Coronavirus Shut Out & Stuck Between China & Thailand with Zack Franklin

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Lifestyle, Living, Podcast, Travel0 Comments

GFA297. Stuck outside of China. This one today will keep you on the edge of your seat as we listen to Zack Franklin – a regular on the show and a really good friend of mine share his horrible experience with the whole coronavirus nightmare and how he ended up stuck outside of China. Let’s tune in. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/stuck.

Coronavirus Impact: 28 Business Experts Weigh In On How The Coronavirus Is Affecting The E-commerce Industry

Michael MicheliniBlog, Business, Manufacturing, Podcast2 Comments

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.

Wild Wild East Story with Devin Ehrig

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Ecommerce, Lifestyle, Living, Podcast, Travel1 Comment

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

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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

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Ecommerce, Podcast0 Comments

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

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Ecommerce, Podcast0 Comments

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

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Ecommerce, Podcast2 Comments

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?

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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.

Expand Overseas in 2020, Hacks And Insights with Jana Krekic

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Ecommerce, Podcast0 Comments

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

Billy BeardBlog, Business, Ecommerce2 Comments

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

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Ecommerce, Podcast0 Comments

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

Michael MicheliniBlog, Corporate, Ecommerce, Investment0 Comments

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?

Sell or NOT? Tips and Insights To Decide To Launch a New Product or Not with Emma Schermer Tamir

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Podcast0 Comments

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: More Than Just A Trend

Billy BeardBlog, Business0 Comments

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.

Things Business Owners Should Do at The End of The Year

Billy BeardBlog, Business1 Comment

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.

Going Ecommerce China Factory Direct PLUS Sustainability with Sydney Badger

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Ecommerce, Podcast1 Comment

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

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Ecommerce, Podcast2 Comments

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

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Ecommerce, Podcast0 Comments

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

Billy BeardBlog, Business, Ecommerce1 Comment

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.