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Ebay no investment method

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by samfakroon, Mar 25, 2012.

  1. samfakroon

    samfakroon Newbie

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    Today am going to talk about how You can make $100 using Ebay in an hour.
    This type of trade is known as Arbitrage.

    Requirements.
    1. Computer.
    2. Internet Connection.
    3. Must be over 18.

    You will not require.
    1. Money.
    2. Experience.

    So let's get going.

    Step No 1
    Sign up for a free Ebay account. You will be asked how you would like to be paid and here you will put your Paypal Address or You debit/credit card details. Don't worry you will not be charged anything. I use Paypal and its quite good. If you dont have a Paypal account please sign up for one which is also free.

    Step No 2.
    Login to your account and you will receive a welcome email on all what Ebay is about. Please read this mail then continue. On the Screen you will see the leading auctions and here is where you have to put your focus.
    The item on leading auction is the item that is going to be selling fast on Ebay. Now open another Ebay window such that you have two ebay windows open. On one choose Ebay Canada this option is normally at the bottom left. On the other window will be Ebay USA by default if not please choose Ebay USA.

    Step No 3.
    Search for the item that was leading, in both windows. With my experience, I have noted that Canon Rebel Professional Cameras sell fast. You wiil note that prices on Ebay Canada are Lower than prices on Ebay USA and thats how You are going to make Money. Normally there is about $150 difference.

    Step No 4.
    Identify that item, for our example the Rebel Camera and put into list, on Ebay Canada, don't buy. (Tip- Choose the supplier who has many in store). Now go to Ebay USA and put an Auction add about selling a rebel camera at a price less than the Quoted price on Ebay USA. Include all the specification of the Camera and a good picture of the same, now all these you can get on Amazon for Free. Put the item on the auction for 2 - 3 days.

    Step No 5
    Check the bids on the item after 2 days. The highest bidder has won the Auction, check your Paypal Account to ensure you have received the money.

    Step No 6
    Go to Ebay Canada and buy the Item you had kept on list, and direct the shipment to the person who you sold your Camera to.

    And Boom This is how you make your Cool $100.
     
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  2. johnmancho

    johnmancho Junior Member

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    Thats a good idea. Wonder if it would work.
     
  3. whosays

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    Good idea, however many experienced sellers will not send product other than your paypal account address.. In most cases you will have to get item sent to you, then send to winner. If you try this method keep shipping expenses in mind.
     
  4. shaddelick

    shaddelick Regular Member

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    How bout 21 day hold? You wont have money to pay for the item without investment. And I doubt there is a $100 profit to be made after fee's
     
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  5. MassMarketer

    MassMarketer Newbie

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    I can vouch for this method, made about $1.5k in one month. People get annoyed when they see the Amazon packaging etc though.
     
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  6. boom1

    boom1 BANNED BANNED

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    think the OP said get the images from amazon but the goods from ebay sellers in canada
     
  7. heycrack

    heycrack Newbie

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    I tried this method a while back and the only problem I had with it all was ebay holding my funds. If any of you decide you want to follow through with this method and don't want eBay to hold your funds for 21 days, you need to be an eBay SELLER for 3 months and you need at least 15 positive feedback.
     
  8. AngelaRoberts11

    AngelaRoberts11 Regular Member

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    Is this really working?
     
  9. MassMarketer

    MassMarketer Newbie

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    My bad,
    I'm too busy thinking about my methods (Sorry all)
     
  10. anatho

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    ok I found a camera on ebay.ca, it is $80 cheaper than same model on ebay.com

    However, there is one problem with this method. The buyer buys from YOU and sends YOU the money. Then you buy from Canadian seller and send the money from your buyer to him. So now what happens if he does not send the camera, or it is damaged etc.?
    YOUR buyer will file complaints with ebay and paypal and YOUR accounts get neg. feedback or bans ....

    This is wrong, you cannot sell using auction format, you have to sell as BIN because what will you do if you sell in auction format and highest bid is $300 and price of camera in Canada is $500?
     
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  11. zacatictac

    zacatictac Power Member

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    Thats droppshipping for yah!
     
  12. hawke

    hawke Power Member

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    Tell them in auction listing, to use YOUR checkout link to complete payment. and just send them a payment link you generated through paypal for the amount of the bid.

    Yes this works. and it's not against the rules.
     
  13. anatho

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    Yes it is like dropshipping. However, if I sell on eBay using a dropshipper, I use a company that I know and that I have ordered from in the past.

    Never would I think of selling an item on eBay from a dropshipper I never ordered from before, and then hoping that everything will work and that he sends the item to my buyer ^^
     
  14. eBayer.

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    This is similar to drop-shipping..Some sellers only ship to PayPal verified addresses. I see this more often now and this could be a problem to this method.

    However this method does have potential. You can just buy an item from eBay USA ( probably the cheapest ) and sell it on eBay UK or eBay Australia.

    The difference in prices between different eBay sites is your profit potential. The safest method would be to buy the item to your location and then shipping it out from your location.
     
  15. thepranksta

    thepranksta Newbie

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    The problem with this though is that there would be a delay in receiving the item and then shipping it to its destination. This could then lower your feedback as people get anxious when there are delays to their orders.
     
  16. eBayer.

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    Mentioning a longer period for shipment in the description will avoid this problem and probably increase the handling time. With good communication with buyers, you can take all the time you want and you'll still get a 5.0/5.0 feedback. It's important to communicate well with buyers, many eBayers fail to understand this and this is why they have so many negatives.
     
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  17. boozie

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    If shipping time is clearly stated in your auction, ebay will be on your side. It's the one thing that ebay actually does for the seller. You will be shipping internationally so it would stand to reason that you would opt for the slowest/cheapest shipping possible. Upgrade to expedited shipping from the person you buy it from, do the math, and if it still works monetarily then go for it. It's not against the rules. Simple really, you bought something that you don't really like once you saw it in real person. Now turn around and get your money back. There is nothing wrong with that at all. And ebay probably won't really care if they do find out. They're banging you twice for the same item.
     
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  18. mordisk

    mordisk Junior Member

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    idk, i think in the end you do need to have start up money for this, but it can work.
     
  19. techlover

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    So what kind of items have the best profit margins with this?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  20. FinalEdge

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    Why would canon cameras be cheaper in Canada than US? Do Canadians take less pictures?

    Check the prices on both canadian ebay and US ebay. They are about the same.