Online Sourcing Made Easy
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Online Sourcing Made Easy

Learn how to constantly find products online to purchase for resale with hands on training from Chris Wilkey
4.6 (225 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.
2,694 students enrolled
Created by Chris Wilkey
Last updated 11/2015
Current price: $10 Original price: $55 Discount: 82% off
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  • 5.5 hours on-demand video
  • 11 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Easily find products online that can be resold for profit.
  • Use online tools to compare prices across the Internet
  • Understand what makes an item a good purchase
  • Read price history and sales rank history charts
  • Increase the amount of inventory that can be purchased for resale
View Curriculum
  • Download Google Chrome (I will show you how to do this in the class).
  • Have an Amazon seller account
  • Interest in finding items to sell online

Online Sourcing Made Easy is a course that is designed to train the student to continually find items online to purchase for resell. Chris Wilkey is a master in the art of finding items to sell of Amazon and he wants to share his knowledge with you through this course.

This course will consist of some videos and walk throughs of the techniques used to find price differences across sites such as Amazon, Walmart, BestBuy, eBay, and many other sites. Once we are able to find these price differences, I will show you how to determine an item is something that would be good for resale.

After you finish this course, you should be comfortable finding products online and knowing when to pull the trigger on a purchase.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for anyone who has an interest in sourcing products online for resale. This course will cover all of the basics and go into some advanced concepts that can help even the most experienced online sellers.
Curriculum For This Course
54 Lectures
Introduction to the Course
1 Lecture 01:47

This section will introduce the course and go through what will be covered.

Preview 01:47
The Basics of Sourcing
5 Lectures 23:31

Before we get started with online sourcing, we need to get the right web browser installed on your computer.

Preview 02:32

To be as effiecent as possible, you will need to make sure to install the following extensions.

Installing the Chrome Extensions

Types of Sourcing

Understanding the economics behind the price differences is something that is key for any person who is buying and selling items online.

Preview 04:10

One of the most useful tools for an online seller.

FBA Calculator

Basics of Online Sourcing
5 questions
Understanding Price History and Sales Rank
8 Lectures 58:11

Your business model is one of the most important things you need to set before you start sourcing online. This video gives you some examples of what you need to do to build out your criteria for buying items.

Preview 04:56

Reading Price History Charts

Bonus - Reading Keepa Charts 101

Price history is only half of the equation. You need to also understand the sales rank history to make educated purchasing decsions.

Understanding Sales Rank History

Bonus - Why Checking Sales Rank is Important

Bonus - What I Look for in an Item
2 pages

Bonus - Building Your Amazon Portfolio
6 pages

Bonus - How Deep Should You Go?
3 pages
20 Lectures 02:39:04
Rules for Buying and Reselling from Amazon

Bonus - Why I Love To Sell on Amazon
2 pages

Bonus - How to Buy and Resell from Amazon
2 pages

Bonus - Amazon to Amazon Flipping Basics

One of my favorite tools to start online sourcing is Keepa. This is a tool that track the price history of items on Amazon and also tracks prices drops. This is bookmarked on my favorites bar and is the first site I visit each day that I source online.

Keepa Part #1

This is part #2 of the Keepa introduction video.

Keepa Part #2

Rabbit Holes

A tool that is very helpful with sales ranks and price history.

Camel Camel Camel

Another great tool that can be used for online sourcing.

The Tracktor

What to know how to get an alert that a price has dropped? If so, this video shows you how to do it.

Setting a Price Alert

Another great website to start your online sourcing is SHH Our Little Secret. This video shows you how I use it and how you can start finding some deals and some leads from this deal finding site.

Shh Deals

If you like (or would like) to run advanced searches on Amazon, Great Deals for Real is the site you want to visit. I love using it to get my sourcing started and I always end up finding a great deal or two.

Preview 11:18

My favorite paid tool that really shows you the power of online sourcing.


Preview 11:49
Bonus - OAXRay Deal Finding Session

Bonus - Keepa Charts on OAXRay

Other Websites

Bonus -

Bonus - Finding a Place To Start

Bonus - Other Ways to Find Products
Saving Money
8 Lectures 20:49

TopCashBack is a website that gives you a percentage of cashback for each online purchase you make. I find it tends to have the best cashback for most sites, but it should be added to your list of bookmarks on Google Chrome.

Preview 02:48

Just another site that you can add to your cash back list.

Fat Wallet
01:53 is a great site that allows you to buy discounted gift cards to help reduce the cost of your inventory.


This is a easy tool that automatically watches for price drops on your Amazon purchases and then files a claim to get your money back!

Preview 02:31

Bonus - Stacking Coupon Codes

Bonus - The Easiest Way To Boost Profit by 10%+
3 pages

Bonus - Making Money on the Front End
4 pages
Course Summary
4 Lectures 08:24
Course Summary

Didn't get enough information about selling on Amazon? We invite you to join us on our blog where you can continue to learn more about buying and selling items through Amazon.

FBA Master Website

The FBA Master Facebook group is a free online community of online sellers that exists to teach and help sellers of all skill levels. Make sure to join and ask a ton of questions.

Preview 03:14

Another great free resource we offer through Facebook to help you with the deal finding process.

Godfather Deals
Bonus Material
8 Lectures 01:05:41

Bonus - Tools for Online Sourcing

Bonus - My Take on Fast Moving Products

Bonus - Silent Sourcing

Bonus - The Basics of Sourcing Shoes
4 pages

Bonus - Tips and Tricks for Best Buy Sourcing
4 pages

Bonus - Product Sourcing
6 pages

Bonus - Replenishables
6 pages
About the Instructor
Chris Wilkey
4.5 Average rating
389 Reviews
7,455 Students
9 Courses
Amazon FBA Master

Chris Wilkey is the founder and CEO of Hosskey Consulting; a social/digital media consulting agency. Over the past five years, Chris has worked for companies such as RE/MAX, Apple, Barnes & Noble, and the Indianapolis American Marketing Association (Indy AMA) and has helped them create communities online. Chris now serves on the board of the Indy AMA and also runs a DJ company on the weekends. He is a serial entrepreneur who has a passion for helping small businesses succeed.