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Building an Auto Parts Business

December 26th, 2009 Labelle Chevrolet 257 comments
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Building an Auto Parts Business




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When one starts any kind of business he or she needs to think not only about the ramifications and consequences of doing so, but also about the main part of the business plan that he or she will be sticking to. The same goes if you would like to start an auto parts business, and there are many dilemmas and decisions that you may run into along the way that you’ll have to consider and make. However, starting an auto parts business doesn’t have to be that big of a job, especially if one already knows a little bit about the business in the first place. It’s very true that starting up an auto parts business can be a very lucrative business opportunity, but it may be a little difficult if he or she has no experience with cars whatsoever. Nevertheless, here are some important guidelines to remember about starting this type of a business:

#1: Keep a List

This isn’t Christmastime and one should probably check this list over more than twice, but keeping a list of the auto parts that one has in stock in his or her warehouse is absolutely crucial in this type of a business. Many people usually turn to third-party stores that carry the types of auto parts that they need. A few examples of these types of stores are AutoZone, NAPA, as well as various other hardware stores that can be found. You can bet that all of these companies have lists that they started in order to keep track of the auto parts that they’re selling and the ones that they are also stocking. Although it’s not necessary to write this type of a list down by hand, it is definitely worthwhile to keep everything in a database on a computer’s hard drive so that it will always be easily accessible.

#2: Memorize Your Auto Parts

There are also customers who will come in your store from time to time who have no idea what they’re looking for. On the other hand, someone may know the job that they want to do to their car, but won’t have a clue as to what auto parts that they’ll need to get the job done. This is where memorization comes in. You will want to memorize that auto parts that you currently have, but you’ll also want to know which auto parts are required for which types of repair jobs so that you will be more valuable to your customers.

#3: Stock more than just Auto Parts

A third thing that one should take upon themselves to do is to stock more than just auto parts in their business. Even though the majority of the time there will be individuals who will be real quick at choosing the parts that they need, there are always those who will browse the whole store and see what you’ve got for sale. Business owners can

Selling Your Auto Parts on eBay

December 26th, 2009 Labelle Chevrolet 263 comments
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Selling Your Auto Parts on eBay




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There are plenty of ways to get rid of the auto parts that you currently have for one reason or another, but you may consider simply selling them on eBay. There are actually a whole lot of reason that eBay should be used to sell your auto parts and they will be explained in this article. But if you are looking to start an eBay business selling auto parts then you may also be able to pull this off. On the other hand, you may want to start small by selling the parts that you currently have around your house. Nevertheless, this article will explain the full benefits of selling your current auto parts, as well as other auto parts , on eBay or another auction-type website on the World Wide Web.

More Bang for your Buck

Even though the phrase "more bang for your buck" usually relates to purchasing something in a store, the same can be said about selling your auto parts on eBay. There are probably more people who will be willing to pay a higher price, or reasonable price for that matter, on an eBay auction price, than there are individuals who would like to purchase auto parts at high prices in retail stores. So there is definitely a chance that you could profit off of the old auto parts that you currently have by selling them on eBay.

There are some people who contend that the junk yards that can be found will pay more for your auto parts then somebody on eBay will, but that is unlikely to happen altogether. Consider that a person who owns a junk yard will probably pay only $5 or $7 for a muffler, but then a person who is purchasing a muffler on eBay will probably pay $10 to $20. One is able to get about double their money if they decide to sell on eBay or another auction website as opposed to simply selling them at a junk yard.

Easier Process

The whole process of selling your auto parts on eBay is also quite different and a whole lot easier, too. The only thing that needs to be done is to list an auction on the auto parts section of eBay’s website and you’ll have an auction in no time. Furthermore, after someone decides to purchase your listed auto parts then you will automatically be paid, usually through the Paypal service. There is no haggling involved for a higher price, which is usually required when selling auto parts at a junk yard.

Selling Auto Parts on eBay for a Living

There are also individuals throughout the United States and the world who make their living off of selling used or new auto parts on eBay for cheap prices so as to attract customers and to make money. This is also a

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