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Dropshipping books

Why Sell Books Online?

In 2016, the book industry saw a 2% rise in sales, with over 360 million books sold. Surprisingly, physical books have been growing in popularity. The book niche ranges from non-fiction, notebooks, agendas, cookbooks, religious books, coloring books, and more, allowing for variety in your product category. You can even expand into other relevant product categories ,such as office supplies if you sell agendas, school supplies if you sell notebooks, art supplies if you sell coloring books, or religious accessories if you sell religious books, making it a complementary product for most niches.

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Why Dropship Books Online?

If you’re an ecommerce entrepreneur, you’ll see many benefits from dropshipping books. First, depending on the size and weight of the book, you won’t need to worry about expensive shipping costs. If you’re dropshipping from AliExpress via Oberlo, you can use the inexpensive ePacket shipping option, or even free shipping, for most products which makes shipping rates affordable. AliExpress also has a range of books you can choose from. Whether you’re looking for coloring books, or notebooks with fun, vibrant covers, you’re sure to find a great book to dropship. You can even add complementary products such as pens, art supplies, and more to round out your product collection without any risk. Simply remove or add products to your store without having to buy inventory.

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Who are the Main Distributors of Books?

At Oberlo Supply there are a number of experienced distributors that supply logbooks along with other office or school supplies. Distributors often offer a bunch of supplementary products along with notepads, including book covers, bookmarks, or book holders. There is also a selection of books for children such as short story books, puzzle books, coloring books, or magic drawing books. Distributors of books normally focus on sub-niches to cater to their book needs, such as providing them accessories that could facilitate their needs.

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Who are the Main Manufacturers of Books?

Books are mainly manufactured in China (Mainland). Book products and books are in highest demand in North America, Western Europe, and the Asian market. When it comes to the manufacturing of books for young children, the process needs to be carried out with caution, to make sure that there are no harmful products that could put the child at a risk of danger. The book manufacturing process includes steps such as material selection, typesetting, filming, platemaking, printing, binding, and quality control.

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Can I use Oberlo Supply Suppliers to Dropship Books?

Oberlo Supply is a marketplace where you can find a wide variety of products, including logbooks, daybooks, and notepads from suppliers who provide fully automated order fulfillment services. This marketplace is available only for the Oberlo app users. Oberlo Supply suppliers are aware that Oberlo users are dropshipping. This means that they don’t add any promotional material or other invoices to the packages that they are shipping to your customers. This way, you don’t have to spend extra time to inform the suppliers not to do this. At Oberlo Supply, the suppliers are handpicked based on their quality and experience. If the supplier does not meet the requirements set out, their products are removed from the listing. Oberlo automatically selects the cheapest shipping method for you. Since some suppliers offer several shipping methods, you can click on the shipping option and choose your preferred one.

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How does it work?

Oberlo dropshipping is one the easiest ways to start an ecommerce business. It doesn’t require much capital investment. You can even run a profitable business from your couch.


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