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Can i start my ebay dropshipping business and keep my full time job??

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by kamalber, Mar 20, 2018.

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Can i start my ebay dropshipping business and keep my full time job??

  1. quit my job and focus on the online business

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  2. keep my job and work on my online business

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  1. kamalber

    kamalber Newbie

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    Hello,
    im software developer working in a full time job, and i'm starting my dropshipping business , is it hard to do both or should i quit my job to focus on the online business??
     
  2. Chris TC

    Chris TC Newbie

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    Hello mate, you probably want to look into hiring a VA to help you out with this.

    Automation API's with your wholesaler will only get you so far, when it comes to returns and customer service you'll need someone to step in quickly and take care of the administration.

    I think you could juggle both initially but once you gain abit more traction/sales you might start struggling.

    Cheers
     
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  3. Heiko

    Heiko Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Depends. If you have a solid plan in which you are 100% sure you will make a good ROI and make more Money than in your current Job, then yes go for it.
    If you don't have a solid plan and if you are not sure how things are gonna turn out for you then you might Keep your current Job and work up your eBay Business until it is profitable enough to maintain your life and expenses.
     
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    I would suggest keeping your job until your store starts to generate some income.

    Yes, short term it will be hard work but you will maintain a certain level of stability.

    I would only consider quitting your job to go full time on your store if you have a considerable amount of savings behind you and are confident that you can cover yourself until your store starts making cash.
     
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  5. starfox6692

    starfox6692 Registered Member

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    Agree with everyone else. Hold on to your job and just wait until you get some solid momentum.

    eBay is a slow start, and at the beginning, seller limits will probably hold you back for 3-4 months.
     
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