Best Tips on the Internet for Making Money
One man's junk is another man's treasure!
What made me think of writing a hub about How To Make Money
I started thinking about this when I was asked by someone 'how can I make some money, I'm broke, I can't pay my heating bill which is in arrears because I have to pay my rent first or I will be evicted, I'm cold and I'm desperate'.
This got me thinking that there must be loads of people out there in the same position as this particular person.
Start by looking at what you have got and what belongs to you
We all have items in our possession which belong to us that we don't really need or use or maybe we do need or use them but, if you haven't got any money to pay to heat your home because you need to pay your rent you really do need to get those priorities in order!
My first suggestion to my friend was to think about what they have that they no longer use. Such as electrical items, dvd's, audio equipment, furniture, jewellery, the list is endless when you really put your mind to thinking about it.
Remember one mans junk is another mans treasure
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Once you have looked out all of the items that you think may not be missed it's time to get thinking of ways that you are going to sell them.
Free Advertising Sites
If you have a computer which you probably have because you wouldn't be reading my hub if you didn't then you will be aware that there are many, many free online sites that you can advertise your items on such as E-bay, Gumtree etc, there are loads more you just have to spend a little time looking for them.
If you want to make money then you need to be careful at what price you put on your items
It's no good putting your items onto these sites and asking too much for them because your fail at the first hurdle! Start low and slowly identify the items that sell quickly or alternatively take a look in your local newspaper which in fact you can also advertise in some for free.
Ask your friends what they would pay for the items and ask them to be honest, tell them your dilemma and maybe just maybe they may even be interested in buying an item.
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This guy may help you to get started on ebay
Focus, remember that you need to be firm with yourself, those items have to go to pay the bill!
I know it's hard to get rid of your things, but sometimes it just has to be done, when times are tough what we take for granted in our homes has to go. You have to focus be positive and remember why you need to get rid of these items.
What about a car booty
Car booties are another way of selling your items. All you need is a car, of course, if you haven't got a car then see if you can ask family to help, ask them to give up a day to do a car booty with you so that you can raise the money you need to pay that bill!
I know there not much fun in the winter but again by looking on the web or in your local newspaper you find that there are indoor booties around where you maybe able to sell your items.
Christmas Fayres are around the corner
The christmas fayres will be starting soon and all you need is a decorating table. Put all of your items on the table and make your table look interesting, don't just pile the items on the table put books alongside dvd's, try to make your table look inviting to the people who visit the christmas fayre.
More websites where you could advertise your items for free
Put cards in the local post office window advertising your items or alternatively some shops have an area for advertising second hand items
Post offices are very good places to advertise your items as they only charge a small amount of money for putting the card into the shop window and it's normally on a one week basis.
Alternatively, some large shopping stores will allow you to advertise too.
Speak to friends and family see if they can put an advert or poster in there workplace
Some businesses allow their staff to advertise items or bring items into work to be sold to other employees, check with your friends and family see if they could do this for you, I'm sure that if you mention to them your dilemma they may be able to help you.
If you cannot raise the money to pay your gas bill due to being in so much debt you need to contact National Debt line. They have a user friendly website and people that you can talk to online to help you sort out your debts, they can advise you on where to go and who to speak to and they can help you look at your debts and sort them out.
It's no good burying your head in the sand!
Take my How to Make Money Ideas and have a go for yourself. Be patient, keep advertising those items don't give up to soon, it may take a little time but once you get your first sell I'm sure you will be encouraged to continue.
If all else fails visiting the Doctor could be the way forward they are aware of groups of people that are in the same position as you are and they maybe able to help you. The Church is also there to listen.
So you have looked around and you have nothing to sell, what now?
Ask everyone you know if they have any items old or new that they no longer want. Tell them that if they want to get rid of it you will take it off their hands. You may be surprised at the amount of people that would rather give there items to you than throw it away. And if they know you are in dire straits they would want to help. Be honest and people will help.
And the very best of luck, my thought's are with you!
If you have any ideas that you would like to share with others let me know please and I will add it to my hub. Thank you.
© 2014 Trudy Cooper