You Can’t Afford To NOT Sell Toys On Ebay This Holiday Season!

October 19th, 2009

Guest Post by Jenni Hunt at Holiday Toy Guide.

Looking at trends in the toy industry can be valuable for an eBay seller… it helps to know what kind of inventory to keep an eye out for – and you can bet that the most popular toys this year will likely follow these trends. This is true for new and used toys.

Following are some trends that outline what buyers are paying attention to this year and are useful to keep in mind when shopping for inventory.

1. Eco-Friendly Toys

“Green” is IN… it is everywhere and toys are no exception! Toys that are environmentally friendly are expected to be very popular this year.

2. Budget Friendly

The economy is all the talk – but that doesn’t mean parents aren’t going to be buying toys for their kids this Christmas. Retailers are already gearing up to offer some great prices on their toys this year.

3. Realistic Toys

I think it started with Baby Alive years ago… but it has become a huge trend these past few years and looks like it will continue. These are toys that respond to touch and interact with the child somehow.

4. Classic toys

Many parents are turning to toys that they had when they were young.

5. Movies

There are always a few movies that are released during the year that have a very timely DVD release right before the holidays. Look at what movies did well this year – and keep an eye on the merchandise available for that movie… usually they do well on eBay.

KNOW which toys are selling this holiday – the biggest selling season of the year – with the Holiday Toy Guide.

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Another Free Report – Want to know how to find the eBay Hot Sellers?

October 15th, 2009

So, if selling toys on eBay to make some extra money or just to be a better informed eBay seller sounds like a good idea to you (as I mentioned yesterday).

Jenni from the Holiday Toy Guide just put Another new free report on her website and I think you’ll like it.

This report is only available TODAY – so go get it right now!

It is a short report showing you how to find what is selling on eBay for 2009.

You can get the 5 Keys For Researching eBay For Hot Items here:


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Free Report – 2009 Toy Trends for Selling Holiday Toys

October 14th, 2009

If you are anything like me, you are always looking for ways to make some extra money, especially for the upcoming Holiday Season!

Selling toys on eBay for the Holidays has become quite profitable for lots of sellers or maybe you already sell on eBay and could use some tips on choosing what toys are going to be the hot sellers this selling season.

Jenni from the Holiday Toy Guide just put the new free 2009 Toy Trends report on her website and I think you’ll like it.

You can see it here:

You’ll like it because it shows you an easy way to know what some of the most popular toys are expected to be this holiday season.


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How to Make a Household Planner

September 28th, 2009

Making a Household Planner, Home Management Binder, Home Organizer, Household Notebook or whatever you want to call it, is easy!

You first need to decide what you want to include in your planner. The great thing about a household planner is that you can customize it! This is not a “One size fits all” type of thing, every household has different needs. A family with small children will need different pages in their planner than a single woman with no children at home.

Be sure to read What is a Household Planner? to see a list of possible categories.

Household Planner Materials Needed:

Lots of inside pockets - Fantastic!
Lots of inside pockets – Fantastic!
  • 3 Ring Binder – standard size
  • Tabbed Dividers
  • 3 Hole Punch
  • Pocket Folders (optional)
  • Page Protectors (optional)
  • Business Card Holder (optional)
  • Your Printed Household Planner Pages!

Household Planner Supplies
Household Planner Supplies

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Get Your Kid’s Winter Gear on eBay Right Now!

September 22nd, 2009

snowmanI just got a fantastic deal on a Columbia Vertex jacket & snow pants plus a Gap hat & scarf for my little guy on eBay!

I did not have any luck at garage sales this year finding winter jackets, snow pants or boots for my kids. These are items that I do NOT buy at retail prices, so the next place I look is eBay ( I  love eBay:)!

These winter items are cheap on eBay right now because it is the beginning of the fall/winter season!

I got the full set for my son for $39.50, plus $7.95 for shipping, not bad. In the full swing of the selling season, this set would probably have sold for $60-70 or more. If I remember right, I think I sold my sons set last year for $60 on eBay.

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What is a Household Planner?

September 21st, 2009

If you haven’t heard about household planners, frequently called household notebooks or home management binders, they are very popular with busy women and moms right now.

It is similar to your daily planner or organizer, but a household planner is so much more.

It is a planner for your entire household, including all of the aspects of everyday life.

The Household Planner found on this website is a printable daily organizer for your entire household that you can download and print in the comfort of your own home.

Build your own customized Household Planner.

Get organized by keeping all of your important household information in one convenient place!

We are so busy these days, that it is near to impossible to keep track of the activities, deadlines, appointments, homework and so on, that are part of our every day routines. When you factor in cooking, cleaning, laundering, grocery shopping, paying bills, working from home or outside of the home, spending time with kids or the hubby…mom’s got a lot on her plate!

A Household Planner is like the busy woman’s personal assistant, it helps her to stay organized and on track. With a household planner, you can organize and keep track of all these aspects of everyday life, in one convenient place.

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Busy Women or Mom Planner Giveaway @ Little People Wealth

September 18th, 2009

You can enter to win a FREE Printable Household Planner, Mom’s or Women’s version! My friend Heidi, was very happy with her planner and is now hosting the Household Planner Giveaway over at her site,

Coupons Freebies DealsClick here to visit her site and find out how you can enter to Win!

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Free Printable Budget Worksheet

September 15th, 2009

Now you can keep track of your spending, know exactly where all of your money is going and create a spending plan for your money with this free Household Budget Worksheet.

About The Free Printable Budget Worksheets

  • It includes all of the important categories like: sources of income, housing expenses, household expenses, personal expenses and debts.
  • Each category is broken down so you can track expenses.
  • It is divided into weekly columns so you can designate where the money for each pay period goes.

Household Budget Worksheet

Download the Free Printable Budget Sheets Now!

Please be patient while the file is downloading:)

You will need Adobe Reader to view the PDF files.

Benefits of using the free Household Budget Worksheet

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Enter to Win a Dave Ramsey $999 Emergency Fund

September 14th, 2009

Dave Ramsey $999 Giveaway

I am a huge fan of Dave Ramsey! My husband and I took his Financial Peace University class at our church and it has forever changed our lives. We have been paying off our debt and now have a plan for our financial future!

Dave is giving away a $999 Emergency Fund every day from 9/9/09 – 9/18/09!

You can enter to win the $999 Giveaway by clicking here!

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Chores for Kids

September 12th, 2009

Free Printable Chores for Kids & Blank Chore Charts

The Age Appropriate Chores for Kids gives you an idea of what chores are appropriate for what age groups and the Blank Chore Charts allow the kids to keep track of what they need to do!

The printable Children’s Chores List includes:

  • Age appropriate chores for kids
  • Age appropriate chores for teens

The Free Chore Chart Downloads include:

  • 8 different blank chore charts for kids
  • One version has a wages column to record any wages earned

Get your FREE Chore Chart Downloads today!

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