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maureenhillary
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21 Mar 17 01:43:48 am
Hi Everyone,
Im totally green here! Im trying to find quality Cupcake themed Aprons & collectible Kitchen timers that look like cupcakes. I have contacted a couple of AliExpress suppliers & asked if I'm aloud to use their photos to sell their product. Will I be shut down by eBay if I use their photo, especially if it is already on eBay by another?

Im lost on how to get droppshippers through SaleHoo as nothing seems to come up when I type in what Im looking for. Could someone give me some advise? I'd be very grateful. I also have my own website selling cupcakes. I was planning to put some items on there too with the cupcake theme for gift ideas. The quality cupcake kitchen timers are what Im looking for especially.
Many thanks, Maureen


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21 Mar 17 02:44:08 am
Hi Maureen and welcome to the forum,

Sounds like a pretty cool idea, so good luck with this.

To your questions, it doesn't matter how many other people are using the images on eBay, so long as you have permission to also use from the copyright holder. In this case that should be the supplier themselves, which shouldn't be a problem at all. From a marketing perspective, it's always a good idea to stand out from the crowd, so if at all possible, I would always advise for you to perhaps purchase a couple of items up front and take your own staged pics.

This has the added value of giving you a first hand idea on quality as well, you're not risking your customers as the test pigs (which is always risky)

In regards of finding the actual products, shoot an email to Link hidden: Login to view with your request in detail and the support team will do their best to find you some supplier leads for you to follow up with, if they are in fact unable to find any or our verified suppliers that are able to supply your requirements.

Cheers


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maureenhillary
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21 Mar 17 05:47:50 am
Thanks Mark for you quick response!

Great suggestion to purchase a couple & maybe sell them to see who bites. This was the part of the conversation below that I still wasnt sure about because I didnt know if I was dealing with the supplier or a random staff member.
Are we supposed to have an account with them & they ship directly to the customer?

'Can I advertise your Apron on my account & order & pay for it from you if a customer would like to purchase it? I would need to use you photo ...is that ok?
Thanks, Maureen ' 2017-03-15 02:37

eleven li
2017-03-15 03:21
'Ok'

eleven li
2017-03-15 03:24
'Photos and products
You can use it'

I will email support as you have suggested. Thankyou.
Regards, Maureen


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21 Mar 17 06:03:52 am
Hi Maureen,

You will only ever be communicating with a SaleHoo staff member here on the forum or if you email support directly. In regards to doing business with a supplier, you will need to open an account with them and they all have different requirements, so you need to ensure you know what they're account requirements are before you sign up.

In regards to drop-shipping, the process is that you are given the rights to market the supplier's products at a price set by yourself. In the vent of you making a sale, the customer pays you your price, you then pay the supplier they're price, provide them with your customer's address and they ship direct to them.

You then have to cover the costs of the marketing and any final value and transaction fees out of your profit, so always make sure you have those calculated upfront in your sale price :)


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