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Five Myths about eBay Shipping

Five Common Assumptions about Shipping on eBay

For newer sellers, shipping on eBay can seem a bit intimidating. So, we reached out to the experts on eBay’s shipping team to find out what’s troubling those who are new to the game. What did we find out? Five of the most common assumptions are easily rectified with a little more information. So, we’re here to clear up confusion and bust the following myths: 1. It’s hard to calculate shipping costs. It’s hard if you’re not prepared. To get […]

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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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eBay Open 2019 – Our Top Takeaways

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Last week, members of the BULQ team attended eBay Open 2019 to meet with resellers and see what the future of eBay has in store. Whether we saw you at the BULQ booth (thanks for coming by!) or you were unable to make the event, read on for highlights from the year’s biggest “sellerbration.” BIG Announcements As usual, this year’s main general session was chock full of platform updates and other seller surprises. Here are a few highlights: Managed Delivery […]

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How To Manage Listings While You’re 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 listings 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 section of […]

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5 Tips for Selling Clothes on eBay

Tips for selling clothes on eBay like a pro!

Clothing, Shoes & Accessories is a hugely popular category for eBay sellers. With fashion as the highest revenue generating e-commerce vertical, it’s no wonder resellers are trying to catch the eyes of style-minded shoppers, especially since these buyers are twice as likely to purchase items in used condition. But, successfully selling clothes on eBay requires knowledge of how to merchandise items that will both attract and convert buyers. Although potentially a big money-maker, this opportunity comes a lot of competition, so […]

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What to Source for Spring Selling 2019

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It’s that time of year again! ‘Tis the season to turn back the clocks and leap forward into a fresh start. For many, the coming of spring brings up thoughts of exciting things to come: spring break, baseball’s spring training, warmer weather and, of course, spring cleaning. In the reselling world, however, spring also means it’s time to start gearing up for some of the year’s hottest retail moments. From sports memorabilia, to cleaning supplies and even bathing suits, buyers […]

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5 Reselling Conferences and Trade Shows to Attend in 2019

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Pack your bags – it’s time to set your 2019 trade show and conference schedule! If you’ve never attended a seller-focused conference or trade show before, you’re neglecting a great opportunity to learn about and grow your reselling business. While there are many benefits of taking part in these events, resellers primarily attend to 1) explore new inventory sources and 2) add value to their app-based selling channels (like eBay, Amazon, and Poshmark), and 3) network. Conferences and trade shows […]

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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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What to Source Now for Summer Selling

What to Source Now for Summer Selling

Weddings. Pool parties. BBQs. Yard work. Ah, the joys (and chores) of summer. If that list sounds familiar, it’s because soon those summer events will be driving a lot of demand on eBay. Buyers will be searching for centerpieces, inflatables, BBQ tongs and chainsaws. Yes, chainsaws. And whole lot more. I sat down with eBay’s U.S.-based merchandising managers (the folks that predict demand, secure product from sellers and market the merchandise on eBay) to get the inside scoop on what’s […]

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