Monday, August 15, 2011
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Exams were looming, but as with all the conversations between these two greenhorns, the topic was enterprise.
Having both experienced entrepeneurship during their student years, they were like over eager bunnies, ready to unleash their ideas on their home markets of Malaysia and Singapore.
The decision was made to start a business, but what business?
Timothy then, had a deep rooted passion in the recent phenomenon of blogging. Having gathered an admirable following of readers with a blog he started with a friend, he lamented over how there was a dearth of relevant and lucrative advertising dollars.
Even with those targets, there were skeptics, not least the two initiators.
As from July 2009, there are over 80,000 bloggers in Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines and Australia and Nuffnang has received publicity from all corners, having been featured on mainstream newspapers like The Star Malaysia, and The Straits Times Singapore.
Thousands of bloggers have been served ads by numerous bluechip companies, such as Nike, Citibank, Nokia, F&N, Disney Pictures, Honda, Samsung, Proctor and Gamble and many more.
More importantly, the community in Suffragan has flourished, and it has truly become a focal point for bloggers in Asia Pacific.