Dropshipping is one of the fastest and lowest-cost ways to have an online business of your own.
Thanks to the types of software that are available today, almost anyone can have their store up in a matter of minutes.
However, it still takes a lot of time to import products yourself, create product descriptions, as well as other customizations for your store.
This is where a ready made dropship website comes in handy. Ordering a custom dropship website preloaded with products can save you time and get you to earning profits much faster.
The Advantages of Buying a Ready Made Dropship Website
Although a ready-made Dropship website costs more money than doing it yourself, the benefits may be worth the investment.
Let’s say you go the route of creating your dropshipping store yourself. You would have to first do some market research to figure out which niche to be in.
From there, you would need to locate dropshipping suppliers that sell the items in your niche. This part isn’t too difficult as you can source most items from AliExpress.
Next, you would have to import your products into your store which can take quite a bit of time. This is especially true if you want a large number of items in your store.
After your products are imported, you would then need to begin customizing your store by creating and adding graphics.
You would need a logo and various banner graphics (optional). Finally, you would then have to think about your on-site SEO and social media pages.
Without SEO and social media, you hurt your chances of generating visitors to your store. No visitors means no customers.
As you can see, that is a lot of work for one person. Now let’s take a look at the advantages of buying a ready made dropship store.
We’ll use AliDropship’s custom store option as an example.
Ready Made Dropship Website Advantages Using AliDropship
Save Yourself Time
With a custom dropshipping website, the AliDropship team will handle all of the most time-consuming tasks such as:
- Niche market research
- Domain registration
- Importing products
- Custom design (logo, header images, banners)
- Mobile device ready
- On-site SEO
- Social media pages
- Payment gateways
- Google analytics
Save Yourself the Hassle
Maybe you want a dropshipping store of your own but do not want to deal with all of the heavy lifting. There is no rule that you must build your store yourself. In fact, if you feel anything technical is a weak point for you, it is ideal to have your store built for you.
Start Selling Faster
Setting up your dropshipping store yourself could take weeks depending on how many items you want to import, adjusting item descriptions, creating and adding graphics, etc.
A custom dropshipping store is delivered to you in a matter of days (depending on the package you choose).
What Happens When You Order a Custom Dropship Store from AliDropship?
Regardless of which package you choose, you will be assigned a personal manager that will guide you through the entire process.
They will assign you a Basecamp account (an online project management tool) which enables you to keep track of your store’s buildout.
Your personal manager will get all of the details necessary from you in terms of what how you want your store built.
You can put in as much input as you want and ask as many questions as you want.
What Happens After Your Store is Delivered?
Once your store is delivered to you, it is yours to do with as you please. You have 100% ownership.
You can add an unlimited amount of products and have an unlimited amount of orders automatically fulfilled.
Unlike other eCommerce dropshipping services, there are no ongoing monthly recurring fees to use the AliDropship plugin.
And because you own the AliDropship plugin when you receive your store, you will also have free updates and ongoing support from AliDropship.
Start Making Sales
This, of course, is the most exciting part of being a dropshipping store owner. You can begin your marketing campaigns so that you can start making sales.
Many dropshippers have the most success by promoting their stores on Facebook using paid advertising.
Another method is to utilize influencer marketing on social media platforms like Instagram. This is also referred to as a “shout-out”.
You basically find an Instagram account within your niche that has a huge following. You can then message the owner of the account and ask if they do any sponsored posts.
If so, they will work out pricing with you and post the image of your choice as well as a caption promoting your store.
Many dropshippers have achieved their first sales by using Instragram shout-outs.
Buying a custom dropshipping store isn’t the answer for everyone. You may find that you prefer building your store yourself.
Some people prefer to choose their own products and customize their store in their own way.
However, if you are the opposite and want to save yourself time, a custom store may be the solution you’re looking for.
Click here to learn more about custom store packages offered by AliDropship.