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Selling Tips for Yard Sales
Yard sales are a great way for you to get rid of some of your unwanted personal items, but also a great way to supplement your income by selling liquidated goods you purchase at a discount. Here are some tips for yard sellers:
This section features information and resources for yard and garage sellers.
Don't waste too much time doing your own research when others have already done it for you! The guys at YardSaleSearch.com have done extensive research about put together a great list of 101 tips for scheduling your yard sale, gathering your inventory, preparing for your sale, advertising, pricing items, setting up the sale, running the sale, wrapping up the sale and more!
To get you started, here are 10 of their tips. Be sure to read on for all 101 of them!
Check out the remaining 91 tips on how to have a successful yard sale!
Advertising your yard sale locally on lamp posts and in your local paper can be great, but take advantage of the internet too!
Certain websites offer free yard sale posting services - either browse the sites to see what yard sales are going on in your area (and perhaps avoid scheduling your yard sale on the same day), or post your yard sales for others to find. The more you get the word out, the better!
YardSaleSearch allows you to post your yard sale for free. You can include all the address information, the start and end time of your sale and they will even include a map right to your location!
Find or post a yard sale here!
One of the best and most effective ways to advertise a yard sale is to place signs around your neighborhood with arrows pointing passers-by to your yard sale. Don't have the know-how, tools or budget to get this done? Don't worry!
There are websites that offer FREE yard sale signs that you can print directly from your home or office computer. Depending on the type of sign, you can either fill in the information by hand around the pre-printed arrows, or you can even type your yard sale's information into the text boxes and custom-make your own signs for free!
Check out these free pre-printed yard sale signs.
Or put in your own information and custom-make your yard sale sign based on an easy template. Great for those who aren't computer savvy!.
Yard Sale Articles
The following articles describe actual small business owners' experiences selling liquidation products at yard sales, the challenges they faced and hints and tips they recommend for others in this business.
Read more wholesale and liquidation industry articles and helpful articles in our articles section!