China 101 Guide for Business: Build Website in China

On October 23, 2016, in Make Money Online, by James Liu

China now becomes to be the 2nd world’s largest economies, and no one can ignore this huge market. Though the internet can expend the business cross the border, there are still lots of difficulties when we are doing online business targeting to Chinese market.

When I stayed in Singapore, the biggest problem for online business targeted China market is always the accessibility. This was a headache problem at that time. I setup a website to sale stuff to Chinese. However, my website was not reachable from China. After investigating the problem, my website hosting IP is banned by Chinese government. The fact is because of some policy issues, people inside China may not be able to access all websites out of China.

To make my website accessible, I switch to a Hong Kong hosting service. Then the second problem came out. The second problem for online business is connection speed. The slow connection speed will significantly affect the user experience when customers access the website from China.
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Android Mobile App Template For Website

On March 19, 2015, in Android, Make Money Online, by James Liu

If you have a website, it’s better to move it on the mobile as well. In a new mobile media report which is asserted by InMobi, consumers today spend nearly 60% of their time on the internet by mobile devices, comparing with their desktop or laptop. It is quite necessary to create a mobile version website or even a mobile app which serves the same functions as your website on mobile device.

There are lots of friends asking me for help to build a mobile website. The most difficult problem for them is they don’t have any mobile development experiences, though they are experts in building and running websites with WordPress templates. Since I already built an Android App for my website which is also powered by WordPress, I can share some experience with you.
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How To Make Your App Successful

On October 31, 2014, in Make Money Online, by James Liu

These two days, I am considering about how to acquire more users for my projects. It almost is the key to make my app successfully. Start from programming to thinking, it is a big jump actually. After reading the blog from Andrew Chen, I think there are something I have to write down, so that I can remember them once I need them.
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Android Design Business Tips for Beginner

On May 31, 2014, in Android, Make Money Online, by James Liu

These days, designing can be done with ease by using today’s modern technology. Unlike in the old days, you don’t need to draw images merely using pen and pencil. Today, you can create images in perfect shapes and design on your own PC. That’s where android technology comes very useful. This “robotic” technology is designed by Google which resembles or even exceeds human capabilities. Such type of operating system is used on mobile devices which can be employed in many ways, of which designing is one of them.

You can’t just jump into Android design business without knowing it and trying it out by yourself. When you have developed the skill to use it, you can start making money from your design business. Android operating system can be used to design applications. There are several important things that you need to remember when you start your android design business.
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PayPal Digital Goods Express Checkout C# Library

On May 27, 2014, in HTML5, Make Money Online, by James Liu

PayPal express checkout is a great way to integrate payment system in .net website. It enables us to sell our digital products much easier. Though PayPal provide a SDK for .net platform, it is too complicate to use. Hence, I decide to write a simple PayPal digital goods express checkout library in C#. Before I start to introduce my PayPal express checkout library for C#, you’d better to know how PayPal express checkout works. If you are not familiar with PayPal express checkout, you can check this:
Integrate PayPal Digital Goods Express Checkout Into PHP Website

I will create this PayPal express checkout c# example in Visual Studio 2010. In the example, I will create a simple sale page and put a buy button on this page. When you click the buy button, it will popup a window to let you make payment. After purchase successfully, it will show an download link in the popup window. When you integrate this payment system in your .net website, it will make your digital products sales simple and fast. Your customers can get what they purchased immediately once they make the payment. Here are some screenshot.

Sale Page with Buy Now Button

Sale Page with Buy Now Button

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