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Ebay do I make enough profit ??

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by ruslan06, Oct 10, 2013.

  1. ruslan06

    ruslan06 Newbie

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    Hi am new to this forum and new to ebay. Basically I started my business on ebay selling phone case and I would just like to know if I should quit or keep going. For every sale I make 67p profit and I average about 30-40 sales on ebay. I wanna make it big but I dont know what the next step is. Can any one help me ??? some Advice guidance ??
     
  2. mickyfu

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    Do you actually have to post them out yourself, or are you dropshipping them? If you are going to all the trouble of posting them and everything, I would try to find something else to sell
     
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    One thing I would suggest is searching for more products to sell on eBay. Do some market research. Also, I posted a thread a little bit ago about eBay and the different tactics involved. Here is the link, hope it helps you in the way you need. http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/member-downloads/612800-get-independent-uk-guide-ebay-make-good-money.html
     
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    I post them my self I am a student living at home so I have alot of time I was thinking of going into USB Cables for phones or something along the lines. Would you recommend anything to sell or a niche to look into.
     
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    Phone Accessories are hot on eBay right now. Look into that and sub-niches of that. Chargers, etc.
     
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    I used to sell iPhone / mobile accessories, I got most my money from spare parts like screens, housing and other shit. I used to get more profit from these items.
     
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    The Chinese are selling these items for pennies and the only way you can make any money is if a customer wants a USA or other country shipment.
     
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    Personalised phone cases will sell well and for good money, equipment relatively cheap to buy also. start by buying iphone case stickers... and blank cases?

    anything personalised is non-returnable too
     
  9. ruslan06

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    How come you stopped selling ??? Yeah Just bought some iphone 5 screen replacement But if they dont work or damaged I will loose a lot of money
     
  10. Defon

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    I personally would not sell 30 items a day for a $70 profit. But you got to start some where. Find a way with the same product or close to same product make 1$ per sale more. I find venturing out too far from what you know increases failure rate (losing money). It is better to do marketing tricks, social advertising, SEO in your discriptions/titles, change prices on the items up and down during the day. Just make one more dollar per sale. Then repeat... when you can't get one more dollar... then different niche in your area of experience.

    You aren't making alot but when you make money online every day there is ALWAYs a way to scale up with almost no extra time. I also find having several stealth accounts with the same products at same price will increase my sales. From my experience if I have 1 account selling 30 items a day , my other stealth accounts will have about the same... IE: 10 stealth accounts will do 300 sales a day. :)
     
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    Dang, thats tough. I would never sell a product just to make some cents. The minimum profit I will ever take per item is 2.50 profit. You need to just some more research, a good way to do this is look at what your competitors are selling or looking for sellers within the US, then find that same product and see how much profit you would make. The best money is when you think outside the box, sell something that no one is selling. Thats usually were the most profit items come from
     
  12. MadStacks

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    The great news is you racked up a lot of positive feedback selling these items but it is time to step up the game and sell higher
    ticketed items. Only issue is to make sure you can trust your supplier before selling so you are not stuck with a bad product in your
    hands being mailed to your customer. Go ahead and order the product you researched and want to sell first so you know it is of
    good quality and your supplier is reliable.