How to Make Money Selling Other People's Products

By DABA Team
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Today, a lot of people make money from online sales. In fact, every time you go on social media, someone is sharing the story of how they have been able to make huge sums of money from selling other people’s products. 

But why would people choose to sell other people’s products instead of their own? Well, it can be difficult to develop your own product. You also don’t know if it will be successful. That means you would be taking a risk that might not even generate profit. But with selling other people’s products, such risks do not exist. The products have been verified and market proven. All you just have to do is sell the product and profit through commissions. Here are four ways you can do that. 

Becoming a Sales Representative

Sales representatives are people who sell products and earn a percentage of the sales as their commission. The commission is directly related to the amount of products they sell. The more they sell, the more profit they make. There are quite a number of organizations that are offering online affiliate or sales programs that allow people to sell their products and earn commission on them. 


Drop-shipping is mostly an online type of selling. The seller facilitates the purchase of a product from the producer. The product is delivered directly to the buyer without the seller touching the product. However, they get a cut of the transaction for facilitating the deal. Drop-shipping removes the hidden cost of running an inventory shop. You also don’t have to hire employees. You don’t have to buy and store before you sell. Drop-shipping also allows you to start with a little amount of money. This makes it very easy for anyone to join. 

Joint Ventures

If you have already built a vibrant and loyal community, joint ventures are another promising way to earn money off others’ products. All you have to do is to find a partner that has a product. Then you sell or attach it to your communication material to your community. You can earn a commission for doing that. 

Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is another way to earn money from other people’s products. Your job as an affiliate marketer is to guide users who are looking for products. You show them the options available and write a product review to guide them in their search. At the end of their search process, they decide which product they want to buy. When they eventually buy, you get a commission for what they have bought. Affiliate marketing is very effective when an individual is still trying to choose between an array of products.


These are just a few ways you can earn money selling other people’s products. You have to understand the style you want to use. You must also pick the relevant skills needed. Finally, you need to make sure you have a plan. You can start any of these processes as a part-time job, Later, you can transition to making it full-time when you have figured it out. 

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