...I received a severance package so we're not starving....yet. I want to start an online retail sales business that focuses on the "backyard living & entertainment space." Starting out I plan to use a drop shipper to save on start up costs and to make sure I can make a go of it before investing a ton of money in inventory. I have been researching this for a little over a month and the 2 biggest questions I have not been able to answer for myself are: 1. What host should I go with? Understanding that I would gladly pay more for a good one but don't want to spend so much that I could rent a dedicated server. Basically costs in this area wouldn't be my first concern. ( I am leaning towards 'VodaHost" unless someone believes this would be a HUGE mistake.) Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. 2. Which drop shipper? Of course I am wanting all the things anyone would want. Best profit margins, most reliable etc. In this I have been looking at "WorldWideBrands" or maybe "Salehoo." I'd consider any other that someone here has had good success with. Once again any suggestions would help. I doubt I have any knowledge that would help anyone since I am just starting out. But if I can help with my limited knowledge I most certainly will. Thank-you all for allowing me to be a member of your community and if you have any questions please ask. It's not like I have to get up early in the morning to go to work.