Drop-shipping and e-commerce both are the same things but the difference is when you drop ship you don’t own any product and inventory. When you got a sale you just order the product on sites like Alibaba or Aliexpress, then their suppliers ship the product to your customer. Drop-shipping is easy to start, If you do drop shipping you can make quite a money but you have to do marketing. You can make a niche-based dropshipping store with like 1 or 2 products also you start with hundreds of products. You can start dropshipping with Shopify, Shopify is mainly built for e-commerce and drop shipping.
How to start dropshipping
Choose a dropshipping business idea
Decide what product you want to sell
Use Google Trends. Google Trends can help you determine if a product is trendy or not
Use DSers. In DSers, you can search for products based on order volume. So you can determine the potential of your business idea.
Do competitive research
Browse social media
Use research tools like SEMRush. You can do competitor research, keyword research, and online ranking data, search volume, and cost per click.
Choose a dropshipping supplier
Build your eCommerce store
Build your dropshipping store with Shopify
Shopify makes it easy to build and launch your eCommerce or dropshipping website, from finding a domain name to adding marketing and sales. You can simply design your store with Shopify store builder and themes.