- Avg. revenue /month$11,796
- Avg. sessions /month6,930
- Avg. profit /month$2,000
- Inventory value$6,300
Why this business was started
We started this business to be a ministry to the Christian community by offering products at extremely competitive prices.
The reason of selling this business
We have two businesses and this one simply doesn't get the attention it should as we have decided to focus on the other business. With the right focus and attention, it has a tremendous amount of potential.
What's involved in running this business
Orders are either dropshipped or shipped from our location. It's about 60% drop and 40% from our location. We handle all customer service, marketing, fulfillment and the like Plus, we also handle all website development as well.
We sell Christian books, bibles, and Christian religious items such as pillows, mugs, and more. Established since 2009 and on Shopify since early 2018, the company has steadily grown since 2018. Over 100% growth from 2018 to 2019 and the most recent year was up 21% year-over-year.
We have two businesses and this one just isn't getting the attention it needs and deserves. Someone with marketing skills could continue the growth at a higher clip.
Why should someone buy this store?
The market for Christian product is still very strong. Plus, buyers are becoming more and more sensitive to wanting to support small Christian stores such as this one. In three years, we have had over 18,000 unique customers purchase and we have barely hit the market.
How can the future owner improve the business?
The store needs daily attention from someone who can focus on marketing. It is set up for success, but needs someone who is well versed in online marketing concepts.
What work have you put into the store?
We developed all of the graphics for the company logo, coded all the automated scripts that update inventory every hour as well as scripts to bulk update pricing, descriptions, and anything else that is needed. Created social media advertising accounts. Created Google and Microsoft Analytics accounts and follow SEO with SEMrush.
Traffic and Performance
- Avg. revenue /month$11,796Verified
- Avg. sessions /month6,930Verified
- Avg. profit /month$2,000
- Inventory value$6,300
- Profit Margin7%
- Avg. sales /month390
- Shopify plan
- Inventory warehouse
- Various subscriptions
- Toll Free Number, Office Supplies, eBay fees, Amazon fees, etc
Logo and branding assetsVector files of logo and all images related to marketing of the site.
Personal support after saleWe are willing to provide remote business operations support for up to two weeks after the sale has completed. This does not include coding or development support.
Product photosProduct photos are freely available from the publisher, but they will be included (where available) in the sale as they are currently attached to products.
SuppliersSuppliers will require you to have your own accounts. Most only require general financial information. We have a list of the suppliers with contacts and we can provide an introduction. As approved accounts fall into the responsibility of the vendor, we cannot ensure that any or all vendors will approve an account with a new buyer.
How to grow this business
We currently operate two businesses and are unable to focus on this one. It has quite a bit of potential especially if a new owner focused on social media, product specific SEO, and email marketing.
Skills to have
No major skills are needed other than general business experience and a desire to work hard to grow the company.
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.