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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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How to Manage eBay Feedback to Avoid Losing Sales

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Can you afford to get kicked off of eBay? Getting suspended would be a nightmare for many eBay sellers who rely on this marketplace. Managing your eBay feedback score is one of the most important parts of your job as a seller. Let’s dig into the in’s and out’s — and the do’s and don’ts — of eBay Feedback. eBay Feedback Overview Your Feedback score is one of the most important pieces of your seller profile. Customers can leave positive, […]

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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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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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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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10 Tips for Selling on eBay from eBay Experts

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There’s a lot of useful information out there about selling on eBay, but it can be hard to sift through. Instead of just doing online research and reading, why not listen to a podcast? eBay Radio, hosted by Jim “Griff” Griffith and Lee Mirabal, is the “heartbeat of the selling community.” If you aren’t already an avid listener, you’re missing out on an informative resource. We had the opportunity to call in during the November 22, 2016 episode of eBay […]

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