Every few weeks or so I get an email from MySilentTeam.com contributing expert Terrance about another great example of someone selling a simple home made DVD successfully on eBay. He’s got a great book about it and it’s inspiring some cool success stories.
The beauty of having your own DVD to sell on eBay is the ease of adding inventory (just burn more copies) and the high profit margins. You don’t have to be technically skilled either – you can keep it all pretty simple.
Here’s some recent results from one fan of Terrance’s approach to eBay success:
You may think that $14.95 is a small profit, but keep in mind you can make as many different DVD’s as you want and there are over 12 other ways to profit besides just selling them on eBay. You could start a membership site, or have a related simple webpage with additional info covered with Google Adsense ads, or start a mailing list for enthusiasts…the ideas are endless. A DVD is a great niche product to build a business around.
Don’t worry about editing. Terrance does virtually NO editing on some of his most successful DVD projects. It can be as simple as point, shoot, and rewind if you want to cut something out.
Looking for ideas? Terrance suggests hitting local events and festivals. Interview the enthusiasts there (always ready to talk) and take footage of the sights and sounds. True fans will eat it up. For more ideas check out Terrance’s book. If you want to discuss these ideas (and other creative ways to profit on eBay and the Internet) you need a membership to MySilentTeam.com. About 1,200 members gather there to learn details on ideas like this one, interact with experts, and discuss strategies in our forums.
Want more ideas? Check out the video I made several months ago with many other examples of successful homemade DVD sellers on eBay. Click here to watch it
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