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Looking to start my own brand name shoe e-business

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by mikemcory, Jan 11, 2012.

  1. mikemcory

    mikemcory Newbie

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    Hey everyone, I'm going to start my own online shoe business. I was just wondering where the best places/websites would be to go to get the best deal on brand name shoes. I'm going to outsource my site to someone in india for real cheap, and basically dropship after people place orders. If anyone has a good wholesale connection, or any idea where I can go to get started, I'd appriciate it greatly.

    Thanks for everything!
     
  2. JohnnyMantus

    JohnnyMantus Registered Member

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    Mike's Shoe Outlet coming soon ..

    Nice ring to it :)

    Seems like a very competitive niche

    What makes you want to get into this?

    John
     
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    jr_sci Senior Member

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    I would say better try with Google adwords, say for example Jordan Shoes have a good amount of search etc.. Try to do some competitive research and get into adwords. !
     
  4. mikemcory

    mikemcory Newbie

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    Yes, but I plan on outsourcing my site, and dropshipping, because buying and selling shoes would be a pain in the ass due to the fact that not everyone has the same shoe size... I need to find where I could dropship from; would anyone have any suggestions as to where I could find catalogs of shoes at wholesale pricing?
     
  5. naturalbornthriller

    naturalbornthriller BANNED BANNED

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    Check out this thread by Dizz http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/dropshipping-wholesale-hookups/102761-starting-master-wholesale-distributor-list.html. It's long as hell, but look through the lists he has on there and you might find what you're looking for. If not, PM him and he can find what you need for you. He's pretty busy these days, but he will get back to you.
     
  6. KraftyKyle

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    Check out this site and try to be like them. Might be the best example of customer service I've ever seen.

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    http://www.zappos.com

    In all honesty though, if you're thinking you'll be able to "just outsource everything," you may want to think twice. If it was that easy, everyone would be doing it.