There are many people around the world who are trying to sell stuff, and their simple retail business working out of their garage simply does not seem to generate enough income. Whether you want to sell stuff from your garage, stuff that you have purchased cheaply to resell, or start a whole retail business, you should definitely consider the following methods of online sales as a way to make money:

1. eBay

eBay is the largest online auction house in the world, and you can use it to help you sell your stuff. Both used and new items are sold on eBay, and millions of items of every kind are sold online every day. Simply create an account, provide your PayPal or bank account information where you can receive payments, and post the notice on the site. It is important that you only sell things that can be useful to people, as there are a large number of people who simply try to sell whatever junk they can find. Provide accurate, truthful descriptions of the products that you are trying to sell, and never embellish the truth. People who lie or embellish the truth about their products usually receive bad reviews and their ability to sell decreases as people read that they are less than truthful.

2. Craigslist

Craigslist is an online classified advertisement site, and is a great place for you to sell used stuff. Simply post your advertisement on the site, along with contact details where anyone who is interested can get in touch with you. You can advertise your products by city, state, and country, and Craigslist is one of the best places for you to advertise used stuff.


Anyone wanting to sell used stuff online should definitely consider selling it on While most of the items on are brand new, there is still a section for used items. While the most successful items that are sold on are usually books, toys, and CDs, you can sell pretty much anything you want.

4. Online retailer

Why not set up your own website in order to sell stuff. You can easily create your own website for free, using sites like or any free blogging platform, and you can find the hosting and domain name for free as well. Creating your own business is the best way to make money selling your stuff online, and you can even start your own business. While selling stuff to make money online does require a lot of marketing, it is one of the best ways that you can make a profit selling old or new junk online.

5. Blog

A blog can help you make money selling your stuff online, and requires little in the way of marketing. Simply visit or an equivalent site and create your own blog talking about the products that you are trying to sell. Create a catchy name that will catch the attention of your visitors, and offer low prices for your items. Before you know it, you will easily make money from your blog by selling stuff online.

By Haadi