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Mike’s Travel Plans The Next Few Months

In blog, business, Events, travel by Michael Michelini

As China and Asia “defrost” from the years of lockdowns and travel restrictions – the next couple months I may finally be “back on the road” like the “good old days”. Curious what I’m up to? Want to join me on some of these events and travels? Here is the lineup for those curious: As of March 5, 2023, currently …

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Speaking On External Traffic for FBA At Amazon Global Selling

In blog, business, Events by Michael Michelini

Want to learn insights and strategies for using external traffic to drive sales and improve exposure on your Amazon listing and brand? Join us as Mike Michelini speaks at a free meetup in Chiang Mai, Thailand on Friday, March 17, 2023, from 5pm to 9pm. Many amazing people from the Amazon Global Selling team will be there, along with networking …

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​​Meeting 15 of the “Shadstone Ninjas” on the Philippines Company Retreat

In blog, Events, motivation, travel, vlog by Michael Michelini

Many who follow my blog don’t even know about our main “operations and creation” company Shadstone. Since 2007 it has existed as a B2B agency for Asia business and boutique marketing. Since Covid, we have really doubled down on BUILDING LEADERS. Janette Toral has been coaching us and we have made some hard adjustments but am proud of the team …

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Dinner Meeting with Amazon Global Selling, Thailand + Southeast Asia

In blog, business, e-commerce, Events by Michael Michelini

On Tuesday, November 15, 2022, I had the pleasure to be accepted to attend a private Amazon Global Selling Dinner event in Chiang Mai, Thailand. There were quite a few representatives from Amazon there from all parts of Southeast Asia – Thailand (their office is in Bangkok), Singapore, Vietnam, and some people from the Philippines and Malaysia. It was more …

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Kicking off OffChain Social Networking Meetups in Chiang Mai

In blog, Events by Michael Michelini

I’ll be speaking about web3 domains and decentralized hosting at the second Offchain Chiang Mai, Thailand Meetup on Thursday, Sept 22, 2022 Catch you there! Just can’t help myself – need to network and connect with people – and doing that right off the bat here in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Been attending Offchain (formerly Crypto Drinks) meetups in Shenzhen a …

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Art Gallery Show in Dafen Artist Village, Shenzhen, China

In blog, Events, vlog by Michael Michelini

My friend and business partner in Excalibur Brothers brand, Luciano, has a lot to celebrate – he has his art pieces on display at an art gallery – alongside blue chip artists’ work! As I prepare to leave China, I wanted to make sure to support Luciano and attend this art gallery beforehand. It took place in the DaFen oil …

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NowShenzhen Re-Launch: Making It Happen

In blog, china business, Events by Michael Michelini

As we come to a wrap on the year 2021, one big project we’ve been working on is taking over the site NowShenzhen (formally known as Shenzhen Party) that started this past summer. After tons of rebuilding, reworking, and analysis, the new site (we call it version 1.5) is live and we decided that what better way to get people …

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NamesCon’s Handshake Track Recap

In Events by Michael Michelini

Still catching up on rest from an intense 3 day conference this past Sept 22-24, 2021. I am proud to say I was one of the MC hosts and organizers of the first ever dedicated Handshake (HNS) track at NamesCon. We were able to put together speakers and sponsors for 2 days of 4 hours of content plus a third day …

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Join Us For the EXW Conference on Amazon FBA & E-Commerce Selling

In e-commerce, Events by Michael Michelini

I am very excited and happy to announce that I will be a speaker at the EXW Conference. The EXW Conference is an annual online conference that takes place this coming September 5, 2021. Attending the conference is an opportunity to learn from the very best brand owners, sellers, and marketers. Here, you can learn about the tools and best …

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Speaking in Quezon City

In blog, Events, vlog by Michael Michelini

I have often said that what I love to do is content creation. But behind all that is the desire to share what I have learned in cross border trade, e-commerce and life in general. Hopefully, I get to help others do some innovation in their ecommerce businesses. Here’s a clip of me speaking in an event organized by a …

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Hosting Global Sources Webinar

In blog, e-commerce, Events, vlog by Michael Michelini

The right product, the right price at the right time. This was the sub-theme of Global Sources’ Webinar on Omni-channel E-commerce held on October 15, 2020. I had the pleasure of hosting the said webinar and to moderate the panel. Learned more about Omni-channel and the cross border trade in general. Didn’t even notice that it got dark in my …