5 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying from 1688.com

5 Mistakes To Avoid When Buying From 1688.com

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Want good product from 1688?

Then you’re in the right place.

Because today I’m going to show you how to avoid 5 mistakes you make when you buy from 1688.

The best part?

All of these common mistakes most of buyers from oversea come across

Let’s do this!

1.Choosing Wrong Supplier

You always choose wrong supplier when you buy from 1688.com

Why?

Many suppliers know the rules of the 1688 platform. In other words, according to rules of 1688.com, they can publish their information of product.

But not all information of company was verified by 1688. Business license is truth. Other information you must check by your agent or your friends.

The question is:

How do you choose the right supplier?

Here are two simple tips that are working great for you right now:

First, you can read their information of shop on 1688

And compare the information on their shop and business license.

Let’s see the example as the following:

business license

By comparing the two information in the picture, we found that date of establishment on shop is different from the date of issuance of the business license.

It turns out that this company is at risk

Next, you can send a message to their company

If they don’t explain reason or offer something to prove, they are not good a company.

So, you must remove the company’ name from your list.

2.Choosing products with high price

Generally speaking, the same product will be showed in different shops on 1688.com

Why?

Many factories manufacture one or more types of products, so the products are showed their shop on 1688.com

But there are a large number of trading companies who disguise themselves as manufacturers and release the same products in their own stores with high price.

The question is:

How do you find the same product with the lowest price?

Here is two simple tips that find the same product with the lowest price right now:

1)you can use image search on 1688

Step#1 you have found a product you want to order

Step#2 you can update the picture to the camera icon on 1688

Step#3 you can find many the same products

Step#4 you can choose the product with the lowest price

2)you can use title search on 1688

Step#1 you have found a product you want to buy

Step#2 you can copy and paste the title to search in search box on 1688.com

Step#3 you can find many the same products with different price

Step#4 you can choose the product with the lowest price

So, you add the company’ name in your list.

3.Thinking the price on 1688.com is cheaper than the one on Alibaba.com

The same product are showed in different shop with different price on 1688.com. Many trading companies get the one to sell on alibaba.com.

So, you think the price on 1688.com is cheaper than the one on Alibaba.com

Why?

Many factories have no professional staff to maintain the store at 1688.com ten years ago.

But now some factories open a shop both 1688.com and alibaba.com.

If you are buyers from overseas and want to buy products from these manufacturers, you will get price that is the same as the one on alibaba.com.

The question is:

How do you find the manufacturers who focus on domestic market ?

Here are some simple steps that help you find them right now:

Step#1 you have found a product you want

Step#2 you find some good companies on 1688.com

Step#3 check if there are words about import or export on their business license

If there is words about import or export on their business license, you remove the company’ name from your list.

4.No plan to buy products

No buying plans often pay an expensive cost.

Why?

Many factories do not accept small orders, so you have to buy product from trading companies with high price.

The cost include shipping fee, product fee and service fee and so on.

The question is:

How do you have a plan to buy product from 1688.com ?

Here are some simple steps that help you solve it right now:

Step#1 List a urgent product catalog and quantity.

Step#2 Calculate shipping costs and taxes.

Step#3 Before you buying product from 1688.com, you compare different buying plans

Buying plans often help you save a lot of money.

5.Thinking the most of companies are a manufacturer on 1688.com

More than 90% of companies’ business models are production and processing on 1688.com

Why?

Trading company get more orders to disguise as a factory in various ways

The question is:

How to distinguish factories and trading?

Here are some simple things that help you distinguish factories and trading right now:

#1 Business license

#2 Product Category

#3 Number of employees

#4 Registered capital

#5 Factory area

#6 Certificate

#7 Registered address

Through the above 7 details, you can distinguish factories and trading companies.

Here’s The Next Step…

Now I want to turn it over to you:

Which of the 5 mistakes from today’s article are you came across?

Are you going to start to buy goods from 1688.com?

Avoiding 5 mistakes, you will save a lot of money.

Either way, let me know by leaving a comment below right now.

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