10 Tips For Starting A Successful Sneaker Reseller Business

Want to start your own sneaker reseller business? Here are 10 tips you should know.

We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for starting a sneaker reseller business:

#1: Chris Casseday, founder of 513 Kicks:

We chatted with with Chris, founder of 513 Kicks ($5K/month). In our interview, Chris says:

I strongly encourage all entrepreneurs to set yearly goals and then break them down into quarterly goals. These goals could be tied to anything - activity, revenue, profit, networking, and so much more.

Additionally:

We’re all going through similar experiences and face the same challenges that arise when scaling a business.

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#2: Chris Casseday, founder of 513 Kicks:

We chatted with with Chris, founder of 513 Kicks ($5K/month). In our interview, Chris says:

Do not let someone else determine your success. It can be easy to look at similar businesses and make assumptions that they are better than yours, causing you to get discouraged.

Additionally:

You must have a passion for growing your business, whatever it might be - selling sneakers, providing services, etc. The honeymoon phase can wear off quickly and that is when some people throw in the towel.

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#3: Chris Casseday, founder of 513 Kicks:

We chatted with with Chris, founder of 513 Kicks ($5K/month). In our interview, Chris says:

If creating a successful business is a core passion then this will help push you through the hard times and help you reach your goals.

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#4: Casey Woodard, founder of KickFlips:

We chatted with with Casey, founder of KickFlips ($4K/month). In our interview, Casey says:

If there’s a single tip I have for anyone looking to start or grow a business, it is to get involved in a community of successful entrepreneurs.

Additionally:

It’s better to get paid for your brains than your time.

Further:

After all, 1,000 true fans is better than 10,000 passive customers.

Also:

I’m a big believer that being a time billionaire is better than being a money billionaire.

Additionally:

Next time you're considering putting off that cold email or skipping a workout, throw $200 on the line. Do you really want to spend $200 to not improve your business or health?

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