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Trash to Cash. A podcast about making a living on eBay.http://www.scavengerlife.com/

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Trash to Cash. A podcast about making a living on eBay.http://www.scavengerlife.com/

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My favorite!

By Davidscottsmith - Dec 12 2017
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Hi guys! I just love listening to you! I have learned so much! Thanks!

My favorite podcast

By Billybob 17 - Nov 13 2017
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This is the only podcast listened to on a regular basis! Very informative and interesting to boot!!

iTunes Ratings

292 Ratings
Average Ratings
259
19
8
3
3

My favorite!

By Davidscottsmith - Dec 12 2017
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Hi guys! I just love listening to you! I have learned so much! Thanks!

My favorite podcast

By Billybob 17 - Nov 13 2017
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This is the only podcast listened to on a regular basis! Very informative and interesting to boot!!
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Scavenger Life Podcast

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Trash to Cash. A podcast about making a living on eBay.http://www.scavengerlife.com/

Rank #1: Scavenger Life Episode 431: Top 10+ Scavenger Life Lessons

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Our Store Week September 29 – October 5, 2019

Total Items in Store: 8517
Items Sold: 51
Gross Sales: $1,681.39
Cost of Items Sold: $120
Cost of helpers: $144
Highest Price Sold: $120 x 2 (two pieces of artwork)
Average Price Sold: $23.39
Returns: 0
Money Spent on New Inventory This Week: $0
Number of items listed this week: 30

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Oct 06 2019

1hr 3mins

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Rank #2: Scavenger Life Episode 430: Subsistence Scavenging

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Our Store Week September 22-28, 2019

Total Items in Store: 8522
Items Sold: 56
Gross Sales: $1,310.24
Cost of Items Sold: $95
Cost of helpers: $0
Highest Price Sold: $200 (vintage artwork)
Average Price Sold: $23.39
Returns: 0
Money Spent on New Inventory This Week: $0
Number of items listed this week: 30

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Sep 29 2019

47mins

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Rank #3: Scavenger Life Episode 390: Building a Business to Build a Life

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We have extended handling time because we are in NYC for the holidays. Still selling some stuff, so we’re happy.

Even got our helper to ship an item that someone needed asap. First steps!

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Our Store Week Dec 9-15, 2018

Total Items in Store: 8160
Items Sold: 56
Gross Sales: $2,230.02
Cost of Items Sold: $166
Cost of helpers: $150
Highest Price Sold: $100 (vintage US Navy hat)
Average Price Sold: $39.82
Returns: 3
Money Spent on New Inventory This Week: $30
Number of items listed this week: 10

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Dec 17 2018

56mins

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Rank #4: Scavenger Life Episode 423: Home Runs vs Bread & Butter

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Our Store Week August 4-10, 2019

Total Items in Store: 8482
Items Sold: 42
Gross Sales: $1,289.00
Cost of Items Sold: $70
Cost of helpers: $74
Highest Price Sold: $100 (earrings)
Average Price Sold: $30.69
Returns: 2
Money Spent on New Inventory This Week: $0
Number of items listed this week: 30

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Aug 11 2019

45mins

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Rank #5: Scavenger Life Episode 397: Scavenger Buying Equation

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Our Store Week Jan 27-Feb 2, 2019

Total Items in Store: 8154
Items Sold: 58
Gross Sales: $3,578.66
Cost of Items Sold: $1100
Cost of helpers: $144
Highest Price Sold: $1300 (laptop)
Average Price Sold: $61.70
Returns: 2
Money Spent on New Inventory This Week: $30
Number of items listed this week: 120

The post Scavenger Life Episode 397: Scavenger Buying Equation appeared first on Scavenger Life.

Feb 04 2019

1hr 5mins

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Rank #6: Scavenger Life Episode 407: Never Give Up

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Our Store Week April 14-20, 2019

Total Items in Store: 8344
Items Sold: 41
Gross Sales: $1,683.51
Cost of Items Sold: $65
Cost of helpers: $144
Highest Price Sold: $490 (vintage polaroid parts)
Average Price Sold: $41.06
Returns: 2
Money Spent on New Inventory This Week: $20
Number of items listed this week: 60

The post Scavenger Life Episode 407: Never Give Up appeared first on Scavenger Life.

Apr 21 2019

44mins

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Rank #7: Scavenger Life Episode 420: Sell Trash, Be Free

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Our Store Week July 7-13, 2019

Total Items in Store: 8433
Items Sold: 35
Gross Sales: $1,063.60
Cost of Items Sold: $70
Cost of helpers: $138
Highest Price Sold: $150 (military hat)
Average Price Sold: $30.38
Returns: 2
Money Spent on New Inventory This Week: $0
Number of items listed this week: 0

The post Scavenger Life Episode 420: Sell Trash, Be Free appeared first on Scavenger Life.

Jul 22 2019

34mins

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Rank #8: Scavenger Life Episode 389: Journal of Career Escape

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Interesting conversation on the forum about jumping out of your “career” and into selling old stuff on the internet. Ebay has implemented Simplified Returns and we’re all like Huh?

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Our Store Week Dec 2-8, 2018

Total Items in Store: 8198
Items Sold: 56
Gross Sales: $2,005.65
Cost of Items Sold: $90
Cost of helpers: $0
Highest Price Sold: $230 (Specialized toner cartridge)
Average Price Sold: $35.81
Returns: 2
Money Spent on New Inventory This Week: $0
Number of items listed this week: 30

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Dec 09 2018

27mins

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Rank #9: Scavenger Life Episode 404: Recession Talk

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Our Store Week March 17-23, 2019

Total Items in Store: 8290
Items Sold: 43
Gross Sales: $1,589.78
Cost of Items Sold: $100
Cost of helpers: $144
Highest Price Sold: $110 (vintage military hat)
Average Price Sold: $37.18
Returns: 1
Money Spent on New Inventory This Week: $40
Number of items listed this week: 100

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Mar 24 2019

58mins

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Rank #10: Scavenger Life Episode 409: Working Together

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Our Store Week April 28-May 4, 2019

Total Items in Store: 8397
Items Sold: 51
Gross Sales: $2,362.84
Cost of Items Sold: $120
Cost of helpers: $0
Highest Price Sold: $270 (ginger jar lid)
Average Price Sold: $46.33
Returns: 0
Money Spent on New Inventory This Week: $10
Number of items listed this week: 20

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May 05 2019

49mins

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Rank #11: Scavenger Life Episode 395: What Lifestyle Is eBay Supporting For You?

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What lifestyle does ebay afford you? Have you been there for a while or are you just getting started? Everyone seems to have a slightly different answer and that’s what we love to hear.

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Our Store Week Jan 13-19, 2019

Total Items in Store: 8054
Items Sold: 55
Gross Sales: $2,098.98
Cost of Items Sold: $118
Cost of helpers: $150
Highest Price Sold: $400 (vintage painting)
Average Price Sold: $38.16
Returns: 0
Money Spent on New Inventory This Week: $100
Number of items listed this week: 0

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Jan 21 2019

1hr 5mins

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Rank #12: Scavenger Life Episode 410: Frugal 4 Life

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Our Store Week April 28-May 4, 2019

Total Items in Store: 8435
Items Sold: 29
Gross Sales: $897.70
Cost of Items Sold: $75
Cost of helpers: $0
Highest Price Sold: $100 (pair of shoes
Average Price Sold: $30.95
Returns: 2
Money Spent on New Inventory This Week: $0
Number of items listed this week: 30

The post Scavenger Life Episode 410: Frugal 4 Life appeared first on Scavenger Life.

May 12 2019

37mins

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Rank #13: Scavenger Life Episode 401: You Don’t Have To Quit Your Job To Sell On eBay

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See the new seller metrics here.

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Our Store Week Feb 24-March 2, 2019

Total Items in Store: 8152
Items Sold: 36
Gross Sales: $1,313.84
Cost of Items Sold: $70
Cost of helpers: $120
Highest Price Sold: $200 (vintage art)
Average Price Sold: $36.49
Returns: 1
Money Spent on New Inventory This Week: $17
Number of items listed this week: 35

The post Scavenger Life Episode 401: You Don’t Have To Quit Your Job To Sell On eBay appeared first on Scavenger Life.

Mar 04 2019

1hr 2mins

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Rank #14: Scavenger Life Episode 412: Positive Ebay Changes

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Our Store Week May 19-25, 2019

Total Items in Store: 8432
Items Sold: 73
Gross Sales: $2,245.99
Cost of Items Sold: $115
Cost of helpers: $0
Highest Price Sold: $90 (vintage rug)
Average Price Sold: $30.76
Returns: 0
Money Spent on New Inventory This Week: $0
Number of items listed this week: 30

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May 26 2019

51mins

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Rank #15: Scavenger Life Episode 398: How To Buy or Not To Buy on eBay

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Our Store Week Feb 3-9, 2019

Total Items in Store: 8146
Items Sold: 58
Gross Sales: $2,627.59
Cost of Items Sold: $120
Cost of helpers: $144
Highest Price Sold: $180 (vintage rug)
Average Price Sold: $45.30
Returns: 0
Money Spent on New Inventory This Week: $120
Number of items listed this week: 40

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Feb 11 2019

1hr 6mins

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Rank #16: Scavenger Life Episode 421: Don’t Worry, Sell Trash

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Our Store Week July 21-27, 2019

Total Items in Store: 8433
Items Sold: 36
Gross Sales: $1847.95 (unpaid $465) so actually $1,442.95
Cost of Items Sold: $89
Cost of helpers: $0
Highest Price Sold: $350 (vintage chair)
Average Price Sold: $51.33
Returns: 0
Money Spent on New Inventory This Week: $0
Number of items listed this week: 0

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Jul 30 2019

50mins

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Rank #17: Scavenger Life Episode 413: Yard Sales??

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Hey, Ryanne and her sister, Ashley, restarted the Shampoo & Booze Podcast talking about Airbnb and Short Term rentals. They’ve also started to offer design/advice services for those looking to start or start over! Check it out.

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Our Store Week May 26-June 1, 2019

Total Items in Store: 8458
Items Sold: 42
Gross Sales: $2,518.89
Cost of Items Sold: $100
Cost of helpers: $144
Highest Price Sold: $1000 (vintage metal sign)
Average Price Sold: $59.97
Returns: 1
Money Spent on New Inventory This Week: $40
Number of items listed this week: 50

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Jun 02 2019

47mins

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Rank #18: Scavenger Life Episode 417: Spanning Time

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Our Store Week June 23-29, 2019

Total Items in Store: 8464
Items Sold: 40
Gross Sales: $1,365.29
Cost of Items Sold: $94
Cost of helpers: $75
Highest Price Sold: $185 (vintage artwork)
Average Price Sold: $34.13
Returns: 0
Money Spent on New Inventory This Week: $20
Number of items listed this week: 50

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Jun 30 2019

44mins

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Rank #19: Scavenger Life Episode 399: Our eBay Manifesto Breakdown

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We wrote our manifesto back in 2013 when we started this podcast. We were pondering the other day if it was still valid. We break it down to see if it’s still relevant to our selling strategies for now into the future.

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Our Store Week Feb 10-16, 2019

Total Items in Store: 8193
Items Sold: 31
Gross Sales: $1,107.88
Cost of Items Sold: $65
Cost of helpers: $144
Highest Price Sold: $200 (Men’s blazer)
Average Price Sold: $35.73
Returns: 0
Money Spent on New Inventory This Week: $20
Number of items listed this week: 50

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Feb 18 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #20: Scavenger Life Episode 392: No Alarm Clocks – We chat with Troy aka T-Satt about the eBay Lifestyle

Dec 30 2018

1hr 16mins

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