Secondhand Success

Wednesday 11th October 2023

(Past Event)

During this workshop, you will learn the ins and outs of buying and selling second-hand through popular platforms like Facebook Marketplace, eBay, Gumtree, Depop, and more.

Specific topics discussed in the workshop:

Buying everyday items second-hand: Consider the range of things you need or would like.

Keep a record and discover where you can buy them second-hand.

Learn tips the pros use for success!

Expert tips to find quality items: Know the right questions to ask to sellers, good messages to send, and how to make sure you’ve buying a good product for the right price!

Selling Second-hand: Turn Clutter into Cash! Discover the secrets of creating winning listings with captivating photos and compelling descriptions. You'll find out which platform is best for selling different types of items and gain valuable insights into effectively pricing your item.

How to Protect Yourself Online We'll share essential safety measures to keep you secure when meeting buyers or sellers in person. You'll also learn to spot and avoid common online scams, ensuring a worry-free second-hand experience.

Your safety matters! This will be an interactive session. You'll have the opportunity to share your experiences, learn from fellow participants, and develop a deeper understanding of the challenges, opportunities, and solutions that come with buying and selling second-hand. You’ll leave the workshop with the knowledge, skills and confidence to embrace the world of sustainable thrifting! You'll unlock your potential to be a savvy environmentalist the can buy and sell second-hand with ease.

Event Details

Time: 1.5hrs

Venue: Byford Library

Cost: 0

Ages: Adults

Category: General

Type: General

Audience: All Ages


Contact: Bonnie Summers

Organisation: Shire of Serpentine/Jarrahdale

Position: Switch Your Thinking Program Graduate

Phone: 9394 5211



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Event Date(s)

  • Wed 11th Oct 23 01:00PM - 02:30PM

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