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Today I’m thrilled to have Meghla Bwardhaj on the show. Meghla is the head of content marketing at Global Sources, a company that helps entrepreneurs find Asian suppliers online.
In addition, Meghla coordinates the annual Global Sources Summit in Hong Kong where they provide incredible content for ecommerce entrepreneurs.
Today, we’re going to discuss product sourcing, trade shows and everything supplier related.
What You’ll LearnThe benefits of attending a trade show
How to ensure the quality of your suppliers
How is Global Sources different from Alibaba
Tips on preparing for a trade show
The best way to request a sample from your...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ199NathanResnick.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 51:34 — 71.1MB)
Nathan Resnick is someone who I met at The Hustle conference in San Francisco. He is the founder of Sourcify which is a company that helps you find manufacturers to produce your products.
Prior to that, he owned 2 ecommerce companies, Yes Man Watches and Cork Supply Co. And recently, he was on the Hustle blog where he made 23k selling Conor McGregor F You Suits.
Nathan is my go to guy when it comes to sourcing from China so enjoy this episode!
What You’ll LearnCommon mistakes when sourcing from China
The best way to find good...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ187CantonFair.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 46:55 — 64.7MB)
Today’s episode is a little different in that I’m not interviewing anyone. Instead, I brought my partner Toni Anderson on the show and we’re going to talk about our recent trip to the Canton Fair in Guangzhou China.
This was my 3rd trip to Canton and my 5th trip to China but it was Toni’s first time. So I thought that it would be interesting to talk about our experiences from the perspective of someone who’s a bit jaded about going to China and from someone who went for the very first time. ...
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Today I have Manuel Becvar on the show. Now Manuel and I had exchanged several emails in the past few years but it wasn’t until Will Tjernlund and Peter Zapf of Global Sources and I started chatting did I get to know Manuel.
If you’ve never heard of Manuel, he runs ImportDojo.com which is a site that helps others source goods from Asia.
In fact, Manuel runs a sourcing service as well and he has been helping me source a few things from China.
Anyway, Manuel has a ton of experience sourcing products from Asia and he’s got...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ110DaveBryant.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 56:34 — 78.0MB)
Today I’ve got my buddy Dave Bryant on the show. Dave and I met when he randomly reached out to me via email and we’ve kept in touch ever since. And what’s cool is that we finally met face to face at the Ecommerce Fuel conference last year.
Dave runs several online stores selling boat equipment but I think his most successful site sells boat anchors of all things:) Big and heavy boat anchors that he imports from China. Talk about niche.
Dave also runs the popular blog ChineseImporting.com where he teaches others how to import goods...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ099PeterZapf.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 52:15 — 72.0MB)
Today I’m happy to have Peter Zapf, the CIO of Global Sources, which is one of the leading B2B marketplaces for connecting buyers and suppliers in Asia.
They’ve been around for 40 years, make around 200 million in revenues, have over 150000 suppliers in their database and work with 95% of the top global retailers.
Today, Peter was gracious enough to come on my podcast to give us an overview of the private labeling landscape and all of the recent trends in importing!
Enjoy the episode.
What You’ll LearnHow Global Sources compares with other B2B marketplaces like Alibaba
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ098SamBoyd.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 48:35 — 67.0MB)
In this episode, I have Sam Boyd of GuidedImports.com, a company that helps others import safely from China.
Now in the past few years, more and people have been jumping on the Amazon private labeling bandwagon so I brought Sam Boyd on the show to give us his unique perspective on the Amazon gold rush.
As I’ve mentioned many times in previous articles and podcasts, relying solely on Amazon is a dangerous play and you really need to establish your own branded website in order to future proof your business.
Enjoy the show!
What You’ll LearnCommon mistakes that Amazon...
http://traffic.libsyn.com/mywifequitherjob/MWQHJ059WillMitchell.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 42:36 — 58.8MB)
I became a huge fan of Will Mitchell when I accidentally stumbled on his blog, StartupBros.com. Not only is Will an excellent writer but he always writes from experience which is quite rare when it comes to the Internet.
In this episode, Will teaches us how to find products to sell online and how he has created an incredible business importing goods from Asia and teaching others how to do the same. Enjoy the podcast!
What You’ll LearnHow Will got started in ecommerce
What Will sells in his ecommerce store
Will’s techniques for finding the right product...
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