Where to find Dropshipping Products
Hi everyone, welcome back. Have you thought about dropshipping products for extra side income? If you have, then in this article, I will give a brief list of websites where you can look for products to dropship. Hopefully, this can be of use to you. For those of you who don’t know what dropshipping is, it is a method in which a third party seller, the dropshipper, will promote a product without stocking any inventory. When the dropshipper makes a sale, they will pass the order to the supplier and the supplier will fulfill the order.
Just some background info on myself, I do sell products online, mainly automotive parts and accessories. I am currently selling on Amazon, Ebay, and a personal website built by Shopify. I’m always on the lookout for new products to add to my stores and the websites that I will list in this article are the same websites that I look at when I try to find new products.
The first website I use is https://www.wholesalecentral.com/. Wholesale Central provides a directory of wholesalers and their products. They provide products from all kinds of different categories and even have a category for dropshippers. This is a website that I use, though there are other wholesale directories out there, but all of them should be able to provide a list of potential suppliers for you.
https://www.thetradeshownetwork.com/tradeshow-calendar is the second website that I use. Trade shows can be a great way to make new connections and start new relationships. I’ve attended the SEMA show that takes place in Vegas every year and it’s always a blast. Now, you don’t actually have to attend any trade shows. The link above is for a trade show calendar and it can be filtered based off of country and industry. This calendar will provide a list of trade shows. Look into some of the trade shows and find the exhibitors. If the trade show network website doesn’t show the exhibitors, you can try through the trade shows website. These exhibitors are all showcasing a new product or service, so now, through the exhibitors website, there should be a way to contact them. You can contact them asking about dropshipping or partnership opportunities and hopefully they respond with good news. If you’re lucky, some of these exhibitors may have a dropshipping program.
The third and final website that I use is Google Maps. This is more of a method rather than a website. The idea of this is to work with suppliers locally, so you can meet up with them in person and see their product and shipping process. This way you know your supplier better. So what I do on Google Maps, is I’ll position the map on me, or somewhere near me and I’ll search for suppliers. Some keywords that I use are “warehouse”, “wholesaler”, “manufacturer”, and “liquidator.” Once you find something that looks promising, there should be a way to contact them through a website and again, if you’re lucky, they might even have a dropshipping program.
Hopefully, after contacting them, they reach out to you and you get new products to sell.
These were 3 websites or methods that I wanted to share with you. I hope this helps. Thanks for reading.