How to start Successful Dropshipping Business on Ebay in 2024


Starting a dropshipping business is an excellent way to dip your toes into the world of entrepreneurship. In this article, we’ll explore everything about dropshipping, what is it and how you can get started. I’ll also give you four actionable steps to start your own dropshipping business today.

Read the full article carefully because I will give you a few personal suggestions and things to keep in mind as you’re getting started.

Let’s say you’ve been thinking of opening up your own online business, but you don’t know where to start. You don’t know what you should sell, you don’t have money to invest in products, and looking around, you don’t have any place to store inventory. That’s what dropshipping is all about.

You see, with dropshipping, you can sell stuff online without the products ever being in your hands. All you need is computer, an online store, and basic understanding on how to market and sell online.

Here’s how it works, First, you find what you want to sell from a supplier then list that product on your own website at a price you set. When someone places an order for that product, your customer pays you the retail price you’ve set and you make a profit.

Then you’ll place the order with your supplier at their wholesale price and have it shipped directly to the customer. So, let’s say you’ve found the watch on a supplier’s website for 10$ you would then list it on your own website for 30$ when the order comes In through your website, you then place your order with your supplier using your customer’s shipping information, keeping the 20$ profit, and having the product shipped directly to your customer. That’s it!

Now, I now what you’re thinking, why wouldn’t somebody just order the watch directly from the supplier’s website? well, There are couple of reasons. First, it’s a very big internet and customers may not know about the supplier to buy from them directly.

Second, when people buy thing they’re not just buying products. They are buying into the marketing, positioning, trust, brand and lifestyle those products represent.

How To Start Dropshipping On EBAY?

Sign Up 

The very first thing you need to obviously do is that you need to signup for an E-bay account. Now to be very honest with you it’s going to be a lot better if you’ve already got one because E-bay don’t necessarily like it when you signup on day one and you try to start dropshipping.

So, if you’ve already got an existing E-bay account, it’s going to be a little bit better when it comes to doing the rest of the steps. Well, if you don’t already have an E-bay account, all you need to do is go on to the E-bay website and click on the register at the top right and then signup for an account. It is very straightforward and simple.

The key things you need to remember that when you’re signing up for an E-bay account, just make sure that you put the correct details because E-bay is going to validate this and if you don’t put the correct details, they may endup banning you.

Once you get banned, it’s going to be very hard for you to open up another E-bay account.

Finding Winning Product

Next step is that you need to find a winning product. Now, there is a certain step-by-step strategy that I personally go through when it comes to knowing which item is the best one to sell on E-bay. So, I am just  going go walk you through entire step-by-step process so just you have a full understanding of exactly what makes a winning product, a winning product.

So, the first place that I like to start is on the dropshipping suppliers website. I usually use CJ dropshipping  and I also suggest you to use this platform. Scroll down to the section “Global Warehouses“. Click on that and try  to find a specific item that stands out to you that you believe that you’re going to be able to sell successfully.

Once you find a product. In the next step, go to ZIK Analytics. ZIK Analytics is a product research software that I always advise every single person to signup with, If they want to do product research to find the best winning product to sell on E-bay.

Once you’ve signed up, Goo to the product research section on top left. Then, type the name of the item that you’ve chosen before. Then do the setting according to the product and click on search. By doing this, you can see all the information about that product.

Product Listing

So, next step to do is to figure out how we’re going to list the product on our E-Bay store and to do that, you have to signup on AutoDs. AutoDs is simply a way of you being able to connect the product from whatever supplier that you want to use directly onto your E-bay store.

Not only that, you’re going to be able to automatically fulfill all of your orders. Its a really good software to sign up with. If you’re looking to take your E-Bay dropshipping business a little bit more serious.

Once you have signed up on it. The very first thing you’ve to do id to connect your E-bay account with AutoDs. Next, You have to connect the product from CJ dropshipping over to AutoDS. To do so, go to autods and click on “add product” then “single product”. Now go back to CJ dropshipping, copy the product link and paste it on Auto DS and click on publish to store.

How to keep The E-Bay account healthy?

Here are the four most important things that you need to be aware of when it comes to making sure that you’re running a really good and healthy E-Bay account.

  1. The first one is that you need to make sure that you either become an E-Bay top rated seller and once you become one, you also need to make sure that you maintain your E-Bay top rated seller status.
  2. The second thing that you need to make sure that you do is get as many positive reviews as possible.
  3. The third thing that you should do is that you’ve got really good customer service.
  4. The next thing to make sure is that to offer fast delivery