Martin Tang


: FB + IG + WhatsApp are down = Your Business Down?

On 4th October 2021, Monday, global users were experiencing an outage on Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp. Everything was shut down for about 6 hours. Users were unable to access or load any new content from those platforms. Many reports indicated that the outage was caused by DNS (domain name server) issues but I’m pretty sure Facebook will not disclose much about the exact reason. During the beginning of downtime, just like other social media users, I was on Twitter checking…


: The 4th Payment Revolution & 360-degree View of Malaysian Payment Behaviour

The global pandemic has vastly changed the way we live, work, and shop since 2020. In Southeast Asia, nationwide lockdowns, movement controls, and social-distancing measures have led to new consumer behaviours and preferences, accelerating the shift toward the digital-first experience, particularly for payments and commerce.  Visa’s Consumer Payment study provides key consumer insights based on the latest trends in payments, changing commerce moments and the consumer journey powered by technology and innovation.  In this post, we will look at a…


: Malaysia’s Business Landscape One Year After Complete Lockdown (MCO 1.0)

It has been 15 months since Malaysia went into the first lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic. March 18, 2020 was the first time the country went into a complete lockdown. Everyone panicked, we had no idea how to deal with the Movement Control Order (MCO). But we understood that we needed to comply with numerous unprecedented measures to contain the virus spread. The immediate aftereffect of the MCO in Malaysia? The economy plunged to the lowest. Fast forward to…


: Hari Raya 2021 Video Ads

2021 will be the second year Malaysia celebrates Hari Raya amid the Covid-19 pandemic. With the Movement Control Order (MCO) in place, many of our fellow Muslim friends can no longer visit their family and loved ones freely like before. Many are forced to remain where they are as they are unable to return to their hometown for everyone’s safety.  However, we can still experience the Raya mood and atmosphere by watching creative Hari Raya video ads produced by local…


: 20+ CNY Video Advertisement 2021 – Year of Ox

Year of the Ox 2021 is the most unique Chinese New Year (CNY) for many Malaysians. Apparently, the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed the way we communicate and interact.  Despite all the changes, we hope the spirit of Chinese New Year fills your heart with happiness and joy!  Presenting to you some of the best Chinese New Year video advertisements for 2021. We hope you have fun watching them while muching your favourite Chinese New Year cookies!  Enjoy!   1….


: 6 Latest Trends You Can’t Ignore in Wholesale Distribution

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted different industries and created unprecedented situations around the world. As a result, the global supply chains have been adversely impacted due to the closure of factories, warehouses, and wholesale distribution centres. Businesses are suffering from massive financial losses in this challenging time. However, such circumstances have also allowed companies to explore new opportunities to operate their business in an efficient and profitable manner. Today, some interesting trends are becoming highly popular in wholesale distribution. In…


: 5 Steps to Build a Digital Marketing Plan

Due to the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic around the world in 2020, it’s no secret that going online is the future. The rate of business digitalization transformation is rising exponentially, and the trend is set to continue in many years to come. It doesn’t matter if it’s for a long term or short term digital marketing project – a plan is essential for every successful marketing campaign. With good teamwork, building a transparent, clear and defined digital marketing plan…


: Google: Mobile-First Indexing for All Websites by Sep 2020

Finally, Google announced mobile-first indexing, which would be applied to all websites by September 2020.

In fact, it’s already been 4 years since the early stage of experimenting and implementing mobile-first indexing for Google search.

Why does Google search emphasize so much on mobile?


: Work from Home Like a King! These Apps/Tools Can Help..

I’m pretty sure almost the whole world is affected by the Covid-19 outbreak. Many of us, including the Exabees, have to work from home during MCO (Movement Control Order) to prevent the virus from spreading. Many businesses are still running although no one is working at the office. As you read the tips in this post, many hidden warriors are working relentlessly to keep the business running during this challenging time. If a company has a work from home culture,…