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What is Drop Shipping? (Part 1)

According to Wikipedia, the definition of drop shipping is: Drop shipping is a supply chain management method in which the seller does not keep goods in stock but instead transfers customer orders and shipment details to either the manufacturer or a wholesaler, who then ships the goods directly to the customer. Instead of buying and stocking up on products, partner with a dropship supplier and sell their items. Then, upon receiving order(s), forward them to your supplier. They will ship the products directly from their warehouse to your customer(s), and charge you only for their price of the shipped item(s)....

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No Idea What to Sell? Here are 5!

Today, people are starting their own businesses, and for good reasons. On average, many can expect to have two, three or more jobs during their career lifetime. Those leaving one job often think about their second or third job move being nearer their own home. People who have been part of the 8-5 and are on the verge of retiring are thinking of what to do next. Starting a homebased business is possible for almost anyone who wants to take the risk and work hard. Having an online shop is also the way to go as you can make money...

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5 Reminders for Entrepreneurs to Live By

In essence, entrepreneurship allows you to do work that is satisfying and empowering, while providing the flexibility and freedom to follow your own dreams. Many entrepreneurs start a business to be their own boss and for potentially making unlimited income. However, what is it that stops them from taking the plunge? Sometimes, a comfortable life is itself a deterrent. Climbing the corporate ladder, a good enough salary, a family: these things often already build a comfort zone and takes up much commitment. But there’s no magic formula for business success, of course. Leaving your stable 9-5 job and changing your...

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5 Ways to Make Your First Online Sale

1 Be Accessible on Mobile Devices To gain a competitive edge and be accessible by customers on their device(s), regardless of what they use, ensure your online shop is mobile friendly. Work with the eCommerce Malaysia team on your online presence features. Design your website with a responsive theme so that it displays properly on a PC, tablet, and mobile. Check to see if product images zoom in and pop out nicely. Test on different browsers. If your mobile presence is optimized well, you will end up raking in more sales for simply being convenient to visitors and returning customers. 2...

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6 Improvements To Your Facebook Page That Can Increase Online Sales

If you’re aiming to maximize your online earnings, you’ll have to do more than just offering some discounts now and then. Apart from starting an online shop with eCommerce Malaysia, there are a few ways to create a buzz for your sale/promotion period on Facebook. Activate the Shop section The new Shop section makes it easy for both PC and mobile users to browse/buy products from your Facebook page. Because it’s mobile-friendly, you’ll be able to rake in sales from buyers using Facebook app or mobile site. This is how it looks like on De’Xandra’s page on PC and mobile:...

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5 Secrets to Sell Online Successfully

As an online entrepreneur, chances of the thoughts running through your head are: “What works and what doesn’t when it comes to selling online? What is it that sets apart successful online businesses from the ones that fail?” Here are five secrets to successfully selling products online. 1 Working the basic ins and outs The world wide web provides a wide playing ground for selling online. There are millions of potential customers out there, but also hundreds of competitor websites are vying for their attention. Starting to sell products online is equivalent to starting any other business. It takes a...

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6 Hints to Start Your Online Business With Zero or Little Money

Entrepreneurs often have amazing business ideas, but these are usually put on hold due to a lack of capital. They assume that their ideas will only be ideas unless they have big funds to support them. If your idea and execution plan are well thought out from the beginning, even a small amount of money can still turn it into a winner. Got a great business idea but no money? Don’t let that hold you back! Yes, there will be long days with little sleep. Yes, you are going to be stressed out. But if you want it bad enough,...

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3 Quick Tips on How to Name Your Online Shop

There are a few reasons for having a catchy shop name. It’s easy to remember, easy to pronounce, and easily fits into the header of your shop’s website. Thinking of a killer brand name is where it gets tricky. Here are several methods to try:    Begin with one-syllable combos. Try out different combinations of short words. Two or three short words that rhyme can make it a memorable brand name too. Lazada – Malaysian online shopping mall PIK NIK – a popular hipster cafe in Pulau Pinang DiGi – Malaysian telecommunications service provider Let the creative juices flow. Create...

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How to Become an Online Entrepreneur

What exactly is an entrepreneur, really? According to Cambridge dictionary, an entrepreneur is defined as: Someone who makes money by starting their own business, especially when this involves seeing a new opportunity and taking risks Thanks to technology advancement, part-time businesses are now much more common and no longer unheard of. You don’t have to quit your job to start generating extra income these days. Many online shop owners run their side businesses as a hobby, during evenings or on weekends. They eventually go full-time should they choose to. Some have a physical shop and others operate entirely online using...