Zero Up - The COMPLETE Review
Module 1 - Store Creation
Everything you need to know about the Fred Lam's Zero Up Course is contained here. In-depth, unbiased and a video by video overview of the entire course.
If you're looking for a comprehensive insight into Zero Up, then this is it!
Module 1 - STORE CREATION
Video 01 - Niche Selection
Fred then walks you through the process of Choosing the RIGHT Niche. He gives some valuable insights here and is well worth taking to heart.
Fred also discusses places where you can find niche ideas, if you are unsure or need some inspiration.
Video 02 - Business Creation
- Operating legally
- Accepting credit card transactions
- Filing proper taxes
- Structuring your business for future expansion.
- Individual/sole proprietorship,
- Corporation, and a
Video 03 - Purchasing Domain
Video 04 - Branding Your Store
- Creating a meaningful Logo
- The importance of Brand Value
- Understanding your color schemes
- Understanding your brand's promise
Fred then suggests a site where you can buy a ready-made logo, or you can outsource the logo design and find a designer on Fiverr.
Another alternative that Fred discusses, is getting a professional designer (if money is no issue). He suggests another site for this where prices start at $299.
Video 05 - Creating Your Shopify Store
- Shopify is,
- the pros and cons of Shopify,
- Which package to choose,
- and how to create your account.
Video 06 - Site Wizard
Video 07 - Using Another Shopify Theme
- The most important elements to consider when choosing a theme (there are 5 of them)
- How to change your theme
- How to edit any themes you've chosen
Fred shows you how to change your theme if needed and even suggests other sites where you can buy Shopify themes that offer more features.
Video 08 - Setting Up Payments - CORRECT
Video 09 - Setting Up Shipping Table
Video 10 - Porting Domain
It's quite a process to set up, but not impossible if you follow Fred's step by step instructions.
If you're not comfortable setting it up this way, I suggest you get the domain from Shopify itself - it's a little bit more expensive BUT comes with a lot less hassle...
Video 11 - Setting Up Email Addresses
Video 12 - Final Steps
- Selecting the correct checkout settings
- Configuring how your store is listed on search engines
- Installation of Google Analytics
Selecting the "correct" settings according Fred, is pretty straight forward and will be easy enough, even for beginners. - It's just a matter of ticking the correct boxes.
Module 01 - My Key Takeaways
It is clear from the start that this course is aimed at the complete beginner. Fred does a great job of introducing dropshipping novices to the business model and explains all the relevant information in a clear, informative and easy to understand format.
Highlight of the module: Fred showing you how to get a free email service provider.
Content: 7/10 Fred does a great job of introducing novices to dropshipping. The content however, is very basic for module 1.
OVERALL IMPRESSION OF MODULE 01