Selling things you own, but no longer need, is a quick and easy way to make some extra cash.
Here are seven ideas to get real value from your valuables.
Champion Tip No 1: Sell anything. Make the most of Facebook, eBay and others…
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Champion Tip No 2: Sell your phone
You can sell your old phone to ring up some cash. There are a host of mobile phone recycling sites such as Music Magpie, EnviroPhone or Mazuma Mobile or you can sell it yourself online at sites like eBay or Gumtree.
Remember: Check the latest online customer reviews and feedback as it has been known for some mobile phone recycling websites to try and short change customers.
Click here to see our guide on How To Get More Money Selling Your Mobile Phone.
Champion Tip No 3: Get paid for old books
You can choose to list books on a mega-market place like Amazon or one of the more specialist book selling services like We Buy Books, Momox or Ziffit.
To find out more see Money Making Champion’s guide here.
Champion Tip No 4: Get money for DVDs and CDs
Just as with mobile phones, a host of sites will pay you for your old DVDs. Sites include CeX, Zapper and MusicMagpie.
Most services work by you entering the barcode from your product and getting a valuation back – so it’s worth shopping around to get the best prices.
Champion Tip No 5: Sell games
Play the selling game with sites like Game Exchange.
Champion Tip No 6: Find a Car Boot Sale
Local car boot sales can be a great chance to get rid of your possessions for a profit. Car Boot Sales and Car Boot Junction are good starting points when it comes to finding a good place to display your wares.
Find out how to make more money from car boot sales here.
Champion Tip No 7: Recycle printer cartridges
Ink cartridges can be recycled and re-used which means sites like Cash For Cartridges, Recycle Ink Cartridges and Infotone can pay you for your empty cartridges.
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