Tag Archives | Reselling

3 Reasons to Source from Online Wholesalers

liquidationPallets

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 […]

Posted in Seller Growth Continue Reading...

Sourcing for Spring 2020

Female shop owner showing woman spring themed headband

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 […]

Posted in Industry Trends Continue Reading...

4 Reselling Conferences and Trade Shows to Attend in 2020

BookMeetingBULQ-768x463

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 […]

Posted in Industry Trends Continue Reading...

Veterans Day Spotlight – Heather Hooks

Heather with her full unit in the back of an army truck

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 […]

Posted in BULQ Unboxed Continue Reading...

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 […]

Posted in Business Operations Continue Reading...

eBay Open 2019 – Our Top Takeaways

eBay Open 2019 - Will

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 […]

Posted in Industry Trends Continue Reading...

4 Tips to Make the Most of eBay Open

eBay Open

It’s almost time for the biggest “sellerbration” of the year! July 23-25 is eBay Open, eBay’s annual seller conference in Las Vegas. If you were lucky enough to snag a ticket, get ready for a whirlwind of awesome opportunities you won’t find anywhere else.  Open participants have the chance to network at nightly mixers and parties, chat with suppliers, and attend informational sessions with eBay executives. But with the conference just over two days long, how can you be sure […]

Posted in Industry Trends Continue Reading...

How Your Family Can Help Your Reselling Business

Maegan and Husband Unboxing

Need help unboxing and organizing inventory? How about a family activity for weekends and holiday breaks? Consider making reselling a family affair! From children to parents to spouses, there’s a part of the process that everyone can help with. If your family is ready to get involved, but aren’t sure where to start, here are a few easy ways to get them in on the fun.   Sourcing Inventory Whether you’ve found your niche or are testing out different categories […]

Posted in Business Operations, Reselling Basics Continue Reading...

BULQ’s Inner Mom-ologue: Courtney on Her Mom, Sis

Mom-ologue_Courtney_BLOG

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we wanted to honor the wonderful women who helped shape us and those who are now shaping their own families. Welcome to BULQ’s Inner Mom-ologue, a series of short interviews with BULQ team members as they share what “Mom” means to them. Courtney Herb, BULQ’s Digital Brand Manager In what ways are you most like your mom? HA! Too many ways. Probably the biggest is that we both tend to be worriers, particularly […]

Posted in BULQ Unboxed Continue Reading...