One of the main benefits of drop shipping is that you can list products that you do not currently have physically available. This means you can essentially list in almost an unlimited amount of different products from different manufacturers.
At the first glance this may appear to be a great idea, however if you start selling hundreds of different products all from different suppliers you will soon create an logistical nightmare. Continue reading
How many dropship suppliers should you use?
When you are setting up a dropship e-commerce store, there are a few important things that you need to consider. A bit of preplanning before you get started is far better than waiting for a few months down the track after everything has been set up and then working out that you should have done something differently. Generally changes after you have set everything up, will cost you a lot of wasted time and a lot of waste of money.
We have created a list of things to consider before you decide on a niche to sell in and products to list for sale. Continue reading
The top products to sell – discover the best niche to sell in
If you review some of the top-selling e-commerce websites on the Internet today, you will see some distinct traits that explains why the website has been such a great success.
Many of these are very easy to reproduce on your own store if you know what you’re looking for. Below is a list of a few of the special traits of these top-selling stores have that you may be able to replicate on your own.
How to have a very successful online store
One of the first things you need to do after deciding to start a e-commerce dropship store is to decide upon what niche you like to enter and what products you would like to sell.
Is no silver bullet for the best niches to get into as many of them have different merits and huge markets. When it does come down to is your personal preference and interests. You also need to consider how long you are planning to run this business for. You may find something that is amazing to sell with great margins and returns, however if you are not very interested in the niche itself you will very quickly lose focus and not work as much as you should. Continue reading
Picking a niche that is of interest
Unfortunately the Internet is still the wild West. It is also a worldwide platform which does offer some form of anonymity. You have to remember that not everyone is as nice as you and some people are out to rip you off.
There are a couple of ways you can avoid getting scammed or at least minimise the risk.
Place a small test order.
Before dealing with any supplier on ongoing basis, you really should place a small test order first. You should make sure this test order to sent directly to you or someone you trust. The selected test the supplier before you build ongoing relationship. Continue reading
Not getting scammed and watching out for fake drop ship suppliers