AliExpress Dropshipping & Oberlo Are Officially Dead – Here’s Why

Every single day, I get at least 10 emails asking me how to get started with AliExpress dropshipping. And despite my best efforts to steer these readers towards a more sustainable ecommerce business model, they often ignore my advice. Well thanks to Trump, ePacket shipping, a crucial component of Aliexpress dropshipping, is going up in price dramatically which will basically kill this business model altogether. In addition, all companies that facilitate Aliexpress dropshipping like Oberlo are in big time trouble. Get My Free Mini Course On How To Start A Successful Ecommerce Business If you are interested in starting a long term and...

Selling On Amazon Vs Ebay – Which Will Make You More Money?

A common question I often get asked is whether to start your ecommerce business selling on Amazon vs Ebay and which marketplace will make you more money. However, the answer isn’t clear cut and it depends on the nature of the products you sell. Over the years, my wife and I have sold on Amazon, Ebay as well as our own online store. And while we’ve been successful selling on all 3 platforms, there are distinct pros and cons with each. This post will provide you with a thorough breakdown and comparison of Amazon vs Ebay and help you determine...

BigCommerce Pricing – How Much It Costs Vs Shopify And The Competition

If you are looking to sign up for BigCommerce, you need to be aware of how BigCommerce pricing compares to other shopping carts on the market. Even though their pricing plans seem straightforward at first glance, there are a few pricing gotchas that you need to be aware of that we’ll cover in this post. You’ll learn…How much BigCommerce costs for your specific ecommerce store based on revenue Whether BigCommerce is worth the money compared to rival carts Hidden and unexpected fees you may encounter with BigCommerce How BigCommerce pricing compares to competitors like ShopifyGet My Free Mini Course On How To Start A Successful...

Think You’re Not Good Enough To Start A Business? Read This…

I’m probably the last person you’d ever expect to be good at sales and marketing. Growing up, I was shy and I studied a lot. I was a straight A student, captain of the math team and I took the SATs in the 4th grade so I could attend “nerd” camp. Prior to quitting and going all in on my businesses, I was a hardware engineering director where I stared at a computer monitor all day long looking at squiggly green lines like the picture below.In fact, I never believed that I could start a successful business because I...

Get Rich Quick Schemes – How To Change Your Mindset And Stop Wasting Money

If your Facebook feed is anything like mine, you probably see a lot of ads for get rich quick schemes that promise massive wealth in a short period of time. Here’s the thing. These ads probably convert! After all, it’s human nature. Whenever you want to learn a new skill or achieve an important goal in your life, your first instinct is to look for the easiest way out and the quickest way to get there. Unfortunately, this mentality is embedded in our DNA and I’m not immune to it either. Sometimes I still find myself looking for the “get...

Ebay Dropshipping From Amazon & AliExpress Is Dead – Here’s Why

Every week, I get at least 2 or 3 requests to write more online tutorials about Ebay dropshipping. And I can certainly understand why. On the surface, the Ebay dropshipping model is attractive because…You don’t need any money to begin There is practically no upfront risk You don’t need to worry about inventoryBut if you peel back the onion, you’ll quickly realize that dropshipping on Ebay might make you a few bucks here and there but it is definitely not a good, sustainable long term business model. This article will explain the details of how Ebay dropshipping works and the pros...

BigCommerce Vs Shopify – Which Is Best And Key Differences

Whenever someone asks me for a fully hosted shopping cart recommendation, I almost always point them to either BigCommerce or Shopify. As of right now, they are two of the best ecommerce solutions available. However when it comes to choosing between BigCommerce vs Shopify, the decision becomes a lot more complicated and depends on your specific needs. The differences are quite subtle, and it can be hard to make the distinction unless you have hands on experience with both of these platforms.Over the years, I’ve worked with over 3000 of my ecommerce course students to launch online shops...

What Is UPC And Where To Buy Cheap UPC Codes For Amazon

Do you want to sell on Amazon but are confused about which barcodes to use? Are you unclear about what is UPC and where to buy cheap UPC codes for your Amazon listings? This post will succinctly answer the most common bar code questions I get asked from brand new Amazon sellers including…What is UPC, EAN, ISBN, JAN, GTIN? Where can you buy cheap UPC codes for Amazon? What is a GS1 barcode? How can you file for a GTIN exemption and bypass the need for a UPC code? Which barcode should you stick on your packaging for Amazon? Can you use cheap barcodes sold by UPC...
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