As a seller, it is vital to have a reliable and trustworthy supplier. The best supplier basically must be reliable, negotiable, offers high quality products and good customer service. There are many ways to locate a good supplier – thru the Internet, friend referral, yellow pages, industry events, etc. Two infamous happy hunting grounds for most sellers are Alibaba and Global Sources. Find our more about his Alibaba vs Global Sources article.
GFA194. This week’s show we are talking about my experience and a broad overview of Cross Border ecommerce more on the export side. I did this as a presentation at our Global From Asia Shanghai meetup. I share some of the insights and the history of how cross-border e-commerce came to be and some perspectives being involved in the industry and watching it over the years from a China angle. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode194.
Changes and innovation are key aspects of growing a business. As time passes, people change what they like to buy and how they shop. Just as the Internet has grown into an effective medium of marketing and selling, e-commerce has been the greatest rival to traditional shopping. Hence, for sellers, jumping on the bandwagon (e-commerce) became essential to grow their businesses. Find out more about shopify ecommerce in this blog.
amazon food sellers
A food entrepreneur and manufacturer can sell their goods and even prepared meals in most parts of the country through the marketplace feature of Amazon website to enhance their sales manifold.The trusted services of Amazon help you grow faster if you opt in for FBA that takes away the hassle of delivering the products off your hands completely. Find out how Amazon Food Sellers do it.
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.
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.
GFAE007. Meir Simhi is back! This is the first part of a 2 part series and in this episode Meir talks about e-commerce product selection which he said is the hardest part of e-commerce and right at the start – so we must brave through it! For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/ecommece007.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Why Start on Amazon FBA First For Your E-Commerce Business? What is the prime benefit? How much time should one invest?
These are common questions among sellers or people who want to sell products online. Carlos Magno from Shadow Factory VR Agency asks these questions in this amazon fba start article. Read on!
Americans have always dreamed of selling to the booming Chinese market and they are always confronted of the challenge in how to do just that. Today, we will share some tips and strategies on how you can leverage the power of Alibaba’s e-commerce tools to crack into the market. Read more about it in this Alibaba USA China article.
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.
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
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.
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
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