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Featured on a Chinese PR Site Sina.com!!!

In china seo by Michael Michelini14 Comments

Pretty awesome, my speech at the Xiamen SEO event was posted on a Chinese PR site sina.com http://tech.sina.com.cn/i/2009-04-09/17242988117.shtml Amazing, the photo is HILARIOUS! Translation is discussing my speech about SEO keyword research, importance of organizing your strategy before building a website, and the internet startup in Shenzhen, China that I am part of. Lets see how much coverage comes from …

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spent hours registering for so many social media sites

In websites by Michael Michelini6 Comments

Spent hours this sunday afternoon registering for all these various social media sites – a pretty cool service here www.checkusernames.com and it brought me right to the registration page. Sometimes I had no idea what I was signing up for until getting into the website and looking around. Twitter, facebook, and the normal I was using, but I realize these …

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Now Going 100% Internet and SEO

In websites by Michael Michelini7 Comments

Going through the travels, and mainly I’ve been always “tiptoeing” around the internet, but maybe not confident to do it 100%. Mobatech I was getting into sales and marketing, which lead to new york bar store, to shadstone – and in shadstone I was going to make it a marketing company, but decided instead of doing marketing for others, I …

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Easter Sunday in China

In china business by Michael Michelini2 Comments

Scary thing is, I didn’t realize it was going to be Easter Sunday until yesterday (Holy Saturday)! Have been traveling the past few days, caught up with work, and in China there aren’t many reminders about a Christian holiday! Spending the day at Bas’s house with him, Brent, and Dave – Mexican Taco night! Including a photo from a expat …

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SalesLion Go-Live and Birthday Bash

In websites by Michael Michelini4 Comments

Been so busy hard to keep posting on the blog. Insane amount of working getting Sales Lion live, did get to sneak in a cake today with the staff. Images attached. post more later ======= adding 4/12/2009 my horoscope for 2009. Think this below is pretty true, especially lately….still rather unpredictable future in the short term here, trying my best. …

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Launching Finnish SalesLion Survey

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Making great progress with the Finnish Sales Lion Saleslion.fi. Taking the Sales Lion survey, you’ll receive a free e-book in finnish on how to sell on the internet, as well as preferential rates and beta usage for our great new system – Sales Lion! this is the first .fi website I’ve been involved with, and being in China with a …

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Reflecting, maybe its my birthday coming

In motivation by Michael Michelini2 Comments

I think its because my birthday is coming, and that causes me to reflect on the past year, where i am going, what I want to be, and what is most important in my life. I definitely could not have predict the path my startup life would have taken me, here is a quick overview: ============= 2003 – (Mobatech) during …

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China, Finland, Euro, RMB – how lucky US English is

In china business by Michael Michelini3 Comments

The longer I’m outside of USA the more I realize how easy it was to do business. Everyone spoke the same language, everything was in US Dollars. The past couple weeks, i’m dealing with currency risk in my budgets, translating chinese legal documents for staff, and receiving finnish language website requests (a new website coming soon Sales Lion – let …

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Baby Christening in Phillipines & Jeepny Riding

In family friends by Michael Michelini3 Comments

me hanging off a tricycle taxi…..about to head into town from the hotel. Bas and Charlotte, his new daughter. Regular traffic day in Angeles, Pamapanga, Phillipines A typical bar…..which girl are you going to pick? This is amazing to watch the old white guys calling a waitress over…and the waitress uses a lazer pointer to signal which girl will come …

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In Phillipines, going to be a godfather!

In family friends by Michael Michelini5 Comments

Just arrived yesterday, in Angeles, Pampanga, Phillipines with Bas. he’s a new father and I am gonna be the godfather of his daughter – Charlotte Victoria. Baby christening will be Sunday. ITS SO HOT HERE. Staying in a resort hotel, but the pool is green…under construction. Life is out of control….guess I like it this way. At least I have …

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Fresh Start, end of months of question marks

In motivation by Michael Michelini2 Comments

what a wild ride….from closing office, losing business (es), being hard nosed in negoitations I feel i’ve done what needed to be done and tried my best to keep my customers, investors/partners, and suppliers happy….. DBR Shenzhen will be a new company focusing on internet technology, SEO, and online marketing with representation in Finland and Shenzhen.. It is going to …

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Back from Amsterdam…..trying to get back on my feet

In motivation by Michael MicheliniLeave a Comment

such an action packed week……still in the process of moving and currently staying at Bas’s place we’re invited to Amsterdam to talk about Spyble financing! Right off the plane, where I was only able to sleep 1 hour or so, directly into meetings with Kari. Sleep is for the weak, sleep when I die, thats the saying right? In an …

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in HK heading to Amsterdam

In motivation by Michael MicheliniLeave a Comment

Fighting to get 2009 in order, Bas and I are in hong kong airport now going to Amsterdam to meet a potential investor in Spyble. Been a wild ride in 2009, up and down, this world recession isn’t making it easy. Met John Davis this afternoon in Shenzhen and he is explaining some issues with his Australian partner company. Cannot …

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GO BIG OR GO HOME (Make It Happen)

In motivation by Michael Michelini2 Comments

Feel like i’m in a mafia movie and its kill or be killed……butting heads with everyone…..have to follow my gut, take the bull by the horns, and get it done. streamline operationsscale down and outsourcefocus on profitable businesssee who stands by my side and who walks. running on pure adrenaline now…..can’t stop, worked too hard to get this far and …