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How To Advertise Your Moving Sale

Writing and placing the moving sale ad.

Include these details in your garage sale or moving sale ad:

  • The date and time.
  • Your street address.
  • An optional second date if rain is in the forecast.
  • Descriptions of popular items such as furniture, appliances, tools, and electronics.
  • Your phone number so people can call for more information or get directions.
Family shopping at a moving sale they found with yard sale ads

Where you should advertise your moving sale:

  • Local newspaper. Generally, the more words in an ad, the more it costs to run.
    • Ask about the cost to run Friday and Saturday vs Saturday only.
    • Be aware of submission deadlines, which can be several days in advance of publication.
  • Online classifieds. You might take advantage of free online classifieds such as,, and
    • They are all free to advertise and will generate a map for buyers to find you easily.
    • You can still use Craigslist, but it's very hard to get noticed with the volume of listings they receive every minute.
  • Flyers. Put flyers around the neighborhood.
    • Print Moving Sale in large letters with the date, time, and address.
    • Check with the local Chamber of Commerce about requirements for signs and posters. If allowed, place them in high-traffic areas with arrows and directions on sale day.
  • Social Media. Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest are great place to advertise your moving sale.
    • They’re really useful during your event. When Tweeting, use your city name as a hash tag, for example: #MovingSale going on in #Charlotte today! Message me for details.
    • Tweet about a big item that just sold, those frosty drinks in the cooler, or the beautiful weather.

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