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Where to Sell Your Funko Pops: 5 Uncommon Options

How to make money selling funko pops comes down to picking the best marketplace or platform where you want to find collectors ready to buy. Then picking the right price and shipping, to make the most desirable offer. Funko Pops are vinyl figures inspired by characters from movies, pop culture, and real-life that have oversized heads and eyes. There are more than 8,000 different figures and dozens of categories on the market, and the number is growing each day. Funko became popular worldwide in the last few years. There are communities around the world that share the pictures of their collections with each other. There’s far more to the Funko craze than fans spending hard-earned cash on their favorite fictional and real-life heroes – they’re a big business, especially with serious collectors. Funko Pops aren’t something most of us think of as being expensive. After buying…

Best Place to Buy Funko Pops Online (Cheap & Fast Shipping)

It’s incredible how these little figurines, with their colossal head and little body took the toy world by storm.  Are you looking for a place to buy funko pops? Buying cheap funko pops comes down to knowing where to look and having the right timing.  The cheapest place to buy funko pops is Walmart. Walmart has the most in-stock at a time, discounts, and sales that make for good deals. However, the funko pops they do have on the shelves aren’t always the newest or latest pops. And the boxes are found open or damaged due to customers accidentally dropping them.  How to Find Cheap Funko Pops; Use Our Funko Retailer Rating System We’re always looking for online retailers or local comic book stores that sell funko pops for cheap. Unfortunately, finding cheap funko pops is hard to come by.  However, that’s what makes Funko Pops hunting so much fun!…

How Glow in the Dark Funko Pops Work | Beginners Guide

You want to know how to glow in the dark Funko Pops work, so you can make yours shine brighter and better. We get it. Our articles goes in-depth on how to activate glow in the dark funko pop, what glow-in-the-dark funko pops are and the science behind how to make a funko pop glow.  Whether you’re a collector with some glow in the dark Funko Pops or an avid fan who will collect nothing else but glow in the dark Funko Pops; we’ve got answers for you. Glow in the Dark Funko Pops absorb the light around the pop vinyl figure and re-emits visible light or a ‘glow’ when in the dark. The material used allows for Photoluminescence (abbreviated as PL), which is light emission from any form of matter after photons’ absorption (electromagnetic radiation). There are different types of glow-in-the-dark paint or material.  One type can be charged during…

Should You Display Your Funko Pop in or Out of Its Box?

It can take time to decide whether to open your funko pop box or keep it in it. Is it worth keeping your funko pop open or not? It comes down to what you prefer; however, funko pops out of a box will be worth far less than keeping them in it. We hear it constantly, ‘Should I open my funko pop?’ Simply put, no you should keep them in the box at all times. However, it’s entirely up to you and ‘loose’ funko pops, those without a box do still sell at local comic shops.  Knowing whether you should display your Funko Pop collection in or out of their respective boxes is a question every Funko Pop collector has asked themselves.  It’s a common debate in the community. Are you an ‘In the box ‘ collector or an ‘Out of the box’ collector? Our article goes in-depth on what the pros vs.…

How to Check the Value of a Funko Pop Quickly

We often find it difficult to check the value of a funko pop and to do it quickly when you need it the most. So here’s how you can find the next rare funko pop when you walk around in your favorite retail store like Hot Topic, quickly and without hesitation.  We wanted to share different apps and ways to get the price of a funko pop. Understand what pops are worth and how to best use these apps to find rare pops.  Our Collector Tips Will Help You Find Rare Pops In The Wild  We all love to add unique Funko Pops to our collection, but one of the factors that affect our collection is the price of each one. It’s always a little tricky to check the value of a funko pop because the market determines a price. Supply vs. Demand plays a role in how much a…

How To Trade Funko Pops Online Safely

It’s easy to trade funko pops with others; however, you must be aware of the risks and learn how to do it safely.  Our guide explains what you need to know to trade funko pops, the average trade-in value of funkos and why someone would trade their funko collection.  Let’s start with the basics:  Can You Trade Funko Pops? You can trade funko pops in exchange for other funkos or collectibles. Typically, a funko pop trade is when talk parties agree to exchange a funko pop. It’s even one-for-one and often negotiated ahead of time.  By participating in a trade, you are looking to gain a collectible value equal to or better than what you have; however, sometimes, you could trade for something with less value.  Trading funko pops isn’t always about the value it’s worth; it can also be about how the collectible makes you feel when obtaining it…

How To Open A Funko Pop Store

Learning how to open a funko pop store makes selling funko pops easier, starting with proper planning. Our guide explains every step you need to know to set up a funko pop store online or offline. How do you decide on having a brick-and-mortar store or an eCommerce store? We explain the pros and cons of each.  We also share details on how to profit from selling funko pops since starting a store becomes expensive. Most funko pop sellers aren’t only selling funko pops and other collectibles like comic books or trading cards. While funko pops can be profitable when flipping with the proper knowledge, the margins tend to vary, and we share what to look for when starting.  Let’s start with the basics:  Are Funko Pops Profitable? Selling funko pops can be profitable; however, it depends mainly on the type of funko pop you are selling and where you…

Our Funko Pop Addiction Guide: Everything You Need To Know

Dealing with funko pop addiction or any addiction can be difficult. Our guide helps you determine if collecting funko pops is addicting in an unhealthy way and provides solutions to prevent or fix your funko pop addiction.  We all love to collect Funko Pops and want to create a massive collection that nobody has. However, sometimes we prioritize Funko Pops too much, which is a bad habit and can lead to significant problems. Let’s go over why funko pops are addictive and what you can do to prevent going overboard with this hobby.  Why Are Funko Pops So Addicting?  Collectors collect for a lot of different reasons. It’s therapeutic or simply a lot of fun. They can make new friends with similar interests or find the thrill of discovering new collectibles never gets old.  Also, having a physical representation of your favorite literary character or sports figure might make you…

How to Keep Up With Funko Pop Release Dates

Are you tired of missing funko pop releases and wondering how to keep track of them? It’s frustrating when you don’t realize something is dropping on, then it gets sold out, and you have to overpay to get a funko pop in good condition.  Our guide goes in-depth on how to prevent missing funko pop releases and being aware of upcoming funko pop drops. We explain what times to keep an eye out for new funko pop drops and tips on getting ahold of them as fast as possible.  Let’s dive in:  How to Know When Funko Pops Release Become aware of the latest funko pop releases by monitoring retail stores’ official social media accounts. Also, all platforms like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or Discord have hashtags you can monitor.  It’s common to join groups and communities or read the latest Reddit forums about potential leaks.  When Do Funko Pops Release…

Can You Put a Funko Pop In a Fish Tank?

Is it okay to put a funko pop into a fish tank? It’s a great idea to decorate your aquarium with cool Funko Pops like Aquaman, which can go with the underwater theme.  However, knowing the risks or benefits of adding funko pops into aquariums is essential. We go in-depth on ways to display funko pops in aquariums and recommendations on what to prevent doing.  Will the paint on Funko wear off, and will the chemicals of Pop destroy the aquarium or harm the fish? Don’t worry, as we will explain all the risks and how you can do it safely! Can Funko Pops Go Into a Fish Tank? You can put your Funko Pops in a fish tank; however, you should take appropriate measures to avoid harming the fish. For example, apply waterproof 100% silicone transparent sealant onto your pop figures before adding them will reduce damage.  Otherwise, you will…