Run a business from the backyard
Find a Product to Sell
Learn how to source great products and vet domestic and international suppliers.
Identify Your Audience
See how to target a specific group of people who might be interested in purchasing your product.
Deliver Outstanding Customer Service
Develop a plan for supporting customers and turning them into brand advocates.
Dropshipping Growth Framework
Learn how to identify your most profitable sales channels and reinvest your earnings to grow your business.
Meet your instructor
Serial entrepreneur and Shopify education expert Corey Ferreira shares his experience taking his side-hustle to a 6-figure business, all while holding down a full-time job at Shopify. You’ll gain the unique perspective of a Shopify employee and successful entrepreneur.
In this course, Corey takes the guesswork out of starting your own dropshipping business. Sharing his mistakes and biggest challenges, Corey helps you navigate around the common pitfalls other dropshipping businesses often run into. He also shares the the steps he took that put him on the fast track to dropshipping success.
Learn how the dropshipping business model works.
Identifying Your Niche
Identify the target market or niche you want to build a business in.
How to Start on Shopify
Get a quick introduction to Shopify so you can create your own store.
Finding a Product to Sell and Supplier
Learn how to test a product with an audience to see if people will buy it.
Finding a Product - Oberlo 101
Find a product using the Oberlo sourcing app.
Finding a Product - Directories, Wholesalers and Google
Find a product through directories, wholesale and Google searches.
Getting Your First Sale
Learn a few strategies for getting that first sale.
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“Starting with zero background in e-commerce, we’ve been able to start from scratch with Shopify, and build a profitable business that we’re proud of.”
Frequently asked questions
What is dropshipping?
Dropshipping is a business model where orders are fulfilled by the product manufacturer and sent directly to the customer. The store owner finds a product supplier, markets and sells the product, and then sends the order to the manufacturer. This model cuts down on retail costs and allows the merchant to sell products without having to purchase them in bulk upfront or handle inventory.
Who is this course for?
This course is best suited for ambitious entrepreneurs who don’t yet have a product to sell. You’ll learn where to find the top trending products and how to connect with reliable suppliers.
Dropshipping is a great option for starting a business with limited money. You’re able to test a product in a specific market to see if people want it. Unlike other business models where you need to pay up front for inventory, dropshipping allows for flexibility during those early days.
Is there homework?
Yes. You’re expected to follow along with your own Shopify account and use the worksheets and templates the instructors provide. These are all designed to ensure you’re maximizing your founder education.