Author: Robert Stephenson

*UPDATED 3-4-2017* With all these fun finds and flips, people often ask me where I keep all my items. I have done this for the past 20 years so the places I store my items have changed over time.  Back when I was in my late teens and early 20's and living with my parents still, I would keep it all in their garage apartment. Once I had moved out and on my own, I lived in a...

Last week was a pretty great sales week! We had one day in particular that was a high sale day. We sold 3 items for a total of $1,070!  Two were sold on eBay and one was sold through a Facebook selling group. The first item we sold was a coin operated arcade game. I had brought it out at our yard sale in the week prior and put a $350 sticker on it. It didn't...

Does shipping eBay items intimidate you? Are you afraid of losing money by quoting the wrong price? Do you really want to make an income using eBay but the shipping piece has been holding you back? If you answered yes to any of these questions, keep reading! I want to help. This post may contain affiliate links. Please see our full affiliate disclosure HERE. Thank you so much for your support for this site! EBay is one of the most...

Do you love going to flea markets, thrift stores, and yard sales? Have you wanted to sell your finds online, but have reservations about using eBay? Do you wonder is eBay safe to use? I would love to dig into some of the common fears with using eBay and provide more info on them. This post may contain affiliate links. Check out our affiliate disclosure for more detailed info.  Some of the most common concerns I hear about...

*This post may contain affiliate links. We may receive a commission on purchases made through links at no extra cost to you. Thank you so much for supporting this site. Read the full disclosure here.*  We recently have had 2 yard sales, and are planning a third pretty soon. We are selling everything to go travel the country by way of RV starting THIS summer!  (We still have SO MUCH to get done). At the last...

Does getting negative feedback get you stressed? You've worked so hard to build up the number of feedback stars and keep it at 100% and all of a sudden someone leaves you negative feedback! You might panic for a minute, knowing that you no longer have a perfect 100%, but then what? Is there anything you can do? I am here to tell you YES! There is absolutely something you can do about it.  I am going to give you...

* Affiliate links may be used on this post. Please see my full disclosure for more details. * The 2016 sales totals are in! We hit over six figures! We made $133,054 in sales last year flipping flea market, thrift store and yard sale items. Holy cow! We more than tripled our 2015 income totals ($42K). In May of 2016 I decided to quit my 'regular' job, and focus more on flipping items full time. It was a decision...

*Affiliate links may be used in this post. We may get compensated for links clicked. We don't promote anything we don't personally use or love. Thank you for your help to keep this site running. You can read the full disclosure here.  [/fusion_tagline_box][fusion_text] Amazon Prime. Those two words have become a household name over the past couple of years, at least in every household except for ours. That all changed a few short months ago when my wife Melissa...

Don't you love to hear that cha-ching sound of document.write('eBay'); eBaygoing off? If you don't have an eBay account yet, or have never sold anything on it, let me tell you they nailed it with the notification sound. When I hear that sound I get so excited! (Even after all these {20} years of selling eBay flips.) Things get really exciting when it goes off multiple times in a day. Last week I heard that sound 4 times in...

Affiliate links may be used in this article. We may be compensated for links clicked on this site. Thank you for your support to keep this site running. * The November totals are in! Well, they have been in for a few weeks now, but getting them on paper (online?) has taken longer with the craziness of a lot of travel and the fast approaching holidays! I can't wait until Christmas morning! I am such a little...