- Avg. revenue /month$8,605
- Avg. sessions /month35,715
- Avg. profit /month$7,000
Why this business was started
I started this business to test how many sales I would be able to drive via Instagram. I primarily work on Instagram and the sales came primarily from that platform. I know how to promote things pretty well and was able to use viral content to drive an extremely high amount of sales.
The reason of selling this business
I have decided to list this business for sale since I have a lot of other ventures and one big project coming up. This was a "test" for me and I never really intended to keep it running for multiple months, but did so because it was doing so well.
What's involved in running this business
There are 3 parts to this business: 1. Scheduling ads on Instagram media pages 2. Answering customer emails 3. Sending the exported orders to the supplier
This part is extremely simple. I have a list on excel of all the pages we have ever used for advertising and I will also ad "potential" advertisers to the list for you. You pay them, use the content and template we used previously and they will promote the website. (about 10 minutes a day)
This part takes the most work since about 30 customers email in daily about updates on their order. We have templates that we use on gmail to respond to everyone which streamlines the process a bit. (about 20 mins a day)
This is the simplest aspect to this dropshipping business. We used to use Aliexpress and place orders individually, but we then worked with the supplier to do orders in bulk via excel sheets. So whether you have 100 or 3000 orders in a day, they will sort it all out for you and all you do is export the orders and import the tracking sheet. (10 mins a day)
Traffic and Performance
- Avg. revenue /month$8,605Verified
- Avg. sessions /month35,715Verified
- Avg. profit /month$7,000
- Profit Margin30%
- Avg. sales /month6,000
- Shopify plan
- paid apps to help streamline the business
- This is an arbitrary number as this can fluctuate depending on how much you want to advertise on Instagram.
Physical inventoryNot Included
Logo and branding assetslogo files that were custom created by a designer.
Personal support after saleI will provide 7 days of support as I don't believe that much training is necessary. The whole business can be explained in a few hours and I can help with the first few sample ads.
Product photosNot Included
Mailing ListNot Included
How to grow this business
I would personally focus on getting as much social media exposure as possible. The website is optimized to convert visitors and the more visitors you get, the more emails and sales you get. I would potentially look into buying straws in bulk and selling them via the US to make shipping times and customer satisfaction greater.
Skills to have
Basic marketing skills on social media or experience in Facebook ads would be required t keep it running like it has been!
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