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Ebay Reputation Boosting Idea?

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by wam123434, Jan 8, 2016.

  1. wam123434

    wam123434 Registered Member

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    Heyo marketers,

    So I had this idea, not sure if it's already been going on or not, and I was wondering if I could get some advice/tips for starting it. I'm currently on a journey to making $50/day by June and one of the methods I'm using is dropshipping via Ebay. There is a problem with this method though. Since I have 0 reps, it is hard for my listings to get ranked and get views; therefore, I thought of this method.

    Things Needed:
    1. Another Human who is willing to do this
    2. Paypal
    3. around $10 (more if you want more reps)

    Steps:
    1. I list a cheap item from Amazon or it could just be made up (ex. a pen for $0.75)
    2. Now I get the other person to buy my item
    3. Next we rate each other giving 5 stars and an amazing feedback (He rates me as a seller and I rate him as a buyer)
    4. The other person lists the same item for the same price
    5. I buy that item (which basically transfers the money back)
    6. We rate each other again (for selling and buying)

    Overall you would only lose a couple of cents due to fees but its not a tremendous amount, especially since your items price is so low.
    This seems like such a simple idea that I feel like its been used before. If it has and if anyone is selling Rep increasing services on Ebay, shoot me a PM and I'll purchase some.

    Leave me some feedback about this idea and if you're interested in trying it, PM me and we can work it out!
    Thanks,
    Danny
     
  2. toml3030

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    Their bots will probably flag this sort of stuff.
     
  3. bigstuffpoppin

    bigstuffpoppin BANNED BANNED

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    This is a fantastic idea, i havent gave it much thought, people unless you try this and get banned from doing it on ebay, how can you assume it wont work.

    Your probably need more than 1 person to help because id imagine it would look fishy to ebay if the same 2 accounts were buying stuff from each other,

    but if you had 5 accounts and bought stuff using 4 off the accounts and boosted it, it would look better.

    Realisitcally how much feedback do you need to list high risk items?

    5?10? 20? 100?
     
  4. Dannythehat

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    OK , I have not given much here as yet ... I will tell you what I did (to increase rep from 0 from buying items) do a search in eBay for items costing between $0.01 and $0.10 . Next , click the "free shipping option" you will find loads of junk shipping from China for free for 0.01 .. (Basically free) I have been doing this everyday for 3 months.. my rep is now at 680 , all paid instantly feedback etc etc ... Yes it's not selling rep , but trust me , 680 positives buying for about $20 is great .

    I really hope this helps some guys out.
     
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  5. lethbridge

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    I did this with my account years ago. There was tons of people selling virtual items for 1 to 50 cents. Basically it was like listing for sale a jpg image of your dog with a buyitnow of 1 cent. I bought a few hundred of them and got instant feedbacks from a wide variety of people from all over the world. Then I did the same thing, listed a picture in jpg format, basically everyone buying and selling them was just padding their feedback or burying some old negatives so you could get them off your first page of activity. Not sure if anyone is still doing this or if it would still work, but it worked great back when ebay was still a thing.
     
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  6. bigstuffpoppin

    bigstuffpoppin BANNED BANNED

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    wow i may try that honestly, is it a stealth account? if so how do you make a purchase on a stealth account , do you know if card.com works?

    also is feedback feedback? what i mean is buying feedback different from selling feedback as far as making you account strong?

    for examply say i want to sell a $200 item on a 10 buyer feedback account vs a 10 seller feedback account,

    do both of the accounts have the same chance of being suspended or the listing getting removed?
     
  7. XxUnivaxX

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    Instead just look for store that have lot of reviews and purchase history as they have automates scripts so when you buy a product they will give you an automated review. simple

    cheers
     
  8. Dannythehat

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    Not a stealth account. You can see the feedback score for both , trust me , if you have a buying and selling score of 0 , you will struggle , if you have 1000 5 star feedback (just buying feedback) people will trust you. Who would you trust , a guy with 0 buying feedback and 0 selling , or the guy with 2,570 5 star feedback for buying but 0 for selling??
     
  9. wam123434

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    Dang dude... this is an amazing idea!! I have to try this out! I'll update you guys on how it went after
     
  10. wam123434

    wam123434 Registered Member

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    If I can find a store that is selling ($0.01-$0.1) then this would be ideal; however, for legit products, it would be a HUGE investment to gain thousands of reps
     
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  11. wam123434

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    Well that depends on the item. But the top search results I usually see have reps averaging in the thousands if not the ten thousands
     
  12. Dannythehat

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    I have done a quick search, in the baby section and found about 50 .
     
  13. Dannythehat

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    You will find lots of products for 0.01 , someone will bid near the end , so most products you will pay between 0.02 - 0.10 , to win them.
     
  14. volupia

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    Why don't you do some research on products in demand. List them cheaper than your competition so your making a small profit.

    This is what i did and built up slowly. Its the best and safest way. I have been selling for 3 months and gained top rated and powerseller proof it works.
     
  15. The Curator

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    Just buy rings and chains for less than a dollar. 20 or so should get you to a nice feedback score to start with...your gf will love it!
     
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    Danny, Have you sold nothing at all? To get feedback to start I have sold things at cost or very near. Profit isn't a huge need until you start building that rep.
     
  17. The Curator

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    btw, consumers are dumb (if they weren't there would be no drop shipping because people would be shopping other sites), no one is checking feedback scores to see if it's buyer or seller feedback, just buy some cheap shit.
     
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    You can buy eBooks to boost your feedback. They cost $01-$0.5 each.
     
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  19. bigstuffpoppin

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    oh you have to loook for autcionts i thought it was for buy it now.
     
  20. snakeyes37

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    Only problem I can see with that method is that if you try and do that much feedback increase in a day, I'm sure somebody at eBay will take notice and realize what your doing...

    I tried something similar to what Dannythehat suggested and got caught by eBay for feedback manipulation many years ago.