Hello Readers! I am over at Final Clothes Out today sharing 5 of my top garage sale success tips and tricks. I am currently in the midst of organizing a MAJOR garage sale myself, and I have learned a thing-or-two in the process, which I am excited to share with you. Below are just two of my tips, check out Final Clothes Out to read all 5, and don't forget to enter to win the Garage Sale Starter Kit by leaving a comment both here and at Final Clothes Out(See details Below). Happy Selling!
- Dates & Times Matter: In my experience it is best to host your garage sale starting on a Friday to a Saturday, and begin your sale early in the morning around 8 or 9 am. Expect early-birds to arrive at least a half an hour before your sale “begins.” Consider the date for your sale carefully. Typically hosting a sale around the time major employers administer pay checks will ensure more buyers for you.
- Spread the Word: Advertise your sale in as many free locations as you can find. Craigslist is always a good option, as well as your local newspaper. Use your newspaper’s online garage sale feature if they have one. In your ad include the date, time and location of your sale. Help set you sale apart from others by listing anything special you might be selling. I am more apt to attend a sale if it says “baby and toddler clothing,” since that is what I am often looking for... Read the rest at Final Clothes Out
Now a little give away. Use the comments to tell us one of your garage sale tips or tricks (buying or selling) for a chance to win a garage sale starter kit that contains a package of neon poster board, two Black Sharpie Markers and pack of price tags. A perfect combo to get your garage sale off to a good start! (You may leave a comment on both Final Clothes Out and GoatNotes for double your chances of winning! Two winners will be chosen). Giveaway closes at midnight on Wednesday, August 17th.