This guide is about starting from nothing; Very little starting capital, no experience, no superhuman qualities of any kind and ending with a successful online dropshipping business. This may sound like a daunting, almost impossible task, but I can assure you, it’s much easier than you think.
1. Generating Product Ideas for Dropshipping Business
This section is solely about being creative, having some fun, and gathering product ideas. This isn’t the time to be erasing ideas that pop up in your head. Write them all down and we’ll sort through them in the next few steps to find the one we love. Get inspired! At the end of this section, it’s a solid goal to have about 15 to 20 product and/or niche ideas in mind.
2. How To Find The Perfect Product for Dropshipping Business
The “frightening” truth about this guide is that I’ll never be able to tell you the exact product to sell in your store. The fact is, no business walk through that actually works can simply give a great product or niche idea to every single reader. However, what I can offer you is, by far, the next best thing. Something you may never forget on your journey to an online store. I’ll be giving you extensive advice on deciding which product would be a good or bad item to dropship to future customers.
3. How to Ensure Your Store’s Short and Long Term Success
The most important product elimination factor, and something you should perpetually keep in the back of your mind while selecting your products or niche, is the marketing of that product. This factor is perhaps the most difficult aspect of the entire process in building a successful online business. This section is on eliminating products by considering their respective marketing strategies.
4. How to Launch Your Store
After you’ve researched your products, and have a basic understanding of what your marketing strategies will look like, is when you should start building your drop shipping online store.
Many people make their store before they have an idea of their marketing strategies or products. This is truly a rookie mistake. To be successful, all of these pieces have to be thought about together. The store comes after these thoughts have coalesced. The smartest thing you can do for your dropshipping business is to have all of these critical aspects in your head before you really dig in and host your site.
However, action is also important. It’s great to think about every aspect of your business before beginning. But don’t waste your time sitting around and merely learning. You’ve also got to finally start at a certain point. Keep in mind, online marketing is also dynamic. What you’ve learned about your niche one week may be different the next. But you’ll never know if you don’t start!
5. How to Setup Your First Successful Facebook Ad for Dropshipping
Are you pumped for your first sale? Facebook Ads are one of the most effective paid advertising means available. They do an excellent job targeting your niche and generating immediate revenue. Also, this is a paid marketing technique where you’re only required to spend $5 a day to experiment and test your Ads. This is an excellent deal. Literally, the cost of your first marketing ventures, is the money saved from not eating out at lunch. Cook for yourself instead, every day, and your paid ads are essentially free!
In this section, we’ll learn about and implement the tools needed to gather data about your audience, as well as, setup our first Facebook Ad campaign.