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Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 5th July 2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 980
Posted By mikehermy
Re: New to dropshipping and have some questions

Come check out our eCommerce training course at StoreCoach.com. Basic membership is completely free and we focus on dropship eCommerce. If you're looking for additional help beyond what we have for...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 30th June 2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By mikehermy
Re: Dropshipping beginner !

You're going to have 2 roadblocks that you may need to overcome:

#1 How will I pay my supplier? This usually isn't a big deal. Most suppliers accept credit or debit cards so as long as you have...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 22nd June 2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 30,000
Posted By mikehermy
Re: Where can I buy low priced, quality wholesale goods?

@importexport Thanks for the link to that thread... Great info there.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 22nd June 2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 93
Posted By mikehermy
Re: Money Conversion

To be completely honest, I'm not sure. I'm guessing that it would work just fine.

But I can tell you this... As an American if I go to a site where the currency is in Euros, I just back on out of...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 22nd June 2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By mikehermy
Re: E commerce/shopify help

The basic membership is and always will be free. But as you go through the training, you'll notice that there are several blocks of content that are blocked for PRO or PLATINUM members.

Pro...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 21st June 2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By mikehermy
Re: The essential things to do before you start building an online store

Thanks for the great post Red Tulip. This is a very good list. One other thing I'd absolutely look at doing is a profit margin analysis. Over the years I have helped thousands of people build their...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 21st June 2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 70
Posted By mikehermy
Re: How do I go about charging for shipping?

I have 3 keys for deciding what to charge for shipping…

Key #1. What are my competitors doing? Free shipping? Free shipping on orders over X amount? A low flat-rate amount? A really high amount...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 21st June 2016, 08:41 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 30,000
Posted By mikehermy
Re: Where can I buy low priced, quality wholesale goods?

I actually have spent quite a bit of time on that thread here in the forum and have found a lot of valuable information. You obviously know what you're talking about when it comes to importing...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 20th June 2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 62
Posted By mikehermy
New Shopping Cart Platform: Material

Has anyone heard of or used the new shopping cart platform called Material? I got a few emails from them and was notified that they officially launched but I was too busy to give them a try. What are...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 20th June 2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 931
Posted By mikehermy
Re: Big Commerce Vs. Shopify Vs. Store Coach...

Shopify, BigCommerce, 3dCart, Magento, WooCommerce via Wordpress... These are shopping cart platforms.

Store Coach... This is an eCommerce training course. They'll teach you how to build your...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 20th June 2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,530
Posted By mikehermy
Re: Why Would Shopify Be Better Than WordPress Website?

Wordpress is great in theory but the one big problem that no one here has mentioned is the CONSTANT UPDATES of themes and plugins.

If you go with wordpress, build it on a child theme. That should...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 20th June 2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,067
Posted By mikehermy
Re: Oberlo Vs Shopifiedapp

Any reason why you're not trying to source your products directly from the manufacturer?
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 20th June 2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 545
Posted By mikehermy
Re: hosting experiences

I would recommend BigScoots (http://storecoach.com/recommendations#web-hosting). They are a smaller company with UNREAL support. Not once have we had a question that wasn't answered within 15...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 20th June 2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By mikehermy
Re: Suggestions for my E-Commerce Website

In general, I think people get too carried away with making their websites look absolutely perfect from the very beginning, but in your case, I think the design and the images are giving you major...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 16th June 2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 786
Posted By mikehermy
Re: Need US woman's clothing dropshipper

We work with a company called Bella Vi a little bit here and there. I don't know TOO much about them but I have spoken with the owner and he seems like a real good guy. You can check out their...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 16th June 2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,272
Posted By mikehermy
Re: Question about online business/ecommerce

If you are selling a single service, I would suggest just going with wordpress. There are plenty of plugins and themes to get you going and get exactly what you want. There is no sense in trying to...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 16th June 2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By mikehermy
Re: Product Margin Challenge - Thoughts?

Nailed it Robertlong, NAILED IT! :)
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 16th June 2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By mikehermy
Re: Selling retail and (exclusive) wholesale on a website.

This is only my opinion, but building a successful ecommerce store under either one of these two models is challenging enough and each come with their own set of hurdles to overcome that I would...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 12th June 2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By mikehermy
Re: Product Margin Challenge - Thoughts?

Hey Ryan,

Here's the way I look at it... I don't care what the percentage is at all as long as the $ amount is worth it to me for the amount of time I am putting into that sale. If I am only...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 9th June 2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 836
Posted By mikehermy
Re: Urgent !! how to LEGALLY open ecommerce site

Sorry, only saw this just now. We have an amazing article about this topic specifically. It goes into the details of all of your options and the pros and cons of each....
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 9th June 2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,395
Posted By mikehermy
Re: How fast do you ship?

It all depends on the store but obviously, faster is better. I have had a couple of stores where we sold products that were made to order. Those obviously took longer, but the customer knew...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 5th June 2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By mikehermy
Re: Selecting my niche

Obviously, I'm going to be a bit biased because I helped develop it, but I suggest Store Coach. We have a proven track record and a great reputation online. I encourage you to stop on by and see if...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 5th June 2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By mikehermy
Re: Few questions regarding my ecommerce website

This is no easy question to answer... There are literally entire courses and 300+ page books designed to answer this question. To put it VERY simply, if you want to rank well organically then you...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 5th June 2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By mikehermy
Re: Dropship or wholesale question

Keep in mind that with dropshipping, you never touch, see, or stock the product at all. Who cares if it's small??? That has no effect on your business at all. Our first true successful eCommerce...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 5th June 2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By mikehermy
Re: Need help with next steps of Dropshipping website

Well, assuming your website is already up and running, the next thing I would do is get into several free shopping portals (thefind.com, shopwiki.com, frogit.com) and then jump right into some...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 3rd June 2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By mikehermy
Re: Requesting Feedback on Store

I just put several of your products descriptions through copyscape and it looks like the descriptions you are using on your products are the exact descriptions that are being used on dozens of other...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 3rd June 2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By mikehermy
Re: Dropship or wholesale question

Is there a reason you are going after cosmetics or similar products? If I were you, I would steer clear of these types of products simply because they are something that you can find locally very...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 3rd June 2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By mikehermy
Re: Merchant Accounts for smoke shops ect UK

You may want to PM ScooterDaMan. He has an e-cig shop where I know he had to deal with this sort of thing.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 3rd June 2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By mikehermy
Re: Two questions that need to be addressed...?

In answer to your first question, the short answer is "yes." Not only do I know of several businesses that this is their entire business model, but we have done it ourselves as well a time or two....
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 3rd June 2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,369
Posted By mikehermy
Re: How much did you start with?

If you are looking to really get into eCommerce and start with a fully functional store, there are a few costs to consider, but like Chosen2013 said, it takes almost nothing (especially in comparison...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 15th January 2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,488
Posted By mikehermy
Re: How do you properly market research for buying low and reselling online?.....

NAILED IT! After years of doing eCommerce I have never once used Alibaba simply becase they are often times Chinese knock-offs and you have to buy in huge quantities to get any decent pricing. Go...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 15th January 2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By mikehermy
Re: A Few Inquiries

Before you even start considering how or where to find your suppliers, have you found the product line, or niche, that you are going to sell in? Selecting the right niche is often times overlooked...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 15th January 2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 625
Posted By mikehermy
Re: Google Product Ads 0.01 Per Click?

Although it is possible to get 1 penny clicks, it is VERY uncommon. Most of the time you will need to pay far more than that to get any real clicks and visitors. One thing to keep in mind though is...
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