Auction Information

The Drop Shipping Business


You have suddenly found the perfect business and you are all geared up to make lots of money. You have see the ads about Drop shipping and it sounds great.

Well of course it is great for some people! BUT will it be great for you?

Of course it will you think! Well think again its not as easy as it sounds and don't be fooled into thinking you don't need money.

First of all you start your search for drop shippers, Wow there is loads. Go on click on one or two.

That's right you have a found a great drop shipper but first of all they want a joining fee, OK you join, now what! You find it is a list with loads of drop shippers you can use. This is even better, so you click on one or two, and lo and behold they want you to pay as well to sell their products!

Is it a wind up? No they really do, It might be just a few pounds or a lot of pounds. And then to make things worse some of them want holding fee to make sure you use their site. It could be 20 or 30 depending on which site you pick. They call it a trust.

OK you pay up again, but oh the disappointment when you see their sale products, Most of them are already advertised on Ebay and other auction sites, and when you check they are selling them at much cheaper prices than you could ever hope to do.

WOW again, you have found one that is really free to use, yes there are a few out there. BUT a slight drawback. They have a big warehouse, but evidently this warehouse only stocks one of each product or so it seems.

Ok you decide to have a go any way, perhaps you have chosen jewellery, so you go to Ebay and put a gorgeous gold ring on auction for five days. Great someone has made a bid, at the end of five days you find you have made a nice little profit. They pay up and off you go to warehouse to pay the cash so the ring will be drop shipped to the customer.

Oh dear they have run out of stock! not surprising when there was only one to start with. What do you tell your happy customer who thinks they have just got a bargain and they are eagerly waiting for it.

What a great start, your disgruntled customer leaves you negative feedback and wham that's a black mark on Ebay.

So back you go and read every thing you can if they have a forum. What is the advice that you find, Purchase first to be sure of the product then put it for sale. So much for starting your business without having to spend.

If you can afford to purchase it then go ahead, it is a risk like anything else, but when you see hundreds of the same or similar on the auction you just have to hope that yours is the chosen one that they bid on.

Its quite true that some one some where will bid on anything, so instead of spending 10 or 20 on a piece of jewellery or whatnot, take a tenner and go to your nearest pound shop and buy ten items, see what you make on them.

That is my advice, take it or leave it. I bet you make a profit.

Sylvia White Author and website owner of http://www.sylviawh.co.uk; http://www.u-want-money.com; http://www.geocities.com/sylviaworkathome


MORE RESOURCES:
This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news


Thailand's PTTEP Q1 profits rise, prepares for gas auctions | Reuters
Reuters
Thailand's PTT Exploration andProduction Pcl said on Thursday first-quarter netprofit rose 21 percent as revenue increased on higher energyprices and that it was seeking growth through the acquisition ofnew assets.

and more »


CNBC

Modigliani nude expected to lead spring art auctions with record price of $150 million
CNBC
Sotheby's on Tuesday unveiled a painting by Amedeo Modigliani that's expected to fetch more than $150 million at next month's auction, making it one of the most expensive ever to go under the hammer. The painting, called "Nu couche (sur le cote gauche ...

and more »


New York Post

JFK's rocking chair is up for auction
New York Post
“This offered American Flag, in our opinion, the most likely and convincingly documented to be THE flag that was anchored to the right side of the hood of the President's limousine,” according to Goldin Auctions. The 28-by-19-inch flag featuring yellow ...

and more »


Cleveland Jewish News

Auction newbies take note: do your research
Cleveland Jewish News
Many people watch antique auction shows on television, but few understand the process. According to Vincent Olivares, co-owner of Not Your Mother's Estate Sale in Valley View, and Carrie Pinney, business manager at Cowan's Auctions in Warrensville ...



Park Cities People

Vaughn Mansion Auction Draws Interest
Park Cities People
It didn't sell at auction—starting bid was $2.9 million—but the event stirred lots of interest. In early April, a potential buyer was in negotiations with the heirs of the last owner—late Dallas developer Allan Zidell. “The auction did exactly what ...

and more »


US District Court Denies Concierge Auctions' Motion to Dismiss Case of Appel vs. Concierge Auctions, LLC
Business Wire (press release)
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The United States District Court for the Southern District of California has issued an order on Concierge Auction's motion to compel in the case of Howard Appel and David Cohen vs. Concierge Auctions, LLC (Case No. 17-cv ...

and more »


Reuters

Han Solo's hero blaster 'Jedi' movie gun up for auction
Reuters
Ford is seen using the hero blaster in many scenes from “Return of the Jedi,” and the powerful weapon, like the lightsaber, is among the best known movie props from the sci-fi franchise. The hero blaster up for auction in June is being sold for the ...
Han Solo's Return of the Jedi Blaster going up for auctionSyfy Wire

all 71 news articles »


Iraqi News

Central Bank of Iraq Auctions $197457640 on 26 April 2018
Iraqi News
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) currency auction on April 26 registered $197,457,640 in sales, a 21.58% volume increase from the US $162,405,813 sold by Iraqi Dinar, credit and transfer at the previous auction held on April 25 ...



Upstream Online

Thailand's PTTEP 1Q Profits Rise, Prepares For Gas Auctions
Rigzone
BANGKOK, April 26 (Reuters) - Thailand's PTT Exploration and Production Pcl said on Thursday first-quarter net profit rose 21 percent as revenue increased on higher energy prices and that it was seeking growth through the acquisition of new assets. The ...
Thai fields auction under wayUpstream Online

all 5 news articles »


Midland Reporter-Telegram

Good things: Martha Stewart's studio props hitting Beverly auction block
Eagle-Tribune
The auction is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, May 5 and 6, at Kaminski Auction's headquarters, at 117 Elliott St. Kaminski said he met with Stewart's staff last November in New York. “We went to the prop section and on my way, there were all these ...
Martha Stewart's studio props up for auctionMidland Reporter-Telegram

all 8 news articles »

Google News

home | site map
© 2006