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Avoiding price changes?

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by iJonnyx, Feb 18, 2015.

  1. iJonnyx

    iJonnyx Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I've had a few products on eBay that I've been drop shipping with Amazon. They were doing well for a few days. Today I sold some more, but the price has since changed on Amazon and I made a loss on those products.

    How do you guys avoid that?
     
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  2. antichrist

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    I check prices daily. I learned that lesson the hardway. Also make sure to use a cash back credit card to make the purchases and perhaps have a friend set up an affiliate account and funnel purchases through there.
     
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    I have read most of the amazon guides on BHW, and not seen that particular issue covered in them.

    Thanks for raising the question OP. And antichrist for the heads up
     
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    Wouldn't that be too obvious though? For example, if all the sales are coming from one account to the affiliate link. Surely Amazon would catch on quick and ban the accounts.
     
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    I use a free chrome app called price monitor for amazon and ebay. Okay for monitoring up to a couple of hundred products.
    Code:
    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/price-monitor-for-amazon/agbkbeleeoeojfddopbgcjanfhnndmjb
     
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    I have never had an issue but im not doing too big of volume yet.