Weird Dropshipping HACKS that Make Money [Facebook Ad Tricks]



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Dropshipping hack #1: Facebook Video Demo Ads

When we teach most people how to set up a dropshipping store, we recommend that they get started with image ads. Not because image ads perform the best, but because people are less intimidated by them. It’s the pathway of least resistance.

If you are willing to put in effort and create a video ad, Facebook will reward you with very cheap advertising, which will greatly improve your conversions.

You can create simple videos by taking the images your suppliers have provided and putting text over them. Even better though, is to create a video demo ad. This is when you take a video of you/someone else using the product in-action. To do it, all you need is the product yourself, and a camera – a smartphone will be fine for this. You don’t need a professional camera.

As an example, in this video Sarah created a simple video demo ad of an item that we’ve featured regularly on this channel: the self-stir mug. The video Sarah replicated had amassed over 9 million views on Facebook over its ad campaign. It was very easy and took less than a minute to film and set up.

Dropshipping Hack #2: Change Ad Budgets Just After Midnight

The Facebook algorithm is very smart – which is why it is very easy for newbies to have success with Facebook ads. The algorithm works to try to put your ad in front of the right people that are most likely to convert and purchase your products. It also tries to figure out how to best use your ad budget across the day.

So if you go to scale your campaign by raising the ad budget midway through the day, it disrupts the algorithm. Normally, the algorithm spends your daily budget across the whole day, testing to see what times of the day people are most interacting with your ad and converting. If you change the ad budget midway through the day, Facebook scrambles to try and spend your new advertising budget by the end of the day. That means that it doesn’t get to test it across a whole 24-hour period, so it spends it inefficiently – and thus collects inefficient data, negatively impacting your campaign.

The solution is to increase your ad budget just after midnight. This way, the Facebook algorithm has the entire day to test the ad budget and collect accurate data.

However – not everyone wants to stay up until midnight just to update their ad budgets (I understand that!). What you can do is when you create your Business Manager account in Facebook, set your timezone to be one that is ahead of you. For example, if you live in California, you would be on Pacific Time. You could set your timezone to be Eastern Time, so that it would be 3 hours ahead. That means you could update your ad budgets at 9pm instead of midnight.

Dropshipping Hack #3: Sell Digital Products to Your Customers

Most dropshippers don’t even think about selling digital products like ebooks/videos etc. They only think about selling physical products to their customers. This is a big mistake though, as digital products can have HUGE profit margins since they have less overhead costs, which means that merchants for digital products often pay out generous commissions.

What this means is that you can dropship physical products from Aliexpress as a way to collect email leads. You then send out emails to those customers promoting digital products. In this video, Sarah gives the example of Numerology.com – they have custom destiny readings that they sell to customers after they have received a small, free destiny reading based on their date of birth.

This funnel (a free report into a paid, in-depth report) converts very highly. In addition, they offer 65% commissions. So if you were dropshipping products related to Astrology, you could send follow-up emails to your customers recommending that they get a free destiny reading from Numerology.com and redirect them there with your affiliate link. This would be very profitable!

So don’t think that you can only sell your dropshipping customers physical products. Check to see if there are any good affiliate programs in your niche for digital products and take advantage of the big commission rates (plus you won’t have to worry about shipping out the items/fulfilling the orders either!).

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36 thoughts on “Weird Dropshipping HACKS that Make Money [Facebook Ad Tricks]

  • November 6, 2020 at 8:53 am
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    Thanks for watching! Got any questions? Feel free to ask them. Will try to answer as many as I can 🙂

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  • November 6, 2020 at 8:53 am
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    I find the click rate for short slideshows are much better than videos I have put together in the testing phase… but I don't know about conversions yet because I have had a lot of work to do to make my website better for sales. ???

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  • November 6, 2020 at 8:53 am
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    it is really hard to find a digital product, how can you find digital things fitting with physical products

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  • November 6, 2020 at 8:53 am
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    I’m a serial watcher of your videos. You are selfless. You inspired me to launch my t-shirt business. Thank you again. E

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  • November 6, 2020 at 8:53 am
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    My problem is, the shipping system in my country is very tedious and I'm not sure if I can afford to buy the product for myself to test it and make a test video of it. 🙁

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  • November 6, 2020 at 8:53 am
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    Aww look how happy Sarah is when she watches the numerology video😜🥰😂

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  • November 6, 2020 at 8:53 am
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    you have to enlist to day for ONE B i z O pp . com and start making 150$ every day , pretty basic

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  • November 6, 2020 at 8:53 am
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    Funny how accurate that reading was for you though 🤷‍♂️😂

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  • November 6, 2020 at 8:53 am
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    Hi. Love your Chanel and your willing to help . You seem guinaly motivated to help others. I recently found throw your videos the dropshiping world and as I'm at a low finencial state at the moment I thought to give it a try. I would highly appreciate it if you could visit my site and give some pointers my store is www. Tactx.store

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  • November 6, 2020 at 8:53 am
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    1) Use video ads. Or make a video slideshow of still images.
    2) Change ad budgets after midnight. Change your ad account timezone so you don't have to wait.
    3) Take the email list from your dropshipping and retarget those customers with high commission digital products.

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  • November 6, 2020 at 8:53 am
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    I thought it would stir counterclockwise in New Zealand…

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  • November 6, 2020 at 8:53 am
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    I cannot make payment to you as Hotmail or Gmail are not recognised as a bona fide e mail address. I would like to receive the e book but can't make payment…Can you help please !

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  • November 6, 2020 at 8:53 am
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    That reading described Sarah to a tee!

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  • November 6, 2020 at 8:53 am
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    Can I create a Shoppify store for Digital Products? Where I can find such digital products to dropship?

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