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Working on More Video Blog Show Ideas

In social media by Michael MicheliniLeave a Comment

So people have been enjoying the video blog – cool! I’m getting less and less nervous in front of the camera, and it is coming to be more natural and more fun for me to do. I was inspired by a Gary Vee video about documenting instead of telling. Think that is what I have been doing, but the video …

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Lean Startup Machine Shanghai Experience. Entrepreneurship Can Be Measured

In china business, social media by Michael Michelini3 Comments

What an amazing weekend that passed at the Lean Startup Machine here in Shanghai, China (one of the main reasons for me taking my long awaited trip to Shanghai). Its Tuesday evening and I’m finally catching up on the blog post, so many overwhelming calls and reactions since pitching on Sunday night. It was exhausting, but mind blowing – and …

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Fallen in Love with Social Media!

In social media by Michael Michelini6 Comments

Seriously…anyone that knows me knows I’m a social media addict. When I started this blog in March 2007 the concept of Social Media as an industry and lifestyle didn’t really exist. While it wasn’t blogging, I first put this website online in April, 2000 – being ridiculed by my college fraternity brothers for having my own name as a website…. …

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Social Media Brainstorming Session, Sat Feb 18 afternoon, Chai Huo

In china business, social media by Michael Michelini2 Comments

After a very successful first Social Media training seminar in January before Chinese New years, we have been trying to make an agenda and a plan for future events. Hero Meets Hero group (aka hiwto, a Chinese ecommerce group I’m marketing to Foreigners) ….we ran a survey in QQ…..posted feedback on Sina Weibo. Followed up with those who attended…..everyone was …

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Welcome Back after Chinese New Years! Ready to Rock!

In china business, e-commerce, social media by Michael Michelini2 Comments

I remember being that frustrated American in USA….emailing factories and Chinese businesses during the months of Jan / Feb and getting nothing, no reply, not even a vacation autoresponder (well Chinese don’t really use email anyway…) ….and after over 4 years in China, I still “try” to get work done during Chinese new years….on the foreign (Western) side… doing conference …

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Google May Have Left China, but it Learned from Baidu

In china business, social media by Michael Michelini2 Comments

Overall I like Google…but I can’t help to think they are getting to be more and more “evil” as an overall brand feeling. Chinese Currently People Respect Google it took a strong stand with the Chinese internet filtering at the beginning of 2010, ending up exiting the Chinese market. They didn’t have the government relationships and no longer agreed with …