Online Arbitrage - Buy Products Online to Resell
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Online Arbitrage - Buy Products Online to Resell

Get inventory shipped right to your door! Turn around and sell it back online. This course shows you how.
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4.3 (306 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.
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Created by Chris Green
Last updated 7/2015
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  • 9 hours on-demand video
  • 44 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of the course, you'll be able to find and evaluate products online for potential resale.
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  • Marketplace knowledge (Amazon, eBay) is useful but not necessary. Once inventory is acquired, students will have to sell it.
  • Computer, Chrome browser, Internet connection

Ever wondered how online sellers are able to get the hottest products at the best prices in order to resell them for a profit? This course will show you exactly how they do it!

Online Arbitrage is the practice of purchasing items online to be resold online for big profits.

In this course, we'll look extensively at ways to do research online, from home, so that you know what products are in demand. We'll also look at ways to monitor and track prices and stock levels so that you always get the best deals.

By the end of this course, you'll have a firm understanding of the Online Arbitrage business model and the confidence to consistently find profitable products to resell for big profits.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone can use this course to find profitable inventory to resell and have it delivered right to their door.
  • Ideal for Amazon and eBay sellers looking for additional inventory sources.
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Curriculum For This Course
117 Lectures
Online Arbitrage - Sourcing Profitable Inventory to Resell for Big Profits
7 Lectures 35:42

In this lecture, Chris Green, author of Online Arbitrage, welcomes Udemy students and explains the outline of the course.

Preview 13:14

This lecture serves as the introduction to the course on Online Arbitrage.

Preview 10 pages

I placed a large order from Disney Store online for some Online Arbitrage. This is what happened to my email the day it was all delivered.

Preview 01:20

In this video, I show you how easy it is to find profitable deals right on the homepages of major price tracking websites.

Preview 02:52

Amazon dropped the price on some big-ticket items in the Sports & Outdoors category. Come see what I bought!

Preview 10:55

This is a full explanation of a deal that I did from The Disney Store Online. It starts with their promotional email, shows exactly what I purchased, and breaks down all of the profit per item.

Preview 20 pages

Viewing TheTracktor Movers list, we find a new toy that closely resembles a very profitable item from fourth quarter 2013. Did we stumble onto the breakout hot toy of 2014? Time will tell.

Preview 07:21
Introduction to Online Arbitrage
4 Lectures 04:16

This lecture serves as an introduction to exactly what Online Arbitrage is and how you can benefit from learning about the buying strategies in this course.

Preview 5 pages

This video is just to make people aware of what happens when you search Amazon for items to resell. If you end up finding the same items as other sellers, you may end up making BOLO lists.

Preview 04:16

This lecture outlines the differences between buying at retail stores compared to buying online.

Preview 3 pages

In this lecture, we set the start with where to start on your Online Arbitrage journey.

Preview 4 pages
Tools, Hardware, Extensions
11 Lectures 47:26

This is a very important lecture that outlines many of the tools, programs, and browser extensions that you will use to make Online Arbitrage both easy and fun.

Preview 24 pages

Keepa is one of the most used and useful browser extensions and websites. This lecture serves as an in-depth look at this great tool.

Preview 15 pages

In this video, we see an example of using to quickly find and evaluate potential deals.

Preview 04:30

This bonus video goes in depth explaining what Keepa is.

Preview 13:38

CamelCamelCamel is another great tool and website that gets an in-depth analysis in this lecture.

Preview 5 pages

In this video, we walk through how to use CamelCamelCamel to find deals to resell.

Preview 17:04

PriceZombie shows amazing price information for many online retailers and is not just focused on Amazon.

Preview 2 pages

TheTracktor Movers is a great place to do deal research. This lecture is an in-depth look at the site.

Preview 4 pages

In this video, get a quick rundown of the features of and how to use it fo quickly find and evaulate Online Arbitrage opportunities.

Preview 03:16
Social Media and Google
3 Lectures 10:52

Social media is often overlooked as a way to do online research into the hottest products and brands. In this lecture, learn how to use social media and searching to your advantage.

Social Media (Follow & Search)
7 pages

So many times the answer is just a Google search away. Learn how to use Google optimally to do product research online.

Google is your Friend
6 pages

In this video, learn how to do product research on a new line of products right from home on your computer.

Learning about My Little Pony toys from Toys R Us, Target, Amazon, and Hasbro
Sourcing on and Deals vs. Duds
11 Lectures 59:00

Amazon can be one of the biggest sources of Online Arbitrage inventory. There are so many ways to do product research and set up price and in-stock alerts. This lecture will outline the upcoming videos.

Sourcing on
65 pages

In this video, see an example of the finding items with a supressed Buy Box and how you can use these types of items to setup BOLO alerts.

Online Arbitrage - Amazon Suppressed Buy Box

In this video, I walk through some deals that hit the Amazon Movers & Shakers page for TOYS and talk about Keepa, settings up Alerts, Frustration Free Packaging options, and Oversize concerns.

Movers & Shakers, Keepa, Alerts, Frustration Free Packaging, Oversize, and MORE

In this video, watch how fast and easy it is to quickly evaluate items listed on the Amazon Movers & Shakers pages as potential deals to buy and resell for a profit.

Quickly evaluating items from the Amazon Movers & Shakers list – TOYS

In this video, see how simply checking the Amazon Movers & Shakers pages can show you entire lines of products that are on sale from and some at prices low enough to make a profit on.

Amazon Movers & Shakers - NERF Toys on sale

In this video, we look at how easy it is to find profitable products to resell using the Amazon Movers & Shakers pages. Example: Paw Patrol

Paw Patrol Research and Alerts from Amazon Movers & Shakers Pages

In this video, we use Amazon search strategies to find out of stock items and then search for their sources.

Searching for Out Of Stock (OOS) Paw Patrol Toys on

When you buy out Amazon on a product to resell, sometimes you can have trouble finding the ASIN once you're ready to go back and list the item for sale. Use the PARENT ASIN on the Add A Product page in Seller Central to see all Child variations.

Online Arbitrage - Finding the Amazon Listing for Sold Out Amazon Items

Not every deal that looks like a deal is actually a deal. Learn what to look for to spots 'false positive' deals and avoid making bad purchases.

Deals vs. Duds
9 pages

When a good deal isn't as good as you think. Sometimes you find an item that looks to be profitable but the data can help you avoid making bad buying decisions (and data never lies).

Online Arbitrage - When a good deal isn't as good as you think

In this video, see an example of how just because an item has a big discount on a deal site like, it doesn't necessarily mean that the deal is legit.

Online Arbitrage Deal Due Diligence -
Rabbit Trails
7 Lectures 01:00:56

Rabbit Trails consists of following the clues from one hot product to the next. Learning how to follow your own rabbit trails will be one of the biggest money making skills that you can learn. This section will show you how with many graet examples.

Rabbit Trails
23 pages

In this video, we follow a rabbit trail started at and end up finding some replenishable ALmond Joy candy.

Online Arbitrage Rabbit Trails - TheTracktor Almond Joy Candy Replenishables

In this video, we explore items first found on Top Price Drops and see if we can find other deals.

Online Arbitrage Rabbit Trail - CamelCamelCamel Dog Treats

In this video, we follow the rabbit trail from Keepa Deals to finding popular Starburst candy that is out of stock on that is readily available at Wal-Mart and

Online Arbitrage Rabbit Trail - Keepa Deals to Wal-Mart Starburst Candy

In this video, I start on the Movers & Shakers page but end up on eBay looking at high priced NERF guns.

Amazon Movers & Shakers Rabbit Trail to eBay - NERF GUNS

In this video, we follow a rabbit trail from Pricenoia and find some How To Train Your Dragon 2 BOLOs using tools like Keepa, CamelCamelCamel, Google, and Google Images.

BOLO Hunting with Pricenoia, Keepa, CamelCamelCamel, Google, and ToyWiz

In this video, we see a $300 lawn mower drop down to $60 from Amazon and we follow the trali to find a $1,000 flag being sold for $90 (spoiler alert; I bought it).

Online Arbitrage - Rabbit Trail Deals, Lawn Mowers, and $1,000 American Flags
Learning New Product Lines
6 Lectures 18:00

Learning new product lines is very profitable. Learn tips and tricks in this lecture to learn any new product line in no time.

Learn a Line
32 pages

In this video, we look at 'Girl in a Boy Line' toys, April O'Neil searches, Google, and Rabbit Trails.

TMNT April O'Neil Online Arbitrage, Google Searches, and Rabbit Trails

If you're planning on learning a new line, LEGO is easily one of the most profitable lines to sell.

Learn a Line: Highlight LEGO
13 pages

Learn how to use industry websites to stay on top of new products and trends.

Stay Current: Highlight ZOOLERT
5 pages

Do your homework at home and learn the ins and out of your favorite websites so that you can find deals faster as well as get the best prices using their own promotions.

Learn Your Favorite Websites
27 pages

Be the first to know by getting on store email lists and always bookmarking and checking their clearance sections.

Email Lists & Clearance Sections
4 pages
Timing the Market (Buying and Selling)
2 Lectures 00:00

Timing is everything. Learn why in this lecture.

Timing the Market
4 pages

Seasonal cycles, product cycles, clearance cycles. Learn them and know the best times to buy and sell.

Seasonal Sourcing
29 pages
Deals Aggregate Websites
4 Lectures 00:00

Let the computers do the work by letting them track items for you. Get alerts when prices drop and items come in stock.

Deals, Tracking, & Discussion
9 pages

Get an in-depth look at one of the best deal sourcing and deal discussion websites:

Deal Website Spotlight:
12 pages

Get an in-depth look at another great deal sourcing and deal discussion websites:

Deal Website Spotlight:
4 pages

Is there an app for that? You bet there is! Many apps, actually.

Deal Apps
2 pages
Buying Strategies: Coupons, Rebates, Cashback, Payments
3 Lectures 00:00

Once you've found a deal, be sure to check for coupons. Lower your price, increase your profit.

Get the Best Price COUPONS
3 pages

A deal is a deal but deals get sweeter with rebates and cashback. Learn how to get the most from rebate and cashback programs online.

Get the Best Price REBATES/CASH BACK
2 pages

You're buying the stuff anyway so you might as well max out some points, rewards, and perks.

Get the Best Price PAYMENT
4 pages
7 More Sections
About the Instructor
Chris Green
4.4 Average rating
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29,776 Students
5 Courses
Author, Speaker, Entrepreneur

Chris is the co-founder ScanPower, the premier suite of apps and programs for professional Amazon sellers, in 2010 with his business partner, Paul Retherford. He has been selling online since the '90s, has sold millions of dollars worth of products online, spoken at dozens of events across the country, mentored hundreds of online sellers, and published several books.In addition to helping hundreds of online sellers run profitable businesses, Chris enjoys leveraging new technologies such as on-demand printing, 3D printing, and drones. Look, if you sell products online, it doesn't matter what they are, where you got them or where you want to sell them. Just put the pieces together and make a profit. And if you have a passion for something, Chris can give you a dozen ideas on how to make that your fulltime job making good money.