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Out of ideas - what should I sell?


carolyngaza
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Little down and out. Tried to sell accessories for cell phones that didn't work. I'm all out of idea's. Any ideas on what to sell will be helpful.


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Can you identify why it wasn't successful Carolyn, at least narrow it down to a few possibilities?


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Couldn't find a drop shipper that was legit and someone told me that because my ratings on eBay are low. Most drop shippers want you to put out 10,000 or more. I can't list that amount on eBay.


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When you say you couldn't find any legit suppliers, are you talking about suppliers in our directory and if so, can you clarify the issues you had with them that would lead you to believe they were not legit. If there is an issue with one of our suppliers we would like to know so we can act on it.

As for dropshippers wanting you to multi list, well of course it is to the suppliers benefit for you to list as many products from them as possible so as to increase their chances of sales. That said, I'm not aware of that being absolute policy with any suppliers, so can you let me know if we have any suppliers pushing that line to members that you have come across please.

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It was one of my post i think (cell phone cases). The person left their email.
But i still can't find a drop shipper that deals with name brand or non name brand cell phones and or cases, and eBay won't let me list more than 14,500 in products.

Makes it hard to make money that's not a lot of money.

Being that my eBay webstore is cellphoneaccessoriesrus, What could I possibly sell besides that?


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it was this post and the supplier gave me his email i never felt so low down


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Try Amazon. It's better for that, and they let us update many products.


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Can't sell on Amazon coz I tried to sell my personal cellphone there and because it won't sell, I got charged a fee.


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Hi there,

I didn't wanted to comment on this but since I was the one who left the email on her last post, and since she is publicly sharing the private discussion we had, I think I must shed some light on this.

First, read my email again, it says, you must be a retailer with the number of over £10,000 monthly turn around. That does not mean that you have to list 10,000 products, or you have to give em a £10,000 sale every month. That is just the criteria they have set up.

Second thing, I am not directly associated with mobile phones or electronic industry. All I said, I wanted to introduce you to an acquaintance of mine but after seeing your eBay store, he politely refused.

Before you start selling Carolyn, you must address all the prerequisites.

All the best to you!

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Kamran


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Thanks for calrifying Kamran :)


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Oh well, I have been very sick so me selling anything right now is on the back burner. Don't know when or if i will sell anything. Sorry been in and out of the hospital.


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Sorry to hear that Carolyn, our best wishes and hope to see you feeling much better soon :)


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I don't think i can sell anything. People are not interested and some buyers just make me feel not worthy.


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Have you tried just selling off some old gear from around the home that you don't need anymore, just to get started off?


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Yes that is how I started then ran out of stuff


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OK, maybe the second hand market might offer you better oportunities at this point. Weekend markets, charity shops, yard sales and so on, if you can talk a good deal and know your prices, then a little cash can go a very long way in that market and the big benefit is that you don't have the same level of competition withy new products.

The second hand market is really all about knowing your products (what will sell) and the prices (knowing what's it worth) Tick those two boxes off and you're 90% there :)


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I don't have much time or money. eBay says if i don't list something by the 20th my store will be closed and my health is more important.


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OK, but just to clarify for you. You don't require a an eBay Store platform to sell on eBay, you can open list quite freely if you do decide to continue after you feel better.

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Then I looked at ink printer cartridges drop shipping so that might interest me


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OK, Shane is going to see if you can find some supplier leads for you to follow up in regards to this product range.

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Thank you


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Hi Carolyn,

A couple of suppliers for ink printer cartridges you might be interested in working with:

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i will keep looking


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Well the ink cartridge thing didn't work. They wanted $125 like a membership thing. Don't even have that so i was looking at flip flops, t shirts, tank tops.


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Have you tried this supplier?

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i will try see what happens


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well shane right topic to high of prices i will keep looking unless you find something else


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With these being a consumable product, there might be a good opportunity for you to put together some bundle deals for bargain shoppers perhaps. Keen shoppers are always looking to save a few dollars on most things, but especially consumables because they know they'll use them all sooner or later or may even have friends or family they know that use the same and can share the purchase.

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fudjj wrote:Can you identify why it wasn't successful Carolyn, at least narrow it down to a few possibilities?


sandals athelic shoes tank tops t-shirts mens and womens kids with no such a high pricing i know how to bundle


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