There is money in old rope! Make wads of cash selling your collectables online!
Do you want to tidy your house while also earning some money? For that, there are some amazing companies that have apps and sites just for that!. I’ve put together my top apps for selling things online, including famous auction bidding sites, applications that enable you to virtually sell to your neighbours, and even apps where you can sell your old designer jeans. Read on to find out which applications you should use the next time you want to sell something and get some extra cash in the bank.
With 187 million customers worldwide, eBay, which was founded in 1995, is one of the biggest online marketplaces. On eBay, you may sell products in one of two ways: auction or fixed-price listing. The app’s most well-known function is the auction setting. Simply submit a picture of what you want to sell, set the beginning price, and the auction’s duration.
Keep in mind that after an auction has ended, you are legally bound to sell the item for the highest bidder. Buyers may also use eBay’s automated bidding method to bid on products, which bids in increments greater than the previous bid.
PayPal, credit or debit card, merchant credit or debit card, or payment on pickup are all options available to eBay sellers
Meta Marketplace, another neighborhood-focused selling app, provides you a wonderful opportunity to get rid of your unwanted items and earn some additional cash.
Meta Marketplace has minimal structure when it comes to selling software. Items for sale are personalized to your geographic region, as they are with many applications. However, after you’ve uploaded images of the item for sale and found a buyer, it’s up to you to arrange delivery and payment. It’s still a good selling decision with everyone and their mother (literally) on Meta.
Is there another plus? You don’t need to download a separate app to use Meta Marketplace since it’s integrated inside the Meta app.
Nextdoor is a neighbourhood-specific social network with a For Sale and Free section. It’s a terrific way to sell (and purchase) stuff in your neighbourhood. To post an item for sale, click the “Post a listing” button in the upper right-hand corner of the page, then go to the For Sale and Free area. After that, you put up details such as pricing, description, and images. The buyer and vendor, like with comparable applications, are responsible for facilitating pickup and payment.
Another perk? Even if your neighbours aren’t explicitly looking for stuff for sale, your ad will surface in their newsfeeds. Road closures, local activities, and other information will show alongside items for sale. However, there is a search option that enables you to limit your results to just products that are for sale or free.
The procedure for listing is quite simple. Take a few photographs of the item, write a description, and decide on a pricing. Poshmark also hosts “Posh Parties,” which are online buying and selling events. Consider this: You can purchase and sell stuff with a bunch of stylish friends without ever leaving your sofa.
Poshmark provides sellers with a prepaid shipping label through the Poshmark app. They have the option of receiving their money by direct deposit or cheque. Remember that Poshmark earns a commission on every sale: a flat $2.95 on sales under $15, and 20% on purchases $15 and over. Posh Protect is available to purchasers. If the item you bought doesn’t match the description, you’ll receive a complete refund.
Another fashion-forward selling app is Tradesy. Tradesy was founded in 2012 by entrepreneur Tracy DiNunzio as a premium peer-to-peer purchasing network.
Upload a few images of your things (Tradesy cleans them up to make them seem more professional), then fill in details like brand, size, and condition before deciding on a price. Based on the information in your listing, the app will also offer a price. After that, make a list of your item and you’re ready to go. Keep in mind that Tradesy only offers genuine, high-quality things, so it’s not the best place to sell off-brand apparel or shoes.
Sellers get a prepaid shipping label to transport their items after they’ve sold, and they may even keep a well-stocked Tradesy “closet” to keep monetizing their wardrobes. For things selling for less than $50, Tradesy charges a fixed commission fee of $7.50, and a 19.8% commission rate for items selling for $50 or more. Sellers may use Paypal, a debit card, or a transfer to take money from the Tradesy app.