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Best Tips for a Successful Garage Sale

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Rated 0 points - posted 10 years ago by WritingJennie in category Home.
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Have water available Report Abuse
Cups and a simple pitcher of cool water are a great way to keep your customers linerging on a hot day.
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Place your items outside of the garage to be more visible. Pop-up tents are a great idea. Report Abuse
The EZ-up tent is affordable and a cinch to use.
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Make It Shady Report Abuse
Having a shady place to stand and keeping your items cool are imperative.
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Get a permit if it is the law where you live. You don't want to have to pay for a ticket. Report Abuse
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Haggle nicely. Report Abuse
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Clean your items from dust and dirt. Report Abuse
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Do not flash your money around. Report Abuse
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Keep the money with you. Report Abuse
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Have plenty of change. Report Abuse
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Provide snacks. Report Abuse
A simple batch of cookies is the perfect treat.
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Only hold items for one hour or less. Report Abuse
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Try to include extra items in a sale for a reduced price. Report Abuse
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Have prices clearly marked. Report Abuse
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Don't post your full address in online and newspaper ads. Report Abuse
List an intersection and then have bright recognizable signs steer customers in the right direction.
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Have GREAT signage. Report Abuse
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Do not place things right on the street where they can be easily stolen. Report Abuse
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Sell emonade Report Abuse
Make some simple lemonade and sell it for about 50 cents a cup. It is nostalgic, people will hang around longer at your sale and you will make extra money even if they do not buy anything.
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sell lemonade...not 'emonade' LOL
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Count back the change to the customer. Report Abuse
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Be prepared for rain. Report Abuse
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Keep your pets on a leash or out of sight. Report Abuse
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Have some extra lawn chairs for for those who may not be able to stand or are just accompanying someone. Report Abuse
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