NF51 - eBay 2: Beginners' Selling on eBay

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Course eBay 2: Beginners' Selling on eBay

This is a basic introduction to selling on eBay course and it covers:
• Overview of the selling part of your eBay account (explaining the menus)
• Different selling options (Auction, Buy It Now, using Best Offer)
• Checking, measuring and weighing your item
• How to photograph your item
• Researching your item
• Describing your item and creating the best title possible to maximise selling
• Pricing your item for the different selling options – calculating eBay and PayPal fees
• How to deal with and calculate posting cost
• Messages and communication with buyers
• Posting your item
• Feedback – how it works, what is measured and the importance of it
• Returns and refunds – your rights and responsibilities
• What if things don’t go well? – how to deal with mishaps

Required Skills Basic computer skills. Ability to log into your eBay account from a public computer (i.e. know your email address associated with your eBay account and your password). Please note: You MUST have eBay and PayPal accounts set up, connected to each other and running and • at least 10 feedbacks received on your eBay account (as a buyer) or • have attended Introduction to Buying on eBay – Beginners
Teaching Method Teaching will be mostly group work, discussion and practical work.
Outcomes At the end of this course you will be able to: • Sell items on eBay via Auction, Buy It Now and Best Offer options • Communicate through eBay with buyers if needed • Deal with returns and refunds if needed • Know your eBay selling rights and responsibilities.
Materials required Need to bring: • A small item to work with and potentially list for selling online during the session (no foods, no drinks, no explosives and no weapons or weapon shaped items please) • Optional: pen and paper if you want to take notes
Homework required Optional: It would be useful if learners can bring a small item they would like to list in order to work with and make progress during the session towards listing it (no foods, no drinks, no explosives and no weapons or weapon shaped items please) This is not compulsory as the tutor can provide items for practice.
Assessment At the start of the course you will be given your own individual learning plan. Your tutor will record your entry level and together you will track your progress and achievements.
Progression to We will support learners to make informed choices about their next steps by providing appropriate individual and/or group information, advice, and/or guidance tailored to need and desired outcomes. Other IT related courses at this centre include Social Media for Beginners, Windows 10 and Microsoft Word.
Duration 1 session
Start Date Saturday Feb 2, 2019
Course Costs £25.00
Concessions £20.00
Timing-start 10:30 am
Timing-end 12:30 pm
Course Code NF51
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