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How We Got 66 Orders and $813 in Just One Month Promoting Our Dropshipping Store with Social Rabbit Plugin

By Polina B.

How to Promote a Dropshipping Store on Social Media

Isn’t it great when Technology and Smart Strategy meet each other? Just read this story of success, get inspired – and do the same!

We have created a merchandise online shop for anime fans. The project is pretty young, but it already brings us around $1,000 a month.

We began with 6 orders and $78 revenue in March, went on to achieve 32 orders and $294 in April; and May brought us 66 orders and $813.

What we’ve got in our social accounts now:

  • 10,000+ Instagram subscribers
  • 4,500+ Facebook fanpage subscribers;
  • 600+ Pinterest subscribers;
  • 350+ Twitter followers.

Notice: not a single bot in any of these communities. Only real users, who are truly interested in the subject.

How did we come to achieve these numbers? Read the case study to learn more about new SMM opportunities.

A couple of words about the webstore:

Our anime dropshipping store is created with the help of the WordPress AliDropship plugin. It sells anime related products: men’s and women’s clothing, phone cases, toys, gifts, posters, jewelry, etc. Owing to the popularity of anime and manga series among social network users, we chose SMM as our main promotion channel. The uniqueness of our activities was in their full automation. It was also a good opportunity to test the new SMM tool we’d invented, so we welcomed the challenge.

How to Promote a Dropshipping Store on Social Media

For the complete automation of our work in social networks, we used our own plugin called Social Rabbit – it had just been developed and needed thoroughly testing.

For the purity of the experiment, we did not use any other tools or activities for some time.

Now look at how this one-and-only plugin can boost a project’s social accounts and, as a result, lift its sales significantly. Do you want to try it for your own business?

Just follow these simple steps:

Step 1: Create 4 social media accounts: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

Step 2: Fill the accounts with primary content (both neutral/entertaining and commercial) – begin with 10-15 posts before starting the promotion.

Step 3: Let your accounts be “stored” for 2 or 3 days, then start promoting them with Social Rabbit.

Step 4: Watch your accounts, social traffic and conversions grow.

How we followed these 4 steps:

Step 1:

We created 4 social accounts, added descriptions, anime related covers and avatars.

How to Promote a Dropshipping Store on Social Media

Step 2:

After opening the accounts, we began auto-posting of the products from our webstore.

Special tools named “Posters” allow adding product posts from the store directly to Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram according to our once-set preferences.

We set up the Posters, and the Social Rabbit plugin started publishing product posts on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram including prices, product URLs, titles, descriptions and related hashtags.

We set product posting to be repeated every 3 hours and 10 minutes – and we randomized posting times by 10 minutes. Such settings prevent your accounts from being blocked and your subscribers’ feed from being overloaded with your product posts.   

All texts in the “Template” section were written by our SMM specialists.

Take a look at the following examples of posts created in this way:

How to Promote a Dropshipping Store on Social Media

Very human-like publications, aren’t they?

To make accounts more attractive for the subscribers, it’s vital to add neutral visual content – and this is what the Gallery Poster tool is created for! It allows you to brighten up the timeline of your social accounts with catching content. We added dozens of niche-related images to the Gallery, and then we set up the Gallery Poster tool. The Social Rabbit plugin started publishing images in our social accounts (including the link to our site).

We set a high frequency for the posting of Gallery images in order to make our accounts brighter and more interesting for users. See below for an example of what posts from the Gallery look like:

How to Promote a Dropshipping Store on Social Media

With the help of the Social Rabbit plugin, we filled our accounts with great visual content and product posts. Following this, we could start promoting our Facebook and Instagram accounts.

Step 3:

The Plugin offers two “Promoter” tools – for Facebook and Instagram. To make them work, you should firstly find lots of niche-related accounts in both networks and then add these links to the plugin, so that it could work with their content and subscribers.

We finished our settings, and Social Rabbit started visiting the selected Facebook fan pages and Instagram accounts, giving likes and writing comments on users’ posts. We wanted to increase the number of comments on Facebook, which is why we enabled the “Rabid Rabbit” function.

We customized our settings as follows: posting every 7 or 2 minutes for Facebook, and posting every 15 or 7 minutes for Instagram. Such settings allow you to grow the number of subscribes quickly and increasing social traffic in the very first day.

Look how the plugin “replies” to Facebook and Instagram users’ comments. As you can see, the Instagram Promoter follows users and gives likes as well:

How to Promote a Dropshipping Store on Social Media

Step 4:

Now let’s talk about the main purpose of all these activities – conversions.

The webstore’s avg. monthly traffic reached 2,000 sessions.

How to Promote a Dropshipping Store on Social Media

Orders were not long in coming. The screenshot below shows paid orders in the website’s dashboard throughout just a couple of weeks:

How to Promote a Dropshipping Store on Social Media

And these are payment notifications in our mailbox:

How to Promote a Dropshipping Store on Social Media

The Results:

We began promoting our Anime Store with Social Rabbit in March. By that moment 5-6 orders and $80-100 had been normal for the project. We estimated the results in June and discovered that the last 30 days had brought us 66 orders and $813. Not bad!

The Conclusion:

Promoting dropshipping sites with the Social Rabbit plugin is an easy way to draw the attention of wide audiences who use social networks. If your product is OK, orders will follow very soon.

Just think: you only spend an hour or two creating social accounts and making one-time settings – and Social Rabbit does the rest. On autopilot!

By Polina B.
Polina Beletskaya, the Head of Marketing Department at AliDropship, has spent over 9 years as a strategy consultant, working with brands across the world to deliver results from their online presence. Forbes Contributor.
RG September 9, 2016 4:04:35

Will this plugin work for a Shopify store too?

    yaros September 22, 2016 11:47:47

    For this moment, it is available for WordPress only.

Cha Cha October 31, 2016 12:39:55

Hi Yaros,

in this article, hokagestore get first sale only using social rabbit? Promotion not using facebook ads and instagram shoutout? I try doing promotion on my website. I wanna get many visitor on my dropshipping website and can get sale too like yours. I don’t doing promotion so I dont get visitor and sales. Can you suggest me to try social rabbit first or instagram shoutout so I can get sales like yours? I really need your suggest. Reply soon…

    Yaros November 3, 2016 7:43:02

    >> in this article, hokagestore get first sale only using social rabbit? Promotion not using facebook ads and instagram shoutout?

    Yes, first sales came only from Social Rabbit. Regular orders flow began after the Rabbit had boosted the account’s audience to several thousand subscribers.

    >> Can you suggest me to try social rabbit first or instagram shoutout so I can get sales like yours?

    I’d suggest trying both: these methods complement and support each other. The Rabbit is posting and growing your audience gradually, and shoutouts give you lots of subscribers at once, each time you do it.

Nick February 12, 2017 3:31:21

Hi Yaros
When you mentioned. open 4 accounts on social media sites,,,,
Would you please let us know how I can open a new account under my business name on FaceBook
Thank you

    yaros February 13, 2017 7:57:27

    you need to open 4 accounts – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. You can use your current FB account or create a new one.

phil March 1, 2017 22:53:10

I assume if one buys the ULTIMATE package for 899 then the social rabbit is fully set up an programmed correct?

    yaros March 2, 2017 4:29:48

    Yes, exactly!

      phil March 2, 2017 20:25:08

      awesome mate order in 2 weeks thanks

      PP October 3, 2017 8:20:52

      Hi Yaros,
      Will it be 1 year free subscription of Social Rabbit when you buy $899 package?

        yaros October 3, 2017 9:49:54

        Hi, you will get lifelong subscription and updates if you buy Ultimate package.

Jag March 24, 2017 1:23:39

Hey there, Yaros

Is it available for shopify now?

    yaros March 24, 2017 4:34:53

    It works with WP only.

Liang May 23, 2017 12:44:31

When posting photos on Instalgram and Facebook, can we pre-set all the titles I want to post and the social rabbit to post the photo with my titles accordingly?

GWright July 28, 2017 3:02:50

Is it possible for Social Rabbit to promote 2 completely different websites or do you need 2 SR accounts? Does SR require to b actively running on my computer? How would you run multiple accounts if needed?

    yaros July 28, 2017 4:17:49

    you need to have the plugin installed on each site you promote.

Lazar August 1, 2017 11:19:41

Hi, Yaros.
Let me get one thing straight because Englis is not my native language. The point here is to, once when I create 4 social accounts, import niche related account links, a rabbit will like and comment people in groups that I have chosen in a time frame that I have chosen. So, the point is, that because of human curiosity, people will like to see who and why someone commented or liked their activity. And that is how they will come to my landing page.
Oh, and definitely you should make this plugin for Shopify. Because if you don’t, some else will.

lima August 5, 2017 4:08:06

Is it available in all countries?

    yaros August 7, 2017 4:29:16

    Yes of course.

GWright August 6, 2017 3:23:04

I am organizing my ideas on SM promotion. Can you help with whether it is better to try to work all four platforms with SR at the same time or a few, or one at a time? Is one better to start with than the others?

reda September 21, 2017 14:51:13


You don’t have any problem with post grabber and gallery poster on facebook? I think they have change the game, actually it seems like these 2 functions doesn’t work on facebook because it show website image insted of the grabbed/gallery image.
Does anyone have this issue?

Odette October 14, 2017 6:50:43

Hi Yaros,
I am not familiar with the computer terms and how to create and post and how to get visitors, when i get ultimate package $899, is there someone will guide and teach me step by step until i get to used the program?

    yaros October 16, 2017 3:56:11

    Hi, yes of course, we share all our marketing strategies and provide instructions on how to manage and promote your store.

Natalie Svensson October 20, 2017 14:54:14

Hello! I am interesting about a drop ship shop from ali. But I have a few questions. For beginning I am thinking about buy Basic pack. If I understand corectly I can buy Social Rubbit pluginafter that and make connection with my Fb/Instagram pages. Is it correct?

Edreck October 26, 2017 5:22:17

Hi, just for clarification only, where did you get the images posted on your social media accounts is there no any problem with regards to copyright?

Thank you.

    Yaroslav Nevsky November 2, 2017 11:26:14

    I think there are risks involved here, but we have not got any issues yet.

Berenger March 11, 2018 6:15:37

Hi Yaros,
I recently purchased Social Rabbit. It works well on Instagram, not so well on others.
I have an issue, I emailed but did not get the correct answer.
In the version I purchased there is a shoutout section for Instagram.
Now let’s say I want to do a shoutout where I want to display instagram username (@username) of the pages I already selected. How do I write it on the template? Do I use %sitename% ? or %user% or %username%? I don’t know.
Could you please explain or write a post where you explain how to use the shoutout section?

Thanks in advance!

Aizat March 6, 2019 2:55:48

Hi Yaros,
can I purchase the Social Rabbit just for my Facebook only? and there has some promotion right now if I decide to take it?

    Yaroslav Nevsky March 6, 2019 7:37:01

    Hi, currently we do not offer any promotion, but you can email us and we will give you a discount. You can use Social Rabbit to promote only on Facebook.

Tomas September 24, 2019 13:08:54

I have Social Rabbit almost three months running, Facebook have only 45 followers, Instagram only 150 followers because I following many others, Pinterest have some small number and first account was suspended. I have just one post per day and neutral and products posts but Rabitt is more far away than this Hokagestore. I think that 90% store owners didn’t get that hughe numbers.

    Olga L. September 26, 2019 7:28:53

    Hi, thank you for your feedback! It’s important for us to know how our solution is used by our clients.

    As you can see it from this article, to promote this store, the Rabbit makes 7-8 posts and leaves 95-200 comments on other accounts per day. If you’re making only 1 post per day, it doesn’t really increase your social media account visibility.

Castiel September 30, 2019 12:43:47

Is this plugin available for shopify at this moment too? I mean 2019?

    Olga L. October 3, 2019 8:38:45

    Hi, thank you for your interest! No, we’re currently working on their compatibility.

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