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4th Shenzhen Ecommerce Meetup

In Events, News by Michael Michelini1 Comment

The 4th meetup to be on Saturday May 14, The Shenzhen Internet Marketing Group is organizing a meetup on Saturday afternoon, May 14, in the afternoon from 1pm to approx 5 or 6pm. 1) cost – its FREE. the room is given to us for free from King Dee cmpany, and speakers are doing it as volunteers.  2) Directions, there …

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Survey for the 3rd Shenzhen E-commerce Meet-up

In Events, News by Michael MicheliniLeave a Comment

Dear attendees of last Saturday’s 3rd Shenzhen Ecommerce Meeting, As promised, we are sending out this email to get more feedback from you guys on what you want from this Kindly take this short survey, link as follows:   http://goo.gl/IN95U You can check the video for the 3rd meet up and the updated information regarding next event on the following …

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Featured on Chinese Tech News – Twitter vs. Weibo

In china business, china seo by Michael Michelini5 Comments

While some may not believe, I survived to successfully enter China and speak about Twitter and Facebook promotion (amazing because the government forbids and blocks it). But Chinese businesses that need foreign customers (ie export businesses) NEED TO USE TWITTER AND FACEBOOK. Flat out, no questions asked, more and more, you need social media in order to compete in today’s …

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Making My Mother Cry

In family friends by Michael Michelini12 Comments

I think mothers always get a bit emotional during their child’s birthdays…remembering the birth and thinking how their son/daughter has grown over time. When I used to live at home on my birthday, my mom would put out photo albums of my birth date at the hospital and my early days growing up, the albums being left open on the …

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Do We All Live Fair Tales Lives?

In motivation by Michael Michelini5 Comments

I remember Braveheart was one of my favorite movies, a boy who due to his father’s death in battle while he was young, had to leave his hometown to live with his uncle far away. But this allowed him to learn much more, experience much more…expand his horizons. When he got older, “became a man”, he returned to his hometown. …

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Successful 3rd meetup, looking forward to #4

In Events, News by Michael MicheliniLeave a Comment

Thanks to everyone who made it out to the 3rd Shenzhen ecommerce / internet marketing meetup. It was a bit smaller than the 2nd, but we aimed for it to be smaller so that we can be more “intimate” Attendance was approximately 50 people, this time it was all in English (we wanted to save time from translating each presentation, …

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How to Create An Ecommerce Shop for Under $150usd

In How To Guides by Michael MicheliniLeave a Comment

This was presented at the 3rd meetup in Shenzhen by Nik. Here is in English and chinese: 如何花费不到150美金建立一个电子商务网站 In next few steps you will see we can still do it and compete with the big guys 在接下来的几个步骤,你会看到我们仍然可以做到这一点和竞争的大家伙 step1: Buy a Domain if you search the internet enough you will see it costs around9-12美金. anything lower than 8美金 is a trick …

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Crazy Dream -What may have kept me at my NY job!

In business, usa by Michael Michelini4 Comments

I’ve been thinking a lot, and with my big shift from fixed office to coworking and freelancing, I think back to my time four years ago at Deutsche Bank and when I put in my notice to leave my job. My manager I guess kind of expected it, I had already filed with them (per SEC regulations) that I had …

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Managing When Everyone Wants to be a Freelancer!

In business by Michael Michelini14 Comments

Seriously today’s world is changing so quickly world is flat, technology is moving at lightening speed with tablets and mobile technology replacing the need for laptops (never mind archaic desktops!), coworking is the new modern office, and everyone is a independent contractor and freelancer! I have always wondered this since my day job at Deutsche Bank…so many people were not …

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Trying To Not Get Writer’s Block!!!

In family friends, social media by Michael Michelini12 Comments

I’m not updating this blog as much – SORRY. Seems people are actually reading it, as I’m getting reminders that I am not posting as much, and they enjoy reading it. Put this photo from my roadtrip from Xiamen to Hong Kong last weekend….its going through one of the many road tunnels you drive through in China…and represents the endless …