Drawbacks of eBay Dropshipping
There are several different fees payable when you have an eBay store. When you
use an online platform to sell you incur fees that would not be applicable if you
only sold your products through your own website. The profit margin on online
expense. If you sell products with add-ons, the fees will go up with each extra add-on you choose.
You have no options for customization of your store to make you memorable to
customers. Everything is standardized with no options to inspire loyalty in
customers through targeted product or niche marketing or innovative sales
Should your chosen niche products be popular, in general, you will have fierce
competition from other sellers on eBay with the same niche products and this
could lead to a price war between competing sellers.Customer Payments
Problems with non-payment by customers is a recurring problem on eBay as
errors at check out crops up frequently.
You must regularly monitor your listings if you want to be able to sell the
volume of products to make it viable to set up a drop-shipping store on eBay. To
make this task easier, there are several tools available to assist you in the task of
monitoring your listings.
Customers are not always nice and grumpy people often leave angry, negative
reviews that are totally unfair. This is a problem for any business, but eBay does
not remove reviews, whether they are unfair or out of context to what problems
may have occurred. They will only remove a review under exceptional
circumstances. This creates a permanent record on your account and if too many
negative reviews are left, you face the possibility of your account being