Winning Dropshipping Products to Sell on Shopify [Summer 2019]
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Winning Dropshipping Products to Sell on Shopify [Summer 2019]


In this video, I’m going to share 10 products
that you should start dropshipping this summer. But I know that finding a great product to
sell is only half the battle. Making sales is where the going gets tough. So with each product recommendation I share
today, I’ll give some important marketing tips. By the end of this video, you’ll know: What dropshipping products to sell this summer
How to price those products to get sales How to market those products Ready to get started? Hey everyone it’s Jessica from Oberlo. Today I’m talking about the best dropshipping
products to sell this summer. If you’re new here, dropshipping is one
of the easiest ways to start an online business. Instead of buying tons of inventory for your
online store, you only order products when you get sales. That makes dropshipping low-risk. But being a successful dropshipper requires
constant learning. Make sure you hit subscribe so you never miss
our weekly tutorials, dropshipper interviews, and product recommendations. Speaking of product recommendations, let’s
get started with our list. The first product starts heating up in the
summer, but has staying power through the holidays. #1. Twinkle Lights It’s twinkle lights. These strings of small LED light bulbs add
a twinkling sparkle to events, interiors, and holiday decorations. They’re available in different lengths and
styles. ePacket shipping to the U.S. is about $2,
and the smallest string of twinkle lights goes for about the same amount. To allow for marketing, price this product
at 3 times its cost plus shipping, so about $12. I know what you’re thinking: twinkle lights
are for the holidays! Who will buy them in the summer? Well, there’s a strategy at play here. What you want to do with twinkle lights is
get a few sales in the summer so you can figure out your best performing ads. Then, you’ll be primed for sales when peak
season rolls around in November. People buy twinkle lights in the summer for
the subtle lighting they add to outdoor spaces like balconies and porches. This is especially nice in warmer months,
when customers spend more time outside. Twinkle lights also provide a romantic glow
to events like weddings, many of which take place between May and August. When it comes to marketing this product, Pinterest,
Instagram and Facebook will be your best platforms of choice. You can reach out to influencers who live
in apartments (think big cities like Toronto and New York) and send them samples so they
can take photos of the lights on their balconies, wrapped around pillars, or elsewhere in their
homes. Use those photos on your website and in your
ads to inspire potential customers and get more sales. #2. Ionic Hairbrush The second product on our list is the ionic
hairbrush. Summer is great for almost everything: your
mood, social life, and glowing skin. But there’s one thing summer isn’t good
for–your hair. People who struggle with static or flyaways
need a product to smooth their manes. This portable, electric ionic hairbrush helps
tamefrizz and flyaways to create a sleek look. It’s gotten over 1,000 sales in the past
30 days, proof that now is the time to start selling this product. Thanks to free ePacket shipping to the U.S.,
this brush costs just under $7. Price it at $19.99 to entice impulse shoppers. To sell this hairbrush, you’ll want to work
with three key platforms: YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook. Order the product and use your mobile phone
to create a video that explains what this hair brush is, why customers need it, and
how they can buy it from you. Show someone’s hair before and after using
the brush to really convert browsers into buyers. If you can’t or don’t want to create a
video yourself, can reach out to an influencer on either YouTube or Instagram to create the
content for you. Then use Facebook Ads manager to promote the
heck out of your video. If you’re new to Facebook ads, don’t worry–we
created a course just for you. Check out the link in the description below. The third product on our list is about to
blow up… #3. Pool Beer Pong …it’s the inflatable pool beer pong table. Pool inflatables are always top sellers in
the summer because they attract impulse buyers. But this inflatable is different. Beer pong is a popular party game among North
Americans. And summer is a popular party season. Put the two together, and you have the ultimate
summer drinking game. This inflatable pool beer pong table lets
customers play beer pong while lounging in the pool. At $25, it’s a bit pricey. However, customers won’t be able to find
this in stores, so you can price it at $49.99 and still get sales. Millennials and Gen Z will likely be the target
market for this and other inflatable pool products. Try marketing with creative YouTube videos
that feature the product. For example, you can include this product
as you reenact scenes from classic college movies like Old School or Animal House. Then create a Facebook post using that video,
promote the post, and target the post towards people who like those movies. The next product on our list is a personal
favorite. #4. Summer Dresses It’s summer dresses. Summer dresses, also known as sun dresses,
usually have a flower pattern, a flowy fit, and are short or short-sleeved. Summer dresses have always been popular in
warmer months, but as you can see in this Google Trends analysis, they’re getting
more popular each season. Summer dresses don’t really suit a one-product
dropshipping store. If you decide to sell summer dresses, your
best bet is to add a few sun dresses to your store. But which ones? One way to choose summer dresses is to log
in to Oberlo and search for “summer dress.” Sort by Order Count, and you’ll see a selection
of summer dresses that are already hot sellers. If you’re just starting out with dropshipping,
try selling these as you hone your marketing skills. You can also search “sundress”. This will give you a few other best-selling
dresses in this niche. If you want to keep marketing costs down,
head over to Pinterest. Create organic posts featuring your products
and make sure to tag them. Then see which dresses get the most engagement,
and put a little marketing money behind those particular dresses. So far we’ve talked about hot dropshipping
products to sell this summer. But let’s cool it down now. #5. Ice Cream Maker The #5 product on our list is the ice cream
maker. Ice cream is a popular treat in warmer months,
and making it at home is a fun way to enjoy this popular treat. This novelty summer product also makes a great
gift for bridal showers, housewarming parties, and summer birthday parties. While this ice cream maker is a bit expensive,
customers will pay for the sleek design and color choices. You can also add a low-cost item like an ice
cream scoop for free. That will entice customers to pay for the
higher-cost ice cream maker. Try promoting this ice cream maker by grabbing
search interest. Write search engine optimized articles about
the “best ice cream makers” or “how to make ice cream.” Then promote your articles on Pinterest so
you can build up traffic to your store. If you’re looking to get some immediate
sales, try Google Shopping ads. I’ve left a link in the description with
more information these lesser-known ad #6. Beach Towels The sixth product on our list is a summer
necessity: it’s beach towels! A couple years ago, round mandala beach blankets
were the hot sellers of the day. Now, customers are looking for more playful
beach towels. Whether shaped like pizzas or Mexican sugar
skulls, these Instagrammable beach towels are made for impulse buys. With $2 ePacket shipping to the U.S., their
total cost comes to about $7.50. Price these at $24.99 to get sales. You can sell these towels in a niche beach
towel store or add them as a summer accessory to a general store. One of Oberlo’s bloggers, Nicole, actually
ran a beach blanket store. She had three strategies for marketing her
products. First, she ran Facebook ads to capture impulse
buys. Second, she created relevant blog content
and shared it on Twitter, tagging influencers. The influencers occasionally promoted her
articles, boosting her store traffic. Finally, Nicole used email marketing to capture
customers who didn’t buy right away. If that sounds complicated, don’t worry. Start with one of her strategies, and build
from there. Let’s move on to #7 on our list of dropshipping
products to sell this summer. #7. Kebab Maker It’s the kebab maker. Barbeque season is upon us, and grillmasters
are seeking new challenges beyond the burger. This product makes it easier to make kebabs. Usually, cooks cut up meats and vegetables
and then layer them on skewers. With the kebab makers, cooks can layer meat
and vegetables in the kebab maker first, then insert skewers from the top, and then cut
the kebabs into cubes through the slits on the side. The best way to promote this kebab maker is
with a video that shows it in action. In general, videos for kitchen products tend
to perform very well. Post your video on YouTube to get free traffic
to it from search interest, or use in a Facebook ad to grab the attention of potential customers
as they scroll through their feed. #8. Baby Water Play Mat The next product on our list is the baby water
play mat. This play mat is a perfect baby shower gift. It’s a mat that can be filled with water,
making a soft and squishy surface for babies to play on. Once filled with water, plastic toys within
the mat begin floating around, which fascinates little learners. Babies can develop their motor skills as they
play on the mat. Epacket shipping to the U.S. is free for this
product, so you can price it at $24.99 and have plenty of money to pay for ads. To advertise this mat, create Facebook ads
targeting “New Parents.” You can also create blog content around topics
such as baby shower gifts, ideas for your baby registry, or baby toys. Since it takes a while for new businesses
to generate SEO traffic, promote your links via Pinterest and Twitter to get free traffic
to your store. You will toe-tally love the next dropshipping
product to sell. #9. Sandals It’s sandals! And one style of sandals in particular: Wedge
sandals. These sandals are high-heeled but offer plenty
of stability. People magazine recently wrote an article
about Kate Middleton’s wedge sandals, which practically amounts to a celebrity endorsement
of this summer shoe. To sell these sandals, follow the same strategies
we talked about for summer dresses. Search Oberlo for “wedge sandals” and
order by order count. Now you’ll see the best-sellers. Just note that not all of these styles are
the same. Some styles are super-trendy, and others are
more classic. You can build a niche store with one or multiple
styles of sandals. Just don’t assume the same target audiences
will buy these different styles! As with summer dresses, promote your sandals
on Facebook to find out which style attracts the most customers. The last dropshipping product on our list
is a favorite among both kids and adults. #10. Remote Control Cars It’s remote control cars. But just like real cars, the latest models
of remote control cars come with a whole new set of features. These rugged remote control cars have a high
chassis and are made of tough, waterproof PVC. They’re virtually destruction-proof, an
excellent selling point when marketing children’s toys. These cars cost around $30. You’ll want to at least double that price
to make a healthy margin for sale with money left over for marketing. Video ads are the way to go with these cars. Buy one for yourself, and get to work–or
play–filming the car as it drives over rocks and through muddy puddles. Which item on this list do you think will
be the best seller this summer? Leave a comment and let me know. I’ll chime in with my thoughts. Thanks for watching. Until next time, learn often, market better,
and sell more.

58 Comments

  • L M White

    Thanks for the suggestions- did you know that some things are not available to be on the Facebook channel? I don’t even know what that means LOL except that I can’t advertise them on FB 🤦‍♀️

  • Barking Bonanza

    @jessica thanks for the video but I have a question. We learn about products needing to solve a problem, or fulfill a passion. And they shouldn't be found in regular down the street stores. But some of your advised products I feel don't match these requirements. You still believe they can sell though. Why? Love your vids btw

  • Charlie Bevinio

    I’d worry about selling lights for worry of fires etc. I assume it’s absolutely essential to make sure the supplier supplies quality.

    Also do you need to check they have appropriate testing standards? I.e with toys for example it’s imperative in Australia/NZ that particular standards are met. Australia has higher standards than U.S for example.

  • Brisley Alves

    i am really sad that i didn't receive the notification from this video which was just uploaded, if I didn't get to the channel i wouldn't see it
    I have the bell activated.

  • Quirky Tech

    Wow. Those nails are on point. Love the color. Great content and videos. Currently using Oberlo but haven't finished store setup yet. Struggling with niche and products.

  • JMC Office

    Hi Jessica
    Can I pls know the target market you mentioned forat 3:54 on the video for inflatable beer tables?
    Thanks in advance

  • jalabi99

    Ten products to add to your new general store, along with pricing suggestions and marketing suggestions. No more excuses not to at least try to start a Shopify store now. Thanks Jessica!

  • Nilan Mepani

    Hey great video! I have a general question to ask and that is. Do I really need a postbox for dropping to handle returns?

  • pukjepiet pietjepuk

    Is dropshipping via ali express standard shipping not recommended? I was thinking of doing that because of 13 day delivery time. Or is E-packet better, but longer delivery time. thanks!

  • Sun Tech

    I ordered two items through my store, and I was waiting for the products to arrive for more then a month. However I learned that money returned back to my bank account, after charging the shopify fee on 16th May. What happened? The order didn't send to the supplier. I ordered items on 13th April.

  • SUMAN ecom

    Hello Sir,
    I am a student . so, bank don't give me credit card . for that I can not buy shopify plan & don't link shopify with credit card. So Sir please say me if any alternative option are available or not.
    I don't get any job. I want to start drop shipping .
    Please Sir help me . what will I do now.
    How to buy plan of shopify?

  • iRelax

    I'm not a huge fan of selling products that only sell in the summer / winter etc. I personally think products that can sell in the entire year are way more succesfuller in the long term.

  • Tech And Tweaks

    I am still paranoid about epacket's future, Please update something about it. This is the only thing that is constraining me from launching my store.

  • OMGitsRax

    ive tried the ionic hairbrush and after spending roughly $250 testing a very similar product with a different design and trying to making different campaign objectives .. my ads were dissapproved and the reason was that this product is apparently breaking their guidelines…?

  • webchitra

    Hi Jessica,
    I just wanted to know if I can use one of your CC video for my marketing campaign to create Shopify Stores?
    Thank you!

  • Kim Prestholt

    This has nothing to do with this video but hope you can help me. I'm new to this and am close to launching 1st store but an item I picked requires customer to give name and number to personalize the item how do I add that when I import and fulfill through oberlo?

  • Real Review

    she is says the prices all off these are the prices that are displayed to be marked down so if the supplier wants to they can put it back up to the cough cough regular price

  • Nick zhang

    Hi Madam, I have a question, as I'm a chinese clothes factory sales, and how to find the shopify retailers?

  • Die Schulzeit

    haha in turkey i get pool float, but without beer pong, just for 5$. that means this price from oberlo is INSANE!!! produce cost maybe 1$ and selling for 25$ lol

  • Wilson Robledo

    What a great video Jessica!
    Thank you for all the useful content you guys are putting out there.
    I have only one question that I cannot find across all of your videos… and that's "How do you organize a general store on Shopify?"
    Let's say my store has only between 15 to 20 products (winning products), would you still make different categories for all of them if do are not related to each other?

    Thank you in advance for taking the time to read and answer my question

    Best regards

    Wilson – From New Zealand

  • Chris DiVine

    With the delivery time, wouldn't it be difficult to set up a store for summer items now? It seems many of Aliexpress's items ship within 25 days. That takes us to mid July. Really August if you have to set up shop from scratch

  • Fendi Foster

    Hi Jessica, I’m planning on starting a drop-shipping business with Oberlo (I’m testing out products now) and when I make real money from my business(es), I want to be interviewed on your YouTube channel and represent female drop shippers! Keep me in mind long term 🙂

  • Perfecto Reviews and Gigs

    You are so way off on prices ! How can I seel the beerpong pool thing at $49.99 if its been sold on ebay for $12

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