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Using Online Trade Directory Service to Manage Your Ecommerce Business

February 9th, 2012 Leave a comment Go to comments

Online buying and selling is already a market worth hundreds of billions dollars and growing at a rate that was hard to imagine just a few years ago. Ecommerce experts believe that the market has just started. As internet penetration is poised to penetrate newer world markets in the developing countries, it is expected that ecommerce is going to be the biggest beneficiary of this growth.

If you are an aspiring online retailer and see yourself as an owner of a flourishing online ecommerce retail store in the future, then there are a few things that you must consider very carefully before making concrete moves in the direction. The most important factor of course is the choice of the right wholesale supplier or dropshipper as the case may be.

The best time to start an ecommerce business is now. The market has exploded over the last few years and is expected to grow exponentially in the near future. Your task will be easy if you use a reliable and established online trade directory to manage your ecommerce business smoothly and without any hassle.

There are trade directory services that offer a comprehensive, all-in-one package where all you have to do is follow the tips and instructions provided by researchers. There are of course cheaper directory services that use free to use platforms such as OSCommerce and X-Cart but they are known to cause severe problems in terms of performance and hence not really advisable for use.

If you are new to ecommerce or online selling, an online trade directory is your best option. You get to choose from one of the many subscription options available on such sites. Leading trade directory services such as esources are preferred by new as well as established retailers for their top quality service and innovative trading tools that eases the task of managing your online store significantly.

Young entrepreneurs are looking towards online businesses because they are easy to set up and operate than a conventional business store or a franchise. Trade directories allow you to establish your own fully functional ecommerce website with advanced trading features. You don’t even need a proper office or staff to manage the business. Most of the functions can be customized to meet your specific business needs. You can start the business from your home or garage space with a good Internet connection.

A good and experienced trade directory service will take the hassle out of managing various areas of your ecommerce business efficiently. You can get access to the best trade suppliers and dropshippers because they are verified and checked for their business authenticity before they are allowed to be listed on the trade directory. One of the biggest benefits of using a reputable trade directory is that the chances of falling prey to online wholesale scams and dropship scams are mitigated.

Online trade directory services offer retailers and traders a safe and reliable platform to conduct their ecommerce business without having to fear for scammers and fake dropshippers. They have the best of products and offer merchandize at prices which you can resell on other popular ecommerce sites to make consistent and quick profits.

  1. Tom Dabovich
    February 10th, 2012 at 13:59 | #1

    I was taking over a friend’s ecommerce store as he was diversifying into something else. He warned me against dealing with suppliers before researching them. It was a tough call but when I heard about esources I knew my problems were going to be over. They have a list of wholesalers and dropshippers that is individually verified. It has taken away all my hassles.

  2. Martin Gibson
    February 10th, 2012 at 19:08 | #2

    I am glad to know that the best B2B portal in the UK has lived up to its reputation. I am based outside UK but that has not in any way affected the quality of service that esources has been providing me. I am able to receive instant notifications on new buy leads. They are the best.

  3. Corey Brooks
    February 12th, 2012 at 09:24 | #3

    I am new to online retailing but the invaluable resources available on the esources site have dissipated all my worries and nervousness. The trade related articles are highly informative and presented in a lucid, easy to understand language. I am now focusing on choosing a good dropshipper from their verified list.

  4. Steven Joel
    February 13th, 2012 at 17:32 | #4

    I am in the automotive supplies business and regularly require dozens of products associated with the industry. Esources helped me connect with nearly 400 suppliers of various types of automotive accessories. It is so convenient to manage my business now without running all over the place looking for reliable suppliers. Esources has done a commendable job.

  5. Allan
    February 21st, 2012 at 11:41 | #5

    As a trade buyer, I can get free access to a lot of suppliers even under the free registration plan. Moreover, I can receive quotes from suppliers for my type of products and get free email updates on deals that have been just announced on the site. Esources is indeed helpful to small retailers. I can contact genuine UK trade suppliers directly now.

  6. Rebecca Brooks
    February 27th, 2012 at 12:44 | #6

    I have been using esources for my ecommerce store for about three months now and I’m looking to upgrade to premium membership. I have had a highly enriching experience with esources so far. Hopefully, the premium membership will improve the efficiency of my business manifold. Their customer service is unlike anything I have experienced so far.

  7. Corey Roman
    February 29th, 2012 at 10:54 | #7

    I am using the esources directory every day. It is such a huge time saver. I do the same amount of business in less than half the time. This is indeed amazing.

  8. Amy Nelson
    February 29th, 2012 at 14:52 | #8

    I have recently subscribed for the 12 month premium plan that offers me an income guarantee of £10,000 within the next 12 months. Looking at the way things are progressing right now, I guess I should hit the target by the 9th month. Esources has proven to be a great resource for me. I am looking at a steady improvement in my turnover over the next few months.

  9. Henry
    February 29th, 2012 at 20:05 | #9

    I would recommend that you use the esources premium buyer plan. It is the best one for new retailers among all the wholesale directories available in the UK. It has made a noticeable difference to my business.

  10. Jeff Bohlin
    March 3rd, 2012 at 14:13 | #10

    The best thing that I have noticed about esources is that every facility available is targeted to benefit small and medium resellers. The portal is user friendly and has helped my business grow within weeks of signing up. I have full access to the best and most reputable wholesalers and dropshippers in the UK.

  11. Bob
    March 11th, 2012 at 10:23 | #11

    I am still in the initial stages of building a supplier list of my own. eSources does look very promising. I am selecting the suppliers through this site, and short listing those who offer the best merchandize

  12. Alex
    March 14th, 2012 at 12:26 | #12

    Great site, the resources are very useful. Since I signed up with esources, I get more time to run my business. This means less time spent searching for suppliers.

  13. Derek Young
    March 21st, 2012 at 16:38 | #13

    I wasn’t expecting the amount of information they emailed me when I signed up, that too as a non-paying member. There were emailed courses, and some additional notes. Later, when I became a premium buyer, they sent me more e-courses and case studies. Also a book on ecommerce.

  14. Dr.Clive
    March 22nd, 2012 at 11:59 | #14

    Without eSources, I’d never have the courage to start my own business.

  15. Andrew Stubbings
    March 22nd, 2012 at 14:02 | #15

    I have learned most of my marketing strategies through the eSources info products. I also find ALL suppliers for my business through this web site. I am particular about not using any other site to find suppliers.

  16. Myr78
    March 27th, 2012 at 19:07 | #16

    Whenever I come across a supplier I have not heard of, I cross check them against the eSources directory. Only if they are on the directory, do I contact them.

  17. Martin Tronson
    April 2nd, 2012 at 15:37 | #17

    I used to be suspicious of any wholesale directory, because I’ve heard a lot of negative views about them. When I came across esources, I was surprised that it allowed people to register for free. I am still using free membership. From what I have seen though, esources seems reliable.