The Product Is Live on Amazon & More Team Restructuring

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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.

History Lesson on Chinese Amazon FBA Sellers with Ricardo Li

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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.

Dethawing After Chinese New Year & Hunting Down The Inbound Amazon Shipment

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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.

Listening To Your Customers To Create An International Logistics Company with Jack Peng

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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.

New Products, Team Updates, Keeping Momentum

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GFAE025. There is lot of updates got some of the sadder news done at the beginning – combined with a battery too. New products, listeners and friends helping us along way and more! Will be doing these every other Friday – now Enjoy! For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/ecommerce025.

Hiring & Managing Chinese Staff with Monica Chao

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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.

Building an International Fashion Blog from Singapore with Sylvia Van de Logt

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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.

What Is An ICO And How To Use It For Your Global Business with Ellis Gyongyos

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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.

Bridging Borders Between China and International Markets using Logistics with Josh Ruskin of SF Express

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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.

Placed The Order, Contract with Factory Signed, Next Steps Planned

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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.

Building Up a Youtube Channel From Inside China with Winston Sterzel, SerpentZA

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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.

Onto the Next Supplier & Our Small Order Hassles with Chris Gormley

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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.

Equity Crowdfunding Tips From An ex-Googler who moved from Asia to London to build a fintech company with Viktor Nebahaj

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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.

Scared The Factory Off With a Contract? Chinese Supplier Negotiations Saga Continues

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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.