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What do you sell on Ebay to make money?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Atomic21, Sep 19, 2008.

  1. Atomic21

    Atomic21 Junior Member

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    Does anybody on here actually make any money selling legitimate products on Ebay? What products do you sell? I'm not asking you to give me your source. I'm just wondering what people are selling. Everybody talks about selling replicas but that seems too risky. I used to sell replica products back in the late 90s and made a ton of money but Ebay is cracking down now. I've tried a few wholesale companies but had to put up thousands of items just to make a few bucks.
     
  2. krofta

    krofta Newbie

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    I sold many cellphone accessories on ebay.. Have to act quick as many new cellphone models launched every month..
     
  3. simo

    simo Junior Member

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    i make decent earn but sorry i wont tell yuo what i sell
     
  4. SteamyMcSteam

    SteamyMcSteam Junior Member

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    Honesty, ebay is hard now. Prices are too cheap from others, and fees are too high. I sell a little bit of websites I whip up and sell them there sometimes, but that's it.
     
  5. Schub

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    A friend of mine is doing replica handbags, but I told her to wrap things up, because of the crackdown going on.

    Honestly, from my experience eBay isn't really that great of an option any more, unless you have a hookup from a supplier.
     
  6. cparainmaker

    cparainmaker BANNED BANNED

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    Well I like to sell kidney's, I make infinty margin on them because I just whack people over the head with a club and rip it out from there. I'm doing pretty well making about $0-50k a sale!
     
  7. Schub

    Schub Newbie

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    LOL ... no need to even feel guilty about that either, that's why we are born with 2 of them....
     
  8. bizcredit

    bizcredit Power Member

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    How do you get $0 a sale? mjjj
     
  9. secretboy08

    secretboy08 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    the ones that don't sell and rot.no earning on them.
    this is not a saturated niche.if you wanna sign up use my affiliate link for daily*kidney suppliers.LOL
     
  10. simo

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    na theres no money in them no more the chinese are copying them now so theres too much competition:p
     
  11. Atomic21

    Atomic21 Junior Member

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    Wow, 50k a kidney. I might have to try this one.

     
  12. Atomic21

    Atomic21 Junior Member

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    :( Come on, share a little. Thats what this site is for. I'm not asking for your supplier. Just tell me whats making you some cash.

    I used to sell jewelry and made a ton of cash but now I can't make anything.

     
  13. bizkiller

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    i used to dropship... from this one hk company..

    so, here is the lil trick you might know/ not know about..

    i tried selling some hk electronics via dropshipping on u.s ebay, but didnt work out well..

    but then, i was like "hell, let's go for other one!"

    so i went to uk ebay, and it sold pretty well,

    i sold my electronics everytime i listed. lol

    go for uk. there's money in there.
     
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  14. diejie7

    diejie7 Newbie

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    good for u! can u tell me ur source? via pm maybe? lol :yield:

    im kinda newbie on ebay actually, and bhw help me alot!

    ps: i havent found good dropship till now. :(
     
  15. megabump

    megabump Registered Member

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    Buy stuff from local auctions and resell.
     
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    I have done okay selling used unlocked cell phones. The problem is finding enough to sell.
     
  17. zebrahat

    zebrahat Elite Member

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    My understanding is if you set up an eBay account ID based on being in certain forreign countries, eBay drops the fees for running auctions. This could help bring up the ROI for those working with thin margins.
     
  18. irancrude

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    Hello,

    Key here is to find a niche in need of solutions, not genius work at all, but if you spot one hot then you could end making money, you mentioned that used to sell jewelry, well that's a huge niche on ebay, lets think more on this, what about pearls? or 24k gold items? what about gold coin collectors? I bet there is people looking specifically for that kind of items, right now on ebay so think deeper Use E*bay tools to spot hot niches, avoid competing with the big sharks, if you got a nice feedback that could help you as well.

    More tips: if you still can not find a market say ebay good bye for some time. I suggest to use your providers and built a Yaho*o store and start promoting like crazy around the web (add good content as well) Promote offline also, on magazines, newspapers, etc. TIP: Spot a city or state (US) where for example jewelry sales are higher than other places focus there, then keep adding promotions like get a free 24k gold chain after you 5th order, (restrictions apply ;) )etc
    This could give you some reputation and drive more sales. Assist to related events and make contacts while promoting your business as well.

    The story keeps going but you got the idea I guess, if still needing advice PM'me :)

    Maurice


     
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  19. laptopdiva

    laptopdiva Junior Member

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    Great advice Irancrude!

    I usually only use ebay to sell my personal stuff. Makes more than a garage sale. lol

    I'm sure there's still a boat load of money to be made on ebay if you can compete.

    I would use it to funnel traffic if I had a product to sell, or even as an affiliate. Again, it's about thinking out of the box.

     
  20. 2 4 k

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    Best thing to do is look at the wanted section and sort through what people are wanting to buy.. source it cheap from DHGATE or BELTAL and offer to sell it to the wanted lister..

    of course there are lots of other tools to see what is popular on eBay.. and the one time where eBay can crank out some decent cash in in the Chrssy hols..