Not so long ago, dropshipping from Amazon to eBay was a highly profitable and lucrative business model. The concept was simple – find a popular product on Amazon, sell it for a higher price on eBay then purchase it from Amazon and have it shipped directly to the customer. The difference between the Amazon price and your eBay selling price, minus any fees, was your earnings to keep.
Originally considered ingenious, the unavoidable flaws in the business model slowly became apparent. Not only did it become increasingly difficult to earn profit due to tough competition, but eBay began cracking down on those suspected of participating. A subsequent change to eBay’s dropshipping policy rendered the technique officially forbidden on the platform.
If you’ve been considering getting involved with Amazon to eBay dropshipping, this article will explain why it’s no longer a viable business opportunity. You’ll also find information on how to build a dropshipping business on eBay the right way, as well as a collection of answers to the most frequently asked questions.