How to source a product? Your help needed

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  • Karma:
24 May 13 09:13:51 am
Hey, im new to salehoo and am looking to find a good product to sell on ebay, if any of you salehoo members have any help or ideas for me it would be much appreciated. I dont quite no fully how to use this website yet im finding it a little confusing but that'd only be because im new, thankyou.

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  • Karma:
27 May 13 02:45:22 am
Hi kylehardaker,

It's great to have you on board!

The first thing we suggest you do is decide what type of products you want to sell. Generally it's best to start selling something you are interested in because you are going to be spending a LOT of time thinking about it! Do you love fashion or movies? Perhaps you feel excited about the thought of new gadgets and technology? It's likely that there are plenty of other people who also share your interest - giving you an instant audience for your product. One idea is to jot down your interests and then make a list of products that are related to these interests (we recommend staying away from electronics to begin with as warranty issues can be complicated to manage).

Once you've thought of a couple of ideas, it's time to start researching suppliers. This is where SaleHoo comes in. Use the search box to look for the product(s) you want to sell. When you've found some suppliers who fit the bill, send them an email asking what the best possible price is that they can give you for the products you wish to buy. A small tip for you: if you buy 20+ units at a time, you should be able to negotiate a better deal. It's also a good idea to contact more than 1 supplier before you start buying to compare prices.

To do a quick search of suppliers just go to the Directory tab after login in > key in your product name or brand and click on the Search button.

To narrow down your results you can also make use of our search filters.

I hope that helps. Please let me know if you have any further questions.


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