How to import from China - The beginners guide
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Import instantly trough Alibaba & build your Amazon empire. Make money on Amazon /FBA by importing from China!
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2,143 students enrolled
Created by Manuel Becvar
Last updated 10/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 16 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
import any product from China successfully
make large profits with small investment
have your goods from China imported to your FBA or Ebay store
buy goods for your online shop or physical shop at amazing profit levels
implement 5 figure secrets
Avoid costly mistakes and learn to source with confidence.
Take sourcing to the next level and discover how to save time with efficient data management.
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Requirements
  • for some bonus documents you will need Microsoft Office
  • All you need is an Internet connection & a laptop/computer.
  • Have the right mindset for entrepreneurial adventures!
  • other than that no software requirements or previous experience in importing needed
Description

This course is the beginners guide to importing from China from the comfort of your home!! All you need is an Internet connection & a laptop/computer.

For more than 10 years I worked with the biggest retailers in the world on developing, sourcing and finding new products for them. I got to know all the standards and product requirements there are and additionally gained a lot of experience and insight working with factories in China.

Not just that. I learned a lot about China, its culture & manufacturing. Where & how to find the best suppliers, how to negotiate and communicate with them, how to arrange business travel for my Customers, behind the curtain tips & tricks that will make you equally successful as me.

This course is aimed to make you become a professional Importer in a few days, in what took me over 10 years.

This course will guide you step by step on how to import goods from China.

Starting or running an FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon) business? This is the perfect course for you! This course includes an entire eBook (64 pages) on Fulfilment by Amazon. Learn the basics of importing and then dive right into FBA with this eBook!

This course aims to take away all your worries & doubt and help you to take your business to the next level!

I will show you and give you examples on how to turn an investment of 10,000USD into 33,000USD PROFIT!

Content of the course:

About China

Why should you import?

The 6-step Import process

How to find the right product

Validate Your Product Idea

Ways to Product Sourcing

Alibaba & Global Sources

Ordering Samples

Testing your samples

General Product requirements

OEM /ODM Products

Payment & Delivery

How to build a relationship with Manufacturers

Hiring a Sourcing company

Advantages & disadvantages of drop-shipping (e.g. Aliexpress / Ebay)

Patents & Copies

Calculate your costs

Hot to Contact a logistics provider and get a quote

How to Contact a third-party Inspection company to inspect your goods

Create an internal form to follow up your order

Things you should do before placing an Order

Packing & labeling

Minimum Order Quantities (MOQ)

Negotiation

Payment options

Placing the Order- The Essentials

Receiving your PI (Pro-forma Invoice)

Monitoring your Order

Arranging the Inspection

Logistics - Getting Your Order

Receiving your order

Claims & compensation

Selling your products (Ebay / Amazon)

BONUS SECTION:

THE FBA BIBLE - A 65 pages eBook that I wrote on Fulfilment by Amazon

I will cover all aspects there is to importing from China. Be it to start with Alibaba, get to know about importing procedures, dealing with factories, find your products, how to inspect and ship your goods, find out what legal import requirements your products needs to meet in whatever country you come from and much much more.

With this course I want to help you having the same success as me in just a couple of months of hard work. Yes, hard work. To take your ideas or business a step forward takes a lot of hard work. It is also a great tool for you or your new Employee as a general guide and introduction to import.

There are a few chapters that may or may not apply to you. I recommend going trough them anyway and then decide for yourself to apply these processes or not.

PLEASE SEE THE DOWNLOAD SECTION FOR EACH CHAPTER ON BONUS MATERIAL & DOCUMENTS

I hope you enjoy this course and it will help you the same way as it has helped many others.

Manuel

Who is the target audience?
  • anyone with an entrepreneurial mind and interested in the Import/Export Industry
  • anyone who wants to import from China & sell your products from anywhere in the World
  • anyone wanting to make large profits when importing from China
  • Online sellers (FBA etc.) & Offline sellers (retail/wholesale) are the perfect candidates for this course
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The Import-Bible - the beginners guide to importing from China
34 Lectures 01:15:23

a little bit about me and my background in the industry

Preview 03:12

how it all started and what you can learn in this course

Preview 02:44

general background on business in China

About China
2 pages

top reasons & advantages why you should import from China

Why should you import?
03:47

understand the general process, where to get ideas, suppliers etc.

Preview 06:56

ways to find the right products to import

How to find the right products
06:54

making sure you have a product-to-market-fit

validate your product ideas
1 page

3 guaranteed ways to find your product

Ways to product sourcing
06:48

find your way around Alibaba safely and know how to use it properly. Check out my screencast as well where I teach how to sort and filter trough Alibaba under the link section.

Preview 11 pages

how to properly and safely order samples, why you need them and how to test them

Ordering samples
02:45

making sure that you understand your sample

Testing your samples
01:15

understand basic product requirements and legal definitions

General Product requirements
02:46

understand the difference of open (free products) & closed (not available) products

OEM/ODM products
04:39

understand what payment & delivery terms meet your needs

Payment & Delivery
1 page

why it is important to build relationships

Preview 03:19

when it makes sense to hire a Sourcing Company

Hiring a Sourcing company
01:18

decide if you want to start small and test waters with drop-shipping first

Advantaged & disadvantages or drop-shpping
07:44

why to stay away from patents & copies (knock-off's)

Patents & copies
02:41

figure out how much exactly everything is going to cost you to your door-step

Calculate your costs
05:31

understanding logistics & shipments

contact logistics provider & get quote
3 pages

understand why it is essential to do third-party Inspections

contact a third-party Inspection Company
04:26

why this should be mandatory for each order

Create an internal form to follow up your order
1 page

be reminded what should be done before placing the order

Things you should do before placing an order
1 page

understand what needs to go on the boxes & cartons

Packing & labeling
5 pages

what are MOQ's & how to negotiate

Minimum Order Quantities
01:29

learn how and when to negotiate

Negotiation
01:09

understand different & safe shipment & payment options

Payments & Delivery
1 page

know what to essentially do before placing an order

Placing the order- the essentials
2 pages

understand Invoicing and what to pay attention to

Receiving your PI (Invoice)
1 page

what needs to be paid attention to during the production process

Monitoring your order
01:16

learn how to arrange a third-party inspection to make sure goods are as ordered

Arranging of the Inspection
3 pages

understand on how your order will be delivered

Logistics-getting your order
02:00

what to do once goods arrive

Receiving your order
1 page

how to handle claims & refunds

Claims and Compensation
02:44
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BONUS SECTION - THE FBA BIBLE - THE COMPLETE BEGINNERS GUIDE TO AMAZON
3 Lectures 00:00

The FBA Bible – The Complete Starter Guide to Selling on Amazon. 100% Hassle Free with Fulfillment by Amazon

Bonus Section - THE FBA BIBLE - 64 Pages eBook selling on Amazon!!!
65 pages

A link & bonus code to my second course on Udemy: "The professional guide to import from China"

Bonus Section
2 pages

Download the entire eBook of this course here

Bonus eBook
1 page
About the Instructor
Manuel Becvar
4.5 Average rating
633 Reviews
4,962 Students
4 Courses
China Expert with over 17 years of experience

My name is Manuel and I was born in Austria in a little town called Melk. For me Asia and its perks always fascinated me since I can remember. I remember watching Bruce Lee & Chinese movies as a kid and was hooked right away. My professional career started in 1998 when I worked for Austria's biggest DIY retailer (bauMax). I moved to Hong Kong in 2005 when I was offered a position as an intern to work for one of the biggest Sourcing Offices in Hong Kong with a staff over 200 people.

For more than 10 years I worked with the biggest retailers in the world on developing, sourcing and finding new products for them.

These retailers included: Metro, Rewe, OBI, Carrefour, Tesco, WalMart, Amazon, Auchan, Lowes, Sears, Homedepot and many others.

As you can imagine the big retailers expect their products to be more than just conform to standards and regulations when they purchase them in Asia. They need to be at the highest standard and quality. These retailers cannot afford to have a product re-call due to quality problems or defective components. These products need to be top-notch.

In those 10 years I got to know all the standards and product requirements there are and additionally gained a lot of experience and insight working with factories in China.

Not just that. I learned a lot about China, its culture & manufacturing. Where & how to find the best suppliers, how to negotiate and communicate with them, how to arrange business travel for my Customers and a lot more.

In the busiest seasons (April & October), I was accompanying up to 30 Buyers within a month to exhibitions, factories and showrooms to help negotiate, develop products and follow up the Buyer's requests after they were gone. I got to know all the tips & tricks you need to return home from your trip successfully.

I now have an Import/Export company based in Hong Kong that you can find under my links.

This course is aimed to make students become a professional Importer in a few days, in what took me over 10 years.

This course will guide you step by step on how to import goods from China.

This course aims to take away all worries & doubt and help you to take a students idea to the next level!

I will cover all aspects there is to importing from China. Be it to start with Alibaba, get to know about importing procedures, dealing with factories, find your products, how to inspect and ship your goods, find out what legal import requirements your products needs to meet up to and a lot more.

When I started my own company in late 2013 my goal was to provide affordable consumer electronics to customers that don't have a Buying office in Asia or customers that do not import by themselves.

In the first few months I felt that many of my new customers are un-educated or unaware about importing procedures and many didn't know the advantages & disadvantages. So instead of explaining everything in detail in every email I decided to make a guideline that they could use every day. What started out as a few pages quickly turned into a book. I wanted to duplicate this success into an online course.

With this course I want to help students having the same success as many others I taught with this course in just a couple of months of hard work. Yes, hard work. Don't let the title of this course fool you. To take your ideas or business a step forward takes a lot of hard work. It is also a great tool for you or your new Employee as a general guide and introduction to import.

There are a few chapters that may or may not apply to you. I recommend going trough them anyway and then decide for yourself to apply these processes or not.

Enjoy!