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Where do you dropship at?

Discussion in 'Dropshipping & Wholesale Hookups' started by tbrizell, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. tbrizell

    tbrizell Junior Member

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    Since so much has changed with ebay and paypal and a few others I'm just curious to know where some of you are still able to dropship from?

    I personally can't deal with or afford the hold times on ebay or paypal......have tried ioffer and amazon but haven't had as much success as I've had with ebay in the past. I've even dealt with a few different payment processors that can hold things up as well. Craigslist only works for me when I have product on hand so dropshipping doesn't work there.

    Not that I want your secrets to success or anything I'm just wanting to know have you been able to successfully still play the dropshipping game? Sell a product, then pay for it AFTER the customer pays for it. Or are you having to sell the product, pay for it yourself and then wait for the customer to pay you? Which in my opinion defeats the whole purpose of dropshipping (tried to explain that to paypal but they wouldn't listen).
     
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    And let me add I'm mainly posting this because I have tons of products I can dropship: unlocked phones, clothes, hair products, sim cards, shoes, even high end products like blackberry playbooks, iphones, ipads, computer software, and most are US sellers and suppliers.....but I really have ran out of sources to try and do some selling of these products. Sure I can order the product then sell it but that's not dropship. That's buying and selling. I can't buy on the level I used to so I'm only really selling a few items at a time if even that because of affordability and some suppliers have a high MOQ making it impossible for me to purchase that much at one time..........If I could still dropship I'd have 5 digits in a few months with the products my suppliers have. I could sell on ebay but can't ship without payment.

    Just running in circles, wondering if dropshipping is still even alive anymore....I see so many people in the thread saying they do dropship but are you guys getting orders?
     
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    I used to drop ship quite a bit, but have since quit. It is too much of a headache for me to deal with. I dont like dealing with number crunching or customer relations, and thats all that industry is. On top of that, the risk is incredibly dependent on your supplier.

    Dead model if youre doing it over internet properties with massive fees. Im sure it is still profitable through other channels though.