A Poshmark Review: The Go-To Marketplace For Selling Clothes and More Online

Poshmark is by far the leading reseller platform when it comes to fashion for women, men, and children. Their focus on building a thriving community has catapulted them to the top of many side-hustle lists and there is plenty of money to be made. In addition to clothing, you can also sell home goods, pet items, and even electronics. Here is everything you need to know to start selling on Poshmark.

What Is The Poshmark App And How Does Their Site Work?

Poshmark is a clever social-selling app for buying and selling used or new clothing, homegoods, and more. You can sell items through the Poshmark website or through their easy to use mobile app. Once your items are listed for sale, you are encouraged to “share” the items in your closet and from other seller’s closets for more exposure. You can participate in online parties, follow your favorite sellers, and offer discounts to people who’ve liked your items. 

Some of Poshmark's top-selling brands are Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Nike, Patagonia, Adidas, Coach, Michael Kors, Chanel and more. You can also make great money doing fast flips with mall brands like American Eagle, Pink by Victoria’s Secret, and Nordstrom brands. Get started today simply by selling things you no longer want out of your own closet!

How Does Poshmark Work?

Poshmark is a platform that connects buyers and sellers online, making the sales and shipping process easy and safe for everyone involved. It’s a great way to make a little extra money or start your own reselling business.

1. Make A Poshmark Account

You can use Poshmark on your desktop, laptop, or mobile device. Downloading the Poshmark App is a must, as there are a lot of social functions such as sharing and you’ll be able to access your Poshmark account anytime, anywhere.

2. Crafting The Perfect Poshmark Listing

- Your Poshmark listing should be crafted using a strong title that includes the brand, style, and size at a minimum. 

- In the description, write as many details as you can about the item, it’s condition, it’s color, and where you might wear or use it. 

- Don’t forget the photos really sell the item, so give it your best shot. Many people swear by a clean white background for their cover images.

3. Set Your Price By Doing A Little Research

The best place to find comparable item prices is right inside the Poshmark app itself. You can search active and sold listings for items that are the same or similar to yours. You’ll be able to charge for shipping, offer free shipping, or offer discounted shipping as well.

4. Why Sharing On Poshmark Is Important

The Poshmark App was designed for social selling, which means you need to take an active part in promoting your listings to keep them popping up at the top of search results. In fact, you’ll notice a huge difference in sales when you increase how often you share your own items on Poshmark.

Why Is Poshmark The Best Place To Sell Clothes Online?

Poshmark is a very inclusive sales platform that simplifies the selling and shipping process, making it a great starting point for new resellers. Poshmark also has customer support that helps determine the outcome of return cases that is fair to both buyers and sellers.

How Does Vendoo Make Crosslisting To Poshmark Easy?

With Vendoo you can crosspost your items on up to 10 different marketplaces, including Poshmark. In addition to creating listings, Vendoo can help you make more sales on Poshmark by:

  • The ability to delist and relist items easily (in bulk) to keep your Poshmark closet fresh.

  • Mark an item sold on any platform, and Vendoo will delist the item from your other platforms to eliminate duplicate sales.

  • Keep inventory organized by creating up to 50 customized Vendoo labels.

  • Get detailed analytics about your listed and sold inventory.

And much more!

How Does Poshmark Shipping Work?

Poshmark has struck a deal with USPS for stress-free shipping options at a reduced rate. While some people complain that the shipping fee for single, lightweight items is too high, you can’t argue with being able to ship up to 5 lbs for under $8 anywhere in the US using free shipping supplies.

Choose Who Pays The Shipping Fee

When you create your Poshmark listing you can choose to provide your buyers with free or discounted shipping, or leave it up to the customer to pay for shipping. This gives you a lot of flexibility in how you price your items and what discounted offers you are willing to take. 

Get Free Shipping Supplies

One of the things that makes Poshmark shipping unique is that you are allowed to use FREE USPS shipping supplies, even the boxes that say “flat rate” on them, to ship your items in. You can get these supplies by creating a free USPS account and ordering them. Your mail carrier will deliver them right to your door for free. 

Offering Deals With Shipping Discounts

When people “like” your item, you can send them a special offer. All Poshmark offers need to come with a shipping discount as well. This means you and the buyer will share the shipping fee. Occasionally, Poshmark offers promotions that include the shopping discount at no cost to the seller. 

Tips for Selling on Clothes on Poshmark:

  • Be sure to include a detailed description with item measurements.

  • Make sure the items are in good condition. Make sure to

  • Make sure to take good photos of your items highlighting any wear or damage.

  • Price your products fairly by looking at comps or using the Sellhound app

  • Be willing to negotiate and accept offers.

  • Send offers to potential buyers who have liked your item or created a bundle

  • Take advantage of the social features like closet sharing, following, liking and attending virtual Posh parties

Use Vendoo to Improve the Effectiveness of Your Poshmark Sales

With Vendoo you can:

  • Crosspost to multiple marketplaces

  • Access sales information about your business

  • Manage, filter and organize your reseller inventory

And much more!

Want to Know More About Poshmark? Here are Some Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do you get paid on Poshmark?

    When you make a sale, the money is deposited into your Poshmark account once the buyer receives and accepts the item. You then have the option to shop on Poshmark or redeem the funds by cashing them out to your connected bank account.

  • What is a bundle?

    In the event that a buyer is interested in more than one of your items, you can use the bundle feature to create a bulk deal. Bundles usually include a discount on price and combined shipping for the buyer as incentive for purchasing multiple items.

  • What is a Posh party?

    Posh Parties are real-time virtual shopping events where users can meet up in the Poshmark app to shop, share, and sell clothing, accessories, and select home goods. Poshmark hosts 4 parties per day with varying party themes.

What Are The Fees For Selling On Poshmark?

Poshmark’s fee is 20% on sales over $15 and a flat fee of $2.95 on sales under $15. In exchange for that fee, Poshmark handles credit card fees, mitigates disputes, provides lots of free marketing, and also provides the seller with a prepaid shipping label (shipping can be charged to the buyer, seller, or be shared at the seller’s discretion).

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