Worth advertising in the marketplace forum?

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  1. tommyhine5

    tommyhine5

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    hi, i sell car accessories/parts and hand and power tools which im thinking of selling wholesale, ive seen for 3 months its £60+VAT which is alot of money if there is no interest, does anybody have experience in selling there products and is it worthwhile?
  2. jamhun

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    £60 for the volume of traffic this site receives is a very good deal as far as I am concerned.
    Give it a go and if it does not work out, you have only lost £60, which you can write off anyway.
    One of my event business's has an event running in April, for the first time in years bookings are way down, but I still spent over £500 on a mailshot to generate interest. Unfortunately it has not worked and I will have to cancel the event and refund the deposits (or transfer them to another event) that have already been paid.
    It happens; thankfully other events that are on throughout the year are oversubscribed. In business you have to take a chance, sometimes it works, sometimes not, but you will never know until you try.

    James
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  3. Import Expert

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    As above, if you are looking to sell wholesale then realistically £60 is nothing. There is (or at least used to be) an option of £100 for a year, which is obviously cheaper per month.
  4. theimporter

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    I think its not too much to be honest however sometimes it can get a bit frustrating at the quality of leads/customers that pass thru, in my experience there are a handful of decent buyers whilst there are also alot of wishful thinkers, I suppose this is the case everywhere so it just depends on what your plans are and if you feel that your money has been well spent.
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  5. Pete

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    My first month ever selling from China I only promoted here and did over $10,000 in sales. I admit, that doesn't sound quite as impressive in pounds, but still £6500+ first month from a dead start isn't bad. Haven't looked back.
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  6. Gary

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    There still is, and like you say it's far better value.
  7. Dragos Ivanov

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    How much did you invested ?
  8. Pete

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    ZERO

    All dropshipped from partner in China.
  9. Dragos Ivanov

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    And what did you sell at that moment ?
  10. shopafrolix

    shopafrolix Banned Member

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    Advertise ? I thought that meant I got the green banner under my avatar - thats all !
  11. Pete

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    Same stuff as now. Started with MP4s
  12. toysandgifts

    toysandgifts Banned Member

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    I think its well worth it.

    Regarding the statement that theirs alot of wishful thinkers on here - I'd also say their are advertisers on here who just take the micky. Customer service offered by asome is almost non existence.
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