Barcode Booty

Barcode Booty

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by Steve Weber
     
 
Learn how to use your cellphone as a treasure detector, and find items to resell at big profits. Find out which apps are the best, and how to use them.

Check prices instantly, and know your potential profits before risking a dime. Learn to resell on eBay and Amazon, and rake in the profits.

Find bargain inventory virtually anywhere--yard sales,

Overview

Learn how to use your cellphone as a treasure detector, and find items to resell at big profits. Find out which apps are the best, and how to use them.

Check prices instantly, and know your potential profits before risking a dime. Learn to resell on eBay and Amazon, and rake in the profits.

Find bargain inventory virtually anywhere--yard sales, retail stores, outlet malls, warehouse clubs, wholesale dealers, bargain basements, and online bulk suppliers. Learn to specialize in books, videos, games, toys, electronics, grocery, fashion, health and beauty, auto parts, niche regional products--or take them all!

Many books promise to teach you how to start an online business. Look closely, though, and you'll see that very few are written by someone who's really done it. Author Steve Weber has been a full-time, five-star seller on Amazon.com and eBay for 10 years!

* Feed your e-commerce business with a continual stream of hot products.
* Learn how to leverage the "Long Tail" of retail for low-risk, high-return profits.
* Uncover niche products online shoppers want to buy.
* Diversify your product line.
* Learn to minimize sales taxes and write off the business use of your home office and car.
* Find new and hard-to-find products from real wholesalers.
* Know exactly how much potential inventory is worth, and how quickly it sells.
* Get dirt-cheap warehouse space.
* Get the best product research tools available for your phone.
* Outsource your fulfillment and customer service tasks.
* Benefit from advice from the most experienced, profitable online sellers.

The Internet Gold Rush is just getting started. In this insider's guide to online selling, you'll learn the secrets to profitable trading. You can profit from price differences in local and global markets. This book teaches you how, every step of the way.
From the Author
1 ~ INTRODUCTION
Getting started | But this sounds too good to be true

2 ~ USE YOUR PHONE AS A TREASURE DETECTOR
A whole lotta scannin' going on | Buy upside-down for profits | Pic2Shop | RedLaser | Amazon Price Check | Snaptell | Google Goggles | Getting started with Google Goggles | Google Shopper | Bakodo | Half.com app | Campus Books

3 ~ AVOID SCOUTING-APP MINEFIELDS
Beware of generic, store brands | Troubleshooting barcodes and more | Troubleshooting your app | Seller profile

4 ~ FIND GOLD AMID CREATIVE DESTRUCTION
Supercharge your shopping | Find new books | Sidestep food allergies | Bargain down prices | Juice your grocery shopping | Seller profile: Andrew Rigney

5 ~ PROFIT WITH RETAIL ARBITRAGE
An aversion to haggling | How to profit from retail arbitrage | Slickdeals.net | DealCatcher | eBay | Craigslist.com | Local sales and coupons

6 ~ USE ADVANCED SCOUTING APPS & SERVICES
Amazon Sales Rank | Scan your choices | iBookSeller | Treasure Tester | ScoutPal | MediaScouter | FBAScout | A last word on scanning | Taking your business beyond time and space limits

7 ~ STAKE OUT THE BEST SALES PLATFORM
eBay.com | Half.com | Bonanza.com | Buy.com | Facebook | Barnes & Noble | ABEbooks.com | Alibris.com | Craiglist.com | Seller profile: Sue Johnson

8 ~ OUTSOURCE YOUR FULFILLMENT | Fulfillment by Amazon | Costs of FBA vs. self-fulfillment | Basic fulfillment | Competitive advantages of FBA | FBA disadvantages

9 ~ USE AUTO-REPRICING AND LISTING TOOLS
Listtee.com | RepriceIt.com | Aman for Amazon Sellers | Online postage | Heavy-duty services for mega-sellers

10 ~ DIG UP LONG-TAIL INVENTORY LOCALLY
Supermarkets | Off-price retailers | Wholesale clubs | Library sales | Estate sales | Thrift shops | Used bookstores | Local retailers | Storage unit auctions | Bankruptcy sales

11 ~ MINE BARGAIN INVENTORY ONLINE | Craigslist.com | Liquidation.com | Salehoo.com | Alibaba.com | eBay | Woot.com | Yugster.com | Groupon.com | Overstock.com | SmartBargains.com | JacobsTrading.com | FatWallet.com | Milo.com

12 ~ SCORE WHOLESALE BOOKS, VIDEOS & TOYS
Bookazine Overstock LLC | American Book Company | Bargain Books Wholesale | Book Depot | Bradley's Book Clearance | Daedalus Books | East Tennessee Trade Group | Fairmount Books Inc. | Great Jones Books | J R Trading Company | Marketing Resource | Reader's World USA Ltd. | S & L Sales Company Inc. | Tartan Book Sales | Warehouse Books Inc. | World Publications, Inc.

13 ~ RAID OUTLET STORES FOR RESALE PROFITS
Hassles for resellers of brand-name goods | Insider tips for outlet store shopping

14 ~ KEEP YOUR BUSINESS LEGAL
Sole proprietorship | Partnership | Corporation | Limited liability company | Local ordinances | Sales taxes | Income taxes | Supporting documents | Reporting by online marketplaces | Business use of your home | Insurance | Bookkeeping | Hiring employees

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781936560066
Publisher:
Weber Books
Publication date:
04/25/2011
Pages:
156
Sales rank:
1,339,251
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.36(d)

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Barcode Booty: How I found and sold $2 million of 'junk' on eBay and Amazon, And you can, too, using your phone 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
BBkShop More than 1 year ago
Yet another fine book by Steve Weber. It's great to have some extra money-making sources like this in this time of need.