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Drop Shipping isnt making any money for me... need some guidance/help

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Tymer, Mar 18, 2016.

  1. Tymer

    Tymer Junior Member

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    Hi,

    I recently tried a drop shipping method, I contacted my suppliers, everything was ok, I created the website, added the products, made it look appealing, started with low profit with each product, so low prices, free shipping and I was ready to release my website. This was around 3~4 months ago, I spent around $200 on facebook ads, targeted US (I have a pet niche website), and I got 0 sales. From around $200~$250 that I spent on advertising I got 1 sale and when I got that sale the website was not even completed...
    I am not sure what I am doing wrong, around 1 month ago after my $200 of facebook ads was over and I saw 0 sales, I got way demotivated and stopped with this method, now my monthly hosting bill has come, and I am not sure if I should continue. Anyone can give me their opinion? Maybe I chose a bad niche? (pet clothes niche), or maybe I just 100% suck with facebook ads? If anyone could give me some guidance, or their opinion it would help me a lot to make my decision.

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  2. vanminh604

    vanminh604 Newbie

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    Well for what i know, people love their pets, and has spent tons of money on them. You should be targeting other country not just US to see what converts better. Try testing certain age to see if it helps as well. Test new products.
     
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    Eternal1912 Power Member

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    Which country do you target with your advertisement and how many likes do you have on your page? Do you have a nice cover/profile photos and do you post, at least, 3 times a day?
     
  4. Tymer

    Tymer Junior Member

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    I created a blog, but I posted only once or twice, I have around 10 likes on my page but I advertise the actual website on facebook not the page, yes I do have somewhat nice photos.
     
  5. itsArtie

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    You probably targeted wrong audience on fb ads
     
  6. Adrian112

    Adrian112 Supreme Member Premium Member

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    Dropshipping is like 100% profitable work, how can you fail with this?

    You find cheap stuff and sell it on Ebay for few bucks more, if you don't sell you don't lose money, if you sell you make money, no Investment at all.
     
  7. Tymer

    Tymer Junior Member

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    I created my own website and spent advertising money, I guess I just failed hard then
     
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    BassTrackerBoats Super Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    No you did not, you learned what does not work so you can {tweak|adjust|change things up} to see what does work.

    Much of success in business has it's roots in processes and methods that do not work that have been adjusted to work.

    Look at what you did, see what aspects were successful, see what were not and build on the successful ones and change the ones that were not so you can end up with a profitable business model.
     
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  9. Tymer

    Tymer Junior Member

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    The problem with me is that I get demotivated easily, like I am now. Lots of ideas flowing through but I just feel like doing nothing. But I want to be a IM full time, which at this rate isnt going to happen
     
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    you need to get some inspiration and then focus or nothing will happen. So you failed at that specific Facebook ad, switch it up and test again, and again, and again. Dig deep into google and find answers. Its all spoon fed stuff ... good luck! Stick to it and set small goals.
     
  11. Tymer

    Tymer Junior Member

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    Thanks for all the great comments guys, I will soon pick my website again clean the dust and try again.
    Really, thanks for everything, it might not seem much but trust me, its enough for me to get my hopes up
     
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    St0necold Newbie

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    Did you even read the OP, he spend money for paid ads.


    How DO I Delete POST?
     
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    You need to give a good reason for your customer to buy your product.If your product is too normal and nothing special,it was hard to sell
     
  14. wokaka

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    this is not about your items that fail you but your poor fb ads campaign imo.
     
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    Let me guess, led dog collars?
     
  16. Tymer

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    No not led dog collars, not that dumb I think
    I might have just made my fb ad with the wrong targeted audience