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Got my hands on high volume of items for sale, how do I go about it?

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by redjebo, Aug 29, 2016.

  1. redjebo

    redjebo Newbie

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    Hi All,

    I've found myself a high volume of branded electronic related items on good price and would like to sell them on ebay in big bulks. They are kind of small niche now, the boom was 8-10 years ago.

    I'm brand new to ebay selling and my listings don't generate any views/sales for now (only second day though). I tried to include as many keywords in the title, tried different arranging, lowered the price pretty low, but being new seller is tough and my listings are nowhere to be found if one doesn't search for specific long tail phrase.

    How would you go about this situation and is ebay even the right place to try and sell them or are there better places/approaches?

    thanks
     
  2. loedown

    loedown Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    If you're not getting any views its either going to be your Keywords suck or nobody cares about the product any longer.

    Have you tried craigslist?
     
  3. neilbhabuta

    neilbhabuta Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Have u tried doing a JV with someone else? They might have a higher level eBay account with rep
     
  4. redjebo

    redjebo Newbie

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    The keywords are more or less copy of the most selling listings in that niche. The interst is indeed somewhat low though as general.
    I just thought about Craigslist before posting here and am definitely gonna try it now when you suggest, thank you!
     
  5. AceWallGromit

    AceWallGromit Regular Member

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    If the product interest peaked 10 years ago it will be hard to move electronics unless they are a replacement part or have some connection to a vintage product or some collectible.

    In my top desk drawer I have a big mess of electronics from 5 years ago that are basically useless and will end up being recycled as no one would ever buy them let alone use them.

    If the parts could be repurposed somehow that's the direction I would go but selling an obsolete device might take a long time.
     
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    redjebo Newbie

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    That's a good idea, thank you! I'm kind of a lone wolf personality, but given that someone out there might be so much more experienced and willing to cooperate with me is definitely worth trying.

    thanks again
     
  7. redjebo

    redjebo Newbie

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    They are not that obsolete though. Still selling on ebay and still have their merits as pc/phone adds. In fact, there are no new standards that would replace those, but the thing is those items are most often sold in pairs with other item. Rarely by itself.

    Thanks for your input!
     
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