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Contacting supplier - what are the right questions to ask?


genyvette
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7 Jul 11 08:06:09 pm
I am new to the world of ecommerce and have found a supplier in the UK that I would like to do business with. I would like to email the company for more information but am afraid I won't ask the right questions or sound 'business-like'. I can't be the only one who has felt this way. Suggestions?


richelle_salehoo1
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8 Jul 11 12:17:55 am
Hi genyvette,

Welcome to SaleHoo :)

Don't worry too much about it, you're not the only one feeling that way or ever felt that way as a newbie to ecommerce. I'm sure many of the big timers started from where you're at right now :)

I think that's where our 'New User Manual" will come in real handy. SaleHoo's New User Manual, explains how to get off on the right footing with the suppliers that you would like to work with and lay the groundwork for negotiating the best prices and creating long-term relationships. You'll discover:

* How to get ready to use suppliers. What will suppliers want from you?
* How to find and use a supplier in SaleHoo’s directory
* How to contact a supplier and what to ask
* What are wholesale prices? Find out how to know when you're getting the real deal
* How to get the best wholesale price from a supplier
* Placing your order
* Plus we answering your burning questions!

To download please go to Link hidden: Login to view and scroll down, it's the 6th guide on the page.

Hope this helps you to a good start! All the best :)


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richelle_salehoo1
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11 Jul 11 12:47:58 am
Hi again genyvettte,

I think you'll find the list of questions in this thread helpful when you send out your first few emails to suppliers you are interested in - Link hidden: Login to view

All the best!


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