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How To Buy A High-Ticket Dropshipping Shipping Business

Buying a Store

Buying a high-ticket dropshipping store is an interesting process. The only reason you'd want to buy a store as opposed to starting a new one is to skip past all the hard work at the startup. A source takes a long time to gain ground based on the following. 

  1. I can take a while for a story to be built.
  2. It can take a while to get suppliers on board especially around 10-30.
  3. It can take time to upload all the supplier’s products into that store. 
  4. It can take time to optimize those products right. Make good custom descriptions and make good offers with free gifts, upgrades, and upsells add-ons.
  5. It takes time for stores to be built which can take up to six months to a year for stores to become profitable once they're built.

Check and Investigate Before Buying

A high-ticket dropshipping is not a get-rich-quick scheme. Buying the cash flowing business skips past all the time that normally would take to start the store up. Be sure to buy only the stores that are built correctly and have good suppliers. 

Make sure the suppliers are decent and that the products aren’t going to run out of stock and that the store is selling. The best stores out there have a well-diversified portfolio of suppliers, best-selling product categories of products and good diversified traffic sources. Get an idea of what their return rate and order cancellation rate are. 

Buying a Website

When you're buying a website, the first thing you should do is talk about all the possible potential problems that you might encounter by investing in this. You can use those mentioned problems during final negotiations about the price of the website. If you think it's overpriced, bid lower. If you think it's underpriced, take advantage.

You have to really do a lot of research and some important decision making in order to decide which niche is right for you to buy.  Buying a website definitely can get you past all of the upstart stuff and get you ready and primed for growth. Negotiate the price down and ask as many questions so you can make sure it's a good investment to make. 

Things to Consider


The best place to be when deciding to buy a store or a website is when you have enough manpower resources to onboard to the new store. Buying a new store is like a job, you will require a VA to manage the store full time so it will not be difficult when the volume picks up.

Different Business Requires a Different Business Model.

It is a bad idea to buy a store and then bring all your knowledge and experience from a different business model into this one and try to make it work. Spend time learning this new business model that you have just bought. Undergo training and do some learning. You need to get better at it by scaling your mindset so that you can get that next level in your business and scale your business with it. 

Trevor Fenner

Hey there! I'm Trevor, the Founder of eCommerce Paradise. I have been an Entrepreneur since a young kid and I've been selling things online with eCommerce since 2005, and I've been doing High-Ticket Drop Shipping since 2010. I'm an internet marketer, YouTuber, podcaster, digital nomad, and world traveler. I have lots of hobbies including spending time with my girlfriend, Skateboarding, Surfing, Scuba Diving, Photography, Tattoos, Animals. I'm currently based in Bali, Indonesia.

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