Archive for November, 2011

Professionalism, Masterchef Australia and what web designers can learn from them.

I am simply blown away by the professionalism of the popular food show Masterchef Australia. I am not particularly a foody but presentation and setup of the show really caught my attention and kept it there for an entire season. It speaks volumes about the show that a non-cooking IT techie like me was engrossed [...]

What makes a good Web Designer? – Sonali Salvi

It was time for us to search for a designer who could think like us and deliver good designs. Test time for the shortlisted candidates threw light on one aspect strongly. What is “Design”? What is expected of a “Web Designer”? I started off in my career as a visualiser. In our college (Sir. J. [...]

Online marketing on a tight budget – some tricks for low cost business promotion

A friend recently asked if I could suggest some ways he could market online on a budget. At this point in his business he did not have the budget for professional online marketing and was looking for low cost options. Normally I would strongly suggest engaging an online marketing company such as ours but considering [...]

Jim Collins does it again – the brilliant ‘Great by Choice’ is highly recommended for all entrepreneurs.

┬áThere is something about a Jim Collin’s book that is spell binding. His writing style that combines real world examples with common business principles simply makes his books impossible to put down. What I love about ‘Great by Choice’ is there are brilliant business principles told in a simple and easy to understand manner. Catchy [...]

Internet Explorer usage drops dramatically in India in the last 10 months. Chrome the biggest gainer. FireFox is flat.

According to the latest stats from StatCounter GlobalStats, one of the worlds largest commerical website statistics service providers, Internet Explorer usage has dropped significantly and Chrome has jumped by almost 15%. Firefox usage remains flat. The crossover took place sometime in August where at one point all three browsers almost had equal share at 33%. [...]