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Start a dropshipping e-commerce website

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What is Dropshipping?

You start selling without any inventory and your order will be fulfilled by a third-party vendor on your behalf all white-labelled.

An example - How dropshipping works in the real world.

Let's take an example you want to sell a Pen, so you will source it from a dropshipping provider for Rs.10 and you of course you will sell to the end customer for approximately higher price lets say Rs.15 this way you will be making a profit of Rs.5 on your order. Once custom placed the order the Pen vendor associated with (Dropshipping provider) will be notified and will ship the ordered Pen to the shipping address provided by the Customer, once the order is successfully fulfilled and have passed the return/exchange window the profit margin of Rs.5 will be settled in your linked bank account through your preferred payment mode.

Who offer Dropshipping?

There are numerous drop shipping service providers and you can tie up with any of them based on their offerings some of them offer free membership and some do charge to be associated with them. Globally some of the best online dropshipping service providers are Spocket, Trendsi, Oberlo, CJDropshipping etc.

Dropshipping Service provider in India?

One of the most reliable dropshipping service providers in India is Glowroad. You can launch your Glowroad powered Shopify e-commerce store.

Glowroad Pros

  • Auto-sync inventory.
  • Easily import thousands of products.
  • Sell a wide range of products.
  • Free COD and Shipping on selected products.
  • No joining fee.

Glowroad Cons

  • Sometimes delay order fulfilment.
  • Glowroad is only available for the Shopify e-commerce engine.
  • Negative charge if COD (cash of delivery) gets declined.

How to start a Dropshipping store?

Shopify has many Dropshipping apps on their marketplace and that's the easiest way to launch a Shopify dropshipping store.

Similarly, you can launch your store with Woocommerce and other self-hosted e-commerce frameworks as well.

How to develop a dropshipping commerce store?

There are plenty of choices you can choose either self-hosted applications framework i.e. Magento, Woocommerce, Opencart etc. or subscription-based cloud-based e-commerce engine i.e. Shopify, Bigcommerce etc.

In case you are looking for a professional Shopify/Woocommerce based e-commerce web development service please contact me and I will help you in building one of the best dropshipping stores.