• Andre Van Veen

Start making money with your phone flipping business today

Updated: Jun 2



Starting a successful business is hard. It takes many attempts to find what works. But once you find a proven strategy it just takes discipline to continuously adhere to the steps and principles that have proven successful.

Below is a proven strategy that’s been tested and can be implemented by anyone in any city. Following these steps will give you an advantage and allow you to have a successful business up and running in a matter of a few hours.



Step 1 - Set up your website and tools so you can start flipping phones for profit

Time to complete: 15-minutes

Your buyback website allows customers to check prices online 24/7 and schedule to drop-off or mail-in their products to you. Your website enables your advertising to attract customers to your business even when you're not open.


Another benefit of your buyback website is it serves as a great way for customers to get to know your business and gain trust. In today’s world, it's customary for reputable businesses to have a website which not only displays contact information but also it’s policies.


Additionally, the 3web1 website includes tools you'll need to manage and expand your services to both local and national audiences.


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Step 2 - Create a Google My Business page


Time to complete: 30-minutes

Creating a Google My Business page is a great way to advertise your business locally. In order to find the right business to meet their needs, four out of every five consumers conduct local searches on search engines. You can connect with your prospects on the other end of those searches by setting up and optimizing your Google My Business Listing.


It is a totally free way to attract customers with this small investment of time. By using this tool, you can connect with your audience, increase your chances of being found, and generate more targeted traffic to your website. Check this tutorial to create and optimize your Google My Business listing.



Step 3 - Advertise on Craigslist


Time to complete: 30-minutes

Craigslist is the seventh-most-popular website in the United States, with over 60 million people visiting every month. With over 700 local sites in 70 countries, Craigslist serves over 50 billion page views per month, and the average user views more than 20 pages per visit. With those kinds of statistics, you can be assured that your ads will be viewed.


To start getting customers immediately you can create a craigslist account and begin posting "we by iPhones" ads in the cell phone section. It’s best to post at least 3 ads in the morning and 3 additional ads every 3-4 hours on the days you are open for business.



Step 4 - Purchase and Quality Check Products


After receiving calls from the ads posted on Craigslist you’ll meet your customers, at a safe location, to purchase items. Use your 3web1 inventory panel to close the sale by capturing the seller’s ID number and signature from your cell phone or tablet. This is a great way to deter anyone from selling lost or stolen items. Then print a label for your item and enter the product details to generate your eBay description. Now your products are ready to be resold for a profit.



Step 5 - Sell Your Products on eBay and Ship


There are many benefits that make selling on eBay a great option. Access to millions of shoppers worldwide, and never worrying about marketing techniques or costs are two huge advantages. The sell-through rate for many popular categories is well above 90%, which all but guarantees your items, will sell.


Create an eBay account, it’s free and takes a few minutes. You’ll also need to register for a PayPal account which links with your eBay account to process payments from your eBay customers.


Shipping is easy; just print shipping labels directly from eBay and order free shipping boxes from USPS. Check out our advanced eBay guide for tips about selling on eBay.



Master the 5 steps and grow


Once you are able to master these 5 steps, and remain consistent with your customer service, your business will continue to grow and see amazing results.


Eventually, you’ll be able to wind down your craigslist marketing as your website and Google My Business listing rise in search rankings. As you continue you'll also attract stores and other businesses who will sell their products to you on a regular basis.


There are countless ways to market and expand your buyback business and we will provide the tools essential to making it possible.


So, get started...

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