SilkB2B trade service platform has three typical user behavior:
the buyer: submit to the order matching service with her purchase request;
order matching service providers: match the buyers with sellers or trade services;
Seller: Submit the sell request to the order matching service provider.
The buyer may submit a purchase inquiry to SilkB2B and may offer a certain amount of Silk as bounty according to the urgency of the purchase order to receive direct attention and support from sellers all over the world. Match service providers may be traders, active contributors, and even SilkB2B smart matching algorithms. Match service providers will push the purchase information onto the inquiry sheet to find a matching seller as quickly as possible, and receive some Silk from the seller in return for the service. When seller submits a quotation to the buyer via SilkB2B, the buyer acknowledges the valid quotation, and the matching service provider and the seller will receive a certain amount of Silk for the service. This way, buyers and sellers, in a completely decentralized service environment, can directly identify business opportunities and reduce the intermediate costs. Moreover, Silk provides the necessary expenses to promote business matching and reduces overhead between buyers and sellers, real requests and reasonable offers, even if not resulting in a deal, will be recognized and rewarded. Both buyers and sellers can rate each other as credit data for the SilkB2B platform.