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eBay Strategy

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by jfranco1124, May 31, 2013.

  1. jfranco1124

    jfranco1124 Newbie

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    I know many people have posts about this same strategy on eBay by reselling services bought on fiverr such as youtube views, facebook likes, followers etc. This week was my first time using this strategy and I wanted to share my success, well, atleast what I define as success. Okay, so about 5 years ago (I'm 17) I made an ebay account intending to use it for purchasing video games and whatever. Then this year I rediscovered it because I totally forgot about it and last month I decided to try and start earning some money. My first day I bought 4 ebooks (pdf) that were about making money on ebay by selling nothing, seo, blogging, and getting traffic. I bought all these books for about a 1.50 total. I started re listing and reselling these books for about .99 cents each. Over a month, I sold about 20 of them without even trying. So this month I stepped up my effort by creating a wordpress blog that described each ebook and pointed them to either purchasing the cheap ebooks on my ebay store or at my webnode website e-store directly for a discount. Then, this week I started reselling youtube views, likes, and followers from fiverr. On my first week alone I made about 20 dollars profit from 5 sales! I then created a wordpress trying to sell the services directly, because the ebay fees were cutting into my profit too much. What do you think? What should I improve? How should i get traffic to my blogs?
    Thanks for any help
    -john
     
  2. scallen37

    scallen37 Junior Member

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    If I could offer you some advice, is to stick to physical goods on eBay. I actually made a decent profit from selling eBooks and Fiverr services, and small jobs I could outsource to people on oDesk for a cheaper price. The problem is that people selling services on Fiverr and who do those small jobs on places like oDesk are usually doing it in an illegitimate manner and it won't be long before you are selling Youtube views and someones Youtube accounts gets suspended and they leave you a negative or file a "Item not as described" and you have to refund them - even though you had already paid for the service. Nobody sells intangible goods long term on eBay.
     
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    jfranco1124 Newbie

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    thanks for the input! This is just a short time thing to earn some startup money before I invest in another project!
     
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    Selling online service or product can meet hard times with all their requirments, so make sure you stick with physical products
     
  5. jfranco1124

    jfranco1124 Newbie

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    what do you mean with all their requirements?