Ming Bowl Auction the Real Story

Did you hear about the $35 yard sale find of a Chinese Ming bowl that sold for $721,000 at auction? Did it really sell for that much money? Read the surprising Ming bowl auction’s real story and learn why the estimate was low and why the yard sale find really didn’t sell for that much. This real story will help you when you are pricing and reselling your yard sale finds.

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3 Tips to Value Costume Jewelry

Got a lot of costume jewelry? Read to learn the tips to value costume jewelry including marked and unmarked pieces, faux pearls, and pieces by famous makers like Tiffany, Chanel and Trifari. See the other names you need to find and what to look for on bracelets, pins and earrings. Are the marks part of an attached tag or are they integrated into the piece? Discover the 3 tips to value costume jewelry.

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How to Source and Sell Thrift Store Finds

Whether you are just starting out or have an established thrift store or reselling business, Dr. Lori offers her secrets on how to source and sell to make more money. See the items she recommends to buy and how to make decisions on which items are best and why when reselling. Discover the best places to buy and then resell. Plus, time saving tips, marketing advice and easy listing tips that many simply overlook.

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How to Sell your Beanie Babies

Got beanie babies? Trying to sell them for top dollar? Dr. Lori reveals tips and secrets to marketing your beanie babies including tricks to taking the photos that will be included in your online listing on sites like eBay, Facebook Marketplace and others. Dr. Lori also suggests other online sites and tips to finding your buyers.

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Thrift Store Shopping for Profit

Trying to make extra money by thrift store shopping for profit? Expert Dr. Lori shares secrets of where and when to shop, how to approach thrift shops like Care & Share Thrift Shoppes, Goodwill and Salvation Army, and what tools you need to be successful. It’s very competitive, so learn how to be prepared before you leave home. Plus, understand the differences between online reselling outlets like eBay, Etsy, Ruby Lane and others so you can sell the right item in the right market. Dr. Lori is helping people make money thrifting and flipping!

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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 Shipping Secrets for Antiques

Are you an online reseller who ships a lot of antiques and collectibles? Are you preparing for a downsizing move and need to prepare your valuables for shipping? Ph.D. Antiques Appraiser Dr. Lori shares her shipping secrets to help get your valuable antiques and art to their destination in one piece. Get shipping tips museum professionals use.

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3 Estate Sale Liquidating Tips

Are you settling an estate? Need to sell all of Grandma’s belongings for top dollar in order to pay bills or to get your inheritance? Ph.D. Antiques Appraiser Dr. Lori reveals three estate sale tips you must know. Based on actual stories from people Dr. Lori has met over the years appraising their antiques after they’ve held their estate sale auction and were victims, losing money during an estate sale. If you want to make the most money selling Grandma’s antiques, you have to avoid these traps set by unscrupulous estate sale folks and auctioneers.

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