If you’re cleaning out your closet or decluttering, make some additional cash by upcycling and, or, selling clothes you’re no longer wearing.
While getting top dollar can be tricky, there are 4 top sites and apps that can help.
While garage sales or tag sales are always an option, check out these sources first.
Let’s start with the most obvious: eBay. It can be a hit or miss for selling clothing. Ashley Eneriz says that she has listed several higher-end brand name items, such as a rare pair of True Religion jeans, but felt like they did not sell as well as they could have. However, other brands have sold better than she expected. She listed an Old Navy peacoat last winter with the assumption that anything was better than selling it for $2 at a garage sale. The coat sold for almost $40, which was more than she originally paid.
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Business Insider shared a story of one mom who made $50,000 from selling clothes on Poshmark last year. With PoshMark, you get to set your prices, and listing is as easy as listing on eBay. However, unlike eBay, shoppers prefer better quality photo listings. However, don’t let your photo skills keep you from trying the app out.
Tradesy is another easy-to-use site that allows you to set your price points for clothes. The site also makes shipping items simple, since the company sends you free shipping boxes and prepaid labels.
Tradesy charges a 9% commission and a 2.9% fee if you transfer your earnings to PayPal. And if a buyer decides to return an item, Tradesy will accept the return and allow you to keep your earnings.
Don’t feel like listing each of your clothing items for sale? No problem. ThredUp allows you to cash in on your clothing with as little effort as possible. All you have to do is sign up for an account and request a free bag from the site. Once your bag arrives, fill it with acceptable items and then seal it. Attached to the bag is a prepaid shipping label, so you can drop it off at the post office or request an at-home pick up.
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