With E-Commerce being such a hot topic at the current moment, it can become a challenge to choose the right approach. Should you start with dropshipping on Shopify or instead Amazon FBA? Or maybe you take the approach with WooCommerce without
Let’s start right here with the core business model. With both approaches offering a minimal time effort compared to regular e-commerce because of the fulfillment & logistics part, there is still a big difference.
Now with Amazon FBA, there is a bigger financial aspect involved as you have to order a bulk of products whereas
With dropshipping on the other hand, and especially Shopify, you have to build your own online shop and then do the marketing to get customers that buy your products.
So as you can see, while Amazon requires a bigger financial risk
With those major differences covered, the businesses are still very similar. And in the end, you should not spend too much time trying to make a decision but instead, make a decision and then start. Learn along the way and prepare for failure anyway. Reality is that you are most likely going to fail with your first approach. But that is required and not a problem at all because the more you fail, the better get to know what works and what not. Ergo, the more you fail, the sooner you will find success. Now you could POTENTIALLY become successful right away but my point is that you have to start somewhere.
- more money to be spent on products up front
- leverage a huge marketplace (Amazon.com)
- not much work involved with products and orders but with ranking products
- no money to be spent on products up front
- have to build own shop and do the marketing
- not much work involved with products and orders but with website & marketing
So that’s it, both approaches compared with each other and now it’s up to you to decide which fits you and your