Groupon Coupons

You have probably heard of Groupon, but do you know about the [lesser-known] Groupon Coupons? Groupon Coupons is a collection of over 77,000 completely free coupons that can be used in store or online by consumers. They offer consumers an additional way to save even more money at Groupon because the...
  • Garage Sale Hosting Tips

    Barbecuing at Your Garage Sale


    Hot dogs go with the American summertime like nothing else (besides garage sales, of course), so why not incorporate these two great things and hold a barbecue at your garage sale?  It's a great way to make money on a refreshment that will actually leave people satisfied -- meaning they'll be m...
  • Coupons

    Salvaging Coupons From People Who Don't Want Them


    Not everyone can appreciate the value of a good coupon!  If you're one of the people who does, you can make use of those that others throw away (or would throw away, if you didn't get to them first).  Salvaging coupons from people who don't want them is a great way to save some otherwise w...
  • Garage Sale Shopping Tips

    Avoid These Garage Shopping Pitfalls


    Just like any kind of shopping, perusing garage sales has its dark side, too.  You can buy the wrong things, or you can end up paying way more than you should have on an item that it turns out you didn't really need anyway.  If you're a newbie to the garage saling scene, or if you've been ...
  • Garage Sale Hosting Tips

    Trusting Your Customers


    As a garage sale host, you are going to come in contact with a lot of people over the course of your day.  You're going to see them walk away with your things, and you're going to take their money.  You're going to have to deal with grumpy people, peppy people, and everyone in between -- a...
  • Auctions

    Getting Free Items to Auction Off


    Generally, a charity auction is composed of free things -- donations from companies as well as individuals -- that are then sold for money to donate to an organization of some sort.  But how does one go about getting free items to auction off?  Outside of asking friends and family to pitch...
  • Garage Sale Hosting Tips

    Offering Technical Support


    Garage sale hosts don't usually offer return policies for a reason: it opens up way too many scam opportunities.  But not only that, it also allows customers to bother the host if they don't know how to use the item or are searching for technological help.  If you decide it's a good idea a...
  • Eating Healthy on a Budget

    Baked Homemade Snacks


    Nothing tells your whole being that it's the holidays like the smell of fresh-baked homemade snacks floating around the house!  In bowls or gift baskets, on dining room or coffee tables, these tasty treats are inexpensive alternatives to the overpriced, overly unhealthy store-bought options you...
  • Auctions

    Being The Auction Middleman or Woman


    Pretty much every business in life has a middleman (or woman), and the best ones are those who provide a valuable service for each side with expertise or resources that neither would be able to bring to the table.  Being an auction middleman (or woman; we'll start using the term "middleperson" ...
  • Garage Sale Shopping Tips

    Shopping for Vintage Items


    Garage sales are an awesome place to find vintage items, if old school is your style.  When you're browsing garage sales, sometimes you have to choose one particular category of items to really focus on -- that way, any training you've done for yourself as far as spotting and haggling on items ...
  • Charity Spotlight | Garage Sale Charity

    Limiting Your Customers


    It sounds like a bad idea: limiting your customers at your garage sale charity.  But in reality, sometimes this is entirely necessary.  For a variety of reasons (which we'll get to in a moment), you may have to keep track of, and keep down, the number of people passing through your charity...






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