Becoming a Niche Expert When Drop Shipping Products


I know the products and the market I sell in extremely well, yet I’ve only laid hands on a small percentage of the items I offer because I’m drop shipping all my products. Sound impossible?  If you’re willing to get creative and put in a bit of work, you can become a bonafide niche expert […]

Behind the Scenes of a $500,000 eCommerce Business for Sale


I typically don’t take on eCommerce consulting, but when reader Andy Depperschmidt offered to let me share details of his purchase of a website generating $500,000 in annual revenue, I agreed to advise him at no charge. In this post I’ll be revealing revenue, profitability, traffic stats and the sale price for Andy’s recently purchased […]

28 Drop Shipping Questions Answered

Drop Shipping Questions

I get asked a lot about drop shipping, so I sat down to write a brief post answering a few of the most common questions.  Nearly 5 hours later, I was still writing and my “quick little post” had ballooned into a 4,000 word beast! To make the information a bit more managable, I created […]

My Drop Shipping Business’ Fulfillment Process

Drop Shipping Box

If you’ve never worked with a drop shipping supplier, the process can be a little confusing.  To help de-mystify it, I’m going to give you a behind-the-scenes look at the fulfillment process for one of my own sites,  I’ll also be discussing the different suppliers we work with, and how their quality affects our […]

How to Find Great Drop Shipping Wholesalers

One of the most common question I get is “Where do I look for legitimate drop shipping wholesalers and suppliers”?  In this screencast, I’ll tell you exactly where to find great drop shipping sources.  You’ll also learn to identify top tier suppliers you’ll want to partner with as well as how to spot – and avoid […]

Anatomy of a Great Niche

Anatomy of a Great eCommerce Niche

This post is an excerpt from my 55-page eBook ‘Profitable eCommerce: A Guide to Market Research, Suppliers & Niche Analysis‘, which can be downloaded here for free. Picking a niche is usually the biggest hurdle most people face when starting an online business. It’s possible to spend weeks — even months — on the issue […]