Earn Extra Holiday Cash: Sell on eBay

With the holidays just around the corner, and holiday spending looming earning a little extra cash is a a savvy way to keep from digging into savings or going into debt. Over the next few weeks I’ll share a few ways you can earn extra cash.

One of the best ways to earn extra money is to sell things you no longer need. It’s a great way to clear up clutter, make way for the new, and earn some money.

While I’ve sold items on eBay occasionally (old iPhones, designer goods, and kid’s items) the website always required that I do a multi-step process for photos including taking photos on a digital camera (or my phone), uploading, and then editing them on my computer, and finally uploading them to eBay.

eBay just launched a new app, and while I have sold on eBay in the past the app makes the process super simple. It took me literally 10 minutes to take photos, write my description, and upload my items for sale.

With the app it’s so much easier to get a listing up since smartphones have everything you need to make the process painless. It even verifies the listing and tells you how much it will cost you prior to completing the listing. Gotta love how simple the app makes it to list.

Suggested items to sell on eBay:

  • Popular toys like Thomas or Playmobil (used or new)
  • Collectibles
  • Designer Goods (used or new shoes, handbags, and clothing)
  • Home Decor (Pottery Barn for instance)
  • Used Books
  • Antiques

The list is literally endless! Before you sell check current auctions, and check closed listings to see final sale prices. This will give you an idea of how much something costs, and how much people are willing to pay.

Join Splash for a Sell on eBay Party

Join us today from 3-4pm ET/12-1pm PT for the #SellONeBay party. We’ll be giving away $500 in prizes–20 $25 gift cards! Join us as we chat about tips to earn money with eBay’s app, tips for making the best listing, and more.

RSVP below to enter to win:

Kelly

Disclosure: As a principal in Splash Creative Media eBay is a client, but listing items on eBay and earning extra money is something I fully support. ;)

About Kelly Whalen


Kelly Whalen is the founder of The Centsible Life, a blog where motherhood and money meet. Her goal is to help readers live well on less. Kelly is a mom to 4, and loves that she can stay at home with her kids, and still pursue her passions for writing, personal finance, and social media. You can often find her on twitter and Facebook talking money and motherhood.