What is a safer alternative to Craigslist

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Here's the thing we have path too much stuff in our garage. Before acquiring two children, we had two cars parked in our garage at all times. My husband was really big on it. He'd see our neighbor garages packed with everything from baby, old bikes and smugly saying, "If they're not with the stuff you should get rid of."

Fast forward two kids, and now we're the crowd because of baby swings and old tricycles parked outside our garage. According to a 2011 NPD Group research study, the average US household has more than $ 7,000 worth of unused items! Um, I could use an additional $ 7,000. I seriously want to get rid of this stuff, but I'm nervous about the 330 crimes and 12 deaths related to Craigslist between 2010 and 2011. I'm home full time with two kids and popping by strangers as I'm trying to pawn my goods ain't exactly safest in the world.

That's why I was so excited when I discovered OfferUp has a free, simple mobile marketplace app with unique security to gently buy and sell used items.

What is OfferUp? I am glad you asked.

OfferUp's "Snap and Tap" app, you can catch a pic and post your gently used items for sale in under a minute and BOOM! Their articles are listed on OfferUps website and mobile market. You don't have to connect to a PC! You can even easily share your listing on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, or send email to individuals or groups.

Now we're talking about security. The OfferUp TruYou member program enables buyers and sellers to notify that their identity has been verified. Earning your TruYou membership status is easy, all you have to do is provide additional information including a simple scan of your driver's license that allows each person to cross the identity of being referenced with public records. Hey, I have nothing to hide and I just want to deal with people who have nothing to hide either. As an added bonus, OfferUp offers in-app private messaging to keep buyer and seller identities anonymous until both parties decide to keep private information.

I'm super excited to start cleaning out my garage! OK, the cleaning part isn't exciting, but parking inside my garage is safe. Seriously, the temperature in my car was 98 ° F yesterday! You know what else is exciting, decide how I'm gonna make money I ... make decisions, make decisions ...

Check out OfferUp here and always get rid of the clutter with me and make some money!

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