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This is it! We are shutting down eCommerceMILO after a 4-years journey

This is it! We are shutting down eCommerceMILO after a 4-years journey

This ain’t April Fool, as we are officially closing down eCommerceMILO by end of this month. You might be curious, why are we making this decision? The fact is, we have been warned by that beverage brand to stop using its trademark. Such warnings were issued occasionally since 2013 until a more “serious warning” recently […]

May 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
This is it! We are shutting down eCommerceMILO after a 4-years journey

This is it! We are shutting down eCommerceMILO after a 4-years journey

This ain’t April Fool, as we are officially closing down eCommerceMILO by end of this month. You might be curious, why are we making this decision? The fact is, we have been warned by that beverage brand to stop using its trademark. Such warnings were issued occasionally since 2013 until a more “serious warning” recently […]

May 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Are advertisers investing more on Facebook compared to Google?

Are advertisers investing more on Facebook compared to Google?

Being active in digital advertising industry in Malaysia for years now, I have a hunch that digital advertising budget are siding towards Facebook (includes Instagram) instead of Google. Why is it so? In short, Facebook offers advertising solutions suitable for almost every type of business or industry, as compared to Google AdWords which might only work for […]

May 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
eCommerce penetration in Malaysia is now 5% of retail sales (2017f)

eCommerce penetration in Malaysia is now 5% of retail sales (2017f)

If you are new to the definition of “e-commerce penetration”, it is a percentage of online transaction volume calculated against the total retail sales. This is a general index of the e-commerce maturity in a particular country. Just to give you an idea, matured e-commerce markets like Korea, United States, China are all having more […]

March 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
What categories do Malaysians buy online vs offline?

What categories do Malaysians buy online vs offline?

With “eCommerce” becoming the buzzword in recent years, do Malaysians buy everything online? The short answer is “Not exactly”, read on to find out why. According to Consumer Barometer by Google, 80% of Malaysians conduct online research before purchase. Yes, better be safe than sorry. 30% Malaysians will then proceed with online purchase, and guess […]

February 28, 2017 | By | Reply More
Why should eCommerce brand invest in content marketing?

Why should eCommerce brand invest in content marketing?

While it’s no doubt we’re seeing the prevalence of eCommerce businesses over the years, they add to the vast number of websites in the ocean of the web. Like every website, these online stores require traffic from the right audiences as a basis of livelihood. Like how every storefront needs foot traffic, every eCommerce store […]

February 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
9 non-fiction entrepreneurial mindsets to success

9 non-fiction entrepreneurial mindsets to success

Entrepreneurship is fun as you are doing new things almost every day, well in reality you are clearing shits (solving problems) almost every day too. In truth, it’s all about constant learning, tweaking and improvements so I hope to share all the learnings I gather mostly from my own experience plus some observations inspired by […]

January 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Top Malaysia eCommerce news you might missed in 2016

Top Malaysia eCommerce news you might missed in 2016

Time flies! We are coming to the end of the year and this has been a fruitful year for eCommerceMILO! We have launched our e-commerce news site to publish industry news, and in late November we have published our first ever e-commerce book compiling 10 untold stories of Malaysian e-commerce entrepreneurs. In comparison to the previous year […]

December 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
The history & milestones of eCommerce development in Malaysia

The history & milestones of eCommerce development in Malaysia

As we are edging closer to the end of 2016 and also festive seasons, it’s time to get sentimental. There weren’t many important events in 2016 if compared to 2015, so instead of an annual summary, we recap all the way from 1998. In fact, this is similar to our first ever article at eCommerceMILO, but […]

December 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
Unboxing eCommerce Entrepreneurs book is officially launched!

Unboxing eCommerce Entrepreneurs book is officially launched!

After months of preparation, it’s our great pleasure to present this book to you, sharing success stories of e-commerce entrepreneurs in Malaysia. Just to give you some backgrounds of this book project, we were shortlisting entrepreneurs who are Malaysians, selling physical products, and going strong online, be it via their own online store, and / […]

November 28, 2016 | By | Reply More