Craigslist Made Easy and Safe
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Craigslist Made Easy and Safe

Sell on Craigslist the safe and easy way! Craigslist beats ebay any day! Now YOU Can List on Craigs List.
4.4 (22 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.
2,660 students enrolled
Created by Jim Britton
Last updated 12/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 18 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Use a Number of Different Strategies in Order to Successfully Sell Products or Services on Craigslist
  • Create Listings on Craigslist That Position Your Items to Get the Most Response From Buyers on Craigslist
  • Know How to Safely Sell on Craigslist
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Requirements
  • Nothing is needed other than a Craigslist account and a desire to sell some items or services on Craigslist
Description

More than 60 million people each month use Craigslist in the US. 

There is a ton of opportunity on Craigslist and it is being done safely.  With a little savvy, you can easily sell on Craigslist.

Learn How To Make Your Items More Likely to Sell.

  • Use a Number of Different Strategies in Order to Successfully Sell Products or Services on Craigslist
  • Create Listings on Craigslist That Position Your Items to Get the Most Response From Buyers on Craigslist
  • Know How to Safely Sell on Craigslist

Post and Sell Items on Craigslist Safely  

This is not one of those high pressure “you can make a living selling on Craigslist!”  courses. I bring you practical methods for selling thing on Craigslist to make a few extra dollars. If you want to learn how to “Make Big Bucks Selling on Craigslist”  this is not the course for you.             

This course is best for people who are relatively new to selling on Craigslist, and would like to learn some strategies for selling their items on Craigslist.

Intermediate sellers may gain some new insight, or might benefit from a review of some common practices that improve results for selling on Craigslist.

Craigslist is a great nationwide garage sale, and there is much to be found for deals for both buyers and sellers. It’s a great way to move some of the extra items you have, make a few extra dollars, or even develop a nice side hustle by selling goods or services on Craigslist.

Upon completion students will feel confident in their abilities to list items for sale on Craigslist. They will also be secure in their knowledge of how to transact commerce in a safe fashion that benefits both the buyer and the seller.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for people who would like to learn some new strategies for selling their items on Craigslist.
  • This course is not for advanced sellers. Some intermediate sellers may gain some new insight, or might benefit from a review of some common practices that improve results for selling on Craigslist
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Curriculum For This Course
19 Lectures
04:43:40
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Why Craigslist?
4 Lectures 12:40

A Brief Explanation of What You Will You Learn From This Course.

Preview 01:27

Don’t know enough about Craigslist to explore its fullest potential? Watch this lesson and learn more!

Preview 02:22

Learn why Craigslist is a better marketplace than eBay!

Lecture 3: Why is Craigslist BETTER than eBay? A Bit of History......
04:02

Learn how to take control of the transaction to make you the money you deserve....

Lecture 4: The Local Pick-Up Only Strategy
04:49
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Introduction to Strategies For Best Results on Craigslist
2 Lectures 05:52

Philosophy and Best Practices for Selling on Craiglist. In this lesson I will explain the foundation of a combination strategy for selling on Craigslist and ebay with ebay being the secondary choice.

Preview 01:34

Ideas for what kind of products or services to sell on Craigslist, and where we might find them.

Lecture 6: What Can You Sell On Craigslist?
04:18
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9 Strategies For Selling on Craigslist
8 Lectures 32:32

Why it's important to keep you ad on top, and manual re-list instructions.

Preview 05:15

Pictures and Details: Second only to Headlines. Learn some fundamental practices that are important for sellers. This is what buyers really notice!


Lecture 8: Two More Strategies (#2 & #3) For Selling On Craigslist
02:58

Make sure you do your research HOMEWORK before posting. How to set your price.

Lecture 9: Strategy # 4 Do Your Homework!
04:11

Some advice on a couple of more strategies: Bundling & Good Communication Practices.

Lecture 10: Strategies # 5 & 6 : Bundling & Communication advice
04:43

Some Advice on How to Create Killer Product Decriptions!

Lecture 11: Strategy # 7: Focus On Your Description
03:07

This Lecture will give you some great tips on how to pick the optimum title for your item or service. After viewing this lecture you should have a solid understanding of how to create a title that attracts maximum interest from potential purchasers.

Lecture 12: Strategy # 8 Part I: Refining Your Title
04:59

An explanation of the advanced marketing technique known as "Violating Expectancy." This is a technique you can use for selling items or services anywhere-not just on Craigslist!

Lecture 13: Strategy # 8 Part II: The Expectancy Violations Theory
02:50

What Keywords are, how to use them, and where to put them in your ads. Even if you understand what keywords are, this might re-inforce the importance of their emphasis.

Lecture 14: Strategy # 9: The Importance of Keywords
04:29
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Section 4 : Frequently Asked Questions
1 Lecture 06:22

Here's the answer to a few commonly asked questions about selling on Craiglist.

Lecture 15: A Few FAQs
06:22
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Section 5: How to Safely Negotiate the Seller Contact Sequence
2 Lectures 07:45

After completing this lecture, students will have an understanding of how easy the selling sequence is, and how taking some simple precautions make sor safe transactions on Craigslist.

Lecture 16: How to Safely Negotiate the Seller Contact Sequence
04:38

More Important Points About Safety. Always good to review.

Lecture 17: A Few More Words About Safety
03:07
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Section 6: The Finish Line
2 Lectures 03:29

A Few Final Points and  What to do if you’re not getting responses for your item:

Lecture 18: At Last! The Finish Line...
02:10

We wish you the best of luck in making Craigslist a great source for your own benefit!

Lecture 19: Conclusion
01:19
About the Instructor
Jim Britton
4.7 Average rating
49 Reviews
4,074 Students
3 Courses
Honor Graduate Audio Institute of America: Audio Engineer

A little about myself and my background:

I own a home studio which I named “Music In Your Life Studios” in a small town in New Hampshire. While I never really aimed to make it to the “big time” I do have extensive experience working with music and sound production and sound recording.

Right after College, I spent several years in a couple of different a bands that played in clubs in and around Boston. (Don’t worry you’ve never heard of either one of them.) The city clubs had their own sound systems and sound engineers, so all we had to do was set up and play. While in Boston, I got my first taste of studio recording as our band also made demo recordings in two different area studios.

While we did get some minor notoriety and some sparse airplay on the radio, the real take away was that I was really fascinated by the recording process and making recordings. Ultimately, after a few years of learning how competitive the music business was, I decided I wanted to move back closer to our family’s home in New Hampshire. I changed my goal to play in bands only for fun, and to have my own home studio. I took a course in Audio Recording, and graduated as an honor student.

At the same time, I found a way to make a living combining my interests in music with my interests in sound production. I had been a DJ at my College radio station all 4 years of College, and so plagued the local commercial radio station until they hired me. Over the next few years I began to assemble the first vestiges of a home studio beginning with first a four track cassette recorder, and then graduating to 8 track reel to reel. I then moved on to 16 track Digital, and finally to the unlimited tracks that can now be had through modern recording software. (I started with Pro Tools LE, and now use Cakewalks’ Sonar.) I also gained a ton of insight in to the mechanics of sound and recording, both working at the radio station, and in my home studio.

Meanwhile I was still hacking around playing in a couple of garage bands-one big difference- was when we were playing gigs around rural New Hampshire and Vermont we had to do our own audio. SO naturally I became the sound engineer for the band, working sound at the same time as playing, which as anyone who has done it knows, can be quite a trick.

One of the opportunities our band had at the time was to play in a local Battle of the Bands competition. But, in to participate, we had to have a CD in order to enter. At that time, I was in no position to be able to pull off a professional grade recording, so off we trekked to a local recording studio that had done extensive work for professional broadcast. Once again, I got to spend a fair amount of time in a pro studio learning and watching how everything from laying down tracks to editing to mix down all worked. I continued to be fascinated…..

Ultimately the late night schlepping of equipment, low pay, cigarette inhalation, and personal dynamics of working with people who had changing priorities, put more focus on recording things at home. I did spend a couple of years playing solo gigs and doing open mikes, but that wasn’t as much fun as making my own recordings. I also made one more foray into a pro studio recording and released a single of an original song called “Miss New Hampshire” just for fun. That recording was released through CD Baby (a service some of you may already be familiar with), I later partnered with them to become a ****Certified Home Studio Partner*****

There is still one more twist to this story, and then I swear…I’ll wrap it up……! After running a successful on-line business selling music instruction materials, I eventually got into to giving music lessons to students on guitar and drums. The on-line business was soon cannibalized by former customers who became imitators, and then the big dog ....Amazon .com moved in-I had to make another shift. I moved into the world of education, and taught music at a local elementary school as a supplement to giving lessons. I also worked as a part-time recruiter at the local Community College, which eventually parlayed itself into a full time gig in the College’s Continuing Education Department. While working in Continuing Education, I developed and taught a number of music and recording related course. I also taught business classes on line for College Credit as well as providing independent studies for a couple of students-as the College did not have a music program.

All of this combined experience is what has brought me here today. Now that you know my story, it is my proud honor to share some of the knowledge that I have gained over time with you-so that you can reach for your dreams, expand your hobby, or just plain have fun learning about something you love! Let’s move on and begin to learn more about sound….