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Too Good to be Threw's suggestions for resale shopsGive them a chance to make up their minds.

If you’re doing a Facebook Live or even a non-live video selling goods, why simply hold something up for 10 seconds then toss it out of view? Does that make sense? Would you do that in person? Insist they make an instant decision on buy/pass?

Is there a way, instead, that you can (more…)

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Cabin fever is real…

and requires immediate attention!

Your shoppers and suppliers are as sick of the weather as you and your bank account are. They want to (more…)

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Does Facebook video tempt you, but you’ve never done it, you’re “not a public speaker”, or you’re

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Gathering up your consignment shop figures: PayPalIf you, like me, are starting to collect up all those facts and figures for your tax filing, here’s a simple way to get the annual totals of the amounts you collected, refunds you sent, and payment fees from your interactions with PayPal.

Bookmark this! It’s IMPOSSIBLE to find on PP (could it be they’re afraid you’ll freak?) and it’s

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Still think Facebook and Google are the end-all and be-all?

What social media gets

Learn more about using Pinterest to build traffic to your shop web site (and dollars to your bottom line in your consignment, resale or thrift shop) on my Pinterest board and the posts about Pinterest here on Auntie Kate’s blog!

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Thinking of getting a resale map together?

If your shop has similar neighbors (and by neighbors, we mean in driving distance!) a simple handout could draw traffic to your business.

Such a handout needn’t be elaborate nor expensive to produce. Here’s an example that looks to be (more…)

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Wow, did you click on today’s post simply BECAUSE of the title? Hmm, lesson learned?

Yup, December 26. In the spirit of naming days in regard to their seasonal consumerism (Black Friday?  Cyber Monday?), December 26 should be The Day of Disappointment.

Some gifts just NEED to be recycled, and that's where TGtbT.com can help

However wonderful your December 25 might have been (hopefully, was!) with family and friends, fellowship and good cheer, wonderful food and drink…. if you didn’t receive what you really wanted chances are, on December 26, you’ll be out seeking that which

you really wanted.

Which is where you, 

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