Has anybody made decent profit with Drop shipping using Shopify, Oberlo/AliExpress?

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I have been looking at launching an e-commerce shop for a side income and as my time is tied up with a new business I have been looking at Shopify and Oberlo but when I looked at the products available via Oberlo what I saw was such long delivery dates to UK (30-40 days even with e-packet). Also for the products I looked at the prices weren't extremely cheap. So my immediate question was if I am to add enough on the price to make profit then the price will not be that cheap and the buyer has to wait over a month? Doesn't look like a good selling proposition.

That's why I wanted to what others experience?

Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author Bianko
    +1

    I would also want to know this. I have an idea for a dropshipping website but all these services have fees which cut into the already small margins.

    Even considering going bespoke - that way only costs are time, hosting and payment gateways.
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  • Profile picture of the author MValmont
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  • Profile picture of the author James_w
    Originally Posted by ashkanwalk View Post

    I have been looking at launching an e-commerce shop for a side income and as my time is tied up with a new business I have been looking at Shopify and Oberlo but when I looked at the products available via Oberlo what I saw was such long delivery dates to UK (30-40 days even with e-packet). Also for the products I looked at the prices weren't extremely cheap. So my immediate question was if I am to add enough on the price to make profit then the price will not be that cheap and the buyer has to wait over a month? Doesn't look like a good selling proposition.

    That's why I wanted to what others experience?

    Thanks
    look up drop shippers from the Uk or buy stock in bulk to store yourself if speed is a worry.

    I have been selling to Australia drop shipping for many years as long as you state can take up to 30 business days most are happy to wait.I Prefer to hold stock these days but if i was just testing the waters I would find a good supplier do some small test orders this way you know the shipping time and what to expect.

    another option is to look for local clearance sales buy them all and resell.

    also I use woo not shopify Wordpress is much easier for me to customize.
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  • Profile picture of the author dave_hermansen
    We recently brokered a deal for a website that was using the AliExpress/Shopify/Oberlo model, dropshipping to the USA and that site was averaging more than $10,000 profit per month.

    We know these numbers are real because the new website owner hired us to manage the site for them.

    It all comes down to the product. If you can find a hot product that is an impulse buy item, you can make a killing if you promote it in the right places.
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  • Profile picture of the author MValmont
    I'm making a few thousands per day with this right now,

    A lot of other people too,

    It works. It just does.
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