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Reliving “China Experiences” Through My Children

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My Son Is Eating Bugs in China (Reliving My First China Experiences) Back here in China now, and at the wife’s hometown. First up for dinner, dumplings – ok, sure – acceptable. But also some kind of bug larva. Miles was so scared when it first came on the table , standing up on his chair and pointing. Everyone laughed. …

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Landed in Shenyang, Week Plan Dec 22

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What Mike is Up to Dec 22- 28, 2019 Quick highlights: * Arrived in Shenyang, China – Typing this up from my aunt-in-law’s kitchen table in deep north China. Luckily has heating so don’t need to type with gloves! Will be here for the “Western” holidays. * May go to Harbin for Ice Festival (even colder) but doing it for …

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Packing It Up This Week

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Week Plan Dec 15 – 21, 2019 Highlights: Quick update, still in Chiang Mai, Thailand til Friday – working hard on content as I prepare to go to China where the internet doesn’t work. Kid’s Christmas Party Thursday Dec 19 (that is why we stayed this long!) Content creation and online marketing as usual Keeping this one short – honestly …

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Week of Dec 8 – 14, 2019

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Week of Dec 8 – 14, 2019 What Mike is Up To Now! Quick update: Back to Chiang Mai from a few days in Bangkok for the Affiliate World and Sellers World conferences. Creating new newsletter for investors and potential investors of Alpha Rock Capital Deciding on dates and location of the next Cross Border Summit, looking at Nov 20-22, …

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My Dad: Super Blood Donor (100 gallons)

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My Dad Is Amazing – Record 100 Gallon Blood Donor Since as young as I can remember, my dad has been donating blood. I remember going with him, getting a lollipop, and talking to the nurses at the various blood centers. Not sure how it got started, but he was giving blood consistently. Maybe every week or so, I would …

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See You in Bangkok? Sellers World + Affiliate World

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See You At Affiliate World Asia and Sellers World Conference in BKK? I’m pretty pumped – the last big event of 2019 for me – and it is a 2 for 1 Affiliate World Asia (Wed/Thurs Dec 4-5), 2019 And Sellers World Conference (Friday Dec 6), 2019 Will be going as Global From Asia media partner and there to connect …

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Packing For China + Bangkok Conference (Now: Dec 1-7, 2019)

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Packing, Bangkok, What Mike’s Up To Dec 1 – 7, 2019 This week ahead: Going to Affiliate World Asia and Seller’s World Conference Tuesday til Saturday in Bangkok. Packing up the house in Chiang Mai – boxes everywhere. Preparing to go to Manila after a few weeks in China to work more closely with the team at Alpha Rock Capital …

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Determining if a Website is Quality or Not

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Determining if a Website is Quality or Not Are you helping the company get more exposure online? Outreach, finding content partners, and more is critical to the growth of a website. Why? Because content creation is not enough. You need to “hustle” and find other websites and media companies to collaborate with. It is non-stop. As the Mikes’ Blog team …

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Family Moving to China in 2020

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Making a Move Back To China in 2020 Planning 2020 and upon arrival to Chiang Mai after the trip to Taipei and Bangkok, the wife and kids pick me up at the airport. Load up my luggage in the trunk and hop in the passenger side. Wife leans in and kisses me, says she loves me, and gets teary eyed. …

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Week Plan Nov 24-30 2019 [suddenly big changes for 2020]

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What’s Mike Up To Now – Nov 24 – Nov 30, 2019 * Back in Chiang Mai – was a fast and intense few days in Taipei, Taiwan and Bangkok, feels great to be back. * Full week of NO travel – just working on the laptop. * Planning 2020, thinking very strategically. * Wife and kids going to China …

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Hosted Workshop at MOX Taiwan on Content Marketing

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Amazing time Mentoring at MOX Accelerator in Taipei Back in Thailand after an amazing few days in Taipei, Taiwan! Much colder than I expected, winter season seems fully in effect! Went up to mentor the startups at the MOX Accelerator. TR Harrington, the Co-director there and an old friend from China online marketing days invited me to share. I did …

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Forgot When Thanksgiving Is…

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Isn’t Thanksgiving the Third Thursday of November? One of the things about living overseas / in Asia is you forget certain holidays. Thanksgiving is one of them. That is purely a USA holiday. Christmas on the other hand has been embraced all around the world, Thanksgiving is purely for Americans to be thankful for what they have. So much that …

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The Wife Is Back [all is ok now]

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So the wife is back. Throwing rocks at the balcony window at 1am – felt like a school kid in love . But no, it was because she gave her house key to the teaching assistant who was helping us with the kids. (Took quite a few rocks to wake me up) But I head downstairs at 1am to open …

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Nov 17-23, Week Plan

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What is happening – Nov 17 – 23, 2019 Highlights: Wife is coming back! Tonight (Sunday) Bloomberg article (podcast!) Going to Taiwan Tuesday to Friday Going to Bangkok for a NEAT community event Friday night ARC fund – a specific fund Cross Border Summit 2020 Still Planning New Site for WP2Static (Static Sites) HR management – 2020 thinking GFA Retreat …