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Looking for tips for selling on eBay, Amazon, or other marketplaces? Check out these resources to grow and scale your reselling business.

3 Ways Online Resellers Can Use Social Media

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If you’re reading this, chances are good you’ve heard of, and likely use, social media. You’re not alone- 84% of people with access to the internet use one or more social media channels. On a personal level, platforms like Facebook and Instagram are a great way to connect with friends, keep up with current events, and maybe even watch a cat video or two. However, social media can also be a powerful tool for your online reselling business. Whether you’re […]

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How to Build a Small Business Brand

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Retailers and consumers have a very different relationship than they did a decade ago. Especially with social media and e-commerce, communication with buyers no longer starts and ends at the time of purchase. And as giants like Amazon and Walmart continue to own the retail space, it’s more important than ever to make your small business stands out. Enter: building a small business brand. So, what is a brand? At the most basic level, a brand is how customers recognize […]

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Reselling Basics: Complete How-To Video Guide

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Just getting started in the world of reselling? Or looking to grow your booming reselling business? No matter your level of experience, our reselling basics are 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 reselling basics to unbox some selling tips and tricks. BULQ Buying Basics BULQ Cases vs Pallets To meet the needs of all levels of resellers, BULQ offers both smaller […]

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3 Reasons to Source from Online Wholesalers

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Are you looking to explore more efficient and cost-effective sourcing options for your reselling business? You’re probably already familiar with saving at bulk stores like BJ’s and Costco as a consumer. So, why not bring that strategy to your reselling business? Sourcing at the wholesale level can be a great way to expand operations, increase your inventory options, and save time and money. Here’s how sourcing wholesale goods online can benefit your business. 1. Save Time and Money When buying […]

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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 talk with 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. Like attending any trade show, preparation is key. Whether you’re a newcomer or Market Week alumni, here are a […]

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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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Ordering Your First BULQ Pallet – What to Expect

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Thinking about scaling up your side hustle? It may be time to start sourcing BULQ pallets! But, what do you need to keep in mind before you receive your first delivery? Read on for our step-by-step BULQ pallet guide. Step 1: Pre-Purchase Preparation For those looking to grow their businesses, pallets are a great way to source more inventory at a cost-effective price point. But, there are a few things to know before hitting that “purchase” button. First, familiarize yourself […]

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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 Your Reselling Business 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 your reselling business 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 […]

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