Buying and selling online has become an important part of people’s lives. It has become more popular in Kenya, especially after the start of the pandemic. Online marketplaces offer a new way to trade goods and now services, thanks to the new online platform called airduka.com. Airduka.com is an online directory of products and services designed to make buying and selling online easier and more transparent.
Products from over 50 industry categories are available on airduka.com
The new online marketplace whose name includes the word duka which results in shopping in Swahili provides an avenue for a wider range of products available online. Over 50 industry categories are available on airduka.com, ranging from agricultural products, machinery and tools, electrical supplies, industrial materials, mechanical spare parts and many more that are currently not available at other e-commerce platforms.
Service providers can sell online through airduka.com
One great offer of airduka.com is that service providers can also sell their services online, a feature that was previously not in the e-commerce space. Buyers can find service providers from various categories of industries such as; Housekeeping services, financial and legal services, event planning services, engineering services, freelancers and consultants and much more.
Sellers receive quote requests directly from buyers
Airduka.com takes customers directly to sellers where buyers can fill out a quick form with details of the products or services they are looking for, along with additional details such as their budget, quantity, and urgency. The sellers on airduka who have the products or services will receive them as leads and they can directly contact the customers and sell their products.
Sellers are not required to pay commissions to airduka
While other online buying and selling platforms charge a percentage commission on products, airduka does not charge any commission from sellers of products or services. This provides buyers with a unique online shopping experience where they can purchase products at the original prices set by the sellers.
Affordable subscription packages to choose from
Airduka offers various benefits to sellers on the various paid plans. The free plan provides all sellers with a free website that will include their products with pictures, prices, and descriptions. Starting at 1000 Ksh per month, sellers of this paid plan can register their business with an unlimited number of products, and they can also receive up to five customer quote requests per month. The Ksh 3000 package increases quote requests to 15 per month and sellers also receive a certificate of trust next to their listing, giving buyers the confidence to engage with them. The premium package for Ksh 9000 per month features 50 customer inquiries each month, a certificate of trust, and a top supplier certificate, meaning those in this package will be identified as the top suppliers in their categories.
Buyers have an easy way to contact sellers directly
Unlike what is available on other available online platforms, buyers using airduka.com can contact the seller directly regarding any products or services they require. This provides an easier online shopping experience with transparency and direct market accessibility for sellers.