How to Sell Online

The global eCommerce market is well into the trillions of dollars, and there's no sign of stopping. Find out how YOU can leverage this lucrative sector for your own success story.

How to Find Suppliers

Finding great suppliers is one of the cornerstones of building a succesful eComerce business. Check out our extensive resources on how to avoid the crooks and find reliable suppliers.
What to do When Wholesale Prices are Too High
It's not uncommon for SaleHoo members to find products on eBay that appear to be cheaper than what our approved suppliers sell the items at.  Have you been conned? Are you missing something?  No, you're not being conned, but yes, you could be missing some crucial points that will help you understand how wholesale prices and wholesale buying works and how you can get the best prices possible. Here's a quick guide to why sometimes, you can't find wholesale prices lower than eBay prices and what to do about it.  Why are eBay prices sometimes lower than wholesale prices? 1. eBay has become a wholesale marketplace for many, many products. A quick search on eBay for "bulk wholesale" reveals that you can purchase pretty much anything in bulk for decent wholesale prices.  A lot of sellers purchase bulk lots on eBay and split them up
By Rhea Bontol • 5 min. read
Ultimate Guide to Alibaba Dropshipping
One of the biggest challenges for dropshippers is finding reliable suppliers. You need a trusted partner that can fulfill orders and deliver a quality product every time a customer click “Buy Now.” In this guide, we will look at one of the world’s largest directories of wholesale suppliers: Alibaba. You’ll learn everything you need to know about Alibaba dropshipping, including: The pros and cons Alibaba vs. AliExpress dropshipping How to find Alibaba dropshipping suppliers How to negotiate and place your first order We&rs
By Rhea Bontol • 15 min. read
How to Avoid Common Problems with Dropshipping Suppliers
The dropshipping model seems too good to be true when you're first starting out in e-commerce. The truth is, it is not as easy as it sounds. It's true that you never have to worry about coming up with funds to buy inventory, or about not having enough to fulfill your orders, or being overstocked. And having no inventory does take a lot off your mind. The essence of dropshipping is that you “drop” the “shipping” problems on your suppliers' laps! However, your biggest advantage over traditional online retailers also presents your biggest problem: your dropshipping suppliers. We're presuming at this point that you've already vetted your suppliers and found them legitimate and reliable, since you're already on this blog, and well aware of the SaleHoo dropshipping supplier directory.
By Jason Acidre • 6 min. read

Best Products to Sell Online

Products, products, products! You may already have a great idea you want to explore, or maybe want to be inspired. Whatever product query, you can find the answers here.
How to Sell Merch and Actually Be Profitable (Step-by-Step Guide)
How should I make and sell merch online? ?Quick Answer: Identify the type of merchandise you want to offer and use tools like Canva and Placeit to create your designs. Then, buy your products in bulk or use a print-on-demand platform. Set up an online store and promote your products on multiple marketing channels. Prioritize customer service and focus on continual improvement to scale your business. Post Contents: [ show hide ] Introduction Finding your niche and ideation Design and product creation Sourcing and production
By SaleHoo Group • 20 min. read
11 High Profit Private Label Ideas (with Proven Examples) + 8 Suppliers to Work With
Private labeling is when you purchase products from a manufacturer and sell them under your own brand name. In this business model, the products are manufactured by a third-party supplier but sold under your own brand.
By SaleHoo Group • 13 min. read
15 Most Profitable Items to Flip in 2023
Some great products to flip are vintage clothes and accessories. People love the thrill of thrifting, buying vintage clothing, and discovering unique pieces. That’s why the margins and profits of vintage clothes and accessories can be quite large and can reach up to 100% or more.
By SaleHoo Group • 13 min. read

Learn Dropshipping

Dropshipping is one of the easiest ways to start a business on a limited budget. Get inspired, find answers to all your questions and start dropshipping today.
Top 15 eCommerce Training Courses to Boost Your Dropshipping Business (Free & Paid)
E-commerce is booming. Nearly 20% of all retail sales now take place online. If you want to get involved with an exciting, growing industry, e-commerce training is the fastest way to do it. But you need to choose a course that is right for your budget and experience. In this guide, we’ve compiled a list of the 15 best e-commerce training courses in 2023. We’ll also cover the benefits of e-commerce training and what to look for in a course. By the time you finish this guide, you’ll be ready to take the next step. Let’s dive in. Benefits of Taking E-Commerce Training? An e-commerce course is the best way to fast-track your store’s growth and avoid the common mistakes that can derail a new business. Here’s a breakdown of the most common reasons a new business fails: An experienced course instructor can help you overcom
By Simon Slade • 14 min. read
How to Start High Ticket Dropshipping + 15 High Ticket Products to Sell Today
Do you want to make more money from fewer sales? (Yes, it’s possible!) Well, you can achieve that with something called a ‘high ticket dropshipping store.’ Instead of selling a ton of low-cost and low-margin products and making ten bucks here and there, you can make just as much profit with a single sale of a high ticket dropshipping product. I mean, who doesn't like the sound of that? Think drones, guitars, and furniture, not phone cases and novelty socks. These high ticket items are typically larger and more challenging to ship but offer much higher profit margins. Selling high ticket items helped YouTuber, Kamil Sattar generate $100k in sales revenue in just 10 days - with a 40% profi
By Michelle Yuan • 15 min. read
How To Choose a Profitable Dropshipping Niche According to Six-Figure Dropshippers
So you want to start dropshipping…but which niche should you choose? Well that’s the million dollar question isn’t it. (Literally. You could be making millions if you choose the right niche). If you’re ever thought about starting an online store, you’re likely to have been confronted with this question. It’s a tough one. And it’s not necessarily just about which one you are most ‘passionate’ about anymore. Choosing the right niche is extremely important. For now, and the long run. When you find a lucrative dropshipping niche, it’s easier to find winning products and generate sales faster, meaning things will start to snowball. You can reinvest your profits and start to scale as yo
By Michelle Yuan • 14 min. read

Best Online Selling Methods

Selling online may sound simple, but there are actually plenty of details and options to wrap your head around. Lucky our eCommerce experts have all been where you are.
19 Online Selling Apps to Make Money in 2023
What are the 19 best-selling apps to make more money in 2023? ? Quick Answer: Some of the best and most trustworthy selling apps to make more money in 2023 include Shopify, BigCommerce, SaleHoo Dropship, Amazon Seller App, and others. There are many apps for many different aspects of the selling process, which we will go through below. What’s the one thing that can take your eCommerce business to the next level and help you boost your sales? A selling app. These selling solutions enable individual sellers and business owners like you to sell online or simply improve the way you’re doing your business. You can create a full-service online store or use the app's marketplace to sell directly to customers. Since all businesses exist to sell their offerings,anything enabling you to increase your sales is an ally you cannot overlook. On this page
By SaleHoo Group • 13 min. read
15 Most Profitable Items to Flip in 2023
Some great products to flip are vintage clothes and accessories. People love the thrill of thrifting, buying vintage clothing, and discovering unique pieces. That’s why the margins and profits of vintage clothes and accessories can be quite large and can reach up to 100% or more.
By SaleHoo Group • 13 min. read
The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Wholesale Selling Business: Tips, Strategies, and Tools
Wholesaling is a business-to-business (B2B) transaction in which a company buys products in bulk from manufacturers or other suppliers and resells them to other businesses.
By SaleHoo Group • 18 min. read
In-depth Courses

Fast-track your success with in-depth eCommerce training from the pros

Learn how to successfully build, launch, and grow your online store with courses taught by world-renowned eCommerce professionals. Exclusive to SaleHoo.
Dropshipping on Shopify

The ultimate guide to building a successful dropshipping store using Shopify. You’ll learn how to choose the right product & supplier, build your store & drive traffic & sales.

Amazon Product Launch

A step-by-step, in-depth guide to launching your first product on Amazon (or any marketplace!) and building a full-time income online in just six days.

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