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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.

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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[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 “Getting Started” Guide to Reselling 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 […]

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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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Selling on Amazon FBA vs. eBay: Which Is Better?

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Looking to start buying and reselling goods for profit? Maybe you’re already making money and are looking to scale up? If you’re new to the online arbitrage game, you might be wondering “eBay vs Amazon – which is right for me?” To start, let’s take a look at the major differences between two of the world’s biggest online marketplaces: eBay is one of the most venerable marketplaces on the Internet. Sellers list items, customers buy or bid on those items, […]

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4 Conferences and Trade Shows for Sellers to Attend

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It’s time to plan your schedule for 2017. If you’ve never attended industry conferences or trade shows for sellers before, you’ve been neglecting a sneaky-good opportunity to grow on Amazon and eBay. There are two main reasons why Amazon and eBay sellers should go to trade shows: to source and to network. You get opportunities to meet face-to-face with suppliers and source inventory for your business. You can also attend informational sessions and mingle with your peers — building a […]

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What’s the Deal with Private Labeling?

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There’s no “one right way” to run a successful reselling business—everyone has their own methods for finding merchandise, and they prefer different marketplaces. At its core, many resellers have similar business models: they buy returned and excess inventory from vendors or wholesalers to resell at a discount online. But some resellers actually sell merchandise as part of their own brand. In this type of business, resellers will purchase a larger amount of inventory from a manufacturer which they can sell on […]

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eBay Selling Tips: 5 Ways to Calculate Your Profitability

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As a reseller, your primary goal is to make money. With that in mind, it’s important to understand the variety of factors that can impact your profitability. Anything from customer demand and competitor pricing, to shipping costs or general economic ebbs and flows can have an effect on your business.  Planning ahead and adjusting expenses is key for protecting yourself and your business from these factors. Below are five eBay selling tips to consider when calculating your profitability: Determine Upfront Expenses […]

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