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selling shit on amazon is the only way to escape wage drudgery

i've contemplated all the different routes to get out of wag...
pedude
  07/10/18
You would make more money by getting implants, being a can ...
Morning In America
  07/10/18
yeah...no
pedude
  07/10/18
Not flame. I tried this. Very hard to differentiate your pro...
.........,,;,;,;,,,............,,;,;;,.;.
  07/10/18
this is waht i'm seeing to, and i'm not sure what my long te...
pedude
  07/10/18
Yeah, that brand building shit and offering a suite of relat...
.........,,;,;,;,,,............,,;,;;,.;.
  07/10/18
Most of the time there's 5-10 manufacturers in China all mak...
pedude
  07/10/18
i was still wagecucking when running amazon but i'd invest l...
.........,,;,;,;,,,............,,;,;;,.;.
  07/11/18
also not sure what you mean by amazon killed the review
pedude
  07/10/18
there used to be website clubs where you could give 90% disc...
.........,,;,;,;,,,............,,;,;;,.;.
  07/11/18
Interesting
pedude
  07/11/18
1/3 of revenue on marketing isn't bad. more like 90% of r...
imanxoxoposter
  07/10/18
what did you sell
boner police?
  07/10/18
hooking pays more.
MoreDoughHi
  07/10/18
thoughts on general strategy? specialize in one product? h...
an entire campus of indelibles hippopotami
  07/10/18
i've heard retail arbitrage is VERRRY low margin. it's a vol...
pedude
  07/10/18
Enjoy losing all of your money
Morning In America
  07/10/18
do you realize selling a product on amazon usually costs 2-3...
pedude
  07/10/18
Lol you must think you are throwing around BIG NUMBERS
Morning In America
  07/10/18
i mean obviously you could spend much more if i wanted to...
pedude
  07/10/18
You would make more money buying broken phones on eBay, refu...
Morning In America
  07/10/18
don't know anything about that i'm purposefully staying a...
pedude
  07/10/18
What you need to do is have connections with Chinese manufac...
.,..,.,.,.,..,....,..,.....
  07/10/18
see this is one way to do it also i'm trying to be more e...
pedude
  07/10/18
(Alex Jones)
libcrusher180
  07/10/18
Yeah, could probably make a killing selling Brita knockoffs....
.........,,;,;,;,,,............,,;,;;,.;.
  07/10/18
just do sell counterfeit shit what could go wrong?
pedude
  07/10/18
Yep, I needed to get water filters for my GE fridge and knew...
Sickly argumentative UES Jew in puffy jacket
  07/10/18
Agreed. Same here. We suck it up and buy directly from the...
Jim_Kelly
  07/11/18
So cute itt
theology is great
  07/10/18
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pedude
  07/10/18
There is no way for you to escape wagecuckery. You can't ma...
alzabo
  07/10/18
well, that's a defeatist attitude
pedude
  07/10/18
Do you have rich parents?
alzabo
  07/10/18
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actually yes i stand to inherit a few million when they d...
pedude
  07/10/18
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feral hypergamy
  07/17/18
Wage cucking is maeking it. Lol at fraudlies killing yoursel...
theology is great
  07/10/18
no, it's fucking not, you retard
pedude
  07/17/18
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pedude
  07/11/18
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pedude
  07/11/18
bumping for "Oh, you travel?"
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Date: July 10th, 2018 10:51 AM
Author: pedude

i've contemplated all the different routes to get out of wage slavery

selling shit on amazon is the only way to go, guys.

you can do it while still having a full time job and building up your revenue stream passively.

you heard it here first.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36396960)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 10:53 AM
Author: Morning In America

You would make more money by getting implants, being a can girl on chaturbate, selling access to your snap chat and selling x rated private videos

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36396974)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 10:54 AM
Author: pedude

yeah...no

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36396983)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 10:59 AM
Author: .........,,;,;,;,,,............,,;,;;,.;.


Not flame. I tried this. Very hard to differentiate your product and competition from Chinese manufacturers is fierce. Even if you get in early on a hot new item, competitors will come in and drive margins down in 6 months. You end up spending a third of your revenue on marketing.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36397020)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 11:08 AM
Author: pedude

this is waht i'm seeing to, and i'm not sure what my long term strategy is here

for example, after spending a few weeks on product research, i've found a few good products to sell that (currently) have low competition. i'm going to try selling them, but as soon as they get more popular, the competition is going to increase dramatically. on one product, i'm already seeing that margins have shrunk (prices have dropped by a few dollars since i first did research on it).

i think the way around this is to try to build a brand on amazon. try to sell products that fit together so that you have a customer base and can offer them additional products down the line and they will be more willing to buy from you and you alone. obviously much easier said than done though. right now i'm just trying to sell a few random products that i think will make me $$

what do you do now?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36397070)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 4:00 PM
Author: .........,,;,;,;,,,............,,;,;;,.;.


Yeah, that brand building shit and offering a suite of related products was always the idea for me too. Hard to execute unless you're selling a product where quality and perception matter. Most of the time there's 5-10 manufacturers in China all making the same shit, same quality. Good luck brother. Also, Amazon killed the review for discount sites so not sure how you get that initial visibility quickly.

I'm currently wagecucking pretty hard right now.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36399261)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 6:40 PM
Author: pedude

Most of the time there's 5-10 manufacturers in China all making the same shit, same quality.

this is EXACTLY what i'm finding too

even the products i found (i found 3 during my product research phase) are all being manufactured by TONS of chinese factories on alibaba. literally using almost identical looking pictures. and in my head i'm thinking, how the hell is this a sustainable business model when you have 15 different factories in china making the same plastic shit? you really have to differentiate your product by doing better packaging than your competition, it seems.

i'm currently trying to figure out a product to sell on amazon where quality and perception matter. have a few ideas that i need to research.

wagecucking is a fucking soul sickness, brother. get the fuck out. how much were you pulling in off amazon?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36400425)



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Date: July 11th, 2018 12:39 AM
Author: .........,,;,;,;,,,............,,;,;;,.;.


i was still wagecucking when running amazon but i'd invest like $3K-5K across 2-3 products and could earn 50-100% return annually but it was hardly passive income nor was it sustainable. after 6 months selling an item, we'd notice other new competitors practically selling at cost or even loss just to boost sales and their seller ranking and grab market share.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36402916)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 10:50 PM
Author: pedude
Subject: also not sure what you mean by amazon killed the review

for discount sites...

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36402236)



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Date: July 11th, 2018 12:43 AM
Author: .........,,;,;,;,,,............,,;,;;,.;.


there used to be website clubs where you could give 90% discounts to customers in exchange for 4 or 5 star ratings. You could practically give away 30 units and get 30 reviews 4-5 star reviews on your product which is crucial when first starting off otherwise your product gets buried on like the 10th page for the relevant search terms. Amazon killed these review sites and made it against rules to give away product or provide huge discounts for positive reviews.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36402927)



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Date: July 11th, 2018 12:45 AM
Author: pedude

Interesting

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36402940)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 11:30 AM
Author: imanxoxoposter

1/3 of revenue on marketing isn't bad.

more like 90% of revenue on marketing.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36397231)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 10:53 PM
Author: boner police?

what did you sell

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36402255)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 11:01 AM
Author: MoreDoughHi

hooking pays more.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36397026)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 11:01 AM
Author: an entire campus of indelibles hippopotami

thoughts on general strategy? specialize in one product? hunt for bargains/arbitrage opportunities?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36397028)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 11:09 AM
Author: pedude

i've heard retail arbitrage is VERRRY low margin. it's a volume game there.

general strategy is to build a brand on amazon and then grow your own website. the ultimate goal should not just be to sell on amazon. the ultimate goal should be to build a brand using amazon to get you started. or at least that's what i've gathered so far

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36397084)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 11:17 AM
Author: Morning In America

Enjoy losing all of your money

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36397143)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 11:24 AM
Author: pedude

do you realize selling a product on amazon usually costs 2-3 grand?

and most of that cost is in buying the product from a manufacturer

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36397184)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 11:32 AM
Author: Morning In America

Lol you must think you are throwing around BIG NUMBERS

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36397249)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 11:37 AM
Author: pedude

i mean obviously you could spend much more

if i wanted to be super aggressive with it i could invest like 10-15k in this investing in like 10 different product lines. but i'm trying to see how this first one goes first. i want to risk no more than like 3k with this first one

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36397286)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 11:44 AM
Author: Morning In America

You would make more money buying broken phones on eBay, refurbishing them yourself and selling them on Amazon

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36397323)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 12:13 PM
Author: pedude

don't know anything about that

i'm purposefully staying away from electronics too

too many issues there

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36397462)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 11:29 AM
Author: .,..,.,.,.,..,....,..,.....


What you need to do is have connections with Chinese manufacturers that will make believable knockoff items that you can then sell on Amazon via Amazon Fulfillment. Amazon is absolutely chock-full of knockoffs. Any sort of item that's made mostly of plastic that is patented in the US has a large amount of fraudulent copies floating around Amazon's warehouses.

I knew a dude who had family in China that sold GE water filters on Amazon. The genuine filter has a MSRP of $50, but this guy could get 1,000 of them delivered from China straight to Amazon's warehouse for under $5 a filter. Let's just say the water being filtered wasn't exactly pure...

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36397223)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 11:31 AM
Author: pedude

see this is one way to do it also

i'm trying to be more ethical about things, but i'm already seeing that there are some shady motherfuckers on amazon

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36397243)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 12:22 PM
Author: libcrusher180

(Alex Jones)

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36397518)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 4:02 PM
Author: .........,,;,;,;,,,............,,;,;;,.;.


Yeah, could probably make a killing selling Brita knockoffs. Those Brita pitchers sell for $20 but probably cost $3 each to make. If customs catches you though they take all your counterfeit shit.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36399279)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 6:38 PM
Author: pedude

just do sell counterfeit shit

what could go wrong?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36400410)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 6:54 PM
Author: Sickly argumentative UES Jew in puffy jacket

Yep, I needed to get water filters for my GE fridge and knew not to touch Amazon et al. with a barge pole even though the prices were great. The real thing was a drag to pay for but at least it's real.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36400521)



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Date: July 11th, 2018 3:20 PM
Author: Jim_Kelly

Agreed. Same here. We suck it up and buy directly from the manufacturer for $110. At least we only need it about once/year.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36406241)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 12:19 PM
Author: theology is great

So cute itt

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36397503)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 1:05 PM
Author: pedude



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36397778)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 6:41 PM
Author: alzabo

There is no way for you to escape wagecuckery. You can't maek it.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36400432)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 6:43 PM
Author: pedude

well, that's a defeatist attitude

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36400447)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 6:44 PM
Author: alzabo

Do you have rich parents?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36400453)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 6:57 PM
Author: .,.,,.;;...;;.;;;.;.;.....;.;;;;.....;




(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36400537)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 10:47 PM
Author: pedude

actually yes

i stand to inherit a few million when they die in all likelihood

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36402214)



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Date: July 17th, 2018 2:55 PM
Author: feral hypergamy



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36445585)



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Date: July 10th, 2018 7:45 PM
Author: theology is great

Wage cucking is maeking it. Lol at fraudlies killing yourself at "entrepreneurship" for an early stress induced death

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36400892)



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Date: July 17th, 2018 2:47 PM
Author: pedude

no, it's fucking not, you retard

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36445492)



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Date: July 11th, 2018 8:49 AM
Author: pedude



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36403708)



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Date: July 11th, 2018 3:04 PM
Author: pedude



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36406129)



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Date: July 18th, 2018 2:44 PM
Author: pedude

bumping for "Oh, you travel?"

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36453130)



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Date: July 19th, 2018 5:27 PM
Author: pedude



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36461108)



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Date: July 25th, 2018 2:06 PM
Author: pedude



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4022102&forum_id=2#36494232)