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Product Ideas for Your Next Online Business

Looking to start an online store but not sure what to sell? Here’s a comprehensive strategy guide + product ideas that you can build a profitable online business around. This downloadable PDF guide at the end covers the following topics:

1. Introduction

Starting an online business? finding, evaluating and selecting a product to sell online is no easy take. This guide will break down the process step by step to help you find the perfect product.

2. The 8 Product Opportunity Types

Understanding the 8 product opportunity types is critical to finding the perfect product to sell online. In this chapter, we break down each of the 8.

3. Where to Look for Product Ideas

In this chapter, we’ll show you the ten best places to looking for and discover the best product ideas for your new online business.

4. Trending Product Ideas

We used our list of the best places to look for product ideas to uncover 10 products that are currently trending on Google Trends.

5. Selecting a Product & Niche

Armed with product ideas, it’s time to decide which one you want to further evaluate. In this chapter, you’ll learn how to choose a product and zero in on a great niche.

6. Evaluating Your Product & Niche

In this chapter, you’ll learn the 17 point product evaluation criteria you need to go through to make sure your product is a great choice.

7. Evaluating Market Demand

Not only do you need to evaluate product viability, but you also need to understand market demand. In this chapter you’ll learn how to better understand market demand for your potential product idea.

8. Evaluating Potential Competition

After choosing a product and evaluating product viability and market demand, the next step is to understand the competition. In this chapter, you’ll learn exactly how to research your potential competition.

9. Validating Your Product & Niche

Research is great but before you spend too much time and money starting your business, it’s always a good idea to test it in a real world scenario first. In this chapter, we’ll show you several ways to validate your business concept before sinking a lot of time and money into it.

10. Make, Manufacture, Wholesale or Dropship

There are four common ways to acquire your product. Make, manufacturer wholesale or dropship. In this chapter, we’ll explore each option in more detail.

11. Locating a Supplier

With all your evaluations complete, it’s now time to source the supplier for your product. In this chapter, you’ll learn where to look for them and how to negotiate with them.

12. Final Thoughts

You’ve made it. You came up with a bunch of ideas, narrowed it down, chose one, evaluated it and found a supplier. Congratulations!

13. Advice From Ecommerce Experts

Read quotes and advice from industry leaders

To read each of these steps, download this wonderful 120-page PDF guide.

Once you’ve chosen a product to sell, the next step is to build your online store! TDP in partnership with August 99, is an approved Shopify Partner. We’d be happy to show you some examples and setup your store for you.

Original article from: Shopify