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6 Hidden Sourcing Costs and How to Avoid Them

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Both first-time sellers and seasoned pros know sourcing is an important part a reselling business. However, it can be difficult to find a balance between how much to spend vs. potential profits. Especially for newer sellers, hidden inventory sourcing costs can put you in the red if you don’t know what to look for.  Fortunately, when it comes to avoiding these sneaky charges, a little know-how can go a long way. Check out these 6 hidden sourcing costs and how […]

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What it Costs to Sell on 5 Online Marketplaces

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eBay. Amazon. Poshmark. Mercari. Facebook Marketplace. When it comes to deciding where to sell, the possibilities seem almost endless. Naturally, you might want to choose based on which are easiest to use or have shoppers likely to buy your products. But, there’s another factor that can play an even bigger role in making or breaking the bank– online selling fees.  Present on nearly every online selling platform, seller fees are what channels such as eBay and Amazon charge users to […]

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4 Reselling Conferences and Trade Shows to Attend in 2020

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Pack your bags – it’s time to set your 2020 trade show and conference schedule! If you’ve never attended a conference or trade show before, you’re missing a great opportunity to grow your reselling business. Resellers attend these events to 1) explore new inventory sources and 2) add value to their selling channels (like Amazon, and Poshmark), and 3) network. Conferences and trade shows are full of great opportunities to meet with suppliers and other resellers for the chance to […]

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5 Reselling Tools to Save Your Business Time and Money

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In the world of reselling, balancing saving time and making money is key. Priorities change, customer needs vary, and it can be difficult to figure out the perfect equation to save time while maximizing profit. Fortunately, there are reselling tools designed to help busy business owners to do just that. From online selling software to old school favorites, here are a few items to invest in now to improve your operations:  UPC Barcode Scanner If it’s early in your reselling […]

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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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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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BULQ’s 2017 Online Holiday Selling Guide Is Here!

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If you’re a reseller, you hustle for every dollar you make. That’s just what the business demands. Going into the fourth quarter, which includes the big holiday shopping season, those dollars can really add up to make up a substantial portion of your yearly revenue. That means that for sellers, the holiday season — besides being the time for giving, family, and fun — is the season of moving inventory and making profits. You don’t want to miss out on […]

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How and Why to Source Non-New Lots

Are You Limiting Your Profits by Only Sourcing Brand New Pallets?

Online selling beginners often make one limiting mistake. They’re only considering brand-new, sealed, in-box merchandise. And by doing that, they are missing out on opportunities for bigger profits and a bigger sourcing pipeline. BULQ sells liquidation goods by the case, pallet or multi-pallet bundle in the following conditions: Brand New, Like New, Uninspected Returns, Scratch & Dent, and Salvage. Here’s a closer look at these different kinds of wholesale lots, and how each represents a different business opportunity for the […]

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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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