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Sell antiques online

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Why sell antiques online

Selling antiques online in the Philippines can be a lucrative business as there is a growing market for vintage and rare items. Antiques have a certain charm and appeal that can’t be replicated by modern items.

They are often sought after by collectors, enthusiasts, and individuals looking to add character to their homes or spaces. Online platforms make it easier to reach a wider audience and sell antiques regardless of their location.

Additionally, selling antiques online eliminates the need for a physical store, which can reduce overhead costs and increase profit margins.

How to sell antiques online in 5 steps

1. Build your online store

Create your brand using a business name generator and logo maker (if you have not decided) then choose a theme to suit your branding.

2. Publish product pages

Upload your product images and descriptions to showcase your products to drive conversions.

3. Choose your shipping methods

Connect to Shopboxo Delivery and use delivery service providers that has been integrated into the system.

4. Select your payment gateway

Choose from multiple payment gateways and e-wallets (Gcash, Maya, GrabPay) to receive payments from your customers securely.

5. Promote your online antique store

Market your brand through social media platforms, email marketing, and other marketing channels to boost sales.

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Effective management

Make mass edits in batches when uploading your products, or updating your order statuses. Save time by managing your inventory in one platform.

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Unified delivery system

Our platform makes it easy to schedule and fulfill deliveries all in one place, without the need to visit multiple websites for shipping quotes.

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Secure payments

Shopboxo ensures that all payments are collected and deposited safely into your bank account, eliminating the need for your customers to worry about manual bank transfers.

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Work on any device

Manage your store on any device. You can publish your inventory on desktop at the comfort of your home or on your mobile on-the-go.

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Learn more about selling antiques online

What are some effective ways to sell antiques online?

Some effective ways to sell antiques online include listing your items on popular marketplaces such as eBay, Etsy, or Ruby Lane, creating your own e-commerce website, utilising social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram to showcase your inventory, and advertising your antiques on specialised forums or groups.

How can I determine the value of my antique items before selling them online?

You can determine the value of your antique items before selling them online by conducting research on similar items that have been sold recently, consulting with professional appraisers or antique dealers, and using online valuation tools such as WorthPoint or Kovels.

What are some tips for creating compelling product descriptions for my antique items?

Some tips for creating compelling product descriptions for your antique items include providing a detailed history or provenance of the item, highlighting its unique features or characteristics, using descriptive language to evoke emotion, and including high-quality photos that showcase the item’s details.

How can I build trust with potential buyers when selling antiques online?

To build trust with potential buyers when selling antiques online, you can provide detailed descriptions and photos of your items, offer a clear and fair return policy, provide excellent customer service, and showcase customer reviews and testimonials on your website or social media platforms. Additionally, you can obtain certification or membership from reputable antique associations or organisations to demonstrate your expertise and credibility.

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