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Hot Wholesale Tips You MUST Follow!

Written by Salehoo.com All Rights Reserved

1. Thorough market research is the foundation for success

Meticulous market research doubles your chances of making a tidy profit from the wholesale goods
you buy. Start off with a list of 5-10 different ideas. Then check completed listings searches
on eBay to see what the item generally sells for and the sell-through rate for each one. Use
Yahoo's free keyword tool [please contact me for website address] to find out how many people are
searching Yahoo for your product per month. You can double this figure for Google. Add the numbers
together. If there are ten thousand or more searches per month for an item, this indicates a
healthy market.

2. Calculate the REAL cost of your item

One big reason why people fail at the wholesale game is that they don't do the numbers.
In other words, they don't treat wholesale like a real business. To accurately discover
your true profit potential on an item, you need to add the shipping cost and insurance, eBay
fees (or equivalent for other advertising), Paypal and/or credit card fees (these can be a real
profit killer), packaging costs and labor involved packaging, and any storage costs to the cost
of your item.Click Here for A Listing of Dropshippers: [please contact me for website address]

3. Verify ALL suppliers found on the Internet

Getting caught out by scammers is a common stumbling block for people new to wholesale. If you
are searching for suppliers off your own bat (rather than using a wholesale directory like SaleHoo),
it is CRITICAL to check authenticity before making a purchase.

Always take the time to:

Check that the website gives a full business name and a registration number. Check for a legitimate contact telephone number - this will involve ringing the number.
Do not accept a mobile phone number alone. All real companies should have a land line number. Go to [please contact me for website address] and search
for the name of the website. A legitimate company will have a domain expiration date in several
years time. Most legitimate companies reserve their domain names for 3-5 years or more at a
time. AVOID suppliers who won't agree to use secure payment methods such as Escrow.com,
Credit Card and Paypal Verified. Still uncertain? Ask other sellers what their experiences have been with the company you
are interested in on eBay forums.

4. Chinese suppliers give the competitive edge

Chinese suppliers are an essential source for anyone wishing to make money selling online. Manufacturing
costs are currently extremely low in China, thus it is the secret to gaining a competitive edge.
Dealing with China does have risks, but these can be alleviated if you place a small order first,
use secure payment methods, get shipping insurance for 110% of the cost of the items, and use
suppliers with a good reputation.

5. A common stumbling block for liquidation and closeout

Always obtain the reasons for liquidation and closeout sales before you buy. Liquidation and
Closeout sales can be a fantastic source for cheap products, but you usually have to buy by the
pallet load and these can sometimes include broken or returned goods that aren't in saleable
condition. To be safe, ask specifically whether broken items and returns are included before
you buy.

6. Negotiate on shipping and save

Shipping economically is critical to importing success. Profits can easily get swamped in shipping
costs, so take time to get a good deal on shipping. If possible, negotiate CIF (Cost, Insurance & Freight)
or DDP (Delivery, duty paid) shipping terms with your supplier as this takes much of the risk
- not to mention organization - off your shoulders. FOB (Freight on Board) is the most common
shipping term, but don't be afraid to negotiate for better.

7. Drop shipping - can you really afford it?

Drop shipping sounds great in theory - someone taking care of packaging, wrapping and
postage - but it can be difficult to profit from this method. Think about it, drop shipping can
add another $2-10 to your costs - sometimes even 10% of the cost of the item. By the time you
add in eBay fees and any other costs, you may find it is not worth it.

8. Warehouse storage checklist

Asset management is the most important consideration when locating warehousing to store your
items. Believe it or not, items can go missing while in storage, causing massive disruption for
you. When comparing warehouses, ask questions specifically on how you will authorize the release
of stock (by phone or fax?), what will happen if you need to cancel an order, frequency of damage
claims, dust management, and whether there is an area you can use to photograph items.

9. Powerseller wealth

It's a fact - eBay powersellers are able to command higher prices for their items
than ordinary eBay sellers. To get the best profits on your wholesale items, you need to aim
to get and maintain powerseller status.

10. Growth with a website and eBay store

The way to increase profits from wholesale is to build your own website and/or open an eBay
store. This allows you to cross sell items plus it also makes it easier for people to find what
they are looking for. For example, if you sell shoes, then customers can easily navigate to browse
all black shoes in size 9 and so on. Always include a sentence at the bottom of your descriptions
encouraging visitors to check out your other listings - most people will.

If you are looking for genuine and trusted wholesale suppliers then look no further than Salehoo!
SaleHoo's directory contains over 4000 dropship wholesale and closeout suppliers that
are independently reviewed and rated by eBay Powersellers and Industry experts. SaleHoo also
purchases off them and reviews each supplier in depth afterwards. Click Here for A Listing of Dropshippers: [please contact me for website address]





About the Author: SaleHoo is one of the fastest growing product sourcing
portals on the internet. It contains a database of drop ship, wholesale, closeout and manufacturing
suppliers offering thousands of product suppliers to consumers! Located
at [please contact me for website address]
visitors are allowed to sign up for unlimited and lifetime access to the completely searchable
database of products and suppliers. The database is regularly updated, ensuring that
the latest retail products are always available for purchase and SaleHoo carries the BBB Reliability
Seal!

Top 10 Tips for Selling on eBay

Written by SaleHoo.com All Rights Reserved

1. Start Small

If you're anything like me, once you have a good idea you want to put it into action immediately!
Although you probably know in theory that any business takes 12-18 months to become established,
somehow you still hope that you can get there in 2!

But, one mistake entrepreneurs consistently make is to throw their life's savings into
buying case loads of stock - before they even know how eBay works. It's easy to be lulled
into a false sense of security on eBay after buying just one or two items. For buyers, eBay is
meant to be user friendly. For sellers, things are a little more complicated. All powersellers
agree that there are new things to be learned all the time and you'll be surprised at how
much more you know after several months selling small, inexpensive items.

Be prepared to spend the first couple of months buying and selling a variety of inexpensive
items you can purchase with your loose change. Keep track of what sells best and work on narrowing
down the possibilities to a few strong products. By this stage you will also have experienced
the best and worst situations eBay has to offer, so you will be much better prepared to crank
things up a notch.

2. Respond to questions as quickly as possible

Most people use the Internet because it provides what they need instantaneously: information,
contacts, gifts, advice, and so on. Therefore I can't emphasize enough the importance of
checking your emails as often as you can and replying to queries as quickly as possible.

3. Organize your time and keep to a schedule

If you are holding down a full-time job and working after hours to get your ebay business in
motion, then it's vital to have a list of what you need to get done and stick to it so
you make the most of the precious time available. Once you are working on eBay fulltime, this
becomes even more important! It's all too easy to reach the end of another day and find
that you have got hardly anything done. So keep a planner or diary and make a timetable of what
needs to be done and when.

4. Do take professional photographs from the beginning

The old saying remains as true as ever: A picture speaks a thousand words. A bad picture can
look unappealing and unprofessional. Plus, if the buyer can't really see the item properly,
they may be put off bidding because they can't tell if it is what they really want. So
right from the beginning, work on creating the most professional pictures you can, even if it
means spending money on a photo tent and better lighting.

5. Don't put all your eggs in one basket - use other ways of selling apart from
eBay

eBay is not the be all and end all of selling online - although it is one of the best
ways to start. As soon as you can though, try thinking of other ways you can increase your web
presence. Perhaps you could place a classified ad in Yahoo or write about your auctions in a
MySpace blog. There are plenty of cheap and easy ways to build up your profile.

6. Do keep a constant look out for other products to sell, while also monitoring carefully
what you are already selling.

Don't become complacent! Even if your items appear to be stock standard - such as
chairs for instance - make sure you keep looking at what other sellers are doing, emerging
trends, magazine articles, home decor programs, and more. There may be another related
product opportunity just waiting to happen that you completely overlook if you keep your blinkers
on.

7. Do keep in contact with your wholesale supplier regularly to ensure you are aware of any
stock issues.

A backorder can create a lot of extra work for you soothing customer's ruffled feathers.
And if they want their order refunded, it costs you money too. So make life easier for yourself
by regularly touching base with your suppliers and ensuring communication lines stay open.

8. Do carry out regular keyword and market research

Keyword research is the way to ensure your potential customers find you successfully. Set aside
some time each day for marketing and research to ensure that you're keeping at the top
of your game.

9. Do use software to help organize your sales

It's hard to part with the initial investment when the business is still finding its feet,
but the right software will make life so much easier. My eBay quickly becomes unwieldy when you
are selling more than 15 items, and software ensures that you avoid making costly mistakes, such
as under-ordering stock, forgetting to ship to a customer, and so on.

10. Don't offer free shipping as a gimmick unless you can afford it

Free shipping is a very effective way of attracting more people to your listings. However, before
you consider offering free shipping, think carefully about your profit margins, how much your
item weighs, and the fact that shipping will vary depending on how far away you are sending it.
Offering free shipping is a good move if you can absorb the cost in your profit margin, but it
could easily become crippling if you apply it to a variety of items of different shapes and sizes.



Click Here for A Listing of Dropshippers: [please contact me for website address] About the Author: SaleHoo is one of the fastest growing product sourcing
portals on the internet. It contains a database of drop ship, wholesale, closeout and manufacturing
suppliers offering thousands of product suppliers to consumers! Located
at [please contact me for website address]
visitors are allowed to sign up for unlimited and lifetime access to the completely searchable
database of products and suppliers. The database is regularly updated, ensuring that
the latest retail products are always available for purchase and SaleHoo carries the BBB Reliability
Seal! What Not to Sell on eBay

Written by SaleHoo.com All Rights Reserved

1. Items under $10

It sounds like a great idea - after all, everyone likes a bargain don't they? But
items that sell for under $10 have one big problem: Shipping. It's quite likely that the
shipping for the item will cost more than the item itself and this can be very off-putting to
buyers. For example, if the item costs $4.50 and shipping costs $6, the total cost for the item
is $10.50. If the buyer can purchase the item at their local store for $8, then this suddenly
becomes a much better deal. For small items and accessories, the way to get around this problem
is by grouping the items together, such as sets of 6 golf-balls or 5 tea towels.

2. Products everyone else are selling

Many sellers think that the best way to get started on eBay is to sell items that everyone else
is selling. Surely those super hot items such as ipods, cell phones, psps and so on will be a
quick route to riches? Well, no. The sellers who are already selling these items are not only
more established on eBay - and thus familiar to and trusted by buyers - but they will be able
to buy wholesale stock in larger bulks lots than you will, so their prices will always be better.
Thus it will almost certainly be very difficult for you to make a profit in a market that is
already well supplied.

3. Things you love...but no-one else does

Hobbies can be a great way of making money, but only if plenty of other people are interested
in them too.

Another scenario is when you find a product that you think is absolutely wonderful and could
be the next best thing...but no-one seems interested in buying it. Oh well you think, it's
only short term, eventually they'll learn about my item and start flocking to buy it. Ah,
no they won't. It's lonely work trying to educate people on the benefits of a product
all on your own. As fabulous as the product might be, it's nigh-on impossible to start
a trend on your own. To make money from a trend, you need magazines and newspapers, word of mouth
and television to do some of the work for you.

4. Difficult items to ship - e.g. fragile china and plants

Now I'm not saying that these are bad items to sell altogether. Many sellers do very well
from these items. But I don't suggest you sell such difficult items when you are first
starting out. Both these items have an above-average shipping risk, particularly if not packed
properly. As a new seller, any negative feedback you receive at this early stage could be especially
damaging to your career.

5. Very large items

Thinking of starting with furniture or pianos? Unless you already have experience selling and
shipping these items, then it might be wise to start with something smaller. Shipping such large
items is a major operation. Not only that, these items will sell less often than mid-priced items
as they won't attract the same number of impulse buyers.





About the Author: SaleHoo is one of the fastest growing product sourcing
portals on the internet. It contains a database of drop ship, wholesale, closeout and manufacturing
suppliers offering thousands of product suppliers to consumers! Located
at [please contact me for website address]
visitors are allowed to sign up for unlimited and lifetime access to the completely searchable
database of products and suppliers. The database is regularly updated, ensuring that
the latest retail products are always available for purchase and SaleHoo carries the BBB Reliability
Seal!Thanks for visiting my listing of dropshippers

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