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Which cheap items can I reliably sell to beef up Feedback rating?

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by soultrain, May 11, 2011.

  1. soultrain

    soultrain Newbie

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    Hello everyone,

    I don't have a new account, and I'm not looking for the "traditional" startup feedback manipulation.

    I have an account of ~6 months, with ~300 feedback. Now, a few months ago I had some customers open customer disputes against me (my error in shipping), so my seller performance rating went "below standard". And it's affected everything, with sales dropping, etc.

    My seller performance won't be able to rise again until my % of opened cases falls below 1% again. So basically, I am trying to accumulate more and more legitimate transactions so that my track record is "in the clear" again. In the meantime, sales are slowing down, so this is getting harder and harder to do! :(

    My question is: Are there any small, cheap evergreen items that sell reliably and consistently? Ideally I would lose money doing this by undercutting the competition, I would be glad to take a $0.50 loss per item if it meant these legitimate transactions would bolster my seller performance. Any and all help is appreciated .. these new EB updates are killing me!
     
  2. Hollister

    Hollister Newbie

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    you can sell coupons from the newspapers.
     
  3. bluhat

    bluhat Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Marketplace seller Premium Member

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    Of-course that is reliable.
     
  4. soultrain

    soultrain Newbie

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    Trolls aside, let me emphasize that I'm not looking for anything to actually make money from. I'm looking for a theoretical situation where items cost $2.00, chinese vendors are selling for $2.05, and that I can sell for $1.00 and just lose money but build my transaction count. Any real advice on this?
     
  5. llewopsnimajneb

    llewopsnimajneb Regular Member

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    You could just post a heap of cheap whatever, open a number of new accounts behind a number of proxies, and buy them from yourself... save time effort and money...
     
  6. Hoggie

    Hoggie Newbie

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    Sell Ebooks for pennies.
     
  7. Hollister

    Hollister Newbie

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    Seriously, I really am selling coupons to up my shipping feedbacks. 99 cents, $44 cent stamp, I make a few cents but increase feedbacks. I suspect about 1/4 of the buyers purchase the coupons just to build their own feedback.
     
  8. moneysavvy

    moneysavvy Junior Member

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    Buy envelopes in bulk and sell them either individually, or in lots of 10, 20 ,30 etc...

    Hope this helps.
     
  9. Virus1

    Virus1 Supreme Member

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    hahahaha I hope you are not serious....
     
  10. Tyrone

    Tyrone Registered Member

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    Create and sell your own website template/layouts or "wallpaper"
     
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