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Your customers opinion could make or break your business

Your customers opinion could make or break your business

Customers now have more opportunities than ever to voice their opinions — good and bad — about a product or service. A customer’s review is a powerful double-edged sword. When positive, it offers brands and businesses a sharp advantage; when negative, it cuts right through to the bottom line. Businesses that understand the power of a customer’s opinion know it is more cost effective to …

8 major updates to Pocketbook that will benefit your business

When we launched Pocketbook last Christmas, we knew that it was just the beginning of better things to come. Since then, we’ve worked really hard to make Pocketbook more useful for you — the creative small business community of Malaysia. After much tinkering and consultation with the experts (that would be you guys!), we are now ready to introduce Pocketbook 2.0! Pocketbook 2.0’s super powers: …

Getting crafty with the creative community

Last month, I thought it would be fun to exercise my creative muscles and join other craft enthusiasts in their monthly gathering. I have always loved making unique, handmade birthday cards for friends and family, using mixed media like Starbucks cup sleeves and cookie boxes. The monthly Crafters Gathering initiative was pioneered by Miyyah back in 2010. As time went by, participants took turns to …

Meet and Greet Session in KL with JinnyboyTV

On 28th Dec 2014, we organised a meet and greet with JinnyboyTV, along with an exclusive popup shop at popular local burger joint – myBurgerLab, Sunway. Jin Lim, Reuben Kang and Alan Lok – the trio of the JinnyboyTV team made a 2-hour appearance at the only Meet and Greet session in Kuala Lumpur for 2014. Jin, or better known as Jinnyboy is a full …

10 Powerful Lessons from Silicon Valley for Entrepreneurs

Success is never guaranteed but when we were selected to participate in the SV In.Fusion Startup Bootcamp in Silicon Valley, we had the opportunity to learn and apply the best tools, techniques and trends Silicon Valley entrepreneurs use every day to build lean and mean businesses. As entrepreneurs, we are driven to continuously create, innovate and sell. There’s no guarateed 1-2-3 formula but, we can …

We are a participant of Malaysia’s first #MYCyberSALE

Shoppertise has been approved by the organiser, Multimedia Development Corporation Sdn Bhd (MDeC) to be a participating e-tailer for #MYCyberSALE 2014 – an online campaign initiated by Digital Malaysia. What makes this event very special is that it’s Malaysia’s first nationwide online sale that is inspired by the United States’ initiative known as Cyber Monday. Spanning over a period of 3 days – from 29th September …

We are a finalist at CTIA Super Mobility Week 2014, Las Vegas

Today, we are happy to be named as a finalist by CTIA Startup Lab for the year 2014. The CTIA Startup Lab is an industry initiative to accelerate growth of seed and growth-stages companies who have been hand-selected by their local communities and investors for their potential to fuel the next wave of growth in mobile. What makes this nomination very special is that this …

This is the chance to fulfill your eCommerce dream

Do you dream of setting up your own eCommerce website?  Do you want to sell from your smartphone?  Do you know how much it will cost?  Before you jump into it, do you understand the basics of search engine optimisation (SEO), where to buy and register a domain name, how to drive traffic, create online banner, etc in order to run a successful online shop? But …

6 best practices when using the hashtag

You should be using hashtags. But you must be careful NOT to over do it. They serve a purpose and can help to categorise interests, to build brand and community, and to align you with an audience. If you own a business, you might also consider using hashtags to share your history, tap into what people care about, or convey your personality. A hashtag immediately …

3 reasons why small business owners should accept credit cards

Whether your business is new or you’re planning to accept credit cards when you’re a little more established.  Or you’ve been in business for years and can’t seem to find a good reason you should go changing things now – sticking to traditional forms of payment is tempting for many. Just imagine – while you’re happily working on your new product design or packing new …