In this interview we talk with Moonis Ali who has burst onto the Shopify dropshipping scene. What you’ll find in this interview is a story of a young man who has plenty of heart and determination. He bootstrapped his way starting with 500 dollars and recently making 100k dollars worth of merchandise on Shopify.
1. Hi Moonis Please Introduce Yourself to RahulDigital Readers?
Hi my name is Moonis Ali, i am an Ecom Entrepreneur and Mentor with multiple 7 Figure Stores and More than 4000 Students all across the Globe.
2. In Laymen’s Terms, What Exactly Is Dropshipping?
Dropshipping is a process where you act as a middle man between a customer and a seller.
Your Job is mainly to find the right product, market it in front of the best suited audience for that product and once a customer places an order on your store you keep a certain profit and forward the order to the actual supplier and than he handles the fullfilment part. Ships the product to your customers.
3. How Did You Get Started in Dropshipping Ecommerce?
I am a curious soul, i always like to find and test new things. After running a digital marketing agency for 4 years i got bored of it and thought i have helped so many people in building their brand when am I going to build something of my own. When am i going to work on my own dream?? I started looking for options and than i came across the concept of Dropshipping.
Man it was like love at first sight! I fell in love with the concept instantly. I desperately wanted to do it.
So I immediately launched my First store got a sale on the very first day but didn’t get any other sale on if for next few weeks. I got very disappointed so i closed that store and this happened with 4 more stores. Which simply means i failed 5 Times with 5 different stores until I finally cracked the code.
4. How Do You Choose What Products to Sell in Your Store?
I follow a complete system where a product has to qualify in certain regions if it qualifies than and only than i start testing that product. No its not important to have a niche. You can have a general store with different categories. One of the most successful ecom store in the world is a General Store. Of course I am talking about Amazon.com
There must me a reason behind why amazon choose to be a general store and not a niche store.
5. How Long Does It Take for Most People to Start Seeing Significant Profit from a Dropshipping Store?
It completely depends in your preparation and the kind of system you follow. If you are following a proper system like most of my students who follow my system. You can get a sale even in your first 15mins.
6. As an Ecommerce Entrepreneur, What Is Your Sales-Per-Day Record as a Successful Ecommerce Business ?
$30k+ in a single store and $100k+ one 4 of my stores combined in a single day.
7. What Are Some of the Biggest Challenges People Face with Dropshipping?
They Give up too early, they miss out on the fact that patience is the key. Most people have a wrong perception that this is some kind of a get rich quick thing but its a serious business and you need to treat it like a business. Since most people don’t have a system while starting out they fail in finding the right products because of which they fail in reaching the right audience and getting the sales.
8. What’s Your Top Recommendation to Anyone Looking to Start a Successful Ecommerce Business?
Be patient and Follow a system i have shared inside Ecomxuniversity.com people who have been following my system have got some amazing results. I have received more than 100 testimonials within a month of launching this training. There has to be a reason behind it right?
9. What Are Your Favorite Websites, Blogs on Dropshipping?
There aren’t any because most of them have very basic stuff. Now while writing this i am getting this feeling that may be i should start one lol.