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      Profit margins when reselling on eBay - Making money selling wholesale products

      I'm a self employed plasterer and am trying to get a sideline business buying and selling that I can then move over to after a year or so if it takes of.

      I have been looking around the site for about 4 days or so now, looking at the links to companies etc, but alot of the goods dont seem that cheap when I compare it to eBay / Google search etc.

      If the prices cant compare to ebay its going to be hard to make money (with an online business)

      Am I missing something or is this going to be alot harder than I thought?

      Thanks.

      Alan
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      Making high profits by selling products on eBay is all about selling low-cost products at a high price. For this, you must first identify the best products to sell. Inexpensive and small products are the best types to start with as they generate a high profit margin, particularly if the products have a significant market demand. You won’t be selling many products if nobody is interested in purchasing them. However, if there is a demand, you can sell products at a premium price that is 2 to 4 times more than what you originally paid for.eBay allows you to create any kind of storefront you want.

      Purchasing the products you want to sell, from a retailer will cost you far more than purchasing them from a wholesaler, as wholesale distributor offer them at a less retail price.Wholesale distributors allow you to buy in bulk, and low-cost products are extremely cheap when purchased in large volumes. You’ll be able to generate a higher profit margin by finding the best price on low-cost products when cross comparing wholesale distributors.there are a lot of wholesale distributors in the market
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      Thanks Sj i have been looking at all sorts of products on sites that offer trade accounts but when i search them on ebay theres always the same products being sold for the same prices i can pay if i buy x amount or cheaper :S so im a bit confused there.

      ill keep looking around see if i can find any decent prices for items i think that will sell.
      if you could maybe give me an example i would be much greatful.
      it sounds like im asking to be spoon fed but im not i just want to confirm that im not missing things or misreading things.

      no worries if not.

      thanks again.

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      Hi Tomcat,

      If you have a limited budget try Wholesale Deals UK - Wholesalers, Dropshippers, Importers & Distributors Database | Home | it will lead you directly to profitable wholesale and dropshipped deals.

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      ok thanks matey, I have just become a paid member so wil see how it goes for the first month.

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      thanks i was directed there in another post also. i have joined so fingers crossed.

      once i find something im interested in i guess i email or call them from the details provided?
      as i couldnt see an option to pay for it on the actual site?

      thanks

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      Yes correct, the benefit of the Wholesale Deals service is twofold:

      1. Your are instantly shown over 11,000 products that you can source and resell at a profit;

      2. You are shown how those products have been listed on eBay to maximise sales. Things like keywords used in the listing title, product image, etc are all very important factors and you can see them firsthand.

      You then use the contact details of the supplier, or the Wholesale Deals contact supplier form, to reserve your order.

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      i have messaged a company on there about a product i wanted to but have not heard back.
      shall i just call them do you think?

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      Hi Tomcat,

      Yes absolutely, some suppliers won't even consider you unless you contact them directly by phone. There are many reasons why at times suppliers don't reply:

      1. they may be selective with whom they will take on board;
      2. they may be closed for stock taking;
      3. they may be enjoying a national holiday depending on the country in which they are based;
      4. they may not deal with email enquiries unless they already know you;
      5. they may have not received your correspondence.

      Consider visiting the supplier in person, that way you can inspect the stock yourself. If that's not possible, a phone call or video call are the next best thing, followed by a letter and finally email. In fact, if you could send a letter before you call that would be best; you can then introduce yourself by letter and the supplier knows they should expect a call from you shortly. They may even reach you themselves using your contact details on your letter. One more reason to make your letter/approach enticing.

      Hope this helps

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      thats great thanks alot. i will write a letter to them then and let them know in the letter than i will contact them shortly at the end after introducing myself etc?

      al

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