Making The Most from China Business Development Trip

Here at Shadstone, Asia business development is critical to the continued success of our team and clients. We often tell those we work with to take that trip to China and make face to face contacts. While it is important everywhere in the world, it is like night and day in China. Chatting in email, Skype, even Wechat – yes …

Merging of Content Creation – For Ecommerce + Online Media

Here at Shadstone – we were an ecommerce and sourcing operation from 2007 to 2012. Then in 2013 we made a move to be more of a holding company and online media company (with Global From Asia podcast). To be fully transparent – Mike and the advisors were tired of having huge investments in inventory by being an ecommerce seller. …

Company Updates May 5, 2019

We are getting deeper into Q2 of 2019 and a few interesting updates here at the Shadstone consulting division. We have been building up our relations with investors in Asia who are looking for ecommerce sellers with a HK company needing inventory financing. The requirement is 2 million usd in turnover and audited financials – let us know if you …

Shadstone Is Making An All Star Lineup of Strategic Alliances

The team at Shadstone is very excited to be in the works on sealing deals with multiple new and innovative software and service companies in the cross-border ecommerce space. Mainly with our media asset Global From Asia, we are leveraging our network and knowledge in the experience to seal these deals. While they are still in the works, we can …

The Rise of “Mini” Marketplaces

Over the last few weeks talking to clients and partners, we have seen a trend coming for mini marketplaces. What is a mini marketplace? We just picked the word “mini” – to mean a micro-Amazon. A vertical marketplace could be another name. While Amazon and other mass marketplaces are definitely growing and destroying traditional retail chains, we still believe there …

Adding Wholesale Distribution to Amazon FBA Brands

A letter to our clients. A big theme from many of our clients lately has been to get help building their off Amazon sales. Normally people say that entails creating a website, blog content, and social media presence. But one part that many do not realize is the big money and true distribution is in traditional B2B. What is B2B? …

Shadstone Updates March 27, 2019

We are back blogging! Shadstone is actively looking for consulting clients in internet marketing, content creation, lead generation, and other backend services. We can work with you on a retainer basis where we track the hours, you can log in to our Shadstone portal to see the progress, download invoices, and talk to your account rep.   If you’re interested …