Becoming a trader: Starting your side hustle with auctions.

21/03/2023, 10:01


Start your side hustle with online auctions.

Looking for a side hustle as a trader? buying and selling products at auction could be a great route for making extra cash. Auctions are public sales where a vast variety of goods are sold to the highest bidder, and can be accessed online easily from the comfort of your own home.

The main reason for buying and selling at auction is the potential for quick profit. With the right research and understanding of the market, traders can identify undervalued products and sell them at a higher price to make a profit. Similarly, buying bulk or pallet lots can lead to a lower cost per unit, resulting in a higher profit margin when sold individually.

With the flexibility and huge variety of the online auction market, a new trader can quickly adapt to changing trends and consumer demands.

Of course, like any not undertaking, there are risks involved with buying at auction. A new trader should always research the products they're investing in and have a good understanding of their market of choice to avoid losses. And as all items sold are “sold as seen" at auctions a trader should make sure they are happy with the product before committing to bidding.

Making a decision to buy and sell products at auction can be a a great move for people looking to start a flexible and profitable side hustle quickly and easily. With the convenience of online auctions, it can easily fit into a busy schedule and provide a source of extra income. With a bit of careful research and strategy, traders can turn their side hustle into a successful investment venture.

Here at Simon Charles, we sell over 10,000 products weekly in categories such as fashion, jewellery, furniture, upholstery, appliances, electronics and tech, audio, phones, household, gaming, toys, nursery, DIY, and crafts. We also offer commercial and industrial products for catering, tools and machinery.

Become a trader and start your side hustle today.