If you’re a reseller, you hustle for every dollar you make. That’s just what the business demands. Going into the fourth quarter, which includes the big holiday shopping season, those dollars can really add up to make up a substantial portion of your yearly revenue. That means that for sellers, the holiday season — besides being the time for giving, family, and fun — is the season of moving inventory and making profits. You don’t want to miss out on […]
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Sure, it’s the middle of summer and the kids are out of school. But, it’s never too early to start thinking about your Back to School selling strategy! Like the Holiday retail moment, Back to School starts earlier and earlier each year. And, just like Holiday, Back to School represents a huge selling opportunity – $75 billion in 2016. We also see specific buying behaviors around Back to School (BTS) in two distinct phases, similar to the phases we identified […]
There is a lot of useful information out there about selling on eBay, but it can be hard to sift through. Instead of just doing online research and reading, why not listen to a podcast? eBay Radio, hosted by Jim “Griff” Griffith and Lee Mirabal, is the “heartbeat of the selling community.” If you aren’t already an avid listener, you’re missing out on an informative resource. We had the opportunity to call in during the November 22, 2016 episode of […]
One of the best ways to excel in the reselling business is to learn from people who have already found success. Luckily for you, a lot of resellers write about their success and provide insight via blogs. If you’re reading this, we’re guessing you like to read blogs. Great start! But you might be wondering, where can I find these other reselling blogs? In our post about thought leaders, we discussed some influencers that are great resources for resellers. Some […]
If you are new to the reselling industry, you might be unsure of where to turn for thought leadership. Some reselling resources can be influencers who provide the sourcing and selling information and tips you need to get your business to where it needs to be. But where can you find these people? Increasingly, you can find them online. They are active on social media, they have blogs, they host forums, and they might even offer reselling courses. They have […]
Many resellers are one-man or one-woman shows, known more commonly in the business world as solopreneurs. They’re folks who are both the leadership and the labor of a small business—in the case of resellers, that’s sourcing, processing, selling and fulfilling products (often, but exclusively online). The work is challenging, but being self-reliant can be very rewarding. Still, being a solopreneur doesn’t mean you always have to go it alone. Particularly when selling on eBay, having eBay seller forums that act as […]
Getting started in the reseller industry can be intimidating. There are a lot of things you have to learn, such as the best places to arbitrage, the most cost-effective shipping methods, and the specific rules on different selling platforms like Amazon and eBay. Additionally, as seasoned resellers will tell you, it’s a long road to finding a system that works for you. The industry is also competitive—it’s in a reseller’s best interest to keep the top arbitrage locations secret. Many […]