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The average person spends 51 seconds reading an email newsletter. And with the normal person reading at a rate of 200 wpm, that 51 seconds equates to them reading about 170 words.

What can you say in 170 words?

Well, you’d better include (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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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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 Ah, competition. Educates the public to shop resale. That’s a good thing. Keeps us on our toes. That’s a better thing. Gives us the opportunity to be the first choice for secondhand shopping. That’s the

Best Thing. Here’s 5 ways your consignment shop can become just that:

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Facebook Live Voideos backwards? TGtbT.com tells you how to flip!

If there’s even more you’re confused about in the resale industry, you need to click on the pic and grab all of TGtbT.com’s info!

If you’re flipping out over your Facebook Live videos being backwards, here’s how to correct that!

Or rather, here’s LOTS of ways… try them all and see (more…)

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I was cleaning out files the other day and came across this layout for a quarter-sheet bag stuffer I made up for a nonprofit resale shop I used to volunteer with. Which reminded me how much (more…)

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Why are we resalers such a tight bunch?

Well sure, we believe in the sanctity of a bargain, and nothing delights us more than beating the trash pick-up guys to a terrific display piece sitting out on someone’s curb (I once rescued a no-seat rattan princess chair that became my favorite window prop for years!) or finding a store going out of business with hangers for a penny apiece. And yes, most of us opened our shops on a shoestring and are leery of overspending.

But darn it all, there are

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