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6 Tips for First-Time BULQ Buyers

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Getting ready to make your first BULQ® purchase? We’re here to help! Check out these 6 tips to make the most of your first BULQ buy. 1. Start Small  While it can be tempting to make a large purchase, veteran BULQ buyers suggest starting small with the purchase of a single case to familiarize yourself with the inventory and buying process. BULQ cases measure approximately 24”x20”x23”, weigh less than 60lbs, and ship UPS ground for a flat rate of $30  […]

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How Your Family Can Help Your Reselling Business

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Need help unboxing and organizing inventory? How about a family activity for weekends and holiday breaks? Consider making reselling a family affair! From children to parents to spouses, there’s a part of the process that everyone can help with. If your family is ready to get involved, but aren’t sure where to start, here are a few easy ways to get them in on the fun.   Sourcing Inventory Whether you’ve found your niche or are testing out different categories […]

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[FREE EBOOK] BULQ’s “Getting Started” Guide to Reselling

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So, you’ve made the decision. You’re ready to be your own boss, set your own schedule, and put in the work to start and scale your own business. You’re ready to be a reseller. But, where to begin? That’s where we come in. From the moment you take this entrepreneurial leap, our eBook is here to guide you through every step of growing and managing your reselling career. With easy-to-understand chapters and visuals, you’ll quickly learn topics such as: Sourcing […]

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The Online Seller’s Guide to Resale Certificates

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In this post, hear from our guest author, Jennifer Clark, Content Marketing Manager at TaxJar, as she explains what resellers need to know about resale certificates. As an online seller, you have to source your products from somewhere. And unless you create your products fully formed from materials you already have on hand, chances are you either buy products for resale, or component parts of products to resell.   As a retailer, you can avoid paying sales tax on items […]

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Reselling Basics: Complete How-To Video Guide

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Updated April 11, 2019 Just getting started in the world of reselling? Or looking to grow your booming reselling business? No matter what your level of experience, we’re here to help you every step of the way. From buying your first BULQ® box to selling on the Internet’s hottest marketplaces, check out these video tutorials featuring our BULQ guide, Colleen, to unbox some reselling tips and tricks.   Understanding BULQ Lot Conditions In this video, Colleen explains each of the […]

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4 Alternative Selling Channels to eBay and Amazon

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Looking to diversify your selling channels and broaden customer reach? While many resellers primarily rely on eBay and Amazon, more and more are turning to alternative channels to find new customers and diversify their income. Whether you’re a seasoned online seller or are just getting start, now is a great time to explore other selling channels. Each platform attracts a unique audience and caters to specific inventory interests. Read along to learn about our top picks for alternative reselling channels […]

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Reselling 104: Order Fulfillment and Great Customer Service

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You know you can make money online selling, you know where to source, where to sell, and how much time and money it’s going to cost to get started, but what do you do when your sales start to come in? Order fulfillment and great customer service are crucial pillars of your reselling business – and you’ll want to make sure those pillars remain standing strong by ensuring that orders are fulfilled in a timely manner and all customer service […]

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Reselling 103: Startup Costs and Required Investments

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Now that you have some ideas about how to make money selling online, you’ll want to consider a few basic startup costs and investments for your selling business. Whether online reselling is “just” a side-hustle next to your 9-to-5 job, or you are making strides to build a larger-scale operation that will provide 100% financial support, there are some basic commitments you need to make. But size and scale can vary widely. Based on our conversations with resellers of all […]

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Reselling 102: How to Make Money Selling Online

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After learning why becoming an online reseller is a great option for increasing your income, you’re probably curious about how to actually make money selling online. So let’s jump right into it, shall we? Finding Profitable Inventory Flipping. Reselling. Online arbitrage. Retail arbitrage. You’ve heard these terms thrown around. The basic principle is the same: buy low, sell high. That’s the key to making money selling products you didn’t produce yourself. But how and where do you find products cheaply […]

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Reselling 101: So You Want to Become an Online Seller?

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Whether you’re looking for a new way to make some steady money on the side, or you’re tired of the mundane 9-to-5 grind and are dreaming of starting your own business, you have something in common with a lot of successful entrepreneurs. Forget what you think you know about entrepreneurs—not all entrepreneurs have to launch giant software companies like Apple or Microsoft. Many entrepreneurs have built, and scaled, their businesses right out of their homes, by reselling products for profit. […]

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