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What to Expect When Buying Return Pallets

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If you typically source cases from liquidation and wholesale companies like BULQ, ask yourself: is it time to take my inventory to the next level? If so, consider sourcing return pallets. Pallets are considerably larger than cases and do require more preparation and research, so we mapped out what to expect when buying return pallets. Pre-Purchase Preparation Buying liquidation return pallets is a cost-effective way to both grow your reselling business and source more customer returned and/or excess inventory than […]

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How to Start Reselling on a Budget

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If you’ve thought about getting into reselling, you’ve probably considered the many perks of running your own business. Flexibility, growth opportunities, and the ability to be your own boss are just a few benefits being an online seller can offer. However, there’s often one major obstacle that holds potential resellers back – having the money to fund their business and not knowing how to start a reselling business on a budget. Fortunately, working with a limited cash flow doesn’t mean […]

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6 Stay at Home Job Ideas

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Looking for an extra source of income? A quick search can turn up hundreds of options promising to make money fast. However, what about side hustles for those who’d like to work from the comfort of home? No matter where you live, the internet has created a variety of stay-at-home jobs for people of all ages and skillsets. You just need to know where to find them. From making a few bucks to creating a new career, here are a […]

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3 Reasons to Source from Online Wholesalers

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Are you looking to explore more efficient and cost-effective sourcing options for your reselling business? You’re probably already familiar with saving at bulk stores like BJ’s and Costco as a consumer. So, why not bring that strategy to your reselling business? Sourcing at the wholesale level can be a great way to expand operations, increase your inventory options, and save time and money. Here’s how sourcing wholesale goods online can benefit your business. 1. Save Time and Money When buying […]

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Sourcing for Spring 2020

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Spring has almost sprung! Time to turn the clocks forward, put away the sweaters, and, for resellers, put that spring sourcing plan into action. From sports memorabilia to cleaning supplies and even bathing suits, spring shoppers will be looking for seasonal items before you know it. That means it’s up to you to source these products and meet buyers’ demands before the season hits. So, how can you figure out which products your customers will be searching for? That’s where […]

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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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Veterans Day Spotlight – Heather Hooks

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When searching for “BULQ unboxing” on YouTube, it’s hard not to come across Heather Hooks. With years of eBay and Amazon experience under her belt, Heather knows a thing or two about reselling, and it shows. Her online business, Hooked On Pickin’, offers a wide variety of products, available via her own web store and on Amazon and eBay. Heather has also seen great success on social media, where her YouTube channel, Hooked On Pickin’ Amazon FBA Seller, boasts an […]

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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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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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