eBay dropshipping policy has changed since 2019 that eBay allows dropshipping using only the wholesale suppliers from that time on. A lot of eBay sellers are worried about this, planning on switching from retailer suppliers like AliExpress to other wholesaler suppliers.
It seems that purchasing from wholesale suppliers will always need to purchase a big quantity of products, handle the storage and sell them all by sellers. The good news is that the wholesalers, nowadays, can also sell in small MOQ, and even one single item.
If you are an eBay seller who is struggling to find reputable and certified suppliers for your eBay store, 8 AliExpress alternative suppliers below are for you to get more prepared while choosing suppliers for your store.
CJ is a dropshipping platform that provides professional dropshipping order fulfillment services like product sourcing, automatic order fulfillment, wholesale order service, shipping, product branding, customized packing, and many other feature services for online sellers.
You will find this platform has no MOQ or membership fee, meanwhile very friendly to the dropshipping beginners. You can get 24 hours online support from the agents in the chatroom anytime.
CJ Dropshipping platform can be connected with Shopify, eBay, WooCommerce, Squarespace, Etsy, Shoplazza, Lazada, Shopee, Shipstation. Personal websites can also connect with CJ via API.
CJ has not only three warehouses located in China, but also overseas warehouses including two US warehouses, one Germany warehouse, one Indonesia warehouse, and one UK cooperation warehouse, which help to provide faster global shipping by CJ’s own fast line shipping-CJPacket and many other shipping options for you to pick.
It now has over half a million products available in the marketplace, still, users can post sourcing requests on CJ for new products from Aliexpress, 1688, Shopify, Taobao.
As for the costs, CJ provides dropshipping products at wholesale prices with no amount limited. You can even place an order for one item every time. So you can definitely get affordable prices for wholesale products there.
Costway is one of the top wholesale websites in North America and Europe. More important, It is also a dropshipping-friendly supplier with its available warehouses located in the US, UK, Germany, Italy, Canada, France, Spain, Poland.
From home and garden items to sports and hardware equipment; from auto parts to DIY projects, available product types on Costway covered various categories in people’s daily life.
Same time they offer fast and free shipping, one thing you may need to notice is that their orders come in packages without invoices but with their logos.
New Zealand-based SaleHoo is a wholesale supplier directory launched in 2005 with over 8000 suppliers and 1.6 million different kinds of products. SaleHoo has a strict supplier quality evaluation process and provides 24/7 live chat support that can help you with any questions.
SaleHoo is a good choice for e-sellers who lack the experience or the time to look for suppliers on their own, with a lower MOQ limit. Even though There’s an annual fee of $67 per year to use their platform, they guarantee to refund you within 60 days if you decide the platform isn’t right for your needs.
Bangalla is a well-known wholesale dropshipping supplier in North America offering around 700 brands over 125 product categories. Although they are famous for organic and natural food products supplying, which seems to keep dropshippers away, the health & beauty, sustainable products, home, and decoration products from there are always available to list to your store.
There are 3 different service plans for you to choose from, pls note that the item prices might be different no matter it is a wholesale order or a dropshipping order.
5. Worldwide Brands
Worldwide Brands is an upper-market wholesale directory for sellers looking to find suppliers, which was based in Maitland, Florida, and it is also one of the oldest and most popular wholesale supplier directories on the Internet.
Many suppliers in Worldwide Brands have very low MOQs, so if you are a seller who is looking to order smaller quantities of products, Worldwide Brands is also a good choice.
The products are updated very frequently, but you may need to purchase their membership to get access to all the suppliers on Worldwide Brands. If you’re not satisfied with your Worldwide Brands membership, you can cancel within 60 days and receive a full refund.
6. Mirage pet products
If you are selling in the pet niche, then you can search on them and have a try. Mirage Pet Products is a US-certified wholesale distributor that offers a wide range of wholesale pet supplies with nearly 100,000 pet products.
Their platform does not charge membership fees or anything like that, you only need to pay for shipping costs and the cost of the product in the wholesaling prices. So this platform is also friendly for reselling.
What else, after getting in touch with them, you can get an informative excel document with all the product contents you need and even high-quality images.
7. Wholesale Central
Wholesale Central is a B2B wholesale directory based in the US. They offer powerful sourcing tools to help resellers find thousands of verified wholesalers, importers, distributors, dropshippers, and manufacturers all over the world.
There’s no registration is required to search the site, they aim to connect retailers and wholesale suppliers. Even though they only offer wholesale services, you could still find dropshippers from Wholesale Central.
TopTenWholesale is more like a community to connect buyers with verified suppliers in the US and abroad. Many retailers, dropshippers, and other resellers are using this platform to look for suppliers.
Their goal is also quite unique-to be a general merchandise wholesale information highway.
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1 - 𝙉𝙤𝙩 𝙜𝙞𝙫𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙚𝙣𝙤𝙪𝙜𝙝 𝙩𝙞𝙢𝙚
When setting up a Facebook Ads campaign, you should know that your ads often need at least 3 days of running time to progress from the learning phase.
In the learning phase, your ads will often perform poorly. That’s because Facebook’s algorithm is still “testing out the waters” and trying to target different smaller audience groups within your target audience to find out which responds the best to your ad.
So, before thinking that your Facebook ads aren’t converting, leave them running for at least two or three days, and you will likely see an improvement in your campaign’s performance.
Don’t forget that it works the other way around as well. If you leave your ads running for a long time (especially for smaller audiences), ad fatigue will occur, and your Facebook ads will stop converting.
2 - 𝙁𝙖𝙞𝙡𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙩𝙤 𝙖𝙣𝙖𝙡𝙮𝙯𝙚
Most businesses want to increase their Facebook Ads conversion rate, but with so many variables to consider, I understand that it may be challenging to do so.
Luckily, you can analyze your Facebook ad campaigns to get a clearer picture of what can be improved. The more data that you have, the better your chances of optimizing your ads.
To optimize the conversion of your Facebook ads, these are the most important metrics to look at:
- 𝘾𝙋𝘾 (𝘾𝙤𝙨𝙩 𝙥𝙚𝙧 𝘾𝙡𝙞𝙘𝙠)
- 𝘾𝙏𝙍 (𝘾𝙡𝙞𝙘𝙠-𝙏𝙝𝙧𝙤𝙪𝙜𝙝 𝙍𝙖𝙩𝙚)
- 𝘾𝙋𝙈 (𝘾𝙤𝙨𝙩 𝙥𝙚𝙧 1,000 𝙄𝙢𝙥𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙨𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙨)
- 𝘾𝙤𝙨𝙩 𝙥𝙚𝙧 𝘾𝙤𝙣𝙩𝙚𝙣𝙩 𝙑𝙞𝙚𝙬
- 𝙑𝙞𝙙𝙚𝙤 𝘼𝙫𝙚𝙧𝙖𝙜𝙚 𝙋𝙡𝙖𝙮 𝙏𝙞𝙢𝙚 (𝙞𝙛 𝙖𝙥𝙥𝙡𝙞𝙘𝙖𝙗𝙡𝙚)
If you get to know which of these metrics underperform for your campaign, then it will be much easier to fix the problem that your Facebook ads are not converting!
After advertising on Facebook for some time, you will get a feeling for when a particular metric is under or overperforming.
3 - 𝙉𝙤𝙩 𝙩𝙚𝙨𝙩𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙚𝙣𝙤𝙪𝙜𝙝
There’s one thing that you should remember when advertising on Facebook:
Test, test, and test!
So, if your Facebook ads are not converting, test out some different images (or videos), ad copy, and headlines.
You will never be able to predict which combination of these factors will convert the best, so the only option left is to test them all out.
Don’t be afraid to test the ad more than once. The more you test, the more you’ll be able to understand what works and what doesn’t.
When testing different ads, remember to try out different marketing angles as well.
I hope this helps you out, if you have any questions leave them in the comment section below and I’d be more than happy to answer in as much detail as possible.
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