It took ages to get rid of these. I thought I had some really nice bags, but there’s just no shortage of book bags or luggage, and they’re pretty cheap. What it took, for me, was patience, and finding the right mix of products. Maybe this story of failure will help.Continue reading “How to Give Away Free Messenger Book Bags”
A brief list of ways to get rid of bulky things.Continue reading “Getting Rid of Bulky Things”
Simbi is a “alternative currency” website where people buy and sell goods and services; it has the feel of a “time dollar” or “time bank” community, with a lot of people offering spiritual advice. I used it to sell stuff, and also to buy some things.
What I bought were DVDs, a couple Zippo lighters, and a broken iPod, which I have yet to repair. I also bought some “digital products”, aka “blog posts.”Continue reading “Decluttering with Simbi.com”
I don’t have a lot of nice furniture, but sometimes need to deal with it. You can dump it, or sell it. Almost everything can be sold, but the price might not be too high.Continue reading “Decluttering Furniture: Selling and Dumping”
I listed this first on FB, then later on CL.
The first two contacts flaked out on me. In fact, I think they were fake profiles, because one of them vanished into the ether.
The third was for real, and they came by to get the food.Continue reading “Giving Away Food on Facebook Marketplace, Metal on Craigslist, and Other Adventures in Curb Alerts”
A lot of hoarders have prescription pill bottles. If you are willing to take the time to empty them, remove the stickers, and photograph the hoard, you can sell them on eBay.Continue reading “Selling Amber Pill Bottles on eBay”
Have you ever been waiting in line at the post office, and then you see someone jump right past the queue, and drop their package off at the window? What are they doing? Can you become that person?Continue reading “How to Skip Past the Long Line at the Post Office”
My personal technique. It’s not quick, but fairly thorough, and produces some income and satisfaction. I’ll outline the process I use, using actual objects I’m considering selling.Continue reading “How I Declutter the Hoard with Ebay”