Wednesday, August 29, 2007

50 years of learning and improving...Happy 50th Birthday Malaysia

I just took this picture using my parent's camera. This picture of the moon is taken using BenQ Digital Camera C640. I'm not really good at using a camera. I never really learn to use it. Perhaps it's not a bad idea to start learning as its kind of fun. Life is too short as there are so much more to learn. The more we learn, the more we realize that a lot of things we don't know. Guess what we can do is just keep on learning as much as possible. 31st August 2007 is Malaysia 50 years Independence Day celebration. Malaysia gain independence in 1957 and since then it's already 50 years. The government is planning a big celebration this year. I think the main event will be in Kuala Lumpur, but I'm sure my home town will be celebrating as well. I'll try to take some pictures on that day and post it up after the event. So be sure to check it out.

"Forrest Gump" - I want to live a stupid but wonderful life.
"The Truman Show" - I want to break free from a normal life.
"Good Will Hunting" - I want to do what I love instead of what I want.

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Penang Net TV, brings Penang to your home PC...

"We are merely ordinary Penangites. We take this opportunity to create a television culture that is fluid, diverse, exciting and beautiful. We record and host videos of real people that appear over this website."

A new website of video advertising created by the Penang locals. Interesting indeed to promote Penang–Malaysia and a good way too. Instead of just saying or writing it out with beautiful explanation, watching it directly make things more clear and understandable. A video is worth a thousand words. Especially when it involves parties of different culture and religion. I think this just open up another market and business opportunities. This includes international business too. It might be new but it sure has a huge business potential. Even though it is still focus on Penang state but still people around the world have the chance to watch it. The world has a chance to watch closely the culture and lifestyle of Malaysia people. It started out from Penang and I hope that each state will end up having their video advertising too.

For those who interested to know more details please kindly contact:

Name: Mr. Kuek

Contact No: +6012-4256243


Monday, August 27, 2007

Food that goes well with coffee

When you are having your favorite coffee, what type of food do you choose to go along with it? Let’s see what type of food that people have when they are enjoying their coffee…

1) Coffee + cookies

2) Coffee + chocolate

3) Coffee + cakes

4) Coffee + nuts

5) Coffee + bread

6) Coffee + biscuits

7) Coffee + donuts

8) Coffee + muffin

So which do you prefer most? For me, definitely is Youtiao (油条). It’s a deep fried golden brown strip of dough in Chinese cuisine. Normally have it in the morning. Here’s how we eat them. Dip it in the coffee, stir a little bit to let the coffee went right into it. Then put it in your mouth with lots of coffee in it. The mixture of Youtiao (油条) and coffee taste really good. Almost forgot, it has to go with black coffee. If you have a chance to go china or china town around your place, look for it and try it out.

Sunday, August 26, 2007

Back up your blog before you loss it...

OK, I know this makes me sound like your parents but still I just got to say this, “Back up your blog or site…” A lot of people did not realize that accidents do happen. No matter how good or secure the hosting provider is, there’s still the possibility of server crash issue. All it took is just one bad day where everything just went wrong. I’m sure most of you had that experience before. It would be wise to back up your blog before you loss it. For those people that use the free hosting service like me, you might want to back up your blog just in case it does crashes. In most cases, what really happened is that when ever these free hosting services move their server, upgrade or make a change in their server, chances are your blog might get loss some where during the process. Seriously, some of my friends did lost their 2 year old blog just like that. Since we’re using a free blog hosting services, mind as well look for a free back up services. This is where I found this site – BlogBackupOnline. It’s free and allowed up to 50mb of storage. Easy to use and able to back up your blog daily automatically. It also enables you to export your blog too. This will make it more convenience if you want to more your blog to other platform, third party server or home hard disc. Check it out…

Saturday, August 25, 2007

"Help you help me..."or is it "Help me help you..."

I still remember these words "Help me help you..." from the movie Jerry Maguire. I think most of us that blog loves to have tons of traffic. I will be very happy if I got at least thousands of visitors each day. The question is how do I do that? From what I know is that we need to make our blog rank high at the search engine so that your blog can be easily expose to others. One way to do that is to built lots of back link. Well that is easy to say then done. To make things simple and easy, why not just think how to attract more people to your blog. One way I found to very effective is to give out free stuff. I did encounter a lot of blogs that give out cash or prizes, and then I found this blog Daily Webbers. Daily Webbers is holding a Free Giveaway contest to all bloggers. The prize is a free domain name and 1 year hosting account. Very attractive indeed for those bloggers that is using the free hosting services. I was intend to find some examples so that I could make my own giving out free stuff, instead I'm participating it. Well, I think you don't have to do it yourself all the time. Participating in others contest also might in fact brings you some traffic. Saves you a lot of time and energy. Besides we need to support each other to stay in the game. You don't want to have 2~3 people participating when your having your own contest. We need to learn to give and take, thus "Help you help me...". Anyway, who knows you might be the winner. So go ahead and click here.

Friday, August 24, 2007

What a good idea of link exchange...

** Start Copy Here **

We all know how important getting link backs is and with this chain, you can get the ball rolling! You don’t have to be an established blogger to take part in this chain.Here are the rules:
1. Copy this post from the point where it says “Start Copy Here” to the point where it says “End Copy Here”
2. Add yourself and 5 of your favorite bloggers to the end of the list.
3. Post this on your blog

Enkay Blog | Ms. Danielle | Cash For Comments | BetShopBoy | JohnCow | Mr. Gary Lee | Jon Lee | Dosh Dosh | Some Make Money | The King Kong Blog | RomanDock | Michael Kwan | Ed Lau | Jane May | Sam Breadstone | Windows Tips, Tricks and Hacks | ProBlogger | The Beef Jerky Blog | The Prize Blog | Online Coupon Codes | Jamaipanese | Rugjeff | ShadowScope | The News Press Net | JohnWaraas | Life Is Colorful | A Touch of Sweetness | That Says It All | Bama 365 | Bohemian Bloggers | The Sassy Southerner | Protocol In Practice | TJ’s Anti Contrarian | Londoner Life Dot Com - Life In London With Stephanie Law| John Chow| 5xmom|LunchInABox|WorldOfAngel|TomLedree|Daily Webbers| The Life of Socrates | Unpublished Dream | Brunch At Esgepece |1000 Faces 1 Complex Mind| Darangsisa | Monday Morning Power |Twice As Nice or Double or Triple | How To Get Traffic On Blogs | Grok Dot Com | Digital Nomads | The Paint Veil | Monkey Giggles | Average Joe Blogger | ShaMoney Maker | Le chasseur d’avion | Xcodec | Cricket | Ahmed In The Middle | Cute Knut & Friends | Hillary’s Place | Laces and Roses | Five Point Someone | LeLabu | All The Info | Blogitude | Anton Olsen | Spare Moolah | Susan Suarez | Keeyit | Earn money with Kirby | Space of Influence| Batang Yagit | Jehzlau-Concepts |The Beauty of Life Earning Money Online |Life`s Adventure| Jessel`s Blog |Money Making Sites|Toast&Egg&Me

**End Copy Here**

This is one of the post that I found from Socrates Rudy's blog. It's a very good idea as this can keep on rolling and rolling. A simple idea but works really good. Sometimes we just make things to difficult to ourself. If we think carefully, a lot of stuff can be done simple and easy.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

A good way get lots of member

Mylot is a website for users to discuss, blog, post photos, news and other activities. It's just like a community where people get together and interact, something close to friendster and myspace. Mylot become popular very fast around the net because you can earn a bit of cash by just starting a discussion, give comment and post up photos. Mylot also offers referral program to let you earn more. The percentage of earning was quite high at the beginning. This encourages a lot of people to sign up very fast. Members sign up hit 10 thousand in just a few months. This number hits 105213 as I'm writing this post. In order to survive in the competitive world of internet, traffic is the main issue. Once you get that kind of traffic, for sure the website will be around for a few more years. So, what do we - users benefits from this? Imagine if you are one of the first 500 people that sign up Mylot and you have referred around 1000 people. You might enjoy some cash in each month and still your group will be growing. You might say that this might be too good to be true, but it is that true. The question is how long will this be continue. We did see that the payment has been reducing after the number of member has increase. But why not take the opportunity to earn as much as you can. After all, you just need to post some discussion and photos.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Earn some extra money with your hobby

We often seen a lot of website saying that "Earn $200 per day" or getting rich through signing up with their website. The truth is, it's not that simple and it always turn out that you need to pay first before you could earn. Worst part is that most of them are just scam. Does that mean there isn't any way that we can earn money through the net. Sure there is, you just need to know where to find it. Of cause you still need to work hard to earn it. The good news is that you have the flexibility to do it when ever you want. Check out the website below, you might not earn a lot but it sure is a good way to earn some extra cash. Best of all it might be the things that you've done daily or your hobby.

1) Pay Per Post

This is the best choice for bloggers. Advertiser pay bloggers to write reviews on their product or website. If you have a blog that have more then 100 viewers a day, then this suits you. Make full use of the blog that you already have, who knows one day you might just make a living by just blogging.

2) Fotolia
If you like to take photo and you have a bunch of collection, then you might consider to sell your work. You may even sell you royalty. This may look simple, just get yourself a good expensive camera and start shooting. It's easy to take picture but you still need to do some homework before people are interested in your photos. Only good quality and market demanded photos will sell. If you're already having fun with camera for more then 2 years, i think this will not be a problem.

3) Elance

This is a place to market you own expertise as a freelancer. No matter if you're a writer, programmer, website designer, illustrator, graphic designer, translator, software user or even a students, if you can get the job done and at a reasonable price then you might earn some cash here. Payment are done by each project and you have to bid to get the job. If you have a good reputation then customer might just directly request your services.

4) SellaBand

This is a place for music lovers. You can sell you music here. It's a cheapest way to become a super star. All you have to do is find 5000 people that believe in you and says your music good. Then you'll have the chance to record your songs in the state-of-the-art studio. Or you can become a believer by supporting the artist of you choice and help raise $50000. Then you can earn yourself the right to sell the CD at your home address. You can also open up a shop at SellaBand and sell the related product from your artist.

There are still a lot of website that let you earn a bit of extra money. You'll just have to find them. Finally there is also a popular way to earn some extra money, that is by taking some surveys. This is more suitable if you're living in US or UK but you might just try it out. It's free any way. Here's the website if you're interested - YouGov.

Thursday, August 09, 2007

The Clock Tower Of My Home Town

This clock tower was built almost 100 years ago. There was once a big flood and the water was up till half of the tower. Luckily the clock tower was able to survive the tragedy. Now it is one of the tourist interest. It is always a place of decoration when there is any function carry out. Often the clock tower will be dress up with thousand of lights. It's just like a lady dress up in a white wedding dress.