Starting an online business in Spain

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23 Jul 11 03:45:10 pm
Hi everyone!

Im new to salehoo and I´m already impressed with the education section and the forum =)

Here is my history... I am about to finish college and I need to start looking for a job. As unemployment is 40% for people under 30 in Spain, starting a new internet based business seemed like a good option. The only problem is that I dont know where to start looking. I read a lot about dropshipping but I´m not sure if it would work in Spain. I tried setting up my online store using highwire. It seems very nice.

I read the guides in the education forum, but I still have no idea on how to start properly. As you can see I´m a little disoriented, because most of the information in salehoo is for the US, Canada, Australia... Would any of these online businesses work in Spain? How would you think I could start? If so, how can I find wholesellers in Spain? I really want to take this seriously, because it my turn to be my way of living.

Thank you very much.

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24 Jul 11 08:41:13 pm
Hi inavarrorubio, and welcome to SaleHoo.

Online business, no matter where in the world, is essentially the same. That said, the differences between them can vary dramatically, depending on the market you are dealing in.

My advice, start with a well thought out business plan, exactly as you would do if starting a more traditional offline store front. Developing a comprehensive business plan will create a road map for you to follow.

It's something that many overlook when starting an online business, and I think that is a mistake. Do the planning now, and you will find your business will benefit from it in the long term.

Good luck with it : )

Mark (fudjj)

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4 Oct 11 06:58:47 pm
Hello! sorry for my English, I still have not mastered too. I'm from Spain. I am new member of SaleHoo, and I'm interested in doing dropshiping with various types of products. I have found suppliers of souvenirs with reasonable prices and free shipping to Spain, but I have some doubts about whether it will have problems at customs if we send small packages. I am interested in knowing dropshipers with brand watches and sunglasses, toys and Christmas items, all must be sent to Spain. I thank you for your help. Regards.


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