Free dropshipping courses are a great way to learn dropshipping, for… free! No need to buy an expensive dropshipping course in 2021. I will give you 17 awesome options below that will give you a lot of information about dropshipping for free. This way, you can spend your money on your dropshipping business instead of learning how to start dropshipping.
Are dropshipping courses worth the money in 2021?
Let me start off by saying that most paid dropshipping courses out there are expensive, like $500+.
Now, let me ask you this question: would you rather spend your hard-earned money to improve and grow your dropshipping business, or do you want to learn dropshipping for that same amount of money?
You will learn below that there are so many ways to learn dropshipping for free.
This way you can keep your hard-earned money and spend it to start and grow your dropshipping store!
That’s awesome, right?
If you want to learn more about these “gurus” and why they are selling courses, I suggest reading my other article below:
The 17 best free dropshipping courses of 2021
So, are you ready to save some money?
Below you will find 17 awesome free dropshipping courses. There will be a lot of different options like YouTube, Ebooks, and the free courses platform from Shopify called Shopify Compass.
I hope this way I can open your eyes so you can see that there are a lot of options to learn dropshipping for free!
Shopify Compass (Previously Shopify Academy)
This awesome course from Shopify, made by Corey Ferreira, contains 23 lessons. It covers a lot, like finding your niche and getting your first sale.
Do you know what is even more awesome about Shopify Compass?
The dropshipping course is not the only free course they have! Some examples are:
Plus, keep in mind that Shopify Compass is free, so you can learn from them even if you currently don’t have a store on the Shopify platform.
And you can click here if you want to see the rest of the free courses on Shopify Compass!
Do Dropshipping free Shopify dropshipping course
Alright, this might be a little self-promotion here, but I wouldn’t do it if I didn’t think it would be valuable for you!
If you want to learn dropshipping for free, then my complete Shopify dropshipping guide will help you with that!
Quick warning, it’s a huge article! But it contains everything you need to know to create your own Shopify dropshipping store in 2021.
It contains 20 easy-to-follow steps and almost 6000 words. How awesome is that?
If you’re interested in checking it out and learning more about Shopify dropshipping, I suggest clicking on the link below.
Yes, this is not a free dropshipping course, but for most dropshipping store owners, Facebook is one of their most important advertisement platforms.
That’s why I think it’s great to learn it from the best. You can learn a lot about Facebook & Instagram for free here.
You can become a Facebook Ad expert with these free courses from Facebook!
I mean, who knows Facebook better than Facebook themselves, right? You can even take an exam to become a Facebook certified professional.
This might be hard if you’re just beginning, but it’s still awesome that it’s possible, and maybe you can set passing a Facebook exam as a goal for your future!
It’s always great to have goals in your life.
7 awesome free YouTube dropshipping courses
Some great information about dropshipping is on YouTube for free.
Just be careful with most of those so-called “gurus.” Like I said before, their only goal is to sell you something (like a course).
I suggest watching these videos below, but if you don’t like what you see or you already know it, just skip a bit.
Don’t forget to take everything from these “gurus” with a grain of salt, and only apply what you like.
Don’t think like, “Oh, but he made millions with that super-secret tactic – I need to do exactly that, and I will be rich tomorrow!”
No, you will not.
It takes time and hard work before you succeed; I’m sorry if that crushed your dreams, but you need to treat your dropshipping store like a real business in order to succeed!
Below you will find some awesome free dropshipping courses that will certainly show you most of the basics of dropshipping.
The best thing about it?
You will learn dropshipping for free!
Free Shopify dropshipping course by Kamil Satter
This is a 5-hour YouTube video that takes you through everything that you need to know as a dropshipping beginner. It’s created by Kamil Satter.
He also put timestamps in the description in case you already know a bit about dropshipping!
Free dropshipping course by Verum Ecom
The next free course is a video by Verum Ecom that covers exactly how his store MosquitoTrapX did over 500k in just two months with dropshipping.
Masterclass Shopify dropshipping by Dave Ying
This is a free dropshipping course from a guy named Dave Ying.
Do you know what the great thing about this video is?
It’s almost eight hours long!
It includes a lot of information regarding dropshipping. If you already know a bit about dropshipping, I suggest checking out his video description. He has put the timestamps there.
Free Shopify dropshipping course by Ivy Zhu
This free course is made by a guy named Ivy Zhu.
You will see his journey from $0 to $580,040 in eight months. He will show you the ups and downs he experienced.
Free Shopify dropshipping course by Arie Scherson
This is a beginner-friendly tutorial made by a guy named Arie Scherson.
This is one of these typical “gurus.” He sells his course a lot in his videos. The same goes for this free course he made.
I hope you can see that after you have viewed this video, you can learn a lot about dropshipping for free.
But still, he has some great information for dropshipping beginners within this video.
Creating video ads for your dropshipping store
Ads are the most important thing for your dropshipping store. Most stores won’t survive without them. Except, if you’re focusing on free traffic.
That’s why I thought I would include two awesome videos that will show you the basics of creating video ads for your dropshipping store.
Free course creating Facebook video ads by Rick Hayes
This video is made by a guy named Rick Hayes.
He shows you how to create high-converting Facebook video ads using Camtasia Studio.
How to make dropshipping video ads that sell by Tristan Broughton
This is not really a course, but it’s still a great video to learn how to create video ads for your dropshipping store for free.
Free Udemy dropshipping courses
Another great place to find (free) dropshipping courses is Udemy.
You can search for dropshipping (or anything else you want to learn, like marketing) and sort the price on Free!
Personally, I think the paid courses are better on Udemy than the free courses, but this article is about free dropshipping courses!
But still, the paid ones are mostly between $10 and $15!
You will also see that there are more paid dropshipping courses on Udemy than free courses.
Free Udemy dropshipping courses examples
Here are two free examples that I found on Udemy about dropshipping:
- Dropshipping with Aliexpress: Build and Launch your Store
- How To Start Dropshipping With Shopify & Aliexpress
Free dropshipping courses: Ebooks
Ebooks are another great way to learn dropshipping for free.
Yes, they might not be the video courses that you expect, but they contain a lot of awesome (and free) information about dropshipping and other related topics.
Oberlo (the order processing Shopify app for dropshipping) has a lot of these Ebooks.
Free Oberlo Ebooks examples
Below you will find a list of a few of Oberlo’s Ebooks that I suggest that you read. You will surely learn a lot from them:
- 21 Days to Your First Dropshipping Sale
- Dropshipping 101: Ecommerce Without Inventory
- 50 Ways to Get Sales With Dropshipping
Free dropshipping courses: Blogs
There is a lot of free information about dropshipping available on the internet.
You saw that with the other things on this list, like Ebooks and YouTube.
Another great place to learn new things about dropshipping (or anything else you want to learn) are blogs.
Take as an example my blog called Do Dropshipping.
It will contain (I’m still working on it, but I published a lot of articles already) all the information you need to start a dropshipping store in 2021!
Even better, all the information is free for you.
And there are many more blogs and websites out there where you can learn dropshipping and ecommerce for free! Just take a look at the article I’ve linked below:
Free courses: Google Digital Garage
You probably know this tool already: Google Analytics. It’s a great free tool to keep track of your visitors. You can do so much with this tool.
Google has a great free course where you can learn everything about Google Analytics.
You can even take an exam (just like with the courses from Facebook) to get certificated!
Another great place from Google to learn new things is the Google Digital Garage. They explain best themselves:
Gain the skills you need, whether you’re growing your business, starting a career, or just want to try something new.Google Digital Garage
You can learn a lot about different subjects. For example, marketing, promoting your business and even some basic coding.
That’s awesome, right?
Bonus: The 16 best free ecommerce courses
If you’re currently thinking, “Awesome, I know how the dropshipping business model works now, but what about all the other skills I need?”
Then you’re in luck!
I collected the 16 best free ecommerce courses where you can learn tons of skills for your dropshipping store. Like learning more about design, marketing, and much more.
If you’re interested in learning more skills for free, I definitely suggest you read it:
Getting started with dropshipping in 2021
So, are you ready to get started with dropshipping? Or maybe you have already started, but you’re looking to get some inspiration?
If so, I suggest reading this complete Shopify dropshipping guide.
It’s a huge article, but it contains everything that you need to know to create your own Shopify dropshipping store in 2021. It’s like a dropshipping course, but for free!
Reading this article will help you to get started and stay motivated while beginning and continuing your dropshipping journey.
Just don’t forget that success takes time. Keep improving each and every day!
Here are the articles I suggest you read next:
- 18 Best Free Dropshipping Sites To Grow Your Store
- 23 Most Successful Shopify Dropshipping Store Examples
- Dropshipping Startup Checklist: 10 Things to Do Before Starting
- 8 Amazing Ways to Get Free Traffic to Your Dropshipping Store in 2021
So, there you have it! 17 awesome free courses that will help you start or grow your dropshipping business.
I hope you now see that there is a lot of information about dropshipping, and running a business in general, available on the internet for free.
No need to spend your hard-earned money on a course from some “internet guru.”
If you were thinking about buying a dropshipping course before, then I hope I have changed your mind with this article, and if not, don’t forget to read this other article about dropshipping “gurus” as well.
If you have any other free dropshipping courses for this list, or if you have any questions regarding dropshipping, then let me know by commenting below or contacting me directly by pressing the “Contact Us” button at the top!