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5 Things to Know When Buying Wholesale Clothing in Bangkok

5 Things to Know When Buying Wholesale Clothing in Bangkok

Sourcing clothing and goods in Bangkok is serious business. This bustling city in Thailand is home to one of the largest wholesale clothing manufacturers in Asia. If you’re one of the tens of thousands of  people who flock Bangkok each year to buy wholesale clothing, it’s good to do some research and plan ahead to...
Using Social Media to Promote your Business in Bangkok

Using Social Media to Promote your Business in Bangkok

As the end of 2012 draws near, I look back 10 months ago when I first started my online business in Bangkok. I started small, as a one-man business and yes, I am still a solo entrepreneur today. I am not expecting any business breakthroughs or miracles just yet, but the best part is, the...
How I Landed a Job in Social Media

How I Landed a Job in Social Media

Recently, I was given the amazing opportunity to work full time in a start up company in Bangkok providing Social Media Services to entrepreneurs, professionals and small businesses.
How to Approach Bangkok Wholesale Suppliers

How to Approach Bangkok Wholesale Suppliers

Many retailers, re-sellers and agents come to Bangkok to approach wholesale suppliers for goods for their small business. These goods range from the more common items like clothing, shoes, bags and accessories to home decor, Thai food and ingredients. As mentioned in my previous blog post, the best places to source these goods are in Pratunam, Chatuchak...
Free Tools and Resources to Help Start your Online Business

Free Tools and Resources to Help Start your Online Business

The internet has an abundance of free or low-cost tools to help build your online business. There isn’t a better time than now when resources have been made available for anyone who looks for it, after all the world-wide web has at least 9.7 billion pages. But where do we begin? In my previous blog...
How I Left my Day Job to Become an Online Entrepreneur

How I Left my Day Job to Become an Online Entrepreneur

Moving from a day job to entrepreneurship is a thought that scares most people. Who wouldn’t be? Having a day job is and has always been a sign of security. Don’t most parents say the same thing? We should finish school, get a good job and save up for retirement. It’s almost like the path...
Philippines Anti-Cybercrime Law: The Waiting

Philippines Anti-Cybercrime Law: The Waiting

Despite protest and criticisms of the Anti-Cybercrime Law in the Philippines, it went ahead without a glitch, faster than you could ever say SOPA or PIPA. At first glance, the name doesn’t sound any harm, similar to the US bills SOPA and PIPA, but if you have read the contents of the bill, things are...
Jobs in Thailand for Foreigners

Jobs in Thailand for Foreigners

For foreigners looking for jobs in Thailand, job opportunities may be quite scarce but there is a silver lining. People who have lived here long enough will probably tell you that networking is one of the best ways to land a job. Living and working in Thailand can be quite rewarding in many ways. As...
7 Quick Tips to Manage Work and Study

7 Quick Tips to Manage Work and Study

While the prospect of working and studying at the same time isn’t enticing and means not getting the best of both worlds, it is a turbo-charged way of taking on both worlds altogether. In reality, working and studying at the same time is practically not a new thing. Many budding entrepreneurs have started small when...
To Work or Not to Work (Now)

To Work or Not to Work (Now)

Some moments in life are just unforgettable. For some, it’s their first day in university. For others, it’s their wedding day. For me, it’s probably my first job out of university. Aside from the fact that I was so eager to be independent and to have complete control of my finances, it was more of...
The First Day of the Rest of My Adult Life

The First Day of the Rest of My Adult Life

Welcome to the real world, says John Mayer’s song back in the early 2000’s. Nothing could probably remind me of my university days more than this song which also reflect my then hopes and dreams. Back then, that song was played in every alternative music station and for me, the song couldn’t get any more...
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