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23 Best Dropshipping Products to Sell Online

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Choosing a winning dropshipping product is no easy feat. Among other steps in the decision making process, you’ll need to decide on your market niche and nail down a reliable supplier. However, with proper research tools and a defined workflow, you can easily find the right product to dropship. In this article, we’ll explore the specific process and then look at some examples of trending products you could use to start your new dropshipping business.

How to Choose Dropshipping Products 

Dropshipping allows entrepreneurs to start a new business or test out the market for new products with lower upfront capital. Since products aren’t ordered from suppliers until an end customer places an order, sellers can launch an online store in a leaner fashion than a store which orders and manages inventory at a physical location.

In dropshipping, the quality of the product and the supplier can have a major impact on operational success. Therefore, you should take a number of factors into consideration when choosing the best dropshipping products for your business, including:

  • Product demand and trends
    Without sufficient demand, there’s little need to offer a product. Growth trends in consumer demand for a product is also a plus since it’ll provide tailwinds as you scale the business and ideally allow you to become a major player in the segment that new customers go to as they enter the market.
  • Product quality
    Sustainable brands are built on quality products that customers recommend to others. You can ensure quality in the products you source from suppliers by reading the reviews by real customers on other e-commerce sites and ordering the products yourself to test the quality.
  • Shipping speed
    Since many dropshipping suppliers are located internationally, products may take an extended time to ship to customers. If the time it takes to ship to your customer is too slow, this can cause issues for your business. In a digital world defined by next-day delivery, you’ll inevitably get customer service complaints, questions about shipping time, or even requests for refunds if an ePacket delivery takes a month or more to reach the end customer. Again, read the reviews and order the product yourself so you can anticipate any potential roadblocks.
  • Product market niche
    Conduct some research to understand what types of customers are buying the product and why they are buying the product. Not only will this help you understand the demand, but it can also help you create a marketing plan designed to your service customer tastes and needs.
  • Staying power
    Some products that seem to be part of an extended trend, end up being nothing more than a short term fad. There’s nothing wrong with selling a fad product to capitalize on a spike in demand, but you should be aware of whether the market will be short-term or long-term so you can structure your business plan accordingly. You can do this by using product research tools to look out for large spikes in orders over a short period of time.

Product Research Tools

Given the millions of products available online, it can seem daunting to find the right dropshipping product to sell. However, there are numerous analysis and research tools available to help narrow the search with some examples including:

  • AliExpress
    While many people know it as a marketplace to buy products from suppliers, AliExpress also has analysis tools and shows trending products to help show which products are selling well and to see some historical growth numbers on their sales and activity. Free registration makes it ideal for the budget-conscious businessperson.

  • Thieve
    This service curates trending products from AliExpress and provides basic categorization and filtering tools. The basic tool is free to use, but they also have a subscription version called Thieve Supply which provides additional analysis tools for $29 per month.

  • Ecomhunt
    The moderators of Ecomhunt provide a curated analysis on which products are doing well, including on other dropshipping sites. They show expected margins based on other seller prices and also an estimate of market saturation based on how many people are offering the products. Their base version is free and they have a $29 per month subscription for more advanced features.

  • Alishark
    This is a bit more of an automated service which lets you run various types of filters across the AliExpress product database, and has various historical metrics on the products. This can be useful for finding a more unique product which is not just at the top of the curated lists. The subscription costs $20 per month and they have a short-term trial for $1.

23 Dropshipping Products

There are so many market niches to choose from when researching new products. To help you get started finding your first winning dropshipping product, we’ve compiled a list of 23 trending products across different niches you could start dropshipping with today, including:

1. Smartphone Wireless Earbuds

Price: $1.78-3.99
Supplier: Jiabosi

Products like the Apple AirPods have become very trendy over the past few years, yet they are small and easy to lose. Additionally, Apple and other branded earbuds major brands can cost hundreds of dollars. Given the low-cost of the off-brand versions, you can capture the cost sensitive shoppers who are looking for comparable products at a good value.

2. Jade Stone Beauty Roller 

Price: $4.87-12.25
Supplier: PB Store

Jade stones have been known for their healing effects, and have become popular in the beauty and personal care market segments. The Jade stone roller is commonly used to prevent aging, wrinkles, and darkness under eyes. Since this product is designed to solve specific beauty and health problems, you could  create marketing material targeting these specific customers.

3. Colorful iPhone Case

Price $1.42-2.74
Supplier: Nemo Parts Store

The iPhone case is a classic dropshipping product, as the market for the product is very large and international – and we all know how consumers love to regularly upgrade their phones. Since this product solves a common problem – damage from dropping your iPhone – you can create clever marketing materials to capture the public's attention.

4. Outdoor Camera with AI Human Detection 

Price: $22.92-48.96
Supplier: ANBIUX

Home security is an international commodity. This particular outdoor camera has a rotating base which can automatically track motion outside to make sure homeowners know exactly what is happening outside of their homes. Given the buzz around AI-powered devices which  make up the Internet of Things, there’s plenty of opportunity to create marketing materials which utilize powerful features to help keep customers safe.

5. Portable Pet Water Bottle and Dispenser

Price: $13.33-16.68
Supplier: Le Tao-Home Store

Cat and dog owners which take their pets on long walks or trips know the absolute pain of carrying around and filling a standard water bowl. This bottle solves this difficult problem by automatically dispensing small amounts of water into an attached bowl. A demonstration video can provide engaging marketing material geared toward any pet owner, which is a large and engaged market segment.

6. Adjustable Baby Carrying Backpack

Price: $15.96
Supplier: Healthy Babies & Relaxed Mommy Store

Parents on the go need a safe and comfortable way to carry their babies. Traditional carrying bags provide a small number of possible positions. However, this revolutionary adjustable bag can be adjusted to a variety of comfortable positions for your baby throughout the day. The market for the product is significant and it’s relatively easy to target the correct segment of the market. Social media platforms like Facebook allow targeting parents of children across different age ranges.

7. Personalized Name Necklace and Bracelet 

Price: $2.99-4.79
Supplier: Lemegeton

Personalized products are very popular as gifts. Necklaces and bracelets are often the go-to for these types of gifts as they’re personal and viewed as affectionate. Therefore, this product can be marketed to those with an upcoming anniversary, during the holidays, or to friends of people with a major upcoming life event.

8. Phone Stand with Ring Light 

Price: $6.62-12.56
Supplier: BTFOOR

With so many people starting online YouTube and social media channels, there’s a huge demand for affordable photography equipment. Many of these people choose to start by using their phones cameras to save money, which opens a market for self-service phone stands and lights. This phone stand can be marketed toward any type of creator looking for good deals early in their career.

9. Cake Cutting Tool 

Price: $2.98-3.17
Supplier: TTLIFE Fondant World Store

People who bake a lot know how hard it can be to make a clean cut through a cake or other large baked product. This cake cutting tool solves this frustrating problem using a simple handle with a stainless steel wire. 

10. Car Blindspot Mirror

Price: $4.99
Supplier: Baseus

Blind spots on cars cause nearly 840,000 accidents per year. However, only select cars have any types of sensors or other technology to help drivers identify cars in their blind spots. This product can provide an affordable way for drivers to expand the view of the side of their cars to avoid accidents. 

11. Photochromic Sunglasses 

Price: $3.98
Supplier: Santa Claus Store

Photochromic sunglasses are sunglasses which change lens color as more ultraviolet light enters them. Prescription versions of these can be very expensive. However, from the right supplier you can offer a budget-friendly version, and you can market to those with sensitive eyes which could benefit from a single pair of glasses capable of automatically changing colors based on brightness.

12. Ergonomic Computer Desk 

Price: $18.32-41.36
Supplier: Coucou Store

With more and more people working from home, there’s a growing market for products which can help people with their posture and ease back pain while working. This is particularly the case for adjustable desks which allow users to work either standing up or sitting down. 

13. Remote Control Drone 

Price: $29.20-70.23
Supplier: EACHINE

Drones have been growing in popularity in recent years. Hobbyists and creators alike can use them to film video, take pictures, and explore. As drones are typically an expensive product, there’s an opportunity to provide a value for individuals looking for a good quality drone but don’t have the budget to buy one of the larger name brands.

14. Yoga Pants 

Price: $10.08
Supplier: LO LI Sportswear

Yoga pants have become a go-to in the athleisure trend. Since the top brands run at a premium, there’s an opportunity to sell comparable quality for a good value. Consumers who buy the product are likely more health conscious so the marketing can focus on individuals who pursue an active, healthy lifestyle.

15. Elastic Food Cover

Price: $9.43-10.08
Supplier: TESHOM

People who cook a lot at home typically have a lot of leftovers and need containers of all different sizes. Many people cover open containers such as bowls with one-time covers like Saran Wrap. With more consumers focused on eco-friendly products, this product can be marketed as a way to minimize waste while keeping food fresh.

16. Eyelash Extensions 

Price: $1.85-2.59
Supplier: Visofree

Eyelash extensions are an incredibly popular beauty product and a staple in the make-up artist industry. Beauty influencers on social platforms like YouTube and Instagram have broadened the market even further by showing off different styles and application techniques. These products can be marketed at a range of price points, from cheaper prices for people to use day-to-day to more expensive as a luxe product..

17. Travel Organizer Bags

Price: $7.14-17.03
Supplier: RUPUTIN

Whether it’s fitting everything into the suitcase – or obsessively organizing so as not to forget anything – packing for travel can be stressful. This product can help to reduce the clutter and keep different items compartmentalized in a suitcase or other luggage. The bags are waterproof and come in a variety of different colors.

18. Smart Light Bulb 

Price: $4.91-29.52
Supplier:Rayh

With the rise of virtual assistants such as Alexa and Google Home, energy saving products have emerged to provide a modern spin on classic home appliances. This product can be marketed to home technology enthusiasts who can show off their programmed and voice controlled light settings to their friends and family.

19. Fishing Hooks 

Price: $4.48
Supplier:bearking

Fishing enthusiasts are very passionate about their sport. Bargain hooks and fishing lures are an attractive, low-cost alternative to more expensive options, helping you reel in more customers. From a marketing perspective, you have an opportunity to tailor advertising content which can hook their attention.

20. Vibrating Body Massager 

Price: $62.21-89.89
Supplier: YY Massage Equipment

People who workout frequently in gyms are very passionate about their active lifestyle. While this vibrating body massager could be marketed as general-purpose, you’ll find it’s geared primarily toward the fitness community as a post-workout rehabilitation tool. This is a good example of how a general product can be targeted toward a specific niche to maximize marketing results.

21. Luxury Watches 

Price: $3.19-4.69
Supplier: ELVAWANG

Affordable luxury is a popular online segment as it helps marketers advertise to individuals who are interested in luxury fashion products but don’t have the budget to spend on a designer brand. Given the low cost of this product, it can be marked at a competitive price and marketed as a value option for those looking for fashionable – yet functional – watches.

22. LED Tire Light 

Price: $1.15
Supplier: FORAUTO

Car enthusiasts are another passionate group which regularly meetup online and offline to show off their vehicles and accessories. If you can provide an interesting product to this group, you have an opportunity for organic marketing as people can potentially share your product across social media and other digital forums. LED tire lights are an easy way for people to illuminate their cars at night in a showy way. 

23. Running Belt Fanny Packs 

Price: $2.98
Supplier:Future Stars

Runners often like to bring their phones with them when they run to listen to music. However, most don’t like to carry them in their hands for long distances and devices can bounce when placed in pockets. The running belt – also known as the fanny pack – solves a problem most in the running community have faced and there are many online runner communities you can market to.

Setting Up an eCommerce Site for Your New Dropshipping Product 

Once you’ve chosen your dropshipping product lineup, you’ll need an eCommerce partner which can provide you all the tools you need to quickly launch a transitioning webstore. Magento provides an eCommerce platform which simplifies dropshipping and it even has free integrations with popular wholesale marketplaces like Aliexpress. Get a free demo of Magento to see how you can get your new dropshipping business off the ground.

 

23 Best Dropshipping Products to Sell Online