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More Americans Wanting to Move to China!

In china business, usa by Michael Michelini7 Comments

It seems at least one per day now, either email, facebook message, twitter DM, or random add on skype and a chat. Phone calls and I don’t know where they got my number. MORE AND MORE AMERICANS WHO WANT TO RE-LOCATE TO CHINA. Some want to teach english, others want to start a business, some who want a fresh start …

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China Is Open Again – End of Chinese New Years

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Woke up bright and early Thursday morning (6:30am) to head from Hong Kong over to Dong Guan, China to the Five Islands ecommerce center. I don’t mean to be an ignorant foreigner in China….but this holiday is annoying to me…..its just so long…………..I am a workaholic…..I am an “entrepreneur”…..and one half of my business is closed down, while the buy …

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Happy Chinese New Year – Year of the Rabbit

In china business by Michael Michelini4 Comments

My 4th Chinese New Years while in Asia, and my first one while in Hong Kong. I am excited for the upcoming year…..the year of the Rabbit in the Chinese calendar. Its a lucky year, I don’t know what it is, but in Western and Asian culture they see rabbits as lucky. The are small, fast, cute little buggers, right? …

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Living In Hong Kong – Life in Fast Forward

In china business by Michael Michelini7 Comments

Jeez, if you told me a few months ago I’d be living in Hong Kong, I say you’re crazy. But keeping an open mind, networking, STAYING POSITIVE, we all find our path in life. Just rented an apartment the other night here in Hong Kong, in Tin Hau district (next to Causeway bay, on Hong Kong Island). Small apartment (basically …

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Go Big or Go Home (The Journey Onwards)

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These blue Chinese moving trucks always bring back memories of my hardships and travels doing business in China. They represent the times I had to box up my belongings, my office equipment, and various Chinese staff at the time, to move from one location to another. Sometimes it was due to positive business developments, other times it was to “shelter …

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Looking Back to When I was 2 years old….now ending up in China

In china business, usa by Michael Michelini13 Comments

Inside the Chinese warehouse office, the past couple days there has been new road construction right outside….with trucks paving and construction workers taking breaks right outside the gates. I took a walk to get some fresh air from being in the office….in this blog you’ll see a quick snapshot I took with my mobile. Taking that walk, getting that air….and …

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Wrapping Up an Insane Weekend: Hong Kong, Dongguan, Guangzhou, Shenzhen

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Monday morning and heading back to Dongguan from Shenzhen via bus. Wondering if this will become my normal weekend in 2011? Still trying to firm up my personal physical LOCATION strategy….many friends ask if I do an online business, why is location so important, why do I travel so much? Well, maybe because not many other people are moving around….so …

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Mobile Phone Stolen!

In china business by Michael Michelini18 Comments

Sunday morning here at Dave’s place typing this up. I was going to ONLY talk about my weekend and the Chinese New Years, I’ll save it for a later post tonight and focus on mobile phones being stolen in this post, as I lost all my photos from the Chinese New Years dinner as they were on my phone….others at …

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Adapting Slowly To Being Deeper in Mainland China

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Last week was a hyperactive week of traveling throughout Philippines and Guangdong, China, this week I have managed to stay in one place for almost a week. I have stayed over Dongguan a few nights in the past, but this was the longest streak yet. My plan is to bounce between Philippines and china / Hong Kong for the medium …

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In the Center of China / USA Talks

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Chinese president Hu Jintao is in America these days, and it seems like everything connects….China seems to be “opening up” more to American demands by agreeing to the following this week: * Buying more American goods – planes from Boeing, cars, and other services. But its not saying specifically if it will help American companies that are in China. * …

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Studying How to Import Products Into China

In china business by Michael Michelini31 Comments

Update This post is so popular, I made a much more detailed and specific guide on my business blog: 3 Ways to Import Products Into China Check it out! Monday morning here in factory land Dongguan, China! I went over the process of importing into China via Hong Kong this past saturday at the Sheznhen ecommerce meeting, and because so …