Archive for July, 2017

A man earning $75,000 per annum in India with samosas after leaving job at Google


In 2014, Munaf Kapadia left his permanent job in Google and decided to work in his mother’s kitchen and now he’s earning more than $75,000 through this business of “Bohri Kitchen”.

After starting in 2014, this kitchen now becomes a major brand after it flourished in just 2 years. There were just 20 guests at the start of this business but now it serves several high profile parties in and outside Mumbai along with 30 deliveries every day.

Kunal Vijayakar, TV host and food writer, says that the biggest achievement of Munaf is to convert his mother’s kitchen in to a brand name while he is one among few chefs that reached so high with their kitchen business. Now Kapadia is hopeful to take his business on such a level to achieve the target of $450,000 per annum next year.

For this purpose, the businessman wants to open another kitchen which will be closer to his home that will allow more liberty and control to his mother and she’ll be able to make more and different dishes for the customers. He is also aiming to start his business in other cities also.

WordPress Shares Various Social Media Sharing Options


WordPress is the online publishing platform and it is getting much needed updates. There are many additions, which are aimed at the social media with this update, they can say goodbye to the social media sharing plugins, which they are using. Now they can do it all for the convenience of their dashboard.

Advanced social media is the feature, which can let you to schedule the Tweets, Facebook or LinkedIn posts from the admin interface.

New Features

The new features are included with:

  • This updates has the new features like resurface of the older ‘evergreen’ posts to share them to their new followers.
  • They can plan their social media posts in large number to save their time.
  • Craft such messages, which are fit to the profile or network, where they are posting.
  • They can preview their new coming tweets, Facebook posts or LinkedIn updates.
  • They can also see the last shares of the post.

This update is provided to the Premium or Business users. If you are on free or personal package, you will use it. It works with Jetpack plugin if you use Premium or Business packages.

Scheduling helps you that you share the multiple posts over the course of the day to make it look like there is always some activity on social media accounts.

How to Use it

You should select the ‘Share’ button under the post if the posts list, if you want to have access of the above mentioned features



You can share the post at the same time or schedule it for date and time after that.



You can preview your post to make sure you got everything. You can make sure the message and the features images are not out of place.



Life Saver

WordPress has social media sharing for long time and you could do to connect Twitter, Facebook or linkedIn profiles with the WordPress account. Then you can send the tweet or update, when you published the post. It would use same old message in every tweet or update and there was no way to schedule the post or share it in multiple times.

Pakistani-Canadian built $1 billion worth IT Firm in Basement

$1 billion worth IT Firm in Basement

16 years ago, Pakistani-Canadian Carl Rodrigues decided to quit job and develop a computer product which made his family to think that he is not in his senses. Now, $1 billion is the worth of this company. He told that everyone was surprised and unhappy about his decision but his biggest problem was lack of practical ideas.

$1 billion worth IT Firm in Basement

$1 billion worth IT Firm in Basement

He added that he wanted to do maximum about the thing he like most. Initially, he had no idea what to do but he stick with it and later decided after a tiresome effort that he should design a software system that would help users to use their laptops to control their mobile phones.

Initially, the sale grows slowly but he received a call from a large supermarket group of UK after 12 months. The firm wanted to incorporate the system in its operations so that their staff can communicate data and information easily and it wasn’t interested to purchase the system.

He told that he pretended to them that they are talking to a firm instead of a single person present in a basement by speaking to them in different tone for different staff members. It worked and the UK firm ordered for 20,000 units. The business grew further and now he has revenues of $80 million per year.

Rodrigues migrated to Canada at the age of 11 with his family in search of better education and career while he belongs to a Roman Catholic Pakistani family. After completing his school, he took degree in mathematics and computer science from the University of Toronto.

After his graduation, Carl worked as a consultant for few years and later launched his own company in 2001. Today, his company has more than 700 employees in 22 countries and 17,000 business customers worldwide.

Rodrigues retained the ownership of company despite several offers including an undisclosed offer in 2006 by Microsoft. He and his wife are 100% owners of the company which is now located in two buildings in Mississauga instead of a basement. Carl is now trying to recruit talented computer programmers for progress of his firm.

Official Support of Google Adsense to Urdu Language Websites


Google made the announcement that it has included ‘Urdu’ to support this language for the AdSense program. With the new development, the Urdu websites in Urdu fonts will be allowed to display the Adsense ads and they can earn money with them.

It is worth mentioned that the Urdu publishers were not allowed to display the Adsense ads but it was expected that some selected publishers were allowed to use Adsense for the monetization of their contents.

Adsense is the Google platform and the websites and publishers use to display ads on the websites. When they click on the Adsense ads or view the ads, the publishers are paid on pay per click or pay per view basis. Google said that it included Urdu as the supported language after uptake of Urdu content on the internet.

Company said that the Urdu language websites can apply for the Adsense accounts and they are encouraged to check the terms of services so that they can enhance the chances of getting accepted into the program. With this new decision, a lot of Urdu websites will be able to monetize the content and growth in Urdu websites and its usage is imminent.