Hello, I’m Saba- the founder of Spocket. I’m thrilled to introduce Spocket to ProductHunt!
With our product, we aim to change the approach to entrepreneurship, and help people with their first step in e-commerce!
We’ve spent the last few months toiling to create a platform that allows you to build your online store in under 30 minutes, with order fulfillment entirely taken care of. Did I also mention the 30-60% profit margin on each sale?
Spocket connects reliable and vetted suppliers and entrepreneurs and automates everything in between.
Our prices: Deeply Discounted.
Our Inventory: Auto-updated.
Our Orders: Processed automatically
Our users: Happy.
With this taken care of, online retailers can luxuriously spend time on marketing and strategy, while we handle product sourcing and delivery! I hope to empower entrepreneurs with dreams, and make it possible to start a store with almost zero upfront cost.
Over the months, right before our eyes- Spocket grew from a tiny baby start-up to a platform that hosts about 20k online & offline retailers and their businesses. We recently completed a funding round with $1.5 million raised.
We’re glad to have an audience in you and would love to hear your feedback. Looking forward to further adventures with you onboard the Spocket ship!
As a marker of ceremony, we have extended our free trial upto 14 days! Sign up in the next 48 hours, and enjoy the 14 day trial, and let us know your experience!
Huge congrats @saba_mohebpour . Super excited for the future of Spocket.
Jose Guerreiro Pereira
@saba_mohebpour I'm pretty sure I've been on board with Spocket ever since it was a "tiny baby start-up".
I launched my online store early this year and Spocket was one of the first Apps I downloaded.
You should be proud in knowing that I had no idea you were still in your trial and error phase. The products are great, the profit margins are large and the customer service is top notch.
I look forward to seeing Spocket excel and dominate the e-commerce world.
Jose C. G. Pereira
@jose_c_g_pereira Appreciate it Jose. I'm extremely proud to hear those nice words.
That's our goal as well. We see the ecommerce market as inventory-less in the future and our team is working hard to remove all the inefficiencies from the market, to allow millions of people start selling online without any friction.
@saba_mohebpour Looks great - generous affiliate program as well https://findaffiliateprograms.com/resource/spocket-affiliate-program/
Hello PH 👋🏻
Sumit here, Design Lead at Spocket.
We'll be around throughout the day. Let us know if you have any questions!
Had a great experience with Spocket. Super easy to find products and start your own store.
I've been in ecommerce for many years now Spocket is literally the best dropshipping platform out there bar none!
@zaq_kaan Thanks Zaq! You rock 🙌🏻
@zaq_kaan Thanks for the nice words Zaq. 🙌🏻
Simply easy to use and start with self based store. Amazing opportunity for many put there!
@surana_vinit_ Thanks Vinit! We aim at helping all entrepreneurs!
Benjamin Skipwith Smith
I think this hits on one of the most important trends that has been bubbling up over the last few years for big and small businesses. Holding inventory is risky. The marketplace is changing far too quickly with trends, technology, buyer preference to make big bets on holding inventory. ;) Sounds like a cool idea guys!
Benjamin Skipwith Smith
Btw love the site and branding!
@benjamin_skipwith_smith Thanks for all the nice words Benjamin! You are right, Spocket is removing the risk of holding inventory or buying products upfront. That's our goal.
@benjamin_skipwith_smith Thanks Benjamin, glad you liked the branding :)
Great idea and nice landing page. I'll like the freemium model 👍.
@csaba_kissi Thanks Csaba, We've kept the free plan so it's easy for people to get started without investing anything upfront. Do check it out and let me know your feedback!
I've used this product myself on Shopify and I can tell you it is an absolute godsend! It's extremely easy to use - I downloaded, set it up and was live within 5 minutes!! The products are all high quality, with great images and descriptions. Plus, the branded invoice feature is a complete game changer and something I hadn't seen anywhere until now. Thank you Spocket!!
@pablo_srugo Thank you for the kind words Pablo, comments like these is why we do what we do.
Hope you have a great Spocket experience ahead! 🚀
This is cool - do you provide postback/web hooks for developers so that when a purchase is made, custom routines can be run? Also, a built-in affiliate program for dropshippers would be cool.
Finally, you should have an alternative pricing option that bakes in your fee as a rev-share so that the the product is completely free for dropshippers. You've gone this far - why not reduce *all* the friction?
@niyogi @niyogi Hey Roj, we do not have a way for developers to build custom routines yet, but we are working on something that allows people to sell products anywhere without limiting them to a e-commerce particular platform. Coming soon, along with integrations for other platforms!
Also, we do have an affiliate program for Dropshippers. Our Affiliates get 50% of our subscription for 6 months. Check it out here: https://www.spocket.co/affiliates
Finally, we do not have a revenue share model as of now but our free plan is pretty good for most people to get started with, having all the essentials you'd need. Do give it a try and let me know your thoughts! 🙌🏻
Any place to see an example of a store that is selling your products? My first thought was that this is similar to Printful, e.g. custom fulfillment, but I don't think that's right... right?
@tomjohndesign Sure Tom, Here are a couple stores using Spocket: https://freesoulco.com/ https://tippit.com/
We are similar to Printful in the way that we directly deliver the products to the customers. You won't have to invest in or manage any inventory, we do it all for you.
Where we really shine is the marketplace of thousands of unique and deeply discounted products from vetted suppliers. You can push these products to your store in a few clicks and only focus on the Marketing, while Spocket does the rest.
Do give it a shot and let me know your thoughts! 👨🏻💻
@sumit_designs So these are white-labelled? Is there any way to see all of the products a shop could sell without having a shopify account?
@tomjohndesign Yes, you can entirely customise the product with no reference to the supplier. We even offer branded invoicing so you can build a memorable brand with your customers!
There is no way to check out all the products as of now without having a Shopify account. However, you can sign up for Shopify's 14 day free trial (No payment required) and check out the products.
Let me know how it goes!
Will it always be a Shopify exclusivity ?
@tgerin Hey Thibaud, Spocket won't be exclusive to Shopify. We are working on direct integrations with a couple other major platforms. WooCommerce will be the first one, coming very sooon!
We are also working on something that allows people to sell products anywhere, without limiting them to a particular e-commerce platform. Stay tuned!
@tgerin @sumit_designs Would love integrations with Etsy, or the upcoming Webflow E-Commerce platform as well. Maybe just an easy to use API would be enough for now though.
@tgerin @tomjohndesign Will definitely look into the Webflow E-commerce platform. We are big fans of Webflow (Our site is built on it), @callmevlad is the man! 🙌🏻
No plans for an API anytime soon, but the embedded platform that we are working on should work for most use cases. Coming sooon!
@sumit_designs Thanks for the shout out – would love to work on an integration in the future once our API is ready. Also, that looks like a wonderful Webflow site! ✌️
@sumit_designs WooComerce is what I hoped for ! Great can't wait to try this :)
Any plans for WooCommerce integration?
@bradungar Hi Brad! Great question and the answer is simple, we are launching the Woocommerce integration within the next 14 days.
@saba_mohebpour I don't use Shopify but ran a free trial to test your software and love the software overall but only issue for me personally is looking for name brand items in a niche and not fitting my niche.
@bradungar Brad! Our supplier relation team is working on that. We are partnering with some top brands and you will soon see them. We want to be the only go to place for sourcing products, even brands.
We invested in Spocket after getting to know the product and team. Both are fantastic! The Spocket team and community know a lot about e-commerce and are eager to help people increase their online sales.
We work with Spocket as supplier they have amazing team . We are selling on lot of other platform but the best response we get from Spocket.
@moeez_javed It is a pleasure to have you onboard Moeez.
Will this work at Armenia?
@babken_karapetyan It definitely does. Spocket is an international platform.
@babken_karapetyan Hey Babken, yes it will! Spocket is available worldwide. 🌎
With Spocket it’s entirely up to you which products you sell, their country of origin as well as where you target your customers, so the location you’re in does not matter. Do give it a shot and let me know how it goes!
Great for new entrepreneurs looking to grow their online store.
@luis_aquino that's what we're going for! An easy way for entrepreneurs to kick-start their business- we're glad it's helping you!
Ishmeet Singh Kohli
Truely a mind boggling idea, I can see this idea changing the landscape for online product sale and marketing, giving small scale sellers a chance to experience infrastructure similar to online shopping giants. Good luck team 👍🏻
While the product is clearly super well done, this trend of setting up clone shops with no code scares me a bit. There's no central authority you can go back to when you have an issue, the uniqueness of a good brand is loss, and I have some harsh feelings on dropshipping being a "business" in of it's own. There's a pretty great podcast on this subject by Reply All actually: https://www.gimletmedia.com/reply-all/117-the-worlds-most-expensive-free-watch