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Holiday Reselling Season: Closing Q4 Strong

This year has been unlike any other. Although COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the world globally, online retail has experienced a small silver lining. But, getting your business in a healthy place before closing the books on 2020 and the 2020 holiday season is essential to tracking your yearly performance. So, how do you close out the Q4 holiday reselling season on a high note and start Q1 on the right foot? Check out these end of Q4 tips […]

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eBay and Optoro Announce Exclusive Partnership to Streamline Resale of Returned & Excess Inventory, Support eBay Seller Community

As ecommerce surges, the solution unlocks a new channel for unsold inventory by providing a streamlined resale experience for both retail brands & eBay sellers. SAN JOSE, CA, AND WASHINGTON, D.C – November 18, 2020 – eBay, the global ecommerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers, and Optoro, the leader in returns technology, today announced an exclusive recommerce solution. Together, they enable retailers to sell returned and excess inventory seamlessly on eBay, and in turn provide an influx of […]

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BULQ Reseller Spotlight: Jovani Cardenales

When it comes to reselling, BULQ buyer Jovani knows how to embrace the hustle. Based in New York, Jovani started selling items online as a side hustle in 2018. After two years of growing his business, he left his career in the hospitality industry to pursue reselling full-time in January 2020. Soon after, Jovani was faced with the impact of COVID-19, but managed to pivot his strategy to continue to increase sales. Today, Jovani sells primarily general merchandise on eBay […]

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4 Holiday Marketing Strategies to Boost Online Store Sales

When it comes to making big holiday profits, having great inventory is just one piece of the puzzle. Especially in the current economy, customers are on the hunt for high-quality products at reasonable prices. It’s up to you to convince them your store has the best of both. That’s where holiday marketing strategies comes in. If done correctly, marketing can both expand your buyer base and entice your previous customers to make another purchase. Though some strategies require an investment, the […]

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2020 Holiday Shopping Trends Resellers Need to Know

This holiday season is already shaping up to be unlike any other. As COVID-19 continues to impact countries around the world, retailers are shifting their usual strategies to meet the needs of this new reality. For small business owners, adjusting to these holiday shopping trends is even more critical to supporting successful seasonal sales. To provide answers to this season’s uncertainty, we gathered insights from top retail and news publications to predict the most important 2020 holiday shopping trends. Check […]

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How to Stand Out from the Competition

Being your own boss is one of the many benefits of becoming a reseller. But, in a constantly changing industry, it can be difficult to determine how to be an online reseller that stands out.  Especially in the wake of COVID-19, reselling is rising in popularity, bringing with it an increase in competition. So, how do you master reselling in a growing market? We’ve got you covered. Here are five tips for how to be an online reseller that knocks […]

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[FREE EBOOK] BULQ’s 2020 Holiday Reselling Guide

The year’s holiday season will almost certainly be unlike any other. As the world faces a global pandemic, retailers, including resellers, are continuously forced to evolve and meet the needs of a rapidly changing market.  That’s why we created our 2020 Holiday Reselling Guide- an eBook offering simple, easy-to-execute strategies and tools to help business owners sell online during the holidays.  Start the season off right- download your free Holiday Reselling Guide now. Download BULQ’s 2020 Holiday Reselling Guide to […]

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How to Build a Small Business Brand

Retailers and consumers have a very different relationship than they did a decade ago. Especially with social media and e-commerce, communication with buyers no longer starts and ends at the time of purchase. And as giants like Amazon and Walmart continue to own the retail space, it’s more important than ever to make your small business stands out. Enter: building a small business brand. So, what is a brand? At the most basic level, a brand is how customers recognize […]

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Summer Sourcing: Predictions on the Season’s Top Sellers

It comes as little surprise when we say this summer will probably be a bit different than most. Usual activities like going to the beach, barbecues, and swimming at community pools are still under restrictions due to COVID-19, with no sign of loosening for many areas. For sellers, this change impacts not only summer plans, but also seasonal inventory sourcing strategies.  If your usual sourcing plan has you scratching your head – never fear! We asked BULQ’s YouTube community which […]

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6 Stay at Home Job Ideas

Looking for an extra source of income? A quick search can turn up hundreds of options promising to make money fast. However, what about side hustles for those who’d like to work from the comfort of home? No matter where you live, the internet has created a variety of stay-at-home jobs for people of all ages and skillsets. You just need to know where to find them. From making a few bucks to creating a new career, here are a […]

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