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Tips to start your Alibaba business

Congratulations that your Alibaba Gold Supplier account has been activated! Your Alibaba journey is just getting started! You can sign in your Alibaba account with your registered email address from : https://www.alibaba.com/, and get familiar with My Alibaba platform, which is your Alibaba backend account operation platform.


Here are some general guidelines for you to start your Alibaba business!

General Guidelines to Start the Alibaba Business

1. Build up professional Alibaba Minisite

Manage your Company Profile to fill up complete information about your company. And design and decorate your Alibaba online website.

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2. Display quality products online timely

Display all your products onto Alibaba.com and in the meantime, pay attention to the  completness and correctness of the information.

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3. Promote your company and products effectively

Fully use the Product Showcase and improve your product information to get more customer interest!

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4. Manage inquiries online timely and proactively

Manage all the inquiries through your Alibaba account timely. Search buying requests through https://sourcing.alibaba.com/? and make good quotations.


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5. Stay actively online and update regularly

Check your online performance through BizTrends regularly and improve your account information in time!  Also stay online on TradeManager often not to miss any buyer inquiries.

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Where You Can Get Helps

1) Account management user guider: find the guidelines of managing your Alibaba Gold Supplier account.

2) Gold Supplier Training Center :find the training courses from the experts on how to use the Alibaba.com effectively.

3) Service center: Get self-help tips when you encounter any problem using  Alibaba.com.

4) Online 7x24 hrs:Get online helps from our service specialist in real time.

Trust & Security Tips

1. Account Security Tips 

Enable SMS Verification to enhance account security. 

More information about security tips, please find here.


2. Product Posting Policies & Rules

Product Listing Policy

Enforcement actions for listing

IPR Protection Policy

Brand name examples for reference