Tips For Selling

  • Bring something to display your items – a table, clothes rail, plastic ground sheet & cardboard boxes
  • Arrange your items so they look appealing appealing
  • Get there as early as possible as there are usually early buyers and you don’t want to miss out
  • Have some idea of the price you would like to charge for each item. You do not need to put a price label on each item and be prepared for bartering. Don’t hold on to things if you can’t get exactly the price you want, remember it’s the whole amount you go home with at the end of the day that matters
  • If there is a crowd waiting at your pitch wait until they have gone before unloading, they will return later
  • Bring lots of small change
  • It’s a good idea to do your selling with a companion, then you have the freedom to take turns to visit the loo or get food/drinks or generally have a look around
  • Always be alert – keep your money safely hidden on your person and keep watch on your table that no one steals anything. Also keep your car doors and boot locked when you are not using it
  • Bring a plastic sheet to throw over your items in case it rains, then you can start selling again as soon as it stops
  • Always take your rubbish and all unsold goods home with you