GFA220. Today we are talking about fun stuff – product certifications and regulations! Today’s guest is Fredrik Gronkvist who is an expert in the product sourcing world as a founder at China Importal. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode220.
GFA219 We have a travel agency japan podcast this time. We welcome Andres on our show. I finally get to interview him for our podcast. He’s been on my radar since his great talk in Europe about how he standardized and grown his Japanese boutique travel agency. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode219.
GFAE028. In today’s episode we discuss our mini and short celebration of the product being live, the pressure to have it “launched”, various feedback we have been receiving on the right way to launch. Tune in as we tell you more about our amazon listing live! For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/ecommerce028.
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.
GFA217. In this episode, we have Ricardo Li, a veteran in the Chinese cross-border export ecommerce space. Helping get eBay into China and Shenzhen – working alongside Chinese ecommerce sellers for years, he has unique insights and perspectives. In todays show we talk about Chinese Amazon history, the challenges the sellers face, and the opportunities in today’s market. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode217.
GFAE027. Episode 27 of Ecommerce Gladiator here for you today. This is one of those where I remind myself and listeners some of the risks when I made that first post announcing this venture – that I would have tough decisions to make with friends and fans of GFA. Today Roland and I talk about the progress of the shipment into Amazon, de-thawing after Chinese New Year and getting into the spring season, our virtual team getting established and more. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/ecommerce027.
GFA216. This week’s show we have the CEO and Founder of YunExpress logistics – Jack Peng. This is a company that was born from following the motto listening to customersso many people here but don’t always follow. Jack shares the journey of starting the logistics company as well as gives us some insights on logistics and export B2C ecommerce from China, enjoy! For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode216.
GFA215. Today is about OEM to brand podcast. We are continuing our Chinese factory interview series, for today’s show – we have David Wu – a second generation family factory owner. David shares the story and process of making a brand from a Chinese factory. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode215.
GFA214. Let’s discover all about Amazon FBA trends! We are in for a treat today – two amazing Amazon experts, Danny McMillan and Will Tjernlund come on the show to share insights and trends they are seeing in Amazon and e-commerce in this new year of 2018. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode214
GFA213. Welcome to episode 213 of the Global From Asia podcast! We have quite a treat on the show as many listeners have asked to hear more about Chinese Amazon FBA sellers and Amazon FBA business in China and this one will definitely come through with that request. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode213.
GFA212. PPC (pay per click) is a necessary tactic in today’s Amazon FBA world. Today we are pleased to bring on the show one of the pioneers in Amazon PPC and a leader in the industry, Brian Johnson. Brian will talk about leveraging PPC for Amazon campaigns. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode212.
GFA211. We had a blog about this one and we thought of making a Hiring Chinese Staff podcast as well. Had the pleasure to get Monica Chao on the podcast who has a wealth of experience from running a tech startup in Shanghai to working with ecommerce in San Francisco. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode211.
GFAE024. It is a bit harder to do business during holidays since orders should be and you have to make sure you get the manufacturer to finish on time and get the logistics out the door. Today we have Roland on the call and discuss how we are plowing through. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/ecommerce024.
GFA210. Building an International fashion blog from Singapore. This week we are talking Singapore and blogs! Sylvia Van de Logt is a seasoned internet marketer and blogger who has done quite a nice job growing her Forty Plus Style fashion blog while based in Singapore. We discuss how she got started, tactics for growing a blog, but also some insights on how she setup in Singapore and the benefits she has gotten there. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode210.
GFA209. What’s An ICO And How To Use It For Your Global Business? This week is for the FOMO people like me (FOMO stands for “fear of missing out” for those who don’t know). And I have been hearing about ICO over and over again the past couple months. So Devin from Shadow Factory VR Agency kindly connected me to Ellis Gyongyos from Know Your Token to discuss this ICO game. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode209.
GFAE023. Happy 2018 everyone, the E-commerce Gladiator series took last week off for the new year. This week we have Lorenzo and I discussing a great idea Meir suggested – bundling and selling the coffee accessories we currently have. So we are readjusting our Amazon FBA strategy. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/ecommerce023.
GFA208. Happy 2018! This is our first podcast for the new year – and we are bringing you the good stuff as always. This week we bring to you Josh Ruskin, from SF Express. He has a wealth of experience and knowledge on logistics and cross-border e-commerce into China as well as outside. Tune in as Josh tells us how he is bridging borders between China and international markets using logistics. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode208.
GFA207. Shanghai trip 2 for 1 bonus: this is an interview I am slipping in during the holiday season hoping a bunch of people skip past it. Then again, it is those interviews or that kind of content that you are holding your breath on when you publish that gets the most reactions. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode207.
GFAE022. Episode 22 of Ecommerce Gladiator here, and the gladiators are still pushing forward. The last couple weeks have been brutal to us – Santa Claus may have almost left us coal – but we have made progress and placed the order! In this week’s update, we have a bunch of the partners on – Cadrian Chan, Lorenzo, and Roland discussing about our factory order placed.
GFA206. In today’s episode, we have China’s first Youtube blogger, and been a regular blogger since 2008. – Winston Sterzel otherwise known as SerpentZA. We get him on the Global From Asia TV show (and audio podcast) to share his journey building up a China youtube channel and making it a top channel. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode206.
GFAE021. It has been a quite emotional ride here with Lorenzo and Roland heading up the operations side and sourcing – a part of e-commerce that I am not a fan of at all! Listen to our small order hassles as we bring them back on the show from last week. Also pulling in some experts to help us, an American manufacturing expert – Chris Gormley. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/ecommerce021.
GFA205. Equity crowdfunding tips From An ex-Googler who moved from Asia to London to build a fintech company. In today’s episode, we have Vicktor Nebahaj who will tell us how he followed his passion in equity crowdfunding to get into his current venture Free Trade so let’s listen in! For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode205.
GFAE020. This week’s show we have the majority of the founders of our Amazon FBA business on to discuss the latest upset in the China sourcing saga. It comes down to us sending them a contract with terms and punishments if they are late delivering and them coming back saying this order won’t be ready until after Chinese New year! Tune in for more discussion about supplier contracts. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/ecommerce020.