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Need some help Kinda Desperate

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by ahmerkhan, Jun 26, 2015.

  1. ahmerkhan

    ahmerkhan Newbie

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    So long story short, I suffer from depression and almost died due to excessive drinking. I am now unemployed and need a source of income on the side as I get my life together. I found that that I really find Online marketing very interesting and keeps my mind off of drinking. I recently learned about Amazon to Ebay dropship on this site however that has been very slow only sold one product so far and have 350 products posted. I get some posts flagged to copyright photos, and some users claim that they are the only authorized sellers of a certain product. None the less I have had no luck. I am doing some sales by going to local thrift stores and reselling products but I definitely need to scale that business as its not very profitable.

    My question is that i am looking for any tip available,

    can anyone point me in the right direction with the amazon to ebay drop ship,
    What are some other ways I can make money on the web, I do not mean to waste your time, and dont want to be spoon fed but a few ideas to get me started will be greatly appreciated.
    I have read somethings about blogging, and amazon affiliate but dont know how that works. Any help or nudge will be greatly appreciated and I will be sure to pay it forward.
     
  2. archon10

    archon10 BANNED BANNED

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    mann, you're lucky. Online work makes me want to drink more. Wait until you get customers and start dealing with people. They will drive you to drink.
     
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  3. WizGizmo

    WizGizmo Super Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Very encouraging, I must say . . . NOT!

    @ahmerkhan: You need to work on your depression/addiction FIRST.
    Get into a rehab and/or counseling. Making a bunch of money is not
    the answer. At this point, it will only allow you to accellerate your
    drinking, since you will have more money to fuel your addiction.
     
  4. toml3030

    toml3030 Elite Member

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    Have you considered just getting a job, no matter how remedial? Making money off ebay isn't consistent source of income unless you've been doing it for a while and have some experience (especially when you're trying to do something literally thousands of people are doing at the same time)
     
  5. radiant13

    radiant13 Power Member

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    Forget the amazon to ebay arbitrage method, it's not sustainable or scaleable and not particularly safe/legal. I've looked into it and decided against it. Just my 2 cents on that one.

    One method that many have reported success with is meathead's that's a method I would try myself and have no problem recommending it. Good luck and let us know when the champagne money starts rolling in.
     
  6. ahmerkhan

    ahmerkhan Newbie

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    I have been sober for 6 months, and if you read my original post, I wanted to do this as a side income and more for a hobby to justify. I am not looking for money to buy more drinks. I am a college graduate and am back in the market for the job. Needed to recover from the hospital first. The extra money would be used to pay for the hospital bills I incurred during my long long stay with no insurance. I had just lost my job a month prior to my hospital trip. My loss of employement was due to a racist boss and not my drinking. The loss of the job increased the drinking. I am not looking for sympathy, and I just needed a hobby that can also be productive as a supplemental income. Please help if you can, judging me does no one any good.
     
  7. archon10

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    You would do better by doing something legit. Just read these forums. The people looking for sellers are scammers and the rest of the threads are about ebay catching up to the shady selling. Not really conducive to building a better lifestyle for an addict.
     
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