When you’ve outgrown Alibaba, what are the alternatives for sourcing high-quality products from the best manufacturers in China?
This post is by Gary Huang, an expert in sourcing products from China and creator of 80/20 Sourcing.
When you think of sourcing from China, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Hopping on a plane and flying to Guangzhou to find a factory? No, you go on Alibaba!
Alibaba is very popular and accessible, but that doesn’t mean it’s always the best option. Why not? Well, it attracts a lot of middlemen and trading companies, and some of them aren’t upfront about that.
Alibaba is also where your competitors are likely to buy from, so you all might end up selling exactly the same products as them. Perhaps most importantly, some of the best suppliers avoid Alibaba – because they want to find a better class of customer!
So, what are the alternatives to Alibaba? I’ll explore them all here.
Learn from one seller’s mistakes made selecting, sourcing and importing products from China, to sell on the Amazon marketplace.
This post is by the author of the Garlic Press Seller blog, and is written anonymously to protect their business.
I have been an Amazon FBA seller for three years now. I am a big believer in sharing knowledge, and that you can learn everything you need to start selling online from freely available articles.
Based on that perspective I started my web blog and in this post, I want to tell you about my three biggest FBA fails. Hopefully people can learn from my errors and it might even prevent you from making the same mistakes that I made.
Amazon is a very price-sensitive marketplace, so using the right pricing strategies will dramatically increase your ranking and conversions. As a successful Amazon private label seller, I’ve experimented with and analyzed dozens of different product pricing methods to optimize product sales.
In 2018, I was lucky enough to present as part of the AMZ Seller Summit where I talked through some of the most effective pricing strategies for private label vendors – whether you’re using Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) or taking care of logistics yourself.
I’d like to share these Amazon pricing strategies with you to help you maximize your sales and optimize product pricing. You’ll learn about discounts, pricing psychology, sales pricing, changing prices, types of buyers, split testing, and more.
Dig deep into sales data and product information to discover trends and best-selling items with these handy Amazon product finder tools.
Finding products to sell is one of the most important parts of building a successful Amazon business.
This is where Amazon product research comes into play. The process involves looking for a product that’s already performing well to copy, adapt, or improve upon to reap similar – if not better – benefits. The thing is, Amazon’s website is built for shoppers, which means it shows limited information that sellers need to know.
With an Amazon product finder, you can dig deep into sales data to determine which niches are trending, which products get the most monthly sales, and which listings could be improved to boost revenue. Trying to do this manually would be incredibly time-consuming.
Over the past week, we’ve been researching five Amazon product finder tools, and have put together a guide highlighting their key features, how they work, and what product information they can help you uncover.