A Beginner's Guide to Dropshipping

There’s never been a more exciting time to be in business. Technological innovation, consumer choice, and access to a worldwide audience means there are opportunities for everyone. The retail space especially is going through huge changes — brick and mortar retailers are struggling while online giants like eBay and Amazon are reporting record sales.


Whether you’re a new entrepreneur wanting to build your first startup, or an experienced business person looking to expand, the retail space is definitely worth exploring. The question is, just how can you compete? How do you find the right niche, hold enough stock, get distribution in place, create enough of a profit, and manage your business effectively enough to succeed?


There’s an answer, and that answer is dropshipping. In this guide to dropshipping, we’re going to take you through everything you need to know about researching, setting up, managing, marketing, and succeeding at a dropshipping business. We’ll explain all of the basics so you get a great foundation. Then we’ll cover some of the more advanced techniques you can use including hints, tips, and advice to help your business thrive.


By the end of the guide you’ll be a dropshipping diva — you’ll have the confidence, skills, expertise, and approach to start and manage your dropshipping business, ready to develop it into a retail powerhouse! There are exciting times ahead, let’s get into it.