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Poshmark Tip of the Day: Under the Wire

Save some of your best looking Poshmark listings for the end of parties. People that share their items at the very end and get just under the wire show up on top of the party feed. So when people shop past parties, the ones that were last shared end up on top!

Stay healthy,
-E

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Poshmark Tip of the Day: Re-list, Re-list, Re-list!

I re-listed an item 3 times within a span of 1.5 days until it sold. This was a high ticket item that I really wanted out because it cost so much and I had to prove to Ryan that I could sell it within the week. Needless to say, I won this round, and I started trying it with other items as well and it worked! Poshmark’s key ingredient? Brand NEW LISTINGS bar at that top of your feed when you open the app! Continue reading Poshmark Tip of the Day: Re-list, Re-list, Re-list!

Shhhhhh! Here Are My Sharing Secrets!!

Lucky you! Not many people know these but after trying some things out I’ve managed to find the *BEST* ways to get your items seen and sold on Poshmark. I’d like to share with you all some of my sharing strategies and skills that can get your stuff seen and sold! I mean, I don’t expect you’re here for shits and giggles, you wanna know how to sell more and make billionz! If you don’t know what sharing is, please read this first before and then catch on up here.

Well I can’t get you to billionaire status, but I can get you on your way. So read on!

Well first and foremost, let’s go with my daily routine:

  1. Wake up.
  2. Share my own closet.
  3. Breakfast.
  4. Share feed.
  5. Work.
  6. Share Feed on lunch.
  7. Work.
  8. Share Feed after work.
  9. List an item.
  10. Dinner.
  11. Share before bed.

FYI this may seem like a lot, but it really isn’t, and this is an IDEAL day, not what I practice on a daily. Ultimately you want to share (overall) about 30 mins a day.

Where and what I share is also very very important. As much as I love just sharing my one item I want to sell over and over again, be careful when doing that because the system may mark it as spam and it lowers the value of the listing. So take a peek into what I do to help you increase your sales and your value as a member of the Poshmark community!

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Sharing my Poshmark Closet
  • I share my own closet.

This is one of the mostly asked questions that I get. How do you share your own closet? Easily, I share each item I have in my closet to ‘my followers’. It’s a lot, but you gotta do it! Sharing your own closet is another sense of marketing for yourself. It’s best to do so in the morning but you shouldn’t do it more than just a few times a day.

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Sharing My Feed
  • I share my feed

Sharing your feed exposes you to new and sometimes fresh items from your followers and from people you follow. Plus you have a chance to look at items that you probably wouldn’t see in your network of friends.

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Sharing Past Poshmark Parties
  • I share past parties
  • I am not part of a share group or share parties.

This is one of the best things that I do. I share from some of the old parties. Why? Because here is a huge network of people that aren’t necessarily in my network… that ultimately I want part of my network. Think about it, everyone shares to parties, or shares some of their followers, followers, followers stuff to parties. I WANT to connect with them. I want them to look into my closet and check things out if they’ve never seen my stuff. Branch out, and sharing from parties is one of the best ways to reach people you haven’t met before!

The reason I am not part of share groups is that having a share group doesn’t give you as much reach as you need to get your closet out there. Imagine if you were in a rock band, and you wanted to make it big, and you sang to an audience of the same 50 people…everyday. You’re not gonna get very far. So diversify your efforts and try breaking out of the bubble of share groups. On the other hand, share groups are a fun way to get to know other people, but to me there’s just a lot of pressure to keep up with the demands sometimes and I prefer a more casual experience.

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Sharing Brands on Poshmark
  • Share likeminded brands

Ok so this one is a 2 part. If I can remember to do this, I share my items that are of a certain brand so that they appear at the top of my closet. Then I go into that brand and start sharing some of the items at the top. When items appear at the top, it means that the user is active and on the app, hence why they are sharing their own item. In turn if you share their items, they share your items. Typically if they like that brand, they are more inclined to purchase items of that brand, so when they are looking at the items to share there’s more of a *possibility* of them purchasing.

So there you have it MY sharing techniques. Try these out if you wanna, it beats just sharing your feed or just the same people in your follow groups.

Happy to help, please make sure that you put your closet below in the comments so that I can check out your closet! Like and Share if you can!

Stay Healthy,

 

-E

My Week In Sales: $800 and It’s Only Been A Week!

Summary: Sold $800 on Poshmark for the month already and it’s only Nov 10th, here’s how I did it.

First off,  sorry for those of you who were saddened by the election results this week. It came to a shock to a vast majority of people including myself. But whatever, we are all one country and we change, we move on, and it’s time to focus on moving forwards and making those sales we got Christmas people!

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Poshmark’s Cover Photo on Facebook (if you can see, my mannnnnn is on it!!)

It’s been a bitchin’ time for Poshmark sales because this is the time when sales pick up like crazy! I’ve been hitting some MAJOR MAJOR breakthroughs that I would like to share with you because I officially broke $800 and it’s only the second week of the month!

At Poshfest, there was a workshop called Poshmark Power Users. Which were led by the two very talented ladies: Lyn McLaughlin Cromar and Jessica Craddock who manage their own Poshmark Facebook Support Groups. They suggested some tricks to boost up some sales and I am happy to report that they do work!

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Poshmark Analytics Groups one of the sites that users can go to for additional tips and tricks on Poshmark

After some major thrifting this past week, I have gone out on business and during my downtime to some pretty good thrift shops around the country and happy to report that the majority of my finds have brought in enough sales that they have already paid themselves off!

One of the key things they mentioned, in addition to sharing, and to following…was LISTING!!! For me and my new inventory, I have made it a rule that I am NOT allowed to shop for my inventory, until everything that I previously purchased has been listed. Makes for a happy home! My husband starts seeing things go out the door instead of piled high in my office. His anxiety has gone down, and merch is starting to circulate! YASS!!

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One of their big suggestions was to list DAILY. Yes daily! I  highly highly recommend it, because really it generates revenue for you, obviously, because if you don’t list it, it can’t be sold. But they mentioned that the constant activity in your closet will trigger the analytics of your account to increase your sales. So listing anything, they mentioned a pic of your dog, will help keep that constant activity, which will increase the likelihood of sales. NOW… I personally have no proof of this, it obviously would be in the coding somewhere, which I don’t have access to and wouldn’t know how to read anyway. But what I can give you is my own personal experience.

Have I sold more sales using this method? Short answer: yes.
Have I listed everyday? Yes.
Have I put up listings of my dog? Sadly, no.

But!

I have double listed items in my closet on days where I didn’t have anything to list, which is something they mentioned to try to do as well and it works! I also have changed up how I list things. I stick with the white background that I have mentioned for cover shots, so that is what I have transitioned into since the chevron days!

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Just a hint of what I have already sold from my closet this month on Poshmark!

I do think you should try it out, you may increase your sales, but for me, it’s going real well. This shouldn’t however deter you from following and sharing other closets as well as your own, this should be in addition to what you already do. Remember to limit your activity to peak times and you should be all good!

If you have any questions, feel free to drop on by and put em down below. I say that because I actually need comments on these posts so please please please try not to comment on the FB post or on my listings on Poshmark. Also if you have gotten this far, please like the post as well, it helps others find the information too! THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP!!!

 

Stay Healthy,

 

-E

List Like A Pro

So if you’re a pro or a newbie, there are different perceptions when it comes to listing. For those that are new, its kind of a new experience for most of us once we start out. You’re really excited, and you start dressing things up, take a few pics and upload your new listing, then voilà! You get your first sale!!! All of a sudden, you get the bug and you’re immediately addicted. You dart to your closet and take pics of EVERYTHING you can sell, old shoes, new shirts, ANYTHING you can get your hands on…then it sets in after the 10th listing. Yes you all know what I’m talking about! The: “I have 2 whole piles of clothes more to go, this is exhausting!”

Yes, we’ve all been there, especially if Poshmark is your business and you buy to sell. It’s so much easier to shop and buy, than it is to ‘list’ the actual item. So let me throw some harsh facts your way first so that you can take these tips and create your own method of listing.

  1. Poshmark is a mobile platform, so the only way (for now) to list an item is through your mobile device. Sorry guys but until Poshmark releases a new update where you can list on your desktop computer we’re stayin on our smart devices until then.
  2. Photos are usually taken on your mobile device since its on a mobile platform. Unless you want to throw in an extra step or two you can take pictures on an external device and upload them to your phone.
  3. You get 4 pictures per listing. I’ve heard that Poshmark will be updating it soon to add more pictures but it’ll stay 4 for now.
  4. You have to add a description and details to each listing.
  5. Each listing needs to be done one at a time, there’s no way to submit multiple listings at once.

So having these rules and restrictions makes way for you to get a little creative, so to speak. For myself I’ve been one to make things easier for me rather than harder. I’ve made a sure fire way to get all your listings done with the best quality, but also with the most efficiency. Now just remember that my way may not work for everyone, but you can always try it out and see how it works for you!

Let’s get started!

1) Start by setting your stage.

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Notice the setting where I am taking picture of the shoes and all the accessories and props.
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Same area, just added accessories!
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Set my area for jeans and clothes that need to be hung.
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Now all I have to do is add the next pair or whatever and I can move on quickly!

What I mean by that is that you must always get your area ready. I like to list my items in categories. All the shoes at once, all the bags at once, and all the clothes that are on hangers at once. All items that are to be staged in the same way do them all together, it will save you tons of time switching back and fourth for every different piece of clothing (it will also save your back too!). This is the time to dress up your area, bring in the light, get your background ready so that once you set your area, you’re ready to rock and roll.

2) Take all your photos all at once.

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This is where you can just fly. Once you’ve got your lighting and all your props and designs in order, you can just add the item in and just snap away. This is a great time to add hints to yourself later on when you’re listing the item. What I mean by that is when you are taking pictures, make sure to take pictures off all the details that may help you when you’re listing the item later on. When taking pictures of jeans, I like to take a picture of the tape measure at them bottom of the inseam so that I can add it in the description later, same with heels. Also take pictures of the size tag and damage if there is any.

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As you can see by my photos, they are of amazing quality, this you cannot get on the iphone yet but I do take photos on my Sony A6000. NOW- this was a gift from my wonderful husband but this fancy camera also has amazing features where I can download the photos from my camera directly to my iphone via wifi. This is the only extra step that I have to take when I am doing this process to get this type of covershot/ hero shot for my listings. If you want to do that, this is up to you, however this is not required, you can take your photos on your smartphone in lieu of this.

3) Edit/ Crop/ Collage photos all at once.

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Once you’re all done with your photos, then it’s time to put away your inventory, nicely and neatly then take a look at all the gold you just produced. This is one of my favorite parts of the listing because I can sit down on the couch and just edit all the content. If a photo needs to be highlighted or I need to add a filter, I can do so there on my phone sitting down and relaxing next to a cozy fire! I do this all on my phone so that they’re ready to go once I am ready to list and upload them.

4) Upload from your bed!

This is my happy place! My warm cuddly bed, where it’s quiet and I can just list in the comfort of my PJ’s. This is also the perfect thing to do in your downtime, list a few items at a time, there’s no rush. I never want to feel like this stage is daunting! So I make sure that I do this last part where I am most comfortable. I can get about 20 items in before I am ready to pass out. Then I can do another 20 the next day, but this also saves the time for you rushing to get 10 listings in at best doing them one at a time, then losing the sunlight, or even having to bend up and down to take pictures over and over again. That way all your pictures are done, editing is done, and uploading is at your leisure!

By using this method, and breaking up all the different segments it makes it much easier to get this done and not have to feel like listing your whole closet is the worst thing in the world, especially when you have bags and bags full of stuff that you need to list. TRUST ME I’VE BEEN THERE!!! lol

Hopefully this helped and I hope you start plowing through your closet and get everything listed! Questions? Comments? Please leave ’em at the bottom!

Stay Healthy,

-E