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Running an online business

Running an online business
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Key Info
  • Running an online business
  • Duration: 07:06
  • A nationwide survey has revealed that a growing number of teenagers are running successful online businesses from their bedrooms. About 21,000 teenagers are earning in excess of £60,000 per annum - nearly three times the average UK salary. Big business has become a young person's game. We meet Jonathan Grubin, an 18-year-old entrepreneur who is setting up his third online business a few weeks before beginning life as a university student.
  • Subject:

    PSHE

       Topic:

    Financial Awareness

  • Keywords: marketing, online, ICT, entrepreneur, enterprise, money, online, business, digital world, digitalworld, digitalworld2
Ideas for use in class
  • To prompt classroom discussion. How can you start up your own business online? How can money be saved when running a business on the internet? What different money-making models of online businesses are there? Does the internet have any drawbacks in terms of setting up and running a business?
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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