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hi jimmy i am a new member and i look all over your site for 9 hours and i can not fine a product that sell on ebay so could you help me i am thinking i may a mistake jointed your salehoo
i am asking for your help in this matter thank you cj


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yes indeed shops-hot made the list of scammers.


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May i suggest everyone send them emails with orders requesting 2 to 3 thousand dollars worth of merchandise. Give them a zip code
and request full cost for the products and shipping.Meanwhile the people who requst 1 item, the scammers will ignore in regards to getting a bigger order.If 10 to 15 people send them bogus orders a day,that should tie them down most of the day.I just requested a order for 10,000 euro.They cant wait until tomorrow for the shipping company to open.
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hi jimmy i am a new member and i look all over your site for 9 hours and i can not fine a product that sell on ebay so could you help me i am thinking i may a mistake jointed your salehoo
i am asking for your help in this matter thank you cj


What sort of products do you want to sell, and where do you want to sell them?


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Hi , i am a new here. Please someone help me or give me ideas what to sell on ebay or other places. l am stuck and dont know what to sell that can give me some profit because i am totaly broke right now. i hope this is the right place to join. l have wasted so much money on other sites. So please help me get started. Thank you


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Need to know who the suppliers/wholesalers are for Jack & Jones clothing


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Hi to everyone,

Also the new girl on the block, and now totally confused as to the way forward.

I live in Spain, and am looking to find quality goods, cheap to sell on markets and car boots.

Any advice would be greatfully received. Mens clothing, ladies etc.

Many thanks

Tracey


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Hi. I'm new here to salehoo and Had a question. I originally planned on looking for a dropshipper, but have decided to buy liquidations instead. My question is as a newcomer to the industry what would be the best venue for me to start selling. I had planned on using ebay however after spending some time reading posts on these forums I'm unsure if that would be the best place for me to start. I'm not at a point where I can afford to lose money. If I lose I'm done. I would appreciate the opinion of someone outside my situation. Thanks.


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Just to advise you I am in the liquidation Business. And we do very well on places like ebay. But If your going into liquidations you need to be able to buy pallets. My companay is the only company that offers samples. But I will tell you or anyone straightforward. There is higher risk when buying small in this business. Generally your best stuff is found on a pallet. Your higher quality items are generally your larger items and they tend to bring you more money then many smaller items.

If your in the position where you cannot afford to loose money at all. Then working online is something you may want to reconsider. All ventures have risks associated with loss. Liquidations is the best way to profit because your buying products at such a low percentage of their retail value.

A wholesale item is generally about 85% to 95% of the retail value of a item.
Liquidated items are generally 7% to 15% of the retail value of the item.

That is a massive difference when you consider the cost of purchase for wholesale.

But liquidated merchandise comes in mostly Customer return form so you have variated conditions. You can have items that are perfect but missing manuals to items that are damaged. And each purchase you make is different. You may have one pallet that you can make $2000 in profits and another that you actually loose a few hundred on.

So in order to profit from this industry you have to take a risk. It generally pays off. But what if your new to ebay and have no solid feedback to boost your reputation. If you don't your items may sell for much less because no bidder wants to trust you yet. So it is possible for you to loose money on your first purchases.

Anyways contemplate on what I have said before making any decisions.


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Hello ,
My name is Rick and I'm a new member on Salehoo, with all due respect I found a pair of Gucci sunglasses model # 2712 at a 'wholesale' price of $141.85...then I went to EBay and found the same glasses at a 'Buy Now' price of $99.44...is it possible the so-called 'wholesaler' was a MIDDLEMAN that snuck in as a wholesaler???
...would like some feedback
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Hello ,
My name is Rick and I'm a new member on Salehoo, with all due respect I found a pair of Gucci sunglasses model # 2712 at a 'wholesale' price of $141.85...then I went to EBay and found the same glasses at a 'Buy Now' price of $99.44...is it possible the so-called 'wholesaler' was a MIDDLEMAN that snuck in as a wholesaler???
...would like some feedback
Thank you,
RICK


More than possible Rick, you will find that a lot so it does pay to do your research as you have done.

Of course another possibility is that you were looking at fakes on ebay, but you are not really going to find a wholesaler anywhere, genuine or not, or will be able to provide you a price that will allow you to compete on ebay.

You have to remember that ebay is already set at wholesale price, because wholesalers already use the market place to onsell their merchandise, so wholesale as a general rule just won't cut it on ebay.

You're only chance is to by in the same sort of quantities as the wholesalers are, and then compete against them. Either that, or find yourself a below wholesale sourcing price.

Tuff market mate, but good luck.


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Hai. My name is Ronald. I'm from Malaysia. I'm looking for suppliers in Malaysia who can dropship big & tall jeans, especially interested in levis jeans. Can someone guide on where to find them. Thanks.


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I am new to salehoo but I am finding it difficult to find a supplier from
whom I can purchase Disney dvds from, can someone please help me


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Hi there i am fairly new to Salehoo and I am puzzled by how to get a pic for an auction from one of the distributors. I was interested in a jacket for auction, and i downloaded it to my microsft doc, but am unable to do anything else with it---am I being stupid or what---need some help---thanks appreciate it. Kathy


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hi.. im from australia and looking at a way to purchase stock at discount prices for resale.. most of the stuff on here is dedicated to the US market (not fair).. anythig going for us aussies that chose to sign up

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Hi there i am fairly new to Salehoo and I am puzzled by how to get a pic for an auction from one of the distributors. I was interested in a jacket for auction, and i downloaded it to my microsft doc, but am unable to do anything else with it---am I being stupid or what---need some help---thanks appreciate it. Kathy


What Microsoft application are you using to try and manipulate the image?


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hi.. im from australia and looking at a way to purchase stock at discount prices for resale.. most of the stuff on here is dedicated to the US market (not fair).. anythig going for us aussies that chose to sign up

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What sort of stock are you looking for, and what sort of volume do you intend on buying in?


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What sort of stock are you looking for, and what sort of volume do you intend on buying in?

hi fudjj. thanks for your reply.
i basically have the funds to purchase in large quantities and perhaps the sheer stupidity also lol (i believe that succeeding in business requires a calcualted risk). im not sure what i want to purchase, im up for ideas. i dabble in another business off the internet and now looking for something else to do, and selling on the internet is something that came to mind.

do you think you could help???

cheers
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Hi Carmelina,

Always happy to help where I can, but you sound pretty switched on to me.

Any business has a degree of risk attached to it, and the more you invest, the bigger the risk...however that risk is always balanced by the potential reward of course.

Not really sure what to suggest as far a products go, maybe some other members would have a better idea, but if you have the capitol behind you, then you are in a better position than a lot of members here who are trying to crack a very competitive market with a budget somewhat less than a shoe string.

I would suggest looking at products that you have an interest in, that would mean that you would have product knowledge base that you can build on.

You're already in business, so you will already have the business basics down , and it's easy to see you understand the market well by your volume purchasing plan.

Seems to me that you just need to research some products, then find the supplier.

My advice about sourcing products here in Australia, forget the online directory here, and anywhere else for that matter. Online business business is growing, but it still makes up only a minor percentage of the total business done around the world everyday.

Hit some new year trade shows if you can, there you can get in on the latest products, and make some good solid contacts.

The Yellow Pages is an excellent source for finding product leads, and never be shy to ask retailers who their supplier is, for everyone that won't tell you, two will.

Another tip, never accept the first wholesale price you are given. Once they see the colour of your cash that first price can change dramatically.

Good luck with it, and welcome to the site.


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carmfil
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hey again everyone.. (Hi fudjj...)

just wondering if anyone knows what they mean by the signs that come up stating:

NOW YOU CAN TRADE IN LIQUIDATED STOCK IN THE USA, NO MATTER WHAT COUNTRY YOU LIVE IN!

NO SHIPPING CHARGES, NO CUSTOMS FEES, NO PAPER WORK, NO EFFORT, NO HASSLE!

i would love to know...

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hey again everyone.. (Hi fudjj...)

just wondering if anyone knows what they mean by the signs that come up stating:

NOW YOU CAN TRADE IN LIQUIDATED STOCK IN THE USA, NO MATTER WHAT COUNTRY YOU LIVE IN!

NO SHIPPING CHARGES, NO CUSTOMS FEES, NO PAPER WORK, NO EFFORT, NO HASSLE!

i would love to know...

thanks
carmelina


Hi Carmelina,

That's my signature, just a venture that myself and a couple of other Salehoo members are currently working on to.

I actually hope to be posting some news over the next few days to bring everyone up to speed, so stay tunned.


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Hi, my name is Natalie and I live in Tasmania/Australia. I am very new to Salehoo. I have been wanting to have my own home based business for years and am finally taking some small steps towards that. I have viewed some suppliers which I have saved to 'my favourite suppliers'. I want to sell a bit of everything, obviously things that ARE in high demand and I would like to be able to make enough money to give up my house keeping job and just work from home.

I have been doing some reading and was wondering if any of you busy people would mind explaining to me what dropshipping, liquidation and closeout is? What is VAT? Do I need an ABN #?

I am very new and have never done this before so forgive me if I ask HEAPS of questions initially. I really want to do this, start up money is low at the moment but my want is HUGE!! Please help.

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Hi Nat,

I'm sure there we will be members able to give you plenty of advice, but it would be better if we knew what country you were in so the advice provided can be pointed more effectively to your particular environment.

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Hi Nat,

I'm sure there we will be members able to give you plenty of advice, but it would be better if we knew what country you were in so the advice provided can be pointed more effectively to your particular environment.

Cheers


Hi fudjj,

My country is Australia.

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Hi fudjj,

My country is Australia.

Nat


Sorry Nat, I'm an idiot. I completely missed the Tassie/Australia bit in your first post...lol, please forgive me, multitasking isn't my strong point : (

Actually I'm an X-Tassie boy myself. Just on my way out at the moment, but I'll drop you some opinions later on, however I'm sure by that time some others will be able to give you some pointers to get you thinking.

Btw, welcome to the show!

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Hello to one and all,
My name is Shaughn (Shawn) Harewood, and I'm a new member of salehoo. I trust that I'm doing the correct thing hare - trying to send my first posting.
I'm co-owner of an electronic retail store in Barbados, West Indies.
One of our biggest challenges if finding legitimate wholesale suppliers for our business, especially since 99% of these have to be sourced outside of my country.
Internet business can be pretty tricky, and we have already seen the bad side of it (we got cheated out of funds we sent a 'supplier' for products when we were starting up).
Salehoo was recommended to us by someone who is a member, as a reliable source for finding good, trusted suppliers.
To that end, here goes.
We are looking for wholesale suppliers for Video Games and Accessories, Home and Personal Video and Audio Supplies and Accessories (IPods, cell phones, portable dvd players, digital cameras etc) Computers/Notebooks and Accessories and basically anything which fits into Home & Personal Electronics.
Hope to hear from you!
Shaughn Harewood.


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Hi, my name is Natalie and I live in Tasmania/Australia. I am very new to Salehoo. I have been wanting to have my own home based business for years and am finally taking some small steps towards that. I have viewed some suppliers which I have saved to 'my favourite suppliers'. I want to sell a bit of everything, obviously things that ARE in high demand and I would like to be able to make enough money to give up my house keeping job and just work from home.

I have been doing some reading and was wondering if any of you busy people would mind explaining to me what dropshipping, liquidation and closeout is? What is VAT? Do I need an ABN #?

I am very new and have never done this before so forgive me if I ask HEAPS of questions initially. I really want to do this, start up money is low at the moment but my want is HUGE!! Please help.

Kind Regards
Nat


Hi Nat,

Ok, Lets firstly deal with drop shipping;
It's a process whereby you advertise a product for sale at X dollars, when it sells (if it sells), you receive the money, remove your margin and forward what amounts to the wholesale (buying) price to the supplier, along with the customers shipping details.

The supplier upon receiving your order, and payment, then ships direct to your customer completing the transaction.

Main benefit to you, minimum cash outlay
Several bad points, but I would highlight two, the fact that you are not in control of the transaction, yet if something goes pear shaped, then you are the one left holding the baby!

The other negative is the price, with most drop shipping products offering very little or no return at all. In fact it is quite possible to lose money when selling drop shipping through sites such as ebay, especially if you are paying for listing fees week after week in search of a sale.

Search the forum some and you will find plenty of feed back and opinions on drop shipping, good and bad, so you will be able to form your own opinion.

The terms liquidation, closeouts, salvage and alike, refer to companies in the US (mostly) that deal in this type of merchandise.

Large and small retailers in the US dispose of unwanted stock through this avenue. Things like customer returns, slow moving stock, old stock, damaged stock etc.

It's sold of to liquidators at an inexpensive price to clear valuable shelf space, and then these liquidators on sell to the public in various size loads, from carton sizes through to truck loads. The bigger the load, the cheaper the items, the bigger the margin...at least that's the theory.

Take a look at Link hidden: Login to view, that will tell you a little more on the subject, however accessing the US market from Oz is a very difficult, and an expensive process, so you may decide that its not that relevant to you.

VAT is a European based tax system, UK. It's essentially like out GST, except far more of a rip off : ) It won't concern you, however an ABN might, depending on what products, and from where you source them.

ABN stands for Australian Business Number, and one can be freely obtained through the ATO (Australian Tax Office) if required.

You don't need one to sell on ebay, but some wholesalers, in fact most genuine wholesalers will require one to do business with you.

It's proof that you are a legit trading entity, and can be used to source all products at wholesale prices.

If you do obtain an ABN, then it's smart to run everything as a business, because the TAX department will start asking questions if they don't see any evidence of you using the number, and that can see an audit carried out very quickly!

Just a quick point about trying to sell popular items, don't assume that is the best way to go. Read the forum, you will see lots of varying opinions. Mine is that it is the wrong way to go in most cases, because popular items are saturated on ebay, and every second member is looking to sell the same top 5 items.

You will struggle to even find a legit supplier that can supply you a price that will come close to making you money on ebay.

Keep an open mind about products, sometimes it's the products that are not in the top ten that sellers make most on, because the market is not over supplied and low competition means better chances of sales.

Again, check out the forum, plenty of opinions on that subject, as well as most others.

Good luck with it.


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HHi Fudjj,

Wow, I'v got a bit of reading to do!! Thank you very much for that!!

Cheers
Nat


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I am new at all this dropshipping still trying to figure everything out.My problem is uploading pictures from my dropshipper to my ebay account.If anybody could help me on some info on how to do this it would be much appreciated.Thanks!


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Am a new member on these site and am looking for the way to place my ad..i will like to know can help me out


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Hello,
My name is Maurice but answer a lot to 'Hey You'. I am looking for suppliers of survival foods such as freeze dried food, MRE supplies, etc. I joined Salehoo for this reason but it didn't help, maybe I'm looking in the wrong place. I would like to purchase from Mountain House but I did not find them listed. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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Hi, I have purchased Auction Inspector online. Do I have it emailed to me or posted to me??

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Hi to all

My name is Akis and I am from Cyprus.I am looking for a good Dropshipper who sells electronics and and other electronic appliances. Any good suggestions?


Thanks


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Hi my name is Marilyn I am newbe with hundreds of questions.
I will plough through them over the next few weeks while i am starting up have taken a few courses and set up a web site for affiliate marketing finding the internet jargon a bit daunting but as long as I get the start up right and i can get the products and Google right I will learn as I go, any tips for pushing traffic to my web or to my ebay shop would be helpful. I am from Scotland by the way so not spending too much very important!


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Hi, My name is Barry and i reside in Western Australia,I am very new to Salehoo and like everyone else i am keen to earn some extra money.

I have in the past spent hundreds and hundreds of dollars on empty scams that promise a lot but give you more and more requests to get you to spend more money as you go along.

I dont have a lot of cash left so i am hoping somebody out there can give me some good free advice about which is the best way to start? Is it dropshipping?, selling on e-bay? I have thousands of information products (e-books) and also have my own web site i would appreciate it if somebody can point me in the right direction

Help pleeeese?

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Hi Barry, best advice I could give you would be to get down to your local weekend markets, garage sales, charity shops etc, and buy cheap.

If you buy smart you will spend next to nothing and make more margin on through ebay than any new product you can source, either drop ship or wholesale.

Clothing is always a big mover on ebay, so focusing on brand name items is a good place to start, for example sporting brands like Nike, team wear items relating to national sports and sports from the US and Brittan are also popular.

Seriously, you don't need to invest a truck load of cash to get started, you just have to buy smart.

Good luck with it, and welcome to the site mate.


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Hi jimmy,

Been trying to contact someone now by e-mail for a couple of weeks without success. Could you please chase up an order that i made in Dec 08. Reference Number: 9837770

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hey jimmy im still trying to find my favorite dropshippers no luck so far got me to this page ???


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Hi jimmy,

Been trying to contact someone now by e-mail for a couple of weeks without success. Could you please chase up an order that i made in Dec 08. Reference Number: 9837770

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You are better of sending Jimmy a PM, or contacting him through Link hidden: Login to view if you are inquiring about a purchase from his site Glen. Chances are he won't find your posting in this thread in a hurry.


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hey jimmy im still trying to find my favorite dropshippers no luck so far got me to this page ???


I would actually try to help you out, but to be honest I don't understand what you mean?

Can you clarify it for me please.

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Hi Daniel. If you can find a reputable liquidator in Australia you will be doing a lot better than I have over the past two years. You won't find Aus liquidators on the net. You may be able to find a liquidator by actually ringing retailer headquarters and asking for the asset disposal manager or similar. However, you will need good start-up capital in order for these people to even take your call. They won't sell you a couple of grand's worth of stuff. It's a lot harder in Australia because the competition is not so fierce as it is in the USA. Most retailers' overstocks will first go to outlet stores and what doesn't sell there generally goes to large market sellers. It's a hard slog to get started in liquidation in Australia - but not impossible if you are thorough in your research and determined in your endeavours. Just keep at it if you come up against a brick wall. Persistence will pay in the end. Good luck


Hi Daniel,
Shazza here, also from Australia and also a Newbie with SaleHoo, the only advise i can give you is ' Grays online auctions 'which is an Australian Company and they often auction wholesale products very cheap.i have used them many times and found them to be very good. Hope this helps. all the best with your search.


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Hello all. I am a newbie on Salehoo and I am really anxious to learn all I can. I am currently working by a shoestring and just opened an Ebay store. If anyone has some good advice on a good niche, or any good place to begin, I surely could use it.
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Hi, I recently signed up with Salehoo. I have been reading the forum and have been getting tons of helpful info. My one questions is if I use a drop shipper recommended from this site, do I have to pay any 'sign-up' fees to sell their products?
Thanks

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Hi, I recently signed up with Salehoo. I have been reading the forum and have been getting tons of helpful info. My one questions is if I use a drop shipper recommended from this site, do I have to pay any 'sign-up' fees to sell their products?
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Susie


The drop shippers are independent of Salehoo.

Some have a fee, some don't, you need to search for one that provides the service best suited to your own requirements.


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Any business has a degree of risk attached to it, and the more you invest, the bigger the risk...however that risk is always balanced by the potential reward of course.


Im a bit late on this but Im still waiting for that reward lol. Long hours. Constant stress.Bills Bills Bills.

Ill never give up but Im ready for the reward lol. Maybe this year lol

I think everyone jumps into a buisness wanting to be driving that mercedes by the end of the year. But the truth of the matter is that it takes several years to build a business. Your first few years you make the most mistakes and loose more money then you make sometimes. You will always piss off customers. you will make mistakes on orders or even with purchases you make to improve your business. Ive made my share for sure..

But the key is to not give up. If you still have the ability to stay in it. Dont quit. and eventually you will reap the rewards.


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Hey Guys,

My name is Daniel, I'm new and reside in Australia. I'm asking a fellow ozy to write back with an answer to my question: Where can I find a reputable liquidator in Aus with similar credentials as macy's liquidators? (everything seems to be in the U.S)

Also I'm thinking of drop-shipping, can anyone give me a good referral or tell me how legaly to use a U.S dropshipper? For example; Do I need a U.S Tax id, U.S Incorporation? etc...

Thanks Heaps.
Daniel.

Hi Mate,
This is Gauhar from India.
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Hello. I am new to the drop ship industry. I am looking to start a site with products for a themed kids rooms, sponge bob, cars, dora. evrything from sheets to tv's to lamps. Anybody know of a dropshipper that deals in products I am looking for? HELP


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I just joined Salehoo and I'm totally confused about Myth #5 above. Salehoo seemed like the best way to get into selling on ebay where I could actually earn a small living on ebay. After reading Myth #5 it looks like you're saying I should give up on ebay because it's not worth my time, just a place to sell my old mp3 player and stuff I have laying around. Huh? I don't care if I have to work for hours a day online to make a living, I'm just tired of every option being such a question mark. I've been trying to earn a living online for years, and I feel like I'm always starting over because the last idea went nowhere. I'm not trying to get rich, I just want to pay my bills. Can't I just find something that makes me a $5 profit per sale and sell 10 a day consistently? Too much to ask?


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hi all i am new hear and i am looking fore phone supplier can any one can help me to find some good deal for nokia phones like n96 n85 n93 n95 i cant find it my name is jay my email is Link hidden: Login to view thanks


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Hello my name is Greg i have been looking in DHgate for wholesale prices on ipods and such. Reading the myths i wanted to know if the ipods they have for sale are the real thing, or the black market stuff. Some claim they are originals and some state they are copies. How do you tell with appearance and functionality? What is actually the wholesale cost for these particular items?


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Hello everyone!!! My name is Desiree and am also VERY new to this whole internet selling gig! I bought a few websites from a company called Stores Online a few years ago and have done nothing with them until now.....I am SUCH a slacker! haha I guess you would say that they are Template websites as I have to just pick out the way I want it to look and then follow their guidelines to add all my info to create my completed store. ANYways....I am looking for a dropshipper for adult toys to sell on one of the sites and I found this GREAT looking supplier....SextoyClub.com.......I was wondering if anyone has done business with them and would be willing to share their experiences with me? I checked them out on Google and also on Godaddy.com and found out who owns the site and it SEEMS pretty legit but I am always a bit leary....can anyone help?


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My Name is Jarrod,
and I finally bit the bullet. What I mean is for the last 3 to 4 months Ive been researching and building a website for myself. My chosen ninche i decided is SAFETY Products.I found a supplier from salehoo(Safety-Technology) and formed a pretty good realtionship .On January the 12th I went Live I was officaly in googles search enegine.Since then Ive made pretty much 95% of my sales (about 6)from ebay and two from my website.
I have not paid for any ppc or any other service that costs $$. My main advertiseing comes from my e-Bay listings. I just signed up with atomic mall and I virtually have no competitors for my prodcts! I am getting some free loss leaders and free reports to build my list. I know there are lots of other webites out there, that sell similar items. Im still tryin to figure out how to make my website(Link hidden: Login to view Stand out. I am waiting for my crime reports and loss leaders to come some time in the mail. But those are only temporay ways to get emails for my marketing lists.
I am currently a waiter at a restuarnt so I do not have much liquidity (Oh did I mention Im married too !LOL) Anyways I got some Business cards printed and maybe I should try some real-Life advertisements.? I would like some constructive critism. Anyways I just wanted to introduce my self and get some ideas from some of the vets on here.
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By the way my hande on ebay is:
rocketdropsipper ( i know, I know, but I cant change it now!, I just got 21 dsr)lol


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Hey all. I'm starting to use Salehoo and I read some advice that one of the best items to sell on ebay would be second-hand clothing. Also to use the 'But it now' option to sell them. To start with I'm getting 24 junior sweaters for $5.25 each and was wondering what would be a good recommended price to sell them each for. Thanks in advance and I'm happy to be here.


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Hi mightysage, and welcome to the community.

I think the second hand clothing idea is very solid, but there are some important elements that you will need to have in place to give yourself the best possible chance of making sales.

The most sought after clothing will be brand name gear, including everything from designer to sports brands. Sure, any piece of clothing has a chance, but brand name stuff is at the top of the list.

You also have to source the products cost effectively, and I'm a bit concerned with $5.25 an item, especially that you don't make mention of any branding?

That's around about new price for what you are describing best I can make out.

Some of the best sources for used clothing can be yard sales, weekend markets, thrift shops and the like. You really need to be buying your items as cheap as you can, then you can list cheaply and let the auction run, which will save you in fees.

I wouldn't be starting a garment that I purchased for 5.25 at 099c, especially not in today's economic environment.

Without really knowing what you have or are purchasing with those tops, then it's a bit of a guessing game unfortunately.


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By the way my hande on ebay is:
rocketdropsipper ( i know, I know, but I cant change it now!, I just got 21 dsr)lol


That name is going to lose you more business than make it for you in my opinion mate. More and more shoppers are staying away from anything even remotely resembling drop shipping, and that name is shouting it out from the roof tops!!

If I were your marketing consultant, my first piece of advice....DUMP THE NAME QUICK!

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Hi Fudjj, Thanks so much for the advice. I see what you mean about the price. The brandname is Energie. I know it's not Jones NY or Macys but this is my first try. I certainly appreciate the input and will look out for better brandname merch and costs as I keep going. I appreciate it.


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HI, I AM NEW AT ON LINE SELLING MERCHANDISE, FIRST OF ALL LET ME EXPLAIN, I BOUGHT INTO EBAY AND STARTED SELLING PRODUCTS FROM MY HOME AND I'AM NOT MAKING NO PROFIT AT ALL. AS A MATTER OF FACT I AM LOSSING MONEY ,SOME PRODUCTS I SELL CHEAP THAN WHAT IT IS WORTH, THE PRODUCT I SELL IS ON AUCTIONS, BECAUSE THAT'S WERE THEY TOLD ME TO START OUT AT, AN WHEN I BUILD MY FEEBACK POINTS UP THEN I CAN USE A DROPSHIPPER THIS IS MY PROBLEM ,I FOUND A WHOLESALER AND I PUT 2 OF THERE PIECES OF MERCHANDISE UP ON AUCTION AND NO HITS YET . IS THERE ANOTHER WAY OF DOING THIS, ALSO IF ANY BODY CAN HELP ME I WOULD DEEPLY APPRECIATIVE IT. I AM STUCK PLEASE HELP THANK YOU VERY MUCH I AM SORRY I AM A MEMBER AND SO FAR I LIKE REALLY LIKE THE SALEHOO FORUM


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Hey ppovelite. All I can say is don't give up. No one said it was going to be easy. Live and learn, is all I could say. I have been doing this for about 6 months now. I posted on atomicmall, and ioffer and so far no purchases. But, I am not giving up!! No way it only makes me want it more!!


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Hi, This is a personal request. I queried Search SaleHoo with no luck using 5 different search reqests. Then I went through a dozen USA Websites specializing in this field. I am looking for a battery to a Minolta CamCorder. Model # VBP-500. That is the battery pack. It doesn't have to be a Minolta if another brand will fit. A VBP-501 will work too. It's an extended time and will cost more. Their $39.95 online for the VBP-500. I would like to buy in the US if possible. Thank you for your help. Jeff


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HI, I AM NEW AT ON LINE SELLING MERCHANDISE, FIRST OF ALL LET ME EXPLAIN, I BOUGHT INTO EBAY AND STARTED SELLING PRODUCTS FROM MY HOME AND I'AM NOT MAKING NO PROFIT AT ALL. AS A MATTER OF FACT I AM LOSSING MONEY ,SOME PRODUCTS I SELL CHEAP THAN WHAT IT IS WORTH, THE PRODUCT I SELL IS ON AUCTIONS, BECAUSE THAT'S WERE THEY TOLD ME TO START OUT AT, AN WHEN I BUILD MY FEEBACK POINTS UP THEN I CAN USE A DROPSHIPPER THIS IS MY PROBLEM ,I FOUND A WHOLESALER AND I PUT 2 OF THERE PIECES OF MERCHANDISE UP ON AUCTION AND NO HITS YET . IS THERE ANOTHER WAY OF DOING THIS, ALSO IF ANY BODY CAN HELP ME I WOULD DEEPLY APPRECIATIVE IT. I AM STUCK PLEASE HELP THANK YOU VERY MUCH I AM SORRY I AM A MEMBER AND SO FAR I LIKE REALLY LIKE THE SALEHOO FORUM


I'm guessing when you say that you found a wholesaler and you put two of their pieces up on ebay, you actually mean you found a drop shipper, not a wholesaler!

There could be several issues with your listing, being a drop shipping listing I'm assuming you are using the usual drop ship pics, not a very good idea. Educated buyers can spot those pics as drop ship products from a mile away and will give your listings a wide berth.

What is the copy like for the listings, have you detailed the products or have you just gone with the basic description from the drop shipper?

How competitive is your price, have you researched ebay to see what other products like yours are selling for at the moment?

On top of all that, the economic situation isn't making it easy at the moment, so you may have to factor that in with what you try to sell, and how much you try to sell it for.

My advice, get $50.00, go to a few yard sales and do some bargaining, you'll have plenty of stock that you can afford to list cheaply because it cost you very little to start with, and you'll be a good chance at turning a profit.


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HI, I AM NEW AT ON LINE SELLING MERCHANDISE, FIRST OF ALL LET ME EXPLAIN, I BOUGHT INTO EBAY AND STARTED SELLING PRODUCTS FROM MY HOME AND I'AM NOT MAKING NO PROFIT AT ALL. AS A MATTER OF FACT I AM LOSSING MONEY ,SOME PRODUCTS I SELL CHEAP THAN WHAT IT IS WORTH, THE PRODUCT I SELL IS ON AUCTIONS, BECAUSE THAT'S WERE THEY TOLD ME TO START OUT AT, AN WHEN I BUILD MY FEEBACK POINTS UP THEN I CAN USE A DROPSHIPPER THIS IS MY PROBLEM ,I FOUND A WHOLESALER AND I PUT 2 OF THERE PIECES OF MERCHANDISE UP ON AUCTION AND NO HITS YET . IS THERE ANOTHER WAY OF DOING THIS, ALSO IF ANY BODY CAN HELP ME I WOULD DEEPLY APPRECIATIVE IT. I AM STUCK PLEASE HELP THANK YOU VERY MUCH I AM SORRY I AM A MEMBER AND SO FAR I LIKE REALLY LIKE THE SALEHOO FORUM



This is something that has to change. The auction format is loosing its luster and is a risk in itself these days especially with the economy. I generally list 75% Buy it now and 25% Auction format. And my sales are good. I am not loosing very much money because many of my buy it nows or items with a higher starting bid does sell.

Many people that you may be selling an item for $5.00 are probably willing to pay $45 for that same item. But they may be the only person looking for that item at the time. This can hurt dramatically.

Also for suppliers I suggest you steer clear of dropshippers. There is no money in them. After their markup and fees the buyer is basically paying above retail. No sense in that. Many people are profiting from selling liquidations. And this is where you should concentrate.


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Hi all;

Another newbie here and I would like to start by saying............ Heeeeelp! What I am wondering is if there is anybody close to my area (Laguna, CA) that might want to meet to discuss this and maybe the possibility of a 'joint venture'?? I've found it easier if I have someone partnering with me? If anyone has any suggestions or would be interested, I would be very appreciative.

After reading about all the PPSucks comments, I am now very concerned about using it anymore, but do not know how to go about getting out from under them? I looked at one of the suggested alternative sites, but since I am brand new and do not yet have a store, etc. I am unable to provide a lot of the information that is asked for....

Anyway, I would really appreciate responses to the above. Thanks in advance fellow Salehoo'ers


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Hi
Thank you guys for all the info. I have just joined salehoo and I am overwhelmed by all the infomation out there. The problem I am having is that I am from South Africa and Paypal, Firstdata and google checkout do not deal with South African Banks, therefore i am unable to recieve any money from the sales I have made. I am also unable to open an offshore account. Please could anyone advice me if there is anything I am able to do to solve this problem.

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Hi. I joined Salehoo on the 10th and that night started a Research and analysis lab. I has been going since then and still says pending. Does the analysis lab even work?


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Hi. I joined Salehoo on the 10th and that night started a Research and analysis lab. I has been going since then and still says pending. Does the analysis lab even work?



Im not sure how that thing works but if there is no ebay listings for what you are searching for it may not show up. Or the query you are sending could have improper spelling.


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Hi,
This is really a great source of information. I already started buying the electronics that I never thought I'm going to get for cheaper prices. But I'm unable to find any sources for Red by Marc Ecko' handbags. Can anyone help me, please?

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This is very valuable information I've seen so far, I have joined salehoo for quite long time, but haven't read it yet. I don't if this question should be posted here? does anyone know liquidator information in Canada? thanks in advance.
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Hi All

I'm somewhat of a newbie to the online auctions. Just wanted to introduce myself and I look forward to chatting with you guys soon.

-Erik


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Hi All

I'm somewhat of a newbie to the online auctions. Just wanted to introduce myself and I look forward to chatting with you guys soon.

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I AM FAIRLY NEW TO EBAY AND HO HO !!
I PLACED AN ORDER WITH ONE OF YOUR
APPROVED VENDORS? TWO WEEKS LATER
I RECEIVED SOMETHING THAT WAS NOT EVEN
A GOOD FAKE OF WHAT I ORDERED.
IS THERE ANY I CAN GET MY MONEY BACK.


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Hello Jimmy and other members!

I am a new member to Salehoo and have read your above posting and completley agree with the money being in liquidation. I am glad to read about almost everything in the forum, it is very helpful and the cost of the membership is worth every cent.
But I am a little bit confused after I was reading the above, therefore I hope you could help me and give me some good advices.

First of all I must tell you that I live in Europe. I used to ran a company as a wholesaler of security systems so I have been importing products mainly from US and also from China in more then twenty years so I have some experience from importing.
I sold that company for a long time ago and since 4 years ago I started up selling on e-bay.
I was selling electronics like MP3, cameras etc. and also digital e-books but I could never make any good profit.
To day I am very tired of ebay and I need to find something else to make money at.
I was reading a lot about your advices where you say that ebay is for wholesaler and I agree to that, you recommend to buy from liquidators like yours and I agree to that also but the problem is the high cost of shipping plus 4.6% in duty for the most products except clothes 14% !! and at the top of that 25% in VAT (I’m talking about Sweden now) I guess you agree to me that it’s almost impossible to get any profit out oft that.
It’s very hard to find any liquidators in Europe, I haven’t found anyone yet.
I could also read that you say that drop shipping doesn’t work, maybe you are right again because you don’t have the same control of the products you are selling.
You also recommend signing up for different affiliate programs, do you mean Clickbank or some where else?

I have two ideas now as I hope you could give some good advices so I don’t miss the train again.
1) Make my own e-commerce store but then I have still the problems to find the right product at the right price.

2) I have already signed up as an affiliate at Salehoo and I guess I need to create a landing page before I can start promoting that site.
I know that the most important is to generate traffic to the landing page so I am thinking about to buy Google adwords and pay per click.
Can you recommend any good way to find good affiliates or is Clickbank number one?
It sounds very comfortable to work with affiliate program, no problem with importing, packing shipping etc. But is there really anyone who make good money as an affiliate?
Do you recommend to have more than one program, maybe 5 or 10 at the same time.

If you Jimmy or any other member could give me some good advices I would be more than happy.
Hope to here from you soon.
Thanks
John


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Hello Jimmy and other members!

I am a new member to Salehoo and have read your above posting and completley agree with the money being in liquidation. I am glad to read about almost everything in the forum, it is very helpful and the cost of the membership is worth every cent.
But I am a little bit confused after I was reading the above, therefore I hope you could help me and give me some good advices.

First of all I must tell you that I live in Europe. I used to ran a company as a wholesaler of security systems so I have been importing products mainly from US and also from China in more then twenty years so I have some experience from importing.
I sold that company for a long time ago and since 4 years ago I started up selling on e-bay.
I was selling electronics like MP3, cameras etc. and also digital e-books but I could never make any good profit.
To day I am very tired of ebay and I need to find something else to make money at.
I was reading a lot about your advices where you say that ebay is for wholesaler and I agree to that, you recommend to buy from liquidators like yours and I agree to that also but the problem is the high cost of shipping plus 4.6% in duty for the most products except clothes 14% !! and at the top of that 25% in VAT (I’m talking about Sweden now) I guess you agree to me that it’s almost impossible to get any profit out oft that.
It’s very hard to find any liquidators in Europe, I haven’t found anyone yet.
I could also read that you say that drop shipping doesn’t work, maybe you are right again because you don’t have the same control of the products you are selling.
You also recommend signing up for different affiliate programs, do you mean Clickbank or some where else?

I have two ideas now as I hope you could give some good advices so I don’t miss the train again.
1) Make my own e-commerce store but then I have still the problems to find the right product at the right price.

2) I have already signed up as an affiliate at Salehoo and I guess I need to create a landing page before I can start promoting that site.
I know that the most important is to generate traffic to the landing page so I am thinking about to buy Google adwords and pay per click.
Can you recommend any good way to find good affiliates or is Clickbank number one?
It sounds very comfortable to work with affiliate program, no problem with importing, packing shipping etc. But is there really anyone who make good money as an affiliate?
Do you recommend to have more than one program, maybe 5 or 10 at the same time.

If you Jimmy or any other member could give me some good advices I would be more than happy.
Hope to here from you soon.
Thanks
John


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Hello,

Another Newbie here, Im based in the UK and am currently exploring the Chinese goods market, bit of a minefield to say the least!
Does anyone have any clues on a reliable supplier of non fake electronic goods or clothes suppliers?

Dougie


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Hello Salehoo members!

I am new Salehoo member and I guess much like others I am scratching my head trying to get organized and knowing where to start. I have been a member on ebay since 2007 and I started out selling these sunglasses from one of those hard to find merchandise 'Wholesalers' that I got stuck with product that wasn't selling. I later started to sell some things around the house which I had better luck selling but still wasn't making a profit but rather getting some money back. Back in 2003 I was starving to find a better way to make an income for myself rather than working dead end jobs and so I got 'blinded' by those so called 'wholesalers' where the products they were selling were indeed hard to find and also hard to sell. I have been working in retail for many years and so I have a general understanding of the markets and merchandising but here I am now completely determined to get focused and starting making some income online. I think so far that Salehoo is a great! resource and I know that so far this is a first good step; but I am kinda overwhelmed by all that is available. I printed out those bonus booklets and I started to right a rough draft on trying to figure out a niche market and connecting my market to my hobbies and the types of products that I have interest in and have knowledge. Can anyone start me off with some suggestions on trying to pin point a place to figure out what type of markets to start in and also Should I start to avoid ebay more and seek out other auction sites? I as well do not have a great deal of money saved and to be pretty honest I am saving for my girlfriends 3,000 ring so I am kinda of pressured at this point. Thank you all for reading this long message and I hope to be communicating with more of you great folks soon.


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Hey everyone, My name is Marilyn and I am a newbie. Looking for some good advice. MEGA-GOODS DROPSHIPPERS keeps coming up. Has anyone had any dealings with MEGA-GOODS Dropshippers? They have this preloaded store ( got my interest for that what I am looking for) Are they worth looking into or should I keep searching?


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Keep searching in my opinion, but check with planes, I'm sure he will have an opinion on Megagoods : )


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Hi, I'm a new member to Salehoo, but have been selling on Ebay for several years. It was just a hobby for me, but now I am wanting to retire & sell on the internet full time to make ends meet. It will probably be at least two months before I can get everything together, and I can use all the help I can get. One questions I have right up front is Can you or Should you use your same I.D. as you use on Ebay. I've worked up a small following with my name & I have an Ebay store so that is something I need to know as soon as possible. If anybody has any suggestions on that, I would love to hear from you.
Ebay has just about priced out the small seller so I will have to do something soon.
Thanks for all your help.
Lola (thebagladygranny on Ebay)


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Hi lola, when it comes to marketing branding is king. If you have a brand that currently has a following, then use it 100% of the time!


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Hi Fudjj, Right now I sell a variety of items, more vintage items or vintage Christmas items, but I will need to find a new supplier as I only have been doing this for a hobby. Most of the things I sell are bought at Estate or Garage Sales or Auctions. The whole thing is so overwhelming I just need to take one baby step at a time. I would welcome any and all help I can get.
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I think the current resources you are using for supplies are absolutely perfect. It would be hard to go past any of them for value, and for the diverse range of quality items you would be able to find.

Best advice I could give would be not to change your current resources, just because you want to increase stock. Just concentrate on dedicating more time to those same resources, especially the garage sales, and you will find the stock.


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Hello,

I am producer of kitchenware and cookware from Italy. I could sell from 200 pcs up to 20000 pcs. can you advice what is the best way for me to start with this site?

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Hello,

I am producer of kitchenware and cookware from Italy. I could sell from 200 pcs up to 20000 pcs. can you advice what is the best way for me to start with this site?

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Ivan


Hello Ivan,
Contact admin about becoming a registered seller.


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Hello everyone,
I'm French and I live in france. I'm looking for copies of BAJA 5B SS WITH TYPE APPROVAL CEE, with engines 29cc or 30.5 cc, you can help me. Thank you for your reply. Sincerely John


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Hi guys!!

Im Craig from the ACT in Australia!...I joined bout 2 weeks ago...my main focus is ebay!! but honestly?! is there anything left to sell that hasnt already been taken up by somone else?! :( my ultimate goal is to quit my job and work full time from home but im just loosing faith!! everytime i think i get a great idea for a 'niche market' I find that someone else has already thought of that and are powersellers and rakin in the profits that should have been mine!!! lol i have very little money to be able to do anything else but drop ship right now and honestly i dont seem to have trouble finding dropshippers but dropshippers for what?!? i mean i find something i think might sell, pop it up on ebay..n then 5 days later id be lucky to get even 5 page views! i seem to be forkin out money for ebay fees and makin very profit if any at all...Ive tried DHGATE as well but pretty much every item i list on ebay from them is ended by ebay within a few hours! and then when you question it ebya sends u an email sayin....we cant tell you the exact reason but y dont u look at our policies page and try to guess!....they dont really say that but thats what it feels like sometimes! lol what am i doing wrong!! I also tried using a few other dropshippers but then i realised that they have made their own ebay stores as well and list thier products for the same price i'll be payin for them so my profit margin goes right out the window there! i just cant think for the life of me any kind of product to sell and actually make a profit off that hasnt already been done?! annnnnnyways sorry to have a big whinge but im just so frustrated!!! PLEASE HELP!!! i would be very greatful to anyone who could give me some ideas of where to look for what to sell any ideas at all!! and if theyt are succesful i might even give ya a percentage of my profits! lol

PLEAAAAAAAASEEEEEE lol

THanks for takin to time to read this...
if you didnt well then.....your kinda mean lol :P

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everybody feels your frustration mate, it's just the way it is. If you want an edge on ebay these days you need to be looking at the second hand market or liquidation, which of course isn't that easy here in Oz.


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everybody feels your frustration mate, it's just the way it is. If you want an edge on ebay these days you need to be looking at the second hand market or liquidation, which of course isn't that easy here in Oz.



Thanks for that fudji :) also im lookin into clickbank and affiliations....is blogging an effective way to get traffic and possible sales?? like using blogging sites like wordpress.com??? let me no :) cheers
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affiliations are making people some good money, so definitely worth looking into I would suggest.

I noticed an interesting blog tutorial link from you tube that wholesale101 posted in an earlier inquiry. Not sure if you saw it or not, but I had a quick look and it gives you a pretty good walk through.

Would recommend everyone taking a look at that.


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Hi All

I am a complete newby to all of this. Initially like many others I thought I could buy at wholesale and sell on ebay.
Now I am not sure, I have signed up here at Salehoo thinking this would help, again I am not sure if i haven't just wasted money. This is my first venture onto this site yet everything seems to be so negative. I have read some reviews and have been put off the idea completely. If Ebay is no good to start and sell on and buying at wholesale is too risky, what do I do and where do I go.
I am currently unemployed being made redundant just before Christmas, I am also a single parent of 2 teenage daughters, Ideally I want to work from home. All ideas and information is welcome
Thanks


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I am a newbie here, have $5 on my prepaid credit card, have no bank account (am listed as a bad banker), am retired and just trying to make some money (use to make $75,000.00 a year - now made $22,000.00) I'm also retired on a disability so working from home is critical.

I am very familiar with selling things on ebay but no longer have things lying around the house (lost home to foreclosure this year) In other words, the stuff I have in my 'apartment - small bedroom with shared fridge and bathr oom' are things that I'm now willing to part with and can't afford to replace.

I'm trying to figure out where I can go to start earning some money and this is one of the places I've turned to.

I guess I need someone to hold me by the hand and teach me (I promise I'll learn very quickly)

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Hai,

I posted my question few days ago in the forum but seem no reply from anyone or from Salehoo. I am looking for suppliers or wholesale for English Country Home Decor preferebly from UK, US. Any idea what are the website for these?

Look forward for any help.

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Hi there,
I'm a new member and just finding my feet. Does anyone have any suggestions on reliable dropshippers I can use? any products from any country? Thanks and i'm excited to be a part I've this community.

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Hi. Obviously I'm new here :)

I have a small Goth & Punk clothing business, 'Chaos Clothing', in New Zealand. I am looking for wholesale, liquidation, etc, specifically for Goth, Punk & Lolita clothing, shoes, jewellry, and accessories.

Reliable, reputable suppliers for these type of items seem very dificult to find 'out there'. The few I have found have horrifically high 'Minimum Quota Orders' - fine when you're dealing with a country of multi-millions of people, but not so great when you're selling to a niche market in country who's entire population would fit into one major city in most other countries.
I am hoping I will do better by joining Salehoo.

Any help would be appreciated.
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Hi e-sil,

We have no loads close tom your destination that would suit your buying requirements, not even sure we would have anything in our US lots neither, but I'll take a look and see what we do have.

I would imagine that you are talking about buying a carton quantity, and we will be able to supply if we have what you need.

I'll get back to you.

btw, love the business name, would be a big hit with your target market!


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Hi fudjj.

That would be great.
I'm still trying to figure out how to find out when people have posted replies.
My email/MSM is listed in my profile. If anything comes up, please feel free to contact me that way - then at least I'll know I won't have missed it. lol

I am assuming a carton quantity is a large cardboard box? That's what I buy at the moment from my usual suppliers.

I actually started off as a designer/seamstress making one-off & limited-production items, 'Chaos Clothing' is my clothing label.
Then I moved to importing small amounts of clothing different to what I make, to widen my customer base, which has exploded beyond anything I expected - kind of like the Tribble population on Star Trek (original). So it seemed natural to just use the same name for the business.

It appears Goths, Punks, etc. don't let something like a global recession stand in the way of fashion :) I still have a 100% customer return rate - everyone who has ever bought clothing from me once on TradeMe, has continued to buy from me direct, often pre-ordering. Close to half of each stock order I place with my suppliers is made up of customer pre-orders.

TradeMe was a great place to start, but the business has grown too big for it, and it has become an ineffective, expensive and time consuming way to list everything I have. It is still a great place to draw in new customers, but my customer base is just too big now to rely solely on auction sites. I am expecting to get my webstore online next month, which is why I am looking to expand my range of items & suppliers.

Cheers, e-sil


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Hi fudjj.

That would be great.
I'm still trying to figure out how to find out when people have posted replies.
My email/MSM is listed in my profile. If anything comes up, please feel free to contact me that way - then at least I'll know I won't have missed it. lol

I am assuming a carton quantity is a large cardboard box? That's what I buy at the moment from my usual suppliers.

I actually started off as a designer/seamstress making one-off & limited-production items, 'Chaos Clothing' is my clothing label.
Then I moved to importing small amounts of clothing different to what I make, to widen my customer base, which has exploded beyond anything I expected - kind of like the Tribble population on Star Trek (original). So it seemed natural to just use the same name for the business.

It appears Goths, Punks, etc. don't let something like a global recession stand in the way of fashion :) I still have a 100% customer return rate - everyone who has ever bought clothing from me once on TradeMe, has continued to buy from me direct, often pre-ordering. Close to half of each stock order I place with my suppliers is made up of customer pre-orders.

TradeMe was a great place to start, but the business has grown too big for it, and it has become an ineffective, expensive and time consuming way to list everything I have. It is still a great place to draw in new customers, but my customer base is just too big now to rely solely on auction sites. I am expecting to get my webstore online next month, which is why I am looking to expand my range of items & suppliers.

Cheers, e-sil


No problems at all, will contact you through email as soon as anything shows up that fits the genre.

We are working closely with an Australia distributor at the moment, does offer something along those lines, although it's not hardcore punk/gothic. I do know that they have a great range of cool kids outfits, but the partnership is in the early stages and I have not yet had a solid chance to quantify their products completely.

I'll chase up some further information on that as a possibility, although it won't be liquidated stock, it will be wholesale products.

Good to see that you have found a recession proof business, no wonder I am so broke, all the punks have all the cash :)

Be in touch over the next couple of days after I chase down some leads for you.

Cheers


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hello..i am a little confused on really where to start...I am NOT new to ebay but i am new to selling something other than my own things. i have looked into drop shipping and i want to start out there with a few things since i need to build up some money, do i copy and paste the product info as well as pictures from the dropshippers site into a template? or do i need to contact the companies first and set up an account...any help would be appreciated at this point...i am eager to get this up and running as soon as possible..

Thank you in advance for any help you can offer....


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It would depend what companies Tina.

If you are willing to post the suppliers you are attempting to use then do, our trustee Master Members here will be able to give you some sound advice.

Dropshipping is a fantastic way to start, owning a dropshipping company myself I meet people like yourself everyday eager to get started but needing some guidance.

So let us know a bit more and we will be able to direct you in anyway possible :)


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Hey everyone!! just wanting to know if someone can offer me some help with finding wholesalers to buy bulk HIGH END AUTHENTIC cosmetics lancome, dior, estee lauder, clinique, MAC etc.....I'm having trouble finding authentic stuff for my ebay store :) any help would be much appreciated.

Happy businees everyone :)

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this is my first post, and thnx a lot for this thread!


 

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