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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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]