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Making a website for reselling

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by fhjais, Oct 3, 2012.

  1. fhjais

    fhjais Newbie

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    I'm working on a website that will act as a store, which users can add items to carts, and pay with paypal. When an order is placed, I will actually go to another website and make the customer's order, shipping to the customer's address, billing to mine. Do you think this is a good idea? My worries are:

    1. Making only a few dollars per sale
    2. Customers being able to find out that their orders are coming from somewhere else and that I'm charging 10-20% markup, and could in the future just go straight to the source and save money

    What do you think? Is this a good idea?
     
  2. bublifuk

    bublifuk Newbie

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    So what you are talking about is known as a dropshipping.
     
  3. Tenizen

    Tenizen Junior Member

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    Yup, its dropshipping...But this is typically done with 'wholesale' sites.

    You are probably going with regular retail prices....Just stick with wholesale unless you absolutely need to go retail.
     
  4. therage

    therage Senior Member

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    Lol it is not bad, but anything that is less than $3,200 monthly income in profits is not worth the time and energy for this kind of venture.
     
  5. fhjais

    fhjais Newbie

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    that's pretty dumb to say. that's like saying "any shoe larger than 10.5 is too big and a waste of money." wouldn't it be up to my discretion, lmao? your post helped in no way. i award you no points, and may god have mercy on your soul.