How to: Buying on Alibaba and NOT getting Scammed

May 18, 2016,   has blogged 29  posts

So I have seen various posts/blogs/forums on this subject and through all of the reading I put together a helper document for myself that highlights some key points on finding suppliers on Alibaba. Note that this would be something I reference once I already have one or more product ideas. For reference purposes, I will …

The Essentials of Buying Safely on Alibaba: Inspection Services

February 17, 2016,   has blogged 29  posts

With Alibaba.com’s Inspection Service, you can order services from professional 3rd-party inspectors and inspection companies directly on at http://inspection.alibaba.com. The inspector will visit the manufacturing and/or port facilities anywhere in China and make reports, including pictures, to certify that the goods being produced and shipped meet quality standards. It can certainly provide a big saving over travelling to China …

The Essentials of Buying Safely on Alibaba: Choosing Reliable Suppliers

February 17, 2016,   has blogged 29  posts

The best way to reduce fraud when trading either online or offline, is for buyers and suppliers to conduct proper due-diligence before entering into any transaction. None of the suppliers on Alibaba.com are guaranteed to be honest, so it is important to conduct proper research before commencing business. Tips on verifying your supplier: 1. Verify …

The Essentials of Buying Safely on Alibaba: What Is Onsite Check?

February 17, 2016,   has blogged 29  posts

Onsite Check is a verification process launched by Alibaba.com to check Gold Suppliers in China (Mainland). To find suppliers which have undergone an Onsite Check simply look for the following icon: The supplier’s company premises has been checked by Alibaba.com’s staff to ensure onsite operations exist there.. A third-party verification company has confirmed the legal …

The Essentials of Buying Safely on Alibaba: Supplier Verification

February 16, 2016,   has blogged 29  posts

So you are looking to source products from China? Before you rush in and buy from Alibaba, it’s vitally important to understand the systems they have in place to verify suppliers, whats involved in those processes, and the differing levels that suppliers can achieve. Alibaba.com’s Supplier Verification Services The verification of sellers on Alibaba.com serves to …

Product Sourcing via Alibaba: What You Need to Know for Success

February 16, 2016,   has blogged 29  posts

Alibaba is now considered to be the Giant behemoth of B2B portals on the web,and we can safely and accurately assume that over 80% of Importers worldwide use Alibaba for their Importing needs. The huge success behind Alibaba’s dominance among B2B portals is their streamlined process of identifying relevant suppliers for your product importing needs, …

Dropshipping with DHgate/AliExpress: The Essential Keys to Success

February 15, 2016,   has blogged 29  posts

In this guest post we are going to discuss the key factors in achieving success in Dropshipping, utilizing China Wholesale platforms such as Alibaba, Aliexpress.com and DHgate.com 1. Make sure you sample the products yourself before you start dropshipping. Next, you need to work out a deal prior to purchasing goods. The wholesale discount for 50 …