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How to make contact with suppliers, help!


jakobaavik
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30 Jun 14 11:03:31 am
Hi,

Me and my brother just started the dropshipping business and are about to start contacting suppliers, i was thinking of starting with consumer electronics and just found some dropshipping suppliers in the directory. I am now wondering how do i contact the supplier, what do i ask for? What type of contract do i need to sell their products, can i ask to access their entire stock of products or do i need to specify down to the name of the product?

We need some help guys, would highly appreciate any answers! :)

Thanks,


Jakob & Sebastian Aavik
Norway

jakobaavik
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1 Jul 14 01:58:11 pm
Wow, this forum isn't much of a help at all..


Jakob & Sebastian Aavik
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fudjj
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1 Jul 14 08:41:05 pm
Hi Jakob and Sebastian and welcome to both of you to the forum,

Let me start by saying that we're sorry that you feel that the forum here isn't much help at at all. As the forum manager, I'm personally very proud and protective of the effort that goes into running our forum and the assistance we provide to members through it, so I would of course completely disagree with your assessment.

Now, in regards to your questions.

1. My suggestion is to use phone contact as the best means of dealing with a supplier. Of course that may not always be possible, so email is the next best option.

2. All you have to do is say that you are inquiring about establishing a Dropshipping account with them and inquire as to their terms of trade. Some my well have all that information already displayed on a website, so certainly best to see what you can find out about them before contacting them.

3. Suppliers will give you complete access to sell all their products once you have an account with them. Just be aware that some suppliers will require an account fee for new account owners, other charge a monthly membership and some are completely free, so you really have to work out what the best option for you is.


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carlhanley27023
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4 Jul 14 02:25:15 pm
I feel Like I just got scammed


steinar1
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4 Jul 14 04:56:31 pm
Why do you think you are scammed? This is my second membership fee i have paid. And i do not feel scammed.

They are her to answer the questions we got and give us good advice. It is up to us to succeed.

Steinar


fudjj
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4 Jul 14 06:50:00 pm
Thanks for your support Steinar, we appreciate that.

@ Carl
I would ask the same question as Steiner?


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