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Selling Online Start to Sold Tips

Want to get started selling online? Trying to take your online sales to the next level? Dr. Lori outlines research, category, key word and listing title secrets to help you go from start to sold. Discover how to know what your buyer sees so you can attract more people to your listings. Understand why your piece can sell for more money than others and how you can tweak your listings to get higher values.

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3 Tips for Selling on eBay

Thinking of starting to sell on eBay or another online auction site? Are you a frequent seller and want to take it to the next level? Dr. Lori offers tips that can help you make more money when selling on eBay or other online auctions. Learn 3 tips to selling on eBay including when is a good time to start your listings to start that bidding war, how to write your listings for the most views and how to set up and take the best photos for the item you are selling. Plus specific pointers for beginners.

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Real Stories Selling Antiques

Trying to sell your stuff for extra money? Are you considering hosting your own estate sale or letting a consignment shop or thrift store help you sell select items? Avoid the pitfalls as Dr. Lori shares real life selling stories as told to her by people just like you who have sold their antiques and collectibles and had bad experiences doing it. You can do it, but be careful. Dr. Lori offers tips to avoid bad situations and offers suggestions on how to sell your stuff online and protect yourself from losing money and getting hurt.

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3 Ways to Find Valuable Antiques

Want to know how to spot that valuable thrift store find? Don't know what to look for when cleaning out Grandma's attic or when you are downsizing? It's a common question and Dr. Lori provides secrets to spot those prints, posters, silver and ceramics that are valuable. Don't rely only on marks or signatures. They could fool you. You must read this article so you aren't throwing away a valuable or walking past it at a thrift store.

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Don’t Get Taken Selling Antiques

Trying to sell your antiques, but are a little unsure of the process? Do you have concerns of buyers knowing more than you about the antiques' business? Dr. Lori offers guidelines and tips so you don't get taken by a dishonest buyer, get misled by an auction house, or sell to an antiques appraiser. Avoid these issues so you make the most money when selling your antiques and collectibles.

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How to Make Money Thrifting

Do you want to combine the love of antique shopping with making money? Have you ever thought about making a living or earning extra retirement income by thrift store shopping? Start by following Dr. Lori's three guidelines to turning that thrift store find into extra money and maybe even a full-time income. It can be done.

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Get Bargains Antiques Shopping

Do you get the best prices when antiques and thrift store shopping? Do you pay too much because you unknowingly reveal secrets to the seller so they end up not reducing the price for you? Read three tips from Dr. Lori to help get the best steals when antiques shopping. It's fun to shop, but even more fun when you get a bargain. Find out how.

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3 Items to Avoid at Thrift Stores

Do you like to thrift shop for vintage items? Do you take the bargains you find at estate sales and auctions and flip them for profit? Discover three types of items including vintage signs and furniture that might look like bargains, but will be difficult to resell because their popularity is on the way out. Plus, Dr. Lori shares clues on which vintage and antiques items are trending up and can earn you more money when reselling.

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3 Ways to Downsize

Are you downsizing and feeling overwhelmed? Do you have no idea of where or how to start the process? Stop putting it off! Read Dr. Lori's three tips to consider when downsizing that you most likely never considered. Plus, learn secrets to avoid losing money. Sure, you have a lot of stuff, but it doesn't have to be overwhelming.

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3 Steps to Host your Own Auction

Thinking of selling your antiques or grandma's stuff at an auction? Why not host and run the auction yourself with your family and make more money? Dr. Lori outlines how to run your own auction in three easy steps. Why give the auction house money that you can keep yourself?

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