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...
Awesome garage sale signs

Awesome garage sale signs

Every year, especially for the North Liberty Citywide Garage Sales, we get special permission from the city to temporarily waive parts of the City of North Liberty’s sign ordinance relating to garage sales. There are still parts of the ordinance that apply on...
When should my sale be open?

When should my sale be open?

There are several factors to consider when you decide on your sale’s open/close times, including when you’re personally available to run it, and how close you are to other garage sales. But most important, especially on citywide sale weekend, is this:...
Preparing for your garage sale

Preparing for your garage sale

New at this garage sale business? No worries. We’ve got you covered with tips and suggestions that will make your sale a success, and help you dominate the citywide garage sales. Things to do (far) ahead of time Do not wait until the night before (or even...
What is Garage Sale 101?

What is Garage Sale 101?

After four years of managing the North Liberty Citywide Garage Sales, I’ve heard one piece of feedback repeated over and over: “I wish more people knew how to have a good garage sale.” In this section of the site, we’re bringing together all...