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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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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 on your first go-round, 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 […]

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4 Alternatives to eBay and Amazon

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Are you looking to diversify your selling channels and broaden customer reach from your go-to eBay and Amazon listings? While the majority of resellers flock to these platforms to meet their business needs, more and more entrepreneurs are turning to alternatives to eBay and Amazon to capture new customer segments and diversify their sources of income. Whether you’re just getting started reselling or you’re a seasoned online seller, it’s never too late to start exploring other selling channels. The following […]

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Reselling 104: Order Fulfillment and Great Customer Service

Order Fulfillment and Great Customer Service

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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