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Best Life Hacks On How To Find Niche Products In 2020

By Alexandra B.

How to find niche products

We all know how hard it is to find niche products that will be selling like hotcakes and will make your customers come back to your website again and again.

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They say to find a hot product, you need nothing less than a kind of superpower.

We say, you just need to go through the list of our extremely effective life hacks!

Here they are!

And, if you’d like to see the extended text version, here it is!

Table Of Contents

#1 Look for the suppliers who offer tons of products in your niche


When people buy something from an online store, they expect to get one package with all the ordered products inside. If you have many suppliers and your customers like to buy dozens of products at once, they will need to visit a post office several times and probably won’t be happy about it.

So, to find niche products for your eCommerce store, go for the suppliers who can offer you a lot of related items to sell.

#2 Pay attention to customer reviews with photos


It makes sense to pick the products that have lots of positive reviews and are very popular with people. However, it’s better to find niche products with customer reviews containing photos. This will allow you to increase your sales and customers loyalty because people trust people more than brands!    

#3 Focus on the products with pictures taken in the same style


As a rule, most people decide to buy a product after looking at its photos. So, you need to search for the suppliers that take clear, high quality product pictures with no watermarks.

What’s more, we recommend you pay attention to those suppliers who take pictures in the same style. This lets you combine different products and make your own exclusive collections for sale.

#4 Check the terms of delivery to your customers’ regions


You probably know who represents your target audience and which countries you want to reach. However, not all the suppliers are ready to send their packages to your selected countries.

There are several reasons for this:

  • A seller can’t guarantee quick terms of delivery
  • Shipping to certain countries can be extremely expensive for a supplier
  • Some countries have awful customs or postal services, so people often don’t receive their orders.

That’s why we recommend you select a target country before choosing the seller/ product.

What’s more, we advise you to double-check all the delivery information displayed on the seller’s account! Sometimes, suppliers warn about their special conditions or limitations. You should definitely take them into account when dealing with these sellers.     

#5 Use Google Trends to find niche products in demand


To find niche products for our self-owned stores, we regularly check items in Google Trends. This tool analyzes the popularity of search queries across various regions and languages, and helps us decide if selling this product is really worth it.

For example, let’s check how often people look for “bluetooth earphones”.

As you can see, the popularity of this product is consistently growing. People are increasingly interested in modern technologies, so it’s a great idea to include this item in our product list.

#6 Use Google suggestions


You probably know that when you start typing something into search box, Google starts showing you the most popular queries of other people.

You can use these suggestions to find niche products that are the best choice to sell online. Think outside the box, play with words and you will get a massive list of the most popular users’ queries.

Remember, the more research you do, the more new ideas or sources of inspiration you will discover.

#7 Track what your clients type in your website search box


Like many modern consumers, I have a couple of favourite online stores where I usually buy clothes. I really like shopping there, but sometimes they don’t have all the things I’d like to purchase. When that happens I leave the website and start searching for that product all over the Internet.  

In order to avoid this unpleasant situation, you need to regularly track what your customers usually look for on your website.

To do this, go to Google Analytics, click on ‘Behavior’ and open the Search Terms report. This data will show you what your clients expect to see on your website.

You can use this information to:

  • Fill your store with the new products you don’t have yet
  • Edit product titles and descriptions according to your website visitors’ queries

#8 Compare prices using AliDropship Plugin


In the dropshipping business, great products mean cheap products.

This is pretty obvious.

A low original price gives you a good chance of setting up an acceptable markup and therefore, making you and your buyers happy 😉

However, looking through thousands of AliExpress web pages in search of the cheapest products is not for the faint-hearted entrepreneurs.

But we have a solution!

Our AliDropship plugin has a great feature which allows you check if there are identical, but lower-priced products from other sellers. Use it to compare the prices and you will find niche products for your store for the best prices available.

#9 Use product video reviews made by suppliers


When looking for the best niche products you should concentrate on items that have video reviews.

Products with video reviews are perfect for:

  • Promoting your eCommerce store
  • Building trust with your customers
  • Reaching a wider audience

Statistically speaking, after watching a product video, consumers are 64-85% more likely to make a purchase! So, it’s better to search for products that include short video reviews.

However, if a really cool item doesn’t have a video review, you can always make your own one. In an earlier post we told you how to create amazing product videos, so feel free to read our guide.

Here were the best life hacks that make it easier for us to find niche products for our dropshipping stores. Follow our tips and get the best additions for your own store offer! Good luck!     

By Alexandra B.
Alexandra is a content creator and a huge fan of blogging. She strongly believes in the power of words and likes writing in the casual and friendly tone.
chaitanya pagare February 11, 2019 15:56:14

information was very exciting loved it but i have a question can we use this dropship service without wordpress plugin and if yes then how ? because i made my website using wix

    Yaroslav Nevsky February 12, 2019 3:55:31

    AliDropship is a WordPress plugin and can work with WordPres/WooCommerce only.

chaitanya pagare February 11, 2019 15:58:15

can this be integrated with wix or will i have to use the extension

    Yaroslav Nevsky February 12, 2019 3:54:29

    it does not work with Wix.

    Uzair Khan April 10, 2019 1:36:29

    Thanks a lot

Malik February 11, 2019 18:03:49

nice post. can you please help us how to find only videos products on aliexpress.which products have also videos.


Sam February 11, 2019 22:17:30

How can I download the videos from Aliexpress for uploading to my ather use

Stuart July 4, 2019 8:13:57

Can you please advise how shipping cost is calculated when multiple goods are bought from the same supplier?

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