Spring is upon us and it is time for some new clothes. What about all the clothes sitting in your closet that you may have worn only a couple of times and are now bored with. It is time for you to learn how to sell used clothes online.
Now you can use the money to buy new clothes or you can donate the money to your favourite charity. Either way it is time to clean out the closet.
I believe Oprah partnered up with EBay to clean out her closet and the proceeds were going towards a charity close to her heart -The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation located in South Africa.
So I can’t see any of us partnering up with EBay like Oprah and donating it to our own school, so just how are we going to sell our used clothes online?
I am sure Oprah paid Ebay some money to help her with her clothes but again we actually want the money we get from selling our used clothes online. This will help us buy some new clothes that we so desperately want.
Well first we are going to need some place to put them so people who are interested in getting a deal on clothes can come by and peruse our selection.
We could rent a space at a flea market but not only is that quite expensive but you will need to be hauling your merchandise over there and setting it all up. Shelves, racks, tables, chairs etc are also all your responsibility.
Also you will probably need some type of liability insurance. All things consider this could be a very expensive undertaking.
Well there is a way you can sell your used clothes that will not cost near as much as renting a stall at a flea market and that is through the following steps.
Steps Needed To Sell Used Clothes Online
In order to sell your used clothes you are going to need a website. A website will give you the opportunity to showcase your clothes to people who are looking for that kind of thing. You will need to take pictures of all the clothes that you want to sell and then organize them on your website. You can organize them various ways and you can communicate with your potential customers thus building up your online presence.
Since you now need a website you can actually get one for free at a service known as SiteRubix.com You can actually have a website up and running within 5 minutes. Then with a little bit of work you will have your clothes on display for all to see and hopefully purchase.
You will have several WordPress themes to choose from so don’t worry about not being able to find a suitable theme. In no time at all you could have a website setup to sell your used clothes online.
Of course you may need help with building your website and by using SiteRubix you will get access to Wealthy Affiliate. Wealthy Affiliate is a very active and robust online community that can and will help you with your online endeavours. Along with the community support there are many courses that will teach you how to sell your used clothes online.
Have a name picked out for your store? Enter it below and see if it is available and then start building your site.
2. Showing Your Used Clothes To Potential Customers = TRAFFIC
Now that you have your site built you need to get some potential customers looking for used clothes to visit your site. You need traffic! In the early days of the internet there was virtually you build it people will come scenario. Today things are much different. You actually need to do some things in order for people to find your site. You will not sell anything without people coming to your site.
Getting traffic to your site can be a lot of work. There are many things that you need to learn in order to get traffic to your site. There are various courses on line that offer to show you how to do that. Some of these courses can be quite expensive. Others such as Wealthy Affiliate are free. If you signed up for the free website then you now have access to some of Wealthy Affiliate’s training.
However if you already have your own website and are looking for some training you can sign up for a free account at Wealthy Affiliate. This will definitely get you the start you need.
3. I Need Help
So you have built your site and you have implemented some traffic strategies but no one is buying. Where do you turn to now? There are many people that belong to Wealthy Affiliate that make good money from their online businesses. These people are more than willing to help you if you have any questions about your online business.
You can even ask the owners Kyle and Carson for help anytime. You can often find them on the live chat answering questions for their many members or you can email them.
There is help at every stage of the process, from building your website, to getting traffic and to turning that traffic into sales. It doesn’t matter what time of the day it is or the time of the year help is there. Don’t be afraid to use it.
If you have any questions about Wealthy Affiliate feel free to ask. If there is anything about the online world that you do not understand please leave it in the comments below. Remember the only stupid question is the one not asked.