Dropshipping in India is the future with the drastic rise of ecommerce sales and rapidly growing market.
Starting a dropshipping business has many advantages as compared to the traditional form of business. We have listed detailed steps on how to start a dropshipping store from scratch and scale it up.
1.Find your Niche
Niche refers to a specific segment of the market or a product/service. The first thing you need to do is identify the niche you want to start your store in. For e.g. You are a pet lover so you should make a store around pets.
Working in one particular niche will help you narrow down your customers and target them easily. Instead of going after a general market which can be very crowded with many sellers and can often be very difficult to find your mark as a brand.
Ideally the best way to go for a niche is look for things you are passionate about and which aligns your interests.
2.Identify the Products you Want to Sell
Once you have finalized the niche you should look for products you want to sell on your store. Owl Prints provides a wide range of products for you to choose from ranging from apparel to accessories.
Create a list of products you want to sell.
Pro tip: Order a sample of the products you want to sell from the suppliers you have shortlisted to check the quality, shipping time and overall experience of ordering.
3.Create your Brand Name, Logo and Ecommerce Store.
Once you have finalized the products and the supplier you should now start the process of creating your brand by focus on finalizing the name and logo.
For your ecommerce store there are many options available to start. You can refer to this article which compares the various popular platforms life Shopify, Woocommerce, Wix etc.
You can choose any as all have merits and demerits. With Shopify you get an app on Owl Prints which integrates with you store and automates the entire ordering process and quickens the product creation process.
At Owl Prints we also provide custom branding options which help you create your brand and goes a long way in creating lasting impression for your customers.
The only thing left to do for you now is to start selling and generate sales for your brand. Learn as you go along and scale!!!!