old tech

5 Things to Think About When Buying Used Electronics Online

Gone makes it delightfully easy to sell your unwanted electronics, but buying electronics online from sites such as Craigslist and eBay can be hit-or-miss. Buying used electronics is an easy and environmentally-friendly way to save money however we tend to worry that we might get a bad deal on what seemed to be a great steal. Relying on insufficient, one-sided information can be risky business so here are some things to keep in mind when looking for a new (old) laptop or phone.

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10 Tips to Sell Your Stuff & Pay-Off Your Debt After College

debtEvery year, a new group of students exits college and enters the workforce, hoping that the piece of paper that they paid many other pieces of paper for will set them apart.  While it may get them a solid entry-level job at a Fortune 500 company, it also cost a fortune to attain. Every year the story is the same: I wouldn’t trade that experience for anything, but I’m broke!  One way students can recoup some of this money is to sell the stuff they still have from college that they no longer need, here are a few tips to get you started in that process:

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what to get rid of

Decluttering 101: How Can I Decide what to Get Rid of?

Spring cleaning isn’t just for April and May; every quarter you should take some time to get rid of unused stuff to get the fresh, organized feeling that makes you a more productive person. The hardest part is deciding what to get rid of — especially if you have a lot in storage. You always think there might be one day when you need (insert unnecessary item here)! Here are a few tips on how to declutter your space and make a less chaotic home.

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Gone SMS Service

Gone Releases SMS Service for All Cell Phone Users

Today we’re really excited to announce our new SMS service. If you want to sell items, all you have to do is text (415) 980-4663 and you can talk to a human being in real time about what you want to sell. You can send a text with a description or a picture of the item to a Gone assistant, who will guide you, then send you an offer, and if you accept, will arrange a pickup. Now any cell phone user can join the thousands of Gone users nationwide to sell smartly and efficiently. (more…)

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