Chinese SEO Conference, GOMX, May 29-30 in Wuxi City

In china business, china seo by Michael Michelini0 Comments

Its that time of year again! Conferences in the spring pop up like crazy in China – and for the past 5 years I have been going to a Xiamen based event groups – TimeV – which has been the largest Chinese internet event each year. This year, they will move the location to Wuxi city, about 1 hour train …

Great time attending my 4th Xiamen, China SEO conference

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Been attending this major Chinese internet marketing conference since march 2009, have met so many people, and learned so much during these 2 short days…I can remember how nervous and anxious I was when I attended my first conference here…now I see familiar faces and know how it will go so am now I’m completely prepared. Presented on a panel …

Welcome Gabree to the Shadstone China Team!

In china seo by Michael Michelini7 Comments

Been really getting to business…especially since the Chinese year of the Dragon started….I was tempted to go to Bali with my Shenzhen buddies for a holiday / TropicalMBA meetup…but locked myself in my “cave” and worked the majority of Chinese New Years. Making a plan, meeting my “Ace in the pocket” friend Xing Gao who really motivated me to re-build …

Taking Americans to Visit Baidu for China SEO

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As China continues to develop as a consumer market, more and more American and foreign companies contact me about selling online in China. While in the past, my main focus has been English language SEO and e-commerce, I do see the growing opportunity for Americans and other companies who are seeing the growing China market and are lost as to …

Discussing English Social Media in a Chinese Foreign Trade Conference

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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, …

Hustling NYC, Too Much, Too Little Time

In china seo, usa by Michael Michelini0 Comments

Seriously, I overextend myself and then get all crazy (emotional roller coaster) . This year’s USA trip was much more organized and planed than *** last year’s mania. But still, I overbooked myself, and feel like I let a bunch of people down….rushing through meetings and trying to get too many people together at the same time. Here is a …

Successful Shenzhen Ecommerce Meetup #5 – Mobile Theme

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As I’ve been saying, doing tons of networking these days….I do enjoy it the most, its like link building people…and connecting people to add value to society does give me that sense of fulfillment. This saturday was our 5th Shenzhen ecommerce meetup, and trying to theme each meeting, we built it around mobile and location based services. We had 3 …

China Continues to Develop Its Marketing + Product Management

In china business, china seo by Michael Michelini2 Comments

Speaking to my friend Fion at Timev, the Xiamen China SEO company that organizes various internet meetups in China, she helped translate my Social Media presentation in Xiamen. I have been in touch with her on weibo (Chinese twitter) and its great she is explaining there are more developments in Chinese marketing and internet promotions. As I have said over …

Interviewed on Chinese Television, CCTV, Foreigners in China

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Life is the path you make it…and when people ask me how I get myself into certain situations….its such a long string of events….networking, knowing people, as well as being in the right place at the right time. James Sung, my friend in Shenzhen for a few years, has a consumer electronics factory (the bluetooth factory I visited earlier this …

Shenzhen Chinese Ecommerce Meetup, Google China Here

In china business, china seo by Michael Michelini4 Comments

In 2010 and even more in 2011 I’ve been organizing twitter meetups and getting more professional with ecommerce meetups. As I’m doing these, been doing a lot of hyper networking, and met the “Chinese side” of the Shenzhen ecommerce meetups and was invited to one, without too much notice of where it was, who it was by, when it started, …