Ultimate Dropshipping Guide
This guide is intended for those interested in understanding the dropship ecommerce model and want to learn how to get started dropshipping.
Chapter 1: What is Dropshipping?
Dropshipping is a fast growing business model because of the low cost and simplicity in getting started. This chapter will help you better understand the concept and see why it’s becoming such a popular way of doing business online.
Chapter 2: Forming Your Dropship Business
After you decided to use the dropshipping business model for your new online store, you now have to legally form your business. This chapter helps you learn how to properly set up a dropshipping business.
Chapter 3: What to Sell Online
“What should I sell online?” – It is one of the most common questions we get from new resellers. This chapter highlights some considerations to help maximize your chances of finding a lucrative dropshipping product opportunity, and executing to get the most on your dollar spend.
Chapter 4: How to Find (and get approved with) Dropship Suppliers
Finding the right dropship supplier to work with involves some time and effort, but will save you time, money, and headaches in the long-run. This chapter goes into how to choose a supplier that best fit you and your business’ needs and how to build a good relationship with them.
Chapter 5: Dropship Pricing Strategies
One of the more common questions asked by our members is “What price setting should I apply to my wholesale dropship products for my ecommerce website?”. This chapter examines different price strategies and how you can effectively use them.
Chapter 6: Dropshipping Scams
With all fast growing trends, there is often a growth in unscrupulous scam artists that are more than happy to relieve you of your hard-earned cash without offering anything of value in return. New and experienced sellers need to continue to be vigilant when choosing new dropshipping companies. This chapter evaluates common dropship scams and why you should stay away.
Chapter 7: Inventory & Order Management
In the dropship model you don’t have the typical inventory and order responsibilities that you see with traditional retail, however the management headaches are still there. Instead of managing stock in your store and shipping out of your own warehouse, you have a whole set of new inventory control and order management responsibilities you share with you dropship suppliers. In this chapter we discuss how to manage the inventory and order data flow between your online store and your suppliers.
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