eBay Selling 101 – How to Sell your Clothes like a Pro

With over 182 million users from all over the world, eBay is one of the largest online marketplaces.

There, you can sell anything from clothing to rare collectibles. Of course, not everything is equal when it comes to potential earnings from selling it on eBay.

In this post, we’ll go through how to resell on eBay with a focus on clothing.

We’ll also go over some tactics for increasing your profits.

Let’s get to it!

How To Sell Clothes on eBay

To get an idea of what your clothing is currently going for and how popular it is on eBay, try searching for items that are an exact match or close to variants.

In this way, you’ll be able to estimate how much money you could make from selling your clothes.

There is a surprisingly high demand for previously worn items of popular brand names and designer clothing.

Of course, they’d have to be in good condition.

Look at how other eBay sellers are describing and pricing their clothing to get some pointers on how to sell your own items online.

To get started, head to the site’s Advanced Search page and use the “Sold listings” filter there.

Make Sure Your Items Are In Good Condition 

To maximize your online sales, clean your clothes well before listing them.

Used garments should be laundered before being listed.

This generally involves laundering and ironing the clothes.

It’s recommended that you take suede, silk, and other fragile materials to a professional dry cleaner.

Customers expect to receive clothing in pristine, store-ready condition, devoid of any odors or stains.

Please keep in mind that there is no need to wash brand-new items of clothing, tags attached or not.

Take Well-Lit, High-Quality Photos 

Now, it’s time for a little photo shoot for the clothes you’re going to sell.

You’re going to need:

A good phone camera (use a better camera if you have one) 

A clean, uncluttered background to take the photos against.

Potential buyers don’t want to see your messy room as a background.

If you can, put a nail on the wall or hang your items from the back of a door.

If this isn’t possible for you, you may lay your items flat on a nicely made bed.

If you’re selling shoes, put them up against a clean wall.

Wooden hangers 

Wood hangers tend to elevate the photo. Try not to use wire or plastic hangers because they look cheap.

Painters Tape 

There are some clothes that won’t look presentable on a hanger.

In these cases, you may use painter’s tape to stick the garment to the wall.

Using this method will also let you control the drape to present the garment in the best light.

Natural light, ring light, or box light 

A dark photo will turn off potential buyers.

Flash isn’t that appealing, either, as they tend to distort colors.

You’ll want to use natural light or some lighting equipment you might have lying around.

Related Reading: Things To Sell on Etsy – Check Them Out Here.

Photo editing software 

After you take your photos, perhaps you’ll want to sharpen the images or adjust the brightness.

You can’t adjust the colors because you want an honest representation of the products you’re selling.

When you have everything you need, make sure you take a photo of the following:

  • Front of the garment
  • Back of the garment
  • Closeup of the fabric
  • Closeup of the label
  • Any unique design details
  • Any flaws

You should also include a stock photo or an official photo of the item.

Try looking for a photo of the item being worn by a model at a retail site on Google.

However, you shouldn’t use this stock photo as your main image.

The reason for this is that everyone generally relies on stock pictures for their main image.

Using your own photo as the featured image is a great way to set yourself apart.

Most people have a hard time visualizing themselves in a two-dimensional article of clothing.

To help customers visualize how the product would look on them, it is best to display it on a model.

List Your Clothes 

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After you take photos, it’s time to put up listings for your items.

This can be done on your desktop or mobile device.

Use An Eye-Catching Title 

No one will ever see your listing if the title isn’t captivating.

Direct searches are the primary driver of sales on eBay.

A customer searches for a product on eBay by typing in keywords related to what they want to buy and then makes a purchasing decision.

Your item will show up in the results if the search terms are similar to those in the title.

Naturally, this requires thorough keyword research and impressive headline creation.

Due to space constraints, you must carefully construct an accurate and engaging title that contains all of the keywords your target audience is seeking.

Write An Accurate Description 

What if people see your listing, click on it because of the attractive photo, and are then disappointed by the lack of detail in the description?

You don’t want this to happen.

If you don’t make the most of the space provided for the description, you’ll be missing out on a golden opportunity to sell your product.

 While a picture may be worth a thousand words, there are details that it can’t convey.

You want your descriptions to make the buyer feel like they are getting a firsthand look and feel for the items you’re selling.

Include Thorough Measurements 

Do you have to try on a lot of different pieces of clothing before you discover the one?

In my case, I can try on twenty different pairs of pants and still not buy any of them.

When you can’t even touch the products online, let alone try them on, you can understand the added difficulties of shopping for clothes.

The issue can be fixed by giving the buyer the appropriate dimensions. They can then compare your item to what they already own.

So, what sort of measurements should you give?

  • Tops (armpit to armpit, sleeve length, total length)
  • Bottoms (waist, inseam, rise, bottom hem)
  • Dresses (shoulder to shoulder, armpit to armpit, total length)
  • Shoes (length, US/UK size)

Related Reading: How To Make Money Selling Used Socks – Get To Know Here.

Price Your Clothing 

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The price you set will determine whether or not potential buyers click on your listing and view your item.

Starting off, the process of determining a fair price for one’s wares might be extremely daunting.

Let me tell you; it really isn’t a huge deal.

If you undercut the market price for your product, it will sell rapidly, and you can use the profits to buy more to sell.

It won’t sell if it’s priced too high.

However, that doesn’t mean you can’t re-list the item at a lesser price.

Most products are priced at the upper end, to begin with.

Sometimes items don’t sell until they’ve been listed six times at progressively decreasing prices.

Therefore, conduct a more in-depth investigation of “Sold Listings,” and anticipate the day when you will be able to confidently set the price of your item.

Auction Style Selling

You could set your price or go the auction route when selling your items.

There are really successful sellers who will only use one method.

You may also use both.

If an item is in really great demand, you could put it up for auction for a full week.

If you have a minimum acceptable price, that’s where you should start the bid.

Shipping Your Items 

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Beginners who are just learning how to sell clothes on eBay sometimes find shipping to be one of the most intimidating aspects of the process.

Likewise, even though many folks would love to buy something, they don’t because they are too intimidated by the delivery process.

But because you seem like the kind to take initiative, I’ll outline the steps you’ll take to ship apparel goods purchased on eBay.

You may either print a label on any standard printer at home or go to the post office to drop off your parcel.

By printing at home, you can save money by taking advantage of eBay’s shipping discount.

In case you’re already doing business on eBay but want to take it to the next level, you might want to get your own thermal label printer.

You can generally ship items in a poly-mailer unless it’s really fragile or pricey.

In terms of cost and turnaround time, they can’t be beaten for shipping garments.

You can utilize three sizes of poly-mailers (10×13”, 12×15.5”, and 14×19”) to keep costs down and inventory low.

For Lighter Items (Tops, dresses, bottoms, underwear, hats, etc.)

Shipping by First Class Mail is the most cost-effective option for sending small apparel goods.

The standard maximum for First Class Mail weight is 13 ounces.

Fortunately, thanks to eBay’s partnership with the USPS, sellers can send up to 16 ounces of merchandise in a single first-class package.

For Heavier Items (Jeans, coats, snowsuits, etc.) 

These, like other items of clothing, can be sent in a poly-mailer.

You might have to do a bit of stuffing, though.

These will be shipped as soon as possible.

If you can afford it, always choose priority mail over regular mail.

In exchange for the slight increase in cost, your consumer will receive the product much more quickly, which will likely result in positive reviews.

How Much To Charge For Shipping

You can easily factor in the $2 shipping cost per top because that’s the industry standard and is usually included in final value fees.

Most vendors on eBay don’t really offer free delivery; they just put it into the fixed price of the product.

For instance, rather than $15 plus $4.95 shipping, they charge $19.95 instead.

If you only offer two different types of clothes shipping, keeping track of everything is simple.

Keep in mind that there will be instances when you lose your items in shipping and other times when you come out ahead.

As a business professional, you should view this as a minor setback.

You are not permitted to request additional delivery costs in the event that you underestimate the size or weight of your order, too.

Free Shipping vs. Flat Rate vs. Calculated 

In reality, it doesn’t matter how you decide to ship the items.

The one caveat is that shipping costs should be taken into consideration.

When it comes to shipping, most sellers only ever select “calculated” or “free.”

Free Shipping if the item is lightweight and compact.

Providing free shipping to your customers can increase your visibility in search engines and set you apart from the competition.

When selling an item with a weight greater than one pound, use Calculated Shipping and accept the fact that the buyer’s maximum acceptable offer price will be lower as a result.

Manage Your Product Listings 

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If your eBay business is only a side gig with a modest number of listings, a simple spreadsheet should suffice.

Suppose you’re trying to grow a business by selling on eBay, handling dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of products.

In that case, a spreadsheet will only add unnecessary complexity and waste your time and money.

Instead of manually keeping track of your stock on a spreadsheet, utilize inventory management software.

Keep track of your stock levels, receive notifications when you need to reorder and gain insight into which products bring in the most money with the help of analytics provided by inventory management software.

Related Reading: How To Make Money With Amazon FBA – Get The Blueprint Here.

Tips For Selling Clothes Online

Respond Quickly To Buyers 

After placing an order on eBay, customers are kept informed of its status via periodic email notifications.

eBay, Amazon, and Mercari, among others, rely heavily on communication between sellers and buyers.

Fortunately, eBay handles this process for the most part.

Responding quickly and clearly to queries from customers is a great approach to establishing credibility (and gaining positive eBay seller feedback) at the beginning of a business relationship.

From time to time, potential buyers may request more information or images of the item you’re selling.

Provide honest answers to these inquiries at all times.

Doing so will reassure customers that they have found a trustworthy vendor.

Use Bundling To Sell Clothes Faster 

Bundling might be the best way to go if you have a lot of low-priced garments that wouldn’t earn much money if sold separately.

It’s also helpful if you need to get rid of a lot of stock quickly and don’t mind losing a little money.

Online retailers not only buy in bulk but also use eBay as a product sourcing tool by searching for sellers of large quantities of clothing at low prices.

Remember, people can just as easily find cheaper items in a thrift store.

Try Cross-listing 

Cross-listing is the practice of listing a product on more than one marketplace.

Sometimes, a better match might be found on other online marketplaces, such as Facebook Marketplace, Craigslist, Mercari, or Poshmark, rather than on eBay.

By presenting your listing to a larger audience across several platforms, cross-listing increases the likelihood that you’ll find the “right buyer” more quickly.

Once an item has been sold, it should be removed from all sales channels.

Using a cross-listing service is a simple way to increase your sales by a factor of three or more.

Time Your Listings 

When selling items on eBay, time might be a surprising variable.

Users are most active between 7 and 9 PM., according to their analytics.

So, posting during that time may help your listings get seen by more people.

Invest in a Mannequin

Displaying garments on a mannequin increases their chances of being purchased.

This is helpful because it allows the customer to imagine how the item will fit, how the neckline will drape, how long the item will be, and how the pattern will look up close and far away.

You can get a torso mannequin made of hollow plastic for around $20 on Amazon.

A mannequin is an investment that will yield profits many times over.

You can always spring for a dress form or life-size mannequin when your budget allows.

Put a Focus on Fabrics and Washing Instructions 

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Customers have a right to know the exact composition of the item they’re purchasing.

Some consumers are picky about the clothes they wear and the items they surround themselves with because of fabric allergies or sensitivities.

You want to spare your customers some nasty allergic reactions like sneezing, wheezing, watery eyes, and a runny nose.

Due to sensitivity, cotton is the only fabric some purchasers can wear.

A picture of the fabric content label on the garment is a good idea in case there is ever any doubt regarding the fabric used in the item.

Some eBay buyers would also be interested in the clothes’ maintenance instructions.

Some people will not wear clothes that require dry cleaning.

Please specify whether the garment requires dry cleaning or can merely be washed by hand or machine.

Be Generous With Your Return Policy 

Online clothes shopping can be risky.

If customers can’t return an item because it doesn’t fit, they may not want to buy from you.

Having the option to return or exchange an item is important to customers whose purchases do not fit properly.

Provide a return window of at least 30 days so that the customer can determine whether or not to keep the item.

A customer-friendly return policy has a positive effect on revenue. eBay’s search algorithm gives preference to sellers that provide a 30-day refund policy or more.

Likewise, if a product is returned, it can be resold without any further hassle.

Always specify in your return policy that the merchandise must be unused and with all tags still attached.

The buyer can’t send back an item if it has been soiled.

Gauge High Return Items 

Don’t sell things that could be considered rentals if you’re concerned about a high rate of returns.

Examples of such products are wedding gowns, baby christening outfits, and men’s tuxedos.

Consider if the item will be worn only once for an important occasion. Plenty of other stock is available that can be sold without worrying about returns.

Consider The Season and Lowball 

It’s true that swimwear may be purchased year-round, but the spring and summer are peak selling seasons.

Rather than letting your swimsuit collect dust until next season, you may want to consider accepting offers now.

Any online vendor worth their salt will have had to deal with lowball bids.

An extremely low offer is one that is far lower than your asking price—by at least 50% or more.

How to deal with lowball offers and offers, in general, is a contentious topic.

You could respond with a lower price that you still think is fair or politely decline their offer altogether.

Alternatively, you can disable the offer option on eBay if you find it intrusive, or you can specify that your asking price is firm on sites that support it.

However, it’s important to view offers as an opportunity to begin negotiating with a possible buyer.

Remember, lowball offers can lead to a decent sale if you know what you’re doing.

Personalize Your eBay Store Profile and Packaging 

Wrap the item in attractive packaging once you’ve made a sale.

Add a note of gratitude, even if it’s just a sticker or a Post-It note.

This makes the sale more personalized and shows the customer that there’s a real person on the other end of the transaction.

They’d be more likely to give a higher eBay seller rating.

Sales on eBay can be seen as a reflection of current cultural trends, such as those in the realms of fashion and designer collaborations.

Activewear, for instance, became very popular during the lockdown period.

If you pay attention to what others are talking about in a group chat or on Twitter, you can increase the amount of money you make from selling your used stuff online without becoming a pop culture expert.

Increases in the popularity of ’90s fashion staples like bucket hats and cycling shorts can be attributed to celebrities who wear them.

You should act quickly if you come into possession of an item that you no longer require but that many consumers would want.

Related Reading: How To Sell Feet Pics – Learn More Here.

Final Thoughts

I hope the steps and tips above help you sell your clothes on eBay.

Selling online can be really rewarding if done right.

You can start by selling your own items that you don’t use anymore.

Eventually, you can start a buy-and-sell business once you get the hang of eBay.

This is a fun source of income, especially if you’re into fashion and commerce.

Maybe you could even sell other items as your business grows!



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Boat Alert Review 2023 – Plans, Pros, Cons and Alternatives

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The reports that Boat Alert offers are very comprehensive and cover 72 different free and paid databases. Each report contains information such as a boat’s accident history report, whether it is a stolen boat, and whether the boat has any liens. You can purchase reports at $19.99 each or get a bundle of ten search credits for $39.99, which works out to just $4 per search. The credits also do not expire.

Pros

  • An immediate search of 72 different free and paid databases, all compiled into a single convenient report
  • A search of over 9000 insurance salvage companies
  • Highly affordable, costing just $39.99 for ten searches
  • Get all sorts of different information about a boat, including the manufacturer, model, and more

Cons

  • Individual searches can be expensive, costing $19.99 each if you do not purchase the bundle of ten
  • Only some lien databases are searched, and you might need to do additional research if you are concerned about a lien

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Compare to Other Boat History Report Providers

Boat History Report

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Report costs $59.99 and 6 reports $99.99, which you have to use in 60 days

120+ million unique boat records, world’s largest boat history database

100% satisfaction guaranteed refund policy

Boat Alert

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Priced at $19.99 for one report and $39.99 for ten boat history searches

Boat-Alert checks 72 public & private boat databases (state and federal)

Easy and long 60-day money back guarantee

Boatfax

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A comprehensive Boatfax boat report with all the add-ons will cost $34

Free boat valuation is available + you can search international databases

Refund policy does not exist with Boatfax

How Does Boat Alert Work?


Boat Alert is a website that provides boat history reports on any boat in the US. As long as the boat has a hull identification number (HIN), you can look up its history on the Boat Alert Website.

You can get a boat history report just by entering the HIN for the boat you’re interested in into the search bar on the Boat Alert website. The company’s automated software will then check every public database for data on the boat, along with some private databases.

What is Included in the Boat History Report?

All of the information that you will find in a boat history report from Boat Alert are listed here:

  • Accident Checks USA
  • Pollution Incidents USA
  • Theft Check USA & International
  • Salvage & Total Loss USA
  • NMVTIS Check 50 States
  • NMVTIS Check 9000+ Insurance Companies
  • Boat Recalls
  • Year and Month of Manufacture
  • Auctioned Vessels
  • Abandonment or Misappropriation
  • Manufacturer Data Validation
  • Model Name Exact or Close
  • Insurance Companies Branded Titles
  • Fast 1-on-1 Customer Support by email
  • HIN Validation
  • USA Registration if available
  • Some Lien databases
  • Claims and State Issued HINs
  • NMVTIS Search Salvage Yards & Auctions
  • Full HIN Decoder
  • Boat Value Calculator
  • Previous Boat Names
  • USA Documentation Numbers
  • Cross Check Official numbers
  • Canadian Registration (Federal)
  • Canadian Licencing PCL (Provincial)
  • Canadian Theft Database
  • Printable PDF Report & 60-day Share Link

What is not Included in the Boat History Report?

The information that you will not find in a boat history report from Boat Alert is listed here:

  • Technical information about the boats (including measurements and engine information)
  • Insurance claims and warranties
  • Maintenance and service records
  • Boat environment liens
  • Certified marine surveyors
  • Boat equipment check and motor VIN
  • Canadian pleasure craft licenses PCL in each province

Boat Alert History Report Samples

Here are two samples of what you can expect when you order a boat history report from Boat Alert. I’ve included an example of a history report for a salvage boat and a clean one for a boat with no issues, so you can get a clear idea of how to tell them apart.

History Report for a Salvage Boat

History Report for a Clean Boat

How Much Does a Boat Alert Report Cost?


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Each search on Boat Alert costs one credit, and you can purchase credits on the website for $19.99 each. You can also buy a bundle of ten credits for just $39.99, which is a much better deal.

If you make more than two searches in your lifetime, the ten-credit bundle is the value-for-money option. Credits also do not expire, so you will not need to worry about using them before a deadline.

Boat Alert also offers a 60-day money-back guarantee, so you can get a refund if you are unhappy with their services.

Does Boat Alert Offer Free Boat History Reports?

Unfortunately, Boat Alert does not offer free boat history reports. However, at just $39.99 for ten credits, that works out to just $4 per search.

Key Features of Boat Alert


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In my experience, some of the features of Boat Alert that stood out to me included:

Detailed Boat History

Each time I conducted a search on Boat Alert, the website scanned dozens of databases to find information about the boat. All this information was conveniently compiled into a single report that I could access via a link or download as a PDF.

HIN Decoding and Validation

Apart from providing detailed information about the boat I wanted to buy, Boat Alert also decoded and validated the HIN I entered.

In addition to providing me with the assurance that I was buying a legitimate boat, this also enabled me to check that the HIN I was given by the seller matched the boat he was selling.

Auction Check

Whenever you conduct a search, Boat Alert will check the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System to see if the boat that you are interested in has been in any auctions in the past. With the auction history of a boat, you can have a clearer idea of whether it might be a fraud or a stolen boat.

Lien Recordings

Boat Alert checks to see if there are any outstanding liens against the boat that you are interested in. By doing so, you can avoid a situation where you purchase a boat that ends up getting repossessed due to an outstanding lien.

Boat Claims Report

In the report you receive, you will also get to see if there are any insurance claims made against the boat in the past. This information can help you determine whether the boat you are interested in might have any hidden damage.

Stolen Boat Report

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Boat Alert checks against databases for stolen boats to help you ensure that the boat you are interested in purchasing is not a stolen one.

Boating Accident Report

In the United States, most boating accidents are often recorded for insurance and other regulatory purposes. Boat Alert checks accident databases so you can know whether the boat you looked up has been in any accidents in the past.

State Registration

You can also use Boat Alert’s history report to help you check the state where a boat is registered. This information may be relevant for administrative issues such as insurance registrations.

Factory Recalls

The history report provided by Boat Alert will give you a comprehensive list of factory recalls for the particular boat model. You can use this knowledge to determine if there might be any issues with the boat.

Summary

The summary that Boat Alert provides essentially highlights all the most important information the website gathered from its searches. From this summary, you can quickly see if there are any issues with the boat that you should be aware of.

Accuracy and Security

The information that I got from Boat Alert was also accurate and secure. The website searches a comprehensive list of information sources for data relating to the boat to give you a clear picture of a boat’s history.

When paying for my Boat Alert orders, I was also happy to find that the company offers PayPal as a highly secure payment method. For users without PayPal accounts, Boat Alert also processes payments via credit cards using reputable service providers.

NICB Theft Check

Boat Alert also checks NICB databases to see if the boat has been stolen to help you avoid getting scammed with a stolen boat.

Is Boat Alert Legitimate or a Scam?


Overall, Boat Alert is a legitimate website that will help you search for all the publicly available data on a boat you want to buy.

While the website is not as well known as some of its counterparts and has not been rated on any reputable ratings website, Boat Alert is far from a scam. The report you receive from Boat Alert might even help you avoid getting scammed by a seller trying to pass off a damaged, defective, or stolen boat as brand new.

Pros and Cons of Getting a Boat History Report From Boat Alert


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Boat Alert Pros

  • An immediate search of 72 different free and paid databases, all compiled into a convenient report
  • Search over 9000 insurance salvage companies
  • Highly affordable, costing just $39.99 for ten searches
  • Get a full refund within 60 days if you are dissatisfied with the service

Boat Alert Cons

  • Individual searches can be expensive, costing $19.99 each if you do not purchase the bundle of ten
  • Only some lien databases are searched, and you might need to do additional research if you are concerned about a lien

Is Boat Alert History Report Worth It?


If you want to purchase a boat and are unsure whether you are being scammed, it is worthwhile to get a boat history report from Boat Alert. You can buy them at $19.99 each, although chances are that you might be interested in more than one boat but still have not made up your mind.

If that is the case, you can get a bundle of ten search credits for $39.99, which works out to just $4 per search! Moreover, the credits also do not expire, so you can use them again if you ever want to buy another boat in the future.

The reports that Boat Alert offers are very comprehensive and cover 72 different free and paid databases. Thus, purchasing a report can help you save vast amounts of time and effort that you might have spent researching the boat.

The boating industry can be disorganized at times, with the existence of many different databases that each contain different information. Thus, it may be best to get boat history reports from multiple sources to ensure that all your bases are covered and that you do not miss out on any databases.

Alternatives to Boat Alert


WebsiteBoat AlertBoat History ReportBoatfaxHiring a Private Inspector
Price$19.99 for one, $39.99 for ten$59.99 for one, $99.99 for six$20 per standard search, $25 for SmartSearchBetween $18 to $25 per foot
Number of Databases Checked72 databases and over 9000 salvage yardsUnclearUnclearTypically only the condition of the boat is checked
Refund Policy60-day money-back guarantee100% satisfaction guaranteeNo refundsMost do not offer refunds

Boat Alert vs. Boat History Report


Boat History Report Summary

  • Clean simple and easy to use reports
  • Offers 70% discount for 6 reports
  • Provides online reports fast
  • Reliable customer service

Boat History Report is a fantastic alternative to Boat Alert despite the higher cost. A bundle of six searches from Boat History Report would cost you $16.66 each, which is higher than what you would pay on Boat Alert. Nonetheless, if you can afford it, you can consider getting reports from both websites just to be safe.

The reports from Boat History Report are as comprehensive as the ones on Boat Alert, with information from different databases likely being the only difference. Both platforms also offer refunds if you are unsatisfied with their services.

Boat History Report also offers a free 1-year BoatUS membership, so you can consider getting a report from them if you want the membership. Some features you can enjoy with a BoatUS membership include:

  • Towing services
  • Boat loans
  • Savings on boating services
  • MMSI registration
  • Storm tracking
  • And many more

Boat Alert vs. Boatfax


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Boatfax Summary

  • You can get an instant valuation for free
  • Report with no add-ons will cost $20
  • You can search international databases
  • Full valuation for your boat – $10

Boatfax was another website that I checked out when looking for a place to get a boat history report. However, compared to Boat Alert, Boatfax was much more expensive, costing $20 for a standard search and $25 for a more comprehensive SmartSearch.

Boatfax also did not have a refund policy, and the Boatfax website does not provide much information about what details are included in their report. Thus, you may be better off using Boat Alert if you want to get a legitimate and detailed boat history report.

Boat Alert vs. Hiring a Private Inspector


Hiring a private inspector is also an option that you can consider to find out about the status of a boat. However, most inspectors do not check up on the history of the boat, often only reviewing its physical condition. If you manage to find a reputable inspector, you can expect to pay between $18 to $25 per foot of your boat.

Thus, a private inspector may be suitable if you are buying an expensive boat and want to guarantee that you are not being scammed with a damaged or defective boat. However, if you want to find out about a boat’s history, you will still need to purchase a boat history report. s

Boat Alert FAQ


What’s a HIN, and where can I find it?

A HIN, or hull identification number, is a unique 12-digit code that every boat in the US will have. You can find it on the registration paperwork for a boat you own. If you are buying a boat, you can ask the seller to provide you with the HIN.

Does a boat’s history affect its value?

There are some issues with a boat’s history which may affect its value.

Some common issues that may decrease a boat’s value include:

  • Past boating accidents
  • Liens on the boat
  • Invalid HINs
  • Past recalls

Can I find the previous owners of the boat in the report?

Some boat history reports such as the ones the Boat Alert offer will include information about the previous owners of a boat.

How long does it take for the HIN report to run?

HIN reports generally do not take more than an hour to run, especially if you get them from automated search services such as Boat Alert.

Can I print the report?

Boat Alert offers fully-printable boat history reports. If you prefer, you can also save the report as a PDF. The online report only remains available for 60 days.

Thus, if you want to keep a copy of the report, remember to print it or save it as a PDF.

How can I pay for Boat Alert HIN report?

You can pay for a Boat Alert HIN report using a credit or debit card.

Can I get a refund from Boat Alert?

If you are unhappy with the quality of the boat history report that you have gotten from Boat Alert, you can request a refund. The company has a 60-day money-back guarantee and you can get a full refund within 60 days.

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FourSquare Rewards Review 2023 – How Much Can You Make?

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FourSquare Rewards Review

FourSquare Rewards is a legitimate survey site that allows you to earn points by completing surveys or letting your phone run in the background. You can earn up to $3 per hour. Most tasks on the site take 10 to 25 minutes to complete. In addition, you can redeem points earned for PayPal cash or gift cards at different stores like Amazon or Walmart. Otherwise, FourSquare Rewards is one of the best survey sites worth trying.

Pros

  • You can get up to 10% from referrals
  • Low minimum cash out limit of $1
  • The app is easy to navigate
  • Best for keeping records

Cons

  • Unresponsive customer service
  • High disqualification rate

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Compare to Other Survey Sites

Branded Surveys

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$0.50 – $5 on average per survey with bonus points ($1 sign up bonus)

Average survey length is 10-20 minutes and minimum withdrawal is $5

Collect rewards in PayPal, Direct Deposit or gift cards (100+ brands)

Swagbucks

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$0.50 to $2.50 per survey – earn up to $100 each month using Swagbucks

18 unique ways to earn money and free gift cards, plus $5 sign up bonus

Redeem e-gift cards from $1 or withdraw $5 minimum payment from PayPal

Survey Junkie

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$0.50 – $3 per survey + extra ways to earn up to $100 with focus groups

Each survey time varies, but on average it takes 15 minutes to complete

Redeem rewards using PayPal, e-giftcards or bank transfer ($5 min)

How Does FourSquare Rewards Work?


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FourSquare Rewards is a location-based earning app mobile app. The company lets you earn points by letting its application run on your phone background.

The platform allows you to;

  • Earn points by sharing your location
  • Redeem points earned for gift cards
  • Earn points by taking part in surveys
  • Share your opinion through surveys questions
  • Register and participate in sweepstakes

How Much Can You Make From FourSquare Rewards Online Surveys?


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You make up to $3 per hour by letting FourSquare Rewards app run on your phone background. Furthermore, you will also earn between $0.5 to $1 for surveys completed on the site. Most tasks are simple and direct and take 10 to 25 minutes to complete.

What Are the Other Ways to Make Money on FourSquare Rewards?


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Invite Friends

FourSquare Rewards has a referral program that lets you earn up to 10 percent of your referral earnings. Your friend must use your unique referral code to register to earn the referral bonus.

Sweepstakes

After accumulating points, you can register and participate in sweepstakes on the platform. You can win prizes such as an Xbox series, PS5, or cash rewards of up to $5000.

Paid Surveys

Surveys on the site don’t pay much, but you can still use them to boost your earnings on the platform. You can earn $0.5 to $1 per survey you complete. Additionally, you will be notified via email of new survey opportunities. Ensure that you accept the invitations as soon as possible since most surveys are awarded on the basis of first come, first served.

Reward by Foursquare monitors your daily activities and uses the information collected to match you with relevant surveys.

FourSquare Rewards Reviews: Is FourSquare Rewards Legit?


FourSquare Rewards is a legitimate survey site. The app has a rating of 4.2 on Google Play Store, 4.5 rating on App Store, and a 4.3 rating on App Grooves.

Most users liked the FourSquare Rewards because its app is easy to use and navigate. Others also mentioned that the app helps track daily activities on the site. At the same time, some users praised the platform’s low minimum payout limit.

Unfortunately, some users complained of low pay for activities completed on the platform. While others reported that the site has a high disqualification rate. With that said, FourSquare Rewards is a safe and reliable survey site.

Who Is FourSquare Rewards for?


FourSquare Rewards is best for individuals who want to earn points they can redeem for gift cards by sharing their location or completing surveys.

How Much FourSquare Rewards Points Are Worth?


FourSquare Rewards do not indicate the value of points. However, while working on the platform, you will earn points that can be redeemed for gift cards or used to register for sweepstakes.

How to Redeem Points With FourSquare Rewards?


You must earn 1200 points ($1) before you can request to redeem your points for PayPal cash. Furthermore, you can also redeem points for gifts cards at different retail stores, including;

  • Amazon
  • Play Station
  • Walmart
  • Xbox, among others.

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To earn more on FourSquare Rewards, you need to;

  • Answer survey questions with integrity and intelligence
  • Commit more time every day to answering surveys or letting your phone run in the background
  • Check the website regularly for draws and sweepstakes
  • Maximize all the ways of earning on the platform to earn more points you can redeem for PayPal cash or gift cards.
  • Invite as many friends as you can since there is no limit on the number of people you can refer
  • Accurately complete your profile to qualify you for surveys and other tasks on the platform

What Are the FourSquare Rewards Pros & Cons?


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FourSquare Rewards Pros

  • You can get up to 10% from referrals
  • Low minimum cash out limit of $1
  • The app is easy to navigate
  • Best for keeping records

FourSquare Rewards Cons

  • Unresponsive customer service
  • High disqualification rate

Reward by Foursquare can only be accessed on its app. The website app is not mobile optimized and can’t be accessed on browsers. 

FourSquare Rewards Review Verdict: Is FourSquare Rewards Worth It?


FourSquare Rewards is a legitimate survey site that allows you to earn points by completing surveys or letting your phone run in the background. You can earn up to $3 per hour. Most tasks on the site take 10 to 25 minutes to complete.

In addition, you can redeem points earned for PayPal cash or gift cards at different stores like Amazon or Walmart. Otherwise, FourSquare Rewards is one of the best survey sites worth trying.

How to Sign Up With FourSquare Rewards?


Step 1: Download the App

You can download Reward by Foursquare app from Google Play Store or App Store and install it on your device.

Step 2: Create an Account

Fill out the signup form with information, including;

  • Valid email address
  • Full name
  • Phone number
  • Generate a strong password for your account
  • Agree to terms and conditions

Confirm your email address and verify your account.

Include the following information in this section;

  • Gender
  • Birth year
  • Country of residence
  • Household income
  • Education level completed
  • Employment status
  • Family status
  • Children status
  • Community types
  • Social network usage
  • Zip Code

Step 4: Enable Location Services

Enable location services to make it easy for FourSquare Rewards to find and track your mobile phone.

Step 5: Earn Points

You will earn points by allowing the app to run on your phone background. Consequently, you will also earn points by completing surveys.

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FourSquare Rewards vs. Branded Surveys


Branded Surveys Summary

  • $1 sign up bonus
  • Earn $0.50-$5 on average per survey
  • Average survey length is 15 min
  • Pays by bank transfer, PayPal & gift cards

Branded Surveys and FourSquare Rewards are legitimate online rewards sites that allow you to make money online. Like FourSquare Rewards, Branded Surveys is also free to sign and use.

As for earning potential, FourSquare Rewards pays up to $3 for tasks on its platforms compared to Branded Surveys which pay $1 to $3 per survey.

While Branded Survey’sminimum cashout is $5, FourSquare Rewards minimum withdrawal limit is $1. Both sites give easy and quick access to their website. Moreover, Reward by Foursquare and Branded Surveys allow you earn points you can redeem at various stores.

FourSquare Rewards vs. Survey Junkie


Survey Junkie Summary

  • $0.50-$3 average earnings per survey
  • Extra points if you screened out of survey
  • Additional ways to earn up to $100
  • Install Survey Junkie extension for bonus

Survey Junkie pays you for completing surveys, testing products or joining online focus groups. On the other hand, FourSquare Rewards allows you to earn points by completing surveys and letting your phone run in the background.

In addition, both sites offer you various ways of making money on their platforms.

While Reward by Foursquare pays up to $3 for tasks competed, Survey Junkie pay per survey is $1 to $3. As for minimum withdrawal, Survey Junkie’s payout limit is $10, while FourSquare Rewards cashout limit is $1. Otherwise, both sites allow you to make money online and earn.

FourSquare Rewards vs. Swagbucks


Swagbucks Summary

  • 18 ways to earn money and e-gift cards
  • $5 sign up bonus
  • Up to 10% cashback when shopping online
  • $1 minimum e-gift card withdrawal

With Swagbucks, you will earn points while shopping, watching videos, searching the web, or answering surveys. In contrast, FourSquare Rewards allows you to earn points by completing surveys or letting the app run on your phone’s background. Both sites have the same minimum withdrawal of $1.

While Reward by Foursquare pays you up to $3 for tasks completed, Swagbucks pay per survey is $0.5 to $1.5. In addition, Swagbucks and FourSquare Rewards allow you earn points you can redeem for gift cards.

Besides, both sites give easy and quick access to their platforms. Otherwise, Swagbucks and Reward by Foursquare are free to sign up and use.

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FourSquare Rewards Survey Site FAQ


What Is FourSquare Rewards?

FourSquare Rewards’s primary mission is to build a trusted, independent platform that helps people move and understand how the real world operates. Additionally, the company has paid over 2 million in cash and prizes to its members.

Is FourSquare Rewards Free?

FourSquare Rewards free to sign up and use

How to Download FourSquare Rewards Mobile App?

You can download the FourSquare Rewards app from Google Play Store or App Store

Where FourSquare Rewards is Available?

Reward by Foursquare is available worldwide.

Is FourSquare Rewards a Scam?

Reward by Foursquare is a legit platform that lets you earn points after completing surveys.

Is Your Information Safe with FourSquare Rewards?

Reward by Foursquare use two-factor authentication to protect your information and data. Furthermore, it values the privacy of its members and does not your information.

How to Contact FourSquare Rewards Customer Service?

You can contact FourSquare Rewards customer service via phone or email during office hours. You can also reach them through LinkedIn and Twitter to make inquiries.



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FANGORIA Announces Nominees for 2023 Chainsaw Awards | Wealth of Geeks

2022 was a banner year for horror fans. While a lot of other film genres are waning at the box office, horror and thriller films continue to be made and perform well in the months since theaters reopened. More than 40 frightening films hit theaters, with dozens more debuting on streaming services, from Netflix and Paramount+ to Shudder and HBO Max.

Recognizing in the early 90s that horror was largely being ignored by the mainstream award nominations, FANGORIA, “First in Fright” since 1979, launched their own awards, using their growing influence in the world of pop culture to honor the best achievements in the most prolific film genre of horror.

FANGORIA and FANGORIA Studios today release their 2023 Chainsaw Award nominations. Nope, written and directed by Jordan Peele, leads the pack with ten nominations including Best Wide Release Movie and Best Director.

Other top nominees include Barbarian, Pearl, Hellraiser, and TV series Chucky and Yellowjackets.

“We shouldn’t be surprised at the lack of love horror received from mainstream awards this year,” FANGORIA Editor-in-chief Phil Nobile Jr. admits, “but 2022 was an embarrassment of riches for the horror fan, and to see none of it nominated by the bigger institutions was a bit of a shock. As ever, FANGORIA is happy to pick up the slack.”

FANGORIA introduces two new categories this year: Best Short and Best Cinematography.

Unlike most other entertainment industry awards, the Chainsaws are completely fan-driven. FANGORIA invites their readers to make their voices heard. All of the winners are selected via viewer votes.

“The genre excellence on display in 2022 encompasses veterans and new voices, productions of all sizes, and every color of the dark. The competition this year is going to be a bloodbath,” Nobile concludes.

A History of Horror

FANGORIA is no slouch itself when it comes to producing award winning material. Started as a print magazine that was once the only place on the newsstand fans could read about the world of contemporary horror, today FANGORIA has adapted to a world it helped create – into a multimedia platform company, spanning across print, digital, studio (film and television), podcasts, merchandise and more.

Under publishers Tara Ansley and Abhi Goel, the brand is exploding into the digital space as an iconic genre media destination, with the website and magazine headed by Editor-in-Chief Phil Nobile Jr., Digital Editor Angel Melanson, and Creative Director Jason Kauzlarich.

FANGORIA’s current mission honors its legacy by further expanding into original film and television under their newly launched production arm, FANGORIA Studios, led by SVP of Film and Television Armen Aghaeian. FANGORIA Studios will develop and produce film, television and podcasts using the iconic FANGORIA, STARLOG and GOREZONE brands.

Now in its fourth decade, Fango celebrates a massive and diverse community of creators and fans, and is at the forefront of the current moment of celebrating genre as a legitimate entertainment space – one where all are welcome. When it comes to horror, everyone screams in the same language.

Since 1992, FANGORIA’s Chainsaw Awards have honored top achievements in the horror genre, with past recipients including Wes Craven, George A. Romero, Lupita Nyong’o, Anthony Hopkins, and Elisabeth Moss.

Details on this year’s award ceremony and where you can watch will be announced at a later date.

Here is the complete list of nominees. To vote for your favorite nominees, visit here.

2023 Chainsaw Award Nominees

BEST WIDE RELEASE MOVIE:

Barbarian

The Black Phone

Nope

Pearl

X

BEST LIMITED-RELEASE MOVIE:

Orphan: First Kill

Resurrection

Something in the Dirt

Terrifier 2

Mad God

BEST STREAMING PREMIERE MOVIE:

Fresh

Hellbender

Hellraiser

Prey

A Wounded Fawn

BEST INTERNATIONAL MOVIE:

Hatching

The Innocents

Piggy

Saloum

Speak No Evil

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE:

Anna Diop, Nanny

Isabelle Fuhrman, Orphan: First Kill

Mia Goth, Pearl

Rebecca Hall, Resurrection

Daniel Kaluuya, Nope

Amber Midthunder, Prey

Maika Monroe, Watcher

Keke Palmer, Nope

Josh Ruben, A Wounded Fawn

Taylor Russell, Bones and All

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE:

Jamie Clayton, Hellraiser

Ethan Hawke, The Black Phone

Justin Long, Barbarian

Madeleine McGraw, The Black Phone

Jenna Ortega, Scream

Mark Rylance, Bones and All

Rachel Sennott, Bodies Bodies Bodies

Brittany Snow, X

Kristen Stewart, Crimes of the Future

Steven Yeun, Nope

BEST DIRECTOR:

Zach Cregger, Barbarian

David Cronenberg, Crimes of the Future

Chloe Okuno, Watcher

Jordan Peele, Nope

Ti West, X

BEST SCREENPLAY:

Robert Cargill and Scott Derrickson, The Black Phone

Zach Cregger, Barbarian

Mia Goth and Ti West, Pearl

Jordan Peele, Nope

Seth Reiss and Will Tracy, The Menu

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY:

Ksusha Genenfeld, A Wounded Fawn

Rob Hardy, Men

Eliot Rockett, Pearl

Eliot Rockett, X

Hoyte Van Hoytema, Nope

BEST SCORE:

Michael Abels, Nope

Geoff Barrow and Ben Salisbury, Men

Tyler Bates and Tim Williams, Pearl

John Carpenter, Cody Carpenter and Daniel Davies, Halloween Ends

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, Bones and All

BEST COSTUME DESIGN:

Alex Bovaird, Nope

Stephanie Portnoy Porter, Prey

András Dániel Tóth and Godena-Juhász Attila, The Munsters

Mayou Trikerioti, Crimes of the Future

Malgosia Turzanska, Pearl

BEST MAKEUP FX:

Alexandra Anger and Monica Pavez/Black Spot FX, Crimes of the Future

Lyudmil Ivanov, Barbarian

Damien Leone, Terrifier 2

Josh & Sierra Russell/RussellFX, Hellraiser

Kevin Wasner/WETA, X

BEST CREATURE FX:

Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff, Jr., Prey

Gustav Hoegen, Hatching

Troy Larson, Patrick Magee, Mark Villalobos, V/H/S/99

John Nolan, Jurassic World Dominion

Guillaume Rocheron/MPC, Nope

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE:

The Found Footage Phenomenon

In Search of Darknesss: Part III

Life with Chucky

Pennywise: The Story of IT

This is Gwar

BEST NON-FICTION SERIES OR MINISERIES:

101 Scariest Horror Movie Moments of All Time

Cursed Films II

Dragula: Titans

Joe Bob’s Ghoultide Get-Together

Queer for Fear

BEST SERIES:

Cabinet of Curiosities

Chucky

Stranger Things

What We Do in the Shadows

Yellowjackets

BEST SHORT:

Blink

Close Your Eyes

Guts

Meat Friend

O, Glory!

Vote now at https://fangoria.com/vote

This article was produced and syndicated by Wealth of Geeks.


Paul Rose Jr has worked as TV News Producer, Forensic Analyst, and Train Conductor, among many other things. He’s the former TV Editor for InfuzeMag and owns more books, DVDs, and comics than most people have seen in their lifetimes. When he’s not writing or editing on Wealth of Geeks, he exercises his creative muscle writing screenplays and acting in film and television in Los Angeles, CA.




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Score Free Stuff With These 21 Best Freebies Websites

Who doesn’t like to get stuff for free? There’s nothing better than getting stuff you love without paying for it! If you’ve searched online for free stuff, you’ve likely come across various sites offering you free items or samples; unfortunately, many are scams. But there are plenty of legitimate freebies websites to visit.

Best Freebies Websites in 2023

We’ve rounded up 22 of the best freebies websites we could find and put them all in this post so you can spend time signing up for freebies instead of searching for them.

1. Toluna Influencers 

This first site is slightly different from the others in this list as it’s technically a survey site, not a freebie site. However, in addition to offering paid online surveys, Toluna also offers product testing. Once you become a member, you can sign up for these programs. Toluna will send you products for you to use and test out for a few weeks. Next, you complete a questionnaire giving your feedback on the product. Then, you get to keep the items free of cost.

And while you’re there, you can also take surveys and earn free gift cards and prizes.

Get Freebies With Toluna Influencers

2. Daily Goodie Box

Sign up with DailyGoodieBox to receive boxes of free samples and full-size products for simply giving your opinion on the items. The goodies are free and so is shipping.

Create a free account, and apply for a box – you’re not guaranteed to receive one, but you’re able to apply for a new box each day! Daily Goodie Box partners with more than 300 brands and offers more than 400 products to try!

Get Freebies With Daily Goodie Box

3. Share Your Freebies

Share Your Freebies helps you find the best sweeps, giveaways, coupons, and freebies. They share new freebies daily to help you save money and score free products.

Share Your Freebies also lets its readers share other freebie opportunities they find via their website and Facebook page.

Get Freebies With Share Your Freebies

4. Try Products

Sign up for free on the Try Products website, share a bit of info about yourself, get free products to try, and let them know what you think. It’s that easy to get freebies with Try Products. Don’t forget to check out the ‘Today’s Product’ on their site to snag the freebie of the day.

Get Freebies With Try Products

5. Send Me Samples

Trying free products from your favorite brands is simple with Share Your Freebies. Simply visit the site, enter your info, answer a few quick questions (seriously, it’s like 3 or 4), and click the big green button that says ‘Send Me Samples’ and that’s it!

6. PINCHme

If you love free samples and trying new products, you need to sign up with PINCHme. Once a member, you will receive a variety of items like health and beauty products, snacks, drink mixes, pet items, and more. But the best part is that PINCHme will reward you for trying new products!

It’s easy to get started by:

  • Creating your free account
  • Claiming the samples you want to try each month
  • Share your feedback on the products
  • Earn PINCHme coins and get rewards

Get Freebies With PINCHme

7. FreeBfinder

If you need dozens of freebies daily, FreeBfinder is the site for you. FreeBfinder has some of the best freebies available, updated 24/7 by a team of amazing experts. FreeBfinder shares real freebies that don’t require taking surveys. Browse through the site, find the freebie offers that interest you, and follow the directions listed to snag your free stuff!

8. BzzAgent 

BzzAgent is another freebies website that focuses more on product testing. Once you sign up, they will send you free products, but you’re expected to review the items by completing a questionnaire. And, of course, you get to keep the items you review.

9. Vonbeau

Vonbeau is a freebies website run by a husband and wife team. The site is updated regularly, so you have new freebies to look forward to daily.

Vonbeau only promotes legit offers for free stuff, hot deals, product tests, coupons, sweepstakes, and more. 

10. Free Stuff Times 

Free Stuff Times began as a freebie forum that evolved into a website that shares all types of freebie offers.

There is a lot to find on this site, and it may initially feel overwhelming. It’s updated often – usually multiple times per day they’re adding new offers. You’ll find offers ranging from free Kindle books to Dunkin’ coffee to Krispy Kreme donuts! If you’re not a big fan of the site, you can opt to receive freebie offers via email instead.

11. WomenFreebies 

As its name suggests, WomenFreebies is a freebies website for women. You’ll find freebies like Rag & Bone fragrance, Chamos honey face mask sheets, Cuvee Beauty Shampoo and Conditioner, etc. You’ll also find offers for categories like baby items, feminine products, beauty, books, and more.

WomenFreebies also has a section where you can enter freebies contests where they offer top-tier freebies.

12. Yo! Free Samples 

Not only does Yo! Free Samples hook you up with…you guessed it…free samples, but they also have tons of freebies, coupons, and deals for various restaurants and retailers.

13. Freebie-Depot 

This freebies website offers birthday freebies, free calendars, Kcups, Amazon products, and more. The platform publishes freebie roundups periodically and updates its feed daily.

Check back often so you don’t miss your favorite freebies and free samples.

14. Freeflys 

Another great site to snag free stuff is Freeflys. Some of the previous freebies and samples they’ve offered have included Pearlosophy O2 Oxygen Super Cleanser Sample, La Bella Styling Gel Product, and Bath & Body Works items. Upon visiting the website, you can sign up for alerts so you never miss a freebie.

Freeflys is unique because they also have a ‘Make Money’ section on its site where they post opportunities to earn money by completing various tasks like online surveys, downloading apps, joining research panels, and more.

15. Freebie Shark 

With a huge catalog of deals, free stuff, and sweepstakes that are updated daily, Freebie Shark is a great resource for freebie lovers. The site is run by a blogger named Jason, who updates it daily so they are always fresh offers waiting for you. You can also signup to get Freebie Shark’s offers and freebies sent straight to your inbox, or feel free to email Jason with any freebie offers you find, too!

16. Freaky Freddie’s

In business since 1997, Freaky Freddie’s Free Funhouse shares freebies for anything you can imagine. It boasts a huge category list to explore including games, gags, bathroom freebies, kids’ stuff, phone stuff, religion, software, teacher stuff, travel supplies, and many more. They post a list of available freebie offers each day and will even email you the list if you sign up. 

Freaky Freddie’s has high standards for the offers they share and even urges its readers to email them if they find any freebies that “have a catch” so they can remove them from the site.

17. MySavings.com 

This freebies website posts timely and legitimate freebies, offering you many opportunities to get free stuff. The website posts coupons, deals, sweepstakes, and more. There are hundreds of things to choose from here, so you shouldn’t run out of options. Don’t forget to sign up for their daily free coupons and samples email.

18. Just Free Stuff 

Just Free Stuff has been regarded highly and created a huge name. Since the website has been running since 1997, Just Free Stuff can be trusted solely based on its reputation. Find freebies from categories like electronics to food, baby products, games, books, and much more. 

19. Freebie Lady

Formerly called Interrnet Steals & Deals, Freebie Lady offers some of the best freebies around. Becky, the Freebie Lady, has a goal of providing freebies to all the users of the website.

On her site you’ll find free samples and freebies, hot deals, frugal living tips, and other articles to help you save money and find freebies.

20. Influenster 

Influenster is a site that will send you a box – called a VoxBox – of free products in exchange for your opionions. Plus, the stuff in the boxes is oftentimes full-sized freebies! Head to your respective app store, download the free Influenster app, tell ’em what you like and get ready for your free stuff.

According to the website, “A VoxBox is a box of products Influenster delivers directly to our members for free and can include just about anything–beauty products, snacks, pet foods, home improvement products, wellness products… you get the idea. (Products are oftentimes full-size and from the biggest brands or new and emerging brands you haven’t heard of yet.)

All the products are completely free, just try them out and tell them what you think.

21. Smiley360

Smile360 gives you the chance to try products from your favorite brands and some you’ve never heard of. This site also mails boxes of free full-sized products and samples. You can try out the products, complete the questionnaire, and keep the products without paying a dime. Smiley Members have the opportunity to sample free products from hundreds of brands.  

Legit Freebies Websites to Get Free Stuff Online Today

As far as freebies websites go, these are tthe best of the best. With thousands of cumulattive offers and daily updates, get ready to try all of your favorite products for free!


Michael launched Wealth of Geeks to make personal finance fun. He has worked in personal finance for over 20 years, helping families reduce taxes, increase their income, and save for retirement. Michael is passionate about personal finance, side hustles, and all things geeky.


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When Star Wars: Visions was first announced at Disney Investor Day, Star Wars fans were overjoyed by the idea of an anthology that allowed new creative visionaries to give their unique perspectives on the galaxy far, far away. Visions does just that by ushering in a new era of Star Wars storytelling from seven of the best Japanese anime studios.

Visions is a nine-episode anthology series containing completely isolated stories that expand the Star Wars universe as we know it. Each episode runs between thirteen minutes and twenty-two minutes long, clocking in at around two and a half hours in total. While the vocal cast on the English dub is awe-inspiring, you should also watch it in the original Japanese format to get the full effect.

Whether you grew up loving anime like Cowboy Bepop, Monster Rancher, or Inuyasha or you have never watched anything more than an episode or two of Pokémon you will find something to love in each of the shorts. From the wide variety of awe-inspiring animation styles to the adept way that the storytellers have crafted stories out of the best elements of Star Wars, the beauty of Visions is that there is a story for everyone within it.

Studio Trigger, Kamikaze Douga, Studio Colorido, Geno Studio, Kinema Citrus, Production I.G, and Science SARU were given full access to the entire galaxy of Star Wars and each studio managed to take elements from previous ventures into the universe and lay bare the very core of what Star Wars is.

Ahead of Star Wars: Vision’s premiere, Wealth of Geeks got to chat with the series’ executive producer James Waugh and producer Kanako Shirasaki about the production.

When asked about how much creative freedom the studios had, Waugh explained, “One of the things that I think was fundamental to the vision of Visions was that we really wanted it to be their stories. We wanted to make sure we were doing everything we could to empower these really unique creators, who have become like masters of their craft, to feel empowered to tell their story.”

He went on to say, “We wanted it to be more of a celebratory expression of Star Wars, not necessarily timeline-focused or feeling like it needed to be part of the ongoing chronology and saga. We really offered an opportunity to have studios like Trigger to do ‘The Twins,’ which is completely like a remixed Star Wars. I think some of the themes that people came to ultimately are Star Wars themes that are about friends and family and masters and students because that’s so inherent to what makes them a Star Wars story.”

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The Twins (Studio Trigger)

Japanese Voice Cast: Junya Enoki, Ryoko Shiraishi, Tokuyoshi Kawashima
English Voice Cast: Neil Patrick Harris, Alison Brie, Jonathan Lipow

It is hard not to think about Luke and Leia as you watch “The Twins,” which explores Star Wars’ well-known brother-sister trope — with a twist. When the short begins, the duo has already achieved great power in the dark side and they are making moves to be the ultimate rulers of the galaxy. Or at least Am has aspirations for ultimate power, Karre doesn’t exactly see eye-to-eye with his sister.

The Star Wars universe is no stranger to characters on the dark side breaking free of its thrall, but Studio Trigger does something different by exploring it through a sibling dynamic.

Star Wars: Visions
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Lop & Ochō (Geno Studio)

Japanese Voice Cast: Seiran Kobayashi, Risa Shimizu, Tadahisa Fujimura, Taisuke Nakano
English Voice Cast: Anna Cathcart, Hiromi Dames, Paul Nakauchi, Kyle McCarley

“Lop & Ochō” also plays on sibling dynamics, but it also explores the notion of found families and how easy it is to fall to the Dark Side — or in this case, align ones’ self with the Empire. While all of the shorts felt like they have the potential to be the start of something larger, the ending of “Lop & Ochō” made me want to mount a campaign to beg for more.

There are only a few “bad” female characters in the Star Wars universe and somehow, in the span of only a couple of minutes, Geno Studio managed to make Ochō my new favorite villainess.

Star Wars: Visions
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Akakiri (Science Saru)

Japanese Voice Cast: Yū Miyazaki, Lynn, Chō, Wataru Takagi, Yukari Nozawa
English Voice Cast: Henry Golding, Jamie Chung, George Takei, Keone Young, Lorraine Toussaint

Nearly twenty years ago, Palpatine tempted Anakin with the ability to defy death in Revenge of the Sith, and now in “Akakiri,” we see the costs of learning that ability. “Akakiri” also feels like a distinct homage to Akira Kurosawa’s film The Hidden Fortress, which inspired George Lucas’ Star Wars.

Both aesthetically and in the nature of the story being told, Science SARU creates a truly unique cast of characters in Tsubaki, Misa, and the intimidating Masago. As Tsubaki walks towards his new destiny, you will find yourself dying to know where the story goes next.

During my interview with James Waugh and Kanako Shirasaki, I wanted to know which of the shorts they were uncertain about when they were first pitched to them.

“I think that is going to be ‘Tatooine Rhapsody’ because we were a little bit skeptical about the rock opera idea. The character designs in the pitch were also different from what we see now. It was a little more [of a] grunge type of look and now that [look] turned into more of a cute chibi style,” Shirasaki explained.

Waugh also shared his initial apprehensions about the short, “I was a big naysayer about [‘Tatooine Rhapsody’] at first. We got the pitch in and it was a paragraph about a rock opera and my initial thought was, “This is crazy. Let’s not do this. This is going too far guys.” Then, of course, we read the first pass of the outline and I am so glad we chose that because it’s amazing.”

When asked which short resonated the most with him, “Tatooine Rhapsody” ended up being Waugh’s pick. “I would say all of them, but ‘Tatooine Rhapsody’ does it for me, as far —  not a favorite —  but it’s something that resonates with me. I think the idea of a dreamer is fundamental to Star Wars. It’s Luke Skywalker looking up at those twin suns. I think the idea of found family is also fundamental to Star Wars. It’s Ezra Bridger and Kanan and Hera. I think the idea of people helping each other is also just a totally Star Wars story.”

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Tatooine Rhapsody (Studio Colorido)

Japanese Voice Cast: Hiroyuki Yoshino, Kōsuke Gotō, Akio Kaneda, Masayo Fujita, Anri Katsu
English Voice Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bobby Moynihan, Temuera Morrison, Shelby Young, Marc Thompson

While most of the shorts in Visions play with emotionally heavy themes, others harness the whimsy of the Star Wars universe. “Tatooine Rhapsody” turns “space opera” into a reality by bringing together a cast of unlikely characters to create the greatest band in the galaxy. There might be some edge-of-your-seat drama when they have to play to survive Jabba the Hutt’s ire, but the entire short is just an absolute delight to enjoy.

Star Wars: Visions
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The Village Bride (Kinema Citrus)

Japanese Voice Cast: Asami Seto, Megumi Han, Yuma Uchida, Takaya Kamikawa, Yoshimitsu Shimoyama, Mariya Ise
English Voice Cast: Karen Fukuhara, Nichole Sakura, Christopher Sean, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Andrew Kishino, Stephanie Sheh

This is one of the shorts that puts the customs of Japan at the forefront of the story. A Jedi and a skilled sniper bear witness to the wedding ceremony between Haru and Asu and, much like the audience, get to experience the couple’s unique connection to the Force through their planet’s memory. The joy of the wedding ceremony is undercut by raiders who come to steal the bride away as collateral for the resources they intend to strip the planet of. While ‘The Village Bride” is a complete story within itself, Jedi F’s teased backstory is ripe for more storytelling.

Kanako Shirasaki shared which of the shorts resonated with her and it was ‘The Village Bride.’ “The ritual played by the village characters is influenced by the Japanese Animism idea of worshiping mountains or nature. So that feels very close to me. I also particularly love the music of ‘The Village Bride,’ ‘The Elder,’ and ‘The Duel’ because these three [shorts] are using Japanese traditional music. It’s very interesting to see what people would say about that because you don’t really hear that outside of Japan very often. So it’s great to hear these sounds on this larger platform.”

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T0-B1 (Science SARU) 

Japanese Voice Cast: Masako Nozawa and Tsutomu Isobe
English Voice Cast: Jaden Waldman and Kyle Chandler

“T0-B1” is another short that has some very serious story junctures, but at the same time Science SARU has created an absolute joy of a character in T0-B1 — an endearing little droid with a dream of becoming a Jedi. He is an unbelievably adorable droid and has now surpassed BB-8 as the cutest droid in the galaxy.

Star Wars: Visions
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The Elder (Studio Trigger)

Japanese Voice Cast: Takaya Hashi, Kenichi Ogata, Yuichi Nakamura
English Voice Cast: David Harbour, Jordan Fisher, James Hong

The titular villain of “The Elder” is a mysterious warrior and expert swordsman who poses a serious challenge to Jedi Master Tijin and his Padawan Dan. We have seen so many spectacular relationships between Padawans and their Masters in The High Republic and this short evokes so many of those same emotions. It’s also very different from Studio Trigger’s other short ‘The Twins’ playing with relationships on the light side of the Force versus the dark side.

Since the announcement of Star Wars: Visions fans have wanted to know whether these shorts are canon and James Waugh was able to answer that question for us.

“I think it’s open to interpretation for a lot of these. There are some that fit perfectly within the timeline, like ‘Tatooine Rhapsody.’ There’s no reason that that [short] couldn’t have happened. Aside from the chibi style all of the integrity of the universe holds up in that story. I think ‘The Elder’ is also one that could fit within The High Republic completely seamlessly. Same with ‘The Village Bride’ [which] could fit post-Order 66,” Waugh continued. “We helped them get to those places throughout development. But then there are others that it doesn’t it’s not about that. ‘The Twins’ or ‘The Duel;’ those things [that] are celebratory expressions of Star Wars. We allowed for both in this framework.”

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The Duel (Kamikaze Douga)

Japanese Voice Cast: Masaki Terasoma, Akeno Watanabe, Yūko Sanpei
English Voice Cast: Brian Tee, Lucy Liu, Jaden Waldman

“The Duel” has a wholly unique animation style that sets it apart from its peers and it fits the feudal Japan aesthetic of the story. It follows The Ronin, a traveler who comes to the defense of a remote village that has become the target of fearsome bandits. This short features the awe-inspiring umbrella-like lightsaber, wielded by the kick-ass high-heel-wearing Sith — but she isn’t the only one wielding a red lightsaber.

The story of The Ronin also sparked the upcoming spin-off novel. “It was always Kamikaze Douga’s vision. That was one of the first ones that we developed with them. They built that from the ground up.” Waugh said, when asked about which came first. “Emma Mieko Candon came on to do the novel because we were talking to Del Rey about what we could expand on. We knew that the Ronin character had a lot more adventures under his belt and we wanted to see them.”

Star Wars: Visions
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The Ninth Jedi (Production I.G) 

Japanese Voice Cast: Chinatsu Akasaki, Chō, Shinichiro Miki, Hiromu Mineta, Kazuya Nakai, Akio Ōtsuka, Daisuke Hirakawa
English Voice Cast: Kimiko Glenn, Andrew Kishino, Simu Liu, Masi Oka, Greg Chun, Neil Kaplan, Michael Sinterniklaas

“The Ninth Jedi” plays with a number of concepts that we have seen in recent years from the post-Jedi era of The Sequel Trilogy to the secret lightsaber smithing at Savi’s in Batuu.  Someone is attempting to raise the Jedi Order from the ashes, but things aren’t quite as they seem. This short is the longest and it certainly sets up a lot of really intriguing ideas that will leave you thinking long after the credits roll.

The real testament to the creativity employed in Star Wars: Visions is that audiences will care — and care deeply — about the characters that they are with for less than twenty-two minutes. There is so much potential in each and every short and they will undoubtedly launch a thousand new ideas and theories for fans.

Perhaps the biggest remaining question is: Will there be more Star Wars: Visions? Well, here’s James Waugh’s answer to whet your appetite.

“I think like everything with Star Wars, our plan is to continue our sort of cross-platform experience with some of these stories like [with] the novel. We’re definitely looking into manga. There’ll be other expressions,” Waugh teased. “I think like so many of these stories and characters you want to see them go on. I kind of want to follow that band around forever from ‘Tatooine Rhapsody’ But is there anything planned right now, as far as an animated series or film? The answer is no. But hopefully [on] Wednesday people love it and are begging for more Star Wars: Visions. Then I will have those conversations.”

You heard it Star Wars fans, make it known that you want to see more Star Wars: Visions in the future.

After you finish watching the nine episodes of Star Wars: Visions be sure to check out the nine episodes of Star Wars: Visions Filmmaker Focus on Disney+, a special series of behind-the-scenes featurettes discussing the shorts with the creative teams involved in their production.

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Is Nine West a Good & Luxury Brand? – Dollarsanity

Nine West is one of the most well-known footwear and accessories brands that has evolved over the decades.

The company boasts “luxury” products made with high-quality materials, and their designs are often seen by celebrities and influencers alike. But are they really a luxury brand considering the product quality compared to the price, customer service and market presence?

Is Nine West a Luxury brand?

Nine West is a good brand but far from a luxury. They are more like a lower-middle-class brand.

On the other hand, the Nine West brand is a good choice for anyone looking for fashionable and quality footwear, handbags, and accessories. From classic designs to more modern looks, Nine West has something for everyone.

The brand also features signature lines, including the popular “Nina,” which features classic silhouettes with a modern twist.

Nine West has been recognized for its commitment to quality and style and featured in major fashion magazines, runway shows, and more. The company continues to make strides in sustainability efforts, offering a line of vegan-friendly shoes. In conclusion, Nine West is undoubtedly a top brand in the fashion industry.

Are there any advantages to buying Nine West?

Here are six advantages to buying Nine West:

Wide Range of Styles 

Nine West is well known for its large variety of footwear styles, from casual shoes to dressy heels. This means shoppers can find the perfect shoe to match their style and occasion. Many of Nine West’s designs feature up-to-date trends that are comfortable and fashionable, making them ideal for any occasion.

High-Quality Materials 

Nine West prides itself on providing quality materials for its products. This includes everything from leather to synthetic materials, ensuring shoppers get the best possible wear out of their purchase. The craftsmanship involved in creating Nine West shoes is also second to none.

Affordable Prices 

Nine West shoes may be slightly more expensive than other brands, but when you consider the quality, craftsmanship, and materials used, the cost is well worth it. Plus, they often offer discounts and sales that make them even more affordable.

Variety of Sizes 

Nine West offers a wide range of sizes and widths to accommodate different foot shapes and sizes, making it easy to find the right size and fit for your feet.

Variety of Colors 

Nine West offers a wide range of colors in their shoes, which allows shoppers to find the perfect color to match their wardrobe. It also allows people to express themselves with a unique shoe different from everyone else’s.

Easy Returns & Exchanges 

Shoppers can also get a great deal on Nine West thanks to its generous return policy. If shoppers aren’t completely satisfied with their purchase, they can easily return or exchange the item within 30 days of purchase for a full refund or exchange. This customer service level helps shoppers get precisely what they are looking for.

Who are Nine West’s competitors?

Despite Nine West’s success, several competitors offer similar products. The key competitors of Nine West are Salesforce, GUESS, Steve Madden, Anatomie, and Adolfo Dominguez.

Salesforce is an American cloud-based software company that provides customer relationship management services. They have millions of customers worldwide and offer a wide range of products related to cloud computing. Salesforce is a direct competitor of Nine West, offering similar products and services.

GUESS is an international lifestyle brand offering men, women, and children apparel and accessories. The company was founded in 1981 and is currently headquartered in Los Angeles, California. GUESS is one of Nine West’s primary competitors due to its shared target demographic and overlap in product offerings.

Steve Madden is a leading designer and retailer of lifestyle shoes, accessories, and apparel for men, women, and children. Founded in 1990 in Long Island City, New York, the company has since expanded to over 120 stores worldwide. Steve Madden is one of Nine West’s main rivals due to their shared focus on footwear and fashion accessories.

Anatomie is an American luxury contemporary clothing company specializing in ready-to-wear apparel tailored for traveling. Founded in 2010 by Kate Boyes, Anatomie offers a range of high-end clothing, including jackets, pants, dresses, and skirts. Anatomie is one of Nine West’s main competitors due to their focus on stylish travel clothing.

Adolfo Dominguez is a Spanish fashion brand specializing in luxury clothing for men and women. Founded in 1976 by Adolfo Dominguez Ulloa, the company has grown into an international chain with stores located around the globe. Adolfo Dominguez competes directly with Nine West through their shared focus on fashion apparel.

History of the Brand

Nine West was founded in 1983, when nine independent shoe stores in the New York City metro area, each with its specialty, joined forces to create a larger, more successful chain. The founders created the name Nine West as a reference to the nine stores and the address of their first store: 9 West 57th Street.

In 1993, Nine West expanded into apparel and accessories, launching a full lifestyle brand. The company rapidly succeeded and grew to include hundreds of retail stores across the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia. In 1999, Nine West was acquired by Jones Apparel Group and continued its impressive expansion.

Today, Nine West continues to remain a leader in fashion footwear. It has evolved into a global lifestyle brand that offers an extensive selection of shoes, handbags, jewelry, and other accessories for women. The brand is recognized for its stylish designs and iconic collections that capture the fashionable spirit of women everywhere.

Nine West also offers an e-commerce platform and operates over 200 retail stores worldwide. As of 2019, Nine West is part of the Tapestry Inc. family and continues to be an essential part of the fashion industry.

Conclusion

it is safe to say that Nine West is a good luxury brand. It offers fashionable yet affordable products that appeal to various consumers. Its products are well-made and stylish, making them an excellent choice for those looking for a fashionable and affordable luxury brand. Nine West is a great brand for quality, style, and affordability.

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Best League of Legends Builds | Wealth of Geeks

Since its release in 2009, League of Legends (aka LoL) has helped catapult professional eSports into today’s massive multi-million dollar industry. In fact, the League of Legends World Championships is one of the most watch sporting events of the year, with more live viewership than the American Superbowl.

With so many players and a hyper-competitive eSports scene, competition in League of Legends has grown fierce. Players looking to climb League’s ranked ladder to glory must develop their strategy and tactics, hone their mechanical skills, and learn how to create the best League of Legends builds in the game.

In this in-depth guide, we will focus on how to intuitively build League of Legends champions to suit the dynamics of your games and the game’s evolving meta.

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What are League of Legends Builds?

In LoL, champions can be customized with unique rune, item, and skill upgrade choices. The combination of your runes, items, and current skills comprises your champion build. How you plan to continue upgrading your items and abilities constitutes your champion’s build path.

League of Legends is a lot more than just a battle arena game. Much of the game is decided during champion selection and through each champion’s respective build path.

For instance, teams and champions without the means to scale quickly enough may find themselves too far behind and unable to catch up, even if their final compositions may be very powerful.

Likewise, champions that build too much for early game performance or without the ability to affect heavily protected enemies will often find themselves ineffective in the late game.

Runes Explained

Runes are essentially stat and skill buffs for your character that are pre-selected before a game starts. There are five runes paths for each player to choose from. They include Precision, Domination, Sorcery, Resolve, and Inspiration. These roughly translate to buffs in sustained damage, burst damage, utility, tank, and miscellaneous effects, respectively.

League of Legends Builds Rely on Pre-Selected Runes that are Chosen During Champion Select
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Players may choose four buffs from a primary rune set and two buffs from a secondary rune set. Selecting the proper runes before each game is the first step towards crafting the best League of Legends builds for your champions.

The following section will discuss how to identify what runes will work best for your current champ and ally/enemy selections.

Optimizing Your League of Legends Builds

Champions in League of Legends start each game off at level one and without any items. The only customization that goes into each champion is the runes pre-selected by the player before the round started.

How To Start the Game off Right With Great Rune Choices

Before your next match starts, consider your allied champions and your enemies. Are there any glaring holes in your team composition that can be exploited?

Many champions can be ‘flex’ picks. Flex picks can be played in multiple positions or ways. For instance, the champion Malphite can be played as a tank, a mage, or some hybrid of the two. Furthermore, he can be played in many positions, from Top to Support.

Malphite charging his enemies to defeat them as a flex pick in LoL
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Flex pick champions are great because they offer you versatility and prevent you from easily being countered. If you are missing a tank, crowd control, or burst damage and can easily flex to fill those roles, do so.

Pick champion runes sets that help you overcome your team’s deficiencies. If you do not have any glaring holes, pick something like the best-recommended runes, overall, for your champion.

Ways to Optimize Your League of Legends Builds In-Game

Once the round has started, players are granted 500 gold to buy their first items before running to their lane to earn more gold. Riot Games provides champion build recommendations in the in-game shop. From the beginning of Season 11 (2021), Riot began to customize their suggestions a little based on the enemy team’s composition.

It is often a good idea for absolute beginners to stick relatively close to these recommended builds from Riot. However, they are not often the most optimal build possible. They do not take into account how the gameplay is progressing. Most notably, they don’t consider what champions you must focus your build on countering.

During each round, consider the long-term scaling potential of each of your enemies. Do you have a good counter for the most formidable ones? For instance, hyper-carries like Nasus, Kayle, and Twitch are all very challenging to defeat in the late game. Unless you can finish the match before they out-scale your team, you must build some countermeasures for them.

For instance, Zhonya’s Hourglass is one of the best items to include in your League of Legends builds because it can prevent burst champions from eliminating you. Furthermore, items like Liandry’s Anguish and Demonic Embrace can do a great deal of damage to tanks and other high health champions with their max HP-scaling damage.

Incorporate these pivotal items into your LoL champion builds early on and continue to build off of a common theme. Don’t just pivot from one idea to the next. Focus on maximizing your damage or protection against those champions that are your team’s biggest threats.

Some Examples of Great LOL Champion Builds

Some champions synergize so well with a particular item or rune that it’s worth mentioning to help illustrate the point we are trying to make here. Incorporate specific items or runes into your League of Legends builds that either significantly increase your power or allow you to counter your most significant threats.

After reading through this section and the example LoL builds, you should be able to see a common theme emerge.

Veigar + Rabadon’s Deathcap + Void Staff

Veigar is a champion who excels at two things: 1) throwing down a massive AoE stun and 2) dealing tremendous burst damage. If Veigar can lock down an enemy with his CC, he often can kill them with his full combo.

Veigar has the power destroy his enemies with a great League of Legends build
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As a Veigar player, you should focus your Veigar build on increasing your burst damage. (Your stats can’t affect your CC duration.) The two best items to boost your AP burst damage are Rabadon’s Deathcap and Void Staff. Together they will maximize your AP and increase your breakthrough damage against tanks.

A full-build Veigar with lots of AP stacks can even take out tanks quickly with burst damage. That’s something almost no other burst mage can do. It pays to focus on your League of Legends builds to maximize your potential!

Jhin + Infinity Edge

The champion Jhin in LoL has a unique passive ability (Whisper) that further increases his attack damage based on his level, critical strike chance, and attack speed.

Items that boost these attributes can synergistically affect and increase his stats beyond what is expected for a standard ADC-type champion.

Infinity Edge is one of the best items to give to Jhin, as it massively increases his damage with bonuses to attack damage, critical strike chance, and critical strike damage.

Senna + Glacial Augment Rune

Senna is a great flex pick that can be played as both a carry and as a support. In either role, she benefits greatly from the Glacial Augment rune, which applies a slow effect on every auto-attack.

LoL build with glacial augment on Senna gives her big gun much more damage and utility
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The reason Senna + Glacial Augment is one of the best League of Legends builds is that through her stacks, she gains a great deal of range. By combining her great coverage with a slow effect, she can effortlessly chase down or kite her enemies, depending on the situation she finds herself in.

Malzahar + Rylai’s Crystal Scepter + Liandry’s Torment + Demonic Embrace

There aren’t a lot of different ways to build Malzahar well. The core of any good Malz Build is his damage over time (DoT). His Q, W, and Ult all deal DoT. This makes Malzahar one of the scariest poke and one vs. one champions in League of Legends.

Both Liandry’s Anguish and Demonic Embrace significantly increase his DoT. Rylai’s Crystal Scepter slows his enemies, preventing them from escaping or closing while his abilities and minions eat away at their health. Together, these items significantly increase his utility and dueling potential.

Malzahar summoning his voidlings to destroy his enemies in League of Legends with a good champion build and lots of damage over time
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Takehome Message from Example League of Legends Builds

We hope it’s become apparent how you should select your items and runes to optimize your League of Legends builds. Think critically about what makes your champion great. Then, think about what items and runes can maximize your potential. Most of the time, it’s just that simple!

Great Resources

If you are looking for complete League of Legends builds, you can easily Google your champion’s name + “Build.” There are many great resources out there to choose from. As the meta evolves, it pays to check back on these guides, as you may discover exciting rune and item combinations you hadn’t considered before.

We hope you find these tips helpful. If you have any other great League of Legends builds you’d like to share with your fellow readers, please feel free to paste them into the chat below.

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How to Sell a Car in Montana? A Step-by-Step Guide

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How to Sell a Car in Montana?


There are three main ways to sell your car in Montana: 

Jump to: Sell Car Privately

Jump to: Sell Car to Car Buying Website

Jump to: Sell Car to Dealership

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Turnaround7-14 days24-72 hours7-10 days
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Sell Car Privately in Montana


Step 1: List Your Car for Sale

The best way to sell your car privately is to list it on online marketplaces like:

Some tips to create an appealing listing and sell your car faster:

  • Properly clean your car inside out
  • Remove your personal items
  • Take photos in daylight
  • Choose a plain background for photos
  • Showcase your car from multiple angles
  • Take photos of any scratches or dents as well

Step 2: Schedule a Test Drive

Some customers may want a test drive to acquire a feel for your vehicle. So make room in your schedule for a test drive. Also, for a test drive, ask the customer to provide their active driver’s license and temporary auto insurance.

To keep yourself safe, consider meeting a potential buyer in a public place, such as a crowded shopping center garage.

Step 3: Gather Required Paperwork

step 3 gather required paperwork in montana

Certificate of Title

First, complete the Assignment of Title section, which you can find on the back of the title with:

  • Buyer’s name and address
  • Date
  • Selling price
  • Odometer disclosure
  • Your signature
  • Buyer’s signature

Bill of Sale

Bill of sale is optional in Montana. A photocopy of the title reassignment section suffices as proof of sale.

It’s still a good idea to have a bill of sale as a legal record of the transaction.

Vehicle History Report

While it’s not a requirement, a vehicle history report might comfort your customer about the car’s condition.

This document reports thefts, accidents, storm or fire damage, and other significant incidents. The car’s maintenance data are frequently included in the report.

Step 4: Notarize Your Signature on Title

Montana requires all vehicle sellers to notarize their signatures on the title. When a title is notarized, it becomes a “negotiable instrument,” and ownership can be easily transferred to the new title holder.

Step 5: Remove License Plates

Before you hand the keys and title to the new buyer, make sure you remove your license plates. This will protect you from staying accountable for any fines and crimes that may relate to the car in the future.

Step 6: Cancel Insurance

After finalizing the sale, you should contact your car insurance provider to cancel the service. This will cancel any insurance fees for the car that you no longer own.

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Sell Car to Car Buying Website


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Selling your car to car-buying companies like Peddle and Wheelzy takes up to  72 hours. They will give you a quick quote when you submit an online application, after which you have seven days to accept or reject an offer.

If you accept the offer, you’ll schedule a pickup with a company representative within the next 48 hours. The agent will pick up or tow your vehicle for free and immediately hand you the money.

Peddle


Peddle Summary

  • Buys used, damaged or junk car nationwide
  • Get instant quote on (855) 925 4302
  • Free towing within 48 hours after offer
  • Receive payment upon car collection

How Much Peddle Will Pay for Your Car in Montana

The table below shows a few of the cars Peddle has recently purchased in Montana:

MakeYearOffer Value
Ford (Escape)2003$185
Chrysler (PT Cruiser)2008$100
Dodge (Ram 1500)2008$1,545

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Wheelzy Summary

  • Wheelzy stores are open 7 days a week
  • Get offer in minutes – (855) 510-1108
  • Free towing of your car from your location
  • Instant payment via cash or check

How Much Wheelzy Will Pay for Your Car in Montana

The table below shows a few of the cars Wheelzy has recently purchased in Montana

MakeYearOffer Value
Hyundai (Sonata)2009$325
Ford (F250 Extended Cab 4 doors)2000$995
Dodge (Durango)2007$450

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Sell Car to Dealership


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If you have a relatively new car that you’d like to sell, it might be best to sell it to a dealer as they’ll offer the best price. All you need to do to sell your car to a dealership is go to the local office and ask for a quote. If the price offer works for you, you can leave your car right away and leave with cash in hand.

Best dealerships in Montana:

Sell Car in Montana FAQ


How do I sell my car privately in Montana?

You must be the owner stated on the Certificate of Title to lawfully sell a vehicle. Every owner named on the title must sign in front of a notary public.

How many cars can you sell in a year in Montana?

As a licensed dealer, you may only sell ten cars in one calendar year in Montana. Montana legislation doesn’t mention how many cars you can sell as a private seller.

Do you need a bill of sale for a car in Montana?

In Montana, a bill of sale is necessary for private automobile sales. Form MV24 must be completed and signed in the presence of a notary by both the buyer and seller.

Do you need a notary to sell a car in Montana?

The seller’s signature(s) on a Montana Motor Vehicle Title must be notarized. When a title is notarized, it becomes a “negotiable instrument,” and ownership may be easily transferred to the individual holding the title.

Why is everyone registering their car in Montana?

The main reason individuals register their vehicles in Montana is that the state does not charge sales tax on personal property, which includes luxury vehicles.

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10 Products Under $100 That Will Change Your Life | Wealth of Geeks

While scrolling the front page of the internet, I discovered an interesting post. Someone asked, “What life-changing item can you buy for less than $100?” Here are the top-voted responses.

10. Mechanical Keyboard

“I bought one for home and didn’t notice much of a difference, but when I had to use my non-mechanical office keyboard, it felt like garbage. The keys feel so much less mushy on a mechanical keyboard,” shared one.

Another replied, “I’m typing this on a Unicomp Ultra Classic, a modernized remake of the Model M, complete with buckling springs. You can get one for $85, or you could when I got it a few years ago and a second one last year.”

9. A Hammock Chair

One user said, “Bought my Eno a year ago, and I have no idea what I did without it; you can post up anywhere and everywhere, and it will encourage you to go outside a lot more.”

Another said, “This accurately represents my activities during the pandemic. Thinking about bringing my computer so I can lay in my hammock in the park and watch tv.”

A third Redditor said, “I installed one in my bonus room after it got hot outside. So now my work-from-home afternoons are done in a hammock. I keep it professional and use the desk in the mornings, though.”

8. An Air Compressor

“As a UK citizen,” said one, “a kettle is on a par with having food in the house.”

Another added, “As an Irish citizen, I’m pretty sure our right to a kettle is explicitly stated in our constitution.”

A third user replied, “It’s a jug for water that plugs into your wall and boils said water. That said, the American ones aren’t as good as the European ones because they have higher voltage electric sockets that can get the water boiling faster. However, even an American version will boil water faster than you can on the stove.”

7. Electric Toothbrush

One Redditor replied, “So true! I’ve been using one for years, so I don’t even remember how big the difference was, but recently I convinced my boyfriend to buy one, and he was like, wow, my teeth never felt so brushed!”

The second user said, “I thought my teeth were white until I started using an electric toothbrush that my girlfriend convinced me to get. I convinced my whole family to buy a set.”

6. A Cookbook

Someone suggested, “A Cookbook. Not like a fad celebrity book but a real old-school family cookbook. Best one I ever found was at a garage sale and was like a 6″ thick Ring binder full to the brim with yellow pages, some with stains.”

“It should have been a family treasure, and I got it for $20. Hundreds of family recipes with easy-to-follow handwritten notes. I’m sad I never met the grandma to which this thing once belonged.”

5. Pressure Cooker

“You can get one for around $100, and it can easily cook a staggering variety of food and cook it well,” said one.

“Today, I learned several types of people use pressure cookers. People who use them for cooking food, and people who use them to sterilize things.”

A second user replied, “Yes! My Instant Pot was under $100, and I know it does other things, but having a pressure cooker has changed my life. Chicken stock? The best, and in an hour. Ribs? Not just fall off the bone – the bone falls out of the meat. Soup? Throw something together after work, and it’s perfect.”

4. Socks

One user posted, “Step 1: Throw away all your socks. Step 2: Buy three to five packages of the same sock. Step 3: Enjoy life without ever having to match socks again.”

Another Reddit user said, “Right! I was going to add to make sure they’re a reputable brand because I have about 15 pairs of Adidas ankle socks and three pairs of crew socks.”

“Most are over three years old, some are two years old, and none have given out yet. And I’m someone who forgets to clip toenails sometimes, so they’re under some stress regularly.”

3. A Good Shower-Head

“I cannot stress enough how a high-quality shower-head can turn getting clean into an utter Zen state, a 30-minute self-healing and relaxation session. Clarification, I don’t shower for 30 min every day. Modern rain shower-heads use very little water, and I only have about 15 min to get ready in the morning, so this is a rare treat I let myself do once or twice a month,” one said.

Another added, “Detachable with different settings is the only way to go. I’m not big on the massage functions, but I like using the high-pressure spray to rinse; also, mine has a trickle mode that’s super low flow but still enough to keep it steamy, so I set it to that while I lather to save water.”

2. Cutting Utensils

“A good chef’s knife,” one replied. “When you have tools that are satisfying to use, cooking becomes less of a chore and more of a hobby. You’ll eat healthier, cheaper than takeout/restaurant, and ditching the dull Walmart knife and the scratched-up nonstick aluminum skillet is the best place to start.”

Another Reddit user said, “For anyone thinking of upgrading their kitchen knife, search Victorinox 8″ chef knife. Watch a few YouTube videos on sharpening your knives and keeping them safe.”

“Also, a magnetic knife rack will cost you about $15. All these things together will improve your cooking at home 1000%, and you’ll spend far less time hunched over that onion with a dull steak knife looking like a fool.”

1. Sunscreen

“For anyone that disagrees with this comment, I’ve had multiple skin cancer surgeries. It’s not the scalpel cutting flesh away from your body that hurts the most. Whatever liquid they inject into you to deaden the nerves around cancer hurts,” one confessed.

“The needles don’t hurt, but that liquid they inject into you is nasty!” The second Redditor said, “Sat in the sun for like an hour yesterday, forgot to put sunscreen on my back and shoulders. They’re red now. Today not leaving the house without it, so I can also reapply during the day.”

We hope you enjoyed this Reddit picks list of awesome things for under $100 that will change your life. Also, check out these additional life-changing items for less than a hundred bucks!

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