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Dropshipping Store Decision Help!

Discussion in 'Dropshipping & Wholesale Hookups' started by iovulkay, Sep 5, 2019.

  1. iovulkay

    iovulkay Registered Member

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    Hello guys,

    I'm currently learning the basics of SEO and promotion methods to have a direction while developing my online store and already bought my .com domain to make sure no one else gets it.

    To start I'm thinking about going with dropshipping and if it goes well eventually start having my own stock since the goal is to have a long term business.

    My questions at the moment are:
    • Should I start with shopify and develop my own website later or get it right now?
    • If I go with shopify, do I need, still, to register my brand?
     
  2. yuuzokun

    yuuzokun Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    To answer your questions:

    1- Go for it, but I'd recommend Woocommerce for the long term.
    2- Going with Shopify or other platform doesn't get you rid from branding your store. (Please note that you're not require to brand anything at the moment, you can do it later if you really wish to)
     
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  3. iovulkay

    iovulkay Registered Member

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    Oh ok, I'm gonna check Woocommerce.

    Thank you for clarifying this for me.
     
  4. Ohmnito

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    Why Woocommerce over Shopify? Is it because of the 29$ per month or something else?
     
  5. DropshipDave

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    Shopify can very quickly get very expensive with different apps and plugins, most of which charge monthly. Even things like custom emails are not easy with Shopify. Woocommerce is much more flexible and enables you to do much more, for just your monthly hosting cost. Although it is a little more difficult to set up initially.
     
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  6. moneysenpai

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    Start with a Shopify development store. Free until you get 50 sales.