How to use the Minea Ad spy effectively for dropshipping

A few years ago, product research was one of the most daunting tasks for e-tailers. These professionals had to manually spy on social networks in search of the best products emerging or operating in other skies. 

It's a time-consuming task, and one that often fails to produce convincing results. Ad spy tools have come onto the market to fill this need. In this article, we'll be talking about the Minea product search tool.
We'll take a step-by-step look at all the tool's features and, above all, how you can use it to find your winning dropshipping products. 

Getting started with Adspy Minea

General information on Adspy Minea

Minea is a product search tool that first appeared on the market two years ago, with the ultimate aim of helping e-tailers and dropshippers find their winning products with ease. 

Unlike other tools already on the market, Minea stands out for the many additional features it offers that are not available from its competitors. Minea is also a versatile platform. This means that the tool spies on several social networks. 

Features and benefits of Minea for dropshipping

Minea, as an all-in-one tool, offers a multitude of features that make product research easier for e-tailers and dropshippers. Thanks to its ability to spy on various social networks such as Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and Pinterest, users have a competitive edge in spotting new trends.

The advantage of spying on these social networks is that you're on the lookout for all the latest news, and can take advantage of new trends before the product is saturated on the market. 

All this at an unbeatable price.

Configuration and first steps for dropshippers

To start using Minea, you first need to create an account. To do this, go to the application's official website and then to Access Minea .

You can either start directly with the free plan, or choose the paid option that suits you best. If you opt for the free plan, simply validate your account by confirming your email address.
Once you've done this, you'll have access to the application and can start using it. 

If you'd prefer to go straight to a pay-as-you-go plan, you'll need to select a plan to suit your needs.  

Choosing a tariff option on Minea

Minea offers 3 types of packages. 

The basic dropshipping package, which costs €49 per month and allows you to view spied ads on Facebook and Instagram. With this basic version, you'll be entitled to 10,000 monthly credits that you can use to research products for your dropshipping site. The drawback here is that you won't be able to access either TikTok Ads spy or Pinterest Ads spy. This means you won't be able to explore these social networks to find winning dropshipping products. 

Taking it to the next level: Premium subscription and Business Plan

In fact, if you want to go further and benefit from all the features of Minea's Adspy tool, you'll have to opt for the Premium subscription, which costs €99 per month and entitles you to 100,000 monthly credits. You'll have access to all the tool's features, including influence marketing analysis tools and spying on competitors' stores. 

The final plan offered by Minea is the Business Plan option. This plan is exclusively reserved for dropshippers who already have experience on the market and wish to increase their results by having access to the cream of the crop of winning products available on the market. 

In fact, with the Business Plan, you won't need to test products anymore, as the tool provides you with exactly the winning products that are already working on the market. All you have to do is pick them up and use them in your store. The Minea Business Plan costs $399 per month. 

If you're new to dropshipping and have just discovered the world of dropshipping, we recommend you start first with the basic plan, which costs $49. It's ideal for getting to know Minea and seeing how the winning product finder works. You are also free to start with the free trial for your first contact with the Adspy tool. 

Once you've found your winning product and made some numbers, you can upgrade to Minea's Premium plan. After payment, you'll receive an e-mail with your account details. All you have to do is log in to start searching for your winning product. 

Minea features for dropshipping

The Minea application is subdivided into 5 main sections. Each part is dedicated to a specific function. Here, we'll look in detail at the use of these different functions. 

Dashboard

Minea's dashboard is where the team passes on the most important information to users of this adspy. On the dashboard, you'll also find an automatic selection of the top 10 winning products of the day. 

This selection is made according to several criteria, such as the ad's social commitment. So you can quickly find your winning product from these lists of the top 10 products of the day.
On this dashboard, you'll also find the products you saved during your product search. 

Adspy

In this tab, you'll find Minea's product search tools. You'll mainly find the Facebook, Pinterest and TikTok product search tools. These tools represent the databases you'll be exploring for your product search. 

In the rest of this article, we'll look at how you can use these tools to find winning products. 

Store

Minea also features an online store spy tool. This is an additional tool that lets you confirm or deny a product's performance. For example, if you notice that the same product is being sold by several stores, this simply means that the product is working. 

You can also use this adspy tool to spy on your competitors' stores. If you recognize that a store is selling the same product as you, you can simply copy the store's link and paste it into the spy tool. This will provide you with all the important information about the store's performance. You can then use this information to optimize your store. 

Business Plan

Minea's Business Plan tool is designed for dropshippers seeking direct access to trends in winning products as soon as they hit the market.

The idea behind this adspy tool is to save you from wasting money testing products that have very little market potential. Rather, the idea here is to give you direct access to product trends as soon as they hit the market. 

Influence marketing

Product placements are now one of the most widely used methods of promoting products on social networks. Minea is equipped with a tool that allows you to spy on product placements in social network ads. 

This feature will keep you on the lookout for product placements made by your competitors. All you have to do is spy on the various influencers to get the data you need. 

In the next chapter, we'll look at how you can use all these tools to find winning products.

Use Minea to analyze winning dropshipping ads

To find winning products on Minea, it's essential to know how to identify a winning product for your dropshipping ad. Your product search on Minea should be based on your expectations and the market you're targeting.
Read this article to find out more about the characteristics of a winning dropshipping product. 

The search for dropshipping products should be based on your expectations. If, for example, you want to promote your winning products on Facebook, you can already try to find products that already work on Facebook. 

On the Minea app, choose the social network you'd like to spy on for your dropshipping store. You'll be redirected to Minea's ad library. There, you can use the available filters to filter according to your dropshipping needs. 

Filter information provided by Minea

Here is a non-exhaustive list of filters available on Minea for your dropshipping ad search:

  • Keyword;
  • Domain name;
  • Date posted, date seen;
  • Country;
  • Language ;
  • Number of Likes, Shares, Comments;
  • Type of e-commerce platform;
  • Number of downloads
  • Number of views.

You can clearly see that these filters will allow you to optimize your search results for winning dropshipping products. For example, you can filter to see only ads that are within the last 30 days, or filter to see only ads that point to a dropshipping store on Shopify. 

Here is an example of ad filters you can apply to find winning products on Minea for your brand: 

  • Viewing date: last 30 days
  • Number of likes: +700 Likes
  • First view: the last 30 days
  • Date last seen: last 30 days
  • Creation date: last 30 days
  • CTA: Shop Now, Buy Now, 
  • Format: Video 
  • E-commerce platform: Shopify, WordPress

You can also use Minea's quick search function. By clicking on one of the options: Winners of the week, Winners of the month, Cash machine of the season... filter parameters are automatically applied. This further reduces your search time on this Adspy tool and will enable you to find your winning products for your dropshipping store more quickly. 

Analyze available information by product

To help you choose your winning product, Minea provides you with data on the performance of an ad throughout the time it's online. Based on the information available, you can analyze the product's curve to see if it's still worth taking the plunge. 

For each ad you find in the Minea library, you can have information such as : 

  • Duration of online ad ;
  • Social engagement of the ad (Views, Likes, Shares, Downloads, Shares...) ;
  • Other ads in the same store ;
  • Full store analysis;
  • Target audience ; 
  • The link to the store. 

Before making your selection of potential winning products to test for your future brand, don't hesitate to compare information between several products in order to choose those with the most potential on the dropshipping market.

Evaluate the competition and other stores: understand what works for them

Whether in dropshipping or any other online sales business, the best way to succeed is to see what your competitors are already doing. You shouldn't just see them as competitors in dropshipping, but also as sources of information you can use to develop your business. 

Minea's developers have also thought of this, and have created a tool for spying on competitors' stores. It's an ad spy tool in which you'll find all the best e-commerce or dropshipping stores of the moment. 

As with previous adspy tools, you can use the available filters to optimize the results according to the needs of your dropshipping business. For example, you can filter by : 

  • Domain name
  • Store host
  • Store motto
  • The category
  • Engagement score
  • Growth commitment
  • Estimated sales over the last 30 days
  • Facebook Ads in progress
  • Current TikTok ads
  • Current Pinterest promotions
  • Influencer Promotions 

All this information will enable you to identify the best dropshipping stores on the market. The advantage of having this information is that you'll have an idea of the best strategies being used by your competitors, so you can apply them to your dropshipping business. 

It's not a question of copying everything the competition does, but of trying to identify what works, so as to have a better approach to the market. 

Trace the origin of products with minea

As soon as you identify a potential product or an emerging competitor on the market, the next crucial step is to determine the origin of these products. Minea proves an invaluable asset in this search, offering effective methods for spying on stores and locating products on various marketplace platforms.

Directly on Marketplaces

AliExpress: It's common for many dropshippers to source from here. With Minea, you can not only identify a specific product, but also search for similar or complementary products in the same niche.

Other platforms: If a product doesn't come from AliExpress, Minea can still identify equivalents on other marketplace platforms.

The Importance of the Niche:

When looking for origins, don't limit yourself to a specific product. Think strategically and look for other products in the same niche. This enriches your offer content and broadens your product range, in line with optimization strategies.

The adspy Minea tool does more than just identify you. It adds inestimable value by guiding you towards effective sourcing strategies. By understanding a product's provenance and integrating it into your marketing content, you put your business in a prime position for success.

The key is to combine Minea's insights with your own intuition and expertise. So, the next time you spot an interesting product, use Minea to decipher where it comes from, adapt your strategies accordingly and turn this knowledge into lucrative opportunities for your store.

Detecting Winning Products via Influencers with Minea

The influence of dropshipping on the online market is undeniable, and with the rise of social media, product placements by influencers have become an essential strategy for brands. But how can you spot the real winners in these placements? Minea is here to help.

If a popular influencer on Instagram, for example, shows off a unique handbag in one of his publications, he could quickly become a sensation. Yet behind this publicity, a brand could have spent thousands of euros with no guarantee of profitability. After all, a high number of followers doesn't necessarily mean a high conversion rate.

Minea's solution

Investment monitoring

Minea, recognized as one of the most comprehensive Adspy tools, offers you the ability to observe these product placements by influencers, revealing which products are truly profitable.

Trend spotting

Imagine seeing a fashion influencer extolling the virtues of a pair of shoes, and thanks to Minea, discovering that this same model is a top-selling product in several dropshipping boutiques. A clear indicator of its winning potential.

Informed Investment

Instead of playing roulette with your marketing budgets, Minea lets you spot which influencers have solid conversion rates, ensuring that every euro spent has the potential to yield much more.

Conclusion

The Minea tool is a must-have solution for anyone involved in dropshipping. Its variety of features gives you a competitive edge, enabling you not only to spot winning products, but also to understand and analyze the market with unrivalled precision.

It's not just a question of finding the right product, it's also a global strategy: knowing your market, anticipating competitors' moves and reacting accordingly. Minea is your ally in turning challenges into opportunities.

If you're serious about your dropshipping success and want to stay one step ahead of your competitors, don't miss this opportunity. We invite you to test Minea free of charge and discover for yourself the impact it could have on your business.

FAQ

How is Minea's Adspy tool organized?

Minea's Adspy tool is structured to enable fluid navigation between different ads and categories. It offers advanced filters for targeting specific niches and viewing ad performance.

How to use Adspy to find a winning product?

To unearth a winning product with Minea Adspy, start by analyzing the most popular and best-performing ads in your niche. Study their engagement rates, comments and trends to identify market opportunities.

Why dropshipping on TikTok?

TikTok is a fast-growing platform with an engaged audience. Dropshipping on TikTok gives you access to a younger customer base, the ability to exploit viral trends and better organic reach than other platforms.

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