the Desk of: Roy Fielding
Let’s face it
– at some point in time, you have pondered on having your own
business and becoming your own boss.
That business most likely is
selling goods, and with companies like eBay, Amazon, and Shopify
offering ways and services on how to easily sell stuff online, you
won’t even need a physical store to sell goods. You can do
business right from the comfort of your own home, at the click of a
mouse and a few keystrokes.
Sounds really nice, right?
The problem is, you
don’t know where you can get a supply of the stuff that
you’re going to sell. Or if you do, most likely the
supplier’s prices isn’t low enough that you can
make a good profit from it once you sell it.
So why go ahead and be an
online entrepreneur when you won’t be able to get big profits
from sales? That is if you even manage to get a steady supply of goods
to sell to begin with?
Then there’s Alibaba.
I guess you’ve heard about this site already.
If not, then let me tell you
– there is a lot of stuff being sold at incredibly low prices
at Alibaba, and there are a lot of sellers to choose from.
Now you have a solution to your
earlier dilemmas. With Alibaba, it’s possible to have a
steady stream of goods at low prices.
Before you get all excited and
go to Alibaba’s website, let me tell you that most of the
products from Alibaba are from China, and most of the sellers are
I guess the question in your
mind now is – where do you start with Alibaba?
How does one deal with Asian
suppliers? How about the language barrier?
Sounds like there’s a
lot of hard work to be done and you’re not even sure if
you’ll be successful in the end...
If only there’s a way
or something to guide you on successfully using Alibaba and dealing
with Asian suppliers.
Luckily for you, the answer is