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Simple question about Aliexpress Dropshipping

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by EIZOO, Jun 16, 2017.

  1. EIZOO

    EIZOO Junior Member

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    Hi guys,

    I'm planning to start an aliexpress dropshipping business, my question is:

    How I could import aliexpress shipping terms?

    I'm especially referring at shipping delivery time because that is very variable from country to country and for manually setting up I think it takes lots of time for every product.

    If someone knows an easier way any help would be appreciated,
    sorry for my english, hope everybody will understand what I meant.
     
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  3. EIZOO

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    Thanks, this plugin imports the products also with shipping delivery time?
     
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    I've purchased the plugin, but I haven't used it yet. I believe the founder is on here. Adding @Yarosss to see if he can answer your question.
     
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    AliExpress has epacket shipping option (that is free or costs $1-3) and free shipping to almost all countries. So I am using these methods on my stores offering free shipping on all products. As for integration of all shipping methods like on AliExpress it is a rather complicated thing, I have not developed a solution for it yet and I have never seen such tools.
     
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    Hi @Yarosss , thanks for your answer, but I'm referring at shipping times because that differs from country to country, not at shipping prices.

    For example in USA collets are delivered in 2-3 weeks, and in Romania in 3-6 weeks, did you understood what I meant?

    Thanks.
     
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    I set min/max time frames on my stores https://worldofharry.com/shipping-delivery/
     
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    there is a 3-5 month delay in Canada for small items from china due to the packages are unscannable by machines and need to be done by hand for every package.
     
  9. WPorShopify

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    Hello! First post on the site :D
    I have $400.00 I can invest in starting my drop-shipping website for motorcycle themed products (a huge thing in my social circles).

    I am very confused right now on what to do for hosting/domain/business email. At first I was going to pay $299.99 for
    Wordpress business plan, since it comes with custom domain/unlimited storage/google analytics and purchase Alidropship. All together that would cost about $380.00.
    With Godaddy I would be able to pay $190.68 (and that comes with SSL/domain/ultimate managed WP package/Office 365 Email+Alidrop for about $280.00
    And finally Hostgator I would pay $229.20 (domain red/1 site 36 months/virus scan)+Alidrop for about $300.00.

    TL;DL-My questions are: 1.How much GB do your sites use/recommend, (ex-1-15GB), for all of the customer reviews and the products variety photos?
    2.If I want to put max 50 products (rotating, take ones that are out of stock/based on holidays down and put new ones up)+customer reviews+social media links, will 2GB be too little or just right for a beginning website?

    (As a FYI, I have downloaded your 22 page guide and I do go on the 'knowledge base' :cool:, but I did not see anything on how much GB you recommend someone should purchase depending on website storage)
    And so I don't double post-If I pay $96 for your silver plan, will the 2GB be enough for what I mentioned above?
    This has been the hardest part for me ever since I heard of drop shipping back in 2013, once I get this figured out hopefully setting the site up will be a lot smoother, and I can get it up and running in a week.
    Thanks in advance for your advice;)
     
  10. Royalwithcheese

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    nice website you got there my friend ! Just out of curiosity since i'm a beginner I don't know how to make a website like that one of yours, could you tell me what platform you use ? I believe WordPress don't do websites like that
     
  11. Yarosss

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    Thank you, it is WordPress. The site is built with AliDropship plugin https://alidropship.com/plugin/ and this theme https://alidropship.com/themes/davinci/
     
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    if you do Alibaba drop shipping to USA and north america, would buyers be turned off on the slow shipping , ie 30 days or more ?

    is it better to buy the items and get it in stock and then ship out?
     
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    Some customers probably will be, but there are lots of journey threads and success stories for people doing exactly this.
     
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    NVM, I looked up some articles on different blogs and most small business websites don't go over 1GB. I think i'll look around and see if there is a 4GB option just in case I need extra.
     
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    If you're talking about hosting, I highly suggest Stable Host for shared hosting. Very affordable and a lot better than HostGator. I also have experience with HawkHost. I've never used HawkHost's shared hosting, but their dedicated was good. Their support was fantastic and always replied to my inquiries. Far better than HostGator.

    HostGator was amazing until they were acquired by EIG. EIG ruins good hosting companies (here is a list of their companies, but I can't guarantee how up-to-date it is). Also, just a heads up, if you're ever on a web host and they get acquired but EIG, migrate away from the hosts ASAP. Don't wait around to "see how it goes." It always goes the same way:

    They migrate everyone into their shared data centers in Provo, Utah. During the migration period there are extreme amounts of downtime, you will not be compensated for financial losses, and your websites will then start to go down on a consistent basis because they treat their servers like this:

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    Ask me how I know. :p
     
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    Thanks, Stable Host looks like a winner!:D
    Don't need to ask because I have seen my fair share:(