Search Engine Optimisation for Blog Shops

So you have just created your own blog shop, but it seems that your blog shop is nowhere to be found on Google. In fact, having your blog shop listed on the first two pages of search results will bring in lots of potential customers. Furthermore, this ensures a constant flow of traffic to your […]

How to Start a Blog Shop?

Recently, a friend who wanted to start selling things online approached me for help. Wanting to earn extra income without investing too much, he decided to start a blog shop. Creating a blog shop is not a difficult process, but there are several tips which can ensure that your blog shop is able to make […]

Postcard: Rotterdam

Rotterdam is a large sea port city located in the Netherlands and is the second largest municipality in the country. Its port is the largest in Europe and can be accessed via the Meuse and Rhine rivers. This port used to be the world’s busiest port from 1962 to 2004. Sent: 12 October 2009 Received: […]

Postcard: Autumn

This postcard from the Netherlands shows golden leaves of autumn. In the northern hemisphere, this season is from September to November each year. On the postcard is a Dutch phrase: ‘Voor ze echt gaan vallen, worden ze eerst van goud, neem je de tijd hiervoor…’ This can can be translated as: ‘Before they fall from […]

APEC 2009

Later in the week, leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) will meet in Singapore for a week-long forum. More than 10000 delegates from the 21 member countries, including ministers and leaders will be present, including United States President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao. According to the APEC Singapore 2009 website, the logo […]

Registered First Day Cover

Something that I would have never thought of was to register a first-day cover. On the day when the Singapore-Indonesia Joint Issue was released, I met a few experienced stamp collectors at the post office in Harbourfront Centre after the launch. That was when I realised that it was possible to send a registered mail […]