How to Sell Stuff Online Fast: 7+ Ideas, Websites, & Apps (+ tips)


Bonanza is newer compared to eBay and Amazon and works similarly. Sometimes, I prefer Bonanza because it has a more loyal and completely different audience than the bigger shopping destinations.

Fees: Bonanza charges you 3.5% of your product price plus the shipping price above $10. I also love how Bonanza has an option where it handles the advertising of your product for a higher fee.

Best for: Almost everything, but Bonanza says it specializes in unique and one-off items.

Facebook Marketplace and Facebook Groups

Where there are people, there is shopping. To sell something locally, I’d start here. Most neighborhoods have a Facebook group. A quick post could sell your item within hours.

Just make sure that the group allows it, some groups ban all promotional posts. Also, expect folks to haggle. I always get the most pushback on the price whenever I sell on Facebook.

Fees: Only your blood, sweat, and tears. But technically FREE! But keep in mind that you have to do everything from getting in touch with buyers, packing, delivering, and getting paid.

Best for: Think big and wide. I have seen people sell everything from cars to plants on Facebook.


You may not have heard of this Japanese website. It has 126 million users, and 90% of internet users in Japan use it. I believe this is a beautiful place to sell your stuff if you want to break into the Japanese market.

Fees: Rakuten is a bit expensive. You have to pay a monthly fee of $33 as a seller and a flat fee of $0.99 for every sale. In addition to it, you are also charged between 8% and 15% based on what you are selling.

Best for: Almost everything. Perfect for people who are sick of the competition on US websites.

Your Own Website

Selling on your website means you are in complete control, but you are also fully responsible for everything. Not only do you need to do all the marketing to bring people to your online store, you also have to get your store built. Here’s a handy guide on the best ecommerce tools.

If you want to go big and build a large business around selling your stuff, this is the way to go.

Cost: You need to design a website, set up a cart, payment gateway, and get the necessary security certificates. Plus packaging and delivery.


Technically, Patreon is not a marketplace or an eCommerce website. It’s a platform where your most loyal fans pay you an amount of their choice either monthly or as a one-time payment. In exchange, you give them exclusive content and access. If you’re selling creative content like comics, art, or videos, it’s a great option.

Best for: Selling content to your loyal fans.

Honorable Mentions: Craiglist and LetGo (both are great for local listings), eBid (similar to eBay and Amazon), Newegg (for tech), eCrater (a 100% free marketplace), and RubyLane (superb for art, jewelry, collectibles, and vintage items).

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