E-commerce on spotlight: What is drop shipping?

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Photo: Mark Hayes website

In order to build a successful online shopping, it’s necessary to understand some essential e-commerce procedures.

Drop shipping is one of those procedures. To help you to understand it better, e-commerce experts Andrew Youderian and Mark Hayes have published The Ultimate guide to Drop Shipping.

For me, it was a new area of e-commerce to be explored. For other thousand people, it`s a real chance to start a business online.

According to the guide, dropshipping is a practice that divides opinions. Some would think it`s a great way indeed of starting a business online. Other would be reluctant to the fact it`s related to scam and for this reason, they wouldn’t try it.

But before taking parts, do you know what drop shipping is?

It’s a retail fulfillment method where a store doesn’t keep the products it sells in stock. It’s purchased from a third party and has it shipped directly to the customer.As a result, the merchant never sees or handles the product.

Obviously, this model has its benefits and disadvantages.  It`s not a perfect or stress-free kind of method to build a successful business. The good news is that it’s possible to learn how to dealing with complexities and problems of this kind of method to obtain a profitable and reliable drop shipping business.

Find out more purchasing The Ultimate guide to Drop Shipping here.

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I'm a Brazilian journalist based in West Midlands. In Brazil, I have worked with International Trade and Logistics publications. Now in the UK, I keep writing and I dedicate myself to a new project : Midlands Trade - a blog focused on business in Europe and Brazil. It's also supporting small businesses throughout the #MeetTheBusiness.

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