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Ban Ki-moon Should Reject the Report of the Panel on Sri Lanka and Restore Confidence in the UN

An analysis of notices published by the UN Panel of Experts (POE) calling for submissions and email correspondence this writer has had wit...

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Content is King!

Everyone's into it. Everyone's after it. Its the panacea for marketers, marketing communications specialists and the hoil polloi to emerge from the economic recession. Many believe it is redefining the media landscape around the world. What is it? Social Media of course.

Updating my blog after a three-month lapse, I thought I'd share with you a suggested answer to a question on many minds including my own.

What defines an exemplary social media campaign?

Read what Amer Kawar of Thoughtpick thinks about it.

Feel free to share your ideas with me @Panhinda.

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Your last chance to buy at $1,000

Happy New Year! May the New Year be one where sanity prevails; greed and economic recession take a back seat; and one where you receive as much respect as you give. May it bring you prosperity, happiness and peace of mind.

Some of you might remember my earlier posts regarding gold. This story appeared in yesterday's Gulf News.

"The first few months of 2010 could very well be your last chance to buy gold at a decent price around $1,000 (Dh3,672) an ounce, as there will be increases in the longer term.

Demand for bullion will continue to be robust this year with central banks, especially those with heavy exposure to the US dollar, expected to buy more gold than they sell, industry experts said." Read more ...

In Words

Loved and mentored by parents with values and discipline and a passion for good English; guided by teachers who wouldn't spare the rod to ensure excellence; copywriter; on-line journalist; editor-in-chief; and at long last, giving into the passion; Freelance Writer.

Nurtured in advertising and PR from freelance copywriter to account director and agency head; engaged throughout to humanitarian work in NGOs including the Red Cross and the UNDP; and experienced in both public and private sectors.

Looking forward to a future of writing on diverse subjects; sharing knowledge and experience; enriching the lives of others; but most of all, acquiring more knowledge and using it to make the world a better place for all.

More of my writing:
* Fuelling the Peace Process * Concepts for decentralisation of government * PEACE: Is it still an elusive dream? * Interview with the late Major General Trond Furuhovde first Head of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission * How polar bears are affected by global warming * Red Cross takes lead in clean water for Sri Lanka flood victims * The poorest hardest hit by Sri Lanka floods *