Dropship Notebooks & Laptops for a Booming Home Business
If you are searching around, trying to find a profitable ecommerce niche so that you cam start a home business, here is a tip for you: You can dropship
notebooks and laptops!
A huge percentage of the world is online these days. In fact, according to the United States Census Bureau, there are 2,405,518,376 global internet users as of 2012. Wow! This is a big jump from the previous number in 2000 of 360,985,492. As staggering as the 2012 percentage is, you can expect it to keep growing year over year.
So, how does this apply to you, an aspiring ecommerce entrepreneur? It means that if you want a hot and profitable niche---notebook and laptop computers are a shoo-in!
Based on info from the Gartner Research firm, 16.4% of all computers sold in the USA are laptops. You may not think this sounds all that impressive, but when you factor in that there were a total of 95.4 million computers sold in the United States in 2011 and a mind boggling 355.2 million sold globally; that 16.4% starts to look like a LOT. So, there can be no doubt that if you choose to dropship notebooks and laptops, you will have a high performing niche that will ensure a huge target market year round, globally.
Here is another interesting tidbit about laptops specifically from FactBrowser:
50% of US consumers who watch original professional digital video programming do so on laptops.
And, according to a Gartner study released in March 2013, 55% of United States households own laptops, up from 40% in 2010.
By now, you shouldn’t need any more convincing that dropshipping notebooks and laptops is a smart ecommerce business move!
One of the most important things you will need to do to maximize your chances for home business success in dropshipping is to source your laptops and notebooks wisely. This means find a good wholesale product source who will give you true wholesale prices so that your profits will be reasonably high, and also one that has high quality products. With electronics, you want to be sure the products are going to work or your reputation will suffer.
When you have gotten all that worked out, it will be time to decide on a venue.
There are a variety of options. You might choose a turnkey service such as ProStores to set up your own web store quickly. Alternatively, you might build a website from scratch or go with one of the giant marketplaces such as Amazon or eBay.
If you’re tempted to go with your own website to avoid paying fees on eBay or Amazon, do keep in mind that you won’t have the fees if you decide to dropship notebooks and laptops on your own site; but you won’t have the massive amounts of global traffic these sites have, either. Especially just starting out, you can’t expect to generate that much traffic on your own site. So, you save the fees but at the expense of sales. Not really a good trade-off, is it?
If you want to experience personal and financial freedom by being your own boss, you can dropship notebooks and laptops for a booming home business!