November 18, 2023

Do you want to start drop shipping, but you’re having information overload on so many things you need to learn? Don’t fret, AC Hampton’s made it easy for you. He promises a simple, “no confusion”, drop-shipping system that won’t get you overwhelmed. All you need is a laptop, a Wi-Fi connection, and your credit card. 

Supreme Ecom Blueprint 3.0 is a complete course for learning how to set up a Shopify store from scratch. AC’s dropshipping strategy uses Facebook as the primary traffic source. This program is designed for beginners who want to understand the dropshipping biz and intermediate drop shippers who want to grow their stores. Advance-level drop shippers who need mentorship to overcome challenges are also encouraged to join. The lite version, Crash Course 3.0, costs $159.99. The full version of the course, Supreme Ecom Blueprint 3.0, costs $597. AC also offers programs like the Webinar Supreme, which costs $597, and the Supreme University Course, which costs $59.99. Supreme Ecom Blueprint 3.0 has 8 modules and 30 training videos. Templates in PDF format are also included. Students will learn 

  • product research strategies using SEO and keywords 
  • build converting web designs with two coded themes and automated Paypal tracking 
  • access to private suppliers 
  • exclusive discounts on viral ads production. 

Alexander “AC” Hampton is an 8-figure entrepreneur, dropshipping mentor, and the founder of Supreme Ecom. Some call him the King of Dropshipping. He finished a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Engineering at the University of Missouri. After college, he worked as a marketing manager for Propane Resources and as a car sales agent at Toyota, Kansas City. The dream of becoming an online millionaire started when he saw his roommate was making money from home with just a laptop. He learned how to dropship in 2017. After failing a few times, he finally found his first winning product, which grossed $220K in a few months. 

Supreme Ecom Blueprint 3.0 and Dropping Using Facebook as a Traffic Source

Supreme Ecom Blueprint is quite a popular dropshipping course. AC Hampton has an impressive social media presence. His YouTube alone has over 362K subscribers and his videos have been viewed over 14 million times. What I like about this course is it’s constantly updated. It’s already on its third upgrade since it was launched in 2018. The latest update is in 2023. There are already lots of topics covered for its $597 price point. Aside from the basics of drop shipping, you’ll also learn how to run a Facebook page, use ads manager, do audience testing, and funnel re-targeting. AC also covers SMSBump. It’s an automated text marketing application for Shopify stores. Every month, he uploads a new episode on his channel that shows 10 new profitable products for the month. Students in the comments say it helps them update their product listings on their Shopify stores. 

Despite having a fair reputation, there are still many speculations about AC being a scammer. Technically, he’s legit. But I also found Reddit comments that call him a fraud, which makes me more skeptical about him. A Reddit thread from 2 years ago posted by a student said that AC uses his successful students to mentor the program. And they aren’t even that knowledgeable about drop shipping yet. He has this get-rich-quick vibe like many gurus, flashing his money on social media. Many speculate that he’s had some success in drop shipping and then abruptly created a course to make money from sign-up fees. He claims to have over 2,000 students as of writing. 

This course focuses on using Facebook as the main traffic source. It’s not bad though because Facebook is still the biggest social media platform. 3.7 million businesses are running their ads here, Statista). A separate survey also found that 89% of social media marketers are using Facebook to advertise. It’s the biggest social media platform, with over 3.03 billion monthly active users. However, running ads here is also very expensive. Cost per click (CPC) is $0.26 to $0.30, based on 2023 data by WebFX. To get thousand traffic to your store, you need to spend around $300. New drop shippers will easily spend beyond their budget on ads out of desperation to make their online biz work. An anonymous Reddit commenter who claims to be AC’s student said he lost $3,000. Another commenter confirmed this accusation and said he also lost $2,000. 

Overall, Supreme Ecom Blueprint 3.0 is a good enough beginner course for anyone who wants to start Shopify dropshipping. After all, it's just a fraction of the price of other courses. Can it make you a 7-figure entrepreneur like AC Hampton? It probably can, but you need to invest big in advertising costs. Advertising on Facebook is tricky for the inexperienced. There’s always the risk of advertising to the wrong audience, which leads to poor engagement and poor results. This could be a decent course if you want to re-learn Shopify drop shipping. But, if the goal is to make a stable online income, best to explore other business models. 

About the Author Pamela Salvana

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