During this time of economic uncertainty, more and more people are putting luxury and amusement on the backseat while looking at fulfilling their basic needs first. If you are struggling to fulfill the basic needs or are in some debt trap, then you need to curtail your expenses and look for avenues to make some cash. It is also wise to check that tendency of going for brand new items. Indeed many people have begun to cut expenses by going for used cars, taking steps to reduce their mounting bills and so on. Look around the house, are there any items of value that you are no longer going to need. For instance, as children grow up, many of their old items tend to clutter up. Do not throw these away. You can look to earn some cash if you sell backpacks and other items that you do not use. You can easily earn some cash by putting for sale on classified websites. You can sell surfboards; sell skateboards; sell snowboards and sell ski related stuff like kids ski helmets, ski gloves, snowboard boots, wetsuits and life jackets and others. Of course, when you put your items for sale online, there is no guarantee whether they sell or not. You might have to wait a few months before someone shows an interest. This depends on the goods you wish to sell. If you choose to sell road bike or sell mountain bike, you will receive bids, but it may take some time to receive a bid that matches your expectations. On the other hand, if you wish to sell outdoor gear, then its brand, condition and age affect the price you can hope to get for these. You might even wish to sell backpacks that you have in abundant. These must be strong and sturdy and then only you can hope to make a sale faster. Never expect to get more than a reasonable price for your secondhand goods. Be sure to list all features of items you wish to sell. Contact information like phone numbers or email addresses should never be omitted. If you are selling electronic goods, make sure you list all specifications, warranty and the rest of the details that are relevant. Buyers expect you to express your price expectations. However, it is not uncommon for people to ask people to bid for items either.