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** easy offline money method**

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Uberfunk, Sep 27, 2013.

  1. Uberfunk

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    Firstly i would like to thank everyone i have learned and continue to learn from in this forum =)

    Ok so the following is a method i use to make a bit of extra cash offline/online

    So what i do is by blank postcards and a couple of colorful pens to write on then with then i write on the postcards


    CASH PAID FOR BROKEN ELECTRICAL ITEMS
    • Games consoles
    • Laptops
    • Mobiles
    • Stereo Equipment
    • Etc
    TEXT - 07712****** CASH WAITING

    Then for example my 9-5 job is about an hours drive away from where i live and i put these post cards up in all the shops which allow advertising in there window along the my route and in the towns local to me, then sit back and wait.

    Eventually i will get a text saying for example i have old laptop which doesn't work how much would you pay for it etc

    Then find out the make and model and find similar faulty items on eBay and click 'completed listings' to see what the sell for broken

    for example if the laptops sells for an average £60 broken i would offer them say £20-25 then collect it on my way home from work (hence putting postcards on my route home) then i take a picture on my phone and list it that evening on ebay and wait to make bank =)

    Obviously if its an easy fix i will just mend the item (im quite handy with this) and sell for more working =)

    Also on facebook if you search selling page then your town there is a lot of pages where people sell things
    , just add the same listing as your postcards and see what you get offered.

    for me i can make and easy couple of hundred pounds this way for not a lot of work and never going out of my way

    Hope this helps people make some bank =)
     
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  2. Elbert

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    You know thats a great idea i wish you luck in the future with this . Another thing that my brother does that might help someone out is he goes to garage sales and buys everything at one bulk shot and then takes it all home and resells it for double his investment.
     
  3. VanDam

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    That is an interesting idea. Thanks for sharing. Before I got to the Facebook part in your post I was actually thinking that this could be done through my local towns listing. There is one that is very active.
     
  4. Phoenix17

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    You could also swing by thrift stores (if they're open) on the way home from work. I've seen a lot of youtube videos of great pick ups from these type of stores. Like used xbox 360s (without HDD) for like $5
     
  5. SocialMediaManager

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    i had tried this method already fixing and selling lot of money to be made but i cant fix everything so i was not fit for that
     
  6. nathanluis47

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    That's great idea buddy many thanks for sharing this awesome post Thanks again
     
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    Why stick to broken stuff

    Used electrical items best prices paid

    Most people are happy to get rid of old stuff
    so will sell for peanuts

    Refuse stuff you dont want politely and ask if they happen to have
    what your looking for.

    Good method though to pick up extra cash

    Repped for this useful post
     
  8. Chudnofsky

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    Great idea bro :D
     
  9. believeme625

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    Simple and a brilliant idea. :)
     
  10. Uberfunk

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    Yeah this really is a simple idea sometimes i wont even bother mending stuff as i can make a nice bit of money by selling as it is and not have to do a thing apart from take a picture on my phone and list straight from my phone simple =)

    Nanavlad if i ever get offered anything which isnt broken then i will always make someone an offer but the majority of the time people want top money for things but sometimes you get some, also with faulty things you may make someone an offer and they may say no but 2-3 weeks down the line when its still in the cupboardmdoing nothing you may find they think again and text you again asking if your still interested =P

    Anyway im glad this share has helped a few people and wish you all good luck if you try it =)
     
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    Have bookmarked this method for a friend of mine in the US looks promising...
     
  12. Uberfunk

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    Elbert your right buying stuff in bulk can work for people if they can buy at the the right price =) i think it also pays off to specialize in a few things for example i buy a lot of old retro games and motorbike gear from carboots/yardsales i know my makes and brands and roughly know what i can sell something for before i buy it.

    Also its always worth looking through ebay at items which say collection only, watch these auction as they generally go for a lot less and in the last few hours its worth messaging them asking can they post. you will find due to the auction ending and the bids not being as high as they would hope they will agree to post and you can make a last minuet bid and get for a bargain, wait for then to arrive re-list with postage and cash in on there initial laziness =)
     
  13. Uberfunk

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    Abhi007 if your friend likes the idea he is welcome to add me on skype if e wants to discuss