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Earn £100 for 1 hours work

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by Andy0705, Sep 6, 2014.

  1. Andy0705

    Andy0705 Newbie

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    All I did was buy cheap 1mm thick silver necklaces over ebay in bulk from china (I got 15 for £5) buy them at auction in the early hours ( type in the usual stuff joblot, bulk etc) I also got some pendants in bulk each pendant was a different type of gemstone for around £10 using the same method from china, I put the gemstones on the necklaces, took photos and posted them on ebay as Silver Gemstone Necklace starting bid at £0.01 for 7 days ending on a Saturday night. Each one sold for around £10 some more, some less.When ebay changed it so that sellers couldn't leave feedback I got some bad feedback because some buyers thought that the necklaces should have been hallmarked but silver isn't mined from the ground with a number already stamped in it.
     
  2. Trepanated

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    The reason they were cheap is that they weren't silver.
     
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  3. Andy0705

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    I tested them. They were only 1mm thick snake chains and they were in auction but even if they weren't silver can you argue with £100 in 1 hour and my account only had 20 feedback (100%) there are some snake chains selling in bulk on ebay that are blatantly fake, so thanks for mentioning that.
     
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    I'm not arguing with the profit at all. Or the method.

    Although if you are stating the necklaces are silver when they aren't that's going to be an issue.

    You seemed to think they were real silver and I was just pointing out they clearly weren't.
     
  5. Andy0705

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    I just said that I tested them and they were silver. even if they weren't silver I could of just put silver coloured gemstone necklace as the title. tbf I did do this in the run up to valentines day I forgot to mention that.
     
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    Where did you buy in China, can you show website or PM? I would appreciate. Thanks.
     
  7. skyward

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    So what happens after your feedback gets bad?
     
  8. Trepanated

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    Maybe.

    Did you weight them?

    Current silver price is 40p per gram, so if the total weight was more than about 12 grams (or 0.8 grams per necklace) they were sold at a loss.

    And nobody sells silver or gold at a loss.
     
  9. Andy0705

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    You'll just have to do it on ebay at auction I asked them for a second order at the same price and they told me to F off. just type in 1mm snake chain
     
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    no I didn't and I put nothing about the weight in the description.
     
  11. archon10

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    lol


    inb4 OP says "herrr derrr my ebay account banned for no reason guys"
     
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  12. toml3030

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    Real Sterling Silver is stamped .925 or SS. No way you got real silver chains 3 for a quid because silver metal is more than that.
     
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    Silver 1mm chains are anywhere from 0.8g to 1.2g. And in real silver, I would stay away from super thin chains because they kink or crease and get returned.
     
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    That could get you banned for keyword spamming if you don't sell sterling silver and try to imply that you are in the listing title. Seems like only Chinese sellers are allowed to get away with it.
     
  15. BDDazza

    BDDazza Newbie

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    "When ebay changed it so that sellers couldn't leave feedback I got some bad feedback"

    URRM. Ebay changed that rule many years ago. That rule has nothing to do with why you got negative. Not sure why you even motioned that part because it has nothing to do with ANYTHING!