Archives for February 2012

Robin Sharma recommends 2 books and not to read news for 30 days!

Today I attended the workshop of Robin Sharma “titled” – Lead Without A Title. This was organized by RangDe, a social investor based in Bangalore working all over India. Oneindia.com was one of the online media partners.

Read more on Robin Sharma recommends 2 books and not to read news for 30 days!…

Online advertising in India: 2011 report card, 2012 projections

Pitch Madison Media Advertising Outlook 2012 held in New Delhi on Feb 17, 2012 sheds some light on the advertising market in India for the year 2012. Before that some numbers for advertising marketing in India for 2011, Read more on Online advertising in India: 2011 report card, 2012 projections…

Will Tablet sales in India push the sales of Murse, men purse?

I will get to the actual topic of Murse (read: man-purse) a bit later. Let us go over the background of mobile, tablet usage in India.

The reducing cost of smartphones, tablets has been helping the internet trickle down to the masses, but we all wait to see the hockey stick effect in internet penetration in India. When most of the mobile users will “always” be on broadband (2G or 3G or wifi – whatever) we can see the landscape of consumption on internet changing drastically.

Read more on Will Tablet sales in India push the sales of Murse, men purse?…

Flipkart + Letsbuy: Ecommerce consolidation starts in India

Image from MedianamaToday Medianama broke the news of Flipkart acquiring Letsbuy. I must say it was good investigative journalism displayed by Medianama, such news is not easy to find. It is always interesting to read the comments, so far the news has received positive response.

Read more on Flipkart + Letsbuy: Ecommerce consolidation starts in India…

Is 2012 the year for recognition of Indian languages on the internet?

The year 2012 seems to have begun well for the Indic space – print and online media in India have been writing about Indian language space on the internet. Economic Times on Jan 24, 2012 (Republic Day) carried an article titled “Internet’s Next Growth Story to be Scripted in Vernacular Languages” (epaper, scanned version) and “Start-ups Eyeing Non-English Space ” (scanned version). The author of the article had called me few weeks ago but I wasn’t sure when this article was going to be published. Oneindia.in has been mentioned in the article as we are a major player in the Indian language space.

Read more on Is 2012 the year for recognition of Indian languages on the internet?…