Monday, March 9, 2015

SPRING BREAK! Sales Update 3/1-3/9

Today is the beginning of Spring Break for us college kids! I know I don't have too many classes, but I am very excited that I don't have to worry about writing any papers or taking any quizzes for a while! This week will solely focus on listing and thrifting as well as planting a few seeds in the greenhouse. (Hurry up SPRING! We're tired of the snow!!)

March is starting out GREAT for me! I've only had one unpaid item case to open, but besides that, I've had almost $200 in sales! I'm working towards making $100 in sales PER DAY! Wouldn't that be nice?! I'm hoping if I bust my butt this week and get everything I've been hoarding over the last year listed, my sales will jump! I've noticed that the more I list, the more I sell, so if that trend continues, it should definitely help me out!

I've sold 15 items since the beginning of March:

4 tubes of Covergirl makeup for a best offer of - $22 free shipping
2 tubes of Covergirl makeup - $15.90 - free shipping

I hope I can find another makeup deal at the yardsales this year! We have done AMAZING with that investment!

I'm not sure where I picked these hooks up at.. I know they were $1.95 because they still had the Goodwill sticker on them! My mom may have bought them for me.. They sold for a best offer of $15 +shipping.

I found this Vera Bradley ID wallet at the Goodwill for $1.50, it sold within a day for $12.99 +shipping.

This Ralph Lauren shirt was picked up last year when I had just started selling, so I took a best offer of $10 +shipping to get rid of it. I think I paid around $2.50 for it. 

 Mom picked up this Walt Disney World tote bag at a yardsale for $0.50, and it sold for $12.95 +shipping. I have GREAT luck with anything Disney related.
 This antique cars tie was found at the Goodwill Outlet, so I probably paid around $0.10 or so for it. It sold at auction for $5 +shipping.  I was hoping it would go for more. Oh well!
 I've had these pants FOREVER, but I never got around to listing them until last week. I paid $0.10 for them at a yardsale, and they sold for $12.95 +shipping to Canada.
 These pink capris were my moms, I took a best offer of $7.50 +shipping.
 My grandma picked this butterfly Jell-O mold up at the yardsale for me, and it sold for $18 +free shipping. I was very shocked it sold for so much! I see these things EVERYWHERE!

This cap was picked up at the Goodwill Outlet, and sold at auction for $10 +shipping.
 Here's another cap I picked up at the Outlet! It sold for $20 +shipping! Baseball caps are something I will now be looking for at yardsales! Easy to store, easy to ship, and they're always dirt cheap at sales!
 I'm STILL selling ornaments from my haul last year! I'm sure I've made more than ten times my money on my initial $30 investment on these! I have around 20 or so left. This one sold for $14.95 +shipping.  

Finally, another Goodwill Outlet find. I LOVE finding board games, probably because I like to play them before I sell them. This one sold for a best offer of $7 +shipping.  This may seem like a low price point for some of you larger sellers, but I am happy with any profit I can get! Every dollar helps pay a bill!

Thanks for reading everyone! I hope your March is starting out as great as mine is!


  1. Glad to hear you are doing so well. I hear the more you list, the more you sell. I am taking pics this morning. Will list this afternoon.

    1. I hope that's how it works!
      Thanks for commenting!

  2. $100 a day is a great goal, adds up fast and is not that hard to reach if you list consistently! Keep up the good work!

    1. I hope I can make it soon! Thanks for commenting Melissa!

  3. Trust me its true the more you list the more you sell.don't know why but that is the way it works and the funny thing is that its not necessarily the new listings that its really a good thing.all the best with college wish I knew about eBay selling g when I was in college

  4. Anonymous is right. I find often that when I start listing a lot, sometimes it's my old stuff that finally gets sold! Don't know why? I'll be so happy next month, Some defects will drop off and I'll get my TRS back. I only had it for a couple of months last yr. but it really made a difference. And, I don't know about you guys, but, since eBay changed the message system so that it includes a selection for "just want to ask the seller a question about my item", my defects dropped. That was a real kicker.
    Nandry, I have had an opportunity to buy some makeup at yard sales, Some Maybelline Mascara @ 3/$5. I've sold 2 so far @ $6 ea. I have the opportunity to get more and different types. I may look into it. I know it's been good for you.

    Love reading your posts. Your energy is just so uplifting. Enjoy your spring break. And don't forget to email if you decide to go to Nashville to the GW outlet.


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