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How to sell products and services and how to buy products and services

How to sell a product

To sell a product click here and select "Sell a product". Then, in Tabdevi, follow the steps and fill in the fields below:

  • Step 1 - Basic features: Here you will add the fields that define the product (name, brief description, features, images and certificates).
  • Step 2 - Product details: Here you will add the fields concerning payment terms, delivery terms, sale price, MoQ, delivery times and optionally you can add the factory’s production capacity.
  • Step 3 - Classification: Here you must classify the product within the different options available and insert the most important keywords for the product.

    If you cannot find in Tabdevi the Sector to classify your product, then select "Other" and insert the sector name. In the same way, you can select "Other..." for Subsector, Group and Subgroup.

IMPORTANT: Define the basic features as much as possible and insert the most relevant keywords that define them. Now: (1) publish the sale, (2) if a user is interested the user will respond to you and you will see the details of the user’s proposal in the "Sales management" section and (3) review it and if you are interested in the proposal do the business.

Tabdevi's practical advice: When you publish the sale of a product, make a good description and upload good quality photos so that the client has a very clear idea of what you are offering with the sale of your product.

How to purchase a product

To purchase a product click here and select "Purchase a product". Then, in Tabdevi, follow the steps and fill in the fields below:

  • Step 1 - Basic features: Here you will add the fields like product name, brief description, features, images and files of the product (if necessary, attach a document where you state the specifications and the purchase terms in detail).
  • Step 2 - Product details: Here you will add the fields concerning payment terms, delivery terms, maximum unit price of purchase, the criterion you set for the selection of offers from suppliers, purchase quantities, delivery terms and the production or supply capacity.
  • Step 3 - Classification: Here you must classify the product from the different options available and insert the most important keywords for the product.

    If you cannot find in Tabdevi the Sector to classify your product, then select "Other" and insert the sector name. In the same way, you can select "Other..." for Subsector, Group and Subgroup.

IMPORTANT: As a buyer you can choose two selection criteria:

  • Tender: you tell the suppliers that you will select the offers based on the criterion of capacity, quality and price.
  • Auction: you tell the suppliers that you will select the offers based on the criterion of price.

IMPORTANT: Define the basic features as much as possible and insert the most relevant key words that define them. Now: 1) publish the purchase 2) if users are interested they will write to you and you will see the details of their proposal in the "Purchases management" section and 3) provide a rating on the proposals received during the publication duration and do business with the best proposal.

Tabdevi's practical advices: When you publish the purchase of a product make a good description, upload good quality photos and the necessary documentation so that the supplier has a very clear idea of what he has to offer.

Payment terms for the sale or purchase of a product

In the payment terms for the purchase or sale of a product you will find a selection of the most relevant payment terms for both parties. The options you can select are:

  • Cash
  • Escrow
  • D/P Documents against payment
  • D/A Documents against acceptance
  • L/C Letter of credit
  • PayPal
  • Credit Card
  • T/T Telex transfer

Delivery terms for the sale or purchase of a product

Incoterms are the reference terms used at the international level and are defined by the official rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) http://www.iccwbo.org so that buyers and sellers can make a correct interpretation of the business terms and facilitate the international trade management.

When you create the product select one of the current Incoterms:

  • EXW: Ex Works
  • FCA: Free Carrier
  • CPT: Carriage Paid To
  • CIP: Carriage And Insurance Paid To
  • DAT: Delivered At Terminal
  • DAP: Delivered At Place
  • DDP: Delivered Duty Paid
  • FAS: Free Alongside Ship
  • FOB: Free On Board
  • CFR: Cost And Freight
  • CIF: Cost, Insurance And Freight

How to sell a service

To sell a service click here and select "Sell a service". Then, in Tabdevi, follow the steps and fill in the fields below:

  • Step 1 - Basic features: Here add the fields that define the service such as service name, service description, features, service images and certificates.
  • Step 2 - Service details: Here you will add the fields concerning payment terms, define price or specify that the customer should ask the price on this service and state the approximate duration of the service.
  • Step 3 - Classification: In this section, you must classify the service from the different options available and insert the most important keywords for the service.

    If you cannot find the Sector to classify your service, then select "Other" and insert the sector name. In the same way, you can select "Other" for Subsector, Group and Subgroup.

IMPORTANT: Define the basic features as much as possible and insert the most relevant keywords that define them. Now: (1) publish the sale, (2) if a user is interested the user will respond to you and you will see the details of the user’s proposal in the "Sales management" section and (3) review it and if you are interested in the proposal do the business.

Tabdevi's practical advice: When you publish the sale of a service, make a good description and upload good quality photos so that the client has a very clear idea of what you are offering with the sale of your service.

How to purchase a service

To buy a service click here and select "Buy a service". Then follow the steps and fill in the fields below:

  • Step 1 - Basic features: Here add the fields that define the service such as name, brief description, features, service images and the files of the services (a document stating more precise purchase terms).
  • Step 2 - Service details: Here you will add the fields concerning payment terms, maximum unit price of purchase, the criterion you set for the selection of offers from potential suppliers and the approximate duration of the service.
  • Step 3 - Classification: In this section, you must classify the service from the different options available and insert the most important keywords for the service.

    If you cannot find the Sector to classify your service, then select "Other" and insert the sector name. In the same way, you can select "Other" for Subsector, Group and Subgroup.

IMPORTANT: As a buyer you can choose two selection criteria:

  • Tender: you tell the suppliers that you will select the offers based on the criterion of capacity, quality and price.
  • Auction: you tell the suppliers that you will select the offers based on the criterion of price.

IMPORTANT: Define the basic features as much as possible and insert the most relevant key words that define them. Now: 1) publish the purchase 2) if users are interested they will write to you and you will see the details of their proposal in the "Purchases management" section and 3) provide a rating on the proposals received during the publication duration and do business with the best proposal.

Tabdevi's practical advices: When you publish the purchase of a service make a good description, upload good quality photos and the necessary documentation so that the supplier has a very clear idea of what he has to offer.

Payment terms for the sale or purchase of a service

The payment terms for the sale of a service are identical to those of products as the sale of some services are mixed (product + service), and each user will define the payment terms according to their own needs:

  • Cash
  • Escrow
  • D/P Documents against payment
  • D/A Documents against acceptance
  • L/C Letter of credit
  • PayPal
  • Credit Card
  • T/T Telex transfer

How to preview a product or service

If you wish to preview your product or service go to your "My products and services" section, search it in the table and click on the name.

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How to publish the sale of a product or service in the search engine

If you wish to publish the sale of a product or service in the search engine, go to your "My products and services" section, search it in the table, click the check box in the "Publish" column and click Accept to publish.

How to publish the purchase of a product or service in the search engine

If you wish to publish the purchase of a product or service in the search engine, go to your "My Products and services" section, search it in the table, check the "Publish" checkbox and schedule your purchase.

  • Step 1: Check the box to publish.
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  • Step 2: Schedule your purchase. Tell the market about your preference on the suppliers location and publish it in Tabdevi.

How to delete a publication in the search engine

If you wish to delete a publication in the search engine, go to your "My products and services" section, search it in the table, uncheck box to publish the product or service, and click Accept.

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How to edit a product or service

If you wish to edit a product or service of your organisation or company in Tabdevi, go to your "My Products and services" section

  • If the product or service is published then: 1) remove the publication, 2) edit it by clicking the "edit" link and 3) publish it again.
  • If the product or service is not published then: 1) edit it by clicking the "edit" link and 2) publish it.

How to delete a product or service

If you wish to delete a product or service in Tabdevi, go to your "My products and services" section, search it in the table, click the "Delete" link and click Accept.

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How to filter your products and services

If you have many products or services in Tabdevi and you need to use the filter to find them, go to your "My products and services" section, and at the end of the table you will find the fields you can use to filter (publish, name, transaction, type, price, currency and status).

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How to view the status of the products and services

In your "My products and services" section in Tabdevi, in the "Status" column you will find 2 statuses:

  • Not published: the product and service is created but is not accessible to Tabdevi users until you click the "Publish” check box. You will see the product or service row in salmon colour.
  • Published: the product or service is created and is accessible to Tabdevi users and for anyone in the world who is connected to the Internet. You will see the product or service row in grey colour.
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