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Part Time work to make ends meet

I sell on eBay not only because I love to but because I have to.  Lets face it, prices have gone up but salaries continue to remain stagnant.  For some families a part time job along with a full time job is necessary to make ends meet.  So today I write to you in case you are living life in my shoes.  I am going to encourage you, that yes, you too can make ends meet by selling on eBay from the comfort of your home, just like me!

EARN $200 weekly

Now that I am working full time I average about $200 a week selling on eBay.  Due to some eBay changes the site is going through I am currently trying to figure how to get that number up.  I promise if I figure it out I will let you know!

SECRET SAUCE

The secret to selling on eBay is to list daily.  The other secret is to make sure you have listings ending every day.  It is that easy!

WHAT TO LISTJones New Yorktalbots shoesDesigner name brand jeans

As for what to list it is up to you.  For example I just listed a Talbots womens shirt today.  I love to sell clothing.  It’s easy to list, easy to store and easy to ship.  Below is the link to the listing.  If you have a similar shirt just select “sell similar” and mimic my listing!  Of course you need an eBay account set up first!

Talbots Button Down Shirt Womens Sz 2 Red Black Plaid Cotton Blend Ruffle Front

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If you need Part Time work to make ends meet I highly recommend you give ebay a try.  I am living proof!

Check out my eBay Store  Designer Name Brand Goods and More

You may find something great to buy or you may realize “yes I can sell on eBay part time!”

lyn 2 Lyn, owner of Designer Name Brand Goods and More on eBay

 

The Holiday Outfit Hangover

Oh Tis The Season for The Holiday Outfit!  The brand new outfit that we have been buying yearly, since we were children.  It’s tradition, it’s fun, it’s just what you were raisholiday-outfited to do! You plan your shopping trip.  You race around 20 stores till you find the right outfit.  The
holiday party arrives and you carefully cut off the new tags. The end result is you look good, you feel good and off you go to your holiday party.

NEW OUTFIT HANGOVER

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The day after your holiday party arrives you most likely will suffer from a new outfit hangover.  That new outfit is not so new anymore.  Worst of all, lurking in the back of your mind is that credit card balance.  A credit card balance with all your holiday gifts and that new outfit!  At this point and time all you can hope for was a good photo of you in that pricey outfit!

STOP THE HANGOVER

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You can avoid a new outfit hangover by shopping in my online store,  Designer Name Brand Goods And More.  Buy an entire outfit that is new to you and easy on your budget!   I promise you, NO ONE WILL KNOW YOUR OUTFIT IS NOT NEW!  I only buy what looks new and many other eBay sellers follow my strict buying guidelines also.  We have trendy outfits ready for that holiday party!

END RESULT

The end result if you dedicate your self to stopping The New Outfit Hangover;

  • You and your credit card balance will look great!

BLACK FRIDAY SALES

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Make sure to check out my

  • Black Friday Sales 
  • Best offer options – you make an offer to me and we bargain!  
  • Buy any 1 item and get the second item 50% off 

SHOP SALE NOW

WHAT I SELL

  • New and like new women’s clothing
  • Shoes
  • Accessories, purses
  • Home decor
  • Collectibles
  • Men’s clothing
  • And more!

SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESS

My eBay store is a small family operated business.  Every customer we treat like family!

  • EMPLOYEES – Myself, my 67 year old mother & my daughter!
  • YEARS – Over 13 years selling on eBay with over 3,900 positive feedback!

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Earning Cash for the Holiday

Holiday Dread

I am one of those individuals who dreads the Holidays.  My life is one big budget and Christmas never seems to have room in the budget.  This factor alone is how I got started selling on eBay.bah-humbug

Earn Cash for the Holiday

If you need some extra money for the holidays this is the perfect time to get started selling on eBay.  You can pull up a YouTube video that will take you step by step.  It is that easy! Back in my day I had no help and had to just figure it out on my own.  So you can do it!

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What to sell

To start just find some items in your home.  Look at the item and pretend you are a buyer.  What would you pay for it?  The trick is to detach yourself form this item and simply put “GET OVER HOW MUCH YOU PAID FOR THE ITEM”!  The buyer does not care that you paid $100 for the item.  They want a deal.  I personally take 50-75% off the original price, sometimes even more if it does not sell.

Start simple

I am currently training my big brother to sell on eBay and made sure that his first item was simple and super easy to ship.  His first sale was a soft item that he could put in a padded envelope.

Make sure you have shipping figured out.  Do you have a box or envelope.  Do you have the materials to make sure it ships safe?

Not into selling but still need help with holiday budget?

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Buy on eBay!  You can find some amazing deals from great sellers.  Essentially you are helping yourself and helping a small business owner.  I promise there are many sellers out there just like me that work 60 plus hours on our stores with the sole purpose to support our families and make our customers happy!

HAPPY SELLING OR BUYING

I hope my post will ease the stress of the holidays!

Thank you for reading from,

Designer Name Brand Goods & More on eBay 

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designer-name-brandOtherwise known as DNBG … I know what was I thinking when I choose such a long name?  

 

 

Fall Clothing Sale

Fall is here, one of my favorite times of the year.  My eBay store Designer Name Brand Goods and More is full of Fall clothing!  Most store items are marked down at least 10% and also have a best offer option.

j crew outfitCherish tunic top dressblousetalbots shoes

10% off + Best Offer + Buy 1 Get 1 50% off

  • Summer items and Fall items are marked down at least 10%.
  • Best Offer allows you to make me an offer.  Most offers are accepted so give it a try.  It’s just downright fun to make an offer.
  • Buy 1 get 1 50% off.  This applies to ALL store items!

SALE DETAILS

My sale will be ending today at 1 pm 10/3/2016 but I will have another sale scheduled for later this evening so check back often!

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CHECK OUT MY POSITIVE FEEDBACK … 3,893 AS OF TODAY!

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Lyn, Owner

 

 

 

 

 

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Shoes tips and care for a beautiful shoe collection!

I just purchased two pairs of shoes from my store Designer Name Brand Goods! After I modeled my “new to me shoes” for my family, I got down to business.  Shoe Business that involves 3 shoe tips and care that lead to a beautiful shoe collection !

SHOE BUSINESS  Donald J Pliner red boots (6) (640x428)

I know….shoe business sounds like such a funny statement.  Shoe business involves 3 steps for me that lead to a beautiful shoe collection!

  1. In & out rule
  2. Longevity
  3. Home

IN & OUT RULE

The in and out rule is a very simple rule that I follow for any new items that enter my closet. Simply, when a new item comes in an old item must come out.  Take a look at the photos below.  The first photo shows the shoes I brought in yesterday and the second photo shows the shoes that went out.

I give myself 3 options for the items that go out.

  • Donate to charity
  • Give to a friend
  • Consign

If you consign make sure you find a store that rotates their stock and offers a great split. For example Gerri’s Closet is a brick and mortar store located in Green, Ohio that offers a 50/50 split and keeps the item for 90 days.  That means Gerri is rotating her stock and giving her loyal customers a reason to come back.  A store that has stale items is just no fun to shop in!

LONGEVITY

I don’t know about you but I am on a shoe budget.  That means I have to take very good care of my shoes to make them last.  When I bring in a new pair of shoes I like to apply a leather conditioner or protective spray for fabric shoes.  The leather condition, Lexol is magical!  It can turn dull leather into a new pair of shoes!  The protective spray by Journeys is just as magical!  This spay reminds me of waxing a car.  Water just beads up on the shoe like a good wax job on a car!

lexol shoe conditioner

HOME

After I protect my shoes my next step is to secure a good home for my shoes. I rearrange my shoes on shoe racks on the floor of my closet.  Each shoe has a spot.  Shoes are not stacked upon each other.  They have room to breath and do not run the risk of getting scratched or crushed!  If you have the room you can store shoes in clear shoe boxes or recycle old furniture to hold shoes.  Tip…let those shoes air  out a day after wearing before you box them away!

Now that you have 3 shoe tips and care that lead to a beautiful shoe collection the only thing left to do is go to eBay and shop for some shoes!   Or if you are itching for some fresh air go to your local consignment store!

SHOP FOR SHOES @ Designer Name Brand Goods

Live close to Green, Ohio?

Check out brick & mortar family owned Gerri’s Closet

 

 

Sale

HALF TIME SALE! 10-50% off

 

Everyone needs a HALF TIME SALE!

This weekended we are offering the following HUGE savings

10-30% off

+ Best offer option on most items (that means you can make us an offer!)

+ Buy 1, Get 1 at 50% off!  Add 2 to cart to activate

SHOP SALE NOW

H&M Shift Dress on sale now!

H&M dress

New with tags LANE BRYANT casual silky pants on sale now

Lane Bryant pants

 

Thrift store outfit

How to make money second hand shopping

Second hand shopping can not only save you a ton of money but with my challenge it can make you money as well!   Make sure to read my challenge below and you will learn how to make money second hand shopping!

How my challenge came to be

The other day I found an app for tracking my spending.  Once I put my monthly expenses in I was so excited to check out the pie chart.  Guess what!  The clothing section of my pie chart was a small sliver of pie!  That means I save a ton of money on clothing.  I can only imagine what someone’s slice of pie would look like if they purchased their clothing at full retail price.

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The Challenge that makes you money

This info gave me an idea. I challenge you to cut your clothing cost by shopping at a second hand thrift or consignment store.  Try online and brick and mortar stores. Remember you can find new and like new items in these stores.  After you purchase your item figure out what the retail price would have been.  I then want you to pay yourself the difference in what you saved and place that money in an envelope.  Set a goal to do this for 3 months. I promise that you will be very happy to see how much money you have made.  Take that extra money and put it in your savings account!

Thrift store outfit

This 4 pc outfit came from my eBay store!  Retails for over $160 vs my store @ $45

Involve your teen

Another idea is to present this challenge to one of your teens.  At the end of their 3 month challenge you could double any money they have made.  But watch out.  Teens can be resourceful.  They have the time to go browsing, looking for deals in an online store like mine!  Many of my items are 60-70% of their retail value.  There are some very, very expensive brands that can be found in a thrift store.  Though they  may be inexpensive in a thrift store their retail price could be crazy expensive.  So beware if you plan to double the money they make!

Share your experience

I hope you accept my challenge.  Let me know how to make money second hand shopping went for you!  Did you try it?  Did it work?  Do you have any suggestions?

Article by Linda, owner @  Designer Name Brand Goods online clothing thrift store on eBay.  Trendy styles in like new and new condition!  See below for a tiny sample of what you can find!

NIKE PRO medium athletic stretch shirt top size M long sleeve gray

mens lava bracelet  Nike shirt

NEW Men’s lava and stone glass beaded bracele