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no hassle ebay selling = £3k / month

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by ardley216, Sep 1, 2010.

  1. ardley216

    ardley216 Elite Member

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    ok ebay always finds my paper trail and bans me after a couple of months... not sure why, i do everything by the book (99% of the time..)

    so i was thinking... i got products to sell.. but ebay says no.. how can i sell them? craiglists? gumtree? amazon? i still thought.. this is still alot of effort..

    then i saw randomly a google ad on the side of gumtree.. "ebay selling assistant" and had a brain wave... why sell myself, when they can sell for me!!

    basically.. they pick up your stuff, they do allll the selling and dealing with the @rseholes you get sometimes... NO HASSLE! just wait a few weeks and they pay you through bank transfer or cheque :) no paypal, cos they'd rape me again.

    yeah sure they may take about 30% in fees, but my seller sells his items for 30% more! and remember no paypal ebay fees for me.. so actual profit is 100%

    6 months into this idea and im making £3,000 a month.

    its just too easy
     
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  2. eBayMafia

    eBayMafia BANNED BANNED

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    Is that 30% + eBays percentage, or just a base of 30% and they eat the eBay fee's?
     
  3. ardley216

    ardley216 Elite Member

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    30% and they eat ebay fees :)
     
  4. ryuken

    ryuken Junior Member

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    hmmm, potentially decent idea, not using paypal, lol.
     
  5. ninjastealth

    ninjastealth Newbie

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    This idea is of the chain!!! lol
     
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    not sure i understand you

    one thing is you need your stuff to be more than £30 for decent profit :)
     
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    What are you selling?
     
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    jheyslow Senior Member

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    Is ebay assistant available to non US? would they sell replicas?
     
  9. CeeK_09

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    Good question...might need to go dive into their policies
     
  10. .david.

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    hahaha.. making an ebay assistant sell replicas! lol

    Poor guys have no idea what's in store for them.. :D
     
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    ninjastealth Newbie

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    Two meanings to what i said....its good and its something new that i have never seen before "of the chain of normal ideas"
     
  12. ninjastealth

    ninjastealth Newbie

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    wtf you talking about? hes been doin it for 6 months and everything is fine! They would know what there doing and are probably much more trusted then normal sellers.
     
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  13. CeeK_09

    CeeK_09 BANNED BANNED

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    So in a sense, wouldn't that make you(us) the dropshipper then? :D

    This could be brilliant...
     
  14. iquickship

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    I have one of these selling assistants located near me, I can promise you they will not take replicas, these are businesses not random individual as far as I can tell. My local store is one of three located in my metroplex.
     
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    I didn't see any mention of replicas in the OP. Are these replicas?

    Do you have a USA contact?

    Thanks.
     
  16. ardley216

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    i sell memory cards... no replicas, they're just OEM memory cards... i did sell a batch or 2 of peerfume bought for £5 each sold for £50 :p... but i thought i might stick to memory cards..

    yes they do have assistants outside of the US.

    ebay have a whole list of guys, although the biggest ones (my seller is top rated platinum power seller) are found on the internet. google.

    i share my method because its soo easy, all you need is to find some products to sell, get some cash and you're done. i started with £50 :p
     
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    Hey ardley i have a question. I am still confused D: ok so i just searched for a seller assistant in my area and i found this one power seller and he has like 50000 positive feedback but he charges 35%.. So lets say i bought something for 10 dollars and give it to him. After that, i tell him to list the item for 15 dollars which i bought for 10 dollars then lets say he sold it and he takes 35% of that 15 dollars , this means he would get 5.25 dollar (35% of 15dollars) then the remaining money i would get from him is 9.75. I would not gain any profit and i would rather end up losing 25 cents. I need some clarification D:
     
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    your problem is the margins. even if you were to do it yourself you'd be looking at a loss. ebay/paypal fees are about 15%, then you got to add in packaging costs, postage, and @arseholes.

    now, you got to find a product that sells for alot more than you buy it for. i buy my items for $9 (£5.50 ish) and sell for £40... thats what you call a profit.
     
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    so what makes a good assistant, is it one of the shops or a pwerseller?
     
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    Here in the US you see EBay Partner stores in most good sized cities. The ones near me take care of everything. You just drop off the items and wait. They handle the photos, ad placing, and fulfillment. :)