Doba Review - Is Doba worth joining?

Doba has gained some great reviews on the web as a sourcing directory specializing in drop shippers. But does the reality live up to the hype? I decided to find out and keep you from risking the time and money involved in discovering for yourself. Here's what I found…

What is Doba?

Doba acts as a middleman, connecting drop shipping companies with aspiring retailers. It also provides you with the technology to list and sell items from a dropshippers' warehouse.

When you want to sell goods online, but you don’t want a household or even warehouse full of packages and products that need to be shipped out, they turn to drop shipping. The problem occurs when you try to find trustworthy drop shippers with profitable goods to sell.

This is where sites like Doba come in. Doba claims to offer an impressive 2+ million products to choose from, all of which you can drop ship. 

In this review, you’ll find:

  • A full walkthrough of how Doba works

  • The pros and cons of Doba

  • A collection of other marketers' experiences and opinions about Doba, compiled from online communities and forums

  • An outline of whom Doba is best suited to

  • Advice for using Doba for those who decide to go ahead

How Does it Work?

Find products, build inventories, and add product information to your selling platform.

You’ll start by finding products and suppliers. You’ll then be able to build your own inventory lists, export data about your products, keep track of your orders, and learn about the best practices for finding and selling products. 

1. Finding Products and Suppliers

There are 3 different ways to browse potential products and suppliers on the Doba site:

1.) There’s the product feed, with featured products at the top.

Doba Featured Products

In this product feed area, you can filter by category to find matching products.

2.) You can view a list of suppliers alphabetically, and then click on one for more information.

Doba Suppliers

3.) Or, most likely, you’ll browse using the Doba catalog.

The left-hand sidebar allows you to search directly, or filter products by category, supplier, brand, price range, shipping filters, and/or quantity.

Doba Catalog

You can then prioritize what comes first in the results from the dropdown box next to “sort by.” This gives you a lot of opportunities to customize your search. 

2. Keeping an Inventory

Something else Doba allows you to do is build your own inventory of products that are of interest to you. When you first arrive on the site, there’s a tutorial video to walk you through it: 

inventory tutorial

It’s kind of like building your own custom catalog from the larger catalog so it’s easier for you to save and revisit product options.

I’ve created an example one for you to see, with a small selection of phone products:

You can then upload the inventories to your online store later on. 

3. Exporting Your Data

Doba allows you to export product information into various formats. Once again, there’s a little tutorial video showing you how to do it. 

data export tutorial

If you export the data to a spreadsheet, you can compare information in the columns easily and directly. 

There are also a lot of third-party formats, so that you can easily upload product information to sites such as Amazon or eBay to expand your business opportunities. 

data export third party formats

4. Keeping Track of Orders

There’s also a neat little area for keeping track of the details of your orders, including the order status, dates, suppliers, buyers, locations and amounts. 

Doba Orders

5. Learning the Best Practices for Finding and Selling Products

The last section I’ll cover is the “Education” tab. Doba provides a small series of free lessons on the main aspects of dropshipping, such as choosing your market niche or competing on price. 

These are designed to help you get your head around what’s a good idea, and what you should run from as you go through the motions. 

Doba Education

Pros and Cons

Doba is attractive, very easy to use, and efficient, but it’s not the lowest-cost option and there are a number of unhappy reviews online. 

Here’s the nitty gritty of the pros and cons of Doba. 


1. The website is easy to understand and navigate

It’s not hard to find your way around. Doba has worked to make itself extremely user-friendly. There are a variety of methods for discovering products and filtering search results. It doesn’t matter whether you’re looking for general suppliers or specific products, you can filter the searches to suit your requirements.

2. It provides helpful educational resources for dropshipping

Doba provides a wide variety of resources. Without signing up, you can access free resources such as the blog, as well as business guides, a list of suggested business tools, infographics, and white papers. 

If you sign up for an account, you can also access the lessons we've already shown you, about how to export data to various formats and more.

3. It’s easy to customize your own inventories for quick reference

When you go away and come back, you haven’t lost your organized lists of products. They’re easy to review at a glance, or export for further use.

4. The integration between Doba and 100+ Shopping Carts makes uploading product info much faster and easier

Taking product details and manually adding them to your listings can be time-consuming. Doba’s biggest strength is this integration, bridging the gap to make the process faster and easier for you. 

5. You get low inventory notifications as a precaution against overselling

If a supplier updates their account to show low stock, Doba will notify you so you can keep an eye out and avoid selling more than is available. Of course, this is dependent upon suppliers keeping their information up to date.


1. Membership isn’t cheap

At the time of this review, a Doba membership will run you $59.95 to $89.95 per month for depending on which subscription plan you choose. 

Doba is certainly not the cheapest option, so you'll have to be more aggressive about earning that money back than you would with other, less-expensive services. 

The site does have a money-back guarantee, but you have to prove that you’ve put in enough effort before you’ll be eligible. 

2. The products are expensive and difficult to compete with on major platforms

Doba claims to have the lowest drop ship prices for its products and even has a guarantee to go with that, but it’s still difficult to find products on the site with prices that can compete on eBay or Amazon.

I’ve taken a look at the top 3 “hot products” shown on the site at this time, and they couldn’t compete on Amazon. Only one of them is cheaper on Doba than it is to buy straight from Amazon, and the difference wasn’t much. 

This 4-piece lithium-ion combo kit, for example, is $371 wholesale on Doba, but only $319 on Amazon. 

combo kit price comparison

This doesn’t mean that it’s impossible to sell products from Doba. It just means that you have to be savvy about where you list these products, and avoid trying to compete with the major sites. More on this below under, “How to Succeed if You Choose Doba.”

3. The general across-the-board online opinion of Doba isn’t favorable

To broaden my view of Doba, I looked into what other people were saying about it, and I have to say that there were a lot more negative opinions than there were good ones.

So what exactly are people saying? I’ll cover my findings more thoroughly for you in the next section.

What are Everyday Marketers Saying about Doba? 

While the general consensus on forums appears to be negative, some claim the know-how of succeeding with Doba.

After reviewing all of the opinions I’ve found on various forums and online communities, I’ve extracted what I believe to be the main consensus made about Doba. 

General Opinion #1: Doba prices are too high, which makes it difficult to compete with prices on eBay or Amazon, or to make a profit.

A comment by a user named “real-business” sums up the issue on the eBay community. They said, “So far and not so good. I have been looking through the DOBA catalogs now for some time and cannot find anything that is selling for more on eBay than it is through them.” And that was years ago. Combined with the more recent reviews saying a similar thing, it’s clear this is a long-running problem.

Another example is a comment on the Warrior Forum: “I tried Doba last year and there was no margin for profit there.”

Finally, and more recently, people on Doba's Facebook page have left similar comments:

Facebook Doba Opinions

General Opinion #2: Customer service is lacking.

I’ve seen a variety of complaints about Doba’s customer service on various forums.

Here’s an example, once again on Facebook, where Chantale is complaining on Doba’s company page that she’s had trouble:

Doba Customer service Facebook review

People complain on Facebook; it’s unavoidable. Any business will face this occasionally. The concerning thing is that the comment was made a month before I found it, and no one from Doba had replied to her. That, paired with all the other accounts I found of similar experiences, create a bigger picture. 

Update: Further examples of this have since appeared in the comments below this post. For example, this comment from Sharon, “...their customer service is horrible. I was supposed to receive an orientation phone call as part of my account subscription and never did. Then they charged me for a full subscription 1 day before my supposedly 'free' trial was supposed to end. When I contacted them about the early charge, they refused to reverse it and the rep gave me a FAKE email address to get in touch with the management team.”

General Opinion #3: Many have claimed that they’ve been charged during the free trial period, and that it’s extremely difficult to cancel.

Firstly, we have the “too difficult to cancel” complaint, as is mentioned by the user Importexport on the Warrior Forum:

warrior forum doba

Then there are the many people who have written below about being charged before the trial period was over. Cora from the comments below claims, “Free trial means we'll charge your credit card. Won't refund the money either. Will have to dispute through the credit card company. Sales staff will not let you know the only way to cancel the trial (have to call one number which doesn't get answered - there is no way to cancel by email, through your account, nor through the sales person you speak to).”

General Opinion #4: People can make money with Doba if they’re prepared to work for it. Those who complain that it’s impossible haven’t put in the work.

So far the opinions I’ve found have been rather unpleasant, it’s true, but it’s not all bad. I have found the occasional posts along the lines of the following… 

This one is from John in the comments section of a Doba review

doba review

And there are one or two posts below too, such as this one by Travis:

comments about Doba

Related: How to Make Money Dropshipping on eBay (the Smart Way) 

So Who is Doba for?

Doba is probably best for you if you’re a marketer who is experience-rich but time-poor. 

Basically, you need to be aware of the work and effort required to make a profit with dropshipping, especially considering the competitive pricing online. 

If you want to sell via the big sites, such as Amazon and eBay, you’ll be battling prices that are more than likely impossible to beat. 

If you don’t have a lot of confidence or experience with dropshipping, launching straight into a company with a high membership fee and prices that can’t compete in major marketplaces is quite a risk.

In saying that, Doba’s strengths are in its usability, the ease of exporting product information, and time-saving integration with Shopping Carts.

If you have the experience to sell items at a higher price, via your own website for example, and you’re confident that you could make enough from these products to make a decent profit, then Doba would be a time-saver option for you.

What do I do now?

You have a couple of main options from here: You can decide to tackle Doba and try your luck at making a profit with the site, or you can look for an alternative. 

How to Succeed if You Choose Doba

If you decide to go ahead and try Doba, then you’ll need to be diligent about hunting for products with a profit margin that will be worth your time. This is something that needs to be done with any site, but as some products can be found cheaper on Amazon and eBay than they can on Doba, you’ll have to be extra careful with your filtering. 

The secret to using Doba well is to use it as a stepping stone, rather than pinning all your hopes on it for the long term. Either work on developing good relationships with several of the suppliers you have found (until you get to the point where you can bargain for better prices), or use the knowledge and confidence you have gained from dealing with these suppliers to branch off on your own.

You’ll also be better off if you build your own online store, as trying to slug it out directly on Amazon or eBay will simply be too difficult, especially if you’re relatively new. 

Despite Doba’s very tempting offer of allowing you to pay for goods only after you sell them, I recommend purchasing your items in bulk before you list them, or least keeping an emergency supply. Occasionally there are unavoidable hiccups with dropshipping, and it can be very embarrassing when a customer has purchased an item, but the dropshipper is out of stock. Let me be very clear that this is not a problem isolated to Doba: All drop shippers can suddenly run out of stock without warning, leaving you in the lurch unless you take precautions.

Although the price is steeper than other directories, members who know what to expect have found good value here.

What to Do if You Don’t Choose Doba

If you decide that Doba doesn’t sound like it’s for you, you can start searching for other directories online. 

As with anything, read their reviews, you can read SaleHoo reviews or any other dropshipping suppliers' reviews online and see what people are saying, read between the lines, take everything with a pinch of salt and you’ll find your way to the best option for you. 

Look out for alternatives that have a lower membership fee, for example, but don’t skimp on customer service or profit margins. 

Alternatively, if you find yourself worried by the negative reviews about dropshipping, you could consider shifting your focus to wholesale selling. While some of the issues people have are specifically about Doba (such as customer service issues or the cost of their membership), some of them are common problems for dropshipping in general. 

When you invest your time, money, and online reputation in dropshipping, you’re putting a lot of your credibility and reputation into the hands of the dropshippers. The main issues revolve around receiving orders when suppliers have run out of stock, or the smaller profit margins compared to buying in bulk upfront. You can read more about the pros and cons of dropshipping here to get a bigger picture. 

For some, these problems and risks are worth the benefits of dropshipping, and that might very well be you. But if you’re the kind of person who would like more control over the overall process, more confidence in your ability to deliver what you list online, and the lower cost of bulk buying, you might want to look into wholesale selling

Related: Reviews of SaleHoo


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Mo on 22:52 25 Sep
Doba is shit - paid $690 for the package and paid subscriptions on Amazon, eBay, Sears. Wasted a shit load of money on this only to find Doba's prices are complete shit - you can purchase products on Amazon cheaper than you can on Doba. When somehow you do sell on Doba, more often you find the products they have listed are incorrectly listed in stock, so you have to cancel order, damage company reputation. customer service is shit. DO NOT sign up - it's not worth the trouble.
Gricel on 22:33 5 Oct
Thank you for all the comments, you just saved me, not only money but aggravation too.
George on 15:59 12 Oct
Doba is a scam - I signed up and paid the annual membership and posted almost 50 items on eBay and haven't sold anything. The prices Doba charges for their products after you pay eBay's insertion fee, selling fee, paypal fee, dropshipper fee there is no profit to be made, you are working for them. All the items Doba has listed for sell all the other people who were suckered into this are selling the same items as cheap as they can on eBay. Now they offered to setup my own website to push their products, the cheapest web site setup fee is $895.00. They must be smoking some good stuff...
Tony on 13:46 2 Nov
I can't thank for to everyone who have taken his/her time to write in here. I want you to know your contribution is fortunate to those like you and me who try so hard with entrepreneur spirit. I was looking in to sign up and even called the Doba telephone line to schedule an online introduction to their services, then I went to the beautiful wonder of Google and started to do my research and found these valuable comments. Again thanks to all of you for your contributions, they are priceless. These really are eye openers and we should do our home work before we jump on this. I almost bit the bullet and thanks to you guys I did not. I am going to continue and won't give it but sometimes I think is maybe better to get a $1000 on a credit card and do things littler by litter. You buy you ship and make your brand slowly but surely, there will always be something to sell out there. Never give up.
Tony Perez on 13:47 2 Nov
Your website is great and is a great source for entrepreneurs like me and others. Thanks!!!
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Maurice on 19:54 11 Dec
Two months ago I bought a 10,000 product package from Doba and MaxEbiz charged me $2,000.00 for equipment and webpage design. I have not turned a profit since then. They suggest selling on Ebay and Amazon. It is not working out very well at all. Right now I'm paying for the equipment, leasing, and other charges. I am TOTALLY screwed because I signed contracts that sounded so good I just went along for the ride. Now I'm paying dearly without making any money. I will have to payoff the 2,000.00 somehow. My contract is for four years for the equipment that I cannot get out of. Do not join DOBA or MAXEBIZ, They will rip you a new one for sure.
mike on 18:02 6 Jul
MaxEBiz is not associated with Doba. You fell for a scam wth MaxeBiz. Doba provides a very limited amount of their products to most web providers. In turn, theses web providers tell the customers they have many products to sell, when in fact, they are getting the bare minimum from each drop shipper. I am not in favor of Doba here, but I cannot stand stupidity. Doba had nothing to do with your loss of $2,000. You fell for a online website scam. You clearly do not know what dropshipping is, or you did not do your homework.
no for doba on 23:20 22 Jan
I signed up because I was redirected by the other site.Ii am new to all these, because I want to see the company I was targetting to order from. I had to upgrade for 6months. Of course on the free trial, there was nothing on there, otherwise they won't make money because people won't upgrade. When i tried to cancel that membership 3days after, they wouldn't refund me the money so i was tied up to them and i never even used the site once! how ridiculous.
D on 17:24 4 Feb
Thank you! Your comments/input just saved my family a lot of time, money and discouragement!
Ryan on 22:24 8 Feb
DOBA is the biggest scam ever. I went to cancel on the 14th day and they will not refund me. Wasted $60 for nothing. They will not refund my money. Scam artists / damn joke of a business. Thanks for stealing from me.
KIANA on 4:09 16 Feb
WOW..I have been trying to start my own business for a couple of years now. I was online looking for wholesale copmanies so I can purchase produce and resale it. I came accross Doba and thought my prayers have been answered. But I make sure I do my research before I dive into something. I am so glad I have read everyone post on this company. I will continue to search for a profitable business of my own
Brandon on 0:43 19 Mar
I have had great success with Doba and recommend it to anyone. Ha, I think some of the comments on here are funny though like Ryan's and George's. You cant expect to make money by only posting 50 things. That would be a "Get rich quick" kinda thing if it worked that way, which it isnt. As for people who are charged after the trial, its because they are too stupid to remember to cancel if they are not interested. I highly recommend Doba to anyone, as long as they don't think they can get rich without work.
Rachel on 18:39 14 Mar
I am still in the trial, but after reading the comments, I am concerned about the company. Do you sell on ebay? Do you pay cash for your products? Do you only buy from the wholesalers? How do you make it work?I understand their prices cna be high.
Mary on 8:23 13 Aug
how many iteams did you sell, please?!
Ryan on 5:07 10 Apr
Looked for dvds and blu rays on doba to sell on ebay, the "wholesale" prices of these are more then best buy. How do you make money reselling on ebay when the amount charged is more then the price at any local store. $60 for boardwalk empire first season, less then $40 at best buy. I have yet to find one good deal on this site.
Maxter on 0:04 16 May
Doba has no customer service, and therefor will kill your business in the long term. I've been with Doba for some time but had to drop them, i had 20% of the time where they would cancel orders on you or just not replying or help you when an order was received damaged. Many suppliers there are scams and would send the wrong stuff, but the bottom line fact that Doba has no customer service will always keep you in the dark and many customers upset at you.
Akshay teli on 11:14 20 Nov
I would have read this page before signing up.. please do not waste your..valuable time, money,etc
Diane on 1:10 29 Nov
DO NOT WASTE your money or time with Doba. Total ripoff. They charge $400 to $900 every year for a membership to access their directory. You won't make any money to even pay for the membership. You can't compete as their products are expensive because they add their own margin. Products are NOT wholesale as they claim. Go directly to the distributor or the wholesaler to get a better price.
Anna on 14:04 20 Feb
I read a lot of bad reviews about I'm sure things are not quite good. I suggest you to research very carefully before choosing a program. I'm using and they are very professional. They require No upfront expenses or signup fees. Plus, they take care of the shipping.
Wesley Araujo on 18:48 26 Mar
DOBA is a Fraud. I did the "free trail" and they charged the first month. I contact the customer services and were so rude and I did not get my money back. Stay away of DOBA.
Andy from Canada on 13:43 3 Jun
DOBA found us at the Hardware Show .I checked the Web site but could not see the catalogue without applying for a free trial .I was told I had 30 days free.. Once realizing that our products Don't suit DOBA I cancelled my Free subscription by email .I was then told I had to call customer service to cancel .I waited 40 minutes on hold and finally was told it was only 7 days and tough luck as they charged my credit card already .IT IS A SCAM!!!
Enrique Sueyoshi on 19:57 18 Jul
Travis on 20:49 10 Sep
There are so many fibs in here it is ridiculous. The problem is you guys are looking to get rich fast with little work. Newsflash, its not gonna happen. I have been with Doba for over 3 years and I profit almost $40,000 per year. You just have to know how to do it right. On there website, it states in plain english about everything you all are complaining about. You cannot be successful with Doba, or any dropship company for that matter, if you do not know the niches of online selling.
Loannie on 19:51 10 Oct
I thought I would read the reviews before signing up for the free trial, I guess it's not worth the try. Thanks everyone for your posts. Saved me time and money, wonder what the originated blogger Alice Moore thought about the reviews since she thought very highly of Doba.
Sarah on 21:01 26 Oct
Like everyone else here I agree this place is nothing but a scam!! My brother signed up when he was ill to try to make some money from home and all he did was lose money. I took it over and tried for him and did nothing but waste my time and money (on listing fees). There customer service sucks as well. I did have an item sell (would have made a whole 14 cents profit) and it got stuck in their queue. When I called about it they said I had to wait another day before they would do anything. Called the next day and they sent an email off to some dept but the item is still in queue. After a week I just had to eat the cost and refund the buyer. Glad it was a cheap item. Now I have a bad mark though on my Ebay store and before them I had none. PLEASE STAY AWAY!!!
Ross Hackshaw on 1:26 1 Nov
You should use as an alternative for dropshipping some products. They're smaller but the prices are pretty good.
mommy-time on 21:44 30 Dec
I joined Doba for the free trial just so I could see their products. After I was able to look at everything I was very disappointed. The products looked like something that a dollar store would sell, the items were priced very high too. I joined because I wanted to open my own store on Amazon, and Doba said that I could drop ship on Amazon. Once I joined Amazon and got my web site ready, I couldn't get any products to load. I emailed Amazon tech support and asked them why and they said that it is because you CAN NOT drop ship on Amazon at all, unless you have an FBA store, even then it's your own stock and Amazon is just holding it for you in their warehouse. I'm not sure if this counts as false advertising or not but I canceled my membership right away( I did have to call every day for two weeks to get a human and not an answering machine though). Salehoo is so much better. I now have my website, suppliers and wonderful tech support! is also wonderful!
Shane on 16:41 13 Feb
Thank you Everyone. I was looking into it and was going to sign today. Now Good Bye Doba. They seem like scammers.
Cora on 15:31 25 Feb
Rip off! Don't do it. Free trial means we'll charge your credit card. Won't refund the money either. Will have to dispute through the credit card company. Sales staff will not let you know the only way to cancel the trial (have to call one number which doesn't get answered - there is no way to cancel by email, through your account, nor through the sales person you speak to). Prices are over priced and the time wasted going through all the junk is not worth it!
Sharon on 17:30 17 Mar
This company is a rip off and a scam. Product prices are way too high to make a profit, their vendor processing times are ridiculously long, and their customer service is horrible. I was supposed to receive an orientation phone call as part of my account subscription and never did. Then they charged me for a full subscription 1 day before my supposedly "free" trial was supposed to end. When I contacted them about the early charge, they refused to reverse it and the rep gave me a FAKE email address to get in touch with the management team. Don't waste your time and money with this company and their horrible business practices.
Jim T on 15:36 6 Apr
Doba is a total scam. I ran a test on several thousands of items offered by Doba and found only 4 or 5 products that could have potentially made me any money. I've attempted to call twice to cancel my account and BOTH times I waited for over an hour only to have the call eventually disconnected. 100% rip-off.
Lana Thalasinos on 21:18 29 Apr
I checked website for the internet business (drop shipping) and I saw your logo there (BBB) .. I signed to see what prices they offering for the wholesale. I signed and gave them my credit card. I checked a few items and understood that it is impossible to make money with what they offer. I wrote email right away in few hours stating that I would like to be cancel and DO NOT charge my credit card. I received email back, what is your retailer ID. I wrote back my ID they gave me. Then I received email on the subject it stated - YOU request has been solved.
I was happy with outcome, until I got my charges on my credit card - $59.95.. I called and I was waiting 30 min on the phone and nobody replying, just music playing. I called second time and again music was played 30 min but I was determine to wait. The customer service was HORRIBLE. In very defensive tone right away he started to fight that they don't refund ny email and I should call to cancel. Then I spoke with the manager who also was very defensive and told me no way for refund. He offered me to Make money with them. That is how this company makes money!!! How you BBB can give this company your logo as a Good service?? They dont even have Contact info on website!!! I wrote then in a FEW our after I signed with them. They treat people ABSOLUTELY HORRIBLE!! I cant believe this business exist in US and you BBB back it up. They dont provide any email where I can complain and told me nobody can resolve my problem.
They cant treat people they way they treat me. It is stages company who are just grabbing people money. They wrote in purpose on the subject line -- You request has been solve, so people dont check emails that we have to call and then they charge this money and provide despicable customer service by trying to make you
idiot and offer me that I have to make money with them. Please shut down this company!!
Thank you.
lana on 22:02 30 Apr
I was writing here my review about how scam this company is yesterday. I dont see my review yet here. I wrote complain to BBB of Utah where is company located. Today I received email of apology from them and they refund my money...Ha!! here where you have to write to
refund your money back and simply about your experience, so BBB knows next time to whom give their logo!
Richard Beasley on 20:27 8 Oct
I had to pay 399 dollars to join Doba. As the guy on the phone spoke to me he made it clear if I did not go with this plan I could not use the doba system. So I joined for the reasons stated about. However, I only had three days to figure out the system or I would not be able to ask for a refund under federal law. Nothing was as it was told to me on the phone I saw no laptops nor other things he told me to sell. I was to come up with 300 bundles but when I called and asked how to find these things they had no idea what I was talking abut. The suppliers I was told to use were not there, I had no choice but to get out while the getting was good. If you list and or sell 1000 items you have to pay for them at the moment of sale, they told me PayPal was blocked from sending me the proceeds until I paid doba.
I did lose money, I did lose a real job over it and I hate liars. Oh, something cost more than MSRP, a lot of things did.
Bilal Mustafa on 21:45 9 Oct
I just signed in to DOBA and would like to start trial they ask my credit card. While filling form I rec call from some one he offer me trial for 2 week, but he insist to get Credit card number over the phone call. I refuse and ask to let me submit by website, But he keep insisting If by over phone call you will get double trial, End of I refuse and come to read review about this website. Thanks for review. I am safe not going to sign in.

Sandra Tomich on 5:34 6 Nov
This has been a terrible experience! Every problem I had took forever to get a response IF they even responded at all!! I had placed several support chats or support emails that they NEVER responded to. I looked at my listed support tickets and they closed them without any interaction with me or one which should still be open now they closed (they took my $ and still not showed item as paid) three separate time I have had to open PayPal disputes with them. This is one of the worst companies I have ever dealt with.
Many of their products are very cheap but they charge outrageous prices, they say they don't take a cut of each item they sell but I don't believe it because the cost is so high on some items you could walk into a store and buy them off the shelf for the same $ or cheaper!
Trenna on 23:21 27 Feb
I signed up for a trial before doing a lot of research. The young lady with their customer service department stated I would be assigned an Account Manager and to expect a call within 24-48 hours. I never received that call. I called customer service a couple of times with questions and was assured an Account Manager would call me the next day. Never got the call. Each time I called, I got the impression I was being passed off and was told to go online and do the tutorials vs calling in. Customer service was horrible. Needless to say I kept calling with questions. No Account Manager ever called. Profit margin very small. Did not sell anything during that time. I read the reviews and they were all horrible. 3 days prior to the trial ending, I canceled my trial membership. Glad I did.
josh on 15:48 10 May
Doba does not live up to its hype It is more expensive than amazon and ebay in many ways, I have paid a full year's membership and can't get any returns from it. They are not 24/7 customer service and they are not good for startup online businesses in my opinion. They sent my very first sale as a damaged product and the red tape is too much to return it and get refunded. I just got fed up and resign myself to losing my $499 paid up membership which expires next February. They are not good for me and their customer service sucks.
Jay on 16:20 31 May
I'm so glad I bumped into your article! Just like Trenna, I too signed up for a trial before doing months of research on dropshipping, selling, etc. I found that the "hot products" weren't as hot as you think and not only that, the difference in prices between Doba and Amazon are pretty weak. Doba charges more for their products so it would be very tough to compete with not only Amazon, but the millions of seasoned sellers who can beat those prices hands down. It just wasn't worth it so I cancelled my trial today
Linda on 14:32 8 Jun
doba looks easy when reading up on them. I am doing research before joining.i read all reviews here.and I evan sent email to them for a few answers to my questions.and they were quick at getting back to me. but they did not answer the questions,they went around them. I will not take the change on this doba .does anyone know a good spot to check out in Canada
Melissa Johnson on 15:37 9 Jun
Hi, Linda!

SaleHoo's directory allows you to search for suppliers by region, and the directory will list which country the company is based in. =) Our team will also help you locate specific products if you need!
Thomas KAcey on 22:23 10 Jun
Be very careful about Doba. Margins are SUPER slim 1-3%? I tried them for 3 months and the problems I found was: suplliers don't care (you will get bad feedback from your buyers), $59 dollars per months is insane, and the costumer service they have is very inexperienced. THEY WILL CHARGER YOUR CC AS SOON AS YOU BEING YOUR TRIAL. Don't be fooled guys. It's a scam corporation run by scam artists who are good at doing their job.
tamanna on 11:35 19 Oct
what’s the default or general shipping delivery times from doba suppliers? I need to know the average delivery times.
Melissa Johnson on 4:35 21 Oct
Hi, Tamanna!

I honestly don't know. I imagine it varies quite a lot by supplier -- you'd have to inquire with them personally.
Train Sky on 18:28 15 Dec
These comments are making me laugh. You're thanking people for their insight into Doba on a competitor of Doba's website. If you want a "real" review from a non-bias website here's the link. You're probably getting your insight from an employee of SaleHoo. The cute thing is that SaleHoo is bidding on the keyword - Doba so that you can read this bias blog!
Julia on 16:58 1 Nov
Doba is a complete scam. 1. I signed up for the service and after the representative took the payment, service went downhill from there. Their customer service line would state "you have reached doba, no representatives are available, please leave a message.... the mailbox is full goodbye". This happened all 3 business days since I signed up. If you have a company, please answer the phone. I also sent messages via their online chat. Again no response. Not even a phone call back to me. Sent emails, no replies to me emails.
2. The prices for products within the sales call were much less than what is actually listed as the price online. There is not enough of a wholesale discount through this site to make any margin on the products.
3. I've requested to cancel the service and that the company refunds my payment to me (all within the first 3 business days of sign up. ) Still no progress. Not even an apology for not answering their phones, online chats, or emails.

I do not recommend that anyone use this organization. It is a complete waste of time and money to even try to work with these scammers.
Rose Darbouze on 0:37 9 Feb
Thank you for this great review...i definitely will look for a better option...thanks
Tammy on 2:09 14 May
CON: Doba dropship suppliers do not ship outside of the US. So if you’re from the UK or Australian based it’s fairly useless.

PRO: Good quality genuine products, not cheap Chinese rubbish.

Sean on 23:11 22 May
Please save your money and do not use Doba. Needless to say, their customer service is ridiculous. Their data is totally inaccurate and they do NOT live up to what they say at all.
I have not put out one negative comment about a company but my experience with them has caused motivated me enough to warn others not to use their services at all. Save your money and your time by choosing someone....anyone else. Sean
Camille Garcia on 20:00 15 Apr
DOBA is a scam. I signed up about a year ago with an auto renew and though I've not purchase one item through DOBA they still auto renewed at $1999. I told them I would expect at least a monthly update on their products which would have alerted me to being a customer. Instead, they send me an email after my renewal and then said that the contract I signed was for automatic renewal and no refunds available.
Bad customer service. No follow up. No training. Nothing. Run!!!
Rhea Bontol on 4:20 25 Apr
Hi Camille! Sorry to hear about your experience with Doba. Normally for accounts set to auto-renew, an email reminder is expected weeks prior to renewal. It's just sad Doba doesn't offer refunds as stated on their site.
ononymous on 13:45 31 May
I tried to start my subscription on Doba but it failed, so I forgot and found some other website and today they charged my account 60$ without any reasons this is disgusting when u try to reach them they reply they cant refund! I have been with so many dropshipping websites and this is the worst case!
Kayla on 6:56 11 Jun
I must agree with all most all of you!! I also got suckered with a two year contract. Their salesman is a fast talker and reassured me they were the best with a 1/2 million of products in house. I have searched and searched and have found nothing to profit from and what I have listed from them has not sold either.
It doesn't do any good to ask questions, their support does suck!!!!! The more I think about this, I do believe I will turn them in to the BBB, because this is a company full of scams.
Aleksei Dolgov on 13:41 14 Jun
An honest review from a direct competitor, well done!
Pratik on 12:54 23 May
Don't use doba fake site.
They have give us free trail but we are unable to login during free trail and after 30 days free trail they charged our card and when we contact to support not response from them.

Dear blogger, I appreciate your effort for writing this article but me & many more don't have great experience with Doba
it's not good they are just take money from there customer nothing else.


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