Internet Store Managers and Entrepreneurs

Internet store managers and entrepreneurs use the public domain of the Internet to sell products or services. Managers hired by companies are typically in charge of creating an online buying experience that corresponds with one in a physical store, if there is one. Or they may create marketing and sales campaigns for online stores that aren't sold in stores.

Internet entreprenuers research the marketability of a product or service, decide on what product or service to sell, organize their business, and set up their storefront on the Web. Numerous small business owners who sell a limited number of products or a specific service have found the Internet a great place to begin their business venture because start-up costs may be significantly less than for traditional businesses. Internet entrepreneurs run their own businesses. Internet store managers are employed by Internet entrepreneurs and stores.

Quick Facts
Duties Develop and own businesses that sell products and services on the Web (Internet entrepreneurs); manage Internet-based businesses (Internet store managers)
Alternate Title(s) Online Store Managers
Salary Range $25,000 to $100,000+
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Good
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Nationwide
Education and Training
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
Related School Subjects
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
Experience Two to five years of experience required
  • Business Management
  • Digital Media
  • Leadership
Personality Traits
  • Enterprising
  • Organized
  • Technical
Licensure/Certification Required
Special Requirements None
Career Ladder
  • Director of Online Sales
  • Internet Sales Manager
  • Online Sales Representative
  • Internet Marketing Specialist

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