“Start really small, have a specific niche, don’t be talked into buying big quantities of stock straight away.” Anthony from The Perfect Price

Anthony from The Perfect Price sells within the Health/Beauty/Wellbeing sector, specialising in products that are not always readily available on the High Street. Anthony runs The Perfect Price by himself, with the help of his wife with the admin. He has been selling online since 2004 and has ventured into FBA selling.

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Some thoughts from the interview

“Back in the day I was actually driving a London black cab, which was great but I just wanted a bit more job satisfaction and not so much driving.”

“I started back in 2004 selling used DVDs on eBay. They all sold out which gave me encouragement to carry on. Then I progressed to buying up unwanted collections of plays station games, consoles and accessories. The down side of that was that there were a few returns of used products.”

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“Just do your best, work hard, the customer is king.” Dawn from Dawns Holistic Shop

Dawn started in 2006 studying Holistic Therapies in college for 4 years. From there she began to do Mind Body Spirit fairs, doing taster sessions and selling a few products. Dawn decided to bring the products she was already selling on to the internet whilst she wasn’t doing the fairs. She has been selling online for approximately 6 years now.

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Some thoughts from the interview

“I started with my own website to begin with, and then realised it was very difficult to get people to find your website let alone sell anything.”

“You got to be at the top of google on page one and it costs a lot of money to get there.”

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“Embrace change, embrace risk and don’t be afraid of hard work, because it is a lot of hard work.” Chris from Displaypro

Chris from Displaypro has been in business for over 11 years with his wife and large team of approximately 43 members of staff. Displaypro is a manufacturer, online and high street seller of display products and advertising media.

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Some thoughts from the interview

“It’s been a continuous growth process from the beginning. EBay was the main shopping channel which kick started Displaypro.”

“We started off on a shoe string. We used a credit card with £2000 credit limit and we bought a range of products to resell. It was products from a UK manufacturer. We bought one carton and made a profit by a second carton.”

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“Prepare the ground, it is time consuming and you want to make sure it’s going to work for you and that you are going to get something out of it. Concentrate on market sectors you are familiar with.” Rob From Florence Nightingale Hospice

Rob is from the Florence Nightingale Hospice which is charity shop that sells online. They put a lot of effort into the online selling world to make money for that charity. Rob heads up the eBay operation and they also sell via their own website and has been working with the Florence Nightingale Hospice for about 10 years.

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Some thoughts from the interview

“We’ve been running eBay charity operation for the last 10 years and the name of the game is basically to work with our charity shops to identify items that would sell for more on eBay than in the shop.”

“What we trying to do is identify items and go on to eBay and sell for £30, £40, £50 to generate more revenue for the charity.”

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