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|How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by youngmajor: 1:41pm On Apr 22, 2018|
This week I am introducing the #PracticalWeek for my students, and I will be showing them other means of making money aside Affiliate Marketing and Freelancing. We will be going into sub-niches, but you should have a robust knowledge of Affiliate Marketing and Freelancing before going further. You can see the steps to become my student by clicking the link at the end of the post.
With the advent of the internet, starting an online store has become so easy for anyone with such intent to accomplish. Due to the digital age, common things like buying goods and making payments has been moved to an online platform. It has become a massive trend and because of this, many retail stores have moved their business online.
The platforms are there for you already should you decide to start an online business; but to be successful; your online store should have a blend of all the necessary factors to keep it up and running.
Below are the four easy ways to start your online store with no money and no capital
Develop your Plan and Strategy
Developing your plans and strategy would help you know exactly the following;
- What you intend to achieve
- How you intend to achieve it
- When you should have achieved it.
There are lots of competitions out there, so it is necessary to have a robust plan and strategy that would enable you to survive. Your plan and strategy should contain;
- Your Niche
- Source of product
- Promotional strategy
- Pricing strategy
You have to measure all these versus existing competition to know if you can survive the market. Therefore to set up an online retail store requires you to have your plan and strategies right. Starting out unprepared is a risk you wouldn’t want to take.
Choosing your Niche
In starting out your online retail store, it is highly suggested you don’t go to a general store. The competition that comes with having a general store is mind-boggling, and you might not be able to survive it – especially with low financial power for promotions. Choosing your niche while setting up your online retail business would help you narrow down your target audience and hit the right people with the right message.
It would also have an advantage over general online stores because you’d be seen as an expert in what you sell. There are several niches like;
§ Men’s clothing
§ Women clothing
§ Children’s apparel
§ Shoes, etc.
If for example, you have a store that sells women’s watch, more people will come to you to buy women’s watch than those that sell a bit of everything.
Choosing the Product to Sell
If you aren’t a manufacturer of any product, then this might be a difficult task for you while going towards starting your own online store with no money. It means you either have to dropship, or you become an Affiliate Marketer – either way, you should have a product to offer.
I believe that if you are interested in starting an online store with no money should already have the products they intend to sell, this would make it easy for you to quickly set up your online store and start making sales.
Setup up your Online Store Website
There are lots of tools out there that make it easy for you to quickly fit into this. I will break it down into two categories of people;
Those who intend to start their online store with no money – I mean no single cash to spend
Those who can afford to self-host their online store on the internet.
If you have a product to sell, and you don’t have any single cash to self-host your online store, then you can utilize several online platforms already created for you. There are several platforms like ebay, , Jumia, Amazon, Aliexpress, and Alibaba.com.
All these platforms already exist, so you can utilize their channels and promote your goods and products.
If you can self-host your online store, then there won’t be any need utilizing other people’s platform to promote your product. To achieve this, you would have to do the following;
- Get a custom domain name
- Get hosted on self-host plan
- Create your online store website
You can create your online store website with the free tool called Wordpress. It is easy to setup and can easily be customized. It doesn’t cost money to set up, and you can watch the video below to help you through the customization process.
Getting your Inventory
An online store is nothing if you have nothing to sell. Now that you have designed your online website which would act as your store, the next step is to acquire inventory for your store. It would be easier to create an inventory because you’ve narrowed your product selection to a niche. It is important to make the best selection and target the best products. If you decide to manufacture your own products, then the issue of getting an inventory is already settled.
Delivery is an important chain in the business process of an online store, so it should be plan carefully. You can employ the services of a third-party delivery system – this would help you save cost initially since the customers would pay for their own delivery.
Promote Your Online Store
Now that everything is set, you are seriously anticipating customers to visit your store. You aren’t going to sit down and watch clients flock to your store – it wouldn’t happen. You would have to go all out and get them. Since we are focused on how starting an online store with no money, we would be seriously considering the free channels to promote your online store. You can get more ideas where I wrote how to start an online business.
Free Channels to Promote the Online Store
This is the best method when it comes to free channels of promotions. It is a part of the inbound type of digital marketing that makes clients visit your store because of what you have to offer.
Let’s say you write an article on “how to cure bald hair”, and you sell related products. Interested customers who are suffering from baldness would surely visit your online store to know the product (solution) you are proffering for their baldness.
Depending on the product you are selling, there are thousands of contents out there to match the product.
Social Media Followers
This should be your next step if you intend starting an online store without money. But the issue with social media is about keeping your target audience engaged. You have to bring out contents that would result in followers.
There are specifically three types of contents that convert;
Do it Yourself
When you release contents like the above in either picture or video formats, you stand a high chance to gain a huge number of social media followers. These followers might literally translate into buying customers.
Setting up an online store is one of the ways to make money online because money can flow in as soon as you’ve set up your website. But it totally depends on your planning, strategy, promotions and ability to think outside the box.
If you’ve got questions or contributions, you can use the comment section below and I will give you answers. Thanks. I will also love you to join my Affiliate Marketing Classes, and start making money FAST!!!
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|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by youngmajor: 1:43pm On Apr 22, 2018|
Online Business is the way forward jare. Making N1000 daily offline use to be a hell load of work but today with 98% less work I some days bank up to N50, 000 with affiliate marketing. affiliate marketing is the way forward guys. You can learn it step by step at THIS PAGE
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|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by kelvine(m): 1:52pm On Apr 22, 2018|
I want to PM you, is that OK?
|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by Sharon6(f): 4:11pm On Apr 22, 2018|
This is detailed, informative and educative. Kudos to you Op.
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|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by stepo707: 4:11pm On Apr 22, 2018|
spiritual store baa
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|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by good4all40: 4:13pm On Apr 22, 2018|
You still need money no matter how small it is. there is no business you can start with zero cash being online most time requires money but thumb up.
|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by Jointhemiltons2(m): 4:13pm On Apr 22, 2018|
You really haven’t said anything. Also give us directions,ok let’s say I want to get a domain name,where do I go to?
|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by Nobody: 4:14pm On Apr 22, 2018|
Another Importexpert article desperately trying to sell N2000 eBook.
|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by HoodBillionaire: 4:15pm On Apr 22, 2018|
na im newspaper vendors neva pick
without money no level
nor be by all those ones u write so o.
being damn broke is the rooth of all evil.
OP fuc u
and your copy n paste foreign article
|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by Laredojohn(m): 4:15pm On Apr 22, 2018|
Nice one op you are a great inspiration to the youths
|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by annexworld(m): 4:15pm On Apr 22, 2018|
Good day peeps.
You don't necessarily need to create online store before selling products online. There are several online platforms where u can leverage on and sell your products, collect ur payment straight away and do delivery yourself.
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|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by Lifeofpolice1(m): 4:17pm On Apr 22, 2018|
All this are rubbish and nonsense without money
|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by ozoebuka1(m): 4:18pm On Apr 22, 2018|
As usual, nothing tangible.
|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by Ifeco232(m): 4:21pm On Apr 22, 2018|
Please can you pm me i will like to know more about this online store
|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by frankwealth: 4:24pm On Apr 22, 2018|
This is theoretical because you must spend money to make money unless you have special skill to offer which people are willing to pay you for.
If you open an online store without spending money and expect to make money from it in 2018, then you are just daydreaming.
Buying domain name, hosting your website, buying and installing plugins, advertising your store to get people to see what you are selling all require money.
|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by mcbreeze: 4:25pm On Apr 22, 2018|
Sadiq hello has open another trend to deceive us again. After promising heaven and earth
|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by skubido(m): 4:28pm On Apr 22, 2018|
|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by NonFarmPayrol: 4:29pm On Apr 22, 2018|
Thread smells importexport
Thread smells ebook
|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by eezeribe(m): 4:36pm On Apr 22, 2018|
BladeDayWalker:Some nairalanders will still fall for his old tricks
|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by youngmajor: 4:41pm On Apr 22, 2018|
No wonder we were called "Lazy Youths"
Instead, to calculate on how to practice what you read, you assumed it wasn't tangible.
Good luck on your quest for something tangible.
|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by youngmajor: 4:42pm On Apr 22, 2018|
If you need the domain name, just google
"Where do I buy a domain name from?"
|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by ozoebuka1(m): 4:44pm On Apr 22, 2018|
I'm not going to praise mediocrity just not to answer a lazy Nigerian youth.
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|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by youngmajor: 4:47pm On Apr 22, 2018|
Mediocrity says that this is the best info you can get.
Or prolly you want me to help motivate you into taking action? Lots of people are cashing out at least $200 weekly from this same info.
Like I said earlier, good luck on your quest for tangible info.
|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by sexdoll: 4:48pm On Apr 22, 2018|
Where are all the lazy youths who are complaining about the government?
Make una come see as una go take begin dey help unaself.
You no go ever see them here.
They'll rather prefer to wait for 'free money' or prayer miracles that will change their destiny.
Foolish and useless generation.
|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by sexdoll: 4:51pm On Apr 22, 2018|
Just pray that the spirit of laziness will leave you totally.
|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by ImaIma1(f): 4:57pm On Apr 22, 2018|
Isn't the point of this write up to sell your ebook as usual?
If i click on the link for more details, will it be the same old same old plenty plenty talk and testimonials of people all in a bid to sell an ebook that would even leave readers more confused.
|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by emmybez(m): 5:06pm On Apr 22, 2018|
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|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by JeffreyJames(m): 5:07pm On Apr 22, 2018|
He makes 50k by selling ebook at 1k to 50 gullible and lazy people
|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by lajuto: 5:07pm On Apr 22, 2018|
|Re: How To Start An Online Store With No Money And Make Profit by kingchris30(m): 5:31pm On Apr 22, 2018|
nice one op. we should not be blindfolded with sentiment and look at what these guys are communicating. like every other business, online business is not that easy but the truth is that it is a good source of income and people are making it. just try do your home work.
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