businesses to attend with no cost to themselves, to explore the opportunities that selling online, and selling online internationally, can bring to their business.

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