Mobile devices have revolutionized the way businesses operate. Like various other selling and buying platforms, Alibaba has also launched its mobile application. It is super easy to use and allows you to access all website features on your mobile.
As you know, the alibaba app is used by both buyers and sellers. Although the application is self-explanatory and easy to use, there are still some things you should know. Today we will discuss how you can use the Alibaba application for buying and selling.
How To Use Alibaba Application as A Buyer?
- Begin by downloading the application from Google Play Store or App Store. Now you have to log in with your account details. You’ll need to register if you are using the application for the first time.
- To register, select your country and input the required information. Click Next, and you will receive a verification email on the email id you entered above. After verification, let the application open. Enter your keywords in the search bar and press Enter. Now the products will appear. Click the Refine button in the top right corner to refine the available search results. You can filter products according to price and other categories. Click on the product you want to order. If you wish to contact the supplier, you can use the contact buttons to do so (chat now, send inquiry or call now). Once you have selected the product and spoken with the supplier, click Start Order to place your order.
- To finish the ordering process, you must enter the quantity, shipping address, and payment method on the order page. You also have to choose a shipping plan. Select the one that fits you and click Pay Now.
- You can track your order by switching to the My Alibaba and clicking the Manage Order option.
How To Use Alibaba Application as A Supplier?
You can buy products from Alibaba and sell them on other platforms like Amazon, eBay, or other media. Let’s dive quickly into how you can upload products on Alibaba.
- Begin by logging in. Now click on the My Alibaba icon and go to the Products option. Select the option Display a New Product.
- Select a category for your new product by entering the name of your product in the search bar and clicking search. You will see all the relevant products after a moment.
- Double-click on the product to select it. On the Basic Information page, you must fill in all the required information like Trade, Logistics, Product Detail information, etc.
- On the right side is a completeness monitor, which shows the completeness of the filled information. Note that you need 100% completion to get the highest listing. After filling in all the details, click on Submit. Your product will be listed after a 24-hour reviewing process.
- Suppose you want to edit your product information. You can go to the Products in My Alibaba and click on All Products. There you will find all the listed products. Use the search bar to find your product and click the Edit button to edit its details.
Alibaba is the best place to find products and suppliers from all over the world. Initially, it was accessible through its web application only; however, later, due to the widespread use of mobile devices, there came the mobile version.
Both sellers and buyers use Alibaba mobile application. The above guides explain how to use it to buy and upload products. Note that there are millions of suppliers on Alibaba. Therefore, you must take your time and search for the ones who provide the best quality.