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Starting an online shop. Many questions.

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by james222, Jan 19, 2015.

  1. james222

    james222 Newbie

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    Hi everyone! I have been lurking on this forum, and decided that it was time to start making money. After a couple days of searching, I have finally found a legit wholesaler that actually lets its customers make money. My plan would be to start an online shop, an ebay account and an amazon account and outsource to my website as much as I can to avoid ebay & amazon fees. Since I am only 15, I was wondering if I have to be 18 to register a company in Canada? Also, should I start selling 1 item with more of that item in stock, or more items with less of these items in stock? Forgot to mention, I will be selling computer parts, such as GPUs, CPUs, and probably laptops.

    Other tips are also appreciated :)
    Thanks.
     
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  2. mendes

    mendes Junior Member

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    Hi... will you dropship or buy and resell?
    If the second, you'll need some starting cash you know?

    Best of luck!
     
  3. RB1987

    RB1987 Junior Member

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    I think your Age might be a factor here what you'r trying to do. Right me if i am wrong. Thanks
     
  4. Tails

    Tails BANNED BANNED

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    Only 15 and thinking of registering a company? the force is strong in this one.
     
  5. virtual.indiano

    virtual.indiano Regular Member

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    What platform are you starting your site on?

    Do not go for a simple CMS like wordpress in the start. Go for a more complex one like prestashop or magento. It will take time but you will save loads of amount of time in future. You are 15 years old, so you have time on your hands to learn complex things easily.

    Remember you are starting a brand and not a website. Only then you will have a kick ass looking website, Plan your website look, Make a marketing calender for your social promotions. Look out for competitors for ideas.

    These are a few things which came into my mind. There are many more in the ecommerce arena.
     
  6. zubidoo

    zubidoo Regular Member

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    If you make under 30k in sales u dont need to register.
     
  7. Nate009

    Nate009 Regular Member

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    also i think its worth thinking of a niche rather than making just a shop that sells everything - i wish you the best of luck young man!