My Day as a Poshmark Full Time Seller

Poshmark Full Time Seller

 

As most of you know I finally took a huge step toward getting control over my overwhelming Poshmark situation. If you missed my post Poshmark Listing Day  I spent the entire day photographing, describing, and listing items in my Poshmark Closet… all with the help of my assistant (my mom!). It was a fun yet exhausting day and it really made me think about what goes into being a Poshmark Full Time Seller.

Here is a quick recap of how my day went:

Recap of Poshmark Day

7am: Transported all of my items to list and necessary supplies to my mom’s house and set things up.

 

9am: Finally got started. It took awhile to get the right lighting and still had to move to different areas/walls throughout the day. I did the photos while my mom measured and described.

12pm: Took a quick lunch break.

12:30-4pm: Continued taking photos and describing.

4pm: Called it a day.

 

So, what did we get accomplished?

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Strategy: Poshmark Listing Day

Poshmark Listing Day

Before you can understand my need for a Poshmark Listing Day there is something else you need to know…

Let me describe a typical morning in my life.

I wake up around 4am and immediate take out the dog, starting the coffee pot on the way out. Upon our return, I feed the dog, grab a cup of coffee and climb back in bed ready to scroll through my phone. I finally emerge from under the covers around 5am and jump on my laptop. Typically I blog or start sharing on Poshmark…

Then I refill my coffee cup and things start to spiral out of control.

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Poshmark’s New Listing Feature

Poshmark's New Listing Feature

I don’t post about every single new feature, mostly because they are coming out so rapid fire it would be hard to keep up!

With that said, I really am only going to post about the ones that excite me.

Here are just a few that have just been released or are on the way:

  • Dragging photos to change the order of them
  • 8 photos instead of 4 within a listing
  • Higher resolution photos
  • Account Change Verifier in Poshmark Support center for security
  • Upcoming- offer enhancements that give you more options

If you haven’t updated your APP go ahead and do it and if you don’t have the new features- keep checking back!

So, what am I really excited about?

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Consign, List, or Donate

Consign List or Donate

I am not sure when I became a person who can’t make a simple decision between Consign, List, or Donate.

I mean there are ONLY three options!

Let me back up… I am going to make a huge confession that is one of my biggest struggles as a seller on Poshmark:

The stacks and bins of clothing that consume my personal space!

Typically I can make immediate firm decisions; I usually have a strong opinion before a question is even posed.

But when it comes to clothing- that’s where it ends. True story… I got back from Vegas almost 2 weeks ago and there is this pile of clean clothes that I didn’t wear that I unpacked from my suitcase. This stack has been living in my desk chair. Every morning I have made my bed and then transferred this stack to my bed with the shallow promise that I will put it away. Come bedtime, I remove the stack and return it to the desk chair. Read more

The Magic of Buying on Poshmark

Buying on Poshmark

(listing featured is from the closet of BrieWinePosh)

I have dedicated the majority of this blog to the sellers and giving opinions on a variety of subjects pertaining to such. Now that I do not have any listings in my closet- I am solely BUYING!

With that said, I figured it’s about time we discuss the magic of BUYING on Poshmark!

It’s all too easy to get overwhelmed by all the choices OR unfortunately make a purchasing mistake and have an awful experience. This can happen on any online selling/shopping platform. However, from my experience, Poshmark is my absolute favorite online place to shop and I generally have loved all my purchases.

In this post I am going to tell you how to recognize a fabulous closet, how to get the best deal, and how to ensure you love your item.

 

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The Importance of Descriptions on Poshmark

We talk all the time about the importance of powerful and attention-grabbing covershots. But sometimes we ignore the importance of descriptions on Poshmark!

Unfortunately, accurate and responsible describing is often overlooked by even the most experienced Poshers. Some closets have such stellar reputations that you know what you are getting will be nothing less than perfect… But what about the rest of us?

I don’t know about you, but I am an impulse buyer. If I allow myself too much time to think, I can talk myself out of most purchases.

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It’s time to go on VACATION mode!

Ladies (and gentlemen too)… this is probably the most excited thing to happen on Poshmark this year!

We now have….

VACATION HOLD!

 

Yes! It’s finally here! No longer do you have to make a post, tell your friends, and risk low feedback for shipping time. You can actually set ALL of your listing to “NOT FOR SALE” all at once!

Let me walk you through the process…

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Re-List, Rinse, and Repeat

Disclaimer: When writing this post, I had to consult the internet on whether the correct word was “relist” or “re-list” but could not find a conclusive answer. I even consulted 2 teacher friends and my mother (who is a badge carrying member of the grammar police) and received three different opinions. SO, for the sake of the word not looking like realist or relish, I have decided to include the hyphen.

Let’s carry on…

The word RE-LIST can spark anger and disappointment.

As in: “UGH, I am going to have to re-list this item!”

Re-listing on Poshmark means that you have to delete your original listing that has so many LIKES and start the process all over by listing it again This can be even more painful and gut wrenching if it was a former HOST PICK.

You would NEVER want delete this item just to list it again, right?… but sometimes you feel that it is necessary if the listing somehow has been compromised.

Examples of ways a listing can potentially become “compromised”:

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5 EASY Steps to Listing on Poshmark

Listing your clothes on Poshmark is so simple and easy. You take a few pictures, describe how fabulous your item is, name your price and DONE.

So… WHY does it get so overwhelming??

Ideally I would add a new listing every day as I decide to sell an article of clothing… but, of course, I let it pile up until I have 20+ waiting for me.

Then I like to sit and stare at the basket full of clothes, with every intention to start listing. I get overwhelmed at the thought of even trying to start.. When I get overwhelmed I tend to shut down. I will turn on the TV or find some other “important” activity to work on… like staring at the wall.

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I have to remind myself constantly that these clothes are not ever going to sell if I don’t list them.

As I expressed in my previous post regarding Tracking Poshmark Sales, I like to find the most productive and time effective way to do things. It has taken a while, but I now have mastered a routine that makes the task of listing on Poshmark much less daunting!

 

Here it is….

 

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