Steps to List and Sell Your Items from around the House

canada goose coats on sale I think many don’t realize just how computer savvy they really are. If you can register for a twitter, facebook or instagram, and upload photos, videos and links, you can probably sell on ebay. canada goose coats on sale

canada goose clearance sale I started selling on ebay out of necessity. I was an at home mom with two small children. We lived in a rural area and even if I could work outside the home, more than half my salary would have gone for daycare. Even canadian goose jacket now, I work as a substitute teacher and so do not have income for most of canada goose black friday sale the summer and during school vacations. I supplement my teaching income with ebay. I canada goose coats average a little over $300 a month in sales. canada goose clearance sale

uk canada goose I have several friends who started selling on ebay. They have common issues with figuring out how to ship, how much postage to charge and how much to sell their items for. uk canada goose

This hub will walk you through the steps I typically go through to sell an item. In this case, it’s a pair of Converse All Stars Sneakers my son wore a few times and does not want anymore. I told him I will sell these and give him the money to help purchase a new pair.

Searching ebay ListingsStep 1: I started out by typing in ‘converse’ and searching under men’s shoe category. As you can see I ended up with a search result of 21,469. Canada Goose Outlet At this point I know that most of these will not be the same as what I’m selling. However, I don’t want to add things like the size, color, or material at this point. This is my personal preference because a lot of people will not add those specifics in their canada goose outlet description and cheap Canada Goose I want to get as many listings as possible that are the same as or similar to what I’m selling.

Step 2: I use the ebay system to search for the correct size. The options are on the left side of the page. I clicked on ‘see all’ and then size 13. Now I have about 469 items. buy canada goose jacket cheap That’s a huge step down from over 21,000! I prefer to search for the canada goose store size this way instead of in the search box because even if the size is not in the title, the seller will have to enter the size in their listing options.

Step 3: I select pre owned and narrow the search results down to 48. At this point, I can check out my competition and see who else is selling the same item and for how much.

Step 4: Now I want to see the completed items. What has sold, what has not sold and the prices. I am sure these sneakers will sell if the canada goose deals price is right. But every so often I will have an item to sell and either, it’s not selling at all or the price is so low it’s not worth the trouble in which case I either toss it or give it away.

canada goose clearance Step 5: We are now have 258 completed listings. canada goose coats on sale I will look over the listings to see what did not sell and what the prices buy canada goose jacket were. Then I chose the ‘Sold” option so I can figure out how to set my price. canada goose clearance

Step 6: Today there are 168 listings. Many of which are not what I’m selling but this is good for me. Now I’m going Canada Goose online to sort the Canada Goose Jackets listings based on high to low prices.

As you can see the prices vary a bit. If you hover your pointer over the listing, the shipping fees will show. The listing that sold for $40 was with free shipping. I need to figure out how much it will cost to ship the sneakers and use the information I gathered from these searches to figure out my final price and whether I will offer free shipping.

cheap canada goose uk Note: Once you start selling you will come up with your own way of searching. I like to see what’s out there. However, if I have just gone to an auction and have a lot of items to list, I won’t even bother to see what is currently selling. I will just cut to canada goose clearance the chase and look under Sold listings to see if items like mine are selling and for how much. If I can’t find any sold, then I go back and do a search for active listings. cheap canada goose uk

canada goose factory sale Method of shipping? Fees?Okay, at this point, I want to figure out how much my shipping will be. I looked through a couple of the listings and see $7.00, $9.00 and some with free shipping. canada goose factory sale

I have the original box so I have two options.

Canada Goose Online 1 I can wrap the original box with brown mailing paper or I can use the Priority Mail box to ship. The weight of the sneakers in the original box is 2 lbs 12 ounces. Canada Goose Online

2 I can use a Priority Mail box. The weight is 3 lbs 2 ounces so it will cost a little more to ship in the Priority Mail box. Providing the original box for the sneakers makes buyers more apt to buy from me as opposed to someone who doesn’t have the original box. So sending the original box is a definite. (A little info regarding USPS shipping: Every time you go over the pound limit, the shipping fees are higher. For example, to ship a 2 3 lb box at the post office from my home to California zip code 92104 is $15.50. To ship a 3 4 lb box is $18.65. You may notice that the shipping for the items on ebay listings are much lower. Ebay offers huge discounts on shipping. It is imperative that you weigh your box so you can use the ebay system to calculate your shipping. You will save money. Again, you WILL save money. Do not try to guess the weight of the package and then go to mail the package at the post office. This is a mistake that many people make and they sometimes end up making no money on the sale. Buy a digital scale. You will save the price of the scale after sending out just a few packages. I was able to purchase my scale a few years ago on ebay for about 20 bucks. Well worth the investment.

Canada Goose Parka Even if you don’t continue selling on ebay, you may want to send a package to a friend or family member. USPS offeres online discounts when you print your labels at home, but again you need a scale so you know exactly how much the item weighs. Canada Goose Parka

buy canada goose jacket ebay Listing Photos and Description NotesI picked the photo above for my primary photo. It’s clear and you can see detail. buy canada goose jacket

canada goose You need a digital camera or cell phone camera. Make sure you take good photos that are well lit and show all sides of your item. There is a photo editing tool on ebay but it does the basics. You need to start out with good photos. canada goose

Canada Goose Coats On Sale Be precise. Your photos and your description should match. Don’t say it is in ‘like new’ condition when there are scuff marks and you can see the item was worn. I always include the links to my other items and to select me as a ‘favorite seller’. The links are in the editing box above the description area. Canada Goose Coats On Sale

canada goose black friday sale Because I still have the original box I have the UPC code. Sometimes you can find a UPC code from another item that has sold, but you have to make sure it is exactly the same item. canada goose black friday sale

My description is short and sweet. I used a blue for lettering and comic sans font size 18 in bold. I inserted the preformatted links for favorite seller and other items. I sometimes add a line stating shipping discounts are offered (especially when I am listing my doll outfits) but buyers pretty much assume they will get a shipping discount when shipping more than one item at the same time.

Canada Goose Outlet I Canada Goose Parka don’t use the shipping designer. I have a basic style visitor counter. For this item I chose a Fixed Price 30 day listing. I did not chose the Best Offer option. Sometimes I do, but I pretty much want the selling price here. Canada Goose Outlet

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canada goose uk outlet I am using the ebay shipping calculator to calculate the shipping fees. My handling time is 1 day because I am a top seller and to qualify for the shipping discounts I have to offer the 1 business day shipping. canada goose uk outlet

I try to use Priority Shipping as much as possible. With Priority Shipping you get up to $50 of free insurance in case your canada goose clearance sale item is damaged and you also get free delivery tracking and confirmation.

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