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Wanted to drop- ship but I failed!

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  1. terinah14

    terinah14 Junior Member

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    I read a method last week about creating an e-commerce site and then promoting it to forum admins (of the same niche)

    It was a pretty simple strategy at least it seemed like it but I failed! Maybe because I chose a Hello Kitty niche? There are already a lot of Facebook, IG and Twitter stores promoting their Hello kitty products.

    I wanted to start FB advertising but I don't want to spend just yet.
     
  2. jjgg89

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    Can you explain how you failed? Or what was the problems/hurdles you couldn't over come?
     
  3. mikamartins

    mikamartins Newbie

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    you just spotted the problem by yourself, you entered in a over saturated niche and it is difficult to be successful while at it.
    you have to choose a niche which is underated and under saturated and work your way up, until you make decent cash.
     
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    Failure cannot be determined by the fact that you didn't see any results over a one week period.

    Hello Kitty is an excellent niche, and no niche is impenetrable.

    Don't give up.
     
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    Gotta branch to other traffic sources, forums, videos/youtube,ppc, email websites targetting people in your niche and ask to advertise in exchange for $, and SEO. One of those will bring in the dough.

    I think hello kitty will do well with facebook, maybe there is a free code to try out facebook somewhere. If not you can get good results with just $5 a day in advertising for testing.
     
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    If you haven't mastered PPC then dropshipping may not be for you. Be it Adwords, Facebook, Bing, or some other network PPC is the fastest way to test a niche idea.
     
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  8. terinah14

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    1. Marketing is my main problem. I don't have a lot of followers - just 14k on twitter and a few hundreds on Facebook. I tried posting on groups, but there has not been a lot of reactions to my product.

    2. Product is not cheap for Asian countries - I want to target US or UK, but apparently, they are not very interested with it.
     
  9. terinah14

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    I understand. But my hosting is just for 1 month :D Maybe if I keep adding products, more people will notice...
     
  10. terinah14

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    I considered that. I already tried forums but didn't see success in there.
     
  11. terinah14

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    I tried Bing because it's the cheapest I can find but the traffic is really low... I'll try Facebook next.
     
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    Try again, failing is the first attempt in life,

    Never, never.
    give up.
     
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    What he said lol he is completely right and 14k Twitter acct u should see some sales no?
     
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    but that makes sense, I have a 18k instagram and rarely made any sales from that.

    I would try fb ads again and experiment
     
  15. jjgg89

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    What's ur niche? Maybe the engagement isn't good? Or product isn't appealing.
     
  16. terinah14

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    I'll keep trying :D
     
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    LOOOOL and I am targeting 1000 IG followers for another niche XD haha!
     
  18. terinah14

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    Product seems appealing in Facebook groups. It's hello kitty products I think I just need to reach out to more people
     
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    FB ADS JUST DECLINED MY CREDIT CARD. MY Paypal is also invalid. haha !
     
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    Yes right Try again, failing is the first attempt in life,
     
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