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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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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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Five Common Assumptions About Shipping on eBay

Five Common Assumptions about Shipping on eBay

Updated March 13, 2020 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 […]

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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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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 Your Reselling Business 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 your reselling business 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 […]

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5 Tips for Selling Clothes on eBay

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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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