Archive | Industry Trends

Knowledge of industry trends is key in growing your business to meet your goals. Lucky for you, BULQ compiles all the latest news and insights related to reselling, wholesale, and liquidation industries.

On that note, keeping a good pulse on the industry will ensure that your business has a competitive edge. You can also take these insights to improve your reselling strategy in the months ahead. Read on to learn more about sourcing wholesale returns in bulk, online marketplace changes, and the rise of resale. If you have any questions about these updates or industry trends, feel free to reach out to our Customer Care team.

Instagram Takeover Terms and Conditions

Congratulations! You have been selected to take over @BULQWholesale’s Instagram Story for BULQ’s Takeover Tuesday. BULQ’s Instagram Story Takeover Tuesday highlights specific resellers and enables them to connect and engage with @BULQWholesale’s followers for the day. This audience is made up of fellow resellers, prospective buyers, and Optoro employees. It’s important to keep in mind that these followers also include official reselling platforms that you may use to list your inventory. The tone of @BULQWholesale content should be consistently positive, […]

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BULQ Summer Shirt Giveaway Terms and Conditions

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. The “BULQ Summer Shirt Giveaway” (the “Giveaway”) is sponsored and administered by Optoro, Inc., 1001 G St NW, 12th Floor, Washington, DC 20001 (“Sponsor”). HOW TO ENTER: Participants enter the Giveaway by doing all of the following things: (1) following “@bulqwholesale” on Instagram; (2) liking the dedicated Instagram post from “@bulqwholesale” announcing the Giveaway posted on Monday, July 29, […]

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How to Maximize Your Back to School Sales

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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 […]

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BULQ Pick Me Up Giveaway Terms and Conditions

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. The “BULQ Winter Instagram Giveaway” (the “Giveaway”) is sponsored and administered by Optoro, Inc., 1001 G St NW, 12th Floor, Washington, DC 20001 (“Sponsor”). HOW TO ENTER: Participants enter the Giveaway by doing all of the following things: (1) following @bulqwholesale on Instagram (2) commenting with their biggest reselling win of 2020 on BULQ’s Instagram post announcing the giveaway. Participants […]

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10 Tips for Selling on eBay from eBay Experts

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There’s 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 eBay […]

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4 Reselling Blogs to Read for Industry Knowledge

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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 […]

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3 Thought Leaders to Follow for Reselling Guidance

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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 […]

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eBay Seller Groups to Join for Useful Tips and Support

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Many resellers are one person operations, known commonly in the business world as solopreneurs. They’re folks who are both the leader and labor force of a small business. For resellers, that labor includes sourcing, processing, selling and fulfilling products, both online and off. Though the work is challenging, being self-reliant can be very rewarding. Still, being a solopreneur doesn’t mean you have to go it alone. Particularly when selling on eBay, seller forums can act as both informational resources and […]

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5 Amazon Seller Forums on Facebook to Join Right Now

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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 […]

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Virtual Community Group Meetup $100 Giveaway Terms & Conditions

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. The BULQ Breakdown $100 Off Giveaway (the “Giveaway”) is sponsored and administered by Optoro, Inc., 1001 G St NW, STE 12, Washington, DC 20001 (“Sponsor”). HOW TO ENTER: Participants enter the Giveaway by doing all of the following things: (1) watching the Viritual Community Connect Meetup livestream on the BULQ Community Group Facebook page; and (2) commenting with all […]

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