I have been a reseller for as long as I can remember. Growing up in the early days of the Internet, the concept of being able to sell something sitting around the house to an eager stranger on the web was the coolest thing to me. OfferUp serves a unique niche, so let's learn more … Continue reading How to avoid scams and stay safe on OfferUp
Mercari, the Japanese selling app started in February 2013, is an easy, fun and fast way to buy and sell goods. It's a well run app that is incredibly user friendly. However, like any other service, sometimes you need a little help to navigate any potential problems. How to Contact Mercari Mercari Customer Support: Best … Continue reading Mercari Support: How to Contact Mercari If You Have a Problem
In 1993, cigarette maker Marlboro rolled out the Marlboro Adventure Team which was essentially a tobacco tinged lifestyle brand that promoted campy outdoor activities via branded merchandise that could be obtained from a catalog with "Marlboro Miles". A trip down the rabbit hole reveals some pretty weird content like the video below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HWaI77IUlk Marlboro Adventure … Continue reading What are ‘Marlboro Miles’?: A look back at the odd marketing of tobacco and outdoor living
To be an effective online reseller, one must stay on top of trends of items that sell successfully. Knowing what to spot in a clearance section or thrift store is pivotal. In my over a decade of reselling, trends have shifted but what I have noticed recently is the success of nostalgia electronics. So any … Continue reading Why are people still buying blank cassettes?