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Top 5 Websites To Sell Your Old iPhone For the Most Money

Top 5 Websites To Sell Your Old iPhone For the Most Money

Whether you want to sell your old iPhone, or buy a used iPhone to save money instead of buying one that is brand new, you will need to shop around until you find the sites that offer the best deals. After all, if you are selling, you want to get the most money possible, and if you are buying, you want to get the best savings. Here are the top five websites where you can sell and buy older iPhones and make or save money.

1. Craigslist

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    You can buy and sell old iPhones for anywhere from $70 to $800, depending on the age and condition of the phone. The only problem with Craigslist is that you need to be careful about who you are dealing with, because no one is screened. Completing the deal in a public place is always recommended for your safety. Craigslist is free and easy to use. All you have to do is post your ad with all of the pertinent information (including contact information) and photos of the item. You can get great deals if you are looking to buy an older phone, and you can often get top dollar when you are selling an iPhone.

    2. Sell My iPhone

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      Sell your old iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5 or iPhone 5C quickly and easily at this website. You will receive accurate quotes, and after the phone is delivered to Gadget Salvation, you will receive payment within a day or two. Simply send in the phone (for free), and an inspection will be performed. Within 48 hours, you will receive confirmation about the sale, and the payment will be issued.

      3. Amazon

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        One of the best options is the Trade-In program from Amazon. No matter what the age of your iPhone is, you are going to make some money. All you have to do is a short Q&A on the type of phone you have, your carrier (if you have one), the condition, and if there are any accessories included. Then, you will get a flat rate from Amazon in the form of an Amazon gift card. It doesn’t get much simpler than that, and you can redeem the gift card for other items, including putting it toward a new iPhone. Another option is to act as an individual seller, but there is a bit more work involved because you will need to set up an account. But, you can choose your own selling price. When the item sells, you will have the money in your account within two to three weeks.

        4. Best Buy

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          Earn anywhere from $5 to $310 for your old iPhone (depending on the model, condition, and accessories included) when you sell it to Best Buy. You can go online and get an estimate for what the company will pay for your iPhone. Then, simply print out the estimate and take it to a participating store in your area. You will receive a Best Buy gift certificate, which you can use towards the purchase of a new iPhone. Keep in mind that they do not take original iPhones.

          5. Walmart

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            You can earn pretty much the same here as you can from Best Buy when you sell your old iPhone, and you can get great deals on newer models. Go online to get a quote for the device (you will need to let them know what condition it is in). Then, mail the phone in and receive a Walmart gift card for up to $300, depending on the phone and its condition. Models as old as the iPhone 3GS are being accepted (these only go for $5.50, but it’s better than nothing).

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            7 Tools to Help Keep Track of Goals and Habits Effectively

            7 Tools to Help Keep Track of Goals and Habits Effectively

            Now that 2011 is well underway and most people have fallen off the bandwagon when it comes to their New Year’s resolutions (myself included), it’s a good time to step back and take an honest look at our habits and the goals that we want to achieve.

            Something that I have learned over the past few years is that if you track something, be it your eating habits, exercise, writing time, work time, etc. you become aware of the reality of the situation. This is why most diet gurus tell you to track what you eat for a week so you have an awareness of the of how you really eat before you start your diet and exercise regimen.

            Tracking daily habits and progress towards goals is another way to see reality and create a way for you clearly review what you have accomplished over a set period of time. Tracking helps motivate you too; if I can make a change in my life and do it once a day for a period of time it makes me more apt to keep doing it.

            So, if you have some goals and habits in mind that need tracked, all you need is a tracking tool. Today we’ll look at 7 different tools to help you keep track of your habits and goals.

            Joe’s Goals

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              Joe’s Goals is a web-based tool that allows users to track their habits and goals in an easy to use interface. Users can add as many goals/habits as they want and also check multiple times per day for those “extra productive days”. Something that is unique about Joe’s Goals is the way that you can keep track of negative habits such as eating out, smoking, etc. This can help you visualize the good things that you are doing as well as the negative things that you are doing in your life.

              Joe’s Goals is free with a subscription version giving you no ads and the “latest version” for $12 a year.

              Daytum

                Daytum

                is an in depth way of counting things that you do during the day and then presenting them to you in many different reports and groups. With Daytum you can add several different items to different custom categories such as work, school, home, etc. to keep track of your habits in each focus area of your life.

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                Daytum is extremely in depth and there are a ton of settings for users to tweak. There is a free version that is pretty standard, but if you want more features and unlimited items and categories you’ll need Daytum Plus which is $4 a month.

                Excel or Numbers

                  If you are the spreadsheet number cruncher type and the thought of using someone else’s idea of how you should track your habits turns you off, then creating your own Excel/Numbers/Google spreadsheet is the way to go. Not only do you have pretty much limitless ways to view, enter, and manipulate your goal and habit data, but you have complete control over your stuff and can make it private.

                  What’s nice about spreadsheets is you can create reports and can customize your views in any way you see fit. Also, by using Dropbox, you can keep your tracker sheets anywhere you have a connection.

                  Evernote

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                    I must admit, I am an Evernote junky, mostly because this tool is so ubiquitous. There are several ways you can implement habit/goal tracking with Evernote. You won’t be able to get nifty reports and graphs and such, but you will be able to access your goal tracking anywhere your are, be it iPhone, Android, Mac, PC, or web. With Evernote you pretty much have no excuse for not entering your daily habit and goal information as it is available anywhere.

                    Evernote is free with a premium version available.

                    Access or Bento

                      If you like the idea of creating your own tracker via Excel or Numbers, you may be compelled to get even more creative with database tools like Access for Windows or Bento for Mac. These tools allow you to set up relational databases and even give you the option of setting up custom interfaces to interact with your data. Access is pretty powerful for personal database applications, and using it with other MS products, you can come up with some pretty awesome, in depth analysis and tracking of your habits and goals.

                      Bento is extremely powerful and user friendly. Also with Bento you can get the iPhone and iPad app to keep your data anywhere you go.

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                      You can check out Access and the Office Suite here and Bento here.

                      Analog Bonus: Pen and Paper

                      All these digital tools are pretty nifty and have all sorts of bells and whistles, but there are some people out there that still swear by a notebook and pen. Just like using spreadsheets or personal databases, pen and paper gives you ultimate freedom and control when it comes to your set up. It also doesn’t lock you into anyone else’s idea of just how you should track your habits.

                      Conclusion

                      I can’t necessarily recommend which tool is the best for tracking your personal habits and goals, as all of them have their quirks. What I can do however (yes, it’s a bit of a cop-out) is tell you that the tool to use is whatever works best for you. I personally keep track of my daily habits and personal goals with a combo Evernote for input and then a Google spreadsheet for long-term tracking.

                      What this all comes down to is not how or what tool you use, but finding what you are comfortable with and then getting busy with creating lasting habits and accomplishing short- and long-term goals.

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