Buying and Selling 101 -
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Learn the entire process of buying and selling using OfferUp, Craigslist, & Facebook
4.2 (13 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.
564 students enrolled
Created by Wayne Day
Last updated 11/2016
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $20 Discount: 50% off
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Make a profit buying items to resell locally
  • Learn where to find items to buy and sell and how to be a great negotiator.
  • Generate income starting with little to $0 in capital.
  • See the process I have used step-by-step to sell thousands of items using OfferUp, Craigslist, & Facebook.
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Requirements
  • Students will need access to a smartphone with camera and/or computer and camera plus a strong internet connection
Description

This course was designed to teach students to successfully generate income buying and selling items locally using the platforms OfferUp, Craigslist, and Facebook. I have bought and sold thousands of items over the last 8 years and in this course, I share with students all of my best secrets and strategies that I have learned along the way. Not only are these methods simple and easy to learn and apply, but they are extremely effective and crucial to your success in the business of buying and selling. I look forward to helping as many people as possible to gain freedom of time and financial independence.  Thank you!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is designed for beginners who have no experience buying and selling and also for seasoned sellers.
  • Anyone interested in learning how to generate additional income through the process of buying and selling items locally using OfferUp, Craigslist, & Facebook.
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Curriculum For This Course
29 Lectures
02:05:56
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Introduction
3 Lectures 09:48

A little about me and why we created this course

Preview 04:48

A little about me and why we made this course.

Preview 01:40

See my current business logs showing you the details of all of my recent transactions including how much I paid, how  long it took to sell and exactly how much profit I made on each item.

Preview 03:20
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Getting Started
3 Lectures 08:07

Understand why having a "niche" is important and how to find your own

Finding Your Niche
02:37

Here you will learn how you can gauge the value of your items new or used and how to test the market

How to Know What an Item is Worth
03:22

Learn where we find all of our best deals

Where to Find Items to Buy & Resell
02:08
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The Buying Process
7 Lectures 32:34

In this lecture you will be taken through the live process of finding deals using your phone!

Finding Deals Using OfferUp & Craigslist on your Phone
07:28

Live process of finding deals locally using your computer.

Finding Deals Using OfferUp & Craigslist on your PC/Browser
08:53

You can absolutely make money starting with little to $0 to buy with. In this lecture you will be given 3 main strategies you can use to make a profit starting from $0 using OfferUp, Facebook, & Craigslist.

Starting from $0
02:40

Learn how you can quickly and easily make serious cash using the free section on Craigslist.

Money in the Free Section
02:56

See real examples demonstrating how I have made thousands of dollars using the free section on Craigslist. 

Examples of How I've Made Money in the Free Section on Craigslist
04:14

Here you will learn the most important factor in securing a deal and exactly what you need to know before making the trip to view an item in person.

Before Going to Look at an Item in Person
02:45

Negotiation is one of the most important aspects of buying and selling. In this lecture I share with you my negotiation strategies that leave both parties happy and help you earn more. 

Negotiation Tactics
03:38
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Taking Great Photos of Your Item
6 Lectures 40:21

Great pictures are so important. But many people underestimate just HOW important they really are. Learn how to make your ads stand out above the rest with great pictures.

The Importance of Great Pictures
08:28

See real examples of good and bad photos and learn what makes great photos great.

Picture Examples: What to Do and What Not to Do
14:19

You can achieve top quality photos that stand out about the rest using these very simple and easy to learn techniques. 

Taking Eye-Catching Photos of Your Item Using Your Phone
04:32

Simple editing will bring your pictures from great to excellent and you can do it all from your smartphone!

Editing Photos on Your Phone
05:44

Learn how and why collages are great attention grabbers to potential buyers.

Creating Photo Collages to Make Your Ad Stand Out
03:20

Basic photo editing techniques using Adobe Photoshop on your PC. Simple post processing can take your photos from good to excellent!

Basic Photo Editing with Adobe Photohop on your PC
03:58
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Selling Methods
6 Lectures 24:03

Increase your selling success by following these simple selling tips.

Selling Tactics
04:23

The entire buying and selling process can be done all from your smartphone. See how to post your ad in minutes. 

Posting an Ad Directly From Your Phone
03:03

Learn how to host your own online yard sale using Facebook Groups!

Online Yard Sales and How to Have One!
03:55

Generating a following on Facebook is one of the best ways to increase your sales. Learn why in this lecture. 

Why Creating a Facebook Following is Important
04:45

See our Facebook business page and how we have organically grown our following consistently!

Facebook Page Example & How to Generate a Generic Following
04:01

Keep your ads fresh and easily accessible to potential buyers on Facebook!

Bumping Facebook Ads
03:56
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BONUS
2 Lectures 07:46

See a live buy from purchase to photos, to posting the ad, to making the sale. This was a $350 profit made in one day.

Live Process of Buying and Selling Beginning to End
05:16

Here you will see the live process of a deal I picked up for free and made $330 profit on in one day. 

Live Process of Making Money in the Free Section Beginning to End
02:30
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Wrap Up
2 Lectures 03:17

Safety should be of top priority when buying and selling. While we have made thousands of transactions (most out of our home) there has never been an issue for us in regards to safety. Be smart and always follow your instincts. 

Preview 02:05

Thank you so much for taking this course!

Conclusion
01:12
About the Instructor
Wayne Day
4.2 Average rating
13 Reviews
564 Students
1 Course
Entrepreneur, Internet Marketer, Instructor

I am an entrepreneur, husband, and father with an extensive background in sales and recommerce.  I have over 8 years of experience in the industry of buying and re-selling on OfferUp, Facebook, and Craigslist. It is something I greatly enjoy doing. It is my ambition and my goal to find and teach innovative ways for everyday people, like me and you, to earn extra income, start a new business, and achieve their goals.