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Do You Think an commerce store #in

In china business, e-commerce, usa by Michael Michelini6 Comments

Been thinking more about about the direction of the business. And I am really thinking the above idea could have an interesting twitter to today’s ecommerce + social meda. Create an online store from my blog. Put my “personal brand” behind the products we are selling. I can cross promote thosse products on this blog have discussions on the products…show …

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Interviewing Ebay China #1 Seller in 2009, Lu Haichuan

In china business by Michael Michelini2 Comments

Please bear with me, no video / voice yet in this interview….but its my first effort in interviewing some of these facinating Chinese based Chinese ecommerce (export driven) companies I am coming across. Yesterday (Tuesday) in Shenzhen we took about an hour drive up to the outskirts of the city (Bao An) to a new place I had never heard …

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How Much Longer Can The Chinese Economy Withstand its Growth?

In china business by Michael Michelini1 Comment

Tweeted earlier about hearing all these talks of China finally feeling its growth is unstoppable (LA times article)….it talks about 3 main issues for the Chinese economy: slowing GDP growth – exports are lowering….Chinese factories are struggling to survive, accepting lower margins….the small factories are getting squeezed out. They are thinking of all kinds of ways to differentiate from their …

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More Expat Friends Leaving China, Its Getting Harder to Stay!

In china business by Michael Michelini14 Comments

After doing more hyper networking in China, I am meeting more and more foreigners who are coming and going….learning from those who are leaving and coming and trying to reflect on it…. This article was shared to me by Boyd Jones over the weekend and it inspired this blog post – China’s Ex-Expats: Emerging Asia Beckons, discussing how many foreigners …

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Discussing English Social Media in a Chinese Foreign Trade Conference

In china business, china seo by Michael Michelini1 Comment

Still makes me laugh, and a bit worried at the same time….discussing Facebook, Google+, Twitter inside of China – where the country blocks these online social media platforms. But again, these export-based internet and ecommerce businesses cannot allow politics to get in the way of them making money – and as social media becomes more and more important for SEO, …