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7 things you need to know about Malaysia’s National eCommerce Strategic Roadmap

7 things you need to know about Malaysia’s National eCommerce Strategic Roadmap

Malaysia’s National eCommerce Strategic Roadmap has been launched last month by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, with Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) given the mandate of developing the Roadmap. The Roadmap is aimed at doubling the country’s e-commerce growth to 20.8% by 2020 from the current 10.8%. Here, we summarize it into 7 […]

November 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
Q&A with Vincent Tong: Solving real problems with Printcious

Q&A with Vincent Tong: Solving real problems with Printcious

Vincent Tong, Managing Director of Printcious Why did you start this business? To build a business empire that provides value and solves problems in the real world. Tell us in 3 points what your business is? Or, what problems are you solving? PROBLEM #1: Most consumers, especially Gen-Y and millennials, sometimes lack gift ideas which […]

November 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
#MYCYBERSALE 2016 results in infographic

#MYCYBERSALE 2016 results in infographic

It is the time of the year again, to share #MYCYBERSALE 2016 results in infographic. This is the third straight year #MYCYBERSALE is being held, since 2014. Kudos to MDEC for making this happen. Besides being a platform for eTailers to do more sales online, this is also the yearly event to connect all merchants […]

October 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
6 reasons why we migrate from MailChimp to GetResponse

6 reasons why we migrate from MailChimp to GetResponse

We have been using MailChimp email marketing for years, starting as free plan to then paid plan (thank god, otherwise we will be forever “starting up”) as MailChimp starts charging when you have more than 2,000 subscribers. However, we have recently migrated from MailChimp to GetResponse. After trying out on GetResponse, it was an easy decision to […]

September 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
Have you overlooked email marketing?

Have you overlooked email marketing?

If you are aggressive in acquiring leads and running email campaigns, that’s good! You can now skip this article (but stay tuned to our next one, as we will be comparing email platforms). Otherwise, we hope this will serve as a wake-up call for you and your business! Many are paying attention to digital marketing […]

September 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
5 startup lessons to learn from this lady selling dumpling

5 startup lessons to learn from this lady selling dumpling

The GrabGas controversy last week didn’t really come as a surprise, as it seems to be a modus operandi of some (repeat: some, not all) startups to: 1. Wow, we are planning on a cool idea to save the world (shhhh) 2. Let’s try to get fundings first while, or even before building anything 3. Do […]

August 30, 2016 | By | Reply More
The bad vs good side of e-commerce in Malaysia

The bad vs good side of e-commerce in Malaysia

Based on our recent understanding and communications with local e-tailers, many of them have ‘mixed feelings’ on e-commerce outlook in Malaysia. There are always two sides of the same coin. Hence, we have constructed some of the perspectives here, with both the bad and good side of them. If you are positive enough, you will […]

August 10, 2016 | By | Reply More
Q&A with Wong Mei Inn: What’s hot on eBay Malaysia?

Q&A with Wong Mei Inn: What’s hot on eBay Malaysia?

It seems to many that eBay has been relatively ‘quiet’ in Malaysia, so it is our pleasure to have a chat with Wong Mei Inn, CBT Country Head of eBay Malaysia. During the interview session, she has also shared many interesting pointers on why auto-parts is one of the good opportunities for Malaysian merchants to sell […]

July 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
2016 Malaysian online shopping behaviour

2016 Malaysian online shopping behaviour

Nanyang Siang Pau, (local Chinese media) has recently published some data on online shopping, from a survey conducted within Klang Valley (sampling size of 108 respondents). We thought some of the findings are interesting so we translate and summarize it here. Before we start, below is the sampling demographics of the Nanyang’s survey. Only 12% […]

July 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
Top online payment methods in Malaysia & APAC

Top online payment methods in Malaysia & APAC

If you are an e-commerce business expanding or venturing into a new country, local online payment behaviour is definitely one of the important checklist for your market research. Thanks to The Global E‑Commerce Payments Guide, published by Adyen (the international payment services provider) in 2015, we now have a good picture on what are the top […]

June 23, 2016 | By | Reply More