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#90550 - 10/02/06 07:02 PM ...who wants to supplement her income!
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Registered: 09/20/05
Posts: 2560
Loc: Pagosa Springs, Colorado
My daughter is a SAHM (which I'm thrilled about) but wants to help her husband with finances. She is very good at selling on Ebay and would like to offer this service to others, for a commission. She is trying to think of a clever name and she really wants something Biblical - either an actual verse or something similar, where she can use the verse on a business card. She asked me if you all were creative and I said "absolutely!". Plus, you're all always so willing to help, so can you throw some ideas at me for her?
Thanks in advance and ((HUGS))
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#90551 - 10/02/06 08:42 PM Re: ...who wants to supplement her income! [Re: Bluebird]
chatty lady Offline
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Registered: 02/24/04
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Loc: Nevada
How cool, have to think about this awhile. I have two pieces of good jewelry. What would I do, send them to her so she can take pictures and advertise them. When and if sold she could then get the moolah and keep her portion and mail me mine? If that how it works? The middle man in these deals usually takes 30%.
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#90552 - 10/03/06 02:24 PM Re: ...who wants to supplement her income! [Re: chatty lady]
Bluebird Offline
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Loc: Pagosa Springs, Colorado
Chatty, I will email you later and discuss this with you.
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#90553 - 10/03/06 07:01 PM Re: ...who wants to supplement her income! [Re: Bluebird]
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Registered: 06/30/05
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Loc: Illinois
Bluebird, she wants to help others sell their wares? That's a neat idea, I'd like more info too please.

Now for a scripture verse.....She sees that her trading is profitable...Prov. 31:19a
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#90554 - 10/03/06 07:15 PM Re: ...who wants to supplement her income! [Re: starting over]
Princess Lenora Offline
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Registered: 11/11/04
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Loc: Colorado
Blue, I've been giving this a lot of thought. I've been saying for over a year that I wish I had someone to sell my paintings for me on ebay, and I'd pay a commission. I've set the sales up myself, but I get bored watching the auctions. I've let my ebay and pay pal accounts lapse. I would email YD a description and picture. She could watch the auction for me and collect payment. Meanwhile, I'd do the shipping to the customer. Then, when all is said and done, YD would mail me my portion of the proceeds. I'd also love to start doing gift baskets again, and baked goods.

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#90555 - 10/03/06 07:31 PM Re: ...who wants to supplement her income! [Re: Princess Lenora]
Bluebird Offline
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Registered: 09/20/05
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Loc: Pagosa Springs, Colorado
Starting over, I told her to look at Proverbs 31! That verse is perfect.
There are different ways to do it. You can (1) send my daughter the product and have her take the picture and post the listing. (2) Send her just the picture and you do the shipping after the auction is over. (3) Lynnie's way. I'm sure she would base her commission on how much she is doing. She said 30% was fair (and that's where she'd be taking the pics, doing the listing and shipping out the product). She even said the 30% would include all the Ebay and Paypal fees. The buyer pays the shipping so that's taken care of.
I can PM or email you all her email address. Her name is Katy.
Thank you so much for your interest! She and her husband really need the income.
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#90556 - 10/04/06 09:58 PM Re: ...who wants to supplement her income! [Re: Bluebird]
chatty lady Offline
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Registered: 02/24/04
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Loc: Nevada
I emailed her yesterday Jackie and so far no reply! Is she serious about this?
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#90557 - 10/04/06 11:42 PM Re: ...who wants to supplement her income! [Re: chatty lady]
Bluebird Offline
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Registered: 09/20/05
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Loc: Pagosa Springs, Colorado
Yes, she is. She was checking with someone she knows that does it to make sure she knows how to handle it properly for others. Then today, a realtor was showing our house so we spent about 4 hours cleaning. We had to take the kids out while they showed it so we were gone for 2 hours and now she's off to church. I'm sure you will hear from her tomorrow.
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#90558 - 10/05/06 11:17 PM Re: ...who wants to supplement her income! [Re: Bluebird]
chatty lady Offline
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Registered: 02/24/04
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Loc: Nevada
Got an email from your daughter Kate this morning and am sending her my diamond jewelry to sell or try to sell. It is so nice having this service available from someone we can trust. I have alot of items to sell...and Kates service takes all the muss and fuss out of the process....
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#90559 - 10/13/06 11:20 PM Re: ...who wants to supplement her income! [Re: chatty lady]
Wisdom&Life Offline
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Registered: 12/14/04
Posts: 724
Loc: Chesapeake, VA
Wow, this is really nice to know. What your daughter would be doing is called Trading Assistant. There are some TA's listed on ebay. She could look into having herself listed as well.

Here is how I understand this works. The TA would do the listing and sell the product and then pay your portion of the sale. I had contacted one a few years ago. Only she was really negative about the products I wanted to sell, so I just didn't pursue it anymore.

Great idea! Bluebird, will you PM me your daughter's email?

Cheers,
Cathi

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