Category Archives: The Project: Drop Shipping

The Project Drop Shipping – Chapter 9: What you learn from your first sale

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Here is what you will learn when you make your first drop shipping sale. The greatest feeling I’ve had this entire project was the day I logged into my email account and saw my very first order.  When I first saw it I thought it might be a test from my developer so I didn’t really think Continue Reading

The Project Drop Shipping Chapter 8 – Marketing Plan 4P’s

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It has now come time to finalize our Marketing Plan.  To do this we will use the Marketing 4 P’s which have been used for years to create a basic template for your marketing plan.  This outline lays out the fundamentals for your Product, Price, Placement, and Promotion.This is important as it will show you elements Continue Reading

The Project Drop Shipping Chapter 7 – Inventory and Pricing

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Know your Product – Know your Business When it comes to drop shipping taking a few extra steps can ensure your success.  In this chapter we will cover taking the time to touch and feel your product before you sell it. In the last chapter we partially covered examining your product.  After working on this Continue Reading

The Project Drop Shipping Chapter 6 – Moving Along

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In Chapter Five I introduced my site http://www.bathbombs.org to everyone including my beta testers.  I answered the most commonly asked questions about the site.  Since that time we have been working diligently to get the site ready for our marketing.  Here are a few things we’ve been working on. Credit Card Processing: We found that because we Continue Reading

The Project: Drop Shipping Chapter 5 Introduce Your Site

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It’s finally time to introduce our drop shipping site to the world.  We’ve spent a month building out our site and our launch strategy which we are now ready to implement.  This BETA launch will give us a chance to fine tune everything for both our customers and the search engines.  So with out future Continue Reading

The Project: Drop Shipping Chapter 4 – Launching a New Site

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What you should look for with your initial site launch The single most exciting day in any project is the day your site launches for the first time.  With that being said this can also be the most stressful!  No matter how well you wrote your RFP and how amazing your developer is you are undoubtedly going Continue Reading

The Project: Drop Shipping Chapter 3 Content and Onsite Optimization

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Before I get into Chapter 3 I wanted to outline some of the problems I’ve had with this project.  You can use this as a list of things to prepare for so that hopefully you won’t have to go through this as well. GoDaddy Premium Domain Purchase: So I bought my domain from www.godaddy.com and Continue Reading