Wholesaler products are a perfect component of every eBay seller’s business.
eBay sellers need wholesale products to expand their business, since their initial inventory usually only consists of personal items which they have had lying around the house.
As their eBay business develops they find that they need a steady source for wholesale products which they can offer on eBay.
So how does an eBay seller procure wholesale products for his business?
There are five steps that every eBay seller should take when looking for wholesale products.
1. Determine the direction of his eBay business.
Just because the eBay seller started out selling used clothing, doesn’t mean that she wants to build an eBay business selling used clothing.
2. Decide whether the eBay business will be based on volume or price.
eBay sellers need to decide if they will be looking to conduct allot of auctions for low priced merchandise, or if instead they will be selling fewer, but higher priced items.
3. Investigate the eBay marketplace.
The eBay seller needs to investigate and see if there is a viable market for the wholesale products he would like to sell. A good indication would be the number of similar items sold.
4. Search online for sources for wholesale products.
eBay sellers can use wholesale search engines such as www.wholesalecentral.com and www.wholesalequest.com
5. Test out the market.
eBay sellers should test out the eBay marketplace by placing a small order and trying to sell the items they have ordered. There is no better indicator than actual experience.
Donny Lowy runs wholesale and closeout businesses including: