This week we’ve decided to take a back seat and let our members lead the discussion. Starting an ecommerce store is no easy task, so we want to hear from the experts on how they faced the challenges that so many of our retailers are facing today.
Over the past 5 years, Google Trends Data has shown search interest in dropshipping rise from 58 to 91! More and more brands are turning to dropshipping as their primary fulfillment method and with its numerous advantages, it’s easy to see why! We asked three of our brands three questions:
- How has dropshipping has changed the way you conduct your business, online and offline?
- Why do you believe dropshipping is this next big thing for designers like yourself in E-commerce?
- Why would you recommend dropshipping to other designers?
Reading e-mails has long been the #1 activity of people with smartphones. It is the main strategy for digital marketers and e-commerce companies have been using it to gather crucial analytical data. With new features like Gmail’s promotions tab, e-mail marketing is being re-introduced into popular culture.
That is why we’re want to help you make the most of it! Here, we break down how to gather e-mails, segment them into lists, choose the right type of campaign, craft the right e-mail and analyze your results.
The Modalyst Shopify App for Retailers allows you to source from our marketplace of 15k + products from suppliers all over the world. You can add products to your store including images, variants and inventory levels all in one-click. Plus, our app automates inventory updates and orders so you can manage hundreds of brands easily.
As an emerging brand, it can be difficult to capture a domestic customer base let alone a global one. Often times brands are hyper focused on their immediate audience through local partnerships and word of mouth. This is a smart way to start, especially because you can make mistakes along the way without major repercussions as well as engender loyal followers who will help become brand ambassadors. At a certain point, however, most brands want expand to new markets to truly scale their business. While it may sound daunting, there are a few simple ways you can start creating international exposure.