Monday 20 Nov 2017

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Negotiation Strategies and Cautions on Alibaba.com

Listed prices on Alibaba.com are like sticker prices in a car dealership. They’re negotiable. Most suppliers expect you to negotiate price – and set them in anticipation of this. Using TradeManager chat, it’s easy to toss numbers back and forth. …

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Negotiating with Suppliers on Alibaba.com

After you’ve selected your Alibaba.com supplier, it’s time to negotiate the terms of your deal. Price is obviously one item you should discuss. But it’s just

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Interviewing Suppliers

After you’ve identified a few potential suppliers on Alibaba.com, it’s time to narrow your choices down. You can interview the candidates one-by-one and then make your selection.

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Posting Buying Requests: Responses

Suppliers can respond to your Buying Request post through Alibaba.com e-mail or through TradeManager chat. Gold Suppliers see your request seven days before free members – and

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10 Ways to Avoid Scams on Alibaba.com

Generally, the best way to avoid a scam on Alibaba.com is to be skeptical about everything – and take the necessary precautions. The Alibaba Fraud Report discuss in

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Alibaba.com Gold Supplier Fraud

In 2011, Alibaba.com publically admitted that some of its employees colluded with scammers by selling Gold Supplier memberships to these scammers for the express purpose of defrauding buyers. 

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How Much Fraud Is On Alibaba.com?

Alibaba.com estimates that 0.5% of the transactions on the site are fraudulent, with most fraud cases involving small orders under $1200. That’s one in every 200 transactions. While

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Posting Buying Requests

When you post a “Buying Request” on Alibaba.com, you are inviting suppliers to contact you with offers to manufacture your product. To post a request, find the “Post Buying

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Fake Profiles on Alibaba.com

An Alibaba.com supplier who takes the time and effort to create a thorough Profile Page is probably more trustworthy than one who hasn’t. But a motivated scammer

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Alibaba.com Profile Pages

An Alibaba.com supplier’s Profile Page is like a mini-website that provides information about the supplier. Some suppliers only provide basic information, such as contact information. The

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