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Discussion in 'Dropshipping & Wholesale Hookups' started by Black&Red, Apr 10, 2009.

  1. Black&Red

    Black&Red Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Hey guys, I started to interest about this dropshipping thing, and I have few questions.

    1) Is there any guide on how to start dropshipping business.

    2) Does dropshipping happen like this?

    I get product with lower price let's say $40 and then I sell it for $45 on my site?

    3) What about chargebacks?

    Sorry for such questions, but I know very little about this.
     
  2. Poison

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    Dropshipping is where you sell a product that you will never see (in basic terms).
    Lets say you sell a pack of paper for £5. Someone buys this pack of paper and pays you. You then get in contact with your dropshipping who will send the pack of paper to the person who bought it off you for £3.

    Basicly you are the middleman.
     
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  3. lolzap

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    I'm interested in a full guide or something as well.
     
  4. Black&Red

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    Ok, so firstly can you suggest any good dropshipper?

    And what about chargebacks on paypal?

    Thanks!
     
  5. Poison

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    You should always work out your fees before you ever sell an item. I am sure there are calculators on the net to work out ebay fees and paypal fees. Always use them to be sure you are making the margin you are aiming for.

    I myself do not know of any dropshippers as I have never personally entered the business. However look up on the forum for dropshippers and soemetimes they mention a few names, PM people in the dropshipping business and they may be more likely to tell you.

    From what I have seen around here, I hear that adult sex toys is a great market. As very websites are around and the ones that are around are poorly SEO'ed. The dropshippers for adult sex toys are meant to be competitive with the pricing they offer.

    Off the top of my head that is all I can say, give dropshippers a really good search open every page that mentions dropshipping in BHW and read it, PM people who are already in the business and look for names and brands.

    Hope that helps!
     
  6. garciabogard

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    follow my step by step guide if you want to become the ultimate dropshipin guru.

    BHW -> search -> dropship

    thank you!
     
  7. ShadeDream

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    LMAO there is no guide to dropshipping, you just need to find a good supplier and that's it. But the thing is there are so many scams and bullshit these days that dropshipping ain't worth it because it's just all pure bullshit. And even if you find a supplier there is no real profit margins. Unless you get a contract with a well known company or something so that they ship the goods for you but the thing here is that you need big $$$$ so once again dropshipping is not the best idea, if I was going to invest time and money I would more likely go for wholesale products starting with something small maybe brandable but no branded electronics since there is a very high competition between them and it's just not worth it. Good Luck.
     
  8. topsytips

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    I went through a phase of dropshipping in the UK and personally, didn't make enough money to make it worth my while. Also, I found that the dropshipping companies tended to charge quite high rates for p&p which didn't do your feedback any good on egay.

    Loads of egay sellers would be registered with the same dropshippers and new comers would be dropping their prices to ridiculously low levels.

    The only way I would use a dropshipper now is via my own os commerce site.
     
  9. Black&Red

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    ''The only way I would use a dropshipper now is via my own os commerce site.''

    Actually I was thinking more about doing this rather than ebay.
     
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    hmmmm nevermind...
     
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    Search this forum for "Niche Blueprint" that is a really good dropshipping course. It has 6 modules that show you how to setup a dropshipping site and find suppliers
     
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  13. EdgarW

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    I can recommend you AliDropship guide "How to start dropshipping business". (https://alidropship.com/guide/) This is full and really usefulguide, i like it because i learned a lot of useful things when i was a total newbie. ;)
     
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    Been thinking about dropshipping a bit lately but worried it's gonna be tough to find an unsaturated niche.