The most successful B2B marketplaces in comparison

Platform focus Monthly traffic * Target regions Top 3 visitor groups Language versions on website Visibility on Google .de & .com * Registered sellers Membership payment Administrative effort Interesting facts
Europages
Company oriented
ca. 2.1 million *
Europe
  1. France
  2. Italy
  3. Spain
26 * google.de 5,856 google.com 0,06 ca. 3 million
Credit card
Top searches are: electrical material, medical equipment, metal stampings.
Tradeindia
Product oriented
ca. 4.7 million 
India
  1. India
  2. USA
  3. China
English
google.de 0,05 google.com 0,06 ca. 42 million
Credit card
International trade fair search engine on the website
Alibaba
Product oriented
ca. 90 million 
Worldwide
  1. USA
  2. India
  3. Canada
16 * google.de 7,71 google.com 13,04 ca. 20 million
Bank transfer, Credit card, PayPal
Largest stock market entry worldwide
wlw
Company oriented
ca. 750,000 *
DACH
  1. Germany
  2. Switzerland
  3. USA
* google.de 33,99 google.com 0,001 ca. 590,000
Purchase on account
Every second there's a click on a company profile
Solostocks
Product oriented
ca. 700,000 
Europe & South America
  1. Spain
  2. Argentina
  3. Mexico
* google.de 0,41 google.com 0,001 ca. 15,000
Credit card, PayPal
Received the E commerce B2B Award
Lieferanten
Company oriented
ca. 150,000 
DACH
  1. Germany
  2. Switzerland
  3. Austria
German
google.de 8,143 google.com n/a ca. 14,000
Bank transfer
120,000 companies search for suitable business partners every month
Indiamart
Product oriented
ca. 64.8 million 
India
  1. India
  2. USA
  3. UK
English
google.de 1,75 google.com 4,051 ca. 7.1 million
Credit card
120,000 companies search for suitable business partners every month
Industrystock
Product oriented
ca. 1.2 million *
Worldwide
  1. Germany
  2. Poland
  3. France
17 * google.de 12,01 google.com 0,05 ca. 500,000
Invoice, credit card, bank transfer
Only products of industrial companies
Thomasnet
Product oriented
ca. 1.9 million 
North America
  1. USA
  2. India
  3. Canada
English
google.de 0,41 google.com 9,11 more than 500,000
Credit card, PayPal
Based on the "Thomas Register" volumes of 1898
DirectIndustry
Virtual exhibition
ca. 2.5 million 
Worldwide
  1. France
  2. Italy
  3. USA
* google.de 10,63 google.com 0,28 ca. 600,000
Invoice
Offers an e-magazine on the site
IHS
Search engine for engineers
n/a 
USA
  1. USA
  2. India
  3. UK
English
google.de n/a google.com n/a n/a
n/a
Exchange place for engineers via forums and blogs
1688
Product oriented
ca. 43 million 
China
  1. China
  2. Taiwan
  3. South Korea
Chinese
google.de 0,002 google.com 0,02 ca. 10 million
International bank transfer
Alibaba sounds like 1688 (yao liu ba ba) in Chinese

Strong visibility on Google

For B2B search terms, portals and platforms such as DirectIndustry, wlw (formerly who delivers what), IndustryStock or Europages always rank among the top search engines.

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