After 3-6 months of reading blog articles, watching webinars and going through forums, it all comes down to starting your own online store. But there’s no comprehensive list of best books to learn ecommerce.
If you are looking for the best-of-the-best books out there, then this list is for you.
We’ve compiled a list of 6 best books to help you to start your own online shop and survive the initial year(s).
Dropshipping & Shopify: 2021 Edition
This masterpiece outlines some interesting steps for starting a drop shipping business with Shopify. Although I’m not completely sold on the idea, it’s good to have this information as a resource for anyone who is researching ways to work from home or start their own business.
Despite the millions of dollars that are spent every year on ecommerce software, as a whole this industry is antiquated and out-of-date.
Most ecommerce business owners are still doing things in the same way they were done back in the early dot com days—but those methods don’t work anymore! There is so much more to running an online store than building a website and filling it with products.
This book is the playbook for capitalizing on this evolution. It contains a simple, repeatable and proven formula that will help you build, grow and scale your wildly profitable ecommerce business in today’s competitive market.
The book is composed of 4 parts. Each part consists of several chapters, each focusing on a particular topic.
The book opens with the 12 Principles of Ecommerce, which were developed after working with over 10,000 different businesses. These principles…of which we can almost guarantee you’re violating at least half…are what differentiate thriving e-tailers from their mediocre competitors.
This book is designed to help you learn how to build an online business. You will understand what mindset is necessary for success, and also take control of your work life. Every chapter has exercises that can be repeated until a concept sticks!
Throughout this book, Peter has set up a step-by-step guide on how to choose a niche and select products for it; how you can outsource any product (even if you’re not technical); what are the steps that need to be taken in order to design a successful sales funnel.
When you build and set up your website or sales funnel, it’s important to figure out how to get the right audience for that particular business. That’s where this book comes in—it shows us how we can drive traffic to our sales pages (which is one of the most crucial parts any business).
E-Commerce Business – Shopify & Dropshipping: 2 Books in 1
Dropshipping has seen a rise in recent years, and it’s become an increasingly popular way to sell products. What other business model allows you to sell items without taking the risk of holding inventory or buying large quantities up front?
That’s what dropshipping is: a way to sell goods without maintaining an inventory. When coupled with the low cost and convenience of setting up a Shopify store, we can easily see why business amateurs gravitate toward dropshipping.
Many amateur investors get caught up in scams and are promised large sums of money if they buy courses or software from hucksters.
Brett Standard has bundled his best-selling books on Dropshipping and Shopify, creating the ultimate starter kit for anyone looking to get into ecommerce.
The Results Obsession: ROI-Focused Digital Strategies to Transform Your Marketing
If you’re new to digital marketing or have years of experience, The Results Obsession: ROI-Focused Digital Strategies to Transform Your Marketing offers great value.
The book is more substantive and detailed than readers may expect, which is a good thing. Too many books promise too much and don’t deliver on their promises—but this one does. The concepts are accessible and applicable to any organization’s efforts to engage its stakeholders by delivering real value in measurable form (or not).
In a competitive marketplace, Results Obsession helps companies improve their bottom line.
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Starting an Online Business All-in-One For Dummies
The right knowledge and resources can help you take action toward achieving the business dream that has been in your heart. This comprehensive guide will provide tips and tricks for making it real!
The sixth edition of Starting an Online Business: All-in-One For Dummies provides the skills and knowledge you need to establish a business online, sell products in an ecommerce store, and keep accurate accounting records.
Ecommerce is booming, and I don’t see this trend going away any time soon. If you’re thinking about starting your own online business, check out some of the books mentioned above. They’ll help you get started and start earning money faster than ever before.