Finding & Hiring Your Virtual Team in the Philippines with Rebecca Nelson

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Corporate, Podcast0 Comments

GFA407. In this episode, we’re diving into the world of outsourcing and discovering the secrets of finding and hiring your virtual team in the Philippines. Discover the pitfalls of instant hiring, the importance of a structured hiring process, and the power of clear communication when building a remote team. Join us as we explore the strategies and challenges of outsourcing in the dynamic landscape of international business.

Building, Selling Amazon Brands – Seller Story Time Creating Brands, Selling, & Starting New with Chip Ge

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Ecommerce, Podcast0 Comments

GFA405. In this episode of the GFA Podcast, we interview a remarkable seller who shares their experiences in brand-building, selling, and starting over. Discover valuable lessons from the good, the bad, and the ugly aspects of their journey, as well as insights into adapting to a changing business landscape. Get ready for an inspiring conversation packed with actionable insights for entrepreneurs. For full show notes, check out

Tax Strategies For Cross-Border Business Owners: Go Where You’re Treated Best with Andrew Henderson

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Ecommerce, Podcast, Taxes0 Comments

GFA404. In this exclusive interview, Andrew Henderson, the founder of Nomad Capital, shares invaluable insights and strategies to help you maximize your earnings and protect your wealth in the ever-changing global landscape. Discover the latest trends and flows of money among the elite, and gain actionable tactics to secure financial success. Whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or new to the world of business ownership, this episode is a must-listen for those ready to take control of their financial future. For full show notes, check out

Branding & Packaging Tactics for Your Ecommerce Brand with Kitty Lai

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Ecommerce, Manufacturing, Podcast0 Comments

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

Advanced Discussion on Ocean Container & Supply Chain From Thailand / Asia to USA

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Advanced Discussion on Ocean Container & Supply Chain From Thailand / Asia to USA

GFA402. Streamlining the shipping process to Amazon’s fulfillment centers can greatly benefit sellers. Valuable insights and ideas shared in this discussion provide effective strategies for sending a 40ft full container load efficiently and cost-effectively. Amazon’s preference for palletized shipments due to limited receiving teams is highlighted, emphasizing the recommendation to send such shipments to Jengis warehouse. This not only expedites the receiving process but also offers cost advantages over non-palletized shipments. While using Amazon Partnered Carrier is cheaper, it is important to consider longer transit times. For full show notes, check out

Product Launch in 2023 is Much Different than the Past with Chris Thomas and Regina Peterburgsky

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Ecommerce, Podcast0 Comments

GFA400. Welcome to today’s episode of our podcast, where we’ll be joined by Chris Thomas and Regina Peterburgsky, two experts from The Australian Seller community. In this episode, we’ll be discussing the evolving landscape of product launches in 2023 and how it differs from the past. As e-commerce continues to grow and change rapidly, it’s crucial for sellers to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and strategies to ensure their products stand out in a crowded marketplace. Additionally, Chris and Regina will be sharing details about their upcoming mastermind event for established sellers, taking place in Bali, Indonesia from June 18-22. So sit back, relax, and let’s dive into the world of e-commerce and product launches in 2023. For full show notes, check out

Manufacturing and Selling a Lingerie Brand from Chiang Mai Thailand with Ian Rembrandt

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Ecommerce, Podcast0 Comments

GFA399. Today’s episode is a fun one – we are talking about selling lingerie made in Thailand around the world. We will be featuring Ian Rembrandt where we talk about his experiences 10 years since he started selling lingerie on Amazon, Etsy and his website – the good, the bad, and the ugly. Let’s tune in. For full show notes, check out

Supply Chain Management (Speaking at Amazon Singapore) with Michael Michelini

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GFA398. In today’s episode, we will be discussing the ins and outs of supply chain structuring, from product introduction to shipping options, inventory forecasting and more. We have an exciting lineup of topics to cover, including a real-life case application set during CNY 2023, tips on packaging, and key takeaways that you can apply to your own supply chain strategy. Whether you’re an experienced seller or just starting out, you won’t want to miss the valuable insights we have in store for you. Plus, stay tuned for a special segment on the upcoming Canton Fair. Let’s dive in! For full show notes, check out

Speaking at Amazon Thailand – External Traffic for Your Amazon Business with Michael Michelini

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GFA397. In this episode, Mike shares his insights on the topic of external traffic for your Amazon business, providing tips and strategies on attribution affiliates, paid ads, and real-world examples. This episode is perfect for Amazon sellers who want to build a long-lasting, sustainable business with reliable external traffic sources. Join us as we learn from his extensive experience in the Amazon space. For full show notes, check out

Preparing for the Canton Fair Re-opening with Michael Michelini

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Ecommerce, Podcast0 Comments

GFA396. As one of the biggest trade shows in the world, the Canton Fair has been a crucial platform for businesses to showcase their products and connect with potential clients. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the fair has been closed for more than a year, leaving many businesses uncertain about how to navigate the upcoming re-opening. Michael offers practical advice on how to make the most out of this opportunity, from logistics and planning to building relationships and generating sales. Let’s tune in! For full show notes, check out

Using Meditation and Mindfulness (TLC) to Become a Better Business Person with John Hubble

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Ecommerce, Lifestyle, Living, Podcast0 Comments

GFA394. In this episode, you’ll hear from John Hubble, the founder and creator of TLC, also known as The Living Crystal. He’ll be sharing strategies for improving your business and mindset using meditation and mindfulness techniques. We’ll also touch on John’s journey from the US to Asia, his experience in engineering, and his role as a mindfulness guru. The episode coincides with the launch of TLC on Kickstarter, so don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn from the best. For full show notes, check out

Enter the Rising Sun (Japan Story & Lessons) with Gary Huang

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Ecommerce, Podcast0 Comments

GFA393. I’m excited to have our guest, Gary Huang, back on the show. In one of our previous episodes, Gary shared valuable insights on 7-figure sellers, but today we’re going to dive into his journey to Japan and his pandemic story. As a cross-border business person, Gary has an interesting tale of how he ended up in Japan during the pandemic. For full show notes, check out

Growing Your Ecommerce Sales in 2023 – Tactics and Strategies with Chris Rawlings

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Ecommerce, Podcast0 Comments

GFA392. We have a great show today talking about growth strategies in 2023 with Chris Rawlings who is dropping amazing knowledge! We discuss about different strategies of growing your Amazon or e-commerce business in general. Listen to us talk about listings, business and even a little bit of AI. Let’s tune in! For full show notes, check out

Building an Eco Friendly Ecommerce Brand in Thailand – Entrepreneur Story with Antoinette Jackson

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Ecommerce, Podcast0 Comments

GFA390. In today’s episode, we actually have a fun one going on site and meeting more sellers. We are featuring a pretty cool brand using natural beeswax products, environmental friendly products which are manufactured here in Chiang Mai, Thailand. We have the founder Antoinette Jackson who is the founder of and making lots of amazing things. Let’s tune into the show. For full show notes, check out

Journey Becoming a Digital Nomad, Ecomm Seller in Asia! with Riley Bennett

Michael MicheliniLifestyle, Living, Podcast, Travel0 Comments

GFA389. Living a life of adventure as a digital nomad, traveling to incredible places like Thailand and Bali has become more popular than ever. In this episode, we hear the story of Riley Bennett, who made this lifestyle his own – he found success on his journey, and now is trying to inspire others with it too! Let’s tune in! For full show notes, check out

Alternatives To Selling Your Business with Coran Woodmass

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Ecommerce, Podcast, Sales0 Comments


GFA 387. Welcome back Coran Woodmass on the GFA podcast! It’s been a pleasure to have him involved with the community over the years speaking at our Cross Border conferences, and being a guest on the show. Today’s topic – Alternatives To Selling Your Business – is perfect for the GFA community. Many of us are bootstrappers and lifelong entrepreneurs who build businesses. We enjoy the start, but are not sure what to do once it hits a certain critical mass. Let’s tune in!

Experience Launching a Product on Amazon FBA in 2022 [Blimp Case Study] with Luciano Drehmer, Francis Austin and Peter Luxenburg

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Ecommerce, Podcast0 Comments

GFA385. Today’s show we have one of our franchisees from the first cohort of the Blimp Method program which we kicked off right in the new year Jan 2022! We thought it a perfect time to invite Francis and Peter to the podcast today to share the experience – as well as insights – of launching a product on Amazon in 2022, and working with us at GFA’s Blimp Method course and program. Let’s tune in. For full show notes, check out