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Looking to start a reselling business? You’ve come to the right place! From sourcing inventory to successfully selling, here’s everything you need to know.

3 Low (or No) Cost Ways to Source Inventory at Home

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With COVID-19 keeping everyone at home, sourcing inventory for online reselling might be a little trickier. Brick-and-mortar retailers, flea markets, garage sales, and thrift stores are all shutting their doors, making those awesome finds harder to come by. And with 82% of resellers reporting slower sales since the outbreak, you might be working with a limited budget, too.  But, did you know there are ways to source high-quality reselling inventory without leaving home? These methods can save both time and […]

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Unemployed? Here’s Why You Should Become an Online Reseller

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If you’re unemployed due to COVID-19, you are most certainly not alone. A record 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment at the end of March, underscoring the immense impact the outbreak has had on the country’s workforce.  So, you’re likely thinking, what are my options? With many states under stay-at-home orders, it’s difficult to find a job or source of income that doesn’t require leaving the house. You may also be the caretaker of children or elderly parents, so you […]

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How to Get Your Family Involved in Reselling

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Looking for meaningful ways to keep your family occupied as they’re spending time at home? Interested in making some extra income during this time of uncertainty? Starting a family reselling business could be a great solution. 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 make the business a family affair. […]

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Online Reselling 101: The Basics

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Are you looking to bring in extra income during the uncertainty of COVID-19? Whether you’re looking for a temporary side hustle or a new full-time career, online reselling could be a great opportunity. What is online reselling? The process of reselling is simple: You find desirable items for a great price, buy them, then sell them to someone else. When you buy low and sell high, that’s called arbitrage. “Retail arbitrage” is when you purchase items from a retail store — like hitting a big sale at Walmart — and sell it to your own customers for more. “Online arbitrage” is […]

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How to Start Reselling From Home [FREE EBOOK]

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Looking to make some extra income during the uncertainty of COVID-19? Online reselling could be a great way to start and scale a business without ever leaving home. But, where to begin? That’s where we come in. From the moment you take this entrepreneurial leap, our “Getting Started” Guide to Reselling is here to guide you through every step of how to start reselling from home. With easy-to-understand chapters and visuals, you’ll quickly learn topics such as: Sourcing Inventory How […]

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Delabeling Items for Resale: What You Need to Know

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Ever come across a shirt with the inside label crossed out? Or see an item with the UPC blacked over? Delabeling, also referred to as defacing, is a process that some retailers require when selling their goods on the secondary market. For resellers, this merchandise can present a fantastic return on investment, as it’s often from well-known or high-end brands. However, it’s important to understand retailers’ policies when sourcing this type of inventory. Here are a few things to know […]

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What it Costs to Sell on 5 Online Marketplaces

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eBay. Amazon. Poshmark. Mercari. Facebook Marketplace. When it comes to deciding where to sell, the possibilities seem almost endless. Naturally, you might want to choose based on which are easiest to use or have shoppers likely to buy your products. But, there’s another factor that can play an even bigger role in making or breaking the bank– online selling fees.  Present on nearly every online selling platform, seller fees are what channels such as eBay and Amazon charge users to […]

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How to Take Great Product Photos

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Want to take GREAT product photos for selling on eBay, Amazon and other reselling platforms? In this video series, we’ll walk you through how to take product photos that stand out from the competition. Picking the Right Backdrop A good product photo starts with a good backdrop. In this video, Courtney shares how to find a neutral background for products of all sizes. Creating a Professional Display A professional display is key to taking photos that will catch a potential […]

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5 Tips for Starting with Amazon FBA

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Selling on Amazon with FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon) can be a great way to earn an income. It can be a side hustle or even a main source of income, as many are making more than $100k a year. However, being profitable in this field can be a bit overwhelming, especially when it comes to knowing where to begin. In this article, we’ll deal specifically with starting a business using FBA, where you send Amazon your inventory and they handle […]

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