Craigslist Complete Course
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Craigslist Complete Course

Turn Trash to Cash
4.6 (17 ratings)
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1,639 students enrolled
Created by Jeffrey Dennis
Last updated 7/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 4.5 hours on-demand video
  • 20 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Make the most of your Craigslist experience with FREE account signup
  • Maximize your sales potential with CRAIGS guiding principles
  • Choose hot products that sell fast
  • Gain access to endless supply of products to sell
  • Take fantastic product photos and make them pop with free software tools
  • Create top notch product ads that grab customer attention, spark their interest and entice them to desire and buy your product
  • Choose the right ad posting options for best sales
  • Interact with customers the right way
  • Avoid the latest scams
  • Make safe transactions
  • Negotiate and haggle with ease when making deals
  • Manage your ads the simple way
  • See firsthand with example course product
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Requirements
  • Access to a computer with internet connection
  • Access to a basic digital camera
  • Something you'd like to sell
Description

This course provides everything you need to be successful selling on Craigslist.

You'll learn the many benefits that Craigslist can offer as well as secret success principles.

Find the best products to sell, learn how to create fantastic product photos and write the very best ad copy for maximum impact.

Discover method and techniques to interact, communicate and negotiate with customers for the best possible sale.

If you're looking to de-clutter, clean out your living space and make a supplemental income to help fund your dreams and passions then this course is for you. Get the most from your Craigslist experience by enrolling in this course.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants additional income to fund their passions, dreams and desires
  • Anyone wanting to make a supplemental income by selling their used stuff
  • Anyone wanting to purge and de-clutter their storage and living spaces
  • Anyone who enjoys being a part of recycling
  • Anyone who has either used or thought of using Craiglist
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Curriculum For This Course
97 Lectures
04:33:22
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Introduction
7 Lectures 15:59

Welcome to the wonderful world of Craigslist.  This lecture is a brief welcome message by your course instructor Jeff Dennis.  He describes his success selling on Craigslist and invites you to come along and do the same.

Preview 01:30

Whether you're looking to make some extra cash to fund your passions, just want to clean house or recycle some of your used stuff, this course is for you.  Learn who can benefit from this course.

Preview 03:20

You'll get everything you need to be a smashing success on Craigslist.  I'll provide you with the same techniques and system that I've developed and used over the last several years.  This will be your blueprint for success!

Preview 03:26

If you enjoy a straightforward logical approach to learning with no extra fluff then you're in the right place.  This lecture covers the basic course structure and simple course navigation.

Preview 02:01

Learn just how little you need to get started selling on Craigslist.

Preview 00:26

Mastering the art of successful selling on Craigslist has never been easier.  Learn how the author got started and how you can do the same using his blueprint for success.

Preview 03:44

Put what you learn into practice by taking action.  Learn how easy this is using the simple action steps throughout the course.

Preview 01:32
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Why Use Craigslist
6 Lectures 16:08

An introduction to Craigslist with lectures covering it's many advantages, benefits and how to avoid some of its drawbacks.  Other lectures include how to define your reason for selling and why you should definitely be using Craigslist.

Preview 00:24

See just how big and successful Craigslist has become since its humble beginning and how this translates into an enormous service and opportunity for you.

Preview 01:04

Understand the incredible benefits and advantages to selling on Craigslist and what that means for you.    You'll want to join and start selling as quickly as possible!

Advantages & Benefits
06:40

Learn how to avoid disadvantages & drawbacks so you can stay ahead of your competitors, sell with confidence and have more success.

Disadvantages & Drawbacks
03:10

Learn how to define your reasons, goals and motivation for selling your used stuff on Craigslist.  It's super easy with the supplemental material provided.

Define Your Why
03:53

Take your first action steps using the supplemental material provided in this section along with the course example as a guide.

Preview 00:57
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Secrets To Success
9 Lectures 25:11

In this section, learn the secrets to your Craigslist success.  Discover the foundation and framework on which to build your empire and bring good fortune your way.

Preview 00:33

Discover the guiding CRAIGS principles and how to use them to keep you focused, motivated and moving in the right direction.  Use these guiding principles to stand out, differentiate yourself and your products from your competitors.

Preview 01:59

Uncover the right mindset for maximum positive effect with the "Can do attitude" principle.  Learn how to overcome obstacles and build confidence through taking action.

Can Do Attitude
04:37

Learn how keeping good records and documentation can dramatically improve your success with the "Record keeping" principle.  Discover organization tips to make you more efficient, sell faster and make more money.

Record Keeping
04:03

Find out why details can make such a huge impact when selling in the "Attention to details" principle.  Uncover tricks to improve quality and perceived value so you can stand head and shoulders above your competitors.

Attention To Details
03:44

Learn the importance of building trust with your customer through honesty and tranparency in the "Integrity" principle.

Integrity
03:59

Discover the magic of providing your customers with more than they expect in the "Go the extra mile" principle.

Go The Extra Mile
04:07

Learn different safety concerns when making deals on Craigslist in the "Safety" principles.

Safety
01:16

Put what you learn in this section into practice with these action steps.  Use the supplemental material provided in this section along with the course example as a guide.

Take Action
00:53
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Find Something To Sell
5 Lectures 15:17

Uncover the best places to find things to sell on Craigslist with the lectures in this section.  Save valuable time by learning what products to focus on and those to avoid. 

Preview 00:27

Start your product search off right with this lecture.  Learn just how fast and easy it is to find something to sell.  Take advantage of the product reference guide included in the supplemental material.

Easy Product Pickings
04:01

Discover popular categories of products that sell well on Craigslist so you know where to concentrate your effort giving you the highest selling potential.

Hot Sellers
05:07

Uncover products that don't sell well on Craigslist so you know what to avoid saving you valuable time and effort.

Preview 04:19

Put what you learn in this section into practice with these action steps.  Use the supplemental material provided along with the course example as a guide.

Take Action
01:23
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Primp & Prep
3 Lectures 05:27

As a prerequisite to the following "photo shoot" section, you'll discover the importance of preparing your product for sale in this section.  You'll see why this is critically important to your success.

Preview 00:39

In this lecture, you'll learn the importance of making the best impression with your product.  Discover proper inspection and evaluation techniques.  Take advantage of proper cleaning tips and tricks using the supplemental material provided.  Learn how to make your product "photo worthy" to draw customers in and make them want to buy.

Inspect, Evaluate & Clean
04:00

Put what you learn in this section into practice with these action steps.  Use the supplemental material provided in this section along with the course example as a guide.

Take Action
00:48
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Photo Shoot
9 Lectures 27:41

In this section, you'll master the art of taking the best product photos possible.  You'll uncover why photos are so important.   Discover the best kind of camera to use along with the optimal settings to make your photos shine.  You'll learn all about framing, composition and lighting techniques too.  Don't own a camera?  We've got you covered there too.

Preview 00:49

Learn how to make the best first impression with your high quality product photos.

Preview 04:12

Learn how to properly stage your product, regardless of it's size, for maximum impact and attention.

Staging Area
03:59

You'll learn the best kind of camera for taking great product photos.

Camera Types
01:53

Discover the most ideal camera settings to make your product photos come alive and stand out from your competition.  

Camera Settings
03:55

See why proper lighting is so critical to your photo quality.  You'll learn techniques for both indoor and outdoor conditions.

Lighting Options
02:45

Learn proper framing and composition techniques to maximize your product photos effect.  Discover the importance of shooting different angles, capturing detail and maintaining sharp focus.  You'll learn how to avoid reflections and use scaling references.

Framing, Composition & Shooting
05:51

Don't have a camera?   Not to worry, you can still find product photos to use in your ads after going through this lecture.

Preview 03:10

Put what you learn in this section into practice with these action steps.  Use the course example as a guide.

Take Action
01:07
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Photo Manipulation
7 Lectures 10:22

Add some pop to your product photos using free software and the lectures covered in this section.  You'll learn how to use color and level correction to breath new life into your photos.  We'll also cover how to crop and resize your photos for optimal performance.

Preview 01:03

You'll uncover two of the most popular software programs for your product photo enhancements.

Preview 00:53

You'll discover the quick and easy way to fix drab, colorless photos in this lecture.  I'll walk you through the step-by-step process using our example product with both software programs.

Color & Level Correcting
01:50

Learn how to properly crop distracting elements out of your product photos in this lecture.  I'll walk you through the step-by-step process using our example product with both software programs.

Cropping
01:31

You'll learn how to reduce your product photo size for faster loading and more efficient storage in this lecture.  I'll walk you through the step-by-step process using our example product with both software programs.

Resizing
02:32

Learn how to reduce your product photo file size even further in this lecture.  I'll walk you through the step-by-step process using our example product with both software programs.

Save For Web
01:33

Put what you learn in this section into practice with these action steps.  Use the supplemental material provided in this section along with the course example as a guide.

Take Action
01:00
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Creating An Account
5 Lectures 07:33

In this section, you'll learn why you need a FREE Craigslist account, how to signup and navigate the site.

Preview 00:23

Learn the many benefits you'll have as a registered user with your free account .  

Benefits
02:08

Discover just how fast and easy it is to sign up and start using Craigslist.  I'll walk you through the step-by-step process.  It's very easy!

Preview 00:53

You'll learn all the different features of Craigslist so you can move around the site with ease and confidence.  You'll be posting your ads in no time.

Account Page Navigation
03:46

Put what you learn in this section into practice with these action steps.

Take Action
00:23
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Creating Your Ad Content
9 Lectures 41:41

You'll learn how to research and gather information so you can create the best ad for your product.  Discover ad layout and design secrets to capture customer attention and get them motivated to buy what you're selling.  Learn how to write awesome titles, descriptions and set the best price to draw customers in.

Preview 01:08

Discover just how easy it is to research and gather the best information on your product using the data spreadsheet and template provided in the supplemental material section.

Research & Gather
05:55

Learn about all the different components of your ad and how to take advantage of this one trick to attract the most customer attention.

Ad Layout & Components
02:06

Learn how to use the AIDA formula to create ads that attract customers and get them interested in what you're offering.  Discover ways to make them really crave your product and take action to buy.

Secrets To A Great Ad
04:37

Get familiar with different product categories so you can choose the best option for your product.

Preview 00:24

Discover why your title is so important and how to use keywords effectively.  Learn how to use special character tricks with the supplemental material provided.  Learn what to avoid and how to craft the best possible title for your product.

Titles
05:59

You'll learn techniques for creating descriptions that really pique customer interest and make them want to buy your product.  We'll cover all the different description components and the best design layout to maximize your sales.

Descriptions
14:07

You'll discover handy techniques on pricing your products so you can get the most profit while offering the highest value.

Price
06:48

Put what you learn in this section into practice with these action steps.  Use the supplemental material provided in this section along with the course example as a guide.

Take Action
00:37
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Post Your Ad
10 Lectures 18:26

In this lecture, follow along as I walk you through the posting process step-by-step.  You'll learn how to select the best area, type, category and contact options for your product.  Discover an easy way to upload your product photos and how to arrange them properly.  Learn how to utilize Craigslist mapping features.  Discover tips to enhance your selling potential.

Preview 00:42

Get the most visibility by learning how to select the right area, type and category for your ads.

Preview 02:14

Pick the most appropriate contact information to yield the best results as well as some tricks and hacks.

Contact Information
04:33

This lecture will cover transposing ad details from your datasheet or template to create your Craigslist ad.

Posting Your Text
02:01

Learn how you can help customers find you faster and more efficiently with Craigslist mapping features.

Create & Refining a Location Map
00:50

You'll discover how easy it is to upload your awesome photos!.  Learn how to arrange them properly for the highest impact.  You'll also see how easy it is to fix orientation issues.

Post Your Photos
02:44

The moment has arrived!  In this lecture, you'll learn how to review and make last minute adjustments to your ad.  You'll also publish your product ad for the world to see.

Review, Publish & Confirmation
02:34

Learn the benefits of cataloging your email ad confirmations.

Confirmation Cataloging
00:56

In this lecture, you'll learn a trick to enhance your products visibility.

Posting To Different Locations
01:34

Put what you learn in this section into practice with these action steps.

Take Action
00:18
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About the Instructor
Jeffrey Dennis
4.6 Average rating
17 Reviews
1,639 Students
1 Course
Author, Entrepreneur, Videographer

Jeff is passionate about teaching students how to create multiple streams of passive income.  He loves helping others reach their fullest creative and independent potential so they can live the digital nomad lifestyle.

Jeff's engineering background provides a no-nonsense, straight forward logical approach that sets him apart.  His easy to follow step-by-step strategies allow you to turn your dreams and passions into reality.

His Craigslist success has earned profits exceeding $15000 utilizing the system he developed in this course.

Jeff is an accomplished award winning videographer whose work has appeared on numerous television broadcasts such as CBS News and Outrageous Acts of Science. 

He is a regular contributor to many stock footage sites and author of kindle best seller Make Money Online With Your Videos.