GFA294. This week’s show we have Carlos Alvarez with us who is a true entrepreneur, doing a million and one things and today we are covering being CREATIVE. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/tragedy-scam-turned-millions.
Wild Wild East Story with Devin Ehrig
GFA293. In this week’s show, we try to lighten up the whole situation a bit here so we have a fun one with Devin Ehrig who is a really good friend of mine. We talk about wild wild east story about good old times in this crazy ventures in China. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/wild-wild-east-story.
Incoterms That Every E-commerce Entrepreneur Should Know
It wasn’t a long time ago when crossing borders was a far-fetched milestone for small local businesses. With the development of e-commerce however, even small businesses were presented opportunities for growth across borders. E-commerce plays a very crucial role in pushing further and beyond, international trade. Learn more of Incoterms and what it stands for.
Story of Building a Private Label Brand inside China with Cameron Walker
GFA 292. Welcome to today’s show! Our guest for today is someone who has always been so supportive of the GFA community over the years – Cameron Walker. He’s spent many years at Global Sources developing the trade shows, but is now a full time entrepreneur and Amazon seller! I have been able to see his growth and convinced him to come on the show and share. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/building-label-brand-in-China.
Finding Growth Channels Where Your Competitors Aren’t Looking with Davis Nguyen
GFA291. Talking about multiple channels for marketing, not just relying on one – this week is also a good one. We had a lot of really good conversation with our podcast guest for today, Davis Nguyen. He is the founder of My Consulting Offer and a marketing expert. He is sharing with us some insights about how to, how he’s done it and how others can scale up and really grow their business. Let’s tune in.
The Journey Scaling a MultiMillion Dollar Ecommerce Drop Ship Business with Kevin Zhang
GFA290. Today’s show is really exciting. It’s a really good one about drop ship empires. We have the pleasure to get Kevin Zhang who is a serial eCommerce entrepreneur who at the age of 23 generated $20M in sales in his first year as an entrepreneur. Find out why and how he did it. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/multimillion-dropship-business.
Hyperlocal Marketing: A Boost on E-commerce Or A Threat?
Hyperlocal and e-commerce are closely related as both are dealing with marketing products and services. But there are major differences between the both of them that may influence entrepreneurs in choosing which direction to take. The e-commerce industry has been expanding its reach year on year, trying to carve out a bigger chunk of the pie of global retail sales. Find out how ecommerce has an effect on hyperlocal businesses.
Starting a Business in China in 2000s vs 2020s with Peter Rasmussen
GFA289. We have another epic one today with our amazing guest, Peter Rasmussen who is a true China entrepreneur. He gives us insights that there are ways to succeed as a Western company in China. Check out our full show notes at GlobalFromAsia.com/start-china-business/
Expand Overseas in 2020, Hacks And Insights with Jana Krekic
GFA287. This week’s show is a cool one. Our guest speaker Jana Krekic and I talk about expanding globally, hacks and insights from all these different marketplaces. Jana Krekic is an amazing entrepreneur, business owner and world traveler. We had this world discussion about some of the ins and outs as well as what she has seen and experience with her clients. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode287.
E-commerce Trends For Year 2020
The E-commerce revolution is growing at a rapid pace and shows no sign of slowing down. Not only is it growing, it is also evolving. Allied industries move in parallel which only makes e-commerce an even stronger force. E-commerce in the year 2019 is not without the emergence of key developments that will move through with updates in year 2020. There were a lot, of course, but we will highlight some of those that we deem will be used optimally and be upgraded continually.
Transitioning From Q4 to Q1 With your Listings and Strategy with Keith O’Brien
GFA285. In this episode, we are talking about transitioning from Q4 to Q1 for your Amazon or eCommerce business with Keith O’Brien. Keith will be giving you some ideas and tidbits on what you should do for your listing and your eCommerce business now that Q4 is basically over and what to do going into the new year. Let’s tune in. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode285.
Business Plan: Why It’s Important and How To Write One
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?
Going Ecommerce China Factory Direct PLUS Sustainability with Sydney Badger
GFA282. This week’s show, we are talking about ecommerce and sustainability with Co-Founder of Public Habit, Sydney Badger. She is doing amazing things. Publich Habit has a goal of reducing textile waste. She shares her insights, and hopefully it gives everybody here some idea on sustainability and she’s using ‘made in China’ with her fashion business, which is interesting. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode282.
eBay days vs Amazon days, Supply Chain & Ecommerce Evolution with Brandon Dupsky
GFA281. In today’s episode we have Brandon Dupsky who has been doing eCommerce since the 90s, has done so many different, eBay and website and Amazon and has so much insight. We talk a little bit about his experience early seller on eBay, scaling up. Crashing down, learning, reflecting what he’s, what is seen changed from eBay days to Amazon days. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode281.
Finding USA Advisors (White Face) Partners for Your American Expansion
GFA280. This week’s show is pretty interesting. We have Warren Whitlock who is a social media marketer, content marketer, business expert, and all around. He is currently in Las Vegas USA doing amazing things and today we have this interesting discussion about ways to get American advisors and partners, about finding a US rep or a white face for your business in America. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode280.
How Chatbots Can Help Grow Your E-commerce Business
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.
Making Money Utilizing Amazon Services Companies – A 7 Figure Seller’s Perspective
GFA279. In this episode, we have a 7-figure amazon seller, Peter Chiang, share his insights on how to make money utilizing Amazon services companies. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode279.
Congratulations To CBS 2019, Wrapping Up An Amazing Fourth Annual Cross Border Summit in Guangzhou, China
The focus of this year’s Cross Border Summit was around the demands for scaling and synergizing. Over 100 amazing executives in the cross-border export market with a focus on Amazon FBA. Speakers and attendees represented USA, Canada, Southeast Asia, and throughout Europe.
All On This Week – 6 Years GFA, 4 Years CBS, Newest Book
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.
Reflecting on the Amazon FBA business (PLUS Ecommerce Gladiator Book Release) with Cadrian Chan
GFA276. So today’s show is part of the launch of this new book – Ecommerce Gladiator – and we bring one of the partners of the business that was built during this program – Cadrian Chan. He was the main investor and there from beginning to acquisition. We discuss how things went, what we both learned, what would have been done differently, and what was accomplished, enjoy! For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode276.
Growing Amazon Sales: Human and Machine Data Insights Will Tjernlund
GFA275. We are talking about growing Amazon sales and today’s guest, Will Tjernlund is an expert in Amazon. He talks about leveraging humans to get keywords and concepts and ideas. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode275.
Money in the Longtail, Adding 40,000 SKUs in 2 years with Mike Hartman
GFA274. Maximizing profits is the theme in today’s show with Mike Hartman, Managing Partner of Innoventic and a speaker in the upcoming Cross Border Summit sharing his insights on how to scale tens of thousands of products in Amazon and Shopify, how to make money, diversify and a lot more! For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode274.
The Benefits of Building an Online Community For Your Business
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.
Finding The Right Service Provider Internationally with Kristina Mertens
GFA273. Today’s show, we have Kristina Mertens from Sermondo who is the Business Development Manager and we have had a very fascinating conversation as she shares a few tips and tricks in finding a good service provider for your business. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode273
Prohibited Content in Facebook Ads That You Need to Know
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.