All prices in USD
  • Avg. revenue /month
    $3,234
  • Avg. sessions /month4,461
  • Avg. profit /month
    $1,500

Business Story

Why this business was started

I wanted to create my own dropshipping store so in the past year from January 2020 to December 2020, I was still grasping the concept by testing out what products and niches will work. Hence, the first year barely had any traction until Q4 2020. To stand out from the crowd offering generic baby products, I then decided to offer personalized baby gift items since through time I observed that people are willing to pay more for their babies and for customized baby gifts. In Q4 2020 onwards until now my revenues went up which validated my chosen niche. It looked promising to scale the products I was focusing on. These are crafted items you rarely see in a mall or a department store. I work with a supplier who has fast processing time (3-4 days) and excellent customer service and who can provide fast shipping times to USA (7-15 days) Canada (8-16 days), Australia (7-15 days), UK (6-12 days), which play an extremely important role for any dropshipping business to be successful. This year my store has reached its peak revenue in the month of June to July averaging at USD 12,000 - USD 14,000 revenue per month, enjoying a healthy 20% profit margin.

The reason of selling this business

This dropshipping store was a side business project I wanted to try last 2020. I am selling my business because I am already managing our family's business (Freight Forwarding & Customs Brokerage) and I no longer have extra time to juggle two businesses at the same time.

What's involved in running this business

  1. Fulfilling Orders - Typically takes an hour a day or even less since you will just have to import orders from Shopify to an excel sheet and then send it to the supplier. Some products are fulfilled automatically through the shopify app Oberlo.
  2. Ordering from suppliers - My main supplier is from China, I send the order via Whatsapp and pay through PayPal. Some suppliers are from Aliexpress, and you can already pay in the platform.
  3. Running Advertising Campaigns - this is where the owner should really focus his or her time on. You should be able to create converting campaigns whether it be through Facebook, Tiktok, Youtube, Pinterest, or Google.
  4. Customer Service - reply to email inquiries.
  5. Tracking parcels - the site already has a dedicated page for tracking orders. But you may need to check it out from time to time to ensure that the parcels do arrive on time.
This business was founded: almost 2 years ago
Time to run this business: approximately 14 hours per week

Traffic and Performance

  • Avg. revenue /month
    $3,234
    Verified
  • Avg. sessions /month4,461Verified
  • Avg. profit /month
    $1,500
  • Profit Margin20%
  • Avg. sales /month300
Other details about profit: August 2021 onwards -- I am currently managing our family business related to logistics. I am selling my e-commerce store ASAP since I no longer have enough time to manage it. Last June to July 2021 the store profited USD 3,000 / month. As I have already mentioned, during 2020, I was still grasping the concept of dropshipping, hence the revenues were insignificant that year. I started to scale from October 2020 onwards when I decided to focus from a general store into a baby niche store selling personalized baby products and luxury pacifiers. Expected sales peak: Gift-giving season starting in Q4. I suggest that you should already have grasped handling this shop before the start of the busy season. I reinvest my profits to FB Ads most of the time to gain more traction. My profit margin for each order is usually 20-30%.
Total revenue
  • $67,906
  • Revenue data comes directly from Shopify and cannot be edited by the seller
    Total traffic
  • 93,682Visits
  • Traffic data comes directly from Shopify and cannot be edited by the seller

    Expenses

    • Shopify plan
      $79
      /month
    • Domain
      $14
      /year
    • Apps
      $48
      /month
    • Facebook Ads
      $500
      /month

    Sale Includes

    • Physical inventory

      Not Included
    • Logo and branding assets

      You will receive the logo via Google Drive
    • Personal support after sale

      If you need my assistance regarding order & fulfillment, I will be here to guide you. You may contact me through my business email or chat me via Whatsapp. I will personally introduce you to my main supplier in China. I will be reachable via email or Whatsapp (please note of my different time zone) I will be here to share my best practices in FB Ads. I will assist you until you make your first bulk order to my supplier. (About 5+ orders)
    • Domain

    • Product photos

      I will transfer the ownership of The Awe Box's Google Drive to you. This includes product images, and list of suppliers.
    • Social media

      Total followers3,600subscribers
    • Suppliers

      I will give you the contact information of all my suppliers. I am currently enjoying fast shipping and production times with my main supplier.
    • Mailing List

      2,459subscribers

    Seller‘s Advice

    How to grow this business

    My advice to the future owner are mostly marketing strategies: 1. Expand marketing channels: a) Influencer Marketing b) Affiliate Marketing c) Facebook Ads d) Email Marketing 2. Widen Social Media Presence: create a TikTok, YouTube, Pinterest account 3. Increase Engagements and Followers on Social Media Accounts 4. Google Ads

    Skills to have

    1. Creating converting Ads - I hope you can outperform me in this area. I mainly used ads optimized for conversions.
    2. Social Media Marketing - Creating content and managing Facebook and Instagram pages.
    JM
    Jenny M.Current store owner
    This brand was founded by me last January 2020 when I started learning how to dropship. I decided to go to the baby niche mainly selling personalized and customized luxury pacifiers. Since this brand was already creating traction, I decided to expand my product portfolio to baby clothing, shoes, and accessories.

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