Reseller Organizing Hacks

Utilizing wall space for everyday shipping supplies.

I’m all about saving money and being practical. In the beginning of my reselling journey I kept all my shipping supplies in a tub. Every time I mad a sale, i’d pull out the tub and wrap my package on the kitchen table. Every time. Every sale. Yes, I know, why?

I remember seeing a storage hack on Pinterest using these wall organizers to arrange snacks in the pantry. Genius! These have other uses in other places! I actually have mine mounted on the wall and keep all my shipping supplies within close reach. Shipping and packaging is a lot easier having a designated area.

Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chewy chocolate chip 2 inch cookies

Yield: 5 dozen

Bake: 13 minutes

Chill: 2 hours

Ingredients:

2 1/2 cups all purpose flour

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

1 1/2 tsp cornstarch

1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, melted

1/2 cup sugar

3/4 cup brown sugar

1 egg

2 egg yolks

2 tsp vanilla extract

2 cups chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine flour,baking soda, salt and cornstarch, stir. Set aside.
  2. In large mixing bowl, stir together the melted butter and both sugars until well blended. Add egg, egg yolks and vanilla.
  3. Slowly add the four mixture mixing after each addition. The dough will be thick. When blended well, add the chocolate chips.
  4. Cover bowl and chill for 2 hours or overnight. (after chilling-you may also roll dough into balls and freeze, baking only the amount you want.)
  5. When ready to bake, let dough sit on counter for about 10 minutes.
  6. Preheat oven to 325 f degrees. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  7. Roll about 1oz (I use a scale) dough into balls and place on baking sheet about 2 inches apart.
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Cookies will have an under cooked look. (they will finish baking on the hot baking sheet) Leave on baking sheet for about 5 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack. Baking times may vary depending on your oven, the baking sheets, and size or cookie you choose to bake.

Tried the recipe? Comments? Let me know!

Why you should relist on Poshmark

Relisting stale unsold items on Poshmark works!

If you participate in CCO, you drop the price by 10%, and hope someone bites. Another CCO comes around! You drop the price again, no one bites. Hold on, there will be another CCO in a few days. Now your item is priced too low with too many likers, they weren’t going to buy anyway. Relist.

Offer to likers, great idea!!! Every person that ‘liked’ your item gets the offer with discounted shipping. Every person that had ever ‘liked’ the item gets alerted every time you drop the price even lower, this can make you look desperate after too many offers. Relist.

Users will ‘like’ an item for different reasons. Some actually like the item and hope you make an offer. Some sellers will like an item and save it when looking up comps. Party hosts will ‘like’ an item for a possible future host pick. Some will even ‘like’ an item and plan on buying someday, way in the future, like when they win the lottery. And, yes, some will throw you a ‘like’ thinking this is instagram, with no intention of every buying anything.

Relist those items, check the title and description for errors. Retake new photos if necessary. Get some new eyes on your closet and a better chance for sales.

Banana Custard Cake

Tired of banana bread? While banana bread is delicious, this recipe is all cake and a little custard.

Yield: 11×7 pan

Prep: 15 min

Bake: 45 min

Ingredients:

4 eggs seperated

3/4 cup sugar

1/4 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened

1 tbsp water

1 tsp vanilla

2 ripe bananas mashed

1 cup all purpose flour

1 1/2 cup milk

2 tsp powdered sugar

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325F. Spray 11×7 pan with non stick spray or lined with parchment paper.
  2. In mixing bowl, whip egg whites on high until peaks form, set aside.
  3. In another mixing bowl, beat egg yolks, sugar and brown sugar. Add butter and mix well. Mix in water, vanilla and bananas.
  4. Add flour until well blended. Pour in milk and mix. Batter is runny. Add half the egg whites and fold, add remaining egg whites and fold together. Batter will seem lumpy and foamy.
  5. Pour batter into pan and bake 45 minutes.
  6. When cool, dust with powdered sugar. Cake will have a soft custard like center.

Reseller Hacks-Make your own seals & stickers

A money saving way to make your own seals and stickers.

I prefer to save money any way I can. I have a stamp pad and old stamps that I use to make my own seals. I purchase any old name tag badges or anything useful at the thrift store or dollar store and cut to size. This is a cute and fun way way to save money and add a personal touch to your packages.

The stamp pad I did get new, and the stamps I grabbed at a a rummage sale. If this is something you want to do, make sure you get a stamp pad to allow for different sizes.

Do you make your own stickers?

Reseller tips-Dry Erase Calendar

Write your sales and goals where you can see them!

I use a dry erase calendar on the wall to write down sales and goals. I keep a running tally and can easily track my sales at a glance. I still am a fan of an old fashioned planner and carry one in my backpack for daily use.

Common Key terms used in Reselling

Ever see an item for sale as NIB or NWOT? Ever wonder what they mean? Here’s some common terms I’ve come across.

NIB new in box

NWOT new without tags

TTS true to size

OBO or best offer

MOC mint on card

NRFB never removed from box

COA certificate of authenticity

NOS new old stock

OOAK one of a kind

NBW never been worn

NIP new in package

NWT new with tags

BF best fit

VGC very good condition

BNWT brand new with tags

BNWOT brand new without tags

Depending on the platform you use, these terms can be useful in describing your item or saving space within the title. Buyers may also include these terms in their search. Be sure to include terms that fit your items description for better visibility. Have some terms to share? Let me know.

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