GFA253. We have a fun show this week, it’s about the struggle of an artist who was an employee in Russia to a successful design freelancer in Europe. Evgeniya Pautova tells her story. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode253.
GFA219 We have a travel agency japan podcast this time. We welcome Andres on our show. I finally get to interview him for our podcast. He’s been on my radar since his great talk in Europe about how he standardized and grown his Japanese boutique travel agency. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode219.
As we develop our new Amazon FBA business, we are researching and digging to find the right product, and product category to invest our time and money on. This is definitely SCARY! Heck, even for me with my decade plus experience in e-commerce – placing a bet on a product is a nerve racking thing. But this is business, and … Read More
GFA188. We are back in Southeast Asia! Today we have one of our GFAVIP members, Gustaf Brystrom and he is sharing about how he manages a development team in Thailand. While we have already had a podcast about incorporating in Thailand, he also mentions some of the practical advice for doing it – as well as some priceless tips on how to do it as a foreign company with special permits and licenses. For full show notes of this podcast on team management in Thailand, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode188.
We are starting a new e-commerce division at Global From Asia. We will be starting a new brand in a category on Amazon and sharing the progress on a weekly update with the community. Global From Asia started out as a Hong Kong business podcast in late 2013 and has evolved more and more into helping Amazon FBA and cross-border e-commerce businesses. So let’s get back involved ourselves in the industry and share it with the world. Read more about our Amazon FBA incubator case study
Global From Asia had the pleasure to be media at this year’s Rise Conference, and I was even able to get a front row seat at a fireside chat and AskGaryVee book signing event hosted by Startup Grind. While the event was streamed live and recorded by a ton of different media and bloggers – today I want to highlight … Read More
GFA180. Ever been curious how to do proper research before jumping into the Chinese market? Want to learn how a market research associate gets her analysis done? Then our guest for today’s episode, Xiaoning can help you with Chinese market research! For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode180.
GFA162. In today’s topic, we will get some interesting insights from Sean Weisbrot why his experience for the last 8 years he considered a waste of time and is finally getting it right in China in the last 6 months! Sean Weisbrot hosts events, moderates WeChat groups and is a “need to know ” connector throughout China. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode162.
GFA152 v2. For this week’s show – Joe Finkenbinder, a pioneer on the craft brew front here in China talks about his journey opening for business here in Shenzhen China and gives some boots on the ground advice, let’s listen in for more tips on this Craft Beer Brand China episode. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode152.
Wondering if Didi can become the next super app in China? In my own opinion, YES, Didi Chuxing (Didi) can become the next WeChat-like Super App. What is a Super App? A Super App has a huge user base and a dominating market share, a high usage frequency, and is the entry portal for many other service offerings. Let us … Read More
China has already entered ageing society and there is no doubt about that. According to China Bureau of Statistics, 137 million people were above 65 in 2014, which accounts for 10.1% of China’s total population. This was far above the 7% Ageing Society threshold. Sichuan and Chongqing have entered Aged Society with +14% elder’s population. 26 out of the 29 … Read More
Shanghai just started to roll out public city bikes by a private company called Mobike. Taipei, on the other hand, has been offering public city bikes (uBike) by Giant since 2009. I have tried the city bike services in both cities, 2015 in Taipei and 2016 in Shanghai, and I believe that Shanghai’s city bike service is a lot more … Read More
GFA142. Today, we are back in Hong Kong and have a fun story. I deal with a lot of Hong Kong accountants and CPAs, and one that I have gotten to know a bit is Joseph Ng – we had some great calls and discussions about his firm’s development, changing times in Hong Kong CPA story. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode142.
Are you part of a fintech company or looking to get started with one? You may be wondering where in the world you should base your business and operations. Hong Kong is becoming the center of Fintech companies and a hub you shouldn’t ignore. This article gives you tips and explains why you should base fintech in HK. Read more.
GFA137. So today’s show is a fun one, Chris Thomas, a listener, client, and friend shares all his story of product development and getting into Amazon FBA and product Hibermate – he’s been through a ton and I’m sure you’ll get some great value from this one as well as some new design problems. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode137.
Looking to build your own brand? Starting from scratch today with a blank notebook!? Well, you’re in for a treat today. This post will give you some outline and structure for how you can leverage the current Chinese supply chain. Save up front costs and build a long term brand for your international business.
Today we’re going to share a case study! This is a client who does sales and marketing coaching, and I am his past client. He heard all the benefits of a Hong Kong company and his improved sales tactics I learned helped me close him as a client here! Read on to know more of this Sales Coach HK article.
What do we do when we hit a bit downturn in our global business? This is a big challenge, and there are tons of answers depending on your specific situation. Today I hope to give you some tips and inspiration that have helped me in the down times. This article can be your business endeavors motivation.
GFA122. Today’s show we have our Cross Border Summit co-organizer Mea Boykins on – we met the next morning after a hyperactive full day conference to chat about how we started working together, how she came over to Asia, some insights on cross culture teams and cross cultural events and international business and what she is up to next. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode122.
Are you one of those business people who have partnered with an american or are you a non-american who have american business partners? Have had quite a bit of calls with business people who have done international partnering and and were wondering if Hong Kong is the right place for them. This is a tough one, and today let’s go through some of the thought process.