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My boss and I are at odds as to the most effective way to search for products. In the end, it seems to boil down to the big search engines vs. the specialized sites. My job is finding what we are looking for and I don't have time to waste. Ideas?

RE: Internet product Searching

The answer is Google
 

RE: Internet product Searching



What products in which context? Worldwide import or inland?

a) Buy to use?
b) Buy as parts to fabricate products?
c) Buy to sell?
d) Search to find new retail products in  a certain cathegory?

Some different approaches could be used. Normally you will start searching 'normal way': use and interview known channels and users, market surveys etc, preliminary cost/benifit and cost/lifetiome analyzes. All this to have a detailed description of the framework around the products and the requirement for the products themselves.

Then first, do you start your search googling, additionally asking branch organizations, foreign trade or export organizations, friends and competitors, and generally enlarge your contact net.

Description and bidding processes?

Repeat until satisfactory result!
 

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