One of the funny things about having a hoarder background is that I lack any sense of organizing objects into space. Selling stuff on Ebay requires you to organize things precisely. When you don’t, you lose money, like I did recently. Anyone can organize 50 items with a few boxes and piles, but when you get into the low hundreds, “piling systems” fail. Continue reading “Storage Musings”
One way to give away stuff, especially “good stuff” is to give it away on Craigslist.org. Continue reading “Decluttering with Craigslist, Part 1”
I played around with Free Shipping for my listings… and I’m going back to charging the actual shipping. Maybe I’ll add a little handling fee. Ebay pushes sellers to offer free shipping, but I’m just not feeling it’s helping make sales.
I shop at “the bins” or Goodwill’s outlet system. This is a mixture of new donations and leftovers from the retail stores that didn’t get sold. It’s like the “last stop” before the stuff gets bundled up for sale in the Global South.