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Oberlo review

What is Oberlo?

Oberlo is a dropshipping application that’s only for Shopify. It helps sellers find new products for selling online and arranges shipment to their customers. This guide will explain Oberlo in detail and answer any questions you may have about the app. This review will give you the information and confidence needed to launch a dropshipping company using Oberlo.

Dropshipping is still a viable business model for online entrepreneurs who don’t want to manage inventory and supply chain. Dropshipping allows the merchant to fulfill orders directly from the supplier and the retailer does not have to manage stock control.

Recent studies by DiCentral and Lehigh University have shown that dropshipping and eCommerce have led to financial gains on a variety of levels, including increased revenue and margin growth, as well as an increase in market share. Dropshipping is a great way to improve customer service, according to the study.

Dropshipping is a great option for retailers who are ready to adopt it and want to learn more about the benefits of dropshipping. You’ll have all the information you need in order to use the Oberlo Dropshipping App for Shopify by the end of this article.

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Oberlo is available to anyone

Oberlo is available to anyone who has a Shopify shop. Oberlo is able to help you whether you are starting a dropshipping company from scratch or if your existing catalog needs some updating.

Oberlo is a Shopify-only company. You will need to either create a Shopify store or link an existing Shopify shop to your Oberlo account.

Oberlo Pricing Review: What does Oberlo cost?

Oberlo’s pricing policy is very reasonable. The company offers three main plans:

Starter Plan – No Charge

The Starter plan includes all the Oberlo features for free and allows clients to create a small online shop that sells 500 products. A fully-equipped online shop with automated order fulfillment and sales reports is available. You can also import products directly from AliExpress using the Chrome extension.

Features:

  • 500 Products
  • Unlimited Monthly Orders
  • Daily product sync
  • Order fulfillment in one click
  • Inventory update
  • Tracking numbers for AliExpress auto import
  • Automated pricing and markups
  • Chrome extension to import products directly from AliExpress
  • Sales reports
  • Dispute management features to resolve supplier issues

Basic Plan – $29.90 per Month

Oberlo Basic costs $29.90 per month and allows clients up to 10,000 products to be sold in their online store. Clients can now receive unlimited monthly orders after the plan was upgraded. This plan offers all the features of the Starter plan, including bulk orders, variant mapping and the ability to track orders in real time.

Features:

  • 10,000 Products
  • Unlimited Monthly Orders
  • Variant mapping
  • Oberlo Chrome Extension
  • Automated product pricing
  • Product statistics
  • Updates to inventory
  • Sales reports
  • Bulk Orders
  • Tracking real-time orders
  • Affiliate Program
  • Order fulfillment monitoring

Pro Plan – $79.90 per month

The Pro Plan is available for large online shops and costs $79.90 per month. The Pro Plan allows unlimited monthly orders, allows multiple users to access the Basic plan, and includes all features of the Basic plan. This plan offers advanced functionality and is ideal for businesses that are ready to scale.

  • 30.000 products
  • Unlimited orders per month
  • All included in the Basic Starter + plan
  • Multiple employees account
  • Order fulfilment monitoring
  • Captcha solver

Shopify allows Oberlo to be free with Shopify

Oberlo Starter plans are completely free. These prices do not include your Shopify subscription costs which can vary from $29 to $299+ per month.

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Product Management Features

AliExpress allows you to import products quickly and easily

Oberlo allows you to import products from AliExpress directly from your website. This is a great feature for anyone looking to improve the functionality of their online shop and save time. Oberlo allows customers to import products directly from AliExpress.

Clients have the option to import products with fast delivery using the ePacket filter.

Customization of products

Oberlo lets clients customize their products to stand out from the rest. You can upload product images, edit the titles and descriptions.

Automated product inventory

Oberlo has a huge advantage: it automatically updates your inventory. This means you don’t need to check and update reports as often.

This means that if you have any products in stock at AliExpress and they are not available, the information will automatically be added to your profile. Dropshippers that don’t have an automated product inventory run the risk of selling out products, which can result in negative customer reviews and a decrease in customer loyalty.

Oberlo automatically updates the product prices.

Tracking of sales and shipment

Oberlo allows clients to track orders for both the Basic and Pro plans. This feature is extremely useful as it ensures that clients’ products reach their customers. The feature allows you to track orders at any time. You can also use it to track sales and profit with the costs dashboard. The dashboard automatically calculates how much profit you make.

Integration by third parties

Oberlo is only compatible with Shopify. Oberlo will not work with an existing online store that you have on another eCommerce platform.

Multilingual Info

Oberlo is available in English and Portuguese, as well as French, Italian, German, German, German, and Portuguese. The website states that Oberlo will soon be available in other languages.

Multicurrency Information

Oberlo permits product import in USD only You can adjust your Shopify settings to allow you to sell products in other currencies. This guide will show you how to modify product prices in different currencies.

Multiregion Info

Oberlo ships worldwide, which is one of the most common questions. The platform suggests that customers choose target markets to increase profits.

Analytics

Oberlo assists clients to track data and assess the performance of their online stores using Google Analytics. You can use Google Analytics to collect two types data that are vital for your business: User acquisition data and User behavior data. Oberlo has a detailed guide to using Google Analytics for your business. You can also visit HubSpot’s Ultimate Guide to Google Analytics in 2020.


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What does Oberlo do?

Simply put, Oberlo is a Shopify app-slash marketplace that lets you find products you can dropship.

After creating an account, you will be able to browse Oberlo’s marketplace and search for products you want to sell. You can then quickly add the items to your Shopify store. You can fulfill orders from customers who purchase products from your website by shipping them directly from your suppliers.

Learn more about Oberlo and how you can create an account to start dropping shipping products.

How do I create an account?

You have two options: sign up on the app’s site or create Shopify accounts to get started.

If you select the latter, you just need to click the big blue button on Oberlo’s homepage. Once you have created your Oberlo account, all that is required is to enter your email address.


You will need to sign up for Shopify if you choose the “Shopify First” option. After creating an account, navigate the “Products” section of your store’s backend and click “More Actions” to add the Oberlo app. Shopify will then create an account.

There is no one right way to do this. Because Oberlo and Shopify are so closely connected, you will need accounts on both platforms in order to start selling.

How to connect Oberlo and Shopify

Note You do not need to do this if an Oberlo account has been created. You can add the Oberlo plugin to your Shopify backend if you have a Shopify account.

After creating an Oberlo account, you will be taken to your dashboard. Here you can connect an existing Shopify Account or create a brand new one. Oberlo will redirect to the Shopify login page if you choose the first option. If you choose to go with the second, Oberlo will take you to the signup process.


Shopify allows Oberlo to be free with Shopify

Oberlo Starter plans are completely free. These prices do not include your Shopify subscription costs which can vary from $29 to $299+ per month.

How do you find the right products to sell?

Are you all set up with your Oberlo or Shopify accounts? Great! Start browsing the marketplace to find items you can dropship.

Oberlo’s search feature is the fastest way to accomplish this. Head to app.oberlo.com/explore then enter a product type or category onto the search box.

Oberlo also allows you to search by product type in its marketplace. Click on the category you are interested in to narrow your search.

How to locate Oberlo Bestsellers

Oberlo makes it easy for you to find the top-selling products and most popular products on the website. One simple way to do this is to check oberlo.com/browse-trending-products to see a roundup of “soon-to-be-trending products.”

To receive product suggestions, you can enter your email address in the sign-up box.

Oberlo Marketplace Suppliers

There are three types of Oberlo suppliers: Verified Suppliers (Oberlo Suppliers), AliExpress Suppliers (AliExpress Suppliers), and Oberlo Suppliers. Let’s look closer at each vendor type.

Oberlo suppliers These are the suppliers you will find on Oberlo. Oberlo inspects the operations, warehouses and business documents of suppliers to ensure that you are sourcing legitimate items.

Verified suppliers These are the top vendors in Oberlo’s market. Verified Suppliers are not only kept under control by the company but also have a track record. To be verified, a supplier must process at least 1,000 orders, have an order completion rate of 95%, and have a low dispute rate (less than 2%).

These suppliers can be identified by the Verified badge on their listing.

Oberlo: How to manage orders, both automatically fulfilled and not.

If a customer orders an item through your website, the product should be listed on Oberlo’s “Orders” page. It should also be marked as not fulfilled. The item will also have an orange “Order Products” button. To order items from the supplier, click that button and proceed to fulfillment.

If you see an order marked as complete without a tracking number attached, it could be one of these two possibilities. You can either see a shipping label or the order has been marked as fulfilled by Shopify, even though you haven’t yet ordered the item from your supplier.

This can be prevented by visiting Shopify’s Checkout page, and selecting Don’t automatically fulfill any order’s line items.

If an order appears as being automatically fulfilled on Oberlo, but you have not yet purchased it from your supplier, you will need to cancel fulfillment.

Oberlo: How can I cancel my order?

You can cancel your order by going to Shopify’s order page. Click the “More” link at the dropdown and select either “Cancel fulfillment” (or “Void Label”). This will change the order status in Oberlo from fulfilled to unfulfilled. You’ll then be able order the product directly from your supplier.

After that, your supplier can take care of the rest.

How to deal with returns and refunds at Oberlo

Oberlo states that the Verified and Regular suppliers it lists do not accept returns, but will issue refunds to those who are:

  • It was the wrong item. Evidence is required.
  • The package arrived damaged (evidence required).
  • The item arrived in very poor condition (evidence required).
  • The order was lost.
  • The delivery estimate has expired.

Dropshipping with AliExpress is possible if you are familiar with their Buyer Safety policy. This basically states that you can get a refund if the item you receive is not as described or if it was not delivered on time.

No matter what your situation, make sure you have your returns and refunds policy in place before you sell. You can download the Shopify template and adapt it to your shop.

Customer service at Oberlo: What options are available?

Oberlo provides live chat via their website as well as an informative blog that offers tips and strategies for entrepreneurs looking to start a dropshipping business. Oberlo can be reached via:

OberloHelp Center – Browse help.oberlo.com for answers to all your questions. You can search for a keyword or query in the search box, or navigate to the relevant category.

Email: You can reach Oberlo by dropping them an email at hello@oberlo.com

How to cancel your Oberlo Subscription

You can cancel your Oberlo account at any time by using one of these two methods

Uninstall Oberlo in your Shopify store. Head to “Apps” and click the trashcan icon next to Oberlo.

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