How to create your own ecommerce store, find product, get traffic and start sales

hi guys! as you know im a passionate jetsurfer but i am also doing
ecommerce selling on amazon and shopify and today i am going to show
you how you can make money by opening your own shopify store, what
tools you need and what traffic sources you can use.

As a fresh example I will be using my new surfing fashion store that
I just opened, take a look. It’s called Noshoes store and it’s selling
funny tshirts http://noshoes.store
It’s a fully functional website so in case you want to support me and
what we do at jetsurfingnation feel free to buy a funny tshirt for
yourself or your friends!

Allright! lets get started! To keep this video quick I will be only
showing you essential tools you need, assuming you already have a
basic understanding of ecommerce. If you have never done any ecommerce
before, then the best is to first pass my short video course at
http://sellslikehotcakes.co that will teach you everything you need to know
from a to z.

So what tools we will need.
1. account at shopify which is a biggest ecommerce platform
2. a domain which you can buy at namecheap and then connect directly to shopify
3. fiverr account which is a biggest marketplace of freelancers that
will help you customise the store and do the designs
4. and finally instagram and facebook ads account to drive traffic
5. and of course i would suggest to get sellslikehotcakes.co account as
well so you can be using the research tools that we developed to help
you find the products

Now lets go through the store i created showing you first major
elements that you need and what to pay attention too.

Next you need to choose the products to sell and the niche. I would
not recommend trying to copy me because surfing is way too small of a
niche. To choose the niche for you and find the idea you can use several tools.

Passionate niches tool
niche finder and google trends
aliexpress top sellers
junglescout

After you chose the product you need to choose the way to sell, there are 3 ways
1. Dropshipping – basically the customer is placing an order and you
go re-order it from the supplier on aliexpress
2. Print on demand – the one that i use in my store using teescape app
3. Amazon FBA or your own fullfillment. When you go big its the best way

Creating a product is what we are going to discuss next. There are several ways:
Sourcing
whitelabelling
create your own designs – fiverr

Now lets quickly go through my store and the design and apps that I am using.
I am showing you all the apps I use and how they help me with the conversions

Finally getting traffic. There are several ways to get traffic:
facebook ads (Directly or via agencies like Vantage app)
retargeting ads (Retarget app)
instagram and youtube influencers (directly or via famebit)

Here is a sample email to instagram Influencers
I’m Mike from Pug Lovers Club… maybe you heard of me from
my youtube channel where I review different pug products.
I’ve been following you for a while and was wondering if you’d be
interested in doing a sponsored post about my new pug dress / Frisbee?
If you’re interested, we can send you free sample for review/unboxing,
and can discuss
further compensation!

Good luck!

P.S. If you have never done any ecommerce
before, then the best is to first pass my short video course at
http://sellslikehotcakes.co that will teach you everything you need to know
from a to z.

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 Cyril says at 22:52 et
whats the pros and cons of selling your own product on shopify vs amazon??
 
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 sam dh says at 23:18 et
i'm sam from LA.. new here.. LOVE it so far. excited to get started.. researching product now.. any tips?
 
Claudia says at 07:40 et
Welcome Sam. Glad to have you with us.. Have you checked the new PRODUCT RESEARCH VIDEO? I have shared our tips there and gave step by step instructions how to do it!
 
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 Lucy says at 21:25 et
hi guys.. Can I get BAD product reviews deleted off my products page?
 
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Claudia says at 21:25 et
It's very rare to get bad review removed.. Usually it's better to prevent them like we teach in the course.. see video about negative feedback removal.. Also read https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/?nodeId=12177361
Also dont over sweat about bad reviews, it's natural for any good product to have 1-2 one-star reviews, nobody is perfect and your customer don't expect just 5 start reviews, it might even look suspicious and fake.
 
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 Emma says at 21:25 et
Let it go.. Let it go...
 
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 nicholas says at 21:40 et
welcome guys, i am new here.. i was wondering what upsell and funnel apps you guys are using and why?
 
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 Tyro Meg says at 21:40 et
Welcome friend I tried clickfunnels its good but not integrated with shopify.. Use clickfunnels to build your landing page for facebook ads promotions and collect leads and THEN send them to shopify via followup series..
 
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 Alice says at 21:41 et
For shopify try One click Upsell by Zipify. also Product Upsell.. You can set up rules for upsell offers. Klavio works well for retention emails..
 
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 wing11 says at 21:42 et
Are there any alternatives to clickfunnels?
 
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 Amelia says at 21:42 et
Check Leadpages it allows to gather leads on your own website so you can follow up and market to your list.
 
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 Bogdan says at 22:26 et
What should I put as the "Ship From" address in seller central when I'm building the out the shipment and the carton labels? And how do I determine which fulfillment center to ship to?
 
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 Uncle Sam says at 22:27 et
Ships from - your factory or your sourcing agend address. fulfillment center is decided by Amazon not you! (when you create a shipment)
 
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 Victor says at 15:03 et
My problem is I am selling too fast and often run out of stock... Should i rise prices to slow down or let it run out of stock?
 
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 chris says at 15:03 et
Dont rise prices it will lower your BSR and ranks... Run out of stock swinging and refill fast!
 
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 Alice says at 15:04 et
forecast.ly and cashcow pro will help you manage inventory and plan better! hope it helps!
 
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 Nick says at 16:22 et
I'm starting shopify, any tips on what kind of products ell best for you?
 
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 lou says at 16:23 et
I have good success with Print On Demand T-Shirts and Mugs.. Search Tee launch and Tee spring... Best part is that you don't need to dropship - they fullfill orders for you! Hard part is to get it profitable. You must find a passionate niche. Use the Niche finder from sellslikehotcakes - see menu above
 
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 Dakota says at 16:23 et
Great to see u start Nick! Good luck!
 
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 Rob says at 16:25 et
Last year i was successful selling trendy products, like Solar Powered Speakers, Solar powered iPhone chargers, wireless chargers. All that geeks love!
 
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Claudia says at 16:45 et
Try DOG stickers. Give them away for free and charge 2 usd for shipping. Then upsell your customers with second offer!
 
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 Kylie says at 16:47 et
Nick, Jewerly is super seller. Find it cheap on aliexpress, you typically spend $1.00 per item – $1.50 to acquire a customer – $2.00 Shipping and then we sell them for $15.00 + a $19.99 upsell which converts at like 20%...

necklace+ earlings
ring then upsell earrings

make sure it is related to your passionate niche (ie dog lovers etc)

Example PUG Necklace https://www.aliexpress.com/wholesale?catId=0&initiative_id=AS_20170218084713&SearchText=pug+necklace
 
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paul says at 22:52 et
i don't have 5k on any bank cards or in the bank where do u get product
 
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 Evan says at 22:55 et
Check the videos called "
TEELAUNCH App: How To Start your own Shopify Store WITHOUT DROPSHI
PPING AT ALL!
And "Amazon FBA without big investments"

Bottom line you dont need 5k to get started with ecommerce. Start your Shopify store or simply do teelaunch business or even Amazon FBA WITHOUT whitelabelling ! Tons of oppotunities!
 
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 Optimus says at 02:33 et
love the course pals!! my question is what are tthe best Autoreponsder services to use to build the list and followups? sry for my question
 
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 Mike says at 02:34 et
Try Aweber.com , convertkit.com , getresponse, mailchimp or icontact. I used almost all of them, pretty easy, drag and drop email creation... Make sure to watch our video about Email Mastery as well ;)
 
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James says at 07:30 et
Hi guys quick question, once your store is up and running filled with products how can you fully automate it. Do you think bringing in VAs is clever ?
 
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 Gab says at 07:31 et
of course james, i use VA else you spend valuable time fullfilling orders. but first do yourself so you can easily teach VA!
 
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uma mahesh says at 05:23 et
Hello All,

I am launching a wellness and health niche on shopify. We have our private labeled products and also connected to aliexpress. How can I selectively charge shipping on our private labelled products and not charge on aliexpress products? Thank you
 
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 Chris says at 05:24 et
Uma, two ways...
1. set the shipping zones in shipping settings
2. add shipping cost in price for your private label products and make shipping appear free.
 
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JADA says at 10:21 et
Hi there, I'm new here. I wanna launch a new product. I'm going to ask a few friends to get the product and make review with 5 star. How many reviews should I get at the launch in that way?. 15 is too much at the start?
 
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 Mike says at 10:23 et
Welcome Jada.. Please see the course video about getting reviews. Amazon will most likely remove most of your friends reviews as it's against their TOS.