Art - Collectibles
13/10/2014 Art - Collectibles
Make money online by selling and buying the things.Business,Internet Marketing,Home Business If you are looking to buy or sell online, there are a host of portals that you can turn to. But doing it on Craigslist has a few inherent advantages. Firstly, there are no charges levied by them on transactions made by you. Secondly, the items are listed city wise. If it is near a place where you stay, you can just stroll over to have a look. Or if it is in adjoining cities, a simple mail or phone call will get you all the details.
To make money on Craigslist, the age old formula of buying low and selling high has to be followed. Let us first see the purchasing aspect. Know the item you have pin pointed and do some market research on it, that is, the possible prices based on its condition. Exhibiting your skill in negotiating and bargaining hard is crucial. A seller has the prerogative to put his price and you yours. Never have a predetermined notion that you must buy something. This will cloud your judgment. Be patient. Do not be the first one to blink in an eye to eye contact. Chances are that the seller will lower prices to quickly seal the deal. Have cash ready for the purchase.
Instant payment in cash upfront will be an added incentive for the seller to accede to your bid.The second part of the formula to make money with Craigslist is to prepare what you have bought for sale. It might be in a damaged condition or even dirty if you have picked it up at a garage sale. If you have the proficiency to fix it yourself, do so or get somebody to do it for you. It should look fresh and new if you have to get good offers. Once this is done, it is ready for sale at a much higher price than you brought it for.
The selling procedure is quite simple and will help you make money on Craigslist. Your ad should have a detailed description in a promotional manner. Reading it should give a potential buyer positive thoughts and make him contact you. Try and address all the doubts a person can have about the product. Put a title, a one-liner that will immediately capture attention and lead him to the main text. Finally some photos from different angles will give a clear and enticing idea of what you are selling. Putting a price is your decision but keep room for bargaining. Once this is done, and you sell your item, you know that you have learnt how to make money on Craigslist.