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Marketers interested in selling products online often find that the biggest obstacle is inventory management. The need for a warehouse to stock products for sale, plus all the time and hassle involved in shipping them to purchasers, puts off many Internet entrepreneurs. This is the problem that established dropship websites were set up to address. Dropshipping is an arrangement by which you as the marketer advertise the products and collect orders, setting the price at certain percentage above the dropshipper's wholesale price. The difference between the two prices is the actual profit. When you receive the orders and payments from customers, you pass the orders to the dropshippers and pay them the wholesale price out of your customer's payment. They then fulfill the order, packing up the products and shipping them to the customer on your behalf and without revealing their identity.
Returns are also typically handled by the dropshipper. Your customer is to return the order to you and you forward it to your dropshipper. Since your customer is never aware of the existence of a third company, you will have a copy of the dropshipper's return conditions on your website as well.
Established dropship websites means you do not worry about details,such as researching and finding a suitable domain name prior to purchase. The first aspect you would consider when starting an online business is the domain name, which is immensely important to the success of a site. A good domain needs to be short, that is, no longer than one or two words, memorable, not hyphenated, and not containing numerals. Another major point is how long a site has been in business. The longer it has been trading, the better its value. This is where the search engine currency of trust comes into play. Search engines do not whether a new website can be trusted or not and every such website is first put in the pen. Months pass before they are able to gather enough information about the new resource and ranking hindrances be lifted.
Another step towards picking the best established dropship websitesis looking at dropshipping directories. These help you identify the most successful sites, and also find out first hand which products are in highest demand. You should also be looking for sites with the highest volumes of targeted traffic. An ideal purchase would be a site which has plenty of traffic but is not converting it well so that you can yourself add value by adjusting for better conversion. Dropshipping products from your own site brings many benefits compared with direct sales. Your best option is to buy a site that is already set up and only in need of your entrepreneurial spirit to soar into the heights of success.
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