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Google Search Update

I had earlier posted about a starters guide to SEO. Back then my understanding of this was also developing and the only way I could add to my understanding of the subject was via experiments … that I carried out on this blog, and also at work. Finally, we did arrive at a scalable solution. […]

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CRM is the new website

Back in 2000, the dot com market in India was booming. Every company who wanted to have it’s presence online was scrambling to find domain names, hosting, email solutions, etc. Companies such as Net4India sprung up and came up with offerings with ridiculous prices (some of these offerings still exist to date!). Executives bought these […]

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Peerindex, Klout Beware!

People who are in Social Media would already know of influence monitoring tools such as Klout, Peerindex, and Rapportive. I started using Klout the minute I discovered it using the Rapportive add-on for Firefox. Measuring and monitoring your klout score seemed cool. Soon after that I chanced on Peerindex as well. The approaches employed by […]

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10 things you need to do as a programmer

Computer Engineer? Software Developer? Programmer? I have been in those shoes for quite some time, and I thought that I might share these tips with you folks. The article was originally published on Crazyengineers, but I have added to those and edited the article a bit. Read: Not only technical textbooks, but also other material. […]

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Clone Wars

First came Best Buy. People were happy, they got good deals, saved some money. Good … but meh! Perhaps their launch was before time. Avante Garde. Then came Groupon. A multi-billion dollar valuation, e-commerce 2.0 buzz, social media tongues wagging about. It was the next big thing since the Internet. I guess over a period […]

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Why VC funding is important to SaaS industry

If you have worked in a start-up and have been a part of the core team in any start-up, you would be familiar with and know the importance of venture capital; and their steep terms and targets :-) If you want a higher funding in the next round, give me more revenues. How many of […]

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The Infinite Debate

There is a forum that I visit every once in a while, a place where a lot of youngsters flock for sharing ideas and seeking help on technical topics. As would happen due to my strongly felt statements, I recently got into a flaming match. Fortunately this is being conducted via IMs and not on […]