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The Complete Guide to Sourcing Products on Alibaba and shipping down to Nigeria| Part 2 – How to Buy Products + The 6 Golden Rules

This is the part 2 of the sourcing products on Alibaba series. In part 1, I ran through the fundamentals of Alibaba. I explained what it is and how to use it. In this part, I will explain how to actually find products from Alibaba. What you will learn in Part 2: The 6 golden unwritten rules of using Alibaba How to use Alibaba.com to search for products How to Speak Chinese. Hey wait! I’m not actually teaching you how to speak Chinese but how to use certain lingo in communicating with Chinese sup...[Read More]

The Complete Guide to Sourcing Products on Alibaba and ship down to Nigeria| Part 1 – The Fundamentals

This is a complete guide to sourcing products on Alibaba, the world most popular e-commerce site and shipping down to Nigeria without any issue. This post is a mini-series, created to give you a very deep understanding of how Alibaba works and how you as an importer can source products directly from the manufacturers in countries like China, Vietnam, Turkey etc. The general belief is, Alibaba is only meant for Chinese suppliers, but this is wrong because Alibaba also cater for suppliers from oth...[Read More]

Buying from Wholesalers in China: 5 Important Things Importers Must Know

Today, we are going to learn 5 important things importers must know when buying goods from wholesalers in China. When doing importation business on a small or medium scale, you relate more with wholesalers than manufacturers. There is one single major reason for this, manufacturers usually require a large Minimum Order Quantity (MOQ) which definitely would be out of reach for small or medium importers. However, there are certain things you must know about buying goods from wholesalers in China. ...[Read More]

Importation Business: Beyond Selling Your Goods on Konga and Jumia in Nigeria

Importation Business I owe you all an apology… Mainly because I have kept you in the dark for so long, but that is about to change now. I have been terribly busy with other phases of my life, so busy to the extent that, even though I check the site almost every day, I have been unable to write a valuable post on the importation business. Nevertheless, all that is about to change. In today’s post, I would tell you what I have been up to, I would also share some awesome information about recent ch...[Read More]

10 Fast Selling Products on Konga You can Easily Import from China

10 Fast Selling Products on Konga Since I stared this blog, I’ve received countless messages through Facebook, WhatsApp, Text Messages, Calls and even on my Blog from people who want to learn how to start and run a successful importation business in Nigeria, but have no idea which product to get started with. Some want to import fashion items, but they don’t know which product in particular, Mobile Phone Accessories, Electronic Gadgets, but are completely lost on the exact product. Each time I r...[Read More]

How To Increase Your Konga and Jumia Sales with Product Bundling

Increase Your Konga and Jumia Sales Konga and Jumia are the two most popular platforms to sell your imported goods quickly in Nigeria. Today, I’ll be talking about a simple yet highly effective tactic increase your Konga and Jumia sales. This is simply known as product bundling. So, what is product bundling? Product sampling is basically taking a product you sell and offering it along with another product (which can either be related or not). Quite easy right? You may however be thinking, ...[Read More]

6 Things Experts Won’t Tell You About Importation Business

About Importation Business I have been in the importation business for a while now, it’s been over five (5) years; give or take. And with the level of my success with this business, I can boldly pronounce myself as an expert, because I have seen all that should be seen in the business, I have seen the good, the bad, the ugly and the depressing part of the business. Reflecting on my early days in the business, I decided to come up with a list of things I wish experts told me about the business be...[Read More]

How to Make Profit from Online Importation in Poor Economy

Online Importation. Online importation business is over… You can’t make money from it as it were back then… As a matter of fact, it’s impossible to invest in it and make your capital back, talk less of making any profit. Maybe it’s time to focus my energy on something else… If the above assumption is your perspective, then am sorry to burst your bubble! You’re wrong! It’s still very much possible to make money from the importation business, as a matter of fact, now is one of the best time to mak...[Read More]

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