Getting started on Ebay...


sumplesnoob
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8 Sep 07 05:01:27 am
hello, I'm just starting out this buy wholesale and resell on ebay thing. It's very frustrating, every item every a wholesaler sells is for about the same price as you could get on ebay. I've been searching for weeks now, I still can't find anything to get started with. I'm willing to pay from 500 to 700 dollars to get started, but so far, everything that I find I will break even or lose money with. Are there any tips you knoble resellers can give me?


kgilbert
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8 Sep 07 06:04:01 pm
You can also try marketing a product differently on eBay if you have competitors undercutting you. For example, use different keywords in your title than competitors, offer free shipping and charge more, put a video on your auction page... there's a lot you can do.


dennisf54
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8 Sep 07 06:18:55 pm
dear sumplesnoob why dont you look for liquidaters in your area to get started my self i purchase a palate for 250.00 and there is about a 10% loss (damaged goods beyond repair)now you are left with 90% of great stuff ( shelf pulls and store returns) and after i mark it up to sell i make around 500.00 to 800.00 profit some times even more this will get your feet wet untill you figure out what it is you want to sell hope this helpes


sumplesnoob
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8 Sep 07 06:26:19 pm
Thanks guys, big help! I do have one question though, how do you sell returns, you can't say they're new and they might not work or be damaged, seeing as they're returns.


grboutique
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8 Sep 07 09:28:05 pm
For dealing with returns, make that you test them first before listing them so your buyers know what they are really bidding on. Be honest and list them accurately. If it is return then just let your bidders know that it is a return then tell them the good side. Oh and don't forget to take a good actual photos of the item as well. I hope this help.... =)


grahamg
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Deleted by admin. You must be a registered seller to make offers to salehoo members. Thanks


 

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