Over the last couple of years The online resale business has grown significantly. Selling online has become a simple task, that can be done from any device with access to an internet connection, it doesn’t even have to be your computer, it can be done on your smartphone, from anywhere, at any time.
So. if you want to know how to sell on depop, or in another marketplace, here we have some tips that might help.
Now you can sell clothes, shoes, and any article that you are not using anymore, and you can make a bit of money. Some people are starting to make this activity a full time job, and make a living. The key is to get good deals, for example in garage sales, clearance sections, then resell and earn some money!
Put some personal touch on your packaging
If you want to make a good impression on your client, one of the things you can do is take the time to dress up your shipment, put a bit of thought on the small things and they will remember you. Most of the people will be happy just for getting what they paid for, but if you add something special to that, you might get a positive review, and that can translate to more sales.
Some ideas to dress up your items for shipping could be, adding a “thank you” card, using a particular wrapping paper, writing something personal, some funny stickers, and a well presented parcel.
These are things that you can get really cheap and you can use them in many shippings. Think of it like a small investment on customer service.
Research top selling brands
If you want to make a good profit from your sales, it is a good idea to invest some time doing a good research to know which are the trending brands, this will give you an advantage when you are looking for products to resell. You can also find out how much are these items selling on resale sites, and which brands are the ones holding more value.
This will give you valuable information about how much to charge your product. And your research of which brands hold more value for reselling will save you time and effort.
If you want to be on the top of your marketing strategy and manage your customers expectations, a good advice will be to use good quality images to show your product, the more pictures you include of the item you’re trying to sell, the better will be the engagement.
Something to keep in mind when we are thinking of success selling, are customer reviews. Most of the buyers read online reviews before visiting a business or buying a product. It is for this we recommend to always respond to the customers on time, with a proper language and no spelling errors, with no abbreviations, it is important that the client feels we took time to respond. Be truthful about everything you know, and give all the information about the item you’re trying to sell.