- Avg. revenue /month$10,347
- Avg. sessions /month10,372
- Avg. profit /month$1,200
Why this business was started
Blue Rock Barn is a dropship home decor online retail business that we started in 2020 right before the Covid pandemic. It was not a great time to start a business, but who would’ve known that was coming! We weathered the storm well and consistently grew the business in 2020. My wife loves home decor and redecorating our home, so it seemed like a perfect fit for us. I was in school at the time and needed a project to work on in my free time. Home decor is extremely popular across the country, and we don't see it slowing down any time soon.
The reason of selling this business
We simply do not have the time. I am not longer in school, and my wife's schedule is too busy to give the business the time it needs. Every day we have to deal with campaigns, products, customer service, and managing it all together is becoming too much for us. Because of this, we pulled back on our advertising and all of our sales come from email marketing and organic Facebook/Instagram posts. Blue Rock Barn is very profitable, and the sales potential is significant if we had the time. We proved this with our sales in 2020 and the beginning of 2021. However, it needs attention. It needs someone 100% dedicated to this business, otherwise it would remain at the same level, which for some may be fine.
What's involved in running this business
Making this business work requires: - Order fulfillment - Social Media Marketing (Facebook and Instagram Ads) - Customer service (for customers) - Social management (Facebook/Instagram/Pinterest) - Image/video creation for advertisements or instagram posts - Email marketing
Traffic and Performance
- Avg. revenue /month$10,347Verified
- Avg. sessions /month10,372Verified
- Avg. profit /month$1,200
- Profit Margin10%
- Avg. sales /month150
- Shopify plan
- Email Marketing
- Facebook, Instagram, Google, Criteo, Attentive
Physical inventoryNot Included
Logo and branding assetsWe will provide all Blue Rock Barn files through the Google Drive.
Personal support after saleNot Included
Product photosSuppliers provide product images. All images are found on the website and stored in Shopify.
SuppliersWe have great suppliers, who are very responsive to our needs. We will help coordinate a transfer with the suppliers. You will create an account and be off and running. It is that easy!
How to grow this business
Most of Blue Rock Barn's growth has been through paid traffic on Facebook and instagram. This means that there is still a terrific amount of opportunity on other platforms like (Tiktok, gooogle, pinterest and others) and take more advantage of the organic audience through email marketing, Facebook, and SEO.
We already have accounts with multiple suppliers, so the product line is endless. With some tweaks, you can continue to develop a reputable brand.
Skills to have
To manage this store, it will be extremely helpful if you at least have the basics: marketing on facebook/instagram , order management on Shopify, ecommerce management in general, customer service. It is possible to be successful without, as we developed these skills over time, but you will need to drive to learn.
Our features for a secure experience
- Verified revenue and traffic
- Secure messaging platform
- Escrow payment system
- Dedicated migration team
Why use Exchange?
Exchange is the largest and fastest-growing marketplace for Shopify e-commerce stores
Verified listing data
The revenue and traffic data that you see on each listing is pulled directly from its Shopify account. This means that the data has been verified. Exchange reviews and monitors listings for thorough and accurate information.
Secure messaging platform
You will be able to communicate with sellers via a secure messaging platform. After you log in and request information from a listing, sellers are notified and have the ability to respond. When you are ready, you can make an offer.
Encrypted payment capture
Exchange and Escrow.com have partnered together to provide you with safe transactions that have bank encryption, making sure that payment is securely captured. Escrow.com ensures that its users pass verification checks before transactions can proceed.
Take time to inspect the business
Once you submit payment to Escrow.com and the payment has been secured, the funds are held until you confirm that all assets received are as negotiated. You can use the inspection period to ask the seller any extra questions about the business.
Safe store transfer
When the transaction is finalized, the dedicated migration team at Exchange will begin the process of making you the new owner of the store. Buyers and sellers will be notified via an email from the Exchange team once store transfers have been completed.
Post-purchase 24/7 Shopify support
Once you log into your Shopify account for the first time and choose a subscription plan, Shopify Support Gurus are available 24/7 to help you with the settings of the store.