GFA403. In this episode of the Global From Asia podcast, our guest Kitty Lai shares her expertise in the world of ecommerce branding. Kitty discusses her journey in the ecommerce industry and highlights the differences between starting a brand for ecommerce versus traditional methods. She emphasizes the core considerations when starting a new ecommerce brand and provides valuable insights on common pitfalls and mistakes to avoid. Kitty also emphasizes the importance of packaging and shares tips and strategies for choosing the right packaging for products. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/packaging/.
GFA295. The Coronavirus, now officially known as SARS-CoV-2 that causes the disease COVID-19, has infected more than 70,000 people from its epicenter in Wuhan, China to the world over. We gathered from 27 business experts within the GFAVIP community, their insights on how the coronavirus scare affected their businesses and the industry as a whole.
Learning about manufacturing. The world may be going global but we’re still challenged by old fashioned borders—that’s how international entrepreneurs behind the 2016 Cross Border Summit described the mission of the event. The 2016 event welcomed international business leaders from multiple countries, with an emphasis on cross border commerce in China.
GFA232 + GFAE Bonus Announcement. Welcome to this week’s show, loyal listeners! Today we brought Bryant Zhang, co-founder of Ennoplus factory. They are a manufacturer and designer of solar powered outdoor LED lights. I am inside the factory to do this show, and discuss some insights of how they started and grew so fast. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode232.
GFA218. This week we have Happy Lin! She is a second generation business owner of a factory here in Shenzhen. This show has an interesting discussion about how foreigners copied her! She shares in this podcast how she was copied by buyers and how she innovated. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode218.
Our featured member today is a 25-year old Canadian entrepreneur who is CEO of a manufacturing consulting company – Source Find Asia. Aside from being a CEO, Rico Ngoma is also a podcaster and a vlogger who moved to China 3 years ago directly after college from Toronto with a dollar and a dream to start his own business.
GFA202. We have listeners asking, and we are providing! Taiwan has been a topic that many are curious about, the corporate structure, the “scene”, and other fun facts. So this week, we are delivering. We have with us a guest I met at the Cross Border Matchmaker, Kara Atchison who is an American business woman based in Taiwan. She will talk about Leveraging Taiwan for Business as well as some tips and strategies for sourcing from Chinese factories. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode202.
GFA192. In today’s podcast, we have Greg Fisher to speak all about China factory operation. He has created an amazing hardware community called Hardware Massive which is a global network of makers where I have had the pleasure to speak at a couple times and really enjoy the people in the community. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode192.
GFA187. Part 2 of manufacturing knowledge overload! Last week was a bit more on protecting yourself in the growing F2C (Factory to Consumer) world – this week we are into manufacturing. So now you have the custom product idea, how do you make it a reality. Chris gives us insights on getting an MVP going all the way to mass production manufacturing and some really good tips in overseeing production of your new products. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode187
GFA177. This week’s show we have Darren Whitaker, talking about amazing ways to manufacture and manage your suppliers in China. He has been through quite a bit and shares some of his experiences and well as tips and tactics on how to best source and manufacture from China as well as talk about his services especially if you are in need of a secret shopper in China. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode177.
GFA138. On today’s blog, we have Pete to give us some insights about switching factories and price negotiating! This will especially be a helpful show for those already dealing with factories looking for some more middle to advanced ideas. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode138.
GFA129. Today’s show, we have Nick Bartlett to talk about shipping and logistics from China and Hong Kong. Nick’s sales force is qualified as freight consultants – their services expand across all different methods of shipping and advice. Find out more about shipping and logistics HK and China more. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode129.