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This article will help you start a dropshipping store with Shopify. A complete step-by-step guide on how to start dropshipping with Shopify.
Day #7: How To Start Dropshipping With Shopify Step-by-Step (2020)
I do hope you have checked my previous articles in this series on Shopify.
The topics covered so far are,
- Day #1: How To Create An Online Store With Shopify
- Day #2: How To Add Products And Collections To Your Shopify Store
- Day #3: How To Design Your Shopify Store
- Day #4: How To Set-Up Payment And Shipping on Your Store
- Day #5: An Understanding of Taxes, Billing And Shopify Settings
- Day #6: How To Promote And Launch Your Online Store
And most importantly, I hope you have started your free 14-day trial with Shopify.
In this article, we will go through a step-by-step guide on how to start dropshipping with Shopify. And eventually, launch your Dropshipping business using Shopify.
How To Start Dropshipping With Shopify Step-by-Step (2020)
- Assuming you know what is Dropshipping and how Dropshipping works
Related article: What is Dropshipping & How does Dropshipping work?
- Assuming you have already decided on a brand name and you have a logo. We will not be getting into logo design & branding.
Related: Online Course on Build A Branding
- Assuming you have decided on your niche and the products.
Top 70 Niches For Your Dropshipping Store (2020)
How to Choose a Niche and an Industry for Dropshipping
Step #1: Set up Your Online Store - Sign up for Shopify
Step #2: Connect a Domain Name to Your Shopify Store
Once you have registered for the 14-day Free Trial with Shopify, go ahead and complete the designing your store. Also, book a domain name and point your Shopify store to the new domain.
Again, details of these steps are in my Day #3 article on How To Design Your Shopify Store
You could also buy a domain using a domain name registrar such as NameCheap.
Step #3: Sign up for Oberlo
Step #4: Connect Oberlo to Shopify
Once you have registered with Oberlo, you will reach the Oberlo dashboard as shown below.
Now, you have to connect your Shopify store with Oberlo.
For which, click on the link ‘Connect Shopify store‘ (left hand side bottom) and follow the steps along, as shown in the images below.
When prompted to ‘Enter your Shopify store URL’, enter your store URL which will be similar to yourstorename.myshopify.com.
For e.g., in the articles created on Shopify, I’ve created a store name – https://myorganichealthstore.myshopify.com
So go ahead and enter your store URL below.
Click on ‘Install app’ as shown above.
Once you have installed the app, your Shopify store will now be connected to Oberlo. You will be redirected to the Oberlo dashboard as shown below.
Step #5: Import Products from Oberlo. Edit Reviews & Price
Now that your Shopify store and Oberlo is connected, go ahead and add products to your store.
You will notice the link for ‘Search Products’ on the left.
Identify products of your niche and go ahead and add (import) them into your store.
When you do add products, by default, the reviews and prices from the wholesaler will be imported too. You will have to markup the price(s) and edit the reviews based on your requirements.
You can go ahead, add products and add them to collections too.
For more on this, I have my Day #2 article on How To Add Products And Collections To Your Shopify Store to assist you.
Step #6: Set-up Payments And Launch Your Store
Set-up your payment gateway as well.
Do refer my Day #4 article on How To Set-Up Payment And Shipping on Your Store
And once completed, go ahead and launch your store.
Refer my Day #6 article on How To Promote And Launch Your Online Store.
I hope step-by-step article on How to Start Dropshipping with Shopify has helped you start your Dropshipping store.
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