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Ideas, tips and wisdom to help you in your marketing and business. 

What Happens If I Decide To Close My Website?

This week’s website question is interesting. Someone asked: “What happens if you, having had a website for 10 years, suddenly decide to close it all down?” First of all, if you have had a website for 10 years and it is working well for you, there is no reason to

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NGO Website Copywriting Makeover

Recently we’ve been asked by NGOs (that’s non-government organisations) to redesign their websites. NGOs are in a tricky place. They’re not business entities BUT they do a lot of work which benefits the community. But most NGOs I know think and act like NGOs. NGOs have a role in our community. They

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Redbox Studio Is A Con Job?

Nic and I have been called many things in our lives but recently, we found out someone out there has been posting on LowYat.net and calling us professional cons! And this person kept copying and pasting the same message into different Low Yat forum topic categories (from web design threads

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Big Timer Game Goes To Kuching

Our card game for business owners is going places! We have been conducting this game to a number of business groups the past half year and it has been a fun-filled experience for our participants, comprising people who run their own businesses. We started with a public workshop of this

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Villa Molek Langkawi Hotel Website Redesign

Client: Villa Molek Website: www.VillaMolek.com The Challenge: Villa Molek Langkawi has been our client for many years now. They started with us when they were almost ready to launch their business in the mid-2000s. Their business has been growing steadily over the years in tandem with Langkawi’s popularity as a

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Malaysia 2.0 and What Some Friends Said

This is a post that’s a little different from our regular business posting. Nic and I were involved in the general elections that happened in May – we had served as PACA or Polling Agent & Counting Agent in the last general elections and we thought that was the end

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Turning Services Into Products

We’re back this 27 June 2018 with our 22nd edition of Marketing Mojo. This time, we’re talking about turning services into products. This would be good news for those of you who are right now in a service business. What’s a service business? It’s a business where you are providing

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Ecommerce Helps Tea Distributor Expand His Customer Reach

Client: Chin Bee Tea Website: ChinBeeTea.com The Challenge: Chin Bee Tea is one of the four official Malaysian tea distributors for China Tea (Wuzhou), a major tea producer in China. They’ve been in the Liu Pao tea business for more than 30 years and it is a family-run business (they

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[VIDEO]: Nic’s Birthday Basket

We recorded this on Saturday, 14 April, which was a few days ago on Nic’s birthday. He never gives himself gifts so this was something rather unique. Check out this video. We filmed this video in our apartment and behind him is a floor to ceiling bookshelf that Nic built

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Big Timer Club Programme Starts This Month

We’ve had many requests to do this and finally, we’re opening a special programme for you to help you position yourself in the next 90 days! The Big Timer Club is an intensive programme that runs from April (yes, this month) to June and Nic and I will personally coach

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Big Timer Game This 28 April, PSDC Bayan Lepas

Here’s a quick heads-up for you! If you’ve been curious about our Big Timer entrepreneur game, now’s your chance to play this game, for FREE. We’re collaborating with Penang Women’s Development Corporation (PWDC) to bring you this game on 28 April at Penang Skills Development Centre, Bayan Lepas. The best

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