Hi Marc, firstly excuse my tone if its slightly brash, just going for clarity here.
I came on board with the promise of a massive list of suppliers available to me, but looks like this is not the case for Oceania. I could dropship internationally but this comes with added risk, not to mention the inconvenience my customers would face waiting weeks instead of days for a shipment?
I don't blame the nature of the local market on you of course, but perhaps it may be wise to point out that most of the suppliers in the directory are targeted at your larger markets? A handfull of dropshipers for all niches combined, fall a bit short of what I was expecting. There was a certain promise of available suppliers at signup, not necessarily accurate for my region however.
In any case I'm not giving up just yet but clearly running a niche in my region is not as easy as say in the U.S.
I may have to get in touch about potential suppliers soon (perhaps my joining fee can be consolidated by your team that way as opposed to the directory), I just need to narrow down my niche first.
Now only to find out how to make that decision without being able to canvass a large group of local suppliers.