With the way the economy is today you like everyone else is no doubt looking for other ways to earn some extra cash. Despite what is going on, the market of mobile phones is still high because everyone seems to want to have some sort of cell phone. This could be one way in which you could make some extra money and that's by selling these kinds of phones because it is beginning to look like the land line phones are beginning to die a slow death and this is why selling cell phones could be something a person could earn some money off of.
There are different ways in which you can make money selling mobile phones. You can set up shop both online or offline or even both. You could open up a shop in your home or in a different location as well as start up your own mobile phone website or blog. You can use the site to sell your phones from as well as accessories. You can get your own supply of these items or you can do it via affiliate marketing and earn commission from people who buy phones from your site but through a different company.
You can also go around and get donations for old phones and then turn around and sell them on your website under the category of used phones. As long as they are in good working condition people are going to be willing to buy them. Not everyone can afford to purchase brand new cell phones but still have the desire to have one and would be happy to buy one that works well and is at a much lower price.
If you just want to sell phones as a part time business then the best way to do that is probably by setting up a page on eBay and sell your phones and accessories that way. This is an easy way and there is less things that you have to do to set this up than there is to set up a regular type business.
However, if you decide that you want to set up a regular business there are a few things that you will need to do in order to get your business going. First, you will need to be committed to this or it's not going to work.
Think of a name for your company and then register that name with your state and make sure that you get all the correct licenses that you will need to run your business.
You will also need to decide whether you want to deal with just used phones, new phones or if you want to go with both. You will also need to decide if you want the business to be online only, off line only or both. If you are planning for an off site business and you don't want it in your home then you will need to research and find a good spot to set up shop.
Once you are settled and figure out where and how you are going to sell your phones you will need to get in touch with wholesalers that supply people with mobile phones and their accessories so that you can start off with your own stock when you open shop.
Make sure that you have everything in order, all of your documents, all the supplies that you need and how you want the shop set up before you have your grand opening. If you decide you want to operate off of a website as well you will need to make sure that you pay for your own domain, you don't want to have your website on a free service and not have your own domain name, this would not be considered very professional and it's doubtful that you would get very many customers if any.