After some careful contemplations, I have decided to focus full time on Archaeo-Chic! I’ve spent about 6 months of part-time side hustling, and it just makes me so happy I figured why not continue? This means I will be much more active on this blog and my socials, so stay tuned!
I finally reached my goal of becoming a Poshmark Ambassador! I ended up being a bit late in my goal of when I reached it because I always underestimate how much time it takes to list and share. Also, there was a couple of times where I made sales from my closet and that changed my stats.
One moment I would think I was about to hit another level on the Poshmark ambassador goal list, but then I would make sales and those stats would change! For example, I hit 50 listings, but then I would sell some things either on Poshmark, or on another platform and so I would need to delete those active listings, bringing me below 50.
Obviously, getting that small setback to my goal seemed frustrating at first, but the whole point of me aiming toward becoming a Poshmark ambassador was to make more sales. Regardless of whether I was hitting the status or not, I was doing what I set out to do. If it’s the journey makes that happen, that’s alright with me! The destination isn’t really what matters, after all.
Are you a Poshmark Ambassador? How long did it take you, and do you think it was worth the work?
Want to start selling on Poshmark? Use my referral code ARCHAEO_CHIC for $5 off your first purchase (Part of becoming an ambassador requires shopping on Posh. so this may come in handy!)
Looks like it’s official: starting February 7, poshmark shipping costs will increase from $6.49 to $6.79. While it’s not much of an increase, this is pretty much the opposite of what buyers and sellers wanted for the app. A first class option for small items would be ideal.
Since I’m selling on multiple platforms right now, it’s important for me to spend my time wisely. I took time to revise my Depop shop this week. Depop was actually the first platform I used for selling, and I started there as a buyer.
What I like about Depop:
You can post video! This is great for really showing the special features or issues with an item.
Shipping is reasonable for small items, and you can choose your own shipping costs. You have the option to ship with Depop for flat fees, or organize your own shipping. You can also ship Internationally. By choosing your own shipping.
What I think could be better:
I would love to be able to post more than 4 photos. Some items really ask for more than a few angles, and I also like to include pictures of tags.
Bundles are a thing on Depop, but these still have to be requested and listed as custom orders which is labor intensive for both buyers and sellers
What’s have I sold in my Depop shop?
Feedback from Happy Shoppers
What’s for Sale in My Depop shop?
Right now, I have only been listing smaller items in my shop like jewelry and accessories. This is because of shipping costs. With the small size shipping at $4.50, I am able to offer free shipping to my customers occasionally. While I can provide the shipping for everything, I like being able to offer the Free Ship across all items I have listed in Depop and it just wasn’t economical to keep all of the clothing stocked. I may change my mind and list more broadly in the future, but for now, this works for me.
Thank you for reading, have a wonderful day!