Proof That Drop Shipping On Ecommerce Website Really Works

The drop shipping is an alternative method of doing online business for those entrepreneurs who want to start the Website Maintenance Dubai with minimum investment possible. In this article we will explain what it is and analyze its advantages and disadvantages.

WHAT IS DROPSHIPPING?

The drop shipping is a type of selling where the trader has no stock itself. Upon receiving an order, all the information is sent to the supplier of the merchandise, and this is the one who sends the order directly to the customer.

WHAT DO I EARN WITH THE DROPSHIPPING

In a drop shipping transaction the benefit results from the margin we attribute to the products offered.

WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF DROP SHIPPING?

COST SAVINGS

With the drop shipping you do not need to invest in stock, storage or transport. All your effort should be focused on choosing a suitable product portfolio, getting good deals with suppliers and attracting customers to your online store.

CASH FLOW

When a customer acquires a product in our Shopify development Dubai and makes the payment successfully, we will send the order to the supplier company, paying the merchandise with part of the payment of our client.

WHAT ARE THE DISADVANTAGES OF DROP SHIPPING?

 

LITTLE STOCK CONTROL

In the best of cases, our suppliers will offer us data on the stock of products through XML files, depending on the frequency of scheduled updates, we will have more or less recent information.

Other providers upload the list of products and stock to the FTP account at the end of the day. This system is in clear regression for offering information that in a few hours is considered obsolete.

REDUCED MARGINS

Drop shipping providers allow you to allocate the margin you consider appropriate to the products, although the market is not as permissive, and if you work with margins superior to those of the competition, it is possible that the number of sales falls drastically.

NULL CONTROL OF DELIVERY TIMES

Once we pass the order to the supplier, we lose control of the management of the same, this being the only partly responsible for the correct delivery of the orders.

Improvable contents

The providers of drop shipping provide descriptions of products and images, however if we want to highlight we must work on this aspect, since the rest of our competitors will start with the same initial material.

HOW TO HAVE A SUCCESSFUL ECOMMERCE WEBSITE WITH DROP SHIPPING?

 CHOOSE THE RIGHT PRODUCT

I recommend that you choose products that meet the following premises:

  •         Products that you like, to increase your involvement in the business.
  •         Products that you know, to be able to generate the related contents.
  •         Products with demand, to make sure that they will have an outlet.
  •         Products with sufficient margin, to compensate for the effort made.

 GET GOOD SUPPLIERS

A good provider of drop shipping is one that offers products with attractive margins to a small group of retailers and that provides adequate information about the product.

 Looking for suppliers of drop shipping by Internet we will find companies that are dedicated exclusively to the management of the drop shipping and manufacturers and importers that look for alternative ways to place their product in the market. This second group is usually the one that offers products at a lower price and therefore we can work with a higher margin.

 HIGH PERFORMANCE ECOMMERCE DEVELOPMENT IN DUBAI

Once we have decided that we want to sell, we must work to do it with the maximum guarantees.

Having a good eCommerce development in Dubai is essential, for two reasons:

  •         It will attract customers, through on page positioning.
  •         It will convert them into customers, through usability and conversion.

 QUALITY CONTENT

Work on your own content for your products: descriptions, comparisons, images, etc. This will help you position yourself better and show potential customers that in your eCommerce development in Dubai, they know the product better than in the others.

 ONLINE MARKETING STRATEGIES

Do not limit yourself to work in search engine positioning, clients can arrive by alternative means: Google AdWords, advertising emails, social networks, etc.

 Depending on the product and profile of the customer, you must decide in which traffic sources it is most interesting to invest.

 QUALITY OF SERVICE

Buying on our eCommerce website should be a pleasant experience during all phases of the sale, from the first visit to the eCommerce website, through the generation of the order, delivery, subsequent consultations, etc.

 IS DROP SHIPPING BETTER THAN CONVENTIONAL E-COMMERCE DEVELOPMENT IN DUBAI?

It’s not better, not worse: it’s different. With drop shipping you minimize risks but you play with much lower margins. While with conventional Web Design Sharjah the margins are higher but you must invest in a minimum stock, manage logistics, etc.

 WHAT IS THE FINAL RECOMMENDATION?

To succeed in eCommerce development in Dubai, whether online or offline , it is necessary to invest a minimum of time and money. Even if you do not invest in stock you should invest in a good online store and in strategies to attract traffic to the web, so the margin of the products should be large enough to cover the monthly costs and the amortisation of the initial investment.

Take the necessary time to obtain information and design with possible spreadsheets scenarios to know the possibilities of the business before starting to invest.