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Chinese Alcohol Market News


Like many internet marketers and business people, the Chinese market is always of interest. There’s huge spending power there and slowly markets are opening up with improvements in internet infrastructure and delivery systems. The problems though with marketing to Chinese market are as always State intervention and manipulation of markets. One example of this is…

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Hong Kong Rated as Most Expensive for Expats


So where would you like to go and spend your retirement? Ever thought of becoming an expat and live in a new and exciting environment, well for those considering Hong Kong then this report may come as a bit of a disappointment. It’s certainly on my wish list as I look out on the grey…

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How Can I Monetise My Website


Nowadays many of us have our own websites, and indeed spend a huge amount of time and effort on them. So it’s not surprising that people often look at methods of making some money out of their sites if only to try and subsidise hosting costs for example. It’s not always the main aim of…

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The Challenges of Expatriation


For any expatriate, starting their new life can be both exciting and a little intimidating.  In fact some studies have been made covering the psychology of becoming an expat with some surprising results.  Of course, becoming an expat is a very demanding and exciting decision which comes with it’s own set of psychological challenges. Many…

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Accessing US Netflix using DNS Codes


Do you remember these, special codes for DNS servers that would be floating around in their thousands online. You’d simply use one of these servers in order to bypass the restrictions and blocks that Netflix applied based on your location. That is an American Netflix subscriber would switch to the Canadian version as soon as…

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Some Traffic Boosting Ideas


In the digital world, your website is as much of an asset as a building, premises or equipment. In some businesses it’s even more valuable than physical items – a website brings traffic and business directly to your door. In case you’ve been living in a vacuum, most people use their websites as their business…

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Is YouTube the Defence to Google Algorithm Changes?


For any internet marketer who has been operating over the last few years online, then they’ve all probably had some similar experiences. One of the major impacts on most marketers is that of the periodic Google algorithm changes. These updates usually come unannounced but have the ability to destroy (or sometimes boost) thriving web based…

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Attributes Needed to be a Successful Entrepreneur


It is a fact that over half of all new start-up businesses in America fail within 5 years. It is difficult to start a new business for several reasons – cash flow, competition, down turns in the economy, government regulations, and advances in technology. These are all valid reasons for a new business to fail,…

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Shaking off Those Internet Shackles


Blocked and filtered, monitored and restricted – this is the reality of the internet today.  Ever clicked on a particularly funny looking video to be greeted by the message – ’we’re sorry that video is not available in your area’.  When did the internet change like this, it was once open to all, it didn’t…

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No Email Privacy by Default


The digital world has changed the way we communicate, that much is obvious.  The internet, mobile phones and digital communication mean that location means very little now and there’s little chance of being incommunicado unless you really want to.  This rise in different aspects of communication is bringing other issues into play though, one of…

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