Independence Day, the Fourth of July, is a Federal holiday in the US commemorating the Declaration of Independence. Americans celebrate this holiday by fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, and more.
And if you didn’t know, the USA is the second-largest market for eCommerce with total revenue of US $365 billion just last year. (Ahead of Japan and behind China). The growth rate for the coming years is expected to be no less than 12%.
Americans buy most of their Independence Day accessories and apparel online, especially this year as many storefronts have closed due to Covid19. You can take advantage of this holiday by uploading many products which relate to it and we are happy to show you how.
Let’s start by taking a look at Google Trends, a helpful tool to find rising trends and keyword searches.
Online searches for the 4th of July are at their peak and now is the time to act in order to maximize your profits.
Expanding through suppliers
Since Independence Day is in just a couple of weeks away, choose 2-3 USA suppliers which ship quickly.
If you need help finding more profitable dropshipping suppliers, check out this webinar about the top 5 dropshipping suppliers for 2020. Learning to work with more than one supplier is crucial for growing and expanding your dropshipping business.
USA suppliers with fast shipping and handling times are important so that the packages will arrive on time. In other cases where you have at least one month until the holiday, you can also choose Chinese suppliers.
If you’re just a beginner, this is a perfect time to jump in and learn how to generate sales quickly. Learn how to work with more than one supplier and watch how your experience and profit will grow rapidly.
Independence Day / 4th of July Best Sellers
Finding the right products to sell for Independence Day isn’t a tough challenge. All you have to do is focus on Patriotic products – anything that symbolizes the stars and the stripes (the American Flag).
Products that relate to the United States of America and their citizen’s love for them.
We’ve gathered data and rounded some of the best selling products for Independence Day.
Use them to find other products within the niche and upload as many as you can while the demand is at its peak.
1. American Flag Face Masks / Bandanas
Face masks are one of the top searched and most bought products online since the start of Covid19. Mix them with a patriotic design to lure in the holiday emotion.
2. 4th of July Decorations
4th of July Decorations are all over the place when that date arrives. Decoration bundles come in a variety of packs and sell in big numbers.
They can include flags, confetti, signs, ribbons, and more patriotic decorations in different forms. They are one of the best patriotic products that you can dropship.
3. Patriotic Socks
A wide lovely niche for men and women. 4th of July socks come in a variety of colors and sizes to choose from.
4. The American Flag
A best-seller every year. The American flag is a must-have in all it’s shapes and sizes.
5. Patriotic Throw Blanket
Patriotic Throw Blankets are also a great seller which also serves as a home decor product and one of the most common products to buy for a patriotic buyer.
Maximize Profits Using The Big Numbers Rule
Now that you have an idea of which products you need on your store to take advantage of Independence Day, it’s time to learn how to convert that into as much profit as possible. This is where the Big Numbers Rule comes into play.
In order to implement the Big Numbers rule and maximize profits, bulk uploading is the best method that we recommend. This way you can upload the maximum amount of products in the least amount of time.
The more in-demand items you list within those niches, the more sale conversions you will have.
The AutoDS Helper Chrome extension will save you countless hours uploading items one by one by easily uploading all of the items that you need in bulk. Just click on the circle on your bottom right after installing the extension. Then click “extract” followed by “export to CSV” and all of the product IDs will be exported into a CSV file.
Now head over to the Uploader section of AutoDS and click “Upload Bulk from CSV”.
Click on the file that you’ve exported in the previous stage and that’s it! Countless hours have been saved.
When To Stop Uploading Independence Day Products?
Like on other holidays and special occasions, the right time to stop selling Independence Day products should be around the time of the holiday. Always make sure to check your supplier’s shipping and handling times in order to avoid late deliveries.
You can also continue selling Independence Day products even a week after the date for all of the late buyers.
We hope you’ve enjoyed this article about Independence Day and how you can leverage it to maximize your profit at the end of the day and month. And in case you didn’t know, we have the AutoDS free e-commerce seller calendar that you can use to find the important holidays and recommendations about what to do at any event.
Don’t forget to use the Big Numbers Rule using bulk uploads to save countless hours of work while you can continue focusing on growing and expanding your dropshipping business. Stay safe and happy Independence Day profits!