100+ Places to Make Money Creating & Selling Your Own Products

There are sites out there designed to help people sell their products (books, art work, bodycare products, clothes, online courses, music, games, etc.) online.

Gumroad

Sellfy

Etsy

CafePress

Zazzle

Spreadshirt

Pikistore

Lulu

CreateSpace

Blurb

TasteBook

CDBaby

The Game Crafter

Spoonflower

Ponoko

deviantART

ImageKind

 Big Cartel

Art Web

Design Cuts 

Creative Market

This is a Limited Edition

Artist Shops

Society6 

Amazon

Redbubble

INPRNT

Design By Humans

Newegg

Bonanza 

eBay 

eBid 

iOffer 

Listia 

Mercari (app)

Oodle 

Sell .com 

uBid 

Varagesale 

eBid

Ruby Lane

 eCrater

Rakuten

Craigslist

Used Clothing

ASOS (UK)

BagBorrowOrSteal 

Fashionphile 

Just Between Friends

Kindermint 

Poshmark (app)

Recycle Your Fashions 

The RealReal 

SNOBSWAP 

ThreadUp 

Ex-Boyfriend Jewelry 

RubyLane

Pinterest

The Early Years Boutique

Swappa

Neat Stacks

MikList

BriskSale

Carousell

Dealo

Mercari

Trove Marketplace (USA)

Cash4Books

OLX

LetGo

5miles

Depop

Tradyo

SocialSell (US)

Wallapop

Chairish

Vinted

Shpock

Pxsell

Cargoh

BRIKA

GLC Mall

DaWanda

FarmMade

The Internet Antique Shop 

NearlyNewlyWed

OnceWed

 http://PreOwnedWeddingDresses.com 

Sell My Wedding Dress 

 http://StillWhite.com 

BookFinder 

BookScouter 

 http://Half.com Â 

Cash4Books 

Powell’s

Sell Back Your Book 

Abundatrade 

Decluttr 

SecondSpin 

SellDVDsOnline

ArtPal

123RF

BigStockPhoto

CanStockPhoto

Corbis

DepositPhotos

Dreamstime

Fotolia

 http://FreeDigitalPhotos.net 

iStockPhoto

ShutterPoint

ShutterStock

BuyMyTronics

eCycle Best

Exchangemyphone

Gazelle

Glyde

NextWorth

SellCell

Swappa

uSell

YouRenew

Kijiji

Facebook Marketplace

Twitter

Instagram

Storenvy

Minted

CASETiFY

Artfinder

UGallery

Saatchi Art 

Artsy

Artnet

Blomming

Daily Grommet

Second Shoutout

Lish

OfferUp

Decluttr

BuybackBoss

OC Buyback

Luulla

Houzz

Skreened

Nuvango

Vango

Displate

Hey Prints

Threadless

CollegeArtOnline

IndieMade

Zatista

Everything but the House

Threadflip

Tradesy

Swappa

ValoreBooks

The RealDeal

Tappan Collctive

Absolut Art

How Do I Start?

Do market research

Finalize products to sell

Identify your customer base & segment your audiences

Begin research on what platform you’d like to sell on

Create high-quality product content

Create a strategy to market to your potential customers.

What makes a good product to sell online?
Whether you looking to make extra money or you are simply trying to declutter your home, selling stuff online is a way to turn your stuff into cash.

There are 5 keys:
Profitability

Price point

Size / weight

Popularity

Competitiveness

Before you begin to brainstorm the design and experience of an online store, or even your company’s name, you’ll need to choose what products to sell.
This decision is a strategy:

Brand name,

Website design,

Marketing, 

Loyalty programs, and

Shipping and fulfillment.

Your product or service doesn’t necessarily need to be a huge, complicated endeavor — it can be simple, yet exceptionally effective.

Product opportunities exist :

Improved product features

A new market unrealized by your competitors

Unique product positioning and marketing.

How To Choose What To Sell

1. Identify/create products that solve a problem

2. Find products you & others are passionate about

3. Find products with branding potential

4. Hop on trends early

5. Find products that fulfill guilty pleasures

6. Identify & serve niche segments.

Accepting payments: PayPal alternatives for online small businesses

ProPay

Payoneer

Skrill

MoneyBookers

Paymate

Paystack (Nigeria)

Direct Bank Transfer

Categories of items you can sell online:

Antiques

Appliances

Arts and crafts

Cars and trucks

Auto parts

Baby and kids

Beauty and health

CDs and DVDs

Cell phones

Laptops & tablets

Clothing and shoes

Furniture

Games and toys

CDs and DVDs

Video games

Gaming systems

Textbooks

Smartphones

Apple products such as iPods, iPads and iPhones

Kindles

Lego sets

CBD products

Shapewear

Journal notebooks and personal planners

Subscription boxes

Craft beverages

On-the-go, health-conscious foods

FYI:

The world is full of con artists and other unsavory people, and it’s important to make sure you’re ahead of the game when it comes to online scammers in the selling and buying marketplace. Selling stuff online can be daunting, intimidating and sometimes frustrating.

There are many scam artists out there who offer to give you “this” if you’ll do “that” when you’re doing online selling and buying. They’ll arrange for third-party payment, or send you over what you want and ask you to give them back the difference, or other odd requests.

If Something Seems “Off”, Go With Your Gut

When you’re selling or buying something online and something seems off, it’s probably best to pull out of the deal. If someone is trying to finagle some weird payment arrangements other than what is typical, I’d bail on the deal.

Don’t Deviate From Normal Payment Options

Most sites have you pay one of a couple of different ways: you can meet in person and accept cash or a cashier’s check, or you can accept a PayPal payment if you’re shipping an item.

Have a First Come, First Served Rule

Don’t offer to hold items for people that may never show up unless you have a good and valid reason to do so. Holding items puts you at risk for losing out on selling your item.

Always Tell Somebody When You’re Meeting Up with a Potential Buyer

Always leave information about where you’re going, who you’re meeting (leave the contact info you’ve been using to communicate with them), what you’re doing and when you expect to be back.

Be careful.

Never Meet Up with Buyers Alone

Always bring somebody along if you’re meeting up with potential buyers too. I don’t recommend ever going alone, simply for safety reasons.

How To Find Products To Sell:

Brainstorm ideas

Research ideas in Google Trends

Find market data to see if the industry sales is growing

Find low competition niches within growing industries

Collect data such as Amazon Sales, Search Volume, keyword difficulty, etc.


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