What to Sell Online: How to Choose the Best Products for Your Store

What should you sell online in 2023? In this guide you will find everything you need to know about choosing popular and profitable products to sell in your online store. We’ve even included a list of 12 trending products so you can get started today!

Oh hello eCommerce entrepreneur, we’re so happy to see you here! It means you’ve taken a step towards the life-altering decision to start an online business.

Maybe you’ve already had a few ideas and are wondering if they’re any good, or maybe you’re starting on a completely blank canvas and just want to know what will sell.

There are literally millions of products out there, so where do you start?

It’s no surprise if you’re feeling overwhelmed. There are so many articles and blog posts out there, but most of them are empty of any real, actionable advice. 🤯

But hey, you can take a breath. At Dear-Lover we have more than 15 years’ worth of eCommerce experience under our belt and are perfectly positioned to help you find your way. We’re here to show you the steps to find your winning products.

First, let’s take a look at some of the most common mistakes to avoid.

Choosing the right products is critical to a successful online store. Luckily, we’re going to show you exactly how to pick a winner every time.

Introduction

By now, you’ve made it through our Getting Started Guide and you’re starting to feel more confident in selling items online.

But you’re probably still wondering which items are best for dropshipping. There’s no such thing as a perfect dropship product, but there are steps you can take to get as close to perfect as possible.

In this post, we’ll cover:

  1. The best places to find product ideas
  2. What to look for in a dropshipping product
  3. How to choose a good product to sell
  4. Product ideas we’ve analyzed that you can use
  5. What are we waiting for? Let’s dive in!
Brainstorming Ideas of What to Sell

Finding a good product to sell online can be a major hurdle for anyone who’s new to ecommerce or dropshipping.

Some sellers test multiple products before they find a winner. You might have to do the same.

But if you want to increase your chances of choosing a profitable product from the beginning, here’s some advice to help you do that.

Check Existing Successful eCommerce Stores for Inspiration

Not sure where to look? One of the best places to start is with existing eCommerce stores that are already having success.

You should spend some time analyzing each of the stores below to understand why and how they have been successful.

Pay close attention to:

  • The store design
  • Copywriting and product descriptions
  • The product/s they sell
  • Product photography
  • Pop-ups and promotions

The following 12 categories have been wildly successful lately thanks to the products they sell (as well as their kick-ass product descriptions and marketing).

Helpful hint: You can find suppliers for all the products we mention below in the Dear-Lover directory.

Wholesale Graphic Clothing: Elevate Your Boutique's Fashion Game with Dear-Lover!

Discover the hottest trend in the fashion industry with Dear-Lover's Wholesale Graphic Clothing collection. Our extensive range of clothing items features bold and eye-catching designs that are sure to turn heads. Whether you're looking for Western graphic patterns, flat lay collections, bleach designs, letter prints, or American flag patterns, we've got you covered.

Our Wholesale Graphic category includes a wide selection of must-have items such as graphic tees, long sleeve graphic tees, graphic sweatshirts, graphic tank tops, and graphic pants. These trendy pieces are perfect for boutiques and vendors who want to offer their customers unique and fashionable outfits that showcase captivating designs.

Explore our Wholesale Graphic Clothing collection today and let Dear-Lover be your trusted partner in delivering trendy and fashion-forward apparel to your valued customers.

Discover the Perfect Wholesale Tops Collection at Dear-Lover: Delight Your Customers with Style and Variety!

As a boutique owner or vendor, finding the right collection of wholesale tops for your customers has never been easier with Dear-Lover. Our extensive range of wholesale tops is designed to meet the diverse tastes and preferences of your fashion-forward clientele.

From wholesale tops & tees to sexy tank tops, women's blouses & shirts, tunic tops, sweatshirts & hoodies, crop tops, long sleeve tops, and sweaters & cardigans, we have a wide selection of styles to choose from. Whatever your customers' fashion needs may be, our collection has got them covered.

We understand the importance of offering high-quality products at affordable prices. That's why our wholesale tops are crafted with attention to detail, ensuring both style and durability. Your customers will be impressed by the exceptional quality of our garments, guaranteeing their satisfaction with every purchase.

With Dear-Lover's wholesale tops collection, you can effortlessly cater to the diverse tastes and preferences of your customers. Stay ahead of the fashion game and provide them with the latest trends and styles they crave. Your boutique will become a go-to destination for fashion enthusiasts seeking stylish and on-trend tops.

Don't miss out on the opportunity to elevate your boutique's offerings. Explore our wholesale tops collection today and let Dear-Lover be your trusted partner in delivering top-notch fashion to your valued customers.

Discover the Perfect Wholesale Dresses at Dear-Lover: Elevate Your Style for Every Occasion!

Dear-Lover's wholesale dresses collection offers a wide range of styles and designs to suit all your fashion needs. Whether you're seeking a sexy, casual, holiday, or formal evening look, we have you covered with our diverse selection.

One of our most popular styles is the mini dress, featuring shorter and flirty designs that are perfect for a night out on the town or a summer day. For a slightly longer hemline that falls just above the knee, our midi dresses are a go-to choice, ideal for a more formal or professional look.

If you're aiming for a relaxed and bohemian vibe, our maxi dresses are the perfect choice. These long and flowy styles exude effortless elegance and are ideal for casual occasions. And for those who love to flaunt their curves, our bodycon dresses are a must-have. These tight-fitting styles hug your figure and are perfect for a night out on the town.

Looking for something extra special? Our collection also includes stunning sequin dresses, perfect for those unforgettable occasions that call for a touch of glamour and sparkle.

With the numerous styles and chic designs available at Dear-Lover, finding the perfect dress for any occasion is a breeze. Whether you're attending a party, a wedding, or simply want to upgrade your everyday wardrobe, our collection has something for everyone.

Elevate your style and make a statement with our wholesale dresses. Explore our collection today and let Dear-Lover be your trusted source for fashionable and high-quality dresses that will turn heads wherever you go.

Your Destination for Stylish and Affordable Swimwear!

At dear-lover.com, we understand the importance of offering a diverse range of swimwear options to cater to the needs of your customers. That's why our wholesale swimwear category is a popular choice, providing a wide variety of stylish and affordable bathing suits.

Our collection includes everything from sexy bikinis and one-piece swimwear to women's tankinis, beach cover-ups, swim dresses, high-waisted bikinis, rash guards, swim bottoms, swim tops, and even maternity swimsuits. We have carefully curated a selection that covers all the latest trends and caters to different body types and preferences.

Swimwear is not only about fashion; it also needs to be functional, providing comfort and support during water-related activities. With the growing popularity of beach vacations, pool parties, and water sports, the demand for sexy swimwear has skyrocketed. Our wholesale swimwear collection is designed to meet this demand, offering a wide range of options that combine style and functionality.

From trendy and bold prints to classic and elegant designs, our swimwear collection has something for everyone. We prioritize quality and ensure that each piece is made with attention to detail and using premium materials. Your customers will love the comfortable fit and flattering silhouettes that our swimwear provides.

By partnering with us, you gain access to a reliable supply chain and efficient order fulfillment. We offer competitive pricing and flexible ordering options, making it easy for you to stock up on the latest swimwear trends and meet the demands of your customers.

Enhance your inventory with our diverse and affordable wholesale swimwear collection. Join us in providing your customers with the swimwear they desire, whether it's for a tropical getaway or a day at the pool. Contact us today to start a successful partnership and offer your customers the best in swimwear fashion.

Where Comfort and Style Meet!

We understand the importance of offering a wide range of comfortable and stylish plus-size clothing options for your customers. That's why we have meticulously selected our wholesale collection to cater to their diverse needs and preferences.

Our plus-size tops collection features a variety of options, from casual tees to dressy blouses and cozy sweaters. We believe that fashion should be inclusive, and our tops are designed to flatter and provide a comfortable fit for all body types, ensuring your customers feel confident and stylish for any occasion.

When it comes to dresses, we have you covered. Our plus-size dresses come in various styles, including maxi and midi, suitable for both formal events and daily wear. Each dress is designed with attention to detail, ensuring a flattering silhouette and comfortable fit that your customers will love.

In our plus-size bottoms collection, we offer a diverse selection of options, including jeans and leggings. We believe that every body deserves well-fitting bottoms, and our collection is crafted to fit impeccably and cater to various body shapes. Your customers will appreciate the comfort and style that our bottoms provide.

We also understand the importance of offering intimate apparel that fits and flatters. That's why we have a selection of plus-size lingerie and swimwear that provide comfortable support and a flattering appearance. Your customers can feel confident and beautiful in our carefully curated pieces.

For those seeking comfortable options for relaxing at home or running errands, our loungewear collection is perfect. We offer a range of cozy and stylish loungewear pieces that are designed with both comfort and style in mind.

By partnering with us, you gain access to a reliable supply chain and efficient order fulfillment. We offer competitive pricing and flexible ordering options, making it easy for you to meet the demands of your customers and provide them with the best in plus-size fashion.

Elevate your inventory with our wholesale plus-size clothing collection and offer your customers a diverse selection of comfortable and stylish options. Contact us today to start a successful partnership and provide your customers with fashion that celebrates every body.

Wholesale Pants: Your Source for Fashionable and High-Quality Bottom Wear!

Are you ready to take your fashion game to the next level? Look no further than our wholesale pants collection, where style meets comfort in perfect harmony. With a wide range of options to choose from, we have the perfect pants to suit every occasion and personal style.

In our wholesale bottoms category, we offer a wide variety of fashionable and high-quality items that are sure to elevate your customers' wardrobes. From jeans to shorts, jumpsuits to pants, leggings to skirts, we have all the essential bottom wear items that your customers need.

Let's start with jeans, the timeless staple in any wardrobe. Our collection features a range of styles and washes, ensuring that you can cater to different tastes and preferences. Whether your customers prefer skinny jeans, bootcut, straight-leg, or distressed, we have the perfect pair to suit their style.

For warmer weather, our denim shorts are a must-have. They are not only comfortable but also versatile, allowing your customers to dress them up or down for any occasion. Pair them with a casual t-shirt for a relaxed look or dress them up with a stylish blouse for a more polished ensemble.

If your customers are looking for everyday comfort, our casual shorts are the way to go. They are designed with both style and comfort in mind, making them a go-to choice for casual outings and activities.

For those seeking a trendy and effortless look, our jumpsuits and rompers are the answer. They offer a stylish one-piece solution that can be dressed up or down, depending on the occasion. Your customers will love the ease and versatility that jumpsuits and rompers bring to their wardrobe.

When it comes to work or formal occasions, our collection includes pants and culottes that are both professional and fashionable. They are designed to provide a comfortable fit while maintaining a polished and sophisticated appearance.

We also offer leggings, a versatile and comfortable option that can be worn for workouts or as casual wear. Your customers will appreciate the flexibility and ease of styling that leggings provide.

Lastly, our skirts and petticoats come in different lengths, styles, and patterns to suit any occasion. From mini skirts to maxi skirts, floral prints to solid colors, we have a diverse range of options that will appeal to your customers' individual styles.

By partnering with us, you gain access to a reliable supply chain and efficient order fulfillment. We offer competitive pricing and flexible ordering options, making it easy for you to stock up on the latest bottom wear trends and meet the demands of your customers.

Enhance your inventory with our fashionable and high-quality wholesale bottoms collection. Contact us today to start a successful partnership and offer your customers a wide range of stylish options for their bottom wear needs.

We take pride in offering a wide-ranging selection of jackets that cater to all seasons and preferences. Our collection of outerwear ensures that you stay fashionably warm during the colder months, with a variety of trendy trench coats and snug parkas available in different lengths and designs.

When it comes to staying stylish and cozy, our jackets are the perfect choice. Our trendy trench coats are a must-have for any fashion-forward individual. They exude sophistication and can effortlessly elevate any outfit. With various designs and lengths to choose from, your customers will find the perfect trench coat to suit their style.

For those colder days, our snug parkas are designed to provide both warmth and style. Available in different lengths and designs, they offer a comfortable and fashionable solution to combat the chilly weather. Your customers will appreciate the attention to detail and quality craftsmanship of our parkas.

In addition to our outerwear collection, we also offer kimonos that are an essential addition to any woman's wardrobe. They enhance elegance and add a touch of sophistication to any outfit. Our kimonos are available in various sizes, including extra-large, ensuring a perfect fit for every customer. Your customers will feel confident and stylish in our carefully crafted kimonos.

Whether you're looking for trendy jackets or warm outerwear, our wholesale assortment is dedicated to providing exceptional service. We prioritize quality, style, and customer satisfaction to ensure that you can offer your customers the best in fashion.

By partnering with us, you gain access to a reliable supply chain and efficient order fulfillment. We offer competitive pricing and flexible ordering options, making it easy for you to meet the demands of your customers and provide them with fashionable and high-quality jackets.

Elevate your inventory with our wholesale jacket collection and offer your customers a wide range of stylish options to stay warm and fashionable in every season. Contact us today to start a successful partnership and provide your customers with jackets that combine style, comfort, and exceptional service.

Welcome to our Wholesale Lingerie Collection: Where Confidence, Sexiness, and Comfort Meet!

Enhance your inventory with our wholesale lingerie collection and offer your customers a wide range of styles that make them feel confident, sexy, and comfortable. Contact us today to start a successful partnership and provide your customers with lingerie that celebrates their beauty and sensuality.

At Dear-Lover, we believe that lingerie should make a woman feel confident, sexy, and comfortable. Our vast selection of sexy lingerie includes a wide range of flattering styles that are designed to make every woman feel empowered and beautiful.

From classic lace to contemporary cutouts, our sexy lingerie category has everything you need to spice up your inventory. Let's explore some of our popular styles that your customers will love.

One of our top picks is the teddy lingerie. This one-piece style covers the torso and crotch, often made with sheer or lace fabric. It exudes sensuality and elegance, allowing your customers to embrace their femininity and allure.

For those seeking comfort and minimal support, our bralettes are a perfect choice. These wire-free bras provide maximum comfort while still accentuating natural curves. Your customers will appreciate the freedom and confidence that our bralettes offer.

Lingerie sets are also a popular choice. They include matching bras and panties, creating a cohesive and seductive look. Our sets are designed with attention to detail, ensuring that your customers feel both comfortable and alluring.

If your customers prefer a more daring and risqué look, we offer babydolls & chemises, sexy bodystockings, corsets & bustiers, and garter belts. These styles are designed to enhance a woman's curves and create a sensual silhouette. Your customers will feel empowered and irresistible in these provocative pieces.

For those who love to explore fantasies and dress up, our cosplay lingerie collection is a must-see. It allows individuals to embody their favorite characters and indulge in playful role-play. Your customers will enjoy the fun and excitement that our cosplay lingerie brings.

To add a touch of elegance to any outfit, we offer sexy pantyhose, intimate panties, and thigh-high stockings. These accessories can elevate your customers' look and make them feel effortlessly glamorous.

By partnering with us, you gain access to a reliable supply chain and efficient order fulfillment. We offer competitive pricing and a diverse range of lingerie options, ensuring that you can meet the demands of your customers and provide them with high-quality and stylish lingerie.

Dear Lover Online, your one-stop destination for stylish and affordable footwear and bags for both men and women!

We take pride in offering a wide variety of fashionable and budget-friendly options to cater to all your customers' needs. Whether they're looking for trendy sandals, comfortable loafers, stylish boots, or chic handbags, we have it all.

Our shoes are meticulously crafted using durable materials, ensuring long-lasting comfort and confidence for your customers. We understand the importance of all-day comfort, and our footwear collection is designed to provide just that.

From fashionable sandals that are perfect for the summer to cozy boots that will keep your customers warm during winter, our wholesale shoe collection has something for everyone. We stay up-to-date with the latest trends and ensure that our selection is always on point.

What sets us apart is our unbeatable prices. We believe that everyone should have access to top-notch shoes and bags without breaking the bank. By offering our wholesale shoe and bag collection, you can provide your customers with high-quality accessories while staying within your budget.

Browse through our extensive wholesale shoe and bag collection today and discover why we're the leading destination for trendy and affordable accessories. Partner with us and elevate your inventory with stylish footwear and bags that will keep your customers coming back for more.

Contact us now to start a successful partnership and offer your customers the best in fashionable and affordable accessories.

Dear-Lover wholesale accessory collection, where fashion meets affordability! We understand the importance of completing an outfit with the perfect accessories, and our diverse range of stylish and budget-friendly options has got you covered.

Let's explore our collection, starting with our wholesale socks. We offer a wide variety of styles and colors, ensuring both comfort and durability for every occasion. Whether your customers are looking for athletic socks, cozy winter socks, or trendy patterned socks, we have the perfect options to suit their needs.

Next, our headwear collection offers a range of hats and caps in different colors and styles. Whether your customers need protection from the sun during outdoor activities or want a casual accessory to elevate their everyday look, our headwear collection has something for everyone.

When it comes to scarves, our wholesale collection is designed to keep your customers warm and stylish. We offer classic woolen scarves that provide timeless elegance and cozy comfort. Additionally, our trendy infinity scarves add a touch of modern flair to any outfit. With various styles and patterns to choose from, your customers can find the perfect scarf to suit their personal style.

At our wholesale accessory collection, we pride ourselves on being the preferred source for affordable and fashionable accessories. By partnering with us, you can provide your customers with high-quality items that complete their outfits without breaking the bank.

Browse through our collection today and discover why we are the go-to destination for wholesale accessories. Enhance your inventory with our stylish socks, headwear, jewelry, and scarves, and offer your customers the perfect finishing touches to elevate their style.

Contact us now to start a successful partnership and provide your customers with a diverse range of fashionable and affordable accessories.

Discover our professional, stylish, comfortable, and durable wholesale women's activewear collection, designed to enhance physical performance and provide ultimate comfort. At Dear Lover, we offer an abundance of options for women to choose from, ranging from sports bras to yoga pants.

Sports bras have become a staple in wholesale activewear, providing essential support and comfort during high-impact workouts such as running, jumping, or intense gym sessions. Our collection features a variety of sports bras that cater to different levels of activity, ensuring that your customers feel confident and secure during their workouts.

When it comes to wholesale sportswear, we prioritize comfort, breathability, and sweat-wicking properties. Our clothing options are designed to keep women comfortable and cool during various sports and activities. From shorts and bras to leggings and tanks, our collection offers something for everyone, allowing your customers to find the perfect fit for their active lifestyle.

Yoga pants have become a must-have in any activewear collection, and we have a wide range of options to choose from. Our yoga pants offer both comfort and flexibility, making them ideal for yoga sessions and other low-impact exercises. Your customers will appreciate the freedom of movement and the stylish designs that our yoga pants provide.

Partner with us and offer your customers wholesale women's activewear that combines style, functionality, and durability. Our collection is carefully curated to meet the needs of active women who value both performance and fashion.

Browse through our wholesale activewear collection today and discover why we are the trusted choice for high-quality and fashionable activewear. Contact us now to start a successful partnership and provide your customers with the best in women's activewear.

Indulge in ultimate comfort and relaxation with our wholesale loungewear collection from Dear-Lover. Perfect for unwinding at home, running errands, or even going out, our loungewear combines comfort and style seamlessly.

One of the most popular types in our wholesale loungewear category is sexy sleepwear. It includes a variety of options such as pajama sets, pajama dresses, nightgowns, and robes. Sleepwear is crafted from soft, comfortable materials, ensuring a cozy feel. The loose-fitting designs allow for ease of movement and ventilation, promoting a restful night's sleep.

Lounge pants are another key component of our loungewear collection. They are typically made of soft, stretchy materials that provide maximum comfort. With elasticated waistbands and cuffs, lounge pants offer a customizable fit that adapts to your body shape. These pants are designed for casual activities, allowing you to relax in style.

For those who prefer versatile options, our two-piece sets are an excellent choice. These loungewear sets usually include a top and bottom that can be dressed up or down, depending on the occasion. You can effortlessly transition from lounging at home to running errands while maintaining a fashionable look.

No matter your preference—sleepwear, lounge pants, or two-piece sets—our loungewear collection is designed to provide you with comfortable clothing that keeps you stylish. Embrace the perfect blend of relaxation and fashion with our wholesale loungewear.

Explore our collection today and discover why Dear-Lover is the go-to source for high-quality and fashionable loungewear. Contact us now to start a successful partnership and offer your customers the ultimate loungewear experience.

So, What Are You Waiting For?

Starting an online business truly has the potential to change your life and we can’t wait to see the heights you’ll rise to!

So what are you waiting for? Put your thinking cap on and get stuck into some product research! 🤓 The easiest way to not sell anything is to never pick a product to begin with.

Mr. Lin, the heart and brains behind Dear-Lover started out without any support or resources in the eCommerce sector over 15 years ago. Today he’s running several successful businesses and making 7 figure sales, but his own hardship inspired him to create the tools that would help future entrepreneurs have an easier journey to realize their dreams.

Trust us when we say we’ve all been in your shoes. Getting started on your very first store can feel daunting, but we’ll be here to support you every step of the way. 👊

With thousands of products and suppliers at your fingertips, Dear-Lover can give you just the boost you need to make your dreams a reality. 🌟

And if you need any one-on-one advice, our team of experts is here for you 24/7.

Start with Dear-Love today and we’ll be there with you every step of the way.