The Dudes In A Room

The Dudes In A Room
Chris, Mike, Joey and Teddy

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Thrift Trader #005 (Special Edition) - Selling Local Items, Hustling Craigslist, What Sells On Ebay

Thrift Trader Podcast Episode #005
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The guys talk about the mindset of living a frugal lifestyle. Is it a good idea to go out and buy a new printer, or find other options to save money? They also get into hustling work on sites like Craigslist. The guys relate it to jobs such as photographer. Eventually, they get into Generation Y. When it comes to selling, local items have been doing well. They also talk about selling well-known logo clothing. Toward the end, they chat about the customer service at places like Trader Joe's versus Wal-Mart. Naturally, the podcast ends with the Biz Markie classic "Just A Friend."

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Thrift Trader #004 (Special Edition) - The Fast-Paced, Lucrative World of Online Selling

Thrift Trader Podcast Episode #004
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The guys return with another Thrift Trader episode. Early on, they discuss the seed of selling through online platforms like eBay. While it's not exactly a fast-paced, lucrative world, it is in a budding stage. With time, effort, and quality service, any business venture can work. Eventually, they turn to the various rules and regulations (or lack thereof) of thrift stores. The conversation turns to the pricing differences at stores. Later, Mike and Joey delve into the so-called candle saga. For the first time, they deal with a return. Also, the guys discuss the kinds of items that are eye-catchers. They then go over recent items that sold on eBay. Late in the show, the guys talk about their growing inventory and the space available in their "eBay room."