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Managing Your eBay Listings While You’re on Vacation

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Summer is fast approaching and that means vacation season is on its way. If the thought of leaving your online store unmanned for a few weeks terrifies you, rest assured that there are a few easy ways to prepare for your vacation without sacrificing top-notch customer service. Read along to learn what your options are for managing your eBay listings while on vacation this summer. 1. Take Advantage of Vacation Mode eBay makes it easy for sellers to notify their […]

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Selling Apparel: 4 Alternatives to eBay

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Are you looking to diversify your selling channels and broaden customer reach from your go-to eBay listings? While the majority of resellers flock to eBay to meet their business needs, more and more entrepreneurs are turning to alternatives to eBay to capture new customer segments and diversify their sources of income. Whether you’re just getting started reselling or you’re a seasoned online seller, it’s never too late to start exploring other selling channels. The following 4 alternatives to eBay are […]

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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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What to Source for Spring Selling

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It’s that time of year again where we change back the clocks and leap forward into fresh start. For many, the thought of spring conjures up an array of exciting things to come: Spring break. Basketball, baseball, golf, and hockey season – to name a few. Spring cleaning. Warm weather. In the reselling world, gearing up for the joys of spring is often closely linked with hot retail moments. Soon those spring moments will be driving high demand in the […]

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5 Tips for Selling Clothes on eBay Like a Pro

Tips for selling clothes on eBay like a pro!

Apparel is a hugely popular category for top eBay sellers. That’s no wonder since clothing shoppers are two times more likely than any other category of shoppers to shop online (and also twice as likely to purchased in used condition). But that opportunity comes with increased competition on eBay, so don’t fall into the trap of thinking “If you list it, they will come.” Successfully selling clothes on eBay requires exceptional merchandising to attract and convert buyers, even more so […]

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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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Six Tips to Boost Slow-Moving eBay Listings

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It happens to every seller sooner or later: that one piece of inventory you just can’t seem to move. You list it, and after 30 days, it comes back unsold. Maybe you list it again, in the hopes it will sell the second time. But if it continues not to sell, then it’s just taking up valuable space and tying up capital, both of which you could put to better use. So what do you do when your eBay listings […]

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eBay Valet vs Amazon FBA: Comparing Fulfillment Services

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Whether you’re just starting out in online arbitrage, or eager to expand to a new platform, it pays to know what services are designed to make parts of your selling process easier. Both Amazon and eBay offer fulfillment services for selling products on their platform, but how do the two stack up against each other? Amazon’s “Fulfillment by by Amazon” service, known as Amazon FBA, is marketed towards sellers that do not want to store and ship inventory themselves. Similarly, […]

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Going to eBay Open? Let’s meet up!

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It’s the eBay seller event of the year you don’t want to miss. eBay Open (July 25-28, 2017) is where you need to be if you want to take your business to the next level. The BULQ team is excited to be attending as exhibitors and will be available to answer all your sourcing questions. BULQ is the best place to source inventory from top name brands you know and love. Be sure to schedule a meeting below if you’d […]

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How to Maximize Your Back to School Sales

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Sure, it’s the middle of summer and the kids are out of school. But, it’s never too early to start thinking about your Back to School selling strategy! Like the Holiday retail moment, Back to School starts earlier and earlier each year. And, just like Holiday, Back to School represents a huge selling opportunity – $75 billion in 2016. We also see specific buying behaviors around Back to School (BTS) in two distinct phases, similar to the phases we identified […]

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