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33 Free Tools & Extensions every Drop shipper must know

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If you want to become and stay successful in the rapidly expanding drop shipping business, you have to get to know which free tools and extensions can save you time & money. Don’t forget to bookmark the ones you want!

 

Scanners:

Keepa

This free wonderful amazon scanner works with all Amazon sites and offers easy check-up on all items, with a fast site and great browser extensions that will help save precious time.

amazon scanner keepa

Screenshot from Keepa

camelcamelcamel

Another easy to use Amazon scanner and price tracker. The Camlizer is their helpful browser extension. Here you can also browse and search for hot selling items and track price drops.

 

Market research:

Google Trends –

A research tool that lets you pick-up on highly searched for trends, items, and niches.

Google shopping insights –

This tool is more robust and comprehensive research tool. Read more in our Google tools tip.

what’s hot weekly

An intuitive site that lets you find what is selling good this week by categories and a search bar. You can also filter by country to know your market better.

Grabley

Is a chrome extension that lets you work faster to filter, search and compare items and the use of hotkeys on multiple sites like eBay, Amazon.

Grabley extension

Screenshot from chrome store

Google express –

Another great new tool by Google helps with comparing prices between a great number of suppliers in the US. Learn more about it in this update.

Google express Suppliers supported by DSM tool

Screenshot from google express

Shopzilla

A veteran huge site that gives you an extensive market research platform.

BizRate

Convenient product exploring and researching site. Like Shopzilla, BizRate is also a part of the connexity group.  

Algopix –

With Algopix, you can make smart choices and reduce your confusion. You can create a business strategy based on facts and data geared towards a better chance of success.

Make smart choices – know what to buy, where to sell, and at what price to sell it – all with the help of one simple tool.

 

Amazon:

Amazon Assistant for Chrome

A browser extension helping with great input and quick links on items that you find in the Amazon search pages.

Unicorn Smasher

A complete Amazon research tool in the form of a chrome extension.

DS Amazon Quick View

With over 120k users, this chrome extension is a simple tool that offers viable information on each item you find on Amazon.

BQool Inc –

BQool is a SaaS company that develops innovative cloud-based software services for Amazon sellers to resolve daily business challenges. Since 2013, BQool has helped thousands of sellers in different parts of the world to succeed on Amazon.

 

Aliexpress:

Ali Packet

This is a great chrome extension helping you to find items offering fast epacket shipping and save precious time.

Aliexpress Seller Check

Find out everything you need to know about the seller of the item to choose the right ones.

 

Cashback:

All of these are great cashback sites, see what works best for you and enjoy some bonuses:

Ebates – Get $10 bonus via this link

Giving assistant – Get $5 bonus via this link

Top cashback

Be Frugal – Get $10 bonus via this link

Quido – Get 5GBP bonus via this link

 

Coupons:

PriceBlink Coupons

A unique browser extension that will find you coupons before checking out with your purchases on sources in the US and the UK.

Cently by coupon follow

A similar chrome extension finding coupons for you upon checkout with plenty of great sources.

 

Optimization:

Seller core

Find and create great templates for your unique listings in all sorts of different categories and themes.

ebay templates tool

Screenshot from sellercore

Title Builder

Optimize your titles to make your listings stand out in from of the rest.

Isoldwhat

Helps you find the right categories on eBay and their unique ID numbers.

 

Graphic design:

Canva

Practical and simple online tool for image editing and creating for the ones who are not graphic designers … just yet.

Freepik

A large stock image site with vectors, photos and PSD files.

Picjumbo

Another great free to use stock site.

 

Miscellaneous:

Trello

Agile-based free to use task organizer to give you more control on your business model and the work being done.

Google Drive –

Forget about traditional office solutions and use the cloud to create and store all of your important information.

Mailchimp

Email marketing complete solution to get your buyers hooked and keep asking for more.

Grammarly

Native English speaker or not, we all are bound to make some misspells and grammar errors. Don’t work too hard and let Grammarly extension clean up your language.

Any other free to use tools you would like to recommend your fellow drop shippers? Let us know in the comments below!

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Written by shai waisbrod

Shai is the editor of DSMagazine and our marketing expert.
His eBay account is open since 2011, and he just moved out of Thailand after living there for 5 years to travel the world with his laptop. Also, he firmly believes in single-tasking.
(P.S, He can speak Hebrew, English, and Thai!)

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