Archives for May 2009

Indian Ad Market SNUBS recession, grows by 25% in 2008

According to Nielsen the impact of recession in India has been minimal. The overall ad market grew by 25% in 2008, very healthy under these circumstances. Read more on Indian Ad Market SNUBS recession, grows by 25% in 2008…

Language Bookmarklets: Google gives a big push to Indian languages, yet again!

According to the official Google India Blog, Read more on Language Bookmarklets: Google gives a big push to Indian languages, yet again!…

Will Indian Politicians ignore the internet during the next elections?

The ink of election results is still wet. Yes, it is a bit too early to talk about how the internet/mobile would be used by our politicians in the “next elections”.

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Language display ads used during Indian Elections

The Indian 2009 general elections saw some amount of activity in the internet and mobile space. Recently I had written about Indian language display ads doing better than English ads, politicians taking the net seriously and e-LK Advani.

Krishna Byre Gowda Kannada Ad

Krishna Byre Gowda Kannada Ad

LK Advani spent the most on the net, more than his own party BJP. I was curiously waiting to see if anyone would carry their ads in languages. I did see few ads in Hindi and Kannada (thru Google Ads and others).

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Mothers Day in India, Bollywood style

Happy Mothers Day to all Mothers. From Wiki,

The modern Mother’s Day holiday was created by Anna Jarvis as a day for each family to honor their mother,[1] and it’s now celebrated on various days in many places around the world.

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