Alibaba - How To Succeed At Importing Products

Entrepreneur guide to big profits importing products from overseas using Alibaba
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  • Lectures 28
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English, captions
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Course Description

COURSE UPDATED: November 2016 - Learn the newest secrets to importing Alibaba products now!  100% Satisfaction Guaranteed or Full Refund

Join the original and best-selling Alibaba course.

Alibaba is the biggest online global trade marketplace, and is a goldmine for making money importing products factory direct and reselling. This course will teach you how to safely and effectively import products from overseas using Alibaba so YOU can make 80/90/100% margins on hot-selling products. The content is designed for a beginner with no experience in product manufacturing or importation. I will lay out and explain both the basics and advanced tactics in excruciating detail. This course will teach you how to buy products factory direct so that you can make the most money.

If you are an entrepreneur with a new product idea, or an existing product that you want to save money on manufacturing overseas, then this is the course for you. The world of importation is vast and unforgiving, do not dive in alone! There is TONS of money to be made importing products cheaply from overseas then reselling online or in your store. For a beginner, the process can be daunting and overwhelming. Don't go it alone!

My explanation style is swift but detailed. I will lay out every single minor point that you need to know to take your product from conception to actualization, or from single prototype to a large order arriving at your door.

You will learn about necessary cultural differences. You will receive effective email templates for negotiating politely about quality and price, and learn their ways of doing business to ensure successful transactions. I will teach you how to find the highest quality products at the best prices.

You will learn the red flags to spot for picking reputable and reliable manufacturers, and how to negotiate samples to ensure quality before ordering large amounts. You will become an expert at spotting quality just by looking at their Alibaba listing using a precise checklist.

Overall, you will have a complete understanding of the entire Alibaba importation process from factory search and selection, to negotiations, to OEM packaging if needed, to finally freight and shipping. And along the way, you will get let in on the secret tips and tricks for maximizing success.

Don't stall any longer! Enroll today and start your future as a global trade expert.

What are the requirements?

  • Basic email and web browsing ability

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Hours of narrated screencaps and lectures explaining each and every step and detail
  • Learn how to pick products that resell for BIG margins
  • Know how to import products direct from manufacturers overseas using Alibaba
  • Get manufacturers to use your OEM logos and designs on packaging
  • Communicate and negotiate effectively with manufacturers regarding quality and price
  • Identify reliable factories and know how to avoid scammers
  • Understand the lingo of international trade and importation
  • Understand the methods of shipping and freight for overseas importation

Who is the target audience?

  • This is a comprehensive course meant for anyone interested in importing a product direct from manufacturers. No prior importation, trade or technical experience is required.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

General intro about myself and what this course is about.

Section 2: Getting Started - What is Alibaba and how does it work?

You will learn what Alibaba is, how it works, and how you can profit from it


You will learn the basics of the Alibaba website and how to navigate it


You will learn the necessary key terms for Alibaba, importation, and international trade

Section 3: Sourcing - Finding your manufacturer

How to effectively search Alibaba for manufacturers for your product


How to effectively search Alibaba for manufacturers for your product


How to effectively search Alibaba for manufacturers for your product


How to effectively search Alibaba for manufacturers for your product


Wrap up


I reveal my top 10 list of methods for seeing if a supplier is legitimate

Section 4: Communication - Inquire about quality, pricing, and terms.

How to get quotes and get answers to your questions from manufacturers


What responses look like and how to interpret them


Learn the best ways to respond to quotes and question answers


Learn the basics of Chinese business culture to make sure your communications are politically correct and polite

Section 5: Design Decisions - Finalize the details of the product

Learn the options regarding what characteristics can be customized on your product


Learn 5 cheap ways to create OEM logo designs for your product and packaging


Learn how to get samples with your OEM logo design before making a full order

Section 6: Closing The Deal - Take your final product, price, and specifications and order

Learn to stay organized and gather your final set of information for the order


Learn how to get your order from the factory to your front door


Learn tips on how to finalize your order and do some last-minute price reduction negociations


Learn how to place an actual order on Alibaba in this screen cast

Section 7: Conclusion - Receiving your order and handle future business

Your product is in, now what? Learn how to make sure it is up to par and how to handle the situation if it's not


Learn how to maintain good relationships with your sources by following up on completed orders


A conclusion and summarization of the course

Section 8: Bonuses - Templates and Checklists
BONUS - Email/Messaging Template - Price and MOQ Inquiry
BONUS - Email/Messaging Template - Sample Inquiry
BONUS - Email/Messaging Template - OEM and Packaging Inquiry
BONUS - Email/Messaging Template - Negotiating Down The Price

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Instructor Biography

Larry VanDenHandel, E-Commerce Entrepreneur, Web Developer

Hello, my name is Larry VanDenHandel and I'm an entrepreneur, product designer, and web developer. My specialty is product importation for e-commerce. I started using Alibaba 11 years ago and I have founded numerous startups in niches ranging from furniture to computer games. In my free time I do e-commerce consulting where I help clients to source products and maximize profitability and conversions on their e-commerce platforms.

I try to exceed expectations with my courses by applying a very clear and to the point style, while not glossing over any detail. I myself am a visual learner so I prefer to use many visuals and screen captures to explain each lecture, which I feel is 100% necessary to understanding the material.

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