How to get the best out of eBay
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How to get the best out of eBay

Learn the best practices to maximise your user experience in both buying and selling on eBay
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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.
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Last updated 6/2013
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  • 5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • To educate you on the best eBay practices
  • To highlight how easy it is to use eBay
  • To inspire you to let eBay be part of your online interests
  • To be confident in both the buying and selling aspects of eBay
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  • You are enthusiastic in learning new things
  • There are no age restrictions to take this course but 18 years old when creating the eBay account

During this course, you will discover the world on the online phenomenon of eBay. It is interactive, user-friendly and fun for anyone wanting to learn more about this amazing platform. I, myself am not an eBay employee but a registered user who wants to ensure that future ebay users have the know-how to 'get the most out of eBay'.

I am a regular user and during this course, I have shared my knowledge and insight to show you how easy it is to use. I would recommend in looking below at the curriculum to see what is included.

Please share this page with your friends so that others can benefit from this course.


Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who has wondered how eBay works
  • Anyone with online interests in buying and selling
  • Anyone interested in starting up an individual account or indeed, a shop / business on eBay
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Curriculum For This Course
29 Lectures
eBay basics
5 Lectures 36:50

You can see with this video, just how effortless it is to set up an account. It is also hassle-free really.
Preview 03:38

Your guide to exploring eBay's user agreement when you sign up.
Preview 13:11

Find out what the buyer protection actually is and why it means for eBay buyers.
What is the buyer protection policy?

Learn how you can create your own Paypal account and understand how it links to eBay.
Setting up a Paypal account
Navigating through the site and buying on eBay
6 Lectures 53:06
Here, you can find out what to look out for when doing a basic search.
Doing a simple and basic search

This is the opporunity to look at advanced searches and what they actually are.
Doing an advanced search

An insight as to what a simple listing looks like. It looks into decription layout as well.
Looking at listings with simple examples

Here, you  will be able to see the listings in more detail.
Looking at listings with more advanced examples

How you can buy something on eBay and look at certain search criteria.
A look at relevant search criteria and making a purchase

You can find all the tips to enhance and improve on your listing when you are selling on eBay here. Simple pointers that make a lot of difference.
Enquiring and asking about an item
Selling an item
7 Lectures 01:29:03
This is a key lecture as it shows you how to simply list an item.
How to sell using the easy listing format

Here is a look at how you would sell using more features.
How to sell with more options

Here, you can find how to use simple tricks to aid the quality and impact, when you sell on eBay.  The supplementary material is about photographs and how important they are when selling.

Useful techniques of enhancing your listing

Learn what to do when you sell an item. It is easier than what you may think.
Managing your sales

An insight into what fees are involved when selling on eBay as a private individual.
What are eBay's sellers' fees?

We learn the advantages of selling internationally via eBay's global sites.

Selling in an international market

Find out why the postage price is important for both buyers and sellers.
Postage price is right
Maintaining 'My eBay'
6 Lectures 01:10:40
This lecture focuses on what the main activities are in 'My eBay'
All of your activities explained

Understand exactly why feedback is used. It maintains a sound transaction.
What is feedback used for?

You will learn what to do if a dispute arises on eBay.
In dispute about an item and the resolution center

You will learn about changing account settings as well as what the icons mean on 'My eBay' summary.
Account settings and a look through the icons used in 'My eBay'

Here is a guide to managing your messages through eBay with just a few clicks of the mouse to navigate around them.
Managing your messages

Here is how you can take advantage of the 'eBay Community'. It is there to be used and can really help when you first start out on the site.
What is the 'eBay Community'?
Setting up as a business on eBay
3 Lectures 38:38
This lecture answers the question in the title. It really is easy to set up a business / shop on eBay for you.
Is it easy to set up a business / shop on eBay?....Yes!

The pricing structure

A guide to understanding why having an eBay business / shop can be so rewarding.

Main advantages of having a business / shop
An overview of the course
2 Lectures 04:05

Words of wisdom and what, hopefully, you can take with you from participating in this course.


I wish you the best of luck in the future!

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About the Instructor
MJW Learning Solutions: Mark Webster
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Internet Entrepreneur

I am an internet-based entrepreneur with valuable teaching experience both online and in the classroom. I have a whole host of interests, ranging from languages, to poker, to sports and many more.

MJW Learning Solutions is my holding portfolio which includes courses and other educational teaching.

I spend a lot of time online with my business interests and I love the idea that I can provide for the demand of online e-learning and teaching. I am also a qualified football referee, for which I really enjoy. My aim is to use various media and examples to make my courses fun and interesting to learn. I will also be including PDF files and other free things within some of the courses. In the near future, my creativity will turn into my own ebook which will be published.