Dropshipping

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  1. simplyjo

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    Anyone tried dropshipping as an online venture ? It all "seems" hunky dory with no shipping / no handling to be done.
     
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    sorry i am new so i don't know what is Dropshipping ?
     
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    If I understand it correctly, Dropshipping is to sell something you don't have at hand but have a supplier ready to ship it, then when someone buys it from you, you arrange for the supplier to ship it directly to the buyer.
     
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    Is it really profitable?
     
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    i dont know what is dropshipping?
     
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    Delivery of merchandise from a manufacturer or original supplier direct to a buyer, without passing through the warehouse of a distributor or retailer (who generated and processed the sale). It is the most common form of fulfilling orders taken by most network marketing firms and internet-based retailers.

    Source: Read more: http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/drop-shipment.html#ixzz2VQEdgiQA

    I think It might be profitable as you can get goods in wholesale. I am also new to this term.
     
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    Dropshipping ... it must be difficult to run it.
     
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    If you have the process streamlined, I believe it will earn you a considerable amount without giving a lot of effort. There would be investment over here for your website and its promotion, but the rest would be all about the manufacturer and the buyer and you will only be counting cash.
     
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    I haven't been involved with too many dropshipping programs, but I have had a little experience with it. Basically, your manufacturer or distribution company ships straight to your customer labeling you/your company as the sender. Your customer never has to know that there is another party involved. This is a great way to sell products without having to store inventory. Many companies offer dropshipping these days for a small fee so it shouldn't be too hard to find some reliable sources.
     
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    Sorry can u brief me a littkle more about drop shippinhg, You havent briefed enough about it,
     

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