Selling things online can be a fantastic way to make an income, work from the luxury of your own home, be your own boss and improve your work/life balance, providing you’ve got the right product.
If you’re looking for an effective way to make a decent profit by selling items online, then look no further than using the dropshipping approach to ecommerce.
What is Dropshipping
Dropshipping is the name given to an ecommerce model which enables retailers to purchase products individually from wholesalers, who ship them directly to their customers. Rather than having to fork out hundreds of dollars of large amounts of inventory, retailers simply partner with a drop shipping supplier and list their products for sale.
Entrepreneurs can therefore sell items online without having to carry any inventory.
Naturally, some dropshipping products work better than others, and if you want to optimize the success of a dropshipping business, you’ll need to sell the right products.
Best Dropshipping Products
To give you a head start, take a look at the following ten best dropshipping products to sell online.
From sports bras to sweatpants, headbands to tank tops, athleisure is a genre of clothing consumers can’t seem to get enough of. As well as being high in demand, this popular type of leisure/sports wear provides dropshipping businesses with the opportunity to either start their own standalone athleisure store or sell these items alongside a broader fashion or sports ecommerce store.
Nobody can cling on to eternally youthful looks but there is a wealth of products out there that promise to prolong the aging process. By selling anti-aging creams online directly from the wholesalers, you can capitalize on a market that is expected to surpass $330 billion in 2021.
Photos remain a top product to sell online, with a staggering 70 million photos, illustrations and vectors being sold on Shutterstock. Exploit the high demand for quality, unique and compelling photography and images by starting your own dropshipping photography business.
From cases to chargers, earphones to power banks, mobile phone accessories are almost as essential as mobile phones are in day-to-day life. The rapid increase in sales of mobile phone accessories and being able to purchase them from wholesalers and sell them on at an inflated price, means such products are one of the best items to dropship online.
As we become increasingly health conscious, products like smoothie blenders that promote healthy eating and living are in high demand. Buying these popular items directly from the wholesalers, presents an opportunity to make money selling them online.
By 2022, the shapewear market is expected to reach an incredible $5.6 billion In sales. Given the prolific demand for undergarments designed to temporarily alter the wearer’s shape, shapewear is a lucrative dropshipping product to sell online.
Traveler-focused gadgets and accessories are also in high demand with the likes of travel pillows, rucksacks, digital hanging luggage scales and passport covers being best-selling products on Amazon. Take advantage of growing ‘digital-nomad’ lifestyles and the rising demand for innovative and convenient travel accessories by selling dropshipping travel items online.
Posture Correction Belts
With more and more people working remotely from their own desks and a greater emphasis on creating a healthy lifestyle at work, posture correction belts have become a sought-after product and consequently are a good dropshipping product to sell. These popular items are inexpensive to buy from wholesalers meaning you make tidy profit selling them from your own ecommerce store.
Approximately 1.2 billion watches are sold around the world each year, with high-tech, minimalist smartwatches being at the forefront in global watch sales. These small, light and highly sought-after products make a great choice of item to sell as a dropshipping merchant.
Teeth Whitening Kits
We all have teeth and most of us want white teeth, hence the demand for teeth whitening kits that significantly improve the appearance of our smiles. Research shows the global demand for teeth whitening products is expected to reach $7.4 billion by 2024, making it a great product to sell online.