All prices in USD
  • Avg. revenue /month
    $1,297
  • Avg. sessions /month1,877
  • Avg. profit /month
    $1,200

Business Story

Why this business was started

I was unfortunate to lose my job while the COVID began so I went ahead and got the website built by a designer which cost me $550 and got a professional graphic designer to make a logo for $100. I wanted it to look like a professional store which it does.

The reason of selling this business

Since the COVID restrictions have now been lifted in my area I’m back at work so with the long hours and having a family it’s difficult to run this business even for an hour a day I cannot give it the time it deserves to grow this to a 10k per month business which would be easy with Facebook ads.

The business has only been open a few weeks and has generated over $4,000 in sales. September was $2,632 and October which doesn't show in the graph is $1,375 at the time of writing this Oct 15th.

The extra benefit with running shoes is that multiple customers have bought multiple products. It also has a 2.38% customer return rate which for such a new business is very respectable. I have tested many products and some good ones ran out of stock but the good thing about sports footwear is that there are so many variations to test and scale. I had one good product which isn't available anymore. The one I am pushing now has many orders on Aliexpress proving its a winner.

As a drop shipping business there is no risk as there is no inventory to purchase. I will also provide 2 weeks email support for any questions you may have. I really want the new owner to make well over 5 figures per month profit on this store as the mass market potential is massive.

I will give the new owner access to the Facebook pixel and what audiences I found the best. I am completely new to Facebook ads and I know someone with more skills could do great. I also have a list of 100 people on the email list which I will give to the new owner. I just set up SMS Bump for abandoned cart which has only sent 3 messages and one already converted to a sale.

The website build and professional logo cost what I’m asking for the sale of the website so this is a bargain. The Shopify valuation is $1,020.

What's involved in running this business

fulfilling orders on AliExpress/Oberlo. Its very easy to do day to day. And I get very little emails from customers. I respond to customers myself so there is no need for a VA. Monitoring Facebook ads and social posts is usually looked at daily.

This business was founded: 3 months ago
Time to run this business: approximately 4 hours per week

Traffic and Performance

  • Avg. revenue /month
    $1,297
    Verified
  • Avg. sessions /month1,877Verified
  • Avg. profit /month
    $1,200
  • Profit Margin40%
  • Avg. sales /month25
Other details about profit: The business has only been open a few weeks and has generated over $4,000 in sales. September was $2,632 and October which doesn't show in the graph is $1,375 at the time of writing this Oct 15th.
Total revenue
  • $3,891
  • Revenue data comes directly from Shopify and cannot be edited by the seller
    Total traffic
  • 5,633Visits
  • Traffic data comes directly from Shopify and cannot be edited by the seller

    Expenses

    • Shopify plan
      $29
      /month
    • Domain
      $14
      /year
    • sms bump
      $1
      /month
    • Facebook/Instagram
      $400
      /month

    Sale Includes

    • Physical inventory

      Not Included
    • Logo and branding assets

      email or dropbox
    • Personal support after sale

      I want the new buyer to succeed so I will give 2 weeks support via email. I want this to grow into something much larger. For any existing orders I can follow up with any customer queries on previous sales and all customer requests.
    • Domain

    • Product photos

      all photos are staying on the website and we will email or dropbox others we have.
    • Social media

      Total followers1,200subscribers
    • Suppliers

      The products are linked to the Aliexpress supplier. They can be messaged on there and they reply fast for good communication.
    • Mailing List

      100subscribers

    Seller‘s Advice

    How to grow this business

    I would start with creating a Facebook ad video. I didn’t have any videos to use just a photo that I got a graphic designer to make. Videos work much better so this would really increase conversion rates. Then I would scale the Facebook ads to increase sales. Next I would run an email marketing series to bring in sales for free. Then I would also start Google shopping ads. The sky is the limit to grow this into something really special.

    Skills to have

    Facebook marketing would be an advantage but if I learned how to generate a profit anymore can.

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    Peter M.Current store owner
    Hi everyone. I'm passionate about running and wanted to start a store around it. I started this ecommerce business as this was something I wanted to try for a while. I’m completely new to drop shipping and I’ve learnt a lot while still making a profit my very first month.

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