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selling info products on ebay?

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by Zozja, May 4, 2010.

  1. Zozja

    Zozja Registered Member

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    Hey guys,

    I'm curious. Have any of you ever sold info products on ebay? If so, did it work well? I figure if you had guides going in several niches you could make pretty good money. What do you think?

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  2. bryanon

    bryanon Executive VIP Premium Member

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    Not nearly worth the effort if you ask me.

    Sure, you can sell any kind of PLR cr*p for $3-5 a piece on ebay (and get past the virtual goods restrictions by offering your customers to EITHER get a CD by post (14 days) OR opt for a virtual version), but in the long run (well, actually in the short run as well) you'll end up spending a countless number of hours managing your auctions and only get pocket change in return.
     
  3. hpgoodboy

    hpgoodboy Newbie

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    It "works".

    I mean it works for ebay. Done that. Got power seller status. Only problem, I "made" $3,000 in a month but I spend $3,100 in ebay fees.
     
  4. bryanon

    bryanon Executive VIP Premium Member

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    I rest my case :p
     
  5. Bestbuyfoam

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    Egay will eat your lunch if your not careful...
    I use to be the second biggest sword & knife seller on Egay...
    But they want all the money and it is a place to buy and sell somewhere else...
    To many direct importers selling their stuff and cut you out...

    Have a blessed one...
     
  6. bryanon

    bryanon Executive VIP Premium Member

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    A little bit offtopic but where do you do your business nowadays? Not that I'd want to compete (as a matter of fact I know nothing about knifes & swords) but thought it might be interesting as there are a lot of people from different areas experiencing the exact same thing you were.
     
  7. suave

    suave Regular Member

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    same here been doing some egay trans acctions and the fees, shipping are just killing me need to be ready cause Last month I was just horrible no sales not even 1 and I usually sell at least once a day and know my fees are way too much.

    Good Luck
    Suave
     
  8. Bestbuyfoam

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    I still sell stuff but I started back in 1999 on ebay quit selling knives and swords about 5 years ago, as I said I was the second biggest dealer on there and the biggest dealer is still on the his name is fivestardeal...but when the direct importers started selling and having their whole families selling then it was all over I just didn't sell them no more...Now I use to sell a lot of furniture on there and made good money their just got tired of it...there is still good money to be made on furniture but it depends on where you are located...if your by a coast where it come in you can make awesome money...like California or New York...We use to buy from Cali. and we shipped more back to the place where it was imported to...

    Have a blessed one...
     
  9. iq465

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    Back when I sold info on ebay (ebooks) I was the only one selling my content so it worked well. I had one auction ending each day and started the bids at .99 and averaged a sale of $11. Find a niche and write your own book :)
     
  10. Jonny13131

    Jonny13131 Regular Member

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    Nobody on ebay is interested in info product.
     
  11. bryanon

    bryanon Executive VIP Premium Member

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    Welcome to the forum. You're off to a fantastic start!

    I suppose you're right, though. After all, nobody in the Internet is interested in learning to play harp and nobody in the world is interested in 1987 Toyota Corollas.

    But allow me to let you in a little secret - in 2008, eBay had 85.7 MILLION active users. In human language, this means that on eBay, you can sell ANYTHING YOU BLOODY WELL PLEASE as long as your auction is attractive enough, pricing reasonable and competition not too tough.