Make a PROFESSIONAL eBay listing template using photoshop

Learn to create a professional eBay listing with free hosting using Photoshop OR gimp and increase sales by 100% easily
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  • Lectures 78
  • Length 6 hours
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  • Languages English
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Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

Seen all the other listing courses around that claim it is a professional eBay listing and they all show you the same stuff, drag this image here, create a table here and drag this image and change this blah blah blahh.........

Well finally we have created a real professional eBay listing template add more than just ZAZZ to your business but really blow them away!

Increase sales by at least 50% and create brand awareness with your custom eBay listing template no need to use Photoshop (however for the pro section Photoshop will be advantageous and we go into more depth) or any paid service as we get to use GIMP a simple free design software and use a HTML editor and create this listing.

Not only have we created a PRO listing course we have also added in a simple course for those of you who are extremely new to coding etc, we evolve from a simple listing design into a powerful pro listing that has search bars that link to your store, image slides, web and mobile responsive background that repeat, tab bars, roll over images and roll over menu with changing colour! Not only do you learn HTML, CSS and image editing you also learn the function of a FTP server and register a domain name for your business and as a added bonus FREE HOSTING!


You can upload your images to a site and call your images from there to bypass the first portion of the lessons however i would not recommend it as the pro listing portion requires hosting which is FREE

eBay is a huge market place and one way to stand out apart from the price is your listing design and that is exactly what we will be doing!

If you want to increase your earning potential but are not technological in any form then this is course for you! It's simple, easy to grasp and easy to learn and implement just copy everything from the course and add your own twist your imagination is the ultimate tool here.

So lets get started!

What are the requirements?

  • Download GIMP but we will cover this!
  • Download Microsoft expression web 4 but we will cover this!
  • Download filezilla but we will cover this!
  • Should know how to use a computer
  • Have access to a internet connection
  • Should be enthusiastic to learn and if you get stuck, just ask!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create MOBILE and WEB responsive PRO eBay listing
  • Scrap eBay's lousy 1990's designed templates and UPGRADE your look
  • Learn how to setup a domain name and hosting account
  • Figure out how to upload to your server using a FTP client
  • Design a simple ebay listing without photoshop
  • Design a PRO ebay listing template with or without the use of photoshop
  • Learn basic fundamentals of HTML editing and creating tables
  • Learn intermediate HTML editing and CSS
  • No longer use just text instead get to use images and be interactive with your listing!
  • Direct all links on your listing to your web server so it changes from a preview to a fully functional listing
  • Learn to upload and integrate a custom template into eBay's global platform

What is the target audience?

  • Complete beginners who are willing to work hard
  • Ebay sellers who want a REAL PROFFESSIONAL eBay listing
  • Existing eBay sellers who want to increase sales
  • Students who are aiming to achieve brand awareness and a custom look online
  • Anyone who would rather learn how to create their own listing rather than paying someone to create it
  • Anyone without coding or design experience can take this course
  • This course will not show you how to freelance and sell these new skills
  • If you are looking for a drag and drop style listing template this is not for you
  • Anyone who wants a PRO listing but does not want to register for hosting and use a FTP client then this is not for you

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Before we begin
Introduction
Preview
01:35
Listing preview
03:22
Why have a PROFESSIONAL eBay listing?
02:18
Section 2: Setting up a domain with free hosting
03:10

The other FREE alternative route you can take other than using a domain with FTP

If you want to skip this section after viewing this video then please go to:

Section 3: Creating your simple listing - Tables

OR if you want to skip the simple listing and get stuck in with the Pro listing please have a ftp site ready and go to:

Section 6: Prelude of the pro listing

04:23

We compare premium host services if you do not require free hosting

03:47

We cover how to register a domain name and a brief overview of the admin section

02:01

We go ahead and register for free hosting

02:56

In this lesson we learn what a FTP server is and how to utilize and use it

01:54

We change the DNS name servers so we can access our file server properly

Section 3: Cpanel and Email
03:09

Ever wonder what the cPanel is? In this lesson we cover a breif overview of the infamous cPanel

02:26

Why pay for a business email? We will create one for free in this lesson

Section 4: Creating your simple listing - Tables
Getting started
Preview
02:00
04:54

Get stuck in with Microsoft expression web 4 and learn to create the tables

05:01

We will be editing the tables with some more advanced features

Section 5: Creating the images and inserting them
04:18

Start to use GIMP and create the header first

06:21

We will create the additional images needed for this section

02:12

Lets go ahead and preview the images in our listing

05:54

Completing and editing the rest of the listing

04:29

Finally add some styles to the text

Section 6: Wrapping up on the simple listing
03:49

In this lesson we will transfer the files via FTP and update the links in the editor

01:53

Finally we wrap up and upload the listing to ebay

Section 7: Prelude of the pro listing
03:25

In this lesson we will go ahead and download the icons needed to add to our template

01:47

We will be downloading free commercial images that are needed for the professional eBay listing

04:17

We will be looking at the difference of the PNG and GIF format available to us

01:15

In this lesson we do a quick overview of what these images and icons are for

01:56

Lets go ahead and download the course files, these include alternate code that we need as well as links that we will use to shorten the time needed to create the listing

Section 8: Editing in Photoshop
01:06

A quick preview of what we shall create and why we need to create it

03:10

In this lecture we set up the document so were ready to start

08:52

In this lecture we go ahead and block out the colours and setup the header

04:12

In this lecture we go ahead and map out the colours and setup the footer

01:44

We map out the mid section where the images and description is placed

Section 9: Creating the icons
10:29

We will edit and create the icons needed to add some zazz to our listing template

06:11

We learn some new skills and add texture overlays to our icons

03:14

We make final tweaks so we are ultimately happy with the footer and show what other improvements can be made

Section 10: Logo and menu insertion
04:33

If you have a logo but its not saved as a PNG or GIF we edit it as a raster and then export it as a PNG

07:13

For anyone who does not have a logo we go ahead and quickly create a simple logo design

07:43

In this section we insert the logo and the text for the header

Section 11: Creating the slider
02:31

We setup the slider document so we can easily create all other images

04:35

We create the first slider, this will have some wow and dazzle to attract more customers

05:39

We edit and create the other slides and fast forward through the creation

04:24

We clean up and add other sliders into the mix which is beneficial for sales and to reduce customer complaints and insert it into photoshop template

Section 12: Finishing and slicing the template
02:34

We add any finishing touches needed to get the listing completed

02:53

As the title suggests so what is slicing in photoshop?

06:54

We slice up all the images needed for the listing and export them accordingly

02:47

So now everythings sliced but what isit for? What are these new skills we have learned, this lessons covers what this slicing business is about but more importantly why it is needed

Section 13: Creating the images in GIMP
00:52

We preview what this section is all about and what we will be making

08:08

We prepare and create the icons needed for our footer images

05:03

We've created the footer icons now its time to combine it all and export the files

04:24

As done in the photoshop lecture we go ahead and prepare our exisitng logo so we can place it into the listing without a hitch

08:30

For anyone who has no logo we go ahead and create one as we did in photoshop

09:37

We create the same sliders that we made in Photoshop, in GIMP

03:07

We finish off by creating the smaller additional files needed to create the listing

Section 14: Editing with code
Section Preview and what to expect
Preview
01:23
05:52

We go ahead and setup the work space for microsoft expression web 4

Section 15: Slider
02:55

We look at the nivo slider and jquery and how we will implemnt it into the listing

09:14

We edit and insert the slider into our listing

07:31

We make some final tweaks so everything is working fine

Section 16: Compiling the header
03:12

We create the tables and insert the background colour

05:29

We go ahead and pop in the text for the clickable menu

06:20

We add the search box and insert the hidden functions for the search

Section 17: Adding the mid section and product photos
04:27

We do a quick copy and paste for the mid section to fast foward the process of creating a mid section from scartch

09:15

As the title suggests we insert product test photos into our listing

08:02

We insert the terms and conditions section and have a look how to delete and add content from it

Section 18: Editing and inserting the footer
01:19

We go ahead and create and split the tables for the footer section so we can insert the releavnt images

02:50

We insert images as a preview so we can view it in our browser

Section 19: Finishing off
03:21

We add the necessary code so when our mouse rolls over the logo it changes it image to our slogan

07:59

In this lecture we insert the small search bar and icon and we make it so it links to your ebay site

12:12

In this lesson we upload all our raw files to our FTP server so they are ready for linking and also where we can find our links

08:08

We go ahead and link the files used by our listing to the FTP server

07:52

In this lesson we add other links such as email and hyperlinks so users can click them with ease and have them re-dircted to your ebay shop.

07:01

If you have had any issues with creating the listing view this section for common problems that can occur and how to get them rectified.

Section 20: Uploading to eBay
08:02

I talk about the best practices used to upload the eBay template to ebay

01:55

We finally view our listing in all its glory and see it live in ACTION!

Section 21: Customizing the listing
Before we begin
Preview
00:40
15:00

Editing the backgrounds to change the look of our listing as well as the colour themes

07:38

Changing colours and other tweaks to make our listing more majical

01:53

A big thankyou for everyone who took this course we have now come to the end and if you have any questions dont be shy to ask questions

Few final words
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