Every seller needs tools. If you’re just starting out, the right ones can simplify the process of listing, packing, and shipping. A starter kit includes a phone camera and computer to list, and boxes, tape, and bubble wrap to ship. Packing & Shipping. Now, for the first time we are introducing a kit that contains a large assortment of the shipping supplies you will need. + BONUS - each starter kit includes a $5 Gift Certificate for Shipping Supplies from the Bubblefast website. This starter kit will tell you all of the tools you will need to make this happen. Have you ever been interested in selling clothes on site or Poshmark, but it.
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It does not come with a light source. Light from above or beside the box causes shadows. Taking pictures without the light box, I get a lot of camera and surrounding reflections. Seeing this mini light box, I have a glass top table that I can set my light box on with a light source on the shelf below it which should eliminate a lot of the shadows and reflections! Thank you so much for this helpful hint section!
Alcohol works great to get black sharpie off of most things. I also find that if I use a pink eraser, it usually takes marker off the soles of shoes. And believe it or not, sometimes if you have a really tuff marker spot on the soles of shoes, another sharpie scribbled on top of it either works it off or can then be erased with the eraser!
None of those are perfect in all cases, but I do use all those techniques regularly! Instead of the laser printer I use Zebra ZP for label printing. It saves lots of money in the long run. Best investment I've ever made. Instead of Goo-Gone, I use a little rubbing alcohol or alcohol hand sanitizer.
Sometimes you have to apply it more than once, but it's a lot cheaper. It disolves the glue. I also use it to remove marker marks on things like plastic packaging. I also second the use of a thermal label printer. Absolute best item I've downloadd to make shipping easier. MVP - My electric water activated tape machine. The tape is heated so it graps quickly.
I think these are really good ideas to get started, but you really need quality tape and a tape measure. Measure clothing to sell, boxes to ship. Good Luck! Thanks gang for adding your own tips!
Thank you for the great tips. I downloadd the small light box and am looking forward to being able to do some work while traveling.
Great post! Be careful removing stickers! Also, for someome who wants to get a shipping scale, I recommend Accutech. Their site store it's called super smartweigh or something like that has auctions for scales ending all the time, and you can sometimes get a really good deal on one.
A tip for someone shipping heavy items - use the Priorty Mail flat rate boxes and the post office gives away for free. Priorty Mail can be expensive, especially if the item is going across the country, but these boxes are one cost, no matter where they go.
The only negative is that you cannot resize them, the item being shipped has to be able to fit in whatever box you use.
I feel sorry for sellers who don't use them. It saves so much money. From what I understand, bulging is okay, but they must close on their own.
It's okay to add some additional tape if needed. My site sticker dispenser. What SIZE is the mini box? Otherwise, looks good. I found a magnify glass with built in light is a must for closely looking at any item I'm about to list. Helps to see any imperfections not easily seen by the "naked" eye.
Also it is invaluable to read fine print that may be on an item especially engraving on jewelry. Skip to main content.
That includes shipping and everything else except sales tax. However, go above that and you will need to pay a fee for each listing. We've covered the only site fees most beginning sellers will have to pay here. However, there are other expenses: PayPal fees, shipping and handling costs , etc.
See "Where to download" in our previous post on how to sell on site. You can find great deals and excellent things to sell at the same places we recommend there—we promise!
There are all kinds of systems, tricks, and tools for setting the perfect price on site, which we discuss in detail in How to Price on site.
One easy option is to simply follow the price recommendations site provides while you're creating your listing. Another easy method that takes a bit longer, but is a great way to see actual prices on listings that actually sold, is the system below.
Go on site and search for an item you want to sell. If there are any results, look at the prices.
Calculate that price against the cost of downloading it combined with your site fees to decide whether you can make a worthwhile profit. If not, you may have discovered something new to site! However, it may be worth selling one or two in an auction or at a slashed price to see if the other listings were just too expensive.
Store subscriptions also provide more specific discounts and freebies for auction-style listings. On top of that, Stores come with lower final value fees in most categories.
Finally, site Stores also come with lots of customization and marketing features. This lets you better establish a brand and make your items look even more appealing. You can learn more about site Stores here.
The post office does not provide shipping materials for free for first class. Order Poly-Mailers for First Class Poly-mailers are best used for nonbreakable items such as clothing. These are slick, white, tear-proof mailers that are waterproof. Your best bet is to buy a combination of different sizes until you know what size you will use most often. Poly-mailers cost about 3 cents each, depending on the size. Use Calculated Shipping Calculated shipping usually is the fairest option for your buyers.
When listing an item, choose the calculated option and enter the weight of the item, including the weight of the packaging.