Sick Mick's Guide to Selling Antiques & Collectibles

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Micki Suzanne LeCronier, 2006 - Antiques & Collectibles - 284 pages
The author, a marketing writer/antique dealer with Lyme Disease, helps collectors explore low energy ways of selling antiques, from malls to eBay(. Additionally, she describes her own journey from mystery illness and pink slip to diagnosis, antique shop, and eBay store. (Antiques/Collectibles)
 

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Contents

OBSESSIONS Chapter i EPIPHANY IN EDINBURGH
1
A FAMILY OF ANTIQUE FRIQUES
3
OBSTACLES Chapter 3 SICK AND FIRED
6
PREDIAGNOSIS DIARY THE ESTATE SALE
15
Chapters LYME BITES
20
DO YOU HAVE LYME DISEASE?
38
IF YOURE HAVING HEALTH PROBLEMS
44
JOIN AN ONLINE SUPPORT GROUP
51
FINDING MERCHANDISE FOR YOUR ANTIQUE SHOP Chapter 33 MERCHANDISE WILL FIND YOU
138
ACCEPT MERCHANDISE ON CONSIGNMENT
145
BUY AT THE FLEA MARKETS
147
BUY AT SALVATION ARMY THRIFT SHOPS
151
CONSIDER SELLING SOME NEW MERCHANDISE
155
BUY ON EBAY
158
SIGN UP FOR PAYPAL
166
SUPPLEMENT YOUR SHOP BY BUYING SELLING ON EBAY
170

THE SEARCH FOR MEANING DURING ILLNESS
55
EXPLORE YOUR OPTIONS Chapter 10 WHATCHA GOT?
59
EDUCATE YOURSELF
61
SO MANY WAYS TO SELL
63
PLACE A NEWSPAPER AD
65
HAVE A GARAGE SALE
68
RENT SPACE IN A MALL
72
CONSIDER OPENING AN ANTIQUE SHOP Chapter 16 ARE YOU READY?
75
SKILLS THAT HELP PAVE YOUR PATH
78
THINKING OF RENTING A PROPERTY?
82
WHAT ABOUT BUYING A PROPERTY?
84
OPEN AN ANTIQUE MALL WITH DEALERS
89
THE DOWNSIDE OF DEALING WITH DEALERS
94
NAMING YOUR SHOP
97
EQUIPMENT ESSENTIALS
100
ESTABLISHING HOURS
105
DISPLAY ISSUES
108
OFFER ADDITIONAL SERVICES
111
LAYAWAYS RETURNS CUSTOMER RELATIONS IN GENERAL
113
SELFPROMOTION
117
GIMMICKS AND ICEBREAKERS
124
WHAT TO DO DURING THE SLOW TIMES
127
FIXINGENHANCING YOUR MERCHANDISE
129
THE UNANTICIPATED SPIRITUAL PAYOFF
134
SELL YOUR STUFF ON EBAY Chapter 41 WHY YOU SHOULD SELL ON EBAY
174
HOW EBAY KNOWS WHAT WE WANT
180
GODS GIFT TO THE PHYSICALLY LIMITED
183
WHAT TO SELL ON EBAY
185
HOW TO SELL ON EBAY
188
SAVE TIME WITH MICROSOFT WORD
201
SHIPPING SOLD ITEMS
203
BETTER YET SELL FROM AN EBAY STORE Chapter 48 OPEN AN EBAY STORE
209
NAME YOUR EBAY STORE
213
BUILD YOUR STORE
215
LIST MERCHANDISE
217
CONSIDER SELLING CRAFTS
219
TAKE ADVANTAGE OF BEST OFFER
224
BUY ON EBAY TO RESELL ON EBAY
229
COMMUNICATIONS
240
THE MOBILE MERCHANT
243
SELL OTHER PEOPLES STUFF Chapter 57 REGISTER AS AN EBAY TRADING ASSISTANT
247
SELL ONLINE FOR OTHER PEOPLE
249
WORK FOR AN ANTIQUE SHOP
251
SELL ONLINE FOR ANTIQUE SHOPS
253
IN CONCLUSION Chapter 61 ON BEING SICK IN AMERICA A RANT
256
STAY IN TOUCH
259
Ab0ut the Auth0r
261
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