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      Any Verifiable esources.co.uk Success Stories Out There?

      Hello guys,

      I was wondering if anyone here has used esources.co.uk and developed a successful business through their service.

      I'm thinking of starting an online business using dropshippers mainly but I'm still not sure how to proceed because I'm not quite sure who to trust out there. I've been stung quite a few times by online ventures that sound genuine but end up being a waste of money.

      Some of the USPs that have been mentioned for esources.co.uk on this website are that they offer a free ecommerce website with free hosting and also paypal & google checkout enabled. I've also read that they've got the largest wholesale & dropshipper directory out there.

      What I'd please like to know is if anyone has made a successful online business from all these. Is anyone currently earning some sort of decent income from an ecommerce website obtained from esources.co.uk? If so please share so I can take a look and judge for myself.

      Like I said, I've grown quite cynical when it comes to earning a living online. However, I'm seriously considering esources.co.uk. But when I see the speed and frequency with which esources.co.uk is recommended on this website, usually by the same group of people, something tells me to exercise caution and invesitgate further before paying their 50 subsription fee.

      If anyone out there can help address my concerns, I'd be extremely grateful.

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      Mrdepee that's understandable, there are way too many scams online. eSources is mainly a directory of vetted wholesalers and drop shippers, and as far as we know it's the largest of its kind online. This is the main reason it comes recommended by Wholesale Forum members. There are also testimonials published by eSources members at https://www.esources.co.uk/premiumbuyer.php

      The free ecommerce website is an added bonus, having tested it we can say it is superior to any ecommerce solution you may get from any drop shipper, and on top of that it's included free, you can choose not to use it or use it, the main benefit of eSources is that you will always have a supply of constantly vetted trade distributors at your disposal.

      What are you aiming to achieve? What is your budget? How much time can you invest? What is your objective?

      1. Are you trying to build a business with long term potential, or are you only interested in a part time income?

      2. Are you dedicating yourself to your business part time or full time?

      For 15 you can get access to the largest resource of verified trade contacts on the web, as well as a fully functional ecommerce store, which is an extremely small investment for all the value offered. The question is whether you are ready to go into business. If you are not, you risk to get eaten up by a lot of the drop ship scams and fraudsters out there.

      First educate yourself. Then, once you are ready, don't hesitate to join Esources, it's the best value for money investment your money can buy in the resale business.

      It would be interesting to read about your other experiences you mentioned. You said: "I've been stung quite a few times by online ventures that sound genuine but end up being a waste of money.". Which services have you tried to date?
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      Thanks for your thoughts WholesaleForum.

      I've got a fulltime job at the moment and I'm not doing badly, so I'm looking to build a business with long term potential. My budget is limited to a few hundred pounds and I can only do this part time because of my day job. In any case, I'm not expecting to start a business and get rich next week because I understand success can never be achieved without hardwork. However I wouldn't want to start anything where my hardwork is benefiting someone else and I'm getting very little or nothing in return.


      I'm not a newbie when it comes to online ventures but I can't claim to be very experienced either. That is why I'm looking out for a service like esources.co.uk, that will give me the tools I need and the support to build my business. In such a situation, I'll happily pay a subscription.

      In the past I've sought dropshippers and wholesalers from Alibaba.com, DHgate.com, etc. And I've also looked into stuff like affiliate businesses, trying to promote products on clickbank, and a few other pyramid scheme ventures. None of these have worked. In fact based on my experiences from Alibaba, which is saturated with fraudsters and manufacturers of imitation products, I've decided to steer clear of any wholesalers or dropshippers from China and its surroundings claiming to be distributors or manufacturers of brand named products like electronics, computers, mobile phones etc.., because I've found they're all fake or imitation products.

      I still need to learn a lot to succed in an online business but I've grown a bit savvy due to my previous experiences. So, that is why I'm hoping to get some assurances or see some sort of proof that esources.co.uk is going to be as useful as it is appearing to be.

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      Thanks for the details, here is the situation. You have limited time to invest, therefore you have the following two options:

      Option 1. Buy from cheap reliable sources locally. Identifying authentic branded deals from abroad will often require you to order in bulk and monitor offers closely, which requires time. Instead identify local sources that can supply you with low MOQ deals. Esources has about 8 times more sources than any other UK wholesale site, but for this purpose you may find wholesaledeals.co.uk more suitable.

      Option 2. If you want to source directly from manufacturers, instead of spreading yourself thin, identify ONE product that will earn you good margins (aim for a markup of 300-500%). Here is what we recommend when sourcing from overseas (in your case from outside the EU):

      i. Limit your sourcing to small, low weight, items that can be air freighted. This allows you to skip the complexities of importing by sea, which often requires an intermediary, knowledge of customs procedures, etc. With air freight, you pay for duties and UK VAT to your courier in advance, and your order reaches you directly at your address. Your courier takes care of the entire importing process without too much importing hassle for you.

      ii. Research which items have potential. To give you an example, the moment you heard about the launch of the iPhone 4 and had precise specifications and dimensions, you should have been on the phone to your Hong Kong or China agent or manufacturer ordering an air shipment of covers or accessories for the iPhone 4. In this case you are sure that demand will outstrip supply for a couple of months, and can rake in the profits while the demand spike lasts.

      To identify such trends, be an avid reader of news and publications related to your chosen industry. They are the ideal reference for finding out new trends ahead of the market. Also you can use market research tools, some of which have been discussed at https://www.wholesaleforum.com/discu...arch-tools-67/

      Hope this helps. Never buy branded goods from China (DHGate and Alibaba are unfortunately flooded with fake goods), and avoid any drop shipper asking for a fee. They charge fees because that's the only way they can make money. If they tried to sell their own goods, they would have been bankrupt a long time ago

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      Thanks again for the info.

      However it looks like esources are offering more for their annual subscription. Wholesaledeals offer a monthly subscription, so what advantages has wholesaledeals got over esources.

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      With esources you get access to a larger range of suppliers, a free Paypal/Google checkout enabled ecommerce store with free hosting ready to accept payments, and the eBay business handbook when you join for the year. You also get eBay market research credits (details at eBay Competition Analysis - eSources Market Research Wizard Intro Tour - eSources.co.uk)

      Wholesaledeals specializes in referring profitable UK deals, mainly from UK suppliers, by comparing them to current eBay and Amazon listings. MOQs are generally low, which means you can verify the profitability of an item, order it from the wholesaler, store it and sell it, and then reinvest the profits into more stock. You should also be able to find deals with 1 unit MOQs for drop shipping.

      If you are looking to import small bulk lots as discussed in option ii above, try GlobalSources.com

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