Caregiving Garage Sale is November 22

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Caregiving Garage Sale is November 22

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garage.sale.scene.clipartWhat’s in your caregiving closet that you no longer use? No longer need? Do you wonder what in the world to do with those books, CDs, supplies, equipment, gadgets?

Sell them in a Caregiving Garage Sale!

We’re holding garage sale on Caregiving.com on Saturday, November 22. In order to sell your goodies in our sale, you’ll want to place a free listing in our Caregiving Directory by November 22. Be sure to select "Garage Sale" as your category when you add your listing. Anyone (both visitors and members of Caregiving.com and AfterGiving.com) can place as many free listings as they’d like.

A few tips to help you place a listing in our Garage Sale:

1. When listing a product or equipment, include a few tips on how to use the product. For example, share another use for the equipment that you found or an easy way to make it work. Your knowledge is an added bonus for the buyer.

2. You can charge whatever you’d like for an item so be sure to include your price in the listing. If you’re donating the product or service to a buyer, you can still charge for the cost to ship.

3. And, speaking of shipping, be sure to charge appropriately for shipping. You can get cost estimates at the post office website.

4. If an item must be picked up (i.e., it’s too big to ship) be sure to include the area where you live so the buyer knows if it’s convenient for them to pick up the item.

5. You’ll want to work out a payment agreement with your buyer. You can ask them to send you a check; once you receive payment, you ship the item. Or, you can ask them to send you payment through PayPal.

6. You do not need to include your full address when you create your listing--simply select your town on the Google map.

7. When filling out the form, add your headline (a description of your items for sale) in the area under "Title" in "Essential Info."

If you have any problems placing your ad, please send me an email.

When you sell an item, you keep 100% of what you make from the sale. You set the price for your items, including the cost to ship.

Clean out your caregiving closets and get rid of what you no longer need. It could be just what another family caregiver needs. And, make a list of what you need–it’s also a good time to buy!

See you at the Caregiving Garage Sale!

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