Spirit of Enterprise Award 2008 Interview – Part 4

http://www.soe.org.sg/files/interview2008.php?i=256&a=&c=&year=2008 16. When was the moment you realised the business would work and support you? I think every businessman will set out to think the business will be self-sufficient and supporting. I never allow myself to have any safety net.   17. What are some of your proudest business achievements to date? And why are […]

Spirit of Enterprise Award 2008 Interview – Part 3

http://www.soe.org.sg/files/interview2008.php?i=256&a=&c=&year=2008  11. You mentioned that you faced considerable challenges during the Asian Financial Crisis. What about the 911 incident in 2001 and the SARS period in 2003? What are the challenges you faced and how did you overcome them? Asian Financial crisis was my first big hit. My partner and I just had to scale […]

Using Social Media as a Recruitment Channel

Social media is a new wave of internet usage that links everyone in “many to many” conversation using different tools. The most populated sector is the social networking tools like Facebook and Linkedin. Human Resource Managers are beginning to leverage on the large network of professional social network for recruitment and referral. In the near […]

Spirit of Enterprise 2008 interview (Part 2) – Andrew Chow

http://www.soe.org.sg/files/interview2008.php?i=256&a=&c=&year=2008  6. What are some interesting stories you have about your first few customers/first few years in business? When Ideamart first started, although I am one of the founders, I actually look upon my partner, Mr Andy Lai as my mentor, and I always seen myself “working for him”. I was still green then, and […]

Spirit of Enterprise 2008 interview (Part 1) – Andrew Chow

This series of posts are repost from my long interview for Spirit of Enterprise Award in 2008 http://www.soe.org.sg/files/interview2008.php?i=256&a=&c=&year=2008 Andrew’s extensive experience in the MICE industry enabled him to have huge networks from people of all industries which helped him when he entered the dating and matchmaking industry. In 2005, he was appointed the role of […]

Establishing strong Personal Branding online through Article Marketing by Andrew Chow

One of the many challenges to achieve respectable google ranking is in the area of backlinks to your blog. While the idea of having links exchanged is good, the quality of the incoming sites comes into play as far as Google is concerned. If you are someone who is a thought leader or influencer in […]

Build Your Personal Brand online with EzineArticles

Original : http://ezinearticles.com/benefits/ What Can EzineArticles.com Do For You? EzineArticles.com is a matching service — bringing real-world experts and ezine publishers together. Expert Authors & Writers are able to post their articles to be featured within the site. Our searchable database of hundreds of thousands of quality original articles allows email newsletter publishers hungry for […]

Power Networking Tips for Professionals, Executives, Managers and Technologists

Networking is one of the best personable way of spreading your influence through knowing people, forming connections; giving and sharing before you receive. In this presentation, the power networking tips are presented in 4 categories: P – Prepare before Your Venture M – Mind Your Manners in Networking E – Experience Sowing and Reaping T […]

Is your company ready for public relations?

How do you know if your company has high media maturity index? Use this simple assessment tool to help you measure your organization’s Media Relations maturity across 6 key success drivers. For each of the best practice, grade your company against the criteria and do a self-assessment. 1. Media Awareness a.       Relevant, local, industry and […]