Can Dropshipping Be Profitable?

The answer can be Yes and No, because it all depends on your perspective. Personally, I see dropshipping as something that’s both challenging and profitable with the right amount of willpower…

IF I have thought it out clearly, including the specific budget for it without affecting my present financial status. 

The YES Answer

While helping to manage a dropshipping business prior, I learned that my client had allocated the budget for all the tools needed to run it. Slowly but surely, the store produced a nice profit.

You just have to keep in mind that…

…it can take some time before you see the fruit of your hard work.

What “hard work” am I referring to?

How Much Can You Actually Earn From Dropshipping Then?

The amount you make from this business venture depends on the time and effort you put into it. It could be less or more or it could be just break even. But the most important thing is that you keep learning until you master it. Let the income just flow within the business until you see the results you’ve been waiting for.   

If you want to learn more about your earning potential, you can read further here.

The NO Answer

The majority of people who answered this look at dropshipping as something that can’t be done. To them, it looks like it consumes a lot of time, money and energy. It seemingly adds frustration when you see other people running it successfully, and you feel left behind. 

So if you start having this similar mindset, then most likely you’ll end up giving up and not giving dropshipping a real try.

Common Reasons Why Some People Don’t See Dropshipping As Profitable

There are many reasons why some people have trouble with dropshipping. They may see it as:

  • Confusing and time-consuming
  • Needing a lot of money to make it work
  • Most products are poor in quality
  • There are a lot of people selling identical products and someone out there sells it cheaper than you do
  • Marketing your store is difficult

Now that you know the two sides of the coin, you can get a better view of how important it is to weigh your options as you get started with your business in dropshipping.

2 thoughts on “Can Dropshipping Be Profitable?

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    Ernie Bello says:

    I have a really good idea for a drop shipping business. I’m a builder. I just don’t know if it’s doable. Would love to speak with someone with experience.

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      Kevin says:

      We’d love to speak with you. Reach out via the live chat widget at the bottom corner of any Dropified page! 👍

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