Posts tagged "aaron posehn"
East Drinks West: An Interview with Shawn Kidd

East Drinks West: An Interview with Shawn Kidd

In this article, LCB’s managing editor, Aaron Posehn, sits down with Shawn Kidd, cofounder of Beer & Cheese and 886 Brewing Company, to discuss his experiences in the food and beverage industry in Taiwan. This post is the fourth in a series of interviews on entrepreneurship in Greater China. A listing of all interviews can be...
How to Start a Business in Taiwan: An Interview with Elias Ek

How to Start a Business in Taiwan: An Interview with Elias Ek

  In this article, LCB’s managing editor, Aaron Posehn, sits down with Elias Ek, founder of Enspyre, to discuss his experience building a B2B telemarketing company in Taiwan. This post is the second in a series of interviews on entrepreneurship in Greater China. A listing of all interviews are currently listed here. – LCB: You...
Founding a Chinese Podcast in Taiwan: An Interview with Adam Menon

Founding a Chinese Podcast in Taiwan: An Interview with Adam Menon

  In this article, LCB’s managing editor, Aaron Posehn, sits down with Adam Menon, founder of Chinese Learn Online, to discuss his experience building a Chinese-language podcasting business in Taiwan over the last decade. This post is the first in a series on entrepreneurship in Greater China. A listing of all interviews are currently listed here. –...
Cleaning China's Air: An Interview with IQAir China's VP, Mike Bearden

Cleaning China’s Air: An Interview with IQAir China’s VP, Mike Bearden

By Aaron Posehn   With the steady drumbeat of dire headlines and warnings about China’s air pollution, indoor air quality has become a very important subject for locals and expats alike in major cities like Beijing and Shanghai. In this interview I sit down with Mike Bearden, Vice President of IQAir China, one of the best-known...
How to Successfully Choose a Chinese Brand Name for Your Western Company

How to Successfully Choose a Chinese Brand Name for Your Western Company

. Article by Aaron Posehn . After working hard to build a profitable company at home, you may now be wondering if it would be viable to extend your product lines into new and foreign markets. Although you could try selling it anywhere in the world that makes sense to you, one of the places...
Digital Jungle: Establishing the Digital Presence of Western Brands in China

Digital Jungle: Establishing the Digital Presence of Western Brands in China

A Beijing-based entrepreneur talks about how his digital marketing agency links Western companies to Chinese consumers. By Aaron Posehn In this article, I sit down with Dr. Mathew McDougall, the founder and CEO of Digital Jungle, a Beijing-based digital marketing agency that helps to establish Western brands looking for a place in the Chinese market....
Air purifier options and sales boom amid China's pollution

Air purifier options and sales boom amid China’s pollution

By Aaron Posehn If you currently live in China, and especially in one of its larger cities like Beijing or Shanghai, you are surely well-acquainted with the recent wave of pollution that eerily envelopes the tallest of buildings, often making it difficult to see even a kilometer in the distance. Although I can remember looking...
The case for learning Chinese characters -- on your smartphone or tablet!

The case for learning Chinese characters — on your smartphone or tablet!

Innovative new apps can help break the cycle of expat illiteracy in China By Aaron Posehn Most people think that learning Chinese is hard, and they’ll probably also tell you that learning to write Chinese characters is even harder. But whether or not this is true, as an expatriate in China, Taiwan, or Hong Kong...
"chinEASE" – Make Sense of Chinese Characters for Your Next Business Trip

“chinEASE” – Make Sense of Chinese Characters for Your Next Business Trip

Learn the basics of Chinese characters en route to your next business meeting By Aaron Posehn If you’re someone who’s been to China on a business trip or tour, or even if you’re someone who has been to your local Chinatown, you surely have had your senses bombarded with signs and papers and menus all written in...

Check Out Contributor Aaron Posehn’s Mandarin Educational Video

If you’ve read any of my previous posts here, you may remember that I wrote one a while back about how to start a Chinese language club to find people with similar language goals in your city. I also spoke about the most recent language group I frequent to practice my Chinese – the Vancouver Chinese Mandarin Club....