Business buyers are continuously looking for ways to improve their sourcing process, whether they are wholesalers, retailers, or small businesses. From finding good suppliers and monitoring costs to creating supply chains that meet their needs, businesses need a one-stop center where they can learn more about the latest industry trends and sourcing practices without having to go through a complex web of information.
In response to this need, Alibaba.com launched Alibaba.com Reads, a comprehensive blog center that provides content on B2B sourcing guidelines, procurement tips, and industry news. Dive into this blog post to explore this educational platform and learn how to access it for free!
What is Alibaba.com Reads?
Alibaba.com Reads is a buyer-oriented blog center for Alibaba.com, one of the largest B2B marketplaces in the world. This content platform provides business buyers with relevant and useful information about their industry and competitors to help them make better sourcing decisions.
The purpose of this blog center is to become an essential resource for professional buyers of all industries, providing them with detailed insights into the latest trade events, cross-border e-commerce regulations, and industry trends that are shaping their businesses today and into the future.
How does Alibaba.com Reads benefit business buyers?
Let’s take a look at how Alibaba.com Reads can help business buyers in all stages of the sourcing process:
Getting started on Alibaba.com
Alibaba.com Reads offers sourcing tips, analysis of industry trends, and product reviews to help businesses make confident, research-based purchasing decisions.
Sales & marketing
With Alibaba.com Reads, business owners can gain access to extensive resources to develop effective marketing strategies that resonate with their audience.
How to access Alibaba.com Reads?
With a simple, navigable interface, it’s easy to explore an ever-growing collection of articles on Alibaba.com Reads. Professional buyers can access the blog center from both desktop and mobile devices.
Using search engines
A good way to find the blog center is to use a search engine such as Google or Microsoft Bing. Just type the keyword “baba blog” or “Alibaba Reads” into the search box, and click through the first result on the SERP page. The screenshots below illustrate this process in a nutshell.
Adding the website to bookmarks
The simplest way to access Alibaba.com Reads is to type the URL (“https://baba-blog.com/”) directly into a web browser bar. But if remembering the link is daunting, users can add a shortcut to their bookmarks by following these simple steps:
- Type the URL (“https://baba-blog.com/”) into the search bar of any web browser;
- Click on the star-shaped icon (⭐) next to the search bar;
- In the window that opens next, type “Alibaba Reads” into the “Name” field and click “Done”.
Installing the Alibaba.com app
Users can access the blog center through Android and iOS mobile devices! First, download the app from here. Once it’s downloaded, open it up and click on “New arrivals.” Then scroll down to “Reads” and tap on that!
Allowing app push notifications
After installing the Alibaba.com App, the best way to keep up with the blog center is by allowing push notifications from the app to get alerted every time a new article is published on Alibaba.com Reads. Here is how to do that:
- Go to Settings and tap Notifications
- Scroll down and enable all notification options
Visiting the home page of Alibaba.com
Finally, the last but not least thing business buyers need to know about accessing Alibaba.com Reads is that it’s right there on the home page of Alibaba.com! To access it, users simply need to scroll down on their screen until they see the links in the footer section of the homepage. They can then click on “Alibaba.com Blog” to open the blog center with a new tap.
Alibaba.com Reads: a quick-start guide to global sourcing
To sum up, Alibaba.com Reads is a loaded resource for businesses looking to learn more about the ins and outs of sourcing. The content is reader-friendly and set up in an easy-to-read format full of infographics. To get started, check out the blog center to learn everything about Alibaba.com!