Challenging the Status Quo

Challenging the Status Quo

While Some Write Letters and Others Fight Regulations, HireAHelper Keeps Rolling

One situation involves corporate movers in New York City, the other involves guys in pickups moving furniture in Austin, Texas. One is a product of the traditional stance of the labor unions, the other is a child of the shared-economy and a smartphone app. One issue is political, the other governmental.

In both cases, the entrenched are losing business to the newcomers. Continue reading

 

10 Awesome APPS for Moving

Dear Technology,

If we’re being honest here…. sometimes you make us a little crazy, but most of the time we pretty much love you. We are continuously impressed at how freakin’ smart you are; you really do put the “smart” in Smartphone. Thank you for always being there for us, always being so reliable, and always making life’s adventures a lot less stressful. Not to be creepy or anything, but we’re pretty obsessed with you. #likeliterally

Xo,

Society

PS. These 10 Smartphone APPS?! We totally owe you for making our recent move far less stressful. Thank YOU!

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If the title of this APP doesn’t give it away, we don’t know what will. Continue reading

 

Insider Tested Tips For How to Get Rid of Stuff Before a Move

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Hi, I’m Kevin. I’ve been a professional mover for 15 years. Based on my years of experience helping people on their move day, and doing some purging of my own, I’m gonna help you with the top 3 main ways to purge your stuff to make your move easier:

  1. Have a yard sale – we’ll show you how to advertise stuff to sell (don’t forget to list your yard/garage sale on Craigslist)
  2. Sell your stuff online – selling on eBay is easier than you think, and it’s not your only option
  3. Donate your unwanted items – there’s lots of options, and we have a list of the best places for specific things from blankets to electronics to cars

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Pro Tips for Buying and Selling on Craigslist

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How can I spend less and make more money on Craigslist?

Clearing out your clutter before a big move? Need some cheap, ratty furniture until you can afford the good stuff? Either way, Craigslist.org, now 60 million strong, is the place to go.

Check out these tips from Craigslist veterans on scoring big when it comes to buying and selling goods. Continue reading