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I don't get why everywhere is recommend making an e-commerce shop?

Discussion in 'Dropshipping & Wholesale Hookups' started by april6e, May 11, 2012.

  1. april6e

    april6e Junior Member

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    Can't you dropship without an e-commerce shop? At least in Amazon's case, the customer is essentially paying you through amazon's system and you are fulfilling the order.

    So why would you need a separate website, especially when amazon doesn't allow upsells?
     
  2. moneymo2018

    moneymo2018 Junior Member

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    Well a shop gives you your own control and you don't have to worry about paying amazon fee's plus your not restricted on what you want to sell. At least that's why I think ppl own ecommerce shops. I have one myself.
     
  3. krayzietalent

    krayzietalent Junior Member

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    More control and instant payments pretty much. I had a site I built and it earned a little more than $1k profit in the first week. Pretty decent, and since I was getting paid directly to my PayPal account I could use the funds to build my business faster then if I had to wait xx days to be paid. So there's a lot of pluses. And you can give customers deals, raise/lower the prices for events, etc. There's a lot of ways to increase conversions once you get the traffic.

    The down side is processing payments. If PayPal puts a hold on funds that could instantly stop your cash flow (that's what happened to me). And getting a merchant account so you can process your own payments is no cake walk.
     
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    whynot_ Newbie

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    How much did you have to spend on advertising to get that much business in one week?
     
  5. zai21

    zai21 Regular Member

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    With the power of SEO and PPC our stores gets over a couple thousand customers per day. The idea is to build a brand and not quick money with Amazon.
     
  6. whynot_

    whynot_ Newbie

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    Well, I will be studying SEO so that I can learn these tactics. I once had a site that never got 1 sale.. Devastating...
     
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    Also would like to know this .... and, which products do you sell making such high profit?