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What products should you sell online in 2018?

Written by Doba on August 18, 2017 in How to Sell Products Online, Strategies & Tips, Shopify

Anyone can start an online business. Without exaggeration, anyone with a desire to start an online business and an internet capable device has everything they need to start an e-commerce store in 2018. Maybe that’s the allure so many people find in the idea. It’s easy. It’s quick. It’s practically free. It’s also doomed to fail if you don’t find the right products to sell.  That’s exactly why we decided to create this article, to help identify the types of products that will actually sell, not to just have in your store. 

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Tried-and-true tactics for finding the best products in the Doba marketplace

Written by Josh Summerhays on September 18, 2015 in How to Sell Products Online

When we talk to new Doba customers, we hear a very common anxiety: “How do I sift through so many products to find the ones that will help me get some early sales?"

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New product ideas - 3 tips for finding new stuff to sell

Written by Spencer Durrant on July 15, 2015 in How to Sell Products Online


Properly managing your assortment is one of the most important jobs for online store owners. But coming up with new product ideas to expanding your assortment effectively can often be downright frustrating.

How can you effectively find new products to sell? Here are a few tips that should help you drum up some new product ideas. 

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Why new online retailers need a social media marketing plan

Written by Spencer Durrant on July 13, 2015 in How to Sell Products Online


Social media continues to play an ever-increasing role for businesses across the globe. Even some of the NBA’s business is taken care of on Twitter. Being successful, especially for online retailers, means fully embracing social media.

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How dropshipping can help you find reliable wholesale suppliers

Written by Spencer Durrant on June 18, 2015 in How to Sell Products Online

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How vertically-integrated retail brands can use wholesale dropshippers

Written by Spencer Durrant on June 16, 2015 in How to Sell Products Online

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How dropshipping can help you test the market

Written by Spencer Durrant on June 11, 2015 in How to Sell Products Online


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Being successful in retail these days is no easy task. The current 5-year success rate of retail businesses is between 40-45%. If you want to make it in retail, you have to constantly be growing and expanding your business. This is where dropshipping can help. This post will look at what dropshipping is, how it can help your business, and some use cases. Let's get started! 

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5 targeted Amazon and eBay alternatives

Written by Jeff Allen on April 6, 2015 in How to Sell Products Online


Entering the online marketplace is can be a difficult endeavor. With places like eBay and Amazon saturated with businesses and sellers, it’s often hard to get a steady flow of profits from such online venues. The overwhelming saturation of both these marketplaces often casts a shadow over those seeking to try out dropshipping, or even selling their own product online. Luckily, there Amazon and eBay alternatives available for businesses of all sizes to sell on. 

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5 great ways drop shipping can help your ecommerce business

Written by Jeff Allen on March 30, 2015 in How to Sell Products Online

Drop shipping is often thought of as a beginner's means of entering the ecommerce world.  It's an easy way for newcomers to start an online business. For this reason, many larger and more established businesses don't consider dropshipping as been a credible tool.

But drop shipping is more than just for new and developing businesses. Even established online stores can (and do) benefit from the versatility of drop shipping.

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7 habits of highly effective ecommerce pros

Written by Jeff Allen on October 17, 2014 in How to Sell Products Online


Ecommerce is fantastic. The idea that you can sit at home, listening to your favorite music, watching the latest episode of your new show, all the while running a profitable business seems like a dream come true. For many people out there, ecommerce really is their dream job. Tens of thousands of those people have turned that wishful thinking into a full-blown online business, and have exceeded even their own expectations.

But ecommerce isn’t easy. It’s a rapidly evolving business that requires constant research, monitoring, and changes. Many of the most successful retail companies aren't run by one person. It would be too much for one person to keep up, which is why many give up on ecommerce: it can be overwhelming.

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