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How to Start Your Drop-Shipping Store Through Shopify

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The wait is finally over! Here at Bags of Love, we have been working away behind the scenes to bring you a whole new way to take your arts and crafts to the next level. We’ve launched our Bags of Love Drop-Shipping app. That means that you can put your designs onto our full range of products, and sell them on through a Shopify store.

Better still, we’ve done all we can to make it quick and easy for you. It’s easy to set up so that you can spend more time doing the things you love – creating! Follow these super-simple instructions on how to set up a Bags of Love Drop-Shipping store on Shopify in just 3 simple steps.

How to Set up Bags of Love Drop-Shipping

Step 1: Sign up for Bags of Love drop-shipping

This part is super simple; all you need to do is fill out our Bags of Love drop-shipping account form (which can be found here). If you already have a Bags of Love account that you want to use, make sure that you use this same email address. We will simply upgrade your account. If you don’t already have an account, that’s fine, this process will create one for you.

You’ll receive a confirmation email with a link in it. This should be pretty much immediate so check your junk mail if nothing comes through to your main inbox. (don’t forget to add us as a trusted sender so that you don’t miss anything). This email will give you information as to the next steps, these will differ slightly depending on whether you have an account already or not. Once you’ve clicked the link (and chosen a password if necessary) then you’ve confirmed it. You are officially a Bags of Love drop-shipper.

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Step 2: Link your account to your Shopify

To do this, you’ll need to have a Shopify account. That’s simple to set-up as well and you can do so via this link. Once you’ve created a Shopify account, head to the Shopify App Store, located in the left menu. Search for ‘Contrado’ in the app store and click on the icon or text. Click ‘Add App’.

Once that is done, head to the ‘My Stores’ tab in your account dashboard. Here you will see the options that you just chose, and you can edit them too. Once in this tab, you need to press the ‘Sync’ button at the bottom of the screen. You will only ever have to do this part once. But if you have an existing Bags of Love store, with many products in it already, then it may take some time.

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Step 3: Start creating your products

This is the most fun part of Bags of Love drop-shipping! There are two ways that you can do this. If you selected auto-publish, then your products will be pushed automatically to your Shopify store and be made available to your customers immediately. If you opted not to auto-publish your products then as you create them in your Bags of Love account, they’ll be pushed through to your Shopify admin panel. You’ll then need to head over to Shopify and make it available to purchase from there.

Remember you can toggle auto-publish on and off in both the ‘Drop-Shipping’ tab and the ‘My Stores’ tab of your Bags of Love account.

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Want to Get Started with Bags of Love Drop-Shipping straight away?

We don’t blame you! It’s super-easy to set up and you can take your artsy hobbies and turn them into your own business and start making money doing the things you love. If you want to get on board then simply click on the banner below and fill out our Bags of Love drop-shipping sign up form.

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