Author: Dan Barrett

YouTube Targets Facebook Live Video

If you've been on Facebook for more than 5 minutes then you'll know that video is a hot, hot topic. Especially Facebook live video. Facebook launched Facebook Live in April 2016 with one eye aimed at the video monster Youtube. On the day of the launch Mark Zuckerberg announced on his page; Live is like having a TV camera in your pocket. Anyone with a phone now has the power to broadcast to anyone in the world. When you interact live, you feel connected in a more personal way. This is a big shift in how we communicate, and it's going to create new opportunities for people to come together. Now just 10 months after the FB Live launch, Youtube have stepped up the ante with Youtube Live. But it's not as straightforward as it sound because it's only available to certain users or channels as they like to say on Youtube Read the full story on The Google-owned video network will open up live mobile streaming to more users on Tuesday, competing with Facebook and Periscope, and it’s offering the folks who make videos for YouTube a hefty cut of the ad revenues. YouTube takes on Facebook with mobile live thumbnail courtesy of...

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What Is Aliexpress – Aliexpress Review 2017

What is Aliexpress? That's one of the questions I'm asked most often. So to find the answer to this question read on! Aliexpress Background Aliexpress is an online retail shop where local Chinese businesses can be connected to international buyers. The site is owned and operated by the parent company Alibaba, and is currently one of the most visited sites in the world. The site itself has flourished in providing low-cost products, that typically sell in North America or Europe. Since launch in 2012, the site has seen continued growth. Improvement from a user experience point of view, have...

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70 Social Media Marketing Tips For Startups

Using Social Media is fantastic fun, there is so much to do and see, it's truly amazing. But is it still fun when using it to promote your business? Creating a large following on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat can be a lot of hard work and a long slog. It doesn't have to be this way. In the article by Jordan lore he gives up 70 Social Media Marketing Tips to keep you up to speed with your social marketing. Many of the tips are obvious and there are many you'll either have forgotten about or never new they existed. A large social media following can be a powerful tool for any small business but not many are willing to put in the work. Social media doesn’t have to be a chore, armed with the right information your business can become a social media superstar.... 70 Strategies, Ideas & Examples thumbnail courtesy of 22 Social Media Marketing Ideas by Ryan More If 70 top marketing tips are enough here are some more or If you're short on time check out this video for another 22 top tips.   What not enough? Okay let's give you some more from Wordstream. Wordstream are leaders in keyword research and analysis so they know a thing or two when it comes to marketing your website, blog or ecomm store. 13 Best...

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Aliexpress Dropshipping – How To Use Aliexpress For Dropshipping

Aliexpress Dropshipping; if you’ve never come across Aliexpress before, is one of the largest online e-commerce marketplaces. It connects international buyers from around the world to wholesale suppliers in China. It is owned by The Alibaba Group, which was originally setup as a portal for business-to-business wholesale. Aliexpress works at the consumer level, connecting customers to smaller businesses in Mainland China. It sells just about anything, so it is similar to using Amazon or Ebay. The sellers on Aliexpress are independent vendors so the website works as a gateway for small businesses to access international customers. There are many other...

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11 Steps To Setup A Dropship Store In 30 Minutes

11 Steps To Setup a Dropship Store in 30 Minutes How To Setup A Dropship Store In 30 Minutes. In this video Sarah from Wholesale Ted walks you through the whole process from start to finish, detailing each step along the way. The eleven steps she talks about are as follows; Step 1: How to create Shopify account for free. Step 2: How to install a great theme. Step 3: How to customise the theme. Step 4: How to install Oberlo to automate parts of the process. Step 5: How use Oberlo to find great products to sell. Step 6: How to group products into collections. Step 7: How to customise your setting including free shipping. Step 8: How to create the essential about us and contact pages. Step 9: How to add a custom menu. Step 10: How to add a custom domain name to your site. Step 11: How to make your store live and start making sales. This step-by-step tutorials shows you how to create a Shopify dropshipping store using Oberlo & Aliexpress (semi-automated dropshipping) Get a FREE 14 day How to Create a Shopify Dropshipping Store Using Oberlo & Aliexpress (In 30 Minutes!) thumbnail courtesy of   Yes, there is more to it and it may take you longer than 30 minutes, the first time round. The idea here is to show you how easy...

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‘Drop Shipping’ Goes Mainstream In 2017

A growing number of mainstream retailers are "dropshipping" to help them compete with their rivals. As we know dropshipping allows the retailer to offer products which they don't carry in stock, with their supplier doing all the fulfillment and shipping out the orders. “The [supplier] gets the audience, the retailer gets the sales,” said Josh Miller, vice president of business development at CTL Global Inc., a logistics company that handles fulfillment for manufacturers and retailers. In a survey by SPS Commerce they reported that 40% of respondents said they expect more dropship vendors in 2017. Dropshipping Is The Future Shopify one of the leading ecommerce platforms have seen strong consistent growth, I suspect largely to the rise in online marketers pushing the dropship business model. Image Courtesy of: Some analysts predict drop shipping will hit the mainstream this year, as consumers spend more online and less in stores. Home goods seller Pier 1 Imports Inc. and footwear chain Shoe Carnival Inc. are among the retailers that in recent months said they would begin using drop shipping to expand their online offerings. In a retail industry survey by supply-chain software vendor SPS Commerce Inc., 40% of respondents said they expect more drop-ship vendors in 2017. That could be a boon for logistics companies, which are often called on by small suppliers and manufacturers to take on inventory management, shipping...

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Drop Shipping Companies With No Membership Fees – Free No Fee

Drop Shipping Companies With No Membership Fees If you're just starting out in the world of dropship eCommerce, then one of the first things you're going to want to do is, search for dropshipping suppliers. So you go to big G and do a few searches and what do you get? A page of results to dropship suppliers and directories, great what's wrong with that? I hear you say. It's when you start browsing the sites you suddenly realise, that you need to pay a fee or join some kind of membership, to get access to all the info you need. And...

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Dropship Suppliers Guide – How To Find Dropship Suppliers

How To Find Dropship Suppliers? Dropshipping is fast becoming the default product supply method for Ecommerce retailers of all sizes. Dropshipping for those new to the term, allows the retailer to advertise and sell products they don't hold in stock. Then when a retail product sells the retailer orders the same goods from the "Dropship Supplier" and the dropship supplier ships out the product to the retailer's customer. In business spiel, according to Wikipedia "Drop shipping is a method of supply chain management where the retailer does not keep any inventory. Instead, he transfers the orders from customers to suppliers...

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Tell Us Your Success Story

Share Your Success With The World. Let Us Publish Your Success Story. Here at we love to hear about success stories with the dropshipping business model. If you would like to share your story and get more exposure for your business, simply complete the Q & A interview questions below and submit your answers to us. We will get in touch when your story is published. Url Tell Us About...

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