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    Helping Out Your Customers


    Okay, who else gets annoyed when a grocery or department store cashier hands you back your receipt and thanks you by name, even though you know they have no clue who you are?  This is something retail clerks with the ability to see a customer's name during the transaction are taught to do to ma...
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    Garage Sales In Your City


    Garage sale season often brings to mind the suburbs -- neatly mowed lawns, the sound of the ice cream truck making its rounds, and quiet side streets where a host can spread out his or her wares.  But many people don't live out in the suburbs, and those in city homes are just as likely to have ...
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    Handing Business Cards


    The world is business is all about making connections, right?  Well, one of the few times in your life when you'll come in contact with a bunch of strangers and have every right to try to sell to them (unless, of course, your job is as a salesman/woman) is during a garage sale.  Since that...
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    Hairstyling At The Yard Sale


    Do you know your hairstyling terms and tips?  Plenty a college student cut his or her own hair back in the days of ramen and canned soup, just to save some cash, but a few are able to extend their skills to others' hairdos as well.  If you were one of those people, you might be able to set...
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    Garage Saling For a Living


    So it turns out you really enjoy the garage sale process, and you're disappointed that your city only lets you do one or two per year.  Don't give up!  There's the wide world of the internet, and it can save you from your garage sale woes and maybe even help you start up a profitable littl...
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    Garage Sale Friendship Bracelets


    If there's one craft that just won't die -- and for good reason -- it's the friendship bracelet.  Beautiful colors and designs woven twice to indicate an everlasting friendship...what's not to love?  If you have some time and yarn or thread on your hands, you can make a good bit of money o...
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    Five Best Garage Sale Hosts


    You may not want to host a garage sale all on your lonesome.  It would, though, be a bit strange to just pick someone up off the street and have them help you with your sale.  Realistically, it's unlikely anyone would do that, but just in case...here are the top five people to help you out...
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    Dealing With the Early Birds


    The early bird gets the worm, of course, but the early bird shopper gets the full force of a garage sale host's nervous energy and irritation.  It's not good business practice to bite off the heads of potential customers, however, so as a host there are ways you can handle early birds without g...
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    Refreshment Stand Recipes


    At a loss for what refreshments to make for your next yard sale?  Look no further than this list of delicious goodies that are sure to please the palates of your clientele! Brownies From Scratch For two 8x8 pans, you will need: - 1 cup of butter/margarine - 2 cups white sugar - 1 tsp vanilla -...
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    Use Sale Publicity


    A garage sale is a great opportunity for you to meet members of your neighborhood and communities you may never have been introduced to -- and by that token, it's a great way to make connections on a professional level.  While you don't want to be an obnoxious shopper or host, you can still use...






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