Tips for Selling Comic Books

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The comic industry has re-awakened in the last decade as a result of the production of remarkable new television programs and movies based on some comic book series. With the increase in popularity of comic books, so has their value increased. Here, we will discuss various ways in which any comic book enthusiast can identify valuable comics and how they can make extra cash from them. Where do you begin when you want to sell your comic books?

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Know exactly where to go

You have two choices here: online or offline. If you can, try selling them in the real world. This way, people can see the condition in which your comic books are, and you will not be risking anything. Start with your local comic store. Most stock back issues and may be interested in what you already have to add to their collection. You can also turn to online sites such as eBay although you may be risking disappointment here. Some online stores such as Stanley Gibbons are also a great place to look at.

I remember when I was looking for my truck driver job, I send several of my truck driver resumes online. People discouraged me that I would be scammed but I ended up landing a very good job from one of the companies I had applied to online. So don’t be afraid to use online platforms to sell your comics, you may land a great client who will offer you awesome prices.

Take own photos

Often, people selling their comic books will turn to google for pictures. While the large collection is tempting, if you want buyers to take you seriously, more so when selling online, ensure you take your own photos. This means they are able to see exactly what you are selling and the condition they are in.

Give correct descriptions

To let your buyers know exactly what it is you are selling, give them the right descriptions. The right descriptions will enable buyers identify their favorite creators and also know that you have actually invested in them and not simply buying them and selling in bulk.

If you are selling on a bidding site, you will be given a specific number of characters in the heading that describe the comic, so be straight to the point to draw people’s attention. Be very careful with the spelling as well.

Separate the costly ones

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Carry out some research and make two different piles of comics. The least expensive ones and the more costly ones. You might be surprised by how much worth your collection is! I was surprised that one of the ninja turtles comics I was selling at $3.50 was actually $45. What a huge difference!

Think about a job lot

There is no specific situation, but if you are searching for a way to get some quick money or you’re looking to create space fast, a job lot may be ideal.
This may mean selling a whole run of a title altogether, or maybe each issue you have ever purchased.

You could get anything from $50 for an entire title, or $350 for everything. But it could go either way if you don’t mind haggling.

Collecting comic books can be such a great hobby. Just be sure not all the books you collect will appreciate in value, but you can always feel great knowing you have a wonderful story to read.

The Best Apps You Need To Download On Your Smartphone

Beauty Apps

Beauty just got even better! We just found the easiest way you can organize your lipsticks, book an appointment with your hair stylist and much more.

Spruce

This app takes skincare to another level, offering dermatologist appointments through your phone virtually. After you have selected your preferred dermatologist through the app, users of the app can share their skin issues, photos and information via the app.

Whether you are suffering from acne or any other skin related rash, you can share photos or details about your condition immediately via the app. You receive a personalized skincare treatment plan and prescriptions within 24 hours if necessary. This virtual skincare consultation treatment plan can be assessed for $40 for people who would wish to skip a visit to their dermatologist.

Visada

When you upload your selfie, Visada analyzes your picture to create a customized comprehensive beauty profile. This app analyses your skin and eye care routine, giving you suggestions on how to enhance your beauty regime. For makeup and hair, the app provides product suggestions in given colors and shaded help you improve your beauty regime.

Beauty Apps

L’Oreal Makeup Genius

L’Oreal Makeup Genius app is taking all beauty lovers by storm. Now you don’t have to go visiting drugstores or makeup counters to try countless lipsticks of different shades! This app comes with a real time camera that lets you try different beauty products or shades all virtually! The camera functions as a mirror and lets you sample out different looks, letting you see the makeup on your face as you move. With this app, you can try different looks from cat eyes to pink blush.

With the help of your smartphones front camera, the app scans different point on the face to swipe perfectly on lipstick, eye shadow, lipstick and liner. Since it happens in real time, you can try testing each look at different angles, which is great!

Think Dirty

Before you start thinking otherwise, this app helps you determine how toxic your beauty products are. This is super idea, right? Because in most beauty products, finding the ingredient list is arduous.simply scan a products bar code or search the database by the name of the product. On a dirty meter, this app ranks its ingredients on a scale of one to ten while offering you better alternatives. Their library of ingredients isn’t extensive, but one can submit products that have not been reviewed for consideration.

Stash

According to a poll by allure.com, over 30% of women have so many beauty products to count in their makeup bag. This is where this app comes in. It keeps track of all your beauty care products as well as hair care products. It stores information such as when you bought an item and its quantity, then will anticipate when you are almost running low. It send you a reminder to replace or refill and you can buy or replace in the app through retailers such as Walmart and Sephora. And what more, this app pulls up coverage from over 30 magazines so you don’t have to miss out on any product review.

These modern day technology beauty apps make life easier for ladies. Every woman must have at least one of these!

Should You Buy A Smart Phone?

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SmartphonesBefore you give me an answer for this, go ahead and read the entire article. If you own a smart phone or are thinking of getting one, then you will definitely find this useful.

Cost Vs. Benefits

As much as you can afford to buy a smart phone, is it worth to spend over $100 a month for a data plan? Let’s put it this way. If you bought a smart phone 5 years ago, by this time, you will have spent over $6000 just to make use of it. I can think of so many useful ways I can spend that money on such as vacations or other worth experiences. But what are the benefits of this devices?

Connectivity

A lot of people argue that a smart phone is a great tool for connectivity. Connection to the internet, friends and family anywhere they are located. But the thing is, if you are poor at connecting with people whom you are with physically, chances are that a smart phone will not help improve this problem with people who are not even near you. I have realized that some of my friends and will completely shut out in the middle of a conversation and get immersed on their phone screen. When you do not own a smartphone yourself, you will easily notice this behavior. And if you had a smartphone, you would probably ignore the people you are with.

Navigation

Interactive maps are some of the most used smart phone features, but when my friends realize I do not have a GPS on my phone or in the car, they often wonder how I find my way around. Well, the truth is that before such devices, people clearly got along so well. The streets were not full of people wandering with no sense of direction! People were not driving thousands of miles when attempting to travel for 100 mile to the bus station.

And if I really need to use a map, well…printed maps are still available and I actually own one. Research shows that the more people become dependent on GPS, the more they lose their inborn sense of direction. This becomes such a problem when one misplaces their purse or phone.

Security

Smart phones are a great devices that contain most of your personal information you wouldn’t want everyone out there to know. You need to come up with a plan for when you lose your phone. Since security threats are always coming up and changing with technology innovations, you should invest energy and time to protect against theft.

Some people may argue that a smart phone does improve one’s physical security because of all the information that’s at your fingertips. In addition, one can use it as a flashlight if they got lost in the dark.

Sometimes, I get why smartphones are so popular. Wherever you are; at a boring party, in a meeting that bores you or even at home lonely, you can actually make use of your phone to be somewhere else. You can access the entire internet anytime you feel like it.

As much as this may sound liberating, it can be addictive to some people. For me, it would really interfere with my ability to be productive as I may lack the discipline to control how much I use it. For those with no addictive problems, well more power to you!