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Aliexpress dropshipping

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Woodi, Dec 13, 2016.

  1. Woodi

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    Hello,

    How do you guys do aliexpress dropshipping with the very long delivery time it usually has? Costumers don't get angry or something?
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    37-58 days

    Thanks.
     
  2. Motherdex

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    ePacket to USA is usually 14-23 days and many sellers use that. They are also very upfront about the shipping times.. how they position it differs but often something along the lines of the promotional pricing requires longer than usual lead times to ship.. blah blah blah
     
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  3. Woodi

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    ePacket to Canada or another country might be 35 days + though. Basically I should only ship to certain countries?
     
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    Is verry dificile to do dropshipping with aliexpress
     
  5. Woodi

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    What do you mean? many people do it.
     
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    I think the bottom line is to not turn away a paying customer if they are okay with the lead time but I know that many who do dropshipping use ePacket to the US and target their FB ads and other traffic generating strategies to the US audience (or realistically whatever country will buy and has a somewhat reasonable delivery range)
     
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    I agree many people are doing it. Yeah, it isn't easy but the tech skills needed are minimal so it seems like a popular method. If you can find good niche, generate some traffic generating strategies, deal with the lead time issue and maybe throw your own twist in here and there, it is doable.

    I do see some people go to the inventory holding approach over time as they start to better understand what people will order or want to purchase but most can't start that way due to the investment needed.
     
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  8. Woodi

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    I only see people using facebook but Instagram could works too? Growing many accounts in the niche and advertising the dropshipping site later.
     
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    Yes, ig is used a lot in us as well.
     
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    I charge $25 for 7 day shipping or they can choose free shipping. Most choose free shipping and are fine with it.
     
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    Hmmmmm....37-58 days??? What about ePacket?