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Has anyone succeeded dropshipping from Alibaba?

Discussion in 'Dropshipping & Wholesale Hookups' started by impact_com, Nov 23, 2019.

  1. impact_com

    impact_com Junior Member

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    Hello,

    I am currently trying to find a reliable supplier for my product, I've found on Aliexpress but their price is too high and they don't respond on messages, even though they are a gold supplier.

    On Alibaba most of the suppliers obviously sell in bulk, however, did anyone succeed convincing a supplier to dropship their products? How did you do it?

    Cheers!
     
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  2. nakamura

    nakamura Elite Member

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    Aliexpress is like Amazon.
    Alibaba are for manufactures only.

    They have a minimum quantity of orders. You can not buy a single product there. Of course the prices are much lower, because its the factory price.
     
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    perrymason Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    who cares if they are on aliexpress or alibaba, convincing is about your business skills has nothing to do with the platform.
     
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    FUTUR TIM Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    You have a better chance of doing it on Aliexpress. Alibaba is designed specifically for selling in bulk.
     
  5. Boublr

    Boublr Newbie

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    I was doing this privatly in the past, but i think this market is already to full. It was to hard to gain new customers and paid a lot of traffic.
     
  6. kindablack

    kindablack Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    No. It’s not about skills.

    Obviously, Alibaba is for bulk buying. You cannot buy one by one with those prices. This is not about your skillset.
     
  7. Novita Rizki

    Novita Rizki Newbie

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    Then find new niche, trend always changing, once we ride the wave then we can succeed in dropship/affiliate
     
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  8. Boublr

    Boublr Newbie

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    You are right, but anyway its a hard way to find the best niche where you can gain high revenues. And if someone see that you are earning with this niche, they are coming and copying haha
     
  9. cindyrose888

    cindyrose888 Senior Member

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    Don't even think about it. LOL :D

    Just focus on aliexpress is more than enough
     
  10. bigboyporax

    bigboyporax Junior Member

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    I got lots of suppliers from alibaba. They were able to ship directly to my clients in Germany. You just have to ask.
     
  11. Ryan Oak

    Ryan Oak Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    From my experience, both Aliexpress and Alibaba suppliers have really bad communication skills. But you can still find a good one. I would suggest finding an agent who could find you the best products and prices and delivery times. Some of them even have their own apps, they can integrate them into your store and do fulfilments automatically. To find them just search for FB dropship groups.
     
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  12. bigboyporax

    bigboyporax Junior Member

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    I agree with you.