There are several reasons why you’d want to resell something online: you might be de-cluttering or want to upgrade an item. Perhaps you’re into thrift store flipping and found some awesome items from your favorite thrift store that you think might turn a profit.
Whatever the reason, it’s great to be armed with the knowledge of just what items have more or less been proven to turn a profit when you resell them online.
Below are 6 Items You Can Resell Online for a Profit
There’s a huge gaming community the world over, and video games can be quite nostalgia-inducing for a lot of them. Popular titles are always in high demand, so there’s definitely a market for them online.
In general, the oldest ones along with the newest games sell well, so if you have those on hand and ready to be resold, chances are, you could get a profit for them.
Books or Textbooks
Selling individual books doesn’t exactly bring in a ton of profit, but book sets or book lots have historically sold very well at online stores and auction sites.
Some of the popular book sets include Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, The Hunger Games, and Anne of Green Gables.
Even just a one or a pair of books from these sets can bring in more profit than a standalone paperback, as collectors of these book series would be looking for books they need to complete a set. Additionally, textbooks also tend to have decent resale values as students are always on the lookout for reference material.
Additionally, textbooks also tend to have decent resale values as students are always on the lookout for reference material. Selling your textbooks are as easy as putting out an ad on eBay or Craigslist.
If you can’t reuse or repurpose clothes, you can definitely earn profits when you sell used clothes online, particularly if you sell brand-name clothes.
A lot of online shoppers are keen on finding clothing from certain labels (high-end designers, included) that they love without having to pay boutique prices for them.
Record Players and Records
Record players and vinyl albums are collectibles, and you’d probably be surprised at just how much collectors are willing to shell out for them. If you have old ones in good condition lying around, you could very well make a profit by selling them online.
Sports equipment are expensive when bought brand new, so people who are just getting into sports or have the passion for a certain sport but not enough funds usually check out secondhand items. Some sporting equipment sells for good money than the others.
So long as the item is in good condition without any perceivable signs of wear and tear or deterioration, sporting equipment usually resells well, both online and at thrift stores.
Pyrex and Glassware
You can find glassware in all shapes and sizes at thrift stores, but the ones that are really considered collectibles and therefore garner more interest and more buyers are those vintage ones such as Pyrex cookware. Glassware in different colors and shapes are also popular.
There are a lot more items that resell well both online and at thrift shops.
Readers, do you have any items on this list that you’ve been planning to sell? Getting them on an online shopping site could be profitable for you.