Ebay - A Complete Guide To Buying & Selling Antiques Online
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Ebay - Selling Antiques & Collectibles Online & On Ebay - How to run a home based business selling antiques on Ebay
4.6 (12 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,845 students enrolled
Created by Mark Timberlake
Last updated 6/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • You will learn how to get the knowledge you need to make money with antiques and collectibles
  • You will learn where to buy stock from and the pros and cons of each venue type
  • You will learn how to prepare for an auction sale
  • You will learn the psychology of the auction room
  • You will learn how to process stock into a system
  • You will learn how to find niche markets for your items
  • You will learn the strengths and weaknesses of different selling platforms
  • You will learn how to catalogue and list your items so that it is presented in the best posssible light
  • You will learn what you need to be aware of and the opportunities for additional earning post sale
  • You will learn of different marketing methods you can use to create return customers and acquire new ones
  • You will learn what business costs you need to consider
  • You will be guided on defining a marketing plan for your business
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Requirements
  • The students of this course will need to be eager, willing to learn and open to instruction
  • They will have to have an interest in developing a niche knowledge for Antiques and Collectables
  • They will need to have a basic understanding of commerce and trade
Description

Selling Antiques & Collectibles Online & On Ebay

Learn how to run a home based business selling antiques online and on Ebay and make money.

This is a comprehensive in depth course into the art of making money with antiques and collectables!

What Do We Know?

This is a course based on over 10 years direct experience working in the antiques trade online.

What You Will Learn

In this course you will learn how to make money buying and selling antiques and collectibles. We teach the secrets of the trade and how to run your own antiques and collectibles business.

Who Is It Suitable For?

Anyone selling antiques and collectibles for a profit will benefit from this in depth course, maybe you currently are looking to make money from flipping items, this will take you to the next level, where the real money is.

Are You Thinking About Starting Your Own Business?

You may be looking to start your own part time or full time business, with this course, we will cover everything you need to consider to make money selling antiques and collectibles online.

A Difficult Trade

The antiques trade is notoriously difficult to make money from, but if you know how to develop niche areas of expertise, how to identify niche marketplaces and understand the psychology of the auction room, then you have will be able to overcome the barriers that most people fail to overcome.

Some of the subjects covered in the course:

A note on provenance | Auction houses | Auction houses / online catalogues | Auctions online / Ebay | Car boots / yard sales | Antiques fairs | Direct from the public | Other dealers | Negotiations | Preparation for the auction | Creating an auction diary Creating an auction list | Pre-sale visit | Deciding your prices | Job lots | In the boxes | The psychology of the auction room | Bringing your stock into inventory | Packing your items | Clean up | Surprises | Stock numbering | Entering into stock | Storage of stock | Finding your market | Developing your online presence | Selling on your website | Choosing a website platform | Using third party platforms | Third party platforms - examples | Listing on eBay | Selling direct to collectors | Selling at fairs | Selling in antiques centres | Creating your listings | Identifying your items | Listing systems | Listing template | Writing the description | Postage chart | Estimating postage costs | Photography equipment | Studio area | Camera choice | Camera settings | Photographing the stock | Uploading to platforms | Duration of listings | Managing the sale | Postage and shipping | Communication with your client | Communication tools | Packing | Advertising material | Postage collections | Follow up communication | Updating inventory / accounts | Social marketing and paid advertising | Creating conversations | Building relationships | Promoting your knowledge | Sharing socially | SEO for your website | Testimonials and reshares | Advertising with Adwords | Building a mailing list | Building a community of collectors | Website | Postage / Packing | Advertising | Antique fairs and centres | Reference materials | Listing fees / transaction fees | Tax / VAT | Insurance | Financing your stock | Deciding your stock levels | Storage costs | Stock clearance | Photography equipment | Choosing an accountant

100% Money Back Guarantee

This course is backed by the Udemy 100% 30 day money back guarantee.

Join Me On The Other Side

And take a fascinating journey through the world of antiques and collectables that could change your life...

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is best suited for those that want to develop an additional income part time or run a full fledged business
  • It is suitable for those that have an interest in antiques and collectibles
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Curriculum For This Course
122 Lectures
04:58:42
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Module 1 - Developing Niche Expertise
11 Lectures 42:15
The Struggle
01:07

Becoming The Expert
00:39

Unmarked Items
14:39

Knowledge Is In The Books
06:32

Handling The Items
02:56

Knowing More Than Everyone Else
01:47

Spotting The Fakes
03:22

Learning The Market Price
03:18

Develop One Niche At A Time
04:15


Conclusion
00:48
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Module 2 - Places To Buy From
10 Lectures 25:08
A Note On Provenance
01:02

Auction Houses
02:20

Auction Houses With Online Catalogues
02:34

Auctions Online / Ebay
02:05

Car Boot / Yard Sales
01:33

Antiques Fairs
01:19

Direct From The Public
05:53

Other Dealers
04:33


Conclusion
01:51
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Module 3 - Preparing For The Auction
7 Lectures 17:20
Create An Auction Diary
02:16

Creating An Auction List
02:10

Pre-sale Visit
02:10

Deciding Your Prices
03:27

Job Lots
03:00

In The Boxes
03:00

Conclusion
01:17
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Module 4 - In The Auction Room
10 Lectures 29:03
Psychology Of The Auction Room
03:13

Learn The Room
04:11

The Auctioneer - The Boss
05:07

The Dealers
05:18

The Collectors
01:05

Hiding Your Knowledge
02:26

Commission Bids / Phone Bids
01:58


Practical Issues
01:07

Conclusion
01:51
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Module 5 - Taking The Treasure Home
7 Lectures 16:05
Packing Your Items
01:48

Clean Up
02:34

Surprises
02:28

Stock Numbering
02:40

Entering Into Stock
02:58

Storage Of Stock
01:42

Summary
01:55
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Module 6 - Niche Marketplaces
6 Lectures 08:33
Figuring Out The Best Platforms
01:27

Finding Your Clients
02:38

Communicating Expertise
01:11

Creating Community
01:41


Summary
01:04
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Module 7 - Selling Platforms
10 Lectures 18:27
Selling On Your Own Website
01:21

Choosing A Website Platform
02:06

Using Third Party Platforms
01:45

Third Party Platforms Examples
00:42


Kickstarting Your Sales On Ebay When They Slow Down
02:50

Selling Direct To Collectors
00:40

Selling At Fairs
02:06

Selling In Antiques Centres
01:55

Summary
01:26
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Module 8 - The Listing Process
14 Lectures 43:40
Identify Your Item
02:04

Listing Systems
01:06

Listing Template / Word Doc
01:27

Writing The Description
06:35

Postage Chart
04:39

Estimate Postage Costs
02:53

Photography Equipment
06:10


Camera Choice
04:51

Camera Settings
04:27

Photographing The Stock
02:32

Upload To Platforms
01:16

Duration Of Listings
02:48

Summary
01:49
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Module 9 - Post Sale
9 Lectures 27:34
Postage And Shipping
04:11

Communication With Your Client
05:57

Communication Tools
02:31

Packing
04:53


Postage Collections
02:35

Follow Up Communication
00:40

Updating Inventory / Accounts
02:22

Summary
01:53
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About the Instructor
Mark Timberlake
4.4 Average rating
1,188 Reviews
26,289 Students
21 Courses
Marketing |Course Creation | Business Building |Photography

Mark runs a marketing company called SME Heroes, which specializes in training on all things to do with online course creation, online marketing and his personal passion of photography.

He has extensive experience with online business in various forms over the last 15 years and loves to share his hard won lessons and techniques for online business success.

In addition he also has over 12 years experience in online retail and over 6 years experience as a commercial photographer.

This means he has a deep breadth of experience which comes through in his courses which are always designed to be easy to understand and to pass on the skills he has learned in a practical way.