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Dropshipping Automation Software You’ve Been Looking For

By Olga Lavrinovich

Dropshipping Automation Software You’ve Been Looking For

Helpful dropshipping automation software is a must-have for every entrepreneur working with this business model. Let’s see what the right tools can do for you!

Technically speaking, dropshipping is definitely an easy business to start. You can get your own store without much effort and even background experience, and you’re good to go!

However, when it comes to managing this newly made eCommerce business on a daily basis, you might feel a bit overwhelmed. There are lots of monotonous tasks you need to complete every day to keep the store performing at its best. Uploading products, automatically updating their prices and stock availability, editing product data, redirecting sales orders to the supplier(s), collecting orders tracking information from them…

Here’s when dropshipping automation software comes into play!

The steps you need to take to complete routine business processes repeat over and over again. And by some point, they might even start annoying you!

As a dropshipping business owner, you surely want to dedicate more time and effort to your store promotion and customer support, and not to these boring duties.

Fortunately, you can easily fix your working schedule thanks to special software that completes routine managerial tasks on autopilot.

Let’s look at the example of AliDropship and its features that make it really easy for you to run your dropshipping business with great pleasure and even greater profits!

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AliDropship plugin was developed by a highly skilled team of experienced developers, designers, digital marketers, and other IT specialists who have a first-hand experience of running dropshipping stores. The knowledge of each stage of dropshipping process allowed us to create an easy to understand, multifunctional solution to automate AliExpress dropshipping.

Are you ready to see what makes this plugin so helpful to those who have no experience at all, and to the people who have already tried themselves in this business?

What does dropshipping automation software do?

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Generally speaking, it should help you forget about as many boring eCommerce procedures as possible. 😉 Below, we will review 6 amazing things that AliDropship plugin does to make your dropshipping life fun, easy, and rewarding.

#1 Saves your time when you import products

As soon as you’ve chosen your primary suppliers and selected your future business partners, you are free to pick any of their items for your store.

It’s great that there is plenty of products! You can add a wide range of items to your store, and renew your offer from time to time. This way, you open up lots of opportunities for your customers, and increase the chances they will make a purchase.

But.

How do you choose the products for your store, make these deals look appealing for customers, and ensure you’ll make a decent profit?

There is a guide you can use to find the right dropshipping products. However, going through dozens of products and checking EVERY SINGLE ONE sounds like you’ll spend hours and days on it. Besides, it will take you even longer to add each and every of these items to your dropshipping store and edit their details manually!

What does AliDropship plugin do to fix this?

The solution we created for this purpose is automated product selection and import.

It works simply and efficiently. You can either import the desired products directly from AliExpress and edit them manually later, or import products from AliDropship’s database to get pre-edited, polished product pages in your online store immediately. Just take a look at how easy it is:

In other words, you don’t have to do all the job manually – it takes a few clicks and several minutes to complete these processes. Plus, there is no limit on the number of products you can upload. Also, all of them can be imported with all possible variations in size, color, etc., and together with authentic customer reviews that boost your store visitors’ trust.

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#2 Helps you edit product information easily

So, you’ve added all the chosen products to your dropshipping store. Now the fun begins: your goal is to make your items look appealing to the website visitors!

While importing the suppliers’ products directly from AliExpress, you automatically transfer their original photos, text descriptions, and even titles on your website, too. As a rule, it makes these pages’ content look a bit messy – and not always unique. Does it mean you need to edit every product page manually?

How does AliDropship plugin solve this?

If you prefer direct import from AliExpress, our powerful AliDropship Google Chrome extension will let you edit product info quickly and easily – just watch the video below:

This solution lets you edit multiple product parameters (title, description, variations, etc.) before importing, update products stock and prices, and more! Just go to this article to see how AliDropship Google Chrome Extension helps you save hours of time on routine dropshipping business tasks.

And of course, your store will also benefit greatly from automated reviews import – just look how easy it is and what a difference it can make:

#3 Lets you set prices for the whole product catalog

One of the most important parts of a good dropshipping product is its low price. For example, AliExpress products, generally, don’t cost much.

Therefore, when you’re dropshipping from AliExpress, you can set a markup that secures you a nice profit and, at the same time, doesn’t leave the buyers unhappy with the price.

But how exactly will you change the price of every product you’re adding to your store?

How our dropshipping automation software sorts it out

Meet automated price setting: it lets you easily increase all the product prices at once, with no need to edit them manually.

To make it work, we have developed a special markup formula that automatically increases the product price the way you like it. You can apply this formula to all your products, or to some specific categories. This is how you automate your dropshipping business’ pricing tasks:

We review this formula from time to time, and it gets more and more advanced options and settings. Stay tuned to be aware of the newest updates!

#4 Takes note of suppliers’ inventory levels

One of the key benefits of dropshipping business is staying free from many product-related concerns. You don’t manufacture products yourself, you don’t buy them beforehand, and you don’t keep them in a warehouse. All you need to do is keeping in touch with the suppliers you’ve chosen, and promote their items in your dropshipping store.

And that’s exactly where the trouble lies.

What if the supplier decides to change some features and details of the items, stop producing them, or runs out of stock?

These and many other situations will negatively affect your relations with customers if they decide to order these exact items. Customers’ loyalty and trust are the keys to your store’s success, so letting them down is simply dangerous.

It means that you need to keep up with all the changes your suppliers make into their offers – even if there are hundreds of them!

How you can overcome this dropshipping challenge

With our software, you don’t have to check your AliExpress suppliers everyday to make sure there are no product changes. Thanks to the automatic info updating feature, AliDropship plugin connects to AliExpress and makes the necessary edits in the product info on autopilot.

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How cool is that? The plugin checks the necessary data by itself, and your automated inventory management goes seamlessly!

By the way, even if your seller stops selling a product you’ve added to your store, it’s not a big deal. Follow the instructions here and keep going!

#5 Allows automatic order fulfillment

So, an Internet user comes to your dropshipping store, chooses some of your items, and makes a purchase.

What’s next?

You need to recall who is the seller who’s provided you with this item description, and then you have to get in touch with them as soon as you can. The seller needs to get the order details (quantity and specification of the items, the buyer’s name and address, etc.) to assemble and ship the package.

You, in turn, only need to notify your customer that their orders are dispatched, and provide them with the tracking code to monitor their package location.

Can you do that at short notice and efficiently if your store receives lots of orders?

Is it always possible to keep everything in mind without forgetting or mixing something up (especially if you’re working with multiple suppliers)?

As soon as your store becomes popular (and that’s your goal, right?), managing multiple orders might become tricky. You even start thinking you need to come up with a whole management system!

How can our software solve this dropshipping issue?

To streamline your order management, feel free to use AliDropship plugin’s automatic order processing feature.

When a customer places an order in your dropshipping store, you don’t have to contact the AliExpress seller by yourself. The software transfers the necessary information to your supplier automatically, so that you don’t need to do it manually. It means you get rid of the risk to forget and mix something up.

What is also great, when supplier sends the package, AliDropship plugin provides you with detailed data on the order tracking.

Surely enough, it does a lot for your convenience – and for improving your clients’ shopping experience!

#6 Improves your conversions

Your dropshipping store needs to compete with hundreds of thousands of similar online marketplaces. So, you want to create a memorable shopping destination, and build a community of loyal customers and followers around it.

Do you think it’s an easy task for a person who has little to no previous experience in running and promoting online stores? Most certainly, it’s not.

What can our dropshipping automation software do to help you?

If your dropshipping store runs on AliDropship plugin, you don’t have to worry about converting visitors into buyers – and here is why.

First of all, the plugin goes with built-in themes: you’re free to choose any of them as the basis for the layout and appearance of your store.

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Thanks to this opportunity, you can be absolutely sure that your store is professionally designed, mobile-friendly, and easy to navigate. That’s a great foundation for a pleasant shopping experience, right?

What’s more, you can heavily benefit from the power of social proof thanks to the plugin’s feature of importing authentic product reviews! Seeing that other people are happy with these exact products, the store visitors will get much more likely to place their orders, too.

To make your visitors even more interested in purchasing from you, it’s also possible to enable catchy discount coupons. No one is able to resist a tempting deal!

How do you benefit from dropshipping automation software?

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As you can see, dropshipping software lets you overcome the most common business challenges and enjoy:

  • Effortless store management

Setting up your dropshipping store has never been easier! You don’t have to spend days and weeks on figuring out how this business works or developing management procedures. The software does all that for you. All your data is gathered in your Personal account, so that you can easily see, run and improve all the business processes.

  • Time and money savings

Why waste your time on something that can run effectively without your direct involvement?

Besides, the automation of dropshipping processes means that you don’t need to hire anyone even when your business starts growing fast!

  • Easy business expansion

If you don’t perform all of your business operations manually, nothing stops you from further expanding your business. No matter what you decide to do – try out a new customers’ segment, add a new product category, or open a couple of new stores – you can always rely on the automated software which you already know and trust.

How can you automate adropshipping business?

So, using AliDropship plugin in your online store, you can save multiple hours of your time every day, and enjoy the hassle-free performance of your fully functional dropshipping business. Now, you must be wondering: how can you launch such a business in the first place? There are 4 options we’re excited to offer you!

Create a store through your own effort

A cool thing about AliDropship plugin is that it lets you easily create a full-scale dropshipping store by yourself. In this case, you simply need to install and activate the plugin on any WordPress or WooCommerce website, and adjust some settings. This article goes into details of making an AliDropship-based dropshipping store in his way.

Order a custom dropshipping store

If you like the idea of a plugin that manages your online business on autopilot, but don’t want to bother yourself with technical details, that’s the perfect option for you! A custom store is a unique dropshipping website that our team can develop for you on your request. Of course, this store is based on AliDropship plugin, too – that’s what makes it so convenient in daily management. If you already have the idea of what you’d like to sell and how you’d like your store to look like, our digital marketing experts will be happy to consider all your preferences and ideas. Check out this article to see how the process works!

Get a copy of a premium dropshipping store

As you can guess, it takes some time to develop a custom store even if a whole team of specialists works on it. And without any doubt, you will spend some time on the store creation, too, if you decide to assemble it by yourself.

But what if you want to start selling immediately? What if you’d like to start your business with no guesswork or experiments, and enjoy its profitable performance from day one?

In this case, we’re thrilled to show you our Premium dropshipping stores! These are AliDropship’s self-owned stores: we’ve created them on our own initiative, not on some client’s request. We’re managing and promoting them to the best of our knowledge, which is why their operational data is so impressive – you can check the numbers yourself! And what’s most exciting, we offer you the opportunity to buy an exact copy of any of these stores. This way, you can instantly become an owner of a venture that fully repeats a successful business model and can easily achieve the same – if not higher – performance results. You’ll find more details here!

Buy an established business

This is a game-changing option for you if you’d love to invest in an already operating business with a stable, verifiable track record. Take a look at these Established stores: these beautiful, customer-oriented stores are brought to perfection by our team, and are generating healthy revenues. Note that they’re not available for copying: if you’ve bought such a store, you’re its one and only owner.

Sounds tempting? You’re welcome to visit this page for more details!

What would you say to the opportunity to get user-friendly dropshipping automation software that can change your business life for good? It’s time to make your decision!

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By Olga Lavrinovich
Olga is a Copywriting Director at AliDropship. Having graduated from the Faculty of International Business’ as an Advertising specialist, she puts years of her copywriting experience into making clear and informative guides, tutorials, and other educational materials for dropshipping newcomers worldwide.
25 Comments
SilWin May 10, 2017 16:38:42

Can’t wait for the Woocommerce update with automated Tracking.

Awesome plugin, keep up the great work!

Dave May 11, 2017 7:43:59

i said it in the forum and i say it here, that editing update is absolutely brilliant

Thor Willy Bjerke May 16, 2017 6:00:19

I am still not shure about the payment solution. Do I set up a local paymentsolution om my webside or do you have a solution for it? My clients pays for product and freight and I pay you as a suplier. Can this be made automaticly. Must I register as a Ali Express client?

Best regatds

Thor Willy

yaros May 16, 2017 6:24:43

Please check what payment solutions are available with AliDropship plugin https://help.alidropship.com/payment-gateways/available-payment-gateways

Yes, you need AliExpress account of course to place orders with your suppliers to process the orders from your clients.

SK November 3, 2017 6:49:02

Hello Yaros,
I am from Bangladesh, and none of the payment gateways are available here. I use a credit card to purchase products from aliexpress. So, if I want to start with AliDropship plugin, what will be the solution for payment gateways?
Thanks in advance.

Cherie June 4, 2017 4:32:54

Hey,
Please clear this issue ! When customer will order the product on my website then does it automatically get order to supplier or I will order manually to supplier on behave of customer. Thanks

yaros June 4, 2017 11:45:44

Hi,

Once you get an order you just click Place Order Automatically and the plugin will take care about everything.

Raymond June 9, 2017 1:42:11

Hi Yaros,

After “Place Order Automatically”, am I getting notification from Aliexpress supplier to pay for the orders or will it automatically deduct the money directly from my account?

yaros June 9, 2017 3:42:51

Hi, after the plugin fills all details, you need to click Pay button yourself to place an order.

Raymond Tsang June 18, 2017 22:17:54

Hi Yaros,
If a customer orders a few things and products are from different suppliers, do you normally notify the customers that they will expect multiple packages? Major problem I can see is that the items will be delivering in different time frames. Any advise on this situation? Thanks

yaros June 19, 2017 3:44:25

Hi, actually it’s not a big problem and we have a note on the Thank you page that packages may be delivered from different storages.

Mahamoodally Sheik Mohamud Ibrahim August 25, 2017 18:05:34

How i will know when i receive an order from a customer????? I just received my Customized Store..its wonderful, and fantastic beyond imagination. So Much thanks to you for this Amazing project…God Bless You!…I have lost tons of money searching for such Tool since the year 2001…

Yaroslav Nevsky November 3, 2017 7:40:53

You will get an email notification and will see payment on your PayPal account.

Hisham Abdel-Ghaffar February 5, 2018 3:31:00

Hi Yaros,

Suppose I own an AliDropship eCommerce store.

Upon getting notified of a new customer order by email, I have to intervene and click what you called “Place order automatically” then your plugin will do great things contacting aliexpress and populating all order data (including my CC info), then I should verify and click “Pay & Confirm”.

I understand that “automatic order placement” means hands-free without my intervention, but I have to open the order and make two clicks plus verification. Can you adapt your plugin (which has all data) to perform these two clicks on my behalf and make the order fulfillment 100% hands-free? That is, I enable the plugin to launch the whole order fulfillment (possibly under certain rules and order status) as a robot while I am asleep.

I appreciate your thorough reply.

Yaroslav Nevsky February 5, 2018 3:52:16

Hello, you don’t need to go through verification process since your card is already connected to your AliExpress account. So, generally speaking, you just need to click Confirm button. You spend about 2 minutes on each order, I don’t think that it is a big deal. Once you start getting hundreds of orders daily, just hire an assistant. I would not prefer a system that takes my credit card details to place orders somewhere without my confirmation.

Hisham Abdel-Ghaffar February 5, 2018 23:24:52

Thanks. Please explain the price of the Woo version of AliDropship plugin for me. Is it one-time payment of $89 with support for life, or is it $89 per year only to be renewed yearly?

Yaroslav Nevsky February 6, 2018 4:24:52

It is one-time payment with free updates and support in future.

Hisham Abdel-Ghaffar March 26, 2018 15:36:50

Hi Yaro,
I invested some time tuning the Mystile theme on WooCommerce for my site. I have 2 specific questions: 1) Does AliDropship plugin work with Mystile theme (rather than other themes you recommend)? 2) Does the Woo version of AliDropship plugin support all features offered by the standalone version?
Thanks a lot.

Yaroslav Nevsky March 27, 2018 3:49:39

Hi,

1. It should work with Mystile theme.
2. AliDropship Woo does not have its own dashboard and SEO settings, other features are the same.

Adam August 6, 2019 11:24:16

Hello,
I’m not seeing the setting to update more quickly than once a day in the Woo Aliexpress plugin?

Olga L. August 6, 2019 11:29:54

Hi, thank you for the question!

That’s right: the possible auto update intervals are once daily, once weekly or once monthly.

Thomas Dacquin December 11, 2019 14:50:06

Hi Yaro, I use shopify for dropshipping, do i also need alidropship plugging even if i use shopify and some free and paid applications ?

Olga L. December 13, 2019 7:37:24

Hi, thank you for your question!
AliDropship solutions aren’t compatible with Shopify, so you can’t use both of them for 1 website.

Joao January 7, 2020 0:47:15

Hello,
Thank you for this post. Looks really awesome. I really like the tool so far, but I have a couple of questions:
1- Does AliDropship solution software work with other drop-shipping marketplace like, Ebay, amazon, Bonanza, or any other, or is only compatible with Web-page based marketplace?
2 – What are the differences between *AliDropship original plugin and *AliDropship Woo plugin??
Thank you for the attention in advance.

Olga L. January 8, 2020 4:33:29

Hi, thank you for your questions!

1) AliDropship plugin works only with AliExpress – it can’t import products from any other marketplaces. Theoretically, you can add your own products to your store (read more about it here https://help.alidropship.com/en/articles/2233263-adding-your-own-products), but in this case, the plugin won’t be able to perform some auto-updating functions.

2) Simply speaking, AliDropship original plugin is the best option for newcomers, and the Woo version is more suitable for experienced entrepreneurs with an IT background as it gives more flexible options for customisation. Please, read more about the differences here: https://help.alidropship.com/en/articles/2224103-alidropship-or-alidropship-woo-what-plugin-to-choose

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