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Can you buy and sell items on ebay without ever having to have them delivered to you?

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by Borgo Snonshick, Mar 8, 2014.

  1. Borgo Snonshick

    Borgo Snonshick BANNED BANNED

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    Is this what drop shipping means?

    I live in an apartment building...I like the idea of making money auctioning buying/selling stuff looking for deals and grabbing them. Since I live in an apartment building tho it would be a nuisance to have a business based around receiving mail since i have to go thru the concierge all the time.

    Can I somehow negate this step?

    If so how? If it means selling the item before its sent by the buyer to then have it sent to the new buyer wouldnt that mean you have to be really quick to make a sale?
     
  2. biggerthanmike

    biggerthanmike Junior Member

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    Yes.you would post item that's for sale then once it's sold someone else would ship it.there are a lot of dropshippers on this forum but remember you want to find someone who is a fast shipper and there products are legit.your feedback will depend on this.
     
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  3. Duffers5000

    Duffers5000 Elite Member

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    Dropshipping means you are able to buy a product from a company fully delivered for £10 (example Amazon)

    You then advertise the product on eBay for £15 delivered, When someone buys your eBay item. You receive the money from paypal and now you purchase the product off Amazon and get it posted direct to your customer.

    Its obviously more difficult than that but roughly thats what dropshipping is.
     
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    Panther28 Elite Member

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    what happens when the item goes missing? do you have enough cashflow to bridge the gap between the time it takes to receive the money? a few things to think about.
     
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  5. Borgo Snonshick

    Borgo Snonshick BANNED BANNED

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    I see so droppshipping is more concerned with items on a mass scale rather than individual bids?

    How would you make money on individual bidding? Cos I like the aspect of hunting for bargains...is there a way around the postage issue? since as i said i dont want to regularly have to have stuff coming to my address.
     
  6. backstreet boys

    backstreet boys Newbie

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    yes its called dropshipping