Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Memorial Day Weekend Sales Update

Good morning!

I'm back with a quick little sales update!! This weekend was GREAT! I ran another one day half off sale for Memorial Day and I ended up with around 20 sales! I wish I could have that many a day!!

I bought some pretty good things over the weekend to resell too! My best find was a lot of 13 1980s strategy board games. I should make a pretty penny on those. 

Today is a Tuesday, so I have to leave for work in 2 hours.. Where has the morning gone?! I wish I had more time to post details and actually have something worth reading on here, but I have to go and get some listing done. I'll try to have a better post for y'all tomorrow. 

Thanks for putting up with me everyone!

Monday, May 22, 2017

Weekend Sales 5/20 & 21

WOW! What a weekend!!! I had more packages going out today than ever before!! I shipped 27 items out!!! UNBELIEVABLE! I shipped my Friday sales out on Saturday morning, so this was just from Saturday and Sunday!! My gross sales total is up to almost $1,400 for the month of May, so not bad! I think I had a profit of around $200 for the weekend. Can't beat that! I wish everyday I could make $100! 

I don't have much time today, as I'm going to try to get around 50 pieces listed. My goal is to hit that $2,000 in gross sales before the end of the month. (I'm shooting for a little smaller goal since I don't think that 10K goal is going to be possible.) So I need to sell $600 more! I have around 100 pieces to list and I definitely have some good stuff! 

Here's two of my favorite finds from my Friday yardsaling trip! 

I found this Pier 1 mirror for $8!!! I LOVE it so much. It is HUGE! It'll look great in the house that I don't currently have... LOL I sent this pic to my fiance to ask if he liked it for our future home and he texted me back and said "Why would we need a picture of someone's legs?" ........ I don't think he was fully awake at the time. 

This was probably my favorite find of the day! It's a Sears Bonnet collection desk. It's a super cute piece that I could not leave behind. Especially for only SEVEN DOLLARS!!! $7!!! I don't know why it was still there!! I love the style. I think we are going to repaint it white, since the paint is peeling in some places. I may do a silver trim around the drawers. We will see. I'll be sure to post an after pic once it's finished. 

I'm seeking some help with this dress! I bought it at a fill a bag for $1 sale. It is handmade with no tags. I feel like it will do well on eBay maybe for a costume or just for someone to wear out. It's so pretty. If anyone has any keywords, or can take a guess at the era this dress is from, I would greatly appreciate it! I need a good title to get this beauty sold! It has that weird back and neckline and it has a rhinestone trim. Any help is appreciated!! 

So that's really all that's been going on with me. I'm going to go and get started on some listings!! 
Thanks for reading everyone! I hope you have a productive day!! 


Saturday, May 20, 2017

Sales Update 5/19/17

Good morning everyone!! I had a great day yardsaling yesterday!! I found some AWESOME stuff. Our car was so loaded down that I could barely see out the back. It was GREAT! The first sale we stopped at had fill a bag with clothes for $1, so of course I racked up there. I found some Birkenstock sandals for $1.50 and some brand new with tags 2XL  Mossy Oak snow suit pants that only cost around $0.10!!  Those weren't even my best finds! I found me a pier 1 reclaimed wood mirror for $8 and a vintage desk for only $7!! I just need to find me a house now to put all this stuff in! I ended up spending around $60. So not a bad day!! I shouldn't have any trouble making that back.

I had 9 sales yesterday! Some pretty nice ones too! One of my favorites were the 3 packs of gum I bought at the dollar tree and then sold for $10 LOL! I never would've guessed!!! I'll have to start looking harder next time I go and see what else I can resell! 

Sales for 5/19 totaled $83.85, putting me at a grand total of $991.18 for the month of May. Still not where I want to be, but better than nothing. I need more time to list! 

I've started going to a PT facility on Tuesdays and Thursdays and volunteering so that I can get some observation hours in, and I absolutely love it! I just wish I had more time to work on eBay, because I have really missed it. I'm spending as much time as I can though on listing, so maybe those numbers will come back up soon. I'm planning on running a 50% off sale again this weekend on all my old stock and whatever I don't sale will be put up for the next yardsale we have. I'm ready to start fresh and hopefully that will give me a jumpstart in sales. I think if I have less items in my store that sell faster, and I continue to list daily to replace those sales, it will help me to make more money. We will see how it goes! 

If you're looking for my store, my username is eggbert2011! 

Thanks for reading! 

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Sales Update 5/17 & 18

The sales have been trickling in!!! Over the past two days I've sold 8 items on eBay and 2 on Poshmark! Gross sales: $45 on Poshmark and $147.85 on eBay! Not bad! I wish that was all in one day, but I'll take any sales I can get!

I've gotten my store back up to over 780 listings! I'm hoping to have it back up over 800 by the end of the day! Tomorrow I'm going yardsaling and hopefully I'll find some good pieces to bring home. 

I'm really short on time today as I have to leave to go to work at 10:30, so I really only have 45 minutes to list!! (I'll tell more about my new "work" tomorrow!) 

Thanks for putting up with me everyone! Hope you're enjoying my little sporadic updates! 

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

5/16/2017 Update

Hey everyone! 

Sales really aren't getting much better for me, but I'm not really working that much.. I wish I had more time in the day. I only got 12 items listed on eBay and Poshmark yesterday. I still haven't had any more Poshmark sales, but I definitely don't have time to work that along with eBay. That's usually something I fiddle with right before going to bed at night. EBay really has my top priority. 

I still have about 100+ items to list on eBay.... But hey, I'm making progress.. I've photographed 12 pieces and I'm planning on doing another 18 before listing. I usually measure everything and then photograph everything all at once, but I just haven't been able to lately. I get bored out of my mind doing the same thing over and over, so I'm having to break it up a little more this time. 

Today I don't really have a lot of time as I have to go to do some volunteer/observation hours this evening and then me and my fiance are going house shopping. So I'm going to try to get as much can done by 10 o'clock this morning. (So less than 2 hours.) Hopefully I can get 15-20 listed if I work hard. 

I'm not shipping anything out this morning since my 3 buyers haven't paid.. But that's okay. More time to list! 

Thanks for reading everyone! I hope you have a very productive day!! 

Monday, May 15, 2017

Sales Update 5/15/2017

Good morning everyone! 

This weekends sales weren't super great, but they were still pretty good! My numbers are slowly climbing back up! I'm at a total of $744.53 in sales for the month of May, and even though I'm not even close to where I want to be, I'm happy about that number. 

I ended up spending $155 over the weekend on new inventory! I bought all clothes, and I should profit a nice amount as soon as I get it all listed. I haven't taken any pics yet, but as soon as I do, I'll make another post. 

My goals for today are to list atleast 50 pieces. (Which is kind of ridiculous considering I haven't measured, photographed, or drafting anything... We will see though!)

I'm also hosting a Mens Style Poshmark party tonight at 6! My username there is @nandrysfinds both of my parents also sell on Poshmark, their usernames are @lguffey and @clothing4men . Be sure you go and follow all of us! My dad is just now starting out, so we are trying to get his shop stocked with some good quality items! He's super excited to give it a try. My aunt also has a Poshmark store: @hogbackthrifter 

If any of you have Poshmark and have some mens listings, comment on this post or on my post on Poshmark and I'll be sure to look for some host picks!! 

Thanks for reading everyone! I'm off to work! 

Friday, May 12, 2017

Sales Update 5/12/2017

Sorry I missed my post yesterday! Things were busy around here. I ended up getting around 40 items listed on eBay bringing my total now up to 760! It seems like when I hit 800 the sales really start rolling in, so that's my goal for today. I'm also going thrifting some time today, so stay tuned for a haul post! 


On Wednesday I sold 10 pieces totaling $88.26. Nothing really great sold that day. Just a bunch of my half off pieces. So profit really wasn't all that great. Definitely not what I want. 

Yesterday I sold 9 pieces totaling $123.84! So a little better yesterday. Here's the top three sales I had yesterday! All three came from the goodwill outlet, so they might have cost me $3 or so. 

This is a definite BOLO! The wraps alone sell for $15 a set! Most of my wraps had been opened and partially used, so the set sold at auction for $26.78! Not bad! If you find some of the retired patterns, they can go for WAY more! 

If you haven't heard of Lululemon, be sure you look up comps! This brand sells like hotcakes! $25 shipped for this piece! 

I love picking up Vera Bradley. Especially if it's not an old style. This bag sold for $24.95! 

My profit for the month is up to $323.97. So not good at all. Usually I'm at around $600 by now. You can really tell I've  not worked on eBay in a long long time. College has really gotten in the way! 

Since my half off sale ended, I'm trying to think of some other ways to get rid of my super old stale inventory. I may do some $2 auctions (with a shipping charge) and just see if that moves anything, but I really wont be making much if I do that. I don't know. What do you all do when you have super old inventory you need to get rid of, besides just throwing it out? 

Hopefully my short little sales update posts aren't boring you all. I'll try to expand more when I have a little more time! I'm going to go and get ready to go shopping! So I'll post soon! 
Thanks for reading! 

Wednesday, May 10, 2017


Hey everyone! Today is day #1 of the half off sale and I think it's helping! I shipped out 13 items today! Now keep in mind they didn't sell for much, but I'm clearing out old inventory and making room for the 200+ new pieces that I have to list! 

Yesterday's Sales

11 items! Totaling $149.54. Leaving me with a profit of $82.62 (after shipping and fees)!! THIS IS WHERE I NEED TO BE!!! 

If I can continue to have this much in sales per day, I will have no trouble reaching my goals. 

Today I plan to list all of my hard goods and the bras that I have stashed in a tote. I have already photographed and researched each piece, so on to draft and list! I have a busy day ahead of me! I hope more sales keep coming in while I'm working!! 

Thanks for reading!

Tuesday, May 9, 2017


Good morning everyone!! I've got some BIG things going on today! I just put 80% of my store on sale 50 PERCENT OFF!! It's not doing me any good just sitting in my storage room and I need to start on that $10,000 goal, so half off it goes! I am REALLY hoping for some sales since I need to make $80 a day before going back to school to hit that goal. Here's the link to my store: STORE LINK

Yesterday's Sales

So I had two eBay sales yesterday.

This Fossil purse sold for $23.95 +F/S. After shipping and fees I'm left with a profit of $14.50.

This honestly isn't even worth mentioning. I've had it listed for so long. It sold for $3 +$2.58 shipping, leaving me with a profit of $2.24.

As you can see, my sales are horrible right now. I want to get back to those $100+ days. It's going to take some work, but I think I can do it. My total sales for the month are 13 items-$220.60, leaving me with a profit of $153.30. I am a LONG way from my goal.. 

Today's Goals

I'm going to try to list 30+ items today that have already been photographed and drafted. They just need to be measured and listed! 

I'm also going to try to draft another 30+ listings for tomorrow! 

Poshmark needs to have at least another 25 items crossposted to it before tomorrow. I went through last night and counted and out of my "134" listings that it says I have, only 80 of those are active. So I really need to work on increasing that number! 

On the non-eBay related side of things, I have to plan a core strengthening workout for the senior citizens to do tomorrow! After our workout yesterday, I can honestly barely move, I'm so sore! I hope they aren't as sore as I am! 

That's all for today! I will keep y'all updated on the sales and my goal! Thanks for reading!

Monday, May 8, 2017

I'm Back!

Hello everyone!!! Missed me?!? I finally have my first year of college out of the way!! WOO HOO!! I now have a whole FOUR MONTHS to build up my bank account and sell as much as I can on eBay! I also have a TON of other things to do, but we'll talk about all that later. I'm going to try to get back to blogging daily so that I can be held accountable and have some motivation to reach my goals this summer. Hopefully you all can forgive me for disappearing.

So my first year of college! I took 30 hours over 2 semesters and I maintained a 4.0 GPA! I can't wait to see what the next 6 years of college hold! Honestly though, I am so thankful for this break. It is much needed. 

This summer I have a few things I need to accomplish:


Make $10,000 profit. I would LOVE to start my marriage off with an extra ten grand in the bank. That is definitely a challenge, especially since during college I was only make $1,000 a month profit, but I think if I work hard, I can do it. 

Expand my Poshmark store! I only have around 60 active listings and about 400 that I could easily cross post from eBay. I'm hoping to get that number up and have every single clothing item cross posted before school starts back again, just so I'll have more ways to make sales. 


Plan a wedding! I'm getting married December 30th of this year! I won't have much time to plan when the fall semester starts, so I want to have as much done as possible before then.

 (****Cute picture alert****) 

BUY A HOUSE! This is top priority right now! I've been yardsaling and thrifting and buying all kinds of furniture and household things, but I have no where to keep them! I need a place that I can start filling up and decorating! 

Get 125 hours of observation in along with as many volunteering hours as possible! I've started leading a senior citizen fitness class 3 days a week to get some volunteer hours in, but I still need those observation hours to beef up my resume! 

Things I've accomplished TODAY 5/8/17

I've researched, photographed and drafted 30 pieces. I still need to measure and list those pieces! I'm currently at 738 listings and I would like to have that number back up over 800 ASAP! I've not had any sales so far today sadly... So I'm thinking about running a sale over the weekend. I did ship out 4 things this morning though. 

I literally have not worked on my eBay store for over a month, so my sales have steadily declined. I think so far for the month of May, I've only had ten sales for a $150 profit.. and it's already the 8th.... I've got to get back to work....

So on that note, thank you all for putting up with me for so long and for coming back and reading! I'm going to do better over the next 4 months, I promise! 

Talk soon everyone!!