25h8 is a social and business network for social, trading and economic activity. 25h8 system provides a wide range of tools for doing business.
There you can:
- create profiles of business entities: individual entrepreneur, company or community (association of individuals), also manage all their business affairs in the “Cabinet” service;
- conduct all types of trading activities (buy and sell, announce auctions and reverse auctions) in the “Business” service;
- communicate, set up a database of business contacts and search for business partners in the “Network” service;
- negotiate and keep documents in the “Documents” service;
- chat in “Thematic Chat” service;
- keep your own blog and get acquainted with blogs of other users in the “Blogs” service;
- find the latest news and everything related to 25h8 system, thanks to the “News feed”;
- get a separate site for your profile using the ability to create promo web-sites.
To register in the system, you need to switch from any public website 25h8 service (25h8.com, 25h8.business, 25h8.blog, 25h8.chat, 25h8.deals) to the registration form.
If you are already registered in one of the social networks, use the alternative registration method by clicking on the link to a social network you need. To log into the system, there will be used the data provided at registration in that social network which you are transitioning from.
Registration in the system provides many opportunities; you can:
- sell and buy all necessary goods and services;
- create different types of bids, auctions and reverse auctions;
- conduct business activity from any of your profiles (individual user, individual entrepreneur or legal entity);
- create negotiations;
- add other users of the system;
- find new contacts and form contact groups.
Registration is free. By registering, you get access to all services you need.
When registering at 25h8 system, the profile of an individual user is automatically created.
You can create a business entity profile in the “Cabinet” service. After selecting the “Business Entities” menu item, click on the "Create" button and select one of the three possible options: individual entrepreneur, legal entity or community (association of individuals). Then fill in the fields by entering the required data, and create a business entity.
Individuals, private entrepreneurs, enterprises of different forms of ownership and even communities (associations of individuals) can sign up for the system and create corresponding profiles.
The number of people who can be registered from one company is unlimited.
You can add employees to your company or members to community by sending them an invitation email or by selecting them from the system users list, if they are already registered there.
You can be consulted on all necessary settings, participation in biddings and any other questions, concerning work with 25h8 system. All this you can get if you call to our client support service at +38 (044) 580-02-58 or write to our email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you want to express your wishes or concerns about the service, you can:
- fill in a feedback form on the "Contacts" page;
- contact our support team and give your recommendations
The sorting of business entities by date can be done according to profile creation date (registration in the system). You can sort them from new to old ones and vice versa.
You can add other users to contacts, send them personal messages or subscribe to them. It's worth noting that you can add to contacts only an individual user, but a company or community cannot be added to contacts.
The organizer of company or community receives messages.
It is possible to subscribe to user in several different ways:
- on the search page, select the user’s card and click the "heart" icon;
- on the post page, click the "Join" button.
You can view the list of your friends (means users) that you added to contacts in the service “Cabinet” in “Contacts” section. You may view all users separately, by groups whether to use context search on the page.
The "Search" service provides you fast transitions to 25h8 system functional blocks. In particular, you can choose the following features:
"Go to a news feed" – view all blogosphere publications.
"View all available biddings" - switch to the search page for public auctions and reverse auctions.
“Go to cabinet” – switch to your profile, where you can provide all necessary information about yourself.
"View all available bids" – switch to the list of current bids for the sale or purchase of goods or services.
"Talk through the chat service" – switch to your chats list.
"Go to deals" – switch to a list of public negotiations.
"Subscribe to blog authors" – the transition to a list of popular authors in the blogosphere.
"Learn more" – call a wizard who will help you to choose where to get started.
To search by name, enter the query in an appropriate field and click the "Search" button. The system will produce you systematic results.
There are two ways to watch profiles in 25h8 system:
- click “Search” in the “Search” service and select “Profiles” section;
- select the section “Business partners search” in the “Network” service.
In both cases there will be shown the cards of all public business entities of the system, including your profile and profiles of all business entities you create and participate in, provided they are public.
The users’ and business entities’ search pages all public business entities display, including your profile and profiles for all business entities you created and participate in, provided that they are public (not private). To view all of your entities, including hidden profiles, go to the "Business Entities" section in the "Cabinet" service.
If you have found your company on the search page, you can:
- click on the name and view its profile as it is seen by other users of the system;
- click "Go" and go to editing the company profile (this feature is also available through the service "Cabinet" – Profile" – "Business entities").
At 25h8 system you can create a legal entity (an individual entrepreneur or a company), only registered in accordance with the legislation of Ukraine and entered into the EDRPOU. When registering a company, the system will ask for EDRPOU code and verify it. If the code is not found, you will not be able to register this company. However, you can organize any community and act in the system on its behalf.
At 25h8 system you can create any number of communities. You can also join any active community and become its member.
If you delete an information block, that will not cause the data deletion. This information will be hidden from the author and other users of the system.
To restore a deleted block to profile, you need to click on the "three dots" icon located in the upper right corner of the cover, click the "Add block" point and select the block you need from a drop down list.
System settings provide the ability to hide your company profile or profile of your business entity to maintain anonymity when doing business. To do this, click on the "three dot" icon in the "Profile" section of the "Cabinet" service, select "Publicity management" and choose a profile private visibility mode.
To sell and buy at 25h8 system, as well as to use all the related services, you need to register and pass a verification process in the system.
To confirm your identity and increase your loyalty rating, you can go through the verification process. The verification grants the right to participate in a bidding.
To verify at 25h8 system you need to accept an agreement on joining the site. The system will offer you to pass the verification process by following its tips.
Choose the best way for you to be verified, as it can be done in three different ways: with a use of an Electronic Signature, through a bank payment or by submitting documents in person.
25h8 system combines individuals, entrepreneurs, small, medium and large businesses. Participants of 25h8 system offer their goods and services. So, any categories of goods and services that are not prohibited by law are presented on the platform.
The system provides creation of catalog of commodity cards and their use for the fast creation of bids and biddings. To create and manage your own commodity cards, you need to go to the “Business” service and select the section "My products".
In the commodity card, you can store the following information about product: a name, description of goods, sections of classifiers, which include the goods, an article of goods, a VAT rate to be applied to a product, an information whether the goods are excise duty, and units of measurement, which may account for this item.
To sell a product or a service you need to submit a bid. To do that you should click a “Create” button in a “Business” service, select a type of business activity (sale) and select a business entity on behalf of which you want to trade. Then fill in a profile of a bid.
Available offers can be found in a “Business” service. Click “Find Offers” in menu and choose "Purchase". You can customize search options by using filters (for example, by setting a price).
To view the information about selected bidding or bid, click "Details".
To participate in a bidding, you need to go to profile of selected bidding and click “Participate”. Along with your request you can download all documents required to become a participant of a bidding. Your request will be considered by an organizer within a specified period. During this period you will receive a notification whether you have been accepted for a bidding or not.
There can be created both open and closed biddings in 25h8 system.
To create a bidding, in a “Business” service click the “Create” button, select a type of activity and select a business entity on behalf of which you are going to trade. Then go to the bidding.
To create a close bidding (means bidding you can take part in only being invited by an organizer) you need to select relevant points in bidding settings.
The rules for participation are provided by an bidding organizer. In order to read them, you need to click "Details" on a card of selected bidding and go to the section "Conditions".
It is possible to watch a bidding process in all public biddings, which are available for all registered participants at 25h8.com. Those who are not registered can watch only profile of a bidding.
In the terms of bidding, besides the final completion date, it should also be indicated whether the organizer allows his pre-termination. There may be two reasons for that:
- the organizer decides to finish a bidding ahead of time if he is satisfied with the latest price offer;
- there is a special bet (means a special price offer of a participant) specified in the terms, which immediately completes the bidding.
Each participant of a chat can consolidate any message from this chat. To view all fixed messages, you should go to the chat page, click on the “buttons” icon of main menu (the counter of attached messages will be displayed next to it). Underneath, there will be displayed a list of fixed messages indicating the author and the time of writing.
There are flexible chat settings provided in 25h8 service. Thus, the chat can be public, means being available for viewing by other users, or not public – can be viewed only by participants.
Besides, the chat can be closed. You can join it only by its organizer’s invitation.
So, if you wish to join a closed public chat, you can send a personal message to an organizer of this chat with request to invite you to it.
A notification that a chat for discussion a company there has been created receives only the company's organizer, and only if the created chat is public. Otherwise, the chat will be hidden from everyone except the chat organizer and its members.
Only one discussion topic can be attached to one chat. On the other hand, one discussion topic can be attached to any number of chats.
You should go to profile of selected discussion topic (a business entity’s profile, a bidding page, a blog post etc.), click on the chat icon and select "In a context" section. There you will see a list of chats with the attached discussion topic you need. If there is not the discussion topic in any chat, there won’t be such section as "In a context".
After registration in the system a user gets an automatically created his own blog.
To add a new entry, go to the “Network” service, select the "Blogs" section, click the round red button with the pencil image, fill in the proposed fields and publish the post. Your post will become available for other users of the system as well as on the public site blog.25h8.business – for all users of the Internet.
To blog on behalf of another person (company or community), you should first register this person in the system (the blog will be also created automatically), and then, when you create a post, select this company or community from the list.
To make the post more popular at 25h8 system, you need as many users as possible give likes for this post, added it to their favorites and/or shared it at social networks.
To become a popular blogger (author) start writing interesting posts. The more popular posts you have, the higher your chance to to get to the list of popular authors.
All posts published in 25h8 are available on the public part of the system (blog.25h8.business) for unregistered users as well as for search engines.
The archived post cannot be restored and resubmitted. All comments to the post will also remain archived.
However, you can create a new article by copying information from the archived post.
You can edit your comments to posts any time you wish. You can delete your comment only if it has no replies.
Public negotiations are intended to allow other users of the system to observe the discussion on negotiations subject between participants. If you want to join the negotiations, you can send a personal message to the organizer and he can invite you by sending an invitation to your personal office or by providing a direct link to join the negotiations.
25h8 system provides flexible settings for efficient negotiation. Thus, the organizer of negotiations at his own discretion decides whether it is necessary to agree on the protocol (it is possible to complete the negotiations without this document) and whether there is a necessity to have a DS for bonding of agreements.
You can also participate in discussion of negotiation topic, but not sign a protocol – for this purpose, the system provides two roles for negotiators: with the right and without the right to sign.
(You can see all the configuration settings in the entity profile.)
A notification that a chat has been created on the basis of a negotiation will be sent to the organizer of these negotiations only, and only if created chat is public. Otherwise, the chat will be available only to the organizer and invited participants.
When registering in 25h8 through a social network, we take the data that social networks provide most often.
When you login the system again, you must log in through the same account that you registered with.
When registering at 25h8 system, you must enter your email. In the future it can not be changed.
If you have lost your password, click on "Lost Password" in the registration window to update it and enter the new one.
To change an existing password, you need to do the same.