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klumsi
01-19-2006, 11:03 AM
Hi there, I'm new to wahm.com and i have a few questions about Drop Shipping and starting my own business...

Would I be able to have my OWN website - but offer drop shipped products from outside companies, using a shopping cart?

Do i need any special liscences to do that?

I love the idea of having my own online business, but i don't and can't afford to buy products upfront with the risk of not selling. Which is why i would love to deal with droppshipping. But i also want the look and feel of it being a business, and not an obvious drop shipping site.. Make sence?

Is it possible?

If so, where should i start? What programs did you use to create your site, shopping cart, etc.?

ANY help would be great, thank you :)


VENESSA L
01-21-2006, 12:51 PM
Hey Klumsi,


Welcome to Wahm! Most (not all) wholesalers require you to have a sales tax ID. There are numerious shopping cart software available and some dropshippers will even offer you a private label website for their products. All the wholesalers that I have came across that offer drop shipping also allow you to use their photos on your website to sell their products. And if you do not want your own shopping cart you could rent a place in an online mall like www.wahm-market.com (http://www.wahm-market.com). A good place to look for dropshippers is the Wholesale search on this website (wahm.com) and www.wholesale411.com (http://www.wholesale411.com). Also, check this folder for a great list of wholesalers.


Happy Hunting,


Venessa L

arealhoneybee
01-23-2006, 08:15 PM
Have you thought about signing on as a consultant with some companies that will give you your own affilliate website already set up with a shopping cart, allow you to auction on Ebay and other auction sites, and will drop ship the items for you? If you do it this way, you make a commission of what you sell, and you get to keep that up front, and just send them the money for the products and shipping, less your commission. I am with a couple of great bath and body companies and a couple of gourmet food mix companies that are wonderful to work with! All of thesehave either no, or low sign up fees, and you can sell pretty much anywhere,in person or online. If you would like more info, just let me know. I can be emailed at: [email protected]


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