How to Sell Used Computers

How to Sell Used Computers

Used Computer? Tips For Selling Have you recently purchased a new computer or received a new one as a gift? You may be wondering what to do with your old computer.  Depending on the age of your computer, you may be able to sell it and make a few dollars. Many business organizations will opt to sell their used computers when they upgrade to accommodate newer technology or a decrease in performance from their existing computers.  Instead of spending more money and time on existing equipment a business will opt to sell their old work stations and upgrade to new systems. There is a demand for used computer and they are usually purchased by students who don’t have the ability to buy into the latest technology or by educational institutions like colleges or non-government funded schools.  If a student only needs a computer to play games or do research on the internet, then a used computer is the perfect alternative to more expensive new equipment. Anyone purchasing a used computer will require they are in good working conditioning regardless of the reason for the purchase.  In most instances a single used computer will be sold online classified sites such as Craig’s List or auction sites like EBay.   Selling a used computer certainly beats throwing it away at your local land fill or storing them and collecting dust. Steps to Take Before Selling a Used Computer First you will want to improve the appearance of your used computer by wiping it clean of dirt and dust.  This includes vacuuming out the inside of the hard drive. As with anything, first...
Holding A Cyber Yard Sale

Holding A Cyber Yard Sale

You have a lot of items you want to get rid of or sell. The idea of a yard sale or moving sale does not appeal to you because you do not want to give up your weekend to sell your items. Auction sites on the web will not work for some of your items as you would like to sell larger things that are not easily shipped. They can also be expensive if the items do not sell. The ideal solution for you could be holding a cyber yard sale.  This can be done on a free website that has enough traffic to make it worth your while.  The best place for holding a cyber yard sale is Craigslist.org. Chances are you are close to one of the 450 areas that this website covers. Here are some ideas for making money with a cyber yard sale on craiglsist.org. Step 1 – Take great photographs of all of your items. A digital camera is the best way, but if you only have a 35mm or APS camera that is ok too. Just have the place where you get the film developed put the images on to a CD for you. Step 2 Write your ads. Use a good title with a keyword that will get it noticed. If you are selling vintage dining room chairs, then in your title say “Vintage Dining Room Chairs”. This way, your ad will attract only the buyers that are looking for vintage chairs; not someone who is looking for a rocking chair. Next, write a really good descriptive ad for your item. Be...