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Understanding Wholesale Clearance and Liquidation Sales

Understanding Wholesale Clearance and Liquidation Sales

Dropshippers are primarily middle men; they take on the hassle of the sale to avoid the headache of the inventory by mediating between buyers and manufacturers. As a dropshipper, you're like an electrical wire; the current passes through you from the power plant to the appliance. In the process, some of the juice leaks out. This is your slice of the pie, your cut of the profits. Often, this is smaller than you'd like, but at least you're not tying up any of your own money.

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Understanding Wholesale Clearance and Liquidation Sales

Swiss Army Knives: Monday Market of the Week

If you found yourself in the middle of nowhere and were granted one wish to have a single item in your pocket, I'm sure that a Swiss army knife would be at the top of the list. That's why Swiss army knives are the chosen pick for this Monday Market of the Week. Continue reading

3 Quick Ways to Determine Market Demand for Wholesale Apparel

Choosing what to sell is always a conundrum for dropshippers because there are so many choices out there. Even when you've narrowed it down to a single category, there's still the problem of which specific products you will include in your listings. Clothing is one of the top selling categories of products online, but wholesale apparel distributors will give you a large list of branded and unbranded lines that you have to filter through. When done right, reselling wholesale clothing can... Continue reading

Making Money on eBay the Smart Way

Making money on eBay can be done without spending a dime. Lots of people do it, mostly by rooting through their attics and garages, even refrigerators, to find stuff they don't want or need, and then listing them in the hopes that someone will buy. It's pretty hit-and-miss, but if making money on eBay is just a hobby, it's all good. However, if selling online is something you intend to do for your bread and butter, then this half-assed way of doing it won't provide a happy ending. So how... Continue reading

The Outlook for U.S.-Based Wholesale Clothing Suppliers

Dropshippers are always looking for wholesale clothing suppliers that will provide reliable fulfillment services at the lowest possible costs. This typically means going into business with a Chinese manufacturer or distributor, because this is where the lowest prices are consistently found. Those are the breaks, right? There are, however, more factors to consider when dropshipping clothing made in China than item price. These factors include clothing quality, safety issues, shipping... Continue reading

Why Good Typography Is Essential for E-Commerce Success

Why Good Typography Is Essential for eCommerce Success   Typography is one of the most important and most neglected elements in web design. Simply put, typography is the art of selecting the font that you use on your website, Facebook page, and social media communications.   Entrepreneurs eCommerce store owners need to pay careful attention to typography. There is a lot of research that indicates that the typeface consumers see can have a great deal of influence on their... Continue reading

Why Amazon Free Books is a Clever Way to Boost Book Sales

Today we're digressing from our usual e-commerce and dropshipping subject matter to discuss another great way to make money from the comfort of your own home: self publishing! We've discussed the importance of effective writing in your e-commerce offerings or web content before, but how can you best parlay that penchant for writing into profits? One way is to offer free e-books on Amazon.com. Your e-book offering can be about anything that benefits your business and is relevant to your... Continue reading

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