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The Challenges of Starting a Business in China – Part 4 (Articles of Incorporation and Certifications)

To continue with the China saga discussed in my previous blog posts, (Blog #1, Blog #2, Blog #3) it was time for Hitcents to register with the Chinese Government. Believe it or not, this is where things got even more complicated and time consuming. The process is broken into three stages requiring three separate government agencies to be involved; the State (in our case, Kentucky), The United States State Dept., and t...

August 26, 2013
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Hitcents President Chris Mills Presents at CGDC

August 20 2013- Shanghai China –Hitcents President Chris Mills had a splendid presentation at the 6th annual ChinaJoy - China Game Developers Conference (CGDC) on July 28, 2013. The theme of the presentation was "Designing for a Global Market- A Glance into the world of Game Development.” Mills shared the rapid growth and history of Hitcents with the audience, showed them Hitcents’ own game deve...

August 20, 2013
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The challenges of starting a business in China – Part 3 (Our Chinese Name)

In the last two blog posts I discussed the importance of location and some standard business operations. In this post I will be discussing the process of coming up with a Chinese name to register a company in China.

There are two routes you can go to determine a name in China. One is to do a literal translation of the name. For example Apple’s Chinese name is 苹果 (Píngguǒ) which literally means Apple. P...

August 12, 2013
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The challenges of starting a business in China – Part 2 (Business Operations)

In my previous blog entry I laid out some of the obstacles and challenges when choosing to open a business in China. In this post I will get into some of the deeper details of opening a new Chinese-based company and things you should expect to deal with during the process.

Any new company will require a capital injection once the company is formed. The capital amount must be decided at the beginning of the proc...

August 01, 2013
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Hitcents Goes to Comic Con 2013

Hitcents attended the 2013 International Comic Convention in sunny San Diego this past weekend. We attended to promote our newest game Battlepillars, coming this fall, at the Wired Café in the OMNI hotel . The Wired Café was an invite only, VIP lounge set up for press, celebrities and special guests to take a break from the Comic Con madness and check out some cool gadgets and activities.

We set u...

July 26, 2013
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The challenges of starting a business in China – Part 1 (Location, Location, Location)

When I first set out to explore the idea of opening an office in China I had zero experience with any foreign processes outside of The United States. I have opened several companies in the U.S. and the process is always simple, cheap, and straight forward since I am a U.S. citizen. I was single handedly given the task to explore the cost, processes, and challenges of starting a new business in China. This led me into ...


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Company Tour of Hitcents Park Plaza

 

Hitcents executives and employees toured the future headquarters of their offices on Tuesday, June 4. They were able to visualize the future workspaces and leave their signatures on an exposed beam in the structure.

“We are thrilled to be relocating to downtown and becoming a big part of the exciting things going on in Bowling Green. Having this expanded space will enhance our services through tea...


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Written By Ed Mills

Hitcents Goes to the Webbys, Again!

Hitcents Co-Founder Ed Mills and his wife Chrystal attended the star-studded Webby Awards at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City to accept and celebrate two Webby wins for Draw a Stickman Epic on May 21, 2013.  Ed Mills shares his experience attending the event.It was very exciting to be back in New York for the second year in a row to be honored at the Webby Awards. The Webbys are like the Oscars in the tech/I...

June 03, 2013
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Draw a Stickman EPIC featured on Ch. 9

Hitcents President, Chris Mills and Senior Developer, Jon Peppers were interviewed and featured on Channel 9 about the development and vision behind Draw a Stickman EPIC. Check out the video interviews below. 

Chris Mills, President of Hitcents walks us through their latest app “Draw a Stickman EPIC” for Windows 8. Draw a stickman, then guide him through a fantastic world of adventure! Using an assortment of ...

March 14, 2013
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Written By Stefan Meadows

Creating an Effective Short Video

When making a short film or video, be it commercially or otherwise, it is important to get your story, or message, across in the most effective manner.  People’s time, and attention span, are short, and they have little time in which to be promoted to.  By following a few key rules, you will be able to create an interesting video that will also get your point across.Before starting any video project, it is i...

March 04, 2013
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