We have learned early on, even while some of us were still in college taking up a business course, how valuable a business plan is. Writing a business plan is already being inculcated in the minds of the young, wherever they are nestled, to mold an entrepreneurial mindset. But more than just a university requirement, what is it really? Do businesses really need to write one? Is this a step that can be skipped?
Business sustainability is not a trend that will see its imminent end sometime soon. It is a mindset that every business owner like you must have if you want to see your business grow. To understand more intensely the idea of business sustainability, it is best to know, first and foremost what it really is.
The end of the year is fast-approaching. And, most of the people are already on holiday mode. But you, as business owners, do you also go on a holiday mode and let the year-end sort itself out? If you still are in a quandary as to what you need to do as the end of the year is looming, we came up with a to-do list that can help you close your year and begin the next with a clean slate.
Thinking of moving to Puerto Rico? Puerto Rico is known for a lot of things including its famous beaches, vibrant music, rums, food, sports, coffee, festivals, colonial towns, boxing champs, colorful arts and crafts and its people. Learn the benefits of moving to Puerto Rico as well as how to go about it.
Customer service is an essential element in any business. And, the more you engage your customers, the more they will feel valued and understood. In this time of digital transformation, the eCommerce industry also modernized the customer service processes and activities particularly communication with customers. Adopting a digital-first strategy, most eCommerce businesses are integrating Artificial Intelligence (AI) in their processes. Thus, the rise of the Chatbots.
If you want to move to a country that has very low crime rates compared to elsewhere in the world, consider moving to New Zealand. It has a few endemic diseases and it claims to be the world’s least corrupt country. Sounds like an attractive place to live in, right? If you plan to relocate to New Zealand permanently, this article might help you get your dream come true. Read on to learn more on how to get New Zealand citizenship.
Are you interested in getting a Mexican Citizenship? Moving cross country for business and investments is nothing new. It’s one way of taking your business global especially if you are positioning yourself in a strategic location. One of the countries often mentioned is Mexico. But before you rush to pack your bags and move to Mexico, you have to be able to answer why Mexico.
A trifecta moment, Mike calls this day for we are celebrating three events and that means three wins for Global From Asia. GFA is 6 years old. CBS is in its 4th year. Launch of Mike’s new book, Ecommerce Gladiator. What an amazing day! We try to pile on as much value and “meaning” behind what we do here at Global From Asia – and actually in today’s turbulent times, it is needed more than ever.
Learning the benefits of online community for your business is important. More often than not if we have questions about a certain product or brand, we check out the forums or community of users. We try to find if our concern has already been raised and addressed making it easier to gather answers. Big thanks to the internet for bringing together like-minded people and allowing them to do the things that an ideal community would – help each other out.
Prohibited Content Facebook Ads. Now, before you rush to create your ad campaigns in Facebook for your business, you have to know which ones are not acceptable so you wouldn’t waste your time and your money in making or having these ad content created. Read on to learn about some of the prohibited content per Facebook’s policy.
Asian countries benefit from Trade War. When US President Donald Trump openly said that he doesn’t think he needs to strike a trade deal with China before the elections in year 2020 nor even just a partial deal in the interim, the end of the trade war has become all the more obscure. Countries in the Asian region suddenly found economic opportunities being opened up for them. These included trading, manufacturing and even investments. Read on to find out which Asian countries that are thought of as emerging winners of this ongoing trade war
We discussed several times, the rising tariffs being imposed by the two countries on goods exported from and imported into between these countries. Entrepreneurs have become creative in their effort to cushion the effects of the rising costs of goods. In this post, we will take a look at another legal loophole that got companies heading for Hong Kong.
The rounds of protests in Hong Kong that have been running for almost three months now is gradually crippling the business sector. This shopping mecca and global financial hub has suddenly found itself struggling to maintain its position economy-wise. But we have gathered the 5 countries that topped the list of alternative markets.
The US-China Trade War has kept the whole world on its toes. What was thought of as a bilateral dispute between the two countries has become a global economic concern. The friction between these two superpower economies created ripples of impact to other countries, distorting world supply chain, putting the future of international trade in general, at risk. While it … Read More
We are glad to have our partners share valuable inputs on business solutions that can support small entrepreneurs in taking their businesses global. Here’s Neat bringing a new perspective on multi-currency accounts. If you’re looking to expand cross border, or already work with multiple currencies, you’ve likely looked into getting a multi-currency account for your business. While most banks offer … Read More
E-commerce is becoming more than just a trend but a solid direction that most businesses take to expand their operations globally. One of the tools you can use to expand your business in Asia is Shopify. Shopify is a fully integrated e-commerce platform that covers all the necessary activities for you to start, manage and grow your business.
To exit a business would mean to end, to drop, to stop or to get your hands off it. While you may think that your business can go on forever, a business exit is a very possible scenario. It might bring a negative connotation of business failure but it is not always the case. In the course of your doing … Read More
We have been receiving quite a lot of questions from clients (through our joint venture at Unipro Consulting Limited) and our audience, and want to discuss the logic about keeping or closing your Hong Kong company due to this. I think we need to look at it in a few different angles, and I have been seeing it and hearing … Read More
While this is more of a geek announcement, it is one we feel is a bit of a landmark here at Global From Asia. We are rebuilding the site and moving the server from a USA hosting company to a Singapore based hosting provider. Really it is, because the yearly hosting has come due and we re-evaluated our options and … Read More
When to sell online business? With the buying and selling of online businesses happening left and right, then selling would be a more practical direction for your business instead of just stopping abruptly. This could be the graceful exit that you can do. But, why exit? Or, what may lead you to decide to stop your online business? Find out some reasons that can very well be the signs that will tell you that it’s time to sell your online business.
Getting on board the eCommerce industry has been an enticing path for many existing and would-be business owners. The many trading platforms available made it easier to try and dip the hands into the business. Amazon FBA for one is a platform often considered by many as their base for their eCommerce business with a chance to go global.
You probably have heard about small business owners making it big through eCommerce and expanding globally. They’re in Amazon, Alibaba, Shopify, Lazada and all other eCommerce platforms. Judging by their stories and the number of sellers in these platforms you can tell that eCommerce is indeed a lucrative business. This article discusses about business failures that all budding entrepreneurs should be aware of.