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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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Basic Fees for Popular Reselling Platforms

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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– seller fees.  Present on nearly every online selling platform, seller fees are what channels such as eBay and Amazon charge users to sell […]

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Reselling Tips from a Poshmark Pro

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Hi resellers! My name is Bella, and I’ve been using Poshmark, an online clothing and home goods reselling platform, for about three years now. What started as a way for me to clean out my unwanted clothes has now become an exciting opportunity to make extra cash and feel good while doing so!  About a year and a half into my Poshmark career, I became a Posh Ambassador, which is a fancy way of saying I hit a threshold that […]

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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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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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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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