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The Best Places to Sell Clothing Online


Whether you are wanting to clean out your closet, looking to make a little extra cash, or wanting to get into reselling for part time income, there are a plethora of online reselling marketplaces from which to choose. These app based platforms make the whole process very user friendly, but which one is right for you?

I remember being overwhelmed at the beginning of my reselling journey--not knowing where to start. To keep you from getting overwhelmed, I've compiled a list of the best (and easiest) places to sell your pre-loved clothing online with a breakdown of the basics you need to know. You can find more in depth tips and tricks in my Reseller Corner, but this is a perfect introduction to digital reselling.


Depop

Depop is a global fashion marketplace that has become known for its offering of vintage and trending styles. The user interface is very social in it's format, and has an "instagram" feel. This is a great place to sell vintage, anything that is a trending style (no matter the brand), as well as popular brand named items.


The basics:

Free to download to your phone.

Free unlimited amount of listings.

4 photos per listing.

They take 10% commission plus a payment processing fee. For Credit Card sales the processing fee is 2.9% plus $0.30, and for PayPal the processing fee is 3.49% plus $0.49.

Depop will generate shipping labels for you (you just need to know the items weight).


eBay

eBay is known as the world's marketplace. You can buy and sell pretty much anything from clothes to cars on this platform. eBay is know for it's auctions and it is a great place to sell collector's items, discontinued/sold out product lines, as well as name brand clothing.


The basics:

Free to download to your phone.

Free to create 250 listings per month.

12 photos per listing

10% commission payment fee of 2.9% plus $0.30 per listing.

Ebay will generate shipping labels for you through PayPal (you just need to know the item's weight)


Poshmark

Poshmark is one of the leading marketplaces for clothing, although the platform has much more. International shipping is only available between the US and Canada. It is great platform for selling any kind of clothing or accessory, and name brand and designer brands do very well.


The basics:

Free to download to your phone.

Free unlimited listings.

16 photos per listing.

20% commission or a flat rate of $2.95 for listings under $15.

No payment fee.

Poshmark offers buyers flat rate shipping fee of $7.49 for any package under 5 pounds and will generate a label for you.


Mercari

Mercari is a marketplace that allows you to sell almost anything as long as it can be shipped within the US. Clothing sells well on the platform--and it's a great place to list mid level designer and department store brands.


The basics:

Free to download to your phone.

Free unlimited listings.

12 photos per listing.

10% Commission.

Processing Fee of 2.9% plus $0.30 per sale.


Thred UP

Thred Up is an online marketplace and consignment store. If you are looking for a low maintenance way to make a few bucks from your preloved clothing and don't care too much about the actual amount you sell items for, this is a great option for you!


The basics:

Request a free Clean out Kit

Thred Up sends you a big bag with a shipping label.

You place the items you think might sell into the bag and ship it away.

When eligible items sell you will receive either a credit to shop online, or the option to cash out and receive a payment.



With secondhand and resale shopping on the rise in the US, don't miss out on the opportunity to turn your unwanted clothing into cash and declutter in a responsible and sustainable way. Check out my Beginner's Guide to Reselling for tips on how to get started today!




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