Google Business Group – Colombo (better known as GBG Colombo) is organizing something really interesting! They are planning on a series of Google training workshops in Sri Lanka. But for now, they are looking for “trainers” and they are calling out for those who are good at public speaking and in general training others. Basically […]

Hi Everyone! This is my first blog post for 2014 and this one is going to be a little different :) I was really busy as the new year began and renewing this website completely slipped my mind, despite the fact that I had set reminder alarms at 1-week, 3-days and 1-day prior to expiration. […]

GBG Colombo’s first meetup for 2013 is today. The theme for this evening is ‘Innovation‘. The special guest for the evening is Julian Persaud who will be speaking on ‘Innovation at Google’. Julian Persaud Julian Persaud  is the Managing Director of Southeast Asia Sales and Operations for Google Inc., overseeing sales, marketing and partnership development in the region. Prior [...] ...

Today is my birthday. Yes, yes, Happy Birthday to me! I was up since very early this morning and was preparing some documents for work. At one point I wanted to Google something and I visited google.com and what do I see? A special Google Doodle for my birthday! I was so thrilled, I couldn’t stop smiling [...]

Hello my readers, today I would like to let you know that I will be doing a full day conference on Social Media Marketing on Tuesday, 12th February 2013 (that’s just a couple of days from now) from 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM at the Galadari Hotel. For whom I would like to recommend this for beginners [...]

Google Sri Lanka has been very active during the past few months. I’ve already blogged about a couple of such initiatives HERE and HERE. The latest activity they’re working on is Google Music Hangouts On-Air under the hashtag #RipplesOfMusic. A small group of Bloggers, Social Media activists and Tweeps were invited to CIOCONAT lounge, Colombo 07 last [...]

The latest activity of Google in Sri Lanka took place today, with Google Srilanka conducting a training program for Agencies on “Google Campaigns“. Google’s email invitation that was communicated to agencies said that they were committed to developing the agency capacity of Sri Lanka and this they believe would be the catalyst for developing the online market and industry. Today’s [...] ...

Those who have heard of the GBG Colombo, also known as Google Business Group in Colombo and those who have been eagerly awaiting the next GBG Colombo event, you would be interested to learn that the next GBG Colombo meetup will be held on the 16th of November. Here are the details and how to register to [...]

The annual BIG DAY of the Srilankan Twittersphere takes place tomorrow. Twitter is abuzz and the Tweeps are excited! This time, the meet-up is expected to be the biggest so far! So what exactly is TweetupSL? – wait, there are STILL people who don’t know what it is..? :D Date: Saturday, 1st September 2012 Time: [...]

It all started when I was asked to do a presentation at an event called Google Business Group. Now, I had never heard of this outfit before I met Rohan Jayaweera – Google Sri Lanka, Country Consultant. I will tell you more about this meeting on another post. What’s important is, that the second Google Business [...]

Almost immediately after “Timeline” for personal profiles were launched, it had been guessed, predicted and prophesied that Facebook would be launching Timeline for Pages. Over the past couple of months, it was rumored that D-day was 29th February, the leap day, the day of the first ever Facebook Marketing conference or fMC – as Facebook likes to [...]

“Optimizing the Future: Online Marketing Conference 2011” sounds like an interesting conference with the aim of the organizers, eMarketingEye being ‘to help Sri Lankan businesses leverage the internet as a more effective marketing and distribution channel’. I’m really looking forward to attending the event since industry experts such as Google, comScore, Preferred Hotel Group will [...] ...

Many of my friends have been asking me how can they send Google+ invitations to their friends. So I thought I’d write a quick post on it. Right now, Google has taken off the “Send Invites” feature that is supposed to look like the picture below and is supposed to appear on the Right-hand-side bar. [...]

I’m sure you remember that my previous blog post was about one of Sri Lanka’s oldest brands, Perera and Sons’ entrance to Social Media and promised to follow their social media activities. Well, today I’m going to write about their #PnStreat. It all started like this… After Perera & Sons joined Twitter, the very first person to follow [...]

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