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Holiday Reselling Prep: Your November To-Do List

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The “Cyber Five” are just around the corner. Is your reselling business to sell online during Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and beyond? Whether you sell online or in-person, BULQ is here to help. Check out our FREE holiday cheat sheet for to-do’s, key dates, and other reminders during the month of November. Click to download now. Learning how to sell online during Black Friday doesn’t stop here! Check out BULQ’s 2o2o Holiday Reselling Guide for everything you need to know […]

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4 Holiday Marketing Strategies to Boost Online Store Sales

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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

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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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Holiday Reselling Prep: Your October To-Do List

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As a reseller, October is a critical month to plan your Q4 strategy and prepare for holiday shoppers. As the coronavirus continues to impact buying habits, consumers are predicted to be on the holiday gift hunt long before Black Friday. But, remembering all the details and deadlines can feel overwhelming, especially for sellers who are new to the game. Fortunately, BULQ is here to guide you. Whether you sell online or in-person, check out our FREE holiday cheat sheet for […]

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Fixer-Uppers: How to Repair Items for Resale

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No matter where resellers source their inventory, there’s always a risk of receiving damaged or less-than-new products. Sometimes, you may not be sure of the inventory’s condition, which makes for a riskier investment. Other times, the products could be impacted by poor handling or improper shipment. However, non-new or damaged items don’t have to mean a total loss! Check out these tips on how to repair items for resale so you can bring these products (and your profits) back to […]

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How to Stand Out from the Competition

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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

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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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Summer Sourcing: Predictions on the Season’s Top Sellers

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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

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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 skill sets. You just need to know where to find them. From making a few bucks to creating a new career, […]

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Reselling Tips from the BULQ Community

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In times like these, making sure life goes “according to plan” can be a bit of a challenge. Things are changing at a moment’s notice, which may leave you feeling a bit overwhelmed. Fortunately, a little advice can go a long way.  We asked BULQ’s Instagram community to share their top reselling tips for making the most of the situation around COVID-19. Check out a few of their inspiring words.  “How can resellers make the most of this situation?” My […]

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