Teoh Mei Ying is one social media marketer whose business is not only surviving but thriving.
How much does our age influence how we think, where and what we eat, or how we save and spend?
The ICT Revolution has given rise to an entire generation that is disrupting traditional 9-to-5 employment.
Kal Joffres had originally moved from Canada to Malaysia to work for Khazanah Nasional to help foster the growth of creative industry clusters. Now he is into social entrepreneurship.
Organisations need to rethink their people strategy, and prepare for their future workforce.
It started with two homemade headbands to wear to a concert. Now Sereni Linggi and Shentel Lee run a full-fledged business selling headbands around the world, with their products having even appeared on the hit TV shows Gossip Girl and Desperate Housewives. All thanks to the Internet!
In e-commerce, the ones who are making the money are usually the ones enabling it rather than the operators themselves.
MYDreams1 was founded by chartered accountant and former model Ng Yee Han who wanted to find an easier way to look for special offers and good deals from various companies.
The advent of easy online tools to showcase one’s work has given two creative individuals the courage to try their hand at becoming professional artists.
It is said that, in the world of tech, a nimble, new start up could eat an established giant’s lunch as it can do something far better than the incumbent.
Most of us fancy the notion of turning our passions or hobbies into a career. Two online entrepreneurs – who happen to be friends – share with us a little about their passions and how they turned them into businesses that they run.
In the early days of the Internet, building a simple corporate website would cost an arm and a leg. How is the scene today, and what are the prospects to progress in this field?
If you were to run an online business it would be natural to do it through a dedicated website. Or so it used to be. Today, more and more entrepreneurs are going straight to social media and conducting their business through that viral platform – even for entrepreneurs in the business of organising parties.
The phrases online media, Web 2.0 and social media get bandied about quite a bit when you talk to people about the evolution of Internet media. Is there any difference among these catchwords? And, more importantly, what lies ahead on the social media marketing scene?
There’s money in chickpeas. Big money. From its humble, Middle Eastern roots of being a traditional home-made staple, the global market for pre-packaged mashed chickpea paste is currently worth US$1 billion annually. Joining the hummus war is home-grown artisanal brand, HummusCo. Co-founder Aneesha Veriah talks to Business Circle about her company’s flying start in the Klang Valley.
Social media has evolved – but perhaps at a slightly slower pace as it matures and grows past its infancy stage. Businesses are now starting to adopt social media in a big way. This leads us to the first point in my Top 3 trends for social media in the coming year or so.
In an era of online social and business networking, the notion of offline events to meet fellow entrepreneurs seems archaic and perhaps even obsolete. But just as commerce cannot be done completely online, neither can networking. There is some value still in the human touch and face-to-face mingling.
Recruiting and retaining Generation Y in the workforce requires companies to be flexible and creative in fashioning a collaborative and conducive work environment that allows their talents to shine.
Landing your dream job means shedding the attitude and going out to wow the world in a professional manner.
The advent of social media in recent times has ushered in a new wave of communication tools, which has brought both boon and bane to the people who engage it.