Planning to start a dropshipping store or are you about to launch a new store, good you are the right place.
I am sure you would have googled to learn dropshipping and using your keywords your social media like Facebook, Instagram, and youtube will be filled with ads by so-called dropshipping gurus, trying hard to sell their courses to make you a millionaire tomorrow.
The truth is more than 90% of the information available in those courses is available either in the form of an ebook or video. You can easily access this information. Here I have selected the 11 best free dropshipping courses available and you could directly learn from the experts.
Most of the courses are from industry experts like Shopify, Oberlo, Facebook and Google.
Note: You may need to provide your email addresses to download the ebook or access the videos. If you just starting and looking for more information and insights on dropshipping in the future you can provide your primary email addresses. However if you don’t wish you get an email from them, use a secondary email. Most of the primary email providers might require your phone number, so you can use yandex.com to create a secondary email.
1. Shopify Compass (Previously Shopify Academy)
This is one of the best dropshipping courses and importantly it’s free. The course is created by Corey Ferreira and has 23 lessons. It covers a wide range of topics from selecting your niche to make your first sale.
You can also explore other free courses from Shopify.
The Shopify course is free and you can get the course even when you don’t have a store from Shopify.
With Oberlo you will get lots of ebooks from designing product pages to running ads to email marketing.
You can sign up for free and get these courses. You can download these courses in PDF format and can also read an article on their website.
3. Dropshipping: Step-By-Step Guide to $10,000 per Month in 10 Weeks or Less
This is one of the best dropshipping best available on Amazon. The book is written by Mark Bresett.
The book currently has 37 ratings with 3.75 stars. This book will help you to kick start your dropshipping journey by providing the basic information, to-dos, and dont’s on dropshipping. You can get it free with kindle edition.
If you don’t have a Kindle you can download it for free to your app.
4. Facebook BluePrint
I firmly believe you can become a millionaire if you know how to run ads and reach your target audience. This course helps you to learn the basics of Facebook and Instagram Advertising.
Once you have started your store you may need to run some ads to get visitors to your store. Even when you have an in-house marketing team or if you are planning to outsource your marketing, it better to learn the basics. This will help you to communicate in a better way with your team.
5. Starting Your Internet Business Right
Starting your internet business right is an ebook written by Chris Malta.
This free ebook helps you to find dropship suppliers, how to run dropship merchandise, private label drop shippers, and how to find profitable suppliers for most used items like clothes, sunglasses, and apparel.
According to Chris Malta “The information contained here is the result of years of hard-won experience with the Internet. It’s intended to help you avoid the mistakes that I and others have made in the past, and in many cases, paid a great deal to learn from!”
6. Udmey Free course
Udemy is one of the market leaders in selling courses. The site has tons of courses on a variety of subjects. Course: How To Start Dropshipping With Shopify & Aliexpress is one of the best free courses available in udemey.
This is a video course with a run time: 2hr 29 min. The course was attended by 47,752 students and has 4.4 ratings from 2,125 reviews. They explain to you how to launch your store, integrate essential apps, load products, and product pages, automate fulfillment and how to run Facebook ads.
7. Google Skill Shop
I guess more than 95% of people reading would be using at least one Google product. Google is providing us many free tools from analyzing to measuring successes.
Google skill shop helps you to get more information from the free tools.
8. Dropshipping 101
Dropshipping 101 is a free ebook from cloudways. Apart from explaining the basics, the books also explain about
The idea of white labeling, how to identify and reach out to dropshipping partners, retailers, and clients, and helps you to set up your Dropshipping stores and optimize it.
9. How to make 10k a month with dropshipping
How to make 10k a month is an ebook written by Ted and Sarah. The books help you to find products that sell well and help you to find fashion, jewelry, home decor, ready-made, beauty, and other dropshipping suppliers. Also explains about Ali Dropshipping and how to do dropshipping with Shopify.
10. A Complete Guide to Dropshipping
This a free ebook from Goten. It has ten chapters that cover the basics of choosing products, dropshipping platforms to choosing dropshipping suppliers, and Basics of selling online. The blog also has some useful resources about how to start an online business and how to sell it on social media.
11. Dropshiping from Quickbooks.
This is a free ebook from QuickBooks and it explains inventory control, analysis, and best practices. You can get in-depth knowledge by using this resource.
Learning the basics and learning from other mistakes can save a lot of time and money. Allot a time in your schedule and read the books and fell for those marketing gurus. You can also join popular dropshipping forums and learn and take part in discussions.