20 Actionable Depop Tips for Selling on Depop (2020)

Selling on Depop

  1. Add more light to your photos
  2. Do try on
  3. Upload 4 photos for every item
  4. Take different types of photos
  5. Keep a consistent style
  6. Never use stock photos
  7. Write comprehensive description that includes all relevant keywords
  8. Use 5 relevant hashtags for every item
  9. Use a template for descriptions
  10. Refresh your listings regularly
  11. Post new items regularly
  12. Follow as many users as you can
  13. Ask for five star reviews
  14. Add an extra surprise
  15. Answer questions quickly
  16. Give buyers a discount on their next order
  17. Promote your shop on Instagram
  18. Source high-quality and well-priced items
  19. Become a Depop verified seller
  20. Accept payments in app

1. Add more light to your photos

2. Do try on

3. Upload 4 photos for every item

4. Take different types of photos

  • One model shot (try it on)
  • Two flat lays (show off the front and back of your item)
  • One close-up (show any tags or flaws!)
  • Two model shots
  • One flat lay
  • One close-up (show any tags or flaws!)
  • One model shot
  • One flat lay
  • Two close-ups (show any tags or flaws!)
  • The first photo is the most important, so make sure it’s the best of the 4 photos.
  • It is highly recommended to use at least one model shot. This is the most successful style of photography on Depop.

5. Keep a consistent style

6. Never use stock photos

7. Write comprehensive description that includes all relevant keywords

  • Brand and name
  • Style and color
  • Measurements (Chest, Waist, Length, Inseam, Rise, Hips, etc.)
  • All the flaws of your item

8. Use 5 relevant hashtags for every item

9. Use a template for descriptions

  1. Several sentences describing your item
  2. The condition of your item
  3. Measurements of your item
  4. Tags and keywords
  • Shipping price and time (Free shipping on bundles?)
  • No returns / swaps / refunds?
  • Other shop policies that need to be mentioned in the description

10. Refresh your listings regularly

11. Post new items regularly

12. Follow as many users as you can

13. Ask for five star reviews

  • Give the buyer a five-star review
  • Package your items nicely
  • Add an extra surprise (a personalized thank-you card, a cute sticker, etc.)
  • Ship Items fast
  • Ask for a five star review nicely

14. Add an extra surprise

15. Answer questions quickly

16. Give buyers a discount on their next order

17. Promote your shop on Instagram

18. Source high-quality and well-priced items

19. Become a Depop verified seller

  • Blue tick status. This lets customers know you’re a trusted seller.
  • Extra consideration for Explore content and Meet Sellers features in the app.
  • Access to prioritised help from Depop community support team.
  • Sell 50+ items at an average price of £15+ (~USD$20) each month for 4 months.
  • Sell £2000+ (~USD$2600+) worth of items for 4 months.

20. Accept payments in app

Now it is your turn

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