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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
GFA284. Start Selling A Product Or Not? The big burning question is – deciding If You should even enter a specific product. This is such a common question sellers have – how to decide which next product to focus on. Let’s tune in to today’s guest Emma Schermer Tamir who is the Co-Founder and Chief Creative of Marketing by Emma as she provides insights to consider when launching a new product. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode284
Business sustainability is not a trend that will see its imminent end sometime soon. It is a mindset that every business owner like you must have if you want to see your business grow. To understand more intensely the idea of business sustainability, it is best to know, first and foremost what it really is.
The end of the year is fast-approaching. And, most of the people are already on holiday mode. But you, as business owners, do you also go on a holiday mode and let the year-end sort itself out? If you still are in a quandary as to what you need to do as the end of the year is looming, we came up with a to-do list that can help you close your year and begin the next with a clean slate.
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.
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.
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.
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.
GFA278. Today’s guest we have Richard Conrad and we will discuss how other parts of the world – and more specifically, China – may see the US culture perspective. Richard is the writer of the book “Culture Hacks: Deciphering Differences in American, Chinese, and Japanese Thinking”. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode278.
GFA277. In this podcast, we are doing an interview about influencers and family businesses – importing from China. We have Alan Scanlan talking about his work with the family business sourcing with Ireland, his journey to Hong Kong and building a brand around influencers for heavy Asian sports brand. Let’s tune in. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode277.
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.
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.
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.
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.