Increasing Poshmark Sales: 30mm

IMG_0858The 30mm, known as the 30 Minute Method, is a way of gaining traffic and sales through a specific usage of the Poshmark application.  It is the creation of Lyn Cromar (@lynemma) and the Poshmark Analytics Group. The group has spent a considerable amount of time analyzing various Poshmark data and potential algorithms to determine the best use of the app. Their method, the 30mm, indicates that a user can perform a certain amount of actions within 30 minutes each day, and see a considerable increase in sales and followers.

For background purposes, I have been using Poshmark for some time. As I mentioned in my previous post, I have been a casual user since 2013, and I have a large amount of followers. My closet is not really a business for me, but a long time hobby. As a result, I was not generally posting my listings in hopes of large profits. I used to spend a considerable amount of time on the app, mainly just sharing. After I came back from my Posh break, I realized that I had spent all that time on it, but hadn’t really moved much of my inventory.  While it was still a hobby, I also wanted to use it as a means to clean out my closets and make room for my infant son’s belongings.

A couple of searches brought me to the 30mm and the Poshmark Analytics Group. As you can see from the graphic below, it involves a very specific list of tasks to perform in a short amount of time. Per the group’s Facebook Page:

“The 30 Minute Method is the foundation to Poshmark Analytics. It leads to dependable income for part-time Poshmark sellers. Start today… see consistent daily sales in a few days and keep the momentum going by doing it daily, in order and as complete as possible”

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The vast majority of users within the Poshmark Group had almost immediate success.  Many indicated a huge jump in their followers, as well as the amount of sharing from other users. Most importantly, they saw an increase of sales! All this, from a much shorter amount of time on the app.

My personal experience was not exactly the same.  I did not see any sales for the first 10 days of utilizing the method. However, I did gain a lot more free time, which in itself was valuable.  Sometime in the second week of utilizing the method, I started seeing weekly sales.  I didn’t see an uptick in followers, since being a Suggested User already allots for this. I did see more bundles and likes, and offers (albeit lowball).  While they all didn’t translate to sales, again, this was a success because I was spending much less time on the app. I was also finally started to move inventory that had been stuck in my closet for months.

While I am never able to completely follow the 30mm every day, I do make sure to follow most of these elements, even if out of order.  Since that second week, I have sold items at least 3 days of each week.  That’s not bad for a small time hobby.

In my opinion, the method and the group works. I am constantly learning from other users, and find ways to make my closet more appealing.  For me, the most poignant and valuable things that I learned from the 30mm and the Poshmark Analytics group are as follows:

  • List 3 items daily.  Prior to this, I never listed unless I had anything I wanted to get rid of. Listing is important – there’s something in the Poshmark algorithm that flags your closet as more active with listings. Also, each time you list, the items tend to find their way closer to the top of the search results. Since most sales are from searches, this is key!
  • Following: I used to never follow people back. Following ups your engagement in the app, and reminds people of your closet.
  • Welcoming closets: The new buyer is very important. Welcome new poshers, and help where you can. It can lead to a new sale.  It increases your engagement. It seems to be true for me, since a good amount of my sales in the last months came from fairly new poshers.

Overall, I do believe this method is effective in increasing your Poshmark sales.  As I said before, Poshmark is all about engagement, and this method really embraces that.  This is all about efficient usage of the app.  Sharing repeatedly without results is not efficient or profitable.  The 30mm and similar methods find a way for part-time users like myself engage in the app without sacrificing your personal life.  Just like a work-life balance, there should be a Posh-life balance too!

If you’re interested in the Poshmark Analytics Group, the 30mm and other Poshmark related questions from seasoned users, contact @lynemma, or search the Poshmark Analytics Group on Facebook.

28 thoughts on “Increasing Poshmark Sales: 30mm

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  2. Ok, I must not understand the sharing process, I have been hitting the button to share on each item in my closet but the 30mm makes it sound as if there is way to share all my listings at once, is that the case and if so, can someone tell me how? I went to the app and hit edit but I don’t get next after that. Thanks for any help. I’m new to this and 3 weeks in and have not made a sale yet. Trying to figure out what i’m doing wrong.

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    • Hi there – there’s no way to share at once. You have to share one listing at a time. ENL means you edit the item, select next (where you would have edited text), then list.

      I wouldn’t be discouraged after 3 weeks. It takes a bit of time to get things moving on Poshmark. Keep at it! I would recommend you look to joining Poshmark Analytics on Facebook, as the members can attest to their successes!

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  12. I tried to join the Poshmark Analytics group but they denied my request. I’m upset because I’m a student in data science and told them that I’d be interested to find out more about the Poshmark algorithm but idk why they straight up denied me. I don’t want to message any of the admins either for the fear of them not responding to me for asking their reason to deny me.

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    • Are you an active Poshmark user? Generally, the group asks that you participate in their sandbox group prior to being approved for Analytics. They don’t have insight to the actual algorithm. It’s a group of Poshmark users testing different ways of succeeding in the app. If you haven’t participated in the Sandbox, then they don’t give access to Analytics. Hope that helps !

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    • Seth!! It was so nice to meet you at the Posh and Sip. You’re so hilarious! I really hope you find success with the 30MM. Good luck with it, and I hope to see you soon at a future posh event! Thanks for checking out my blog!

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  13. Hey Jenn-
    I also sell on posh— I started on 2016 but became more active this year. I am glad I saw this post bc I haven’t heard of 30mm. I also enjoyed hearing your experience w the 30 mm. I will test it and see if I see a up in sales.
    Best regards-
    Charlotte

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    • Awesome!! What’s your closet name? I’ll follow you. A lot of people say they have had a lot of success with 30mm. I took a break and just started again this weekend, and made three sales!

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