How Overseas Investors Can Tap Into the Hong Kong and Asia Startup Markets with Jay Kim

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GFA193. This week we are talking investment! It is a topic many people are always interested in getting into (myself included) and wondering how does it start. Especially here in Asia where – during my Wall Street days, it seemed so obscure and high risk. Let’s listen in as our guest, Jay Kim give talks about how overseas investors can tap into the Hong Kong and Asia startup markets! For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode193.

Importing and Distributing Food Items For the Chinese Market with Glenn Ball from Nogogo

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GFA191. Everyone wants to sell to China. And one of the top product categories people want to sell is imported foreign foods. This guest has been on my list for quite some time and I am excited to have him on the show – Glenn Ball, the General Manager of Nogogo Online groceries. It is one of the first and largest online stores in China for foreign goods, based right here in Shenzhen. Let’s tune in and listen more about selling food in China. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode191.

How To Import into USA

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Importing goods is one effective way to obtain great products and a great way to expand a business. Importing products, however, takes a lot of time, effort and patience. Bringing in products to the United States isn’t that hard as long as you are prepared and knowledgeable about the methods and procedures of importing. Read this importing to USA guide for more details.

Attend the CHina CHat Conference in Shanghai

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CHat Conference is Back in Shanghai This September! I’m excited to announce that the team at China Channel is bringing back their CHat conference! The dates have been released for Sept 21-22, 2017 followed by a Wechat App hackathon! Learn more about wechat conference 2017.

Introducing The E-Commerce Gladiator TV Series

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Introducing E-commerce Gladiator! This new e-commerce venture we are doing live has moved to the next level – we are going to have it professionally made into a proper video series! Starting with our kickoff on Tuesday August 22 we will announce the partners in this new venture and introduce our plan for launch.

Keeping a Competitive Advantage In Today’s Factory To Consumer (F2C) World with Christopher Oliva

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GFA186. Wondering how to stay ahead in today’s factory direct to consumer business trend? We bring with us an electronics design engineer and China business expert on the show – Christopher Oliva who will share a wealth of knowledge about factory to consumer competition. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode186.

Building an Internet Marketing Company in Saigon, Vietnam With Karl Kangur

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GFA184. This episode is the second part of a two part series while I was in Vietnam – we have Karl Kangur, an internet marketing guru who is making moves in Saigon Vietnam. Learn some insights on how he came out to Saigon, as well as perspectives on local staff, company set up, and managing teams as well as the internet marketing in Saigon, enjoy! For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode184.

How To Leverage Wechat Official Accounts

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Are you a business looking to market in China? Want to take it beyond simple market research and personal Wechat accounts?
Then today’s guide is perfect for you. We are going to go into various tools and strategies for leveraging the true power of a Wechat Official Accounts.

Stripe Officially Launches in Hong Kong

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Its official – Piruze Sabunca hosted the official Stripe Hong Kong launch event last night, and you can read up the official Stripe blog post on HK’s launch here. While I feel they Stripe has been in town for quite some time, they officially have launched in Hong Kong this week. At a special event at the Rise Conference, the … Read More

How to Start Selling on Amazon FBA, Internationally (The Definitive Guide)

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The internet has made everything easier. With social media, ads and whatnot, marketing and selling has become a lot easier. Selling a product online allows you to reach a wider audience and new customers, and as a buyer, shopping online is basically like having a big shopping mall right at your fingertips – one click and you have access to the whole world. One of the wonders that the internet can offer, is selling on amazon FBA. Truly, the internet has changed the way people buy and sell things by removing traditional geographic boundaries.

Managing Development in China with Rick Tang

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GFA179. This week’s show we have a true entrepreneur – Rick Tang who talks managing development in China, about how he built his business by finding the right technology workers in China, managing the team, cashflow, times he has real estate finance issues, and more ups and downs of the roller coaster of business. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode179.

How To Know What The Import Duty Is In HK

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Love a certain product and can’t find it on store shelves in Hong Kong? You and your friends group buying them from America and shipping over for your own use. You may be onto a new business opportunity! It is overwhelming deciding where to start to turn this into a business, and today we’ll go through some of the technical tactics for importing it into Hong Kong. Find out more in this import tax hk article!

Should You Take a Dividend or a Salary From Your Business? in Hong Kong and Globally With Ray Ng

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GFA175. How are you paying yourself? This is a hot topic from many listeners – as entrepreneurs, digital nomads, e-commerce sellers traveling the world- how do we pay ourselves? Its important to take care of ourselves – but also maximize the tax benefits – for Hong Kong as well as anywhere in the world. Today’s episode we have Ray Ng to talk about getting salary from business. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode175.

The Next Level For “International Business Land” – Meet Our GFA Experts Network

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Doing business around the world has been something locked up for the massive conglomerates for decades. At Global From Asia, our mission has to been to bring this mysterious task of running an international business as a hustling startup or a budding business owner. Its been years and there is no end in sight for the information and knowledge and network we have to share. It has gotten to the point that we had to open it up to a network – a network of amazing international business experts around the globe – our very own GFA experts network!

How To Keep Your Supplier Motivated

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Though suppliers in China are all very unique, they do have a lot of things in common. One major thing is the oversupply of orders that they receive. We need to take a quick look at Chinese economy and how massive it became in the past decade or so. This article about motivating suppliers would be very informative for businessmen everywhere.

Lessons and Tips Learned At The Pebble Founder Talk

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So I had the lucky opportunity to go to a fireside chat with Eric, the founder of Pebble Watch. If you don’t know what Pebble is – I guess you haven’t been following the crowdfunding scene! They are the poster child of the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform, raising 80 million US dollars on their kickstarter campaign!