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2018 Flipping Challenge Recap 2018 was a good year to be a flipper. We had a ton of great flips and managed to finally travel the 600 miles up the 127 Yard Sale this past summer. But one of our not-so-great moments was how we finished our 2018 Flipping Challenge. We started last year with the flipping challenge - to take something you paid $25 or less and flip it. Then take that amount of money and...

Recycler or Reseller (or Both!): How Reselling Can Be Good For The Planet Along With Your Wallet As a reseller, do you consider yourself a recycler as well? Someone who rescues items that are no longer wanted? This is something that I hadn't given too much thought to, but then a couple weeks ago we shared this image on Facebook and Instagram: It was a simple yet funny meme that had a lot of people who related. I mean...

Selling On Facebook Marketplace: How We Turned $115 Into $2,250 In One Hour This past weekend was a good weekend to be a flipper! We sell about 85% of our items on eBay, but this past weekend was 100% selling on Facebook Marketplace. The pros to selling on Facebook Marketplace are that it's local so you don't have to ship the items and there are no fees associated with it. Some cons are since it's a local app,...

Reseller Income: What We Flipped To Make $11,280 in One Month Of Flipping Flea Market Items Last month was a pretty good month to be a reseller. Our flipping sales totaled $11,280! This was using mostly eBay and a little bit of Facebook Marketplace. EBay is consistently where we make our largest number of sales (about 85%),  and Facebook Marketplace is usually second (about 10%). We use Craigslist, Offer Up, and LetGo as well, but we end...

Lyndi's Success Story: Her First Time Shipping Freight Today we have another success story to share! This one is exciting because it was this Lyndi's very first time shipping freight! These get us even more excited then our own wins. We love it when people are making money doing something they love. Lyndi almost threw in the towel (and lost $200) on this chair that she thought she couldn't ship. Before Lyndi listed this Joybird Soto chair on eBay,...

Two Flea Market Flips Bring In $6,500 Last month we had two awesome sales within two weeks of each other. Two flea market flips that were a total investment of $325 that made us $6,500! That's a 2,000% return on investment! I stand by my statement that I don't know where else you can get these kinds of returns! These two items were lawn mowers. They were not just any run-of-the mill mowers, but commercial stand on...

127 Yard Sale: 11 Tips For A SuccessFul Trip 127 Yard Sale Highlights We just finished an epic yard sale. It wasn’t just one yard sale, but 690 miles of yard sales that spanned over 6 states and over 4 days! This yard sale was the 127 Yard Sale. In case you haven’t heard about it yet (we just learned about it 2 years ago), it’s a 690 mile stretch of yard sales that run from Gadsden, Alabama to Addison,...

$450 eBay Sale From a $50 OfferUp Find This week we had a great flip! We turned a $50 investment from OfferUp into a $450 eBay sale! Sourcing items from my La-Z-Boy is one of my favorite things to do! I love browsing OfferUp, Facebook Marketplace, Craigslist and LetGO when I have a few minutes of downtime in my day. I found these stilts on OfferUP for $65. I shot the guy an offer for $50 and he agreed...

eBay Local PickUp: How to Prevent Being Scammed We get this question all the time: "If I meet a buyer for eBay local pickup, am I covered? Are they able to scam me because there was no tracking number for the item?" Well, something similar recently happened to us, and we asked eBay the best way to handle it. Watch the video here First let me tell you what happened to us this week, then we will dive into...

Will Online Sales Tax Affect How You Sell on eBay?   *UPDATE*   Since writing the article below, the Supreme Court has made it's decision that states will be allowed to collect sales tax from online retailers - even if they don't have a presence in the state. This online sales tax will change a few things for businesses selling merchandise online. So what does this mean for us as eBay resellers? Personally, I don't eBay resellers will be affected much...