Spocket: The Ultimate Dropshipping Supplier for Your Online Business

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In the dropshipping business, it’s very important to have the best dropshipping supplier to be ahead of the competition. Spocket is one of the renowned dropshipping apps that is valued for its pre-vetted, high-quality dropshipping in the US and EU.


Before going into the details about Spocket, let’s understand in brief about dropshipping. It is the business model with which entrepreneurs can set up an e-commerce shop without warehousing their inventory. So, for the products present on your online store, you have to send the order to the supplier to be fulfilled so that the huge upfront costs for stock get reduced.


Relatively looking for products casually, Spocket allows you to select your products based on location. In other words, you can choose products depending on where you want to ship from, as well as the corresponding target shipment locations.


Now, What's Spocket?

Spocket is a dropshipping app for eCommerce that can be added easily with both Shopify and WooCommerce stores. With thousands of products distributed across several physical locations and industry categories, it has a huge marketplace. 


It allows you to launch a dropshipping business selling products from suppliers across the US and the EU (and a few merchants based in New Zealand and Australia), just with a few clicks. Whereas other dropshipping apps mostly focus on products sourced from Aliexpress.


Some more Features of Spocket:

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·         It has a huge marketplace to check tens of thousands of products (covering print-on-demand goods) and the potential suppliers who might be able to assist you better meet the needs of your customers.


·         Spocket allows you to order sample products from a variety of suppliers which helps you to ensure quality (where you can take photos of your own products) and to test the speed of delivery. Once you think that you are satisfied with the product(s), import them to your ecommerce store.


·         Moreover, you can avail of pre-negotiated discounts as big as 60% off the retail price on Spocket's high-quality goods. So, you can make more of earnings on each unit sold.


·         Customers can get amazingly fast delivery times as 70% of Spocket's suppliers are in either the U.S or Europe. They ensure order delivery between two and five days whereas other drop shipping companies usually take a one-month waiting period for delivery.


·         You can select high-quality products from a variety of product categories including Fashion and Clothing, Electronics and Tech, Home and Garden, Automotive, Toys, Gaming, and Computing.


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How to use Spocket?

It is a user-friendly platform that explores valuable business concepts for its users and readers via blog to learn and grow business.  As you know, the Spocket app can be directly integrated with Shopify or WooCommerce store. So, below are the steps that mention how Spocket can be set up on Shopify.


1. Linking Spocket with Shopify Store

If you don’t already have a store on Shopify, you first need to go to Shopify and start with a free 14-day trial and then go to Spocket. Alternatively, if you are already having Shopify then go to Shopify App Store and look for the ‘Spocket Shopify App’. Now, click on the Add App button and enter all the login information.


Now, you have successfully connected Spocket to your shop with which you can start browsing products or catalogs on Spocket’s marketplace and get a feel for the products you want to market and sell.


2. Take a Tour around the Marketplace

Spocket provides a four-step guide via their dashboard where you can study about looking for products and browsing products by category. Also, you will come to know about sorting search results by location, price, premium products, and new arrivals.


3. Find Products to Sell and add them to Your Import List


Find your favorite products using a search bar or various filters. After deciding the product, drag your cursor over it and then click on the ‘Add to Import List’ and that item will be saved to your ‘import list’.


4. Import products to your Shopify Store

You can go to the Import List section to have a quick check again where you can modify the details of your product(s) or customize the product information. Now, by clicking on the Push to Store button, you can import the products to your Shopify store. So, the products are published on your e-commerce store and are available for customers to buy. As simple as that!


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Spocket Pricing

This dropshipping supplier for eCommerce has five different pricing plans namely; free plan, starter plan, pro plan, empire plan, and unicorn plan.


1.    Free Plan: This plan is for entrepreneurs who want to browse Spocket’s Catalogue of products.

2.    The Starter Plan: It costs $24 per month and includes the following features:

·         Import up to 25 unique Spocket items

·         Access to unlimited product orders

·         Real-time inventory updates

·         Global pricing rules

·         Shipment tracking number

·         Currency exchange

·         Premium 24/7 chat support

3.    The Pro Plan: The Pro plan covers all the features of the Starter plan and costs $49 per month when billed monthly or $33 per month when billed yearly.

·         Import up to 250 unique products

·         Import up to 25 premium items

·         Access to unlimited orders

·         Branded invoice

·         Unique deals

·         Premium search

4.    The Empire Plan: With all the features from the Pro plan, this plan costs $99 per month with monthly billing or $69 per month with yearly billing.

·         Import unlimited products

·         Import unlimited premium items

5.    The Unicorn Plan: It covers all the features from the Empire plan and costs $299 per month when billed monthly or $165 per month when billed yearly.

·         Product requests

·         Bulk checkout

·         Supplier sourcing,

·         A dedicated account executive

·         Premium 24/7 phone support



Spocket Pros and Cons

There are many advantages (pros) of using Spocket as:


·         Your Inventory Gets Updated Automatically: This allows you to access fully updated stock levels any time as Spocket automatically updates your inventory. So, there is no chance of accidentally selling any product to the customers if it’s run out of stock at the supplier end.  


·         Automated Order Fulfillment: Once the customer orders from you, their details from the checkout page are sent to the Spocket supplier for which you get a confirmation email. Then, the retailer will prepare the products for shipping to your buyer.


·         Order Tracking: You can track the order status in real-time at every step with which your customers can know if the orders are continuing at the expected rate.


·         Import Products just with a Click: Spocket’s one-click import button saves a lot of time that is otherwise required to add product images or descriptions manually. But here you can edit these details before the product gets published on your online store.


·         Automate the Pricing Process: With the pricing mark-up feature, you can automate the entire pricing process where you can calculate your profit mark-up using either multiplier, percentage, or fixed-price rate.


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Now, let’s understand the disadvantages (cons) of Spocket:


·         Limited Locations of Suppliers: Spocket’s dropshipping services are mainly for the US and the EU. So, for shipping products from suppliers other than these locations, you'll need to go for more costly shipping rates and additional shipping times.


·         Customs Duty and Taxes aren't Included: Spocket doesn't include customs duty and taxes in the overall cost of their products which makes to add to your bottom line before selling the product.


·         Doesn’t Allow Selling on Some of the Most Popular E-commerce Platforms: Though you can sell Spocket products on Shopify, Facebook shops, Instagram, YouTube, WooCommerce, and Pinterest, it doesn’t allow platforms including Amazon, eBay, Etsy, Wish, or Groupon.


·         No Option to Customize Your Packaging: As entrepreneurs can’t customize their product's packaging they are unable to reflect their unique brand.


·         No Direct Contact with Spocket Suppliers: Due to the huge quantity of merchants linked with Spocket, it's very difficult for these vendors to answer each and every query so you don’t have the option to contact Spocket suppliers. In case of any questions, you can reach out to Spocket's central support team.

 

Final Words…

Spocket is certainly a great and profitable solution for any brand using the dropshipping business model. With this app, it gets very easy to import and start selling products within minutes. As they associate with top-quality suppliers, customers can have a premium experience.


Spocket’s exceptional features such as fast shipping time, an international supplier network, and unique discounts make it a valuable option for any online merchants willing to enter the dropshipping business.


Hope this review article answers all your basic doubts! If you are already using Spocket or thinking of using it, you can share your thoughts in the comment box.



Gangadhar Kulkarni

Gangadhar Kulkarni is an internet marketing expert and consultant having extensive experience in digital marketing. He is also the founder of Seogdk and Director at DigiTechMantra Solutions, a one-stop shop for all that your website needs. It provides you cost-effective and efficient content writing and digital marketing services.

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