Selling used baby clothes on free listing sites like Craigslist.com is a lot like selling on eBay, but there are some major differences.
The Pros of Selling on Craigslist.com
When selling used baby clothes on Craigslist.com, you get to set the price that you're looking for. If other parents aren't willing to pay it, they just won't bother to contact you. If they are interested, you may choose to list your actual contact information, or, you may choose to be totally anonymous.
While you do not have the safeguards of eBay, such as bidder ratings and fraud protections when you sell on Craigslist.com, you are able to list your used baby clothes for no fee. The process to list an item on Craigslist.com is also much easier than eBay.
The Cons of Selling on Craigslist.com
On the flip side, you also cannot reach as broad of an audience with Craigslist.com as it is difficult to do a broad search outside of your immediate geographic area. In addition, for every passing day that your listing sits out there, it moves further and further down the list, making it more difficult for potential buyers to see what you have to offer.
Make the Best Possible Listing
It is still important to take clear pictures and write good descriptions. Remember, potential buyers are not able to touch the clothes and inspect them as closely as they would if they were in a consignment store or purchasing from their local thrift store. Reply immediately to questions from potential buyers and give as thorough an answer as possible.
Ultimately, whether to sell used baby clothes through an online auction or a free listing site is your decision. And while selling on Criagslist.com can bring you a bigger profit than selling the clothing to a baby consignment store, it is also more work.