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Starting Business and Shipping Problem.

    • 1 posts
    December 6, 2011 3:45 PM EST

    It depends on the ship method. You can find such bikes from ebay. 

     

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    citi student loans

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    April 27, 2013 1:07 AM EDT

    Yes it depends on the local shipping company method and I am a newbie for USA.

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    Multi Channel E-commerce | Pricing for Order Fulfillment Services

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    November 13, 2011 2:35 PM EST

    Hi, well I'm new to business since I'm only 14 years old, but anyways.

     

    I currently dropship some products to my eBay customers, but I'm looking to increase my profit.

     

    I'm into fixed gear bicycles and they are really popular right now. 

     

    I wanted to order some from China and maybe set up a brick and mortar store 

    (not online since shipping bikes is too expensive) or something on Craigslist, where I can have them pick it up.

     

    However, the bike costs $185 and shipping is $175. With that cost in total, I will barely make any profit. Are there any ways I can negotiate or get cheaper shipping from China to U.S?

     

    Also, can you recommend me some ways to sell my product? I'm going to set up a website and get some SEO done on it but is it hard to set up a small business?

     

    Thanks.