You will need to open an account with a Bitcoin exchange or a Bitcoin broker. The exchange or broker will connect you with other traders. Their job is therefore to offer a trading platform to Bitcoin traders. Your choice of broker or platform will depend on factors such as trading fees, eligibility of your country of residence, minimum and maximum operating balances of the platform, funding and withdrawal methods available, as well as account verification. Overall, most Bitcoin trading platforms have an easy and simple account opening process.