best on eBay®?
So you have decided that you want to make money on
line by selling things. Perhaps ebay auctions are the
way you wish to go. Or perhaps you want to create a
Web site to sell things. Now the big question - where
do you find products to sell? Where do you find products
if you want to open a Web based store? If you are a
creator of products, you already have something to sell.
I know, you will read all of the advice of the so-called
Internet marketing gurus who claim that you must create
your own products to sell. That's great if you are so
gifted. If you are skilled in crafts, or at creating
information products, or any other thing which might
be in demand and sell well on line, then you're all
set to go.
But what if you don't? What if you do not have products
of your own creation to sell? Then selling what someone
else has created is the only solution. Finding good
products to sell is not easy. There are thousands, if
not more, sites out there trying to sell the exact same
things. You need to find things which are not being
sold by everyone else. That applies whether you are
looking for things to sell on eBay or on your own Web
site. Where are you going to find these products to
sell? Where do you find products you can sell without
the expense of inventory? You have two choices. One,
you can invest a lot of money in buying products wholesale
and hope that they will sell. If you do that you are
faced with two potential problems. One, what if they
don't sell? Secondly, where are you going to store all
of those things you bought for resell? In your garage?
A spare bedroom? Oh yes, there is a third problem. You
had to come up with the funds to buy them in the first
place. So what is the second choice? What's the better
answer? The answer is drop shipping. With drop
shipping, you only buy the product AFTER you
have sold it.
A Drop Ship distributor is a wholesale product supplier
who will ship one product at a time directly to your
customer for you, right from his warehouse.
You do not have to be concerned with warehousing the
product before it is sold. Actually you do not pay for,
or ship anything before it is sold. It works like this.
You determine that you are going to sell a particular
product. You create a Web site, or you run an auction
on eBay. Remember, you don't yet have the product. You
do know where you can get it though. You create an ad
to promote the item, including pictures and description,
and your retail selling price on your Web site or auction
listing. When your customer orders the item, or in the
case of a winning bid on your auction, the sale is concluded,
you then order the item from your wholesale drop ship
distributor. The item is sent directly from the distributor
to your customer. The item is actually packaged with
YOUR name and address info (or that of your company
name if you have one) and not the the drop shipping
distributor. You pay the distributor the wholesale price
of the item and the difference between that and the
retail price your customer paid is your profit.
It is a very good way to start an Internet business,
requiring very little up front investment on your part.
Actually you could say "no up front investment,"
as you generally are not going to pay the distributor
until you have placed the order with him, and you're
not going to place the order until you've received an
order from your customer.
You do have to be careful though. There are perhaps
thousands of companies out there providing drop shipping
service. Many of them are the real thing. Many are not.
- A REAL Drop Shipper is a factory-authorized
wholesale distributor, or sometimes the actual manufacturer
of their products. They ship to your customer from
their OWN warehouse. NO middlemen or resellers cheating
you out of your profits.
- A REAL Drop Shipper (with VERY FEW legitimate
exceptions) will not charge you an "account
- A REAL Drop Shipper will never
force you to place a "minimum quantity order" they
will ship one product at a time to your customer with
NO quantity commitments.
There are many "lists" and ebooks offering
to tell you where to find drop shippers. Sometimes the
information is good. Often it is of little value. You
DO get what you pay for.
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