News: Alibaba.com Introduces Grants, New Services, and Tools to Help SMBs Grow FastSandeep Babu
Running a successful eCommerce business is a tough job. From product research to timely sourcing to inventory management, you have to take care of multiple tasks to grow your business.
Are you treading water in your eCommerce business? If yes, then Alibaba.com’s latest offerings can make the difference to help you grow fast.
One of the world’s largest B2B eCommerce marketplaces, Alibaba.com, is introducing dropshipping solutions, new platform tools, and grants program totaling $500,000 in awards to support eCommerce business owners’ growth.
Alibaba.com Dropshipping Solutions
Dropshipping on Alibaba.com is an easy yet effective way to grow online sales. Through Alibaba.com dropping center, you can access over 1 million dropshipping products that you can start selling through your eStore quickly. What’s more, these products are available with flexible customization and full OEM/ODM capabilities.
Some key features of Alibaba.com Dropshipping Solutions are:
- Quality products at wholesale prices with no minimum order obligations
- Smart synchronization tools to save time on tracking orders and shipments
- Single click product import
- Alibaba.com Trade Assurance program to protect your orders
Alibaba.com Dropshipping Solutions can help you automate the dropshipping process. With the help of feature partners Sezam, Dropified, Modalyst, Syncee, or Spocket, you can easily connect your store with Alibaba.com Dropshipping.
In a nutshell, Alibaba.com Dropshipping Solutions can help you reduce your inventory risk, test and bring new products to the market, and improve shipping transparency.
New Platform Tools
Alibaba.com has launched new tools to help SMBs tackle travel restrictions and supply chain disruptions.
Here are quick highlights:
- Product research and discovery through Helium 10, AMZScout and Zonguru
- Alibaba.com LIVE, Alibaba.com True View, and Alibaba.com Virtual Reality Showroom for better buyer and seller communication, interaction and due diligence
- On-time delivery services and Door-to-Door Logistics Solutions with DDP cost quoting
Small business growth expert Ramon Ray said,
Alibaba.com Virtual Reality Showroom is an excellent tool. Small business owners can use it to avoid time-consuming in-person visits. This will save both time and money. Consequently, business owners can focus more on growth-driving activities.
Alibaba.com Grants Program
Alibaba.com has launched Alibaba.com Grants Program to help the US digital entrepreneurs. Fifty winning recipients will get $10,000 each to bring their business ideas into reality. The objective of the grant program is to promote innovative product/or go-to-market ideas.
These dropshipping solutions, platform tools, and grants programs will support SMBs in increasing efficiency and overcoming business challenges. As a result, SMBs can grow fast.
John Caplan, President of North America and Europe of Alibaba.com, said in a prepared statement,
The disruptions of the last 18 months upended the small business sector, forcing entrepreneurs to adopt more digital business models and requiring new skills, services, and capital,
He further added,
Over the last year, transactions involving US businesses on Alibaba.com were up by over 150% as US businesses rapidly turned to Alibaba.com to get digital and go global. This so-far-overlooked group of entrepreneurs is using platforms like Alibaba.com to become more efficient, spend less, travel for business less, and worry less, all while selling and achieving more. Our new services, support, and grants program all aim to support a new wave of Digital Entrepreneurs as they set out to reshape their futures.
Alibaba.com has introduced dropshipping solutions, platform tools, and grants program during Alibaba.com’s biggest sales event of the year – Super September.
During the whole month, suppliers will offer promotions. So, you have a good opportunity to take advantage of these newly launched tools/services/grants to grow your business.
Alibaba.com is a leading platform for global B2B eCommerce. It is the first business unit of Alibaba group. Buyers and suppliers from over 200 countries and regions around the world use Alibaba.com to meet their business needs.