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So Much Trouble Installing Dell ST2310 Monitor! Can anyone help?

Feb 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Personal Stories, Technology Brands

This is an open post looking for help – I’ll lay out the specifications of the problem I’m facing, and hopefully the SEO friendliness of this site will bring over some help
I own a Dell Inspiron 13 laptop (Inspiron 1320 laptop, 4GB RAM, Core 2 Duo 2.4 Ghz, ATI Radeon HD 4330 graphics [...]



Do You Do Facebook Advertising?

Aug 16th, 2008 | By | Category: Online Marketing, Pay Per Click, Technology Brands

Now, according to a study released by ComScore, Facebook has overtaken MySpace for the number 1 spot in social networking.Facebook is also the fastest growing social network – it’s rate of growth since last year has been about 150% … MySpace? A measly 3% …

Basically all the signs lead to Facebook advertising – it seems like it will be the hottest place after Google AdWords to advertise next …



Don’t Upgrade To WordPress 2.6 Yet!

Jul 15th, 2008 | By | Category: Copywriting, News & Updates, Technology Brands

A few hours ago, WordPress 2.6 was released as an official download on the wordpress website.
If you’ve a frantic WordPress user, then you’ll remember that WordPress 2.5 was released not too long ago (March 29th). That’s actually a fairly short upgrade cycle … but there are some welcome features …

There are some excellent updates to [...]



Yahoo’s A Fickle Girlfriend: Microsoft’s Dumped, Google’s Loved!

Jun 13th, 2008 | By | Category: Google AdWords, MSN AdCenter, News & Updates, Online Marketing, Pay Per Click, Technology Brands, Yahoo Overture

A few hours ago, Yahoo gave up on its talks with Microsoft and decided that a search deal with them wasn’t going to be worth it. Pretty expected reaction considering Microsoft had dumped Yahoo and refused to buy the business as a whole after Yahoo had acted all cheerleader like in the last negotiation.
So, guess [...]



Visiting Startup @ Singapore 2008

May 26th, 2008 | By | Category: Entrepreneurship, Online Marketing, Personal Stories, Technology Brands, Website Branding

Saturday was a very interesting day – I was judging business plans at Startup @ Singapore 2008. S@S is a business plan competition that allows young entrepreneurs to put their bright ideas into a plan, and if its good – earn about $30,000 in prize money to get it started.

In this article, you’ll find overviews of all the business plans I judged, and my own tips for what makes a competition-winning business plan (Hint – the criteria is quite different from a successful business).



Microsoft Offers to buy Yahoo! for 44.6 billion!

Feb 1st, 2008 | By | Category: Google AdWords, MSN AdCenter, Technology Brands, Yahoo Overture

In my last post, more than six months ago … I had outlined a plan for Yahoo to slowly recover from its missteps.
Well, I didn’t see any of those steps happening. Instead, Terry Semel (the then CEO) was kicked out. As of January 31st 2008, he’s also been kicked out of the board of directors.
In [...]



Honey, it’s not working out … My humble experiences with Ubuntu Linux

Sep 17th, 2007 | By | Category: News & Updates, Personal Stories, Technology Brands

I’m a little heart-broken.
For the past 4 years I’ve been having an on-and-off affair.
There are moments when I’m attracted to her. (It’s usually when things are going bad with my regular love … then we experiment for a while and give “us” a shot).
Initially, she manages to dazzle me. Every time, she comes across with [...]



iPhone In Singapore?

Aug 28th, 2007 | By | Category: Personal Stories, Technology Brands

A few minutes ago, I was in one of my moods … you know, the ones in which you have a strange craving for the iPhone.

I knew it wasn’t coming to Singapore any time soon, but I figured I could spend some time on the Apple.com.sg site and get my fix on some other apple [...]



Google Buys FeedBurner … And A Step-by-step Plan For Yahoo To Recover From Its Missteps

Jun 2nd, 2007 | By | Category: Google AdWords, Technology Brands, Yahoo Overture

Just got a heads up from a source (actually it may be stale news by the time I actually get around to finishing this post). Google just bought the most popular RSS company – Feedburner!
Feedburner is the most popular way for blogs to publish their blogs and track its usage … and you can rest [...]



In the wise words of Perry Marshall …

May 7th, 2007 | By | Category: Conversion Strategies, Copywriting, Email Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Google AdWords, Pay Per Click, Technology Brands, Website Branding

If you wanna learn about selling with pure substance & ZERO HYPE, then you must know about Perry Marshall. Let me just cut things short and include 4 of his recent emails.
All Internet Marketers should be reading these emails – it’s an awesome lesson in selling without hype and storytelling (by the way, none of [...]



Hello E27 Singapore – version 4.0!

Feb 15th, 2007 | By | Category: Entrepreneurship, News & Updates, Personal Stories, Technology Brands, Website Branding

Today is E27.
In case you don’t know what that means, let me explain things a little bit to you. E27 stands for Entrepreneur 27, it’s an informal organization of enterprising young people who promise to change the world before 27.

Well, 27 is close to it anyway … we’re flexible enough to accept people around that [...]



Apple Marketing (for MacWorld 2007) … What Do They Have Up Their Sleeves?

Jan 9th, 2007 | By | Category: Entrepreneurship, Technology Brands

Apple’s always been a role model for innovative marketing – their interfaces are always clean and usable. Their products are always cutting edge and stable. And they follow the marketing concepts of branding and anticipation so well … that books have been written about them.
One of the things they do frequently is introduce new product [...]



Microsoft Firefox??

Nov 11th, 2006 | By | Category: Technology Brands

Just stumbled upon the most hilarious website! Some smart techie decided to guess what it would be like … if Microsoft bought over Mozilla’s Firefox browser.
This is the original firefox home page …

It’s hilarious … they’ve taken a wonderfully spartan home page of mozilla … and corporatized it with Microsoft’s official colours & look.
So check [...]



My Business Week … (And the problem with info-marketing) …

Jul 8th, 2006 | By | Category: Copywriting, Entrepreneurship, Happiness, Online Marketing, Technology Brands, Website Branding

OK, this is the 2nd post about what’s been in my head this week. The first one was about my love life … this one is about my business life …
This week in my business
Again, this week had its ups and downs in this area.
First, I had several great meetings this week. Took a few [...]



Google Checkout is Launched … Only in America!

Jun 29th, 2006 | By | Category: Online Marketing, Technology Brands

Well … we were hearing rumors for a long time. It was called GBuy, Google Buy and a whole other bunch of names. Finally a rival to PayPal is launched as Google Checkout (Google says there is no rivalry, but be serious now ).
It seems like a great e-commerce system … easy interface … [...]