Google Adwords Local Payment for Malaysia

March 8th, 2010


Malaysians using Google AdWords can now pay for the campaign charges through online banking. Online banking or online payment is a boom in Malaysia market compared to online credit card payment. Most Malaysians would prefer to transfer money online as compared to submitting their credit card information online.

Google has launched a local form of payment for its Adwords customers in Malaysia and new and existing Adwords customers can now pay through online banking via MEPS FPX, a real-time online interbank payment gateway operated by Malaysian Electronic Payment System. Previously, campaign payment can only be made by using credit card. For those who do not have a credit card, they could only pay using international bank transfers which consume time and take over 10 days to complete. With MEPS FPX, AdWords customers can pay through online banking anytime, anywhere with their account credited the next business day.

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SEO, SMM Training at Locus-T Online

December 5th, 2009

December is a short working month, not only for us in Locus-T Online but for most Malaysians. It is a coincidence that all public holidays fall on Fridays. To begin with, the coming Friday is Selangor Sultan’s birthday (11 December 2009), followed by Awal Muharam (18 December 2009), and finally, 25 December – Christmas.

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Facebook hits 350 million users

December 3rd, 2009

Facebook has just reached 350 million users in December 2009, and will be soon making some changes to serve the Facebook community better.

In an open letter from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to all Facebook users, Mark Zuckerberg revealed the upcoming changes to Facebook. The changes to the website will include removing the current regional networks. It is said that some regional networks are overloaded with members, and users of the particular network will share their information with all other users in the same network. For example, if I am in “Malaysia” network, and I allow my profile to be viewed by “Only Friends and Network”, my friends and EVERYONE in “Malaysia” network can see my information. No wonder Facebook wants to remove the regional networks. Continue reading »

Social Media for B2B

November 30th, 2009

Socia Media for B2B

Most of the times when our consultants go out to meet prospects regarding social media marketing (SMM), the first thing to come in their mind is that they are able to sell to all of their fans or followers in their network. There are many myths and misconception of social media and we have posted a blog post on Social Media Myths.

The other main concern faced by businesses, especially B2B companies is that the target markets do not use social media. This is also indeed a constraint and obstacle that B2B companies need to face when planning to implement social media into their marketing strategies.

B2B companies will thought that their customers are not on Facebook. Give it another thought: aren’t B2B customers also individuals? According to Facebook, there are more than 300 million active users, and the fastest growing demographic is those 35 years old and older. This statistics should be a justification of why B2B companies also need to have social media.

“My customers are not on social media – why should I?”

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Locus-T Online Team: Online Marketing Consultancy

November 5th, 2009

We are back! It has been more than 1 week since the last post on Facebook privacy setting on 1malaysia blog. Past one week was very hectic for Locus-T Online team members.

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