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Best way to sell things online and not use Craigslist

Best way to sell things online and not use Craigslist
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You've heard the Craigslist horror stories. We'll spare you the gory details, except to say: If you're buying or selling anything on Craigslist, be extremely careful about who you're talking to and where you're meeting them.

Still, it's so tempting to sell things online. Just open up your garage or go down to the basement, and you know what we're talking about.

If you're like me, you have stacks of junk that have piled up over the years. Great news, though! Your "junk" is someone's treasure. They'll pay good money for appliances, electronics, smartphones, video games and so much more.

So, why not make a few hundred dollars this summer? Clean up the garage and basement. You've been meaning to. Just put everything that'll fetch you some cash to the side.

You'll have to clean up the items you're selling and make sure they're working. Then, take high-quality photographs and post those and product descriptions online.

But where do you sell them? We've got three suggestions, starting with a site you've probably spent a few hours on today.

Any guesses? Keep reading to find out which sites that will make you money.

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