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Five Tips to Boost Slow-Moving Listings

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It’s happened to almost every seller- there’s one piece of inventory you just can’t seem to move. You list it, you list a second time, but it still comes back unsold. There are a bunch of different culprits for why this could be happening, such as: Too much competition for that type of product Item is priced too high Not enough information to entice buyers, such as weak descriptions or too few photos Customers can’t find your listing So, what […]

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How to Sell at a Flea Market

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According to the National Flea Market Association, there are more than 1,100 flea markets across the country doing more than $30 billion in sales each year. Flea market customers tend to be loyal and community-driven, forming a bond with their market and creating a sense of family. If you’re interested in joining America’s booming flea market scene, now’s a great time to start. Flea market sellers across the country are seeing their businesses take off, focusing on budget-minded shoppers who […]

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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 To Manage Listings While You’re on Vacation

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Summer is fast approaching, which means vacation season is almost here! But, is the thought of leaving your online store unmanned ruining potential plans? Well, it shouldn’t! Read along to learn some easy ways to manage listings while still enjoying fun in the sun. 1. Take Advantage of Vacation Mode Both eBay and Amazon make it easy for sellers to notify their customers about vacation dates. On eBay, turn on Vacation Mode by navigating to the Change Settings section of […]

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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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5 Tips for Making the Most of ASD Market Week

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Every year, a few members of the BULQ® team travel to ASD Market Week, the largest B2B wholesale buying event in the country, to interact with our current and prospective customers, other wholesale liquidators, online retailers, and more. The trade show features the world’s widest variety of retail merchandise and is an amazing opportunity to gain new knowledge about the liquidation industry. But, like attending any trade show, preparation is key. Whether you’re a newcomer or Market Week alumni, here are […]

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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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5 Things All Mompreneurs Know To Be True

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They’re social influencers, financial analysts, business owners, and, oh yeah, caregivers. In honor of Mother’s Day, we want to call out those hustlers who wear that extra hat each and every day of their lives. Here are 5 things all mompreneurs know to be true. 1. You Hustle Hard Raising a family might be closer to running a business than most people think. Which is why moms make some of the best entrepreneurs. Moms already wear many hats: nurse, chef, […]

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eComChicago 2017 Recap: In Case You Missed It

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One of our favorite things about working in the liquidation and wholesale space is being able to meet our customers in person at events like eComChicago, a conference that brings together online sellers and entrepreneurs for two days of action-packed learning and networking. There’s so much to absorb, not just from the industry expert speakers, but from every single attendee. As John Lawson, #1 best-selling Amazon author and eBay influencer, told the crowd, “If you’re hanging out in the group, […]

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