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3 Reasons to Start Buying in Bulk Online Today

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Are you looking to branch out and explore more efficient and cost-effective sourcing opportunities for your selling business? As a consumer, you’re already familiar with saving at bulk stores like BJ’s and Costco for their personal needs, and many people even increase their savings by buying in bulk online. So why not bring that strategy to your selling business? Sourcing at the bulk or wholesale level can be a great way to expand your current business operations, increase your options, […]

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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 “which is better: Amazon FBA or eBay?”   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, and […]

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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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5 Tips for Building Your Reselling Business’s Brand

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Today, retailers and consumers have a very different relationship than they did a decade ago. With the advent of social media and e-commerce, buyers and sellers interact more closely than ever before. Although retailers can certainly benefit from the strong sense of customer loyalty, it requires a lot of work to maintain the relationship—providing free shipping, excellent customer service, and quality merchandise are a must. Owners of a reselling business have to play by these same rules. That is especially true if […]

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3 Training Courses to Help You Sell on Amazon Successfully

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Learning to sell on Amazon is challenging—and while there are plenty of articles and social channels available for support, sometimes they aren’t enough. When that’s the case, resellers can turn to training courses to start or revitalize their reselling business. Below are three programs geared Amazon sellers. They are rated highly by the reselling community. Amazon Boot Camp Cost: $295 (One-time payment), $325 (3-month payment plan) Provider: The Selling Family Level: Beginner The Selling Family has a number of different […]

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