The Last-Minute To-Do List

The Last-Minute To-Do List

You’re frazzled. You’re a little stressed out. Your garage sale starts in just 24 hours. What are you forgetting? Our last-minute to-do list will (hopefully) help you remember those final items. The day before your sale begins Complete your garage sale...
Driving traffic to your sale through online promotion

Driving traffic to your sale through online promotion

The best sellers don’t rely solely on the citywide Master List to get the word out—they’re proactive, and take a few extra steps to get info about their sale out to the public. Why is online promotion of your sale worth your time? Because on citywide...
Getting rid of your unsold stuff

Getting rid of your unsold stuff

When your garage sale closes on Saturday, you’ll need to figure out what to do with the stuff that didn’t sell. (If you have nothing left, take a moment to celebrate—you really killed it!) You have options! Take a look at the list below to pick the choices...
Laying out your garage sale

Laying out your garage sale

We’ve all done our fair share of shopping at retail stores, but you never really stop to think about how much work goes into merchandising until you’re called upon to do it with your own stuff—and in your own garage! Start by reading these two stellar...
How to price your stuff

How to price your stuff

One comment we hear over and over after the citywide sales is about pricing—specifically inconsistency in pricing, even when the products themselves are pretty much the same. So let’s see what we can do to fix this, shall we? Common pricing problems The most...
Writing a killer description

Writing a killer description

Why it matters On citywide sales weekend, you’re competing with many, many other sales for customers’ attention. Shoppers have limited time and just one resource to find out whether or not your sale is one they want to stop at. That’s why your sale...