Chinese E-commerce Annual Meeting Nov 9-10

In china business by Michael Michelini0 Comments

All these events are happening in Shenzhen once I’m done w/ this Chinaccelerator! This is the exact same weekend as the Shenzhen startupweekend, but I will try my best to stop by on Saturday the 10th to see my old hero meets hero e-commerce friends (and high level executives). Again, this is a massive Chinese e-commerce group, and the event …

Preparing for Philippines Trip, SEO Conference, Feb 22 – 25

In philippines business by Michael Michelini4 Comments

Being as open I can be about my life, business, etc….I’m writing this post about my Philippines trip per my buddy Leon’s request to make plans around it. There are so many upcoming events! Next week is social media week Hong Kong and I’m going on Monday, Tuesday, maybe even Wednesday. Have Hero Meets Hero China ecommerce meetings, a China …

Excited for 2012 – Marketing a Chinese Ecommerce Group to the West!

In china business by Michael Michelini1 Comment

2011 was the year “I “returned” to China” after a half year in Philippines and a couple months in USA (almost staying in NYC, USA)….and now I am entering 2012 with some very interesting projects and goals. In 2011, I was doing SEO and ecommerce consulting with Five Islands ecommerce center going between Dongguan, Hong Kong, and Shenzhen like a …

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 …

Solid Group of People At Ecommerce Meetup #6 – IP Law in China

In china business by Michael Michelini1 Comment

I really got cool off on all these events…getting exhausted and probably will burn out! But its basically the rapid development of SZteam, with demand for weekly startup meetings, combined with the original ecommerce monthly meetings that have been organized each month. This month’s meetup was themed around law, specifically Chinese IP protection for small businesses and ecommerce. We had …

Chinese Ecommerce Meetup, Chengdu Edition

In china business by Michael Michelini0 Comments

Took notes at the weekend’s hiwto Chinese ecommerce meetup, my raw notes from the translator sitting next to me are below. Pretty interesting stuff. started with tea, networking, name card trading face mask dance, opera. =============== intro: Paul intro: made in china , brand known around the world. north china expansion more foreigners to understand this group. purpose of hiwto …

On My Way To ChengDu, China for Ecommerce Meeting

In china business by Michael Michelini0 Comments

Just when I thought I would lower my travel and stay in one place, I book my USA ticket, and take this last minute trip to ChengDu city in China. I am taking this trip because of business! For the further developments and networking and research for Chinese ecommerce and “CBT” (cross border trade). I still believe ecommerce is the …

Successful Shenzhen Ecommerce Meetup #5 – Mobile Theme

In china business, china seo by Michael Michelini0 Comments

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 …

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, …

Launching New Chinese Ecommerce Shop – CashnCarry.cn

In china business, china seo by Michael Michelini6 Comments

After months of preparation, last week we launched cash n carry Chinese shopping cart to sell the products in our fiveislands ecommerce center. It’s exciting to see it come alive…I am working mostly on helping foreigners enter the Chinese market, via this website, as well as making their own ecommerce shop and Chinese brand. In Hong Kong I have been …

Hong Kong Fashion Night, Feeling of Not Belonging

In china business, hong kong business by Michael Michelini1 Comment

Yesterday was another action packed day, leaving Hong Kong approx 7am to head into Dongguan, China. The day was a typical day in my “new life”, working with the Chinese staff in the dongguan Fiveislands ecommerce warehouse, checking over websites, inventory, products, interviewed some new job applicants. On the way back to Hong Kong in the evening, we picked up …

Exciting Grand Opening of Five Islands Ecommerce Center!

In china business by Michael Michelini9 Comments

For those of you following my blog (life), you saw I got another crack at doing business in China – but this time I have the 3 plus years of getting my ass kicked to know how it goes, went through “initiation”, was a white mouse in a maze for a few years….may have not gotten to the end of …

Common Question – What Products To Sell Online?

In websites by Michael Michelini2 Comments

I love hearing people who want to have an online business. I have been answering questions on all experts for years now about ecommerce and online businesses. It gives me perspective hearing about other people’s questions, problems, and confusions….and makes me realize I’m not alone when it comes to the massive and confusing jungle of the online world! Finding the …

Successful First Meetup

In Events by Michael Michelini0 Comments

I am getting on a roll making these meetups in all the cities I am traveling. Seems to be building on itself, but I have to say, I get more interested people to meet about business when I am in China. Seems this is where the most densely populated area of people, both local Chinese and foreigners, who want to …