What is drop shipping, and what is a drop shipper?
Usually when you have an online store, you need to purchase stock. You then need to send individual items to your customers. You need to buy stock in advance.
Drop shipping lets you skip this step. When a customer buys an item from you, you contact the drop shipping company (otherwise known as a drop shipper) and purchase the item from them. They will then send this item directly to your customer.
How do I make money from this?
You need to open up an online store and sell items you can drop ship.
A popular place to open an online store is eBay.
You can also make your own online store. An easy way to do this it to create one with SaleHoo Stores. This way, you won’t have to pay eBay fees.
How do I find drop shippers?
There are a lot of drop shippers in China that can’t be trusted. They will take your money and not send you items, or send you illegitmate items that are illegal.
SaleHoo is an online directory that has over 8,000+ drop shippers, wholesalers and liquidators.
The easiest way to find drop shippers that you can trust is through SaleHoo.