Have you ever had trouble deciding how to sell your gadgets or other items? There are a variety of ways to get value from your items, the trash and recycling should be left as a last resort.
One local example for Arizona based readers is Bookmans Entertainment Exchange. They are used goods store located in Flagstaff, Mesa, Tucson, and Phoenix. This store allows customers to bring in their goods and in exchange receive store credit to buy a wide variety of used items in their store. Bookmans has a great atmosphere and for gadget fans, you can find many unique items for sale from computer parts to old MP3 players. Be sure to check back often, as the store stock continually changes depending on what people bring in and what the store accepts.
There are several online options for selling your old gadgets. Two of the most prominent online stores that you may be aware of are eBay and Amazon. The first, eBay, is a site where you can post your goods for sale. Potential customers can either bid on the item or buy it outright, depending on how you sell you items. Transactions are handled using the PayPal service to provide a layer of security. Amazon.com is similar to eBay in its function as an online store. You can trade-in items to Amazon to gain gift card credit or sell your goods directly. As a seller, it is important to establish a good reputation. You can do this by packing your goods securely, shipping your goods in a timely manner, and maintaining clear communication with buyers. For both of these online stores, take the proper security precautions and ask questions.
If you think your items will not sell but they still work, consider donating to organizations like Goodwill. There are many Goodwill locations in Arizona and across the country. Your donation may be useful to someone and will help your local community.
There is no wrong way to gain value from your old gadgets. Hopefully this information has given you some ideas on how you can begin to approach the selling process.