Q) Do I have to pay a fee to register or use any of the services Check Ohio First offers?
A) No, there are no fees to register, complete a profile or to access your buyer/vendor match information. Occassionally, a buyer may charge a fee to participate in a specialized webinar.
Q) What is the difference between a Buyer and a Supplier?
A) A Buyer is an agency or company which needs to buy products, including services, and is looking for another company to provide those items. Buyers are also commonly called "Contractors." A Supplier is a company which wants to sell its products or services to another company or an agency. Suppliers are also commonly called "Sellers or Vendors.
Q) How often should I update my profile?
A) Your profile should be updated as conditions in your business change. Examples would be a change of address, phone number or business name. Another example would be the introduction of a new product or service to market that creates the need for new supplier/buyer relationships and the updating of NAICS/UNSPSC codes.