Assistance for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to join the e-platforms for efficient business matching
1. What is eCommerce and how can it help my business?
eCommerce is the buying and selling of goods and services online. eCommerce platforms providers are like online shops, and can help MSMEs market their goods/services online in order to reach more customers. This can provide MSMEs with another avenue to continue their business sales, which may help to stabilise their income in light of current COVID-19 related restrictions that limit physical interactions.
2. What is eKadaiBrunei and what is the purpose?
ekadaiBrunei is an online directory or "Yellow Pages" of various different eCommerce providers, launched by AITI and DARe. Businesses and the public can visit eKadaiBrunei to find trusted eCommerce platform providers identified by AITI and DARe. The purpose of this website is to help businesses expand online by featuring a range of eCommerce platform providers in Brunei that they could join. Furthermore, eKadaiBrunei also provides a directory of delivery and logistic services to help deliver or transport your products.
3. I am an eCommerce platform provider, how do I get listed on eKadaiBrunei?
You may contact the website directly at http://www.ekadaibrunei.bn/contact-us
4. I am a business, how can eKadaiBrunei help me?
eKadaiBrunei provides a single site for customers and MSMEs to view a range of available eCommerce platforms, thereby helping to increase visibility and marketing of MSMEs goods and services online. While the majority of eCommerce platforms are focused on the Food & Beverage sector, there are still 11 different eCommerce platforms currently available on eKadaiBrunei that you could choose to conduct your business in.
5. Is it possible to sell my product/services on eKadaiBrunei?
No, eKadaiBrunei is a directory to link businesses up with eCommerce platforms. If you want to start selling online, you can select any of the eCommerce platforms listed on the directory that are most relevant to your product or service and current business needs, and register with them directly.
6. I am interested to join an e-commerce platform, where do I begin?
If you are a business looking to start selling your products online, please visit www.eKadaiBrunei.bn to view the different eCommerce providers available. We encourage you to conduct your own assessment and due diligence on which platform to join, based on your product/service and business needs When you have decided, you may register directly to your chosen e-commerce platform, but if you need further assistance, you may contact http://www.ekadaibrunei.bn/contact-us
7. What is the criteria for joining an eCommerce platform?
Each platform provider has different requirements and criteria. Some specialise in certain areas such as groceries. Hence we advise to do your own due diligence on each of the relevant platform providers to see which suits your individual business model.
8. What is the cost of joining an eCommerce platform and who will bear the cost?
Each platform provider has different charges and packages based on their services and business model. This cost will be borne by you, and this is why we advise to do your own due diligence to see which platform best suits your business model.
9. If I don't have a computer, how do I connect to these eCommerce platforms?
You just need to have a working mobile phone to connect.
10. How do I apply as a driver for these platforms?
If you would like to apply to be a driver or runner for any of the platform providers or delivery services, we advise to check out www.ekadaibrunei.bn and contact the relevant provider directly.