I remember attending my first social media conference back in December 2010. Days before the conference, I had butterflies in my stomach because I’ve not been to ANY conferences at all. I imagined so many weird scenarios happening in my head. The worst part is, I made a huge mistake by not having enough business cards with me during the conference. It wasn’t a pleasant experience getting a card and not giving one in return. Well, luckily I’ve managed to keep in touch with a couple of people whom I met back then. Right Zilkry? … [Read more...] about Giveaway: Are business cards important? YES!
Archives for April 2012
Oh noo... google+ is dead! Or is it really? Recently Stuart Duncan, my favourite G+ user, shared his two cents on why people felt Google+ is dead. It made PERFECT sense. … [Read more...] about Google plus is dead?
This post was originally published on iStrategy Conference where I contribute on a weekly basis. Check their blog for more marketing tips from experts around the world. Yup, we’ve talked about it. Facebook has finally turned all of our Facebook pages into the latest timeline format. If you have not read much about the timeline yet, I would recommend that you read some of our previous posts on this topic. One of them includes what you need to know about the cover. Furthermore, because the timeline takes up such a huge ‘retail’ space, getting a timeline that stands out for your brand is crucial. Here are some of my favorites so far. 1. Livestrong … [Read more...] about 10 Creative Examples of Facebook Brand Cover Photos
Hello friends, look at your gadgets, now look at mine, now look at your gadgets, now back at mine. Sadly, your gadgets aren’t mine. If you use gadgets like mine, you could be like me. But you don’t need to be like me. Be YOU. You’re perfect the way you are. Wait, don’t click ‘X’! Continue to read this post and I’ll tell you the 3 perfect gadgets I think every small business owners should have. … [Read more...] about 3 gadgets every small business owners should have
Sometimes advices come from the love of our family and friends not wanting us to get hurt or afraid we might fail. Sometimes advices come from people who doesn’t want to see us successful, or jealousy, or afraid that one day, WE will be more successful than them. Starting a business from scratch or going after your dreams, it’s tough. I’m in the process now too. I stop counting how many times people have tried to put me down. Here are some of the things people will say to put you down when you want to start a business or when you’re chasing after your dreams. … [Read more...] about 13 Sh*t people say to entrepreneurs
By now you've probably heard a lot about Pinterest, (especially if you follow my blogs here!). Is it just hype? I’ll let you decide after showing you some of the recent Pinterest campaigns that caught my attention recently. Inspiration Day – Kotex Women Smoyz, an Israeli creative agency found a way to generate buzz on Pinterest. Recently, the company launched a campaign called “Inspiration Day” which involves finding 50 influential Israeli women on Pinterest. From there, they got them to repin items and sent some of the items that they pinned as gifts. … [Read more...] about 3 Innovative Social Media Campaigns on Pinterest