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How do you sell items on eBay you dont own?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by undefine, Jan 27, 2017.

  1. undefine

    undefine Newbie

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    Hey there,

    I have a few simple questions. I know there are many out there who list items on eBay which they find on Amazon for a lower price.

    How do you handle buyer requests who want to see certain detailed pictures?
    Do you have any note inside the auction that shipping will actually be through Amazon and not by yourself?

    Are there any tools which make it easier to copy a Listing from Amazon to eBay?

    greez
     
  2. yitaoz

    yitaoz Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Handling buyer request to see item - either Google it, or buy one yourself to take pictures with (then ship it out to a buyer later)
    I don't usually put a note - if I do they'll just buy off amazon
     
  3. undefine

    undefine Newbie

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    Hmm... thank you. I red that some people are listing more than 500 items. I couldnt imagine that they go that far for a request which might not even lead to a sale. And in worst case you bought a 2000 USD TV and wont ever sell it - yeah you can make nice pictures with it.

    I was wondering if an honest answer would work out that sais "Im sorry - I dont have the items here, I only resell them"

    Do you do it all by hand or is there a tool to make life easier with copying listings?
     
  4. HoNeYBiRD

    HoNeYBiRD Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I wouldn't mention that you're a reseller, because that can make potential buyers think and they will find your source more than likely or if not specifically your source, any source where the item is cheaper and they will shop there.

    The picture issue: you can ask the Amazon seller to provide you with pictures or practically anyone who sells the same, just pretend to be a buyer.
     
  5. undefine

    undefine Newbie

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    I get your point. But dont buyer assume that a reseller has different sources than a regular buyer?

    My seller Accounts have 500- 10 000 feedback. If I dont have to worry about a buyer looking to buy it from somewhere else, there wouldnt be any other issues, right?
    Do you know of a way to speed up the process of copying listings?

    thanks for the answers