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Do you have clothes and shoes that you don’t want to keep but don’t want to give away for free? Consider selling them online. It can be overwhelming trying to figure out how to get started, but this guide will give you the information and confidence you need to take the first step to selling your clothes online with Poshmark.
What Is Poshmark?
Poshmark launched in 2011 as a resell platform focused specifically on clothes and have since expended to include accessories, personal care items and even select home goods, pet items and electronics. They used venture capital to combine e-commerce and social media to create an experience that was supposed to be like going through your best friend’s closet.
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How to Start Selling on Poshmark
Selling your stuff on Poshmark is fairly straightforward. Below is a step-by-step guide on how to sell on Poshmark from the platform itself.
1. Create an Account
If you don’t already have an account, head over to their website to make one — it’s free. You can use this account to buy or sell items on Poshmark. Poshmark can work on a computer, but it’s intended to be used as a mobile app, and it’s easier that way. You can download the Poshmark app from the Apple App Store or on an Android device.
2. List Your Items
Open the app and tap the “sell” button with the camera icon. Upload a picture of the item that shows it in its best light but also shows any wear or defects. Poshmark will not let buyers return items if they are the wrong size, but they can return them if the description or pictures are misleading or unclear. You can upload as many as 16 pictures in your listing, so it’s a good idea to upload photos of multiple angles so buyers can see every part of the item.
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Next, fill out the description. Include as many details as you can. List the size and condition and make sure to note any defects, no matter how small. This is also where you’ll include keywords that help buyers find your item, so include the color along with the style, styling suggestions and appropriate events.
You can choose the price for your items, but Poshmark will take their cut when the item sells. That’s $2.95 for items under $15 and 20% of …….