Month: March 2009

New Feature: Contact Form Added

As many of you might have noticed, I have been test-driving the new WordPress Version 2.7.1 and an awesome Arthemia magazine theme over the past few weeks. I am quite impressed and happy with the overall performance of my website. Got myself a hosting space upgrade, too. My brother Michael helped me with the WordPress […]

UK University Offers Masters Degree in Social Media

The Birmingham City University takes online social networking very seriously. They take it so seriously that they are now offering a Masters degree covering sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Bebo. Students will learn how to set up blogs and podcasts online and also how to use the sites in communications and marketing during the one-year Masters degree in Social Media.

Financial Times: Do Not Believe Reports of Dubai’s Demise

While we have heard enough about Dubai’s doom during this financial crisis and recession, a recent article on Financial Times says that the economic scenario in Dubai is not all that bad! “News of Dubai’s death has been greatly exaggerated. Its fundamentals as a regional hub of shipping, services, people, trade and capital have not changed,” says the newspaper. Announces “March Madness” Webinar Series

“Are you obsessed with your business’ performance?” asked a mass mailer from The mass mailer, which landed up in my mail’s inbox in the morning today, said that a successful entrepreneur is one who can predict record losses, bankruptcy, failure, well in advance and plan for it. This is the time of recession and hence, is conducting an online seminar (webinar), wherein you will be able to “discover the marketing techniques, secrets, and skills you need to out-play your competition and the recession.”

Shout Your News to the World for Free!

Public Relations is one of the most important tools for uplifting the image of any brand. Many companies spend millions of dollars on getting their PR exercise right by appointing top PR agencies as their representatives as far as boosting their image on the market is concerned. However, those who have just started – such as small startups and entrepreneurs such as yourself – the budget is limited. So what do you do if all you need is an easy, cost effective way to create buzz, build relationships and get people talking?

Obama Team Takes Lead in Fast Company’s 50 Most Innovative Companies List

It’s no surprise then – the world’s most talked man at the moment and his team have figured on the top spot of Fast Company’s “World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies” list. “From politics to technology, energy, and transportation; from marketing to retail, health care, and design, each company on the following pages illustrates the power […]

Facebook Can Drive More Traffic Than Google has a very interesting piece on how Facebook – the top social networking site, could actually drive more traffic to your website than Google can, ever! Facebook gets over a third of the number of unique visitors that Google does according to comScore. And it continues to grow. “It seems inevitable that, given Facebook’s […]

Starting Up With a Friend has a wonderful piece on starting up a new business with a close friend. The article also looks at the “Do’s and Don’ts”, in case ypou are planning to start a new business with a friend. “It seems like a fool-proof plan: start up with a close friend. You’ll get along (obviously), and you’ll […]

332 Wiped Off Forbes’ Billionaire List!

The current economic crisis is taking toll on the world’s richest, too. According to Forbes, it’s been a tough year for the richest people in the world. Last year there were 1,125 billionaires. This year there are just 793 people rich enough to make our it to Forbes’ Billionaire list. “The world has become a […]