Thursday, November 29, 2007

Build Your Website Or You're Out Of The Business!

These days, going to shopping malls to purchase our basic needs are not only exhausting but also time consuming. But, thanks to the Internet! Everything has become so accessible and convenient. The net does not simply provide us the ease of online shopping, it also offers a wide scope of information and messaging tools to all of its clients. Now, one can express his/her purchasing powers even if he/she is right at home or in the office.

Information technology has greatly motivated and influenced businesses and companies to adapt to its advancement. Some business organizations are now providing their customers access to their websites in order to expand business availability and encourage non-stop earning even when the owners are asleep, thus getting rid of all the worries on missed transactions, purchases and inquiries from clients.

It is such a huge advantage if your competition does not have the financial resource to develop its own website. Web-enabled businesses are ensured with more in and off-shore clients that are sure to patronize you for the ease of service and guaranteed immediate feedback. More and more organizations now provide customer services, technical support and online marketing to reach out to their clients. Initially, you may need to put in a huge investment, yet in due time your earnings will double with the amount of clientele you are reaching out to thereby increasing your edge among your competitors. This is also the reason why a lot of companies have now turned to outsourcing their manpower because of the notable benefits given by the Internet.

So, if you feel that your business is already going downhill, why not consider building your company website? Don’t get left behind or else you’ll be sooner off on the business industry.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Lost And Now Returned

I came home late at night and noticed some of my personal belonging placed on the top of an empty aquarium. I stunned and asked myself, how did it get here? Did I just misplaced it anywhere in the house? I hurriedly asked my father where did he found it. He said it was given by our neighbor and returned at around 7:00 P.M. by some teenager who resides in Buhangin, Davao City. My wallet was missing for almost three weeks now and I wrote some blog about it when it was lost. Thank God, it was found.

I feel so relieved because I was worried about my driver's license ID will be used by someone else in illegal way. I had already went to Police Office Station to report the incident happened and willingly pay the police officer for his labor.

Hapiness is what I've felt right now while writing this for the reason that I always believed that a "Good Samaritan" will return my wallet and so, it happened. Anyway, I wanted to thank that guy and treat him in some restaurant however I never had a chance to meet him and I don't even got his name.

May God bless you on what you did and reward you in return!

Monday, November 26, 2007

"Dragon Wars" An Impressive Visual Effects Movie

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“Dragon Wars” is based on a Korean legend concerning serpents named Imoogi. Every 500 years a woman is born with extraordinary powers called “Yuh Yi Joo,” that can transform an Imoogi into the mightiest dragon. They can either use the power to defend or wreak chaos on the universe. An early flashback segment located in South Korea about 500 years ago, the woman who possessed such great power and her guardian failed to do their task because of love. The past lovers both died but the heavens given them a chance after 500 years through incarnation.

In present day at Los Angeles, a 19 year old teenager named Sarah (Amanda Brooks) holds the power to transform the Imoogi. Ethan (Jason Behr of Roswell), a Los Angeles area new reporter and chosen to be the guardian of “Yuh Yi Joo”, learned Imoogi since childhood when his father went into some kind of an antique shop. The guardian has also extraordinary power that makes him invulnerable given by the pendant he wears. Sarah knew when she turn into 20 she’ll be in great danger. Sooner, Ethan realizes that she was tracked down by the evil Imoogi, “Buraki”.

Will the incarnated couple be successful this time? Watch this 55 minutes film with massive special effects and action scenes that makes the visual very exciting. Since it is a Korean based legend, it made a history all over the country’s movie industry as box office hit and currently ranks as the highest grossing film of 2007.

Sunday, November 25, 2007

BHIPRO ( Immediate Hiring!


This is an excellent opportunity for people looking to build a solid career in I.T. with a leading Web Applications and Multimedia Design Firm with satisfied clients in the Philippines, U.S. and U.K.

Industrial Engineer

*He/She has the ability in cost analysis, financial planning, wage and salary administration, process flow charts, and initiative in finding ways to improve the management.
*Keen in production, problems and challenges of the company.
*Has knowledge on application of research methods, and intervention strategies to workplace issues.
*A Bachelor degree holder in Industrial Engineering
*Preferably a licensed Industrial Engineer
*Interested in making organizations more productive leading to physical and psychological healthy lives for the benefit of everybody.

Project Manager/Business Analyst

*Two to five years experience with project management in an Internet-based software development environment.
*Prior experience with an I.T. company is preferred, but not a requirement.
*Complete understanding of project management tools, procedures and overall product life cycle, emphasis on project management skills.
*Prior experience with rapid software development methodologies.
*Knowledge of Project Management software and Microsoft Office software.
*Designs new IT solutions to improve business efficiency and productivity.
*Examine existing business models and the flows of data in the business. Discuss findings with the client, and then design an appropriate improved IT solution.
*Draw up and cost specifications and produce outline designs of new IT systems, specifying the data, files and logical operations the system will perform, and the way data will be viewed by the user.

Search Engine Optimization Team Lead

*2 years SEO experience including an in-depth knowledge of search engine technologies (algorithms, ranking strategy and industry trends.
*Experience developing, implementing and maintaining a Link building strategy
Strong understanding of technology
*Experience with SEO reporting and Web analytics tools
*Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with a variety of departments
*Strong follow up skills, organization skills and attention to detail

Senior PHP Developers

*Must have senior level expertise in PHP, Javascript, HTML, and CSS development.
*With demonstrated expertise in interactive websites.

Senior eCommerce PHP Developer

*Must have senior level expertise in PHP, Javascript, HTML, and CSS development.
*With strong skills in eCommerce systems, Smarty Templates, and site integration to ERP systems.


*Responsible for the implementation of a website
*Must be proficient in HTML, scripting and interface languages such as JavaScript and Perl
*Have experience with more than one type of Web server
*May be in charge of creating the site and putting it on a separate company's server or setting up one within the company
*The web design and creation may be done initially by an outside web design firm that turns the finished site over to the company's in-house Webmaster to maintain and perhaps add content within the established design.

Search Engine Optimization Manager

*Responsible for day to day account management of our Search Engine Optimization and Search Engine Marketing programs.
*Conducting A/B and multivariate testing and analyzing results to improve web design.
*Own the customer relationship including all customer interaction and communications from the moment the sale is closed to the successful delivery and launch of our services and on-going support.
*Develop specifications and plans for design, customization and implementation of the company services and processes.
*Analyze web analytics reports and make recommendations for web optimization.
*Develop best practice guidelines for content development and web design to achieve best possible conversion rates.
*Supervise completion of all projects and tasks to customer satisfaction.
*Two years experience with the following: Optimization, A/B testing, Multivariant testing, Web consulting, e-commerce, Online marketing, Online statistical concepts, Analytical tools, Internet technologies, HTML/JavaScript, Web analytics

Senior Flash Developer

*With demonstrated experience as a senior flash developer.
*Must have solid understanding of video streaming, CSS usage in flash site, alternative text methodologies and SEO methodologies in flash site creation.

Graphics Artists

*Must have at least two years experience as graphic artist
*With strong graphic and html abilities

Content Writers

*Knowledge and strong grasp of English grammar.
*Creative writing and Internet research skills.
*Familiarity and ability to navigate Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer browsers.
*Proficiency in Microsoft Word.
*College degree, preferably in Journalism, Literature or Mass Communications.
*Professional writing experience is a plus.
*Ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision.
*Fast learner, self-motivated and enthusiastic. With a passion for learning and continuous self-improvement.

Virtual Administrative Assistants

*Proficient with all office applications, specifically Excel.
*Familiar with order management systems. Understand work flow through quote, order, PO, receipt, fulfillment, invoice, payment.
*Customer relationship management
*Excellent Spoken English
*Would act as sales coordinator, administrative, & personal assistant.


*Must have proficiency in developing applications using Microsoft.Net (C# / VB.NET / MS SQL) or PHP / MySQL
*Must have at least 2 years of experience in developing software as an employed or freelance programmer.
*With excellent problem solving skills, creative and innovative
*Good English communication skills
*Experience in Team Lead, Analyst, or Consultant is a big PLUS factor.

Web Designers / Flash Developers

*Must be skilled in Graphic Design using Adobe Paintshop
*Must be able to create attractive HTML pages using Dreamweaver or any other web design tool
*Preferably with skills in animation using Macromedia Flash
*Programming using PHP, ASP and/or ActionScript is a PLUS!
*Creative and artistic

System Administrator

*Experience in networking, server maintenance
*Programming using MS / Open Source

Software Tester

*Must have the capabilities to aid and strengthen test plans and procedures for hardware and software materials and systems.
*Knows how to analyze, differentiate, scrutinize and reports programming errors.
*Equip in theoretical and practical engineering principles.
*Must have the initiative to work with his team, recommends for the betterment of projects and responsible enough to handle customers and tasks assigned to him.

Link specialist

*To review and assess hundreds of websites and determine whether they meet an established criteria for link exchange.
*Have good English communication skills
*Computer literate and knowledgeable in the use of MS Applications, Internet Explorer and Mozilla
*Familiar with HTML & open source languages (preferred but not required)
*Graduate of Computer Science (preferred but not required)
*Fast learner and needs minimal supervision

A competitive compensation (starting salaries are at par with Manila rates) awaits qualified applicants who are hard workers and willing to relocate to Davao City, one of the best cities to live and work in.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Significance Of Outsourcing

Customer service is one of the most essential aspects of any business that works with clients nowadays. It is the central point of contact for technical help or service needs. This can be something as simple as any inquiry about a product or service or something as complicated as making a return in order to receive a new product. Because of the availability of high speed internet access, clients can easily communicate the company even if you’re half way around the world.

Taking care of your clients is the very basic aspect of serving them to become a regular customer. If a customer encounters problem with a business and receives no help whatsoever, they more than likely will never do business with the company again and this will create bad results for any business organization.

Moreover, the help desk staff should be available and competent enough when handling calls within 24/7 and language skills should be considered. A client should spend or wait in a short period of time with the staff in order to avoid some complaints or hang up the phone. A staff should have enduring patience and effort to be sincere, since; most of them are irate clients. Acknowledge the customer’s feelings and apologize for the inconvenience the caller has encountered. Handling these calls takes time and training, but it can be accomplished effectively.

Companies in the western countries prefer outsourcing methods in order to save a lot of money. Most studies have shown that cost is the number one reason why companies decide to outsource jobs. The advancement of the internet nowadays can make possible to hire call center or outsourcing companies outside the country. It has opened up a completely new world and forever radically changed the way people do business in the world today.

Sunday, November 11, 2007

A Fun To Watch Musical Film, "Hairspray"


An adaptation of the hit Broadway play, which was in turn inspired by the 1988 John Waters classic, chubby teenager Tracy Turnblad (Nicole Blonsky) will do anything to get on Corny Collins' (James Marsden, X-Men’s Cyclops) local Baltimore dance show, even if it means defying her parents Edna (John Travolta) and Wilbur (Christopher Walken). And when she eventually makes it on the rock 'n' roll program, she surprisingly becomes the hit of the city, much to the consternation of the previous dancing queen, Amber Von Tussle (Brittany Snow), who will do anything to dethrone her competition. When big hair meets big dreams anything can happen – and does – in this high-energy comedy that proves you don’t have to fit in to win.

Hairspray addresses some mature topics especially surrounding the subject of stereotyping. Tracy is not taken seriously as a dancer because of her figure. Also, race relations are explored as the story takes place during the time of the black-white integration movement. In the movie, Tracy represents someone who has to overcome discrimination in order to realize her dream, and she does so during a time when many others are trying to overcome discrimination as well.

Hairspray, which is being directed by Adam Shankman and produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, the producers of the Golden Globe and Academy Award-winning Best Picture Chicago, is originally based on Waters' 1988 comedy about star-struck teenagers on a local Baltimore dance show. The new version of the film will be based on New Line's hit Broadway adaptation of the film which debuted in 2002, and went on to win eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Book and Best Director.

Hairspray is a 2007 musical film starred by John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes, James Marsden, Brittany Snow, Zac Efron, Elijah Kelley, Allison Janney, and introduces newcomer Nikki Blonsky as Tracy Turnblad.

Friday, November 9, 2007

Lost But Not Yet Found Or Returned!

I had a bad day today because my wallet is lost. I just hope and pray that a Good Samaritan had found it. Please someone bring it back!

Thursday, November 1, 2007

Official 6.49b DOTA Map Released

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Fix version DotA Allstars by Icefrog…

Choose from 89 unique heroes in an epic battle to defend the Ancients…

-ap, -ar, -lm, -rd, -mm, -xl -dm, -tr, -vr, -rv, -mr, -du, -sp, -sh, -aa, -ai, -as, -id, -em, -sc, -np, -om, -nt, -nm, -nb, -ns. -nr, -ts

* Fixed a major bug related to Ogre Magi from last version
* Few other minor fixes
* Can only carry one Power Treads now
* Fixed the recoded Fissure to work properly with Aftershock

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