Crowdfund Your Debt Away!

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Today’s post comes courtesy of Coverrme (Crowdfunding 2.0) founder Rob van Haaren. Think Kickstarter and Indiegogo are the only crowdfunding platforms out there? Or that crowdfunding is only for tech companies and smart-watch startups? Think again! Over to Rob: Sometimes, life can throw you nasty curve balls: unexpected medical bills, sudden job loss, or creeping […]

Why Your Business Needs a Virtual Assistant

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Procrastination can be hazardous to your business! (Why Your Business Needs a Virtual Assistant) Guest author Nadia Chiang Geary, founder of The Hong Kong Virtual Assistant, shares her insights on habits of successful entrepreneurs and why your business needs a virtual assistant.   Being an entrepreneur takes a lot of courage and motivation. While most […]

The Cheapest Way to Acquire New Customers Online

The Cheapest Way to Acquire New Customers Online

I’ve looked over a good number of business plans in the past few years, and I’d say this is the most under-prepared section in the average startup’s strategy documents: specifically how are we going to acquire customers, and how much is our Customer Acquisition Cost (CAC) really going to be? Inevitably, those people go on to ask the question, […]

Legal Documents for Online Entrepreneurs, Made Simple

Legal Documents for Online Entrepreneurs

Today’s post is all about key Legal Documents for Online Entrepreneurs. Which documents do you need to legally cover yourself before operating a website and running an online business? That’s exactly what I was asking myself when I set up my first ecommerce store www.PrivateSales.hk Luckily, our friends at Dragon Law have helped us with the following […]

12 Steps to Optimise ecommerce Conversion Rates

12 Steps to Optimise ecommerce Conversion Rates

Guest writer Nishant Kapoor, Founder of PetProject.hk, LifeProject.hk, and entirecommerce.co, shares his 12 Steps to Optimise ecommerce Conversion Rates:     We broadly define conversion as those people that buy something, or perform a pre-defined action on our website, as a percentage of the number of people who visit our website. Conversion is the holy […]

Resolutions, Life Goals, and Working for Yourself

Resolutions, Life Goals, and Working for Yourself

Happy New Year! It’s around this time of each year that we find ourselves thinking about the resolutions we should make (or tried last year to keep), what we have achieved so far in life, and perhaps even if this is the year we should go out on our own in business? Forget New Year […]

Acquiring New Customers via Facebook

Acquiring New Customers via Facebook

Almost everybody in Asia, except those without VPNs in certain countries, is on Facebook. Every day. That’s a whole lot of traffic. How can you access this traffic, and turn it into paying customers? Read on: Acquiring New Customers via Facebook. First Step: Set up a Business Page You’ll want to set up a specific […]

Selling Cross-Border to China Without a Physical Presence...

Selling Cross-Border to China Without a Physical Presence Using TMall Global

Most people have heard of Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce juggernaut which listed on the New York Stock Exchange in September 2014 raising US$25 billion and setting a record for the biggest public share listing to date. Not content with that record, Alibaba’s 2015 Singles Day sales (akin to the US’s Black Friday or Cyber Monday) […]

Generating Quality Web Traffic with Google AdWords

Generating Quality Web Traffic with Google AdWords

Generating Quality Web Traffic with Google AdWords Setting Up Ad Groups in AdWords As we discussed here in Getting Started With Google AdWords, Ad Groups are a way of organising a bunch of individual pay per click ads, usually by keyword theme. Each Ad Group is then added to a Campaign which will have a […]

QUICK START GUIDE Now Available!

Quick Start Guide to Online Business

QUICK START GUIDE Now Available! Got an idea that you want to take online? Not sure where to start? QUICK START GUIDE is your friend, helping you to get your online business up and running in an afternoon (or a weekend at most). Follow these 9 steps to start selling online today!       […]