Learn to Buy and Sell on eBay (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Learn to Buy and Sell on eBay (Self-Paced Tutorial)

Learn from an auction pro how to work from home or earn extra income by buying and selling goods online for top dollar. This course will teach you how to get noticed, value items, sell quickly, protect against fraud, and safely conduct financial transactions.

3 Months Access / 24 Course Hrs
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Online auctions match buyers with sellers in a global marketplace for almost any item. If you've ever dreamed of working from home or just earning extra income by buying and selling goods online, this course will guide you every step of the way!

In this course, you will gain all of the knowledge necessary for success in the online marketplace. You'll learn how to create titles that get noticed, how to craft advertising copy that sells items quickly and for top dollar, and how to create and upload photos of the items you are selling. You'll also learn how to safely conduct financial transactions, how to accept credit card payments, and how to pack and ship any item hassle-free. If you're a buyer, you'll learn how to value almost any item up for auction, how to get the best possible price, how to protect yourself against fraud, and how to compete effectively against other bidders.

Enrollment Options:
3 Months Access Course Code: T14305
No Instructor, Start Anytime
$100.00 USD


  1. Learning eBay's History and How to Navigate the Site
  2. Registration and Searching
  3. Auction Pages and the My eBay Section
  4. Bidding and Buying After the Auction
  5. Your First Sale
  6. The World of Digital Photography
  7. Basics of Pricing and Shipping
  8. Launching Your Auction
  9. Post-Sale Management
  10. Discussion Boards and Your Profile
  11. eBay Stores and Other Sellers' Resources
  12. Advanced Selling Topics



There are no prerequisites to take this course.


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC, Mac, or Chromebook.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.