Thanks to many resale apps like Poshmark, the world of reselling has grown in popularity. Selling clothes from your closet or reselling your finds has never been easier. Learning how to make money Poshmark Your next rush might start, especially if you love clothes and shopping!
But you might be wondering, how does Poshmark work? The Poshmark app is one of the top apps used by sellers and buyers. When you list items correctly, take advantage of all the features and resell popular items, you can make quite a profit
If you’re new to the reselling world or considering switching reselling platforms, this covers everything you need to know about successfully selling on Poshmark.
How to make money on Poshmark
Poshmark is a straightforward app to use. Here are all the steps you need to take to start making money on Poshmark
Before you can start selling on Poshmark, you need to gather some inventory. Some vendors choose to niche down, so their stores are recognized for specific items, such as cool vintage finds or brand new clothing. Others sell what they think people will like.
In addition to sorting through your closet for items, you can keep an eye out for things you think will sell well. The more experience you have, the easier it will be! Check consignment stores, thrift stores, Facebook Marketplaces, garage sales, estate sales, and even eBay or Amazon to find clothing.
When looking through clothes, look for the labels of any popular brands that are trending. Paying attention to trends will serve you greatly! If the price tag is already high, consider passing on it. Resale work may not be worth the effort.
Also, make sure the clothes are in good condition. Pay attention and look for stains, holes, holes, broken zippers, discoloration and more.
Besides clothes, don’t forget to peruse the jewelry, shoes, bags and accessories section. These items sell well on Poshmark and can be bundled together when potential buyers visit your store.
Once your inventory is prepped (and washed), it’s time to take photos of your merchandise. The key to selling your items is to have high quality photos.
Your phone’s camera is all you need to take photos. Some people download existing images from a brand’s website if they can find them.
You are allowed to post multiple photos, so use this to your advantage. Photograph the garment from different angles including front, back, closeup, body/mannequin, hang up and include a photo of the label for authenticity.
Make your best photo the featured photo, because it will show up in search and in your closet list
Items on your closet list
After taking your photos, you can list items for sale in your Poshmark closet. Apart from images, there are many other fields you need to fill in when creating your listing. While not all of them are necessary, the more information you include, the better
In the title of your listing, include keywords that potential buyers might search for, such as “blue slip dress” or “j-crew blouse.” Then, provide more details about the item, including condition and size.
Also, fill in the clothing, size, brand, color and style categories. If the item is new with tags, mark it as such. All of these things can filter shoppers when they’re looking for clothing, so you want to make sure your items are as discoverable as possible.
Finally, you need to set your price. Poshmark charges a flat fee commission of $3.95 for sales under $20. For items over $20, they take a 20% commission.
Shipping your sales
Once you have a buyer, Poshmark will notify you when it’s time to ship an item. Fortunately, shipping items is easy, and Poshmark makes it easy by providing a prepaid shipping label that you can print. Once printed, you can attach the label to any envelope, plastic mailer, or cardboard box inside your item.
You can then drop off your package at any post office or postal box (if it fits) and the package will be shipped via USPS Priority Mail. Mark the package as shipped in the app to let your buyer know their item is on its way.
Average shipping time is 1-3 days, so your buyer should get it soon. Once they do, they mark the item as received and then you are encouraged to rate the seller.
Getting followers on pashmark
Poshmark is unique in that it is set up like a social platform You can follow other Poshmark users; The more followers you have, the more popular your closet is. This means you’ll reach more people every time you share an item from your closet.
Self sharing is when you share items from your closet with your followers. When you create a new list, it will automatically share with your followers But you can go back and re-share old listings so they appear on the home page for other people again
Also, don’t forget to follow new users on Poshmark. Many people will probably follow you, and it’s a good way for people to check out your profile and closet. Remember, think of Poshmark like you would any other social media platform!
How do you pay on Poshmark?
After all that work, it’s time to get your earnings! When a buyer accepts their purchase and marks it as sold in the app, the money is released to your Poshmark account within three days.
Poshmark makes receiving money pretty easy. You can withdraw via PayPal, Venmo, instant transfer or direct deposit to your bank account.
Additional tips on how to earn $1,000 per month on Poshmark
Selling clothes on Poshmark can be a wonderful direction for the right person. If you love clothes and shopping and know enough about what people like, you will love what you do.
These tips are specific to Poshmark to help you earn more than the average seller You can even learn how to make Poshmark a full-time job!
Become a posh ambassador
Posh Ambassadors are special Poshmark sellers who are respected and active in the Poshmark community. As an ambassador, they get extra benefits like co-hosting posh parties, getting recommendations on the Find People page, a special closet badge and more exclusive offers.
To become a Posh Ambassador you must meet certain qualifications. These include having excellent average ship times, having 50 available listings in your closet, making at least 15 sales, sharing at least 5,000 items from other closets, and more.
You can learn more about how to become an ambassador Poshmark blog post.
Offer a shipping discount
People are so used to getting free shipping that they hesitate to pay the full $6.99 to ship their item. To encourage selling your listings, Poshmark sellers offer shipping discounts.
To set the discount, sign in and edit your listing and save the changes You can also send a special offer to people who like your listing, where they get a bonus discount on the listing as well as discounted shipping.
Just remember that any shipping discounts will be deducted from your net earnings. But if it helps score a sale, it might be worth it!
Implement bundle discounts
Bundle discounts are a way to encourage people to buy more than one item from you. If you’ve enabled them, people can buy multiple items from your store and save on shipping
When creating a listing, note in the description that you offer bundle discounts. Before they buy, they will shop around to see if they like something else.
Follow up Poshmark instructions To set up a bundle discount for your Poshmark closet.
Go the extra mile
Just like a retail store, you need to have excellent customer service. Respond quickly to any comments and aim to provide timely service for your items. You can even personalize your packaging with a nice note or bonus item. This will lead to a great review, which in turn, leads to more sales!
Also, make your profile as personal as possible. Introduce yourself and make sure people see you as a person and not just a seller.
Other Ways to Sell Clothing Online
Poshmark is one of the many online marketplaces you can use to sell clothing and accessories Depop is another platform that focuses on selling clothes with minor differences, such as direct messaging and selling rates.
Mercari is another online marketplace focused on reselling, but you can sell a lot more than clothes on it. This is a garage sale type site, and they only take a 10% commission.
Be sure to check out our guide on how to make money selling clothes online for more tips and platforms to try.