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British Pakistani Boy Rejects Offer of 5 Million Pound

Mohammed Ali

A British-Pakistani teenager has rejected an offer of 5 million pound for his website as he think he can earn lot more through this website.

West Yorkshire is the living place of M Ali while he spent six months to develop his website for price comparison. The money was offered by an American investor but the teenager had the opinion that there is no competition for this site and he is going to start on this site by himself. Ali told that the offer was rejected December last month in London while the offer was made by a global data driven company.

Mohammed Ali

Mohammed Ali

The youngster said that the offer was mainly rejected as its worth was in millions even before its launch and it can reach several folds later after its usage by people. He added that there is a risk in declining that offer but he wants to achieve real worth of the website and also to make this website known in every house.

This website is jointly produced by Ali and his business partner Chris Thorpe who is an entrepreneur from Scarborough. WeNeed1 is the name of reverse marketing platform founded by Thorpe in 2009 with a purpose to introduce buyers to sellers of goods in the UK and he did that after meeting Ali.

An algorithm to provide real time quotes was developed by Ali which is unique as pre-fixed quotes are provided by other insurance sites. This website alerts both buyers and sellers and provides updated prices from electronic items to properties and many more.

Before this project, Ali developed Project 2006 named videogame which worth 30,000 pound. So far, Ali has earned around 41,000 pound and his biggest expenditure is 14,000 pound for decorating living room of his parents.

Ali is proud of his inventions while he advises others that they can start a small project and make it huge with their effort instead of taking big loans for bigger and expensive projects.

Top 10 Richest Businessmen in Pakistan

Shahid Khan

Top 10 Richest Businessmen in Pakistan check here:

1.      Shahid Khan

Shahid Khan is the US based Pakistani business, who is the owner of different businesses like Jacksonville Jaguars, English Premier League team Fulham F.C and the automotives Flex-N-Gate in Urbana, in Illinois. His assets have total worth of $8.6.

Shahid Khan

Shahid Khan

He has the wonderful personality and he won many USA awards and he set the net worth of $8.6 billion approximately. Shahid Khan is present at 349th position in the wealthiest person in the world and his company got the 120th position across the world in the list of the biggest companies of the world.

2.      Mian Muhammad Mansha

Mian Muhammad Mansha

Mian Muhammad Mansha

Mian Muhammad Mansha is the industrialist and entrepreneur and he is included in the richest and billionaire in Pakistan and the total worth of his assets is about $2.5 billion. He belongs to wealthy Chinioti family and he is the owner of many business groups like Nishat Group, Muslim Commercial Bank, Nishat Chunian Power, Adamjee group and he also takes interest in the transport industry. He is going to start the business of MCB on the international basis and he started his budgeted infrastructure projects in Pakistan like seaports and energy production.

3.      Asif Ali Zardari

Asif Ali Zardari

Asif Ali Zardari

Asif Ali Zardari is the well known Pakistani politician and co chairperson of PPP. He belongs to the family land owned by Baloch tribes and he got famous after getting married with former Pakistani leader, Benazir Bhutto.

After the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, he came into active politics and he was elected at the 11th president of Pakistan from 2008 to 2013 and he became the first democratic president and he also completed his five years tenure. He also made the investment in agriculture and now he is included in the richest Pakistani people and total worth of his assets is $1.8 billion.

4.      Sir Anwar Pervez OBE

Sir Anwar Pervez is the founder of Bestway Group being located in United Kingdom. He started business by developing the first convenience store in earls Court in London in 1963. He is the supporter of Conservative Party in UK and he served as the Deputy Chairman of UBL, Trustee of memorial Gates Trust and Patron In-Chief of Bestway Foundation in Pakistan.

Sir Anwar Pervez O.B.E

Sir Anwar Pervez O.B.E

He got various UK based awards due to his support and successful business activities like EMMA business personality of the year, Barclays Business & Commerce Excellence Award, and Grocer Cup for Outstanding business achievement. He was honored by the Award scheme of Duke of Edinburgh and GG2 Entrepreneur of the year. His assets have total worth of $1.67 billion.

5.      Nawaz Sharif

Nawaz Sharif is the prime minister of Pakistan head of his own political party, Pakistan Muslim League-N. He is the veteran politician and he is also owner of Ittefaq Group, which is the leading steel producer in Pakistan and it also holds the investments in sugar, agriculture and transport. It is reported that the net worth of his assets are up to $1.4 billion.

Nawaz Sharif

Nawaz Sharif

He was born in 1949 and he stepped into the politics in the period of former Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and he was nominated as the Chief Minister of Punjab in 1985.

6.      Sadruddin Hashwani

Sadruddin Hashwani is the chairman of Hashoo group and he was born in 1940 and is the well known businessman in Pakistan. He made investment in various well known and successful businesses. He is running the industry in Pakistan like travel, tourism, real-estate, pharmaceuticals, oil industry, information technology and gas.

Sadruddin Hashwani

Sadruddin Hashwani

He has made the investment in Marriott Hotels and Pearl Continental Hotel. He has the company, Ocean Pakistan Limited, which is the prestigious oil and gas exploration and production company.

7.      Malik Riaz Hussain

Malik Riaz is the real estate contractor and he is also founder of Bahria Town. He is the wealthiest person in Pakistan as he developed many residential societies. His estimated assets are about $1.1 billion. He is the well known personality and he also built number of hospitals and houses for deprived people of the country.

Malik Riaz Hussain

Malik Riaz Hussain

He expanded his real estate business and he also developed the big communities in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad during 2000s and he also developed them in the combined area of 45,000 square acres.

8.      Danial Schon

Danial Schon is the president of Schon properties and it is part of Schon group. This group is included the businesses like National Fibers, Pak-China Fertilizers, Schon Equities. He is the 2nd generation leader of Schon Group and he is also known as top business leader in Pakistan.

Danial Schon

Danial Schon

He developed the Schon Properties in Dubai and also developed over 8 million square feet in the city. Danial Schon has increase the portfolio of Schon Properties to $2 billion since its start. He also developed the Schon Business Park, which is added with 1.6m sq feet of office/retail space in Dubai. Danial Schon has launched iSuites, a Hotel, Apartments project, which is located near to Dubai Expo 2020 site. He made investment in the property and fertilizer companies through Schon Group.

9.      Abdul Razzak Yaqoob

Abdul Razzak Yaqoob was born in 1944 and he was the owner of ARY Group of Companies. He was included in the list of richest people of Pakistan with the total worth of about $1 billion. He completed many social and philanthropy projects.

Abdul Razzak Yaqoob

Abdul Razzak Yaqoob

He was the lifetime head of World Memon Organization and they migrated to Pakistan after its establishment. After about 25 years, he was shifted to Dubai to expand his business there. He was died in London on 21 February 2014.

10.    Tariq Saigol

Tariq Saigol is the leading and well known businessman of Pakistan and he belongs to influential, industrialist Saigol family. They shifted from Calcutta to Pakistan and they started their business in Faisalabad. He is also owner of Kohinoor-Maple group and he is included in one of the richest people in Pakistan with the net worth of $850 million.

Tariq Saigol

Tariq Saigol

He also made the investment in Pak Elektron Limited, Kohinoor Textile Mills and Kohinoor Power Company with other partners. He also has the Saigol Motors and Sajeel Motors. He has his residence in Lahore but he spent his most of the time in foreign countries to look after his business.

Google Code Jam Offers $15,000 Prize Pool

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If you can accept a bigger challenge like solving logic puzzles or speed programming competitions then you can test your skills in Google Code Jam 2017.

What is Google Code Jam?

Code Jam is a programming competition famous all over the world since last 14 years. In this global contest, algorithm puzzles have to be solved. Online registration is open for everyone after which they can participate in qualifying rounds. Passing these rounds will take the winner to next round. A time limit is given to solve each round with 3 to 4 problems.

Last year in 2016, there were 7 rounds in the Code Jam which ended with World Finals. Apart from the World Final, all the other rounds are contested online. In August 2017, the World Final will be held in Ireland at Google’s office.

In order to get the grand prize of $15,000 and achieve the title of the “Code Jam World Champion”, 25 best code jammers of the year will compete with champion of last year. Apart from that, Code Jam T-shirt will be given to top 1,500 performers this year.

How can I register?

At the official site of Google’s code jam, registration is open for everyone. It only requires a Google account. 7th April 2017 is the last date to register for this competition.

Two hours before start of the contest, you can load the contests’ dashboard but problem will only be provided after the official start of the contest.

How to prepare for it?

At the official site of code jam, Google has uploaded previous competitions since 2008. You can test your skills by solving these problems in the allotted time.

Information about programming languages like C, C++, Java, Python is important for taking part in this competition but Google recommends not to use Python while solving large datasets as this language is slow.

If you know to solve algorithms without any knowledge of programming even then you can take part in the contest. You can solve a problem by hand in this case.

Most of us only consider Google as a search engine but it can be seen almost everywhere from making phones to self driving cars and mapping the world. Apart from Code Jam, the company is holding several other such competitions that are held from time to time.

New Way To Earning Money with YouTube Super Chat

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You tube

You tube

It may be some people watch livestream on Twitch and there are huge numbers of viewers on it so they can get comments in every 10th of second. Sometimes it becomes impossible to the streamers to get notice of the comments. YouTube worked out the solution to this issue and if you are watching the livestream on YouTube, you get noticed by the streamer, which they have to do to Super Chat in their message in the stream.

Super-Chat

Super-Chat

Enter Super Chat

You have to pin the message in chat and the streamer and other can watch it at any time. They message remained pin there for 5 hours and it is pinned at the top of the chat box. It works for web version of YouTube and the Android app and iOS will get Super Chat support.

The users will have to pay something so that they can use Super Chat and the fans get noticed and let the streamers to cash in on it. But it is not told how this amount is divided between YouTube and streamer. Super Chats stand out from the message in following two ways.

  • They can highlight their Super Chat in different color
  • Pin the Super Chat in ticket for set period of time.

How carry out Super Chat

It is easy to send the Super Chat and they have to tap $ icon, which is provided on right side of chat bar. Then the users can select amount, which they want to pay for their Super Chat and also mention time and length of message, which is specified. The length of maximum message, color of Super Chat and period of time to stay pin in the ticket are determined by amount, which they purchase. The $5.00 Super Chat stays pinned for 1 minute and it allows 150 letters for message.

Same to Twitch Cheers

Twitches are carried out I the same with the ‘Cheer’ feature and the users have to type Cheer to enter the amount of Bits they like to cheer for. The bits are money and it goes to Twitch and the streamer and 1 Bit is equal to 1.4 cents and the streamer can get 1 cent for every bit and Twitch gets the 0.4.

The Cheers have the animated GIFs and there is different GIF for 1 bit and there is another for 100, 1000, 5000 and 10,000 bits, which can help fans to get noticed by streamer like Super Chat. Now the Super Chat is limited to select YouTube streamer and it will be rolled out on 31 January for creators in 20 countries and for the viewers in about 40 countries.

Google Enables YouTube Monetization in Pakistan

YouTube

Google has started the monetization of the video contents on the YouTube in Pakistan after including in its market. Now the content creators can monetize their videos, which they have checked.

Google did not allow Pakistani content creators to get monetize their videos on YouTube previously and with this development, they are allowed to upload their videos on YouTube and Pakistani content creators can monetize their accounts to make money through videos, which they can upload there.

The users should keep in their minds that YouTube does not allow the users YouTube Monetization in all markets. This move is made before the planned launching event of YouTube in Pakistan. Now Google is going to get the attention of the content creators and it has announced the incentives for them. it is necessary to mention here that the original videos will be monetized and the copy or fabricated videos will not be allowed to monetize.

How to Enable YouTube Monetization in Pakistan

  • Login in your YouTube account
  • Go to this URL: https://www.youtube.com/features
  • Enable First card that says “Monetization”
  • Follow the wizard by accepting terms and conditions
  • Connect your AdSense account with YouTube
  • And you are done.

The users keep in their minds that they must have AdSense account so that they can be able to monetize the YouTube for their account. If they do not have any AdSense account, then they can apply to get one AdSense account. Any type of violation like copy of videos can result in ban of the AdSense account.

Another Major Site of Torrent has Shut Down

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There is another big torrent site was shut down voluntarily and the founder of the website has confirmed the closing down of TorrentHound through his email. He sent this email to Torrent Freak with the simple message ‘Finito’.

They gave the insight as why the website, TorrentHound was shut down and the founder has revealed the falling revenue with the constant pressure from anti piracy with the reasons behind the closure of the website.

It is combination of few revenue, few traffic and bills, which are accumulating. Then they started adding the bug of the anti piracy agents that was not worth the headache anymore. The message, which is given on the defunct website directs the visitors to remain active the torrent sites.

With the sudden closure of TorrentHound, there are total three top torrent sites, which are shut down during the last three months in which two other sites are KickassTorrents and Torrentz. When the Department of Justice of US arrested owner of the website, KickassTorrent in July, then this website was shut down. The other website, Torrentz decided to close down the services in early August this year after about 13 years of service.

The website, TorrentHound was found in 2007 and it is about near a decade and it had millions of visitors per month and it has never been able to reach to the status of the torrent giants like Torrentz, The Pirate Bat and KAT.

Google first-ever tech talk in Karachi

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Google has already declared their tour to different Pakistani universities so that they can discuss the monetization of their products, AdSense and AdMob. Now the team from Singapore held a session at Institute of Business Administration Karachi on Tuesday on this topic. This was the first tech talk of Google in Pakistan and there are over 1100 registrations.

The speakers of the tech talk, Waqas Burney, Manager (Web) and Ahmed Nawaz, Manager (Apps) of Google informed the students that Google has over 2,000,000 members on AdSense and over 1,000,000 members on AdMobs. They provide the information to the users during their speeches how they can earn money by packing ads on the websites through the use of AdSense. They provide the information for the users, advertisers and publishers.

They informed that the advertisements have the place on different websites for the bloggers and publishers to earn money and they can get more traffic on the website and they can have more revenue. One starts the work on the website and he must concentrate in bringing more traffic on the website and they think about the monetizing of these sites. It is said that Google made the payment of 10 billion to the users in 2015.

The speakers threw light on the Google AdMob as how the user friendly and functional apps can attract more users. There are different types of the apps like Angry Bird, Uber and MuslimPro, which are the examples of that.

Dr Shakeel Khoja of the faculty member of IBA Computer Science said that the tech talk was the promising initiative which Google started and they hold such sessions for the youth of Pakistan in future.

Yahoo Websites Use Google Contextual Ads Now

When you visit different sites of Yahoo then you will find that there are various Yahoo website like Yahoo news, weather, search are using Google ads which are present there.

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yahoo google

Microsoft was the previous partner of Yahoo which gave ads to Yahoo for posting on its different websites but the ads of Microsoft are no more on Yahoo websites. Yahoo has gone with an agreement with Google for displaying of the ads of Yahoo using the Google AdSense for content and AdMob services of Google.

AdBrite Finishes Business on Feb. 1- Once Called “Google Adsense Alternative”

AdBrite is the largest and independent online ad exchange company which is now stopping its business on February 01, 2013. The company has sent an email to all of its publishers and advertisers in which they said that due to some liabilities they are going to cease their business. Their email is
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Ad Exchange adBrite Closing Friday

Ad Exchange adBrite Closing Friday

Dear adBrite Advertiser,

Over the last few weeks, adBrite and its management have been evaluating the go-forward plan for the mobile business (see www.theappsolutions.com/blog for more on this). Given market conditions and certain financial liabilities, in working with our lenders, we have decided to cease operations on Feb 1, 2013.

This is a difficult decision for all of us at adBrite. However, after much deliberation this seems to be the best course of action despite the impact it will have on all the employees, clients and partners who helped build this business. There will be a team in place as needed to assist with winding down your campaign, and final reporting and invoicing.

Thank you for being part of the adBrite community.

The adBrite Team

AdBrite started their business online during 2004 as an advertising network and in 2008 they also started as an ad exchanging company. The number of their US customers reached to about 160 million which made this company the largest independent ad exchange company with offering of transparent marketplace, give direction for access to superior campaign data and provides analysis. They have firm grip on all matters which were important and they also produced results.

AdBrite Ad Exchange Will Close

AdBrite Ad Exchange Will Close

It is thought that “Google Adsense” was the good ad exchange company. But AdBrite was considered the strong competitor by some publishers. This company provided good text ads, banner ads or inline ads. The test ads prepared by them were CPC based and banner ads are paid on CPC or CPM basis.

Now the publishers of AdBrite are looking for another AdBrite alternative who will be the proper substitute of it. The payout of AdBrite in net is 60 term which is most longer than various other companies.

6 Reasons of Boosting of Social Media for your Sales in 2012

Social media is growing popular among people and it is also very effective tool for the promotion of your business. If you want to work in social media and get maximum benefit from this tool, you will have to understand various network functions and the proper use of these networks.

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Social Media jobs

The examples of effective use of social media for growing your business are given as under:

1.       Quantifiable Marketing Techniques

If you are working on social media then you will feel some improvements in the technology like facebook which help you to promote your business. These social media tools can give you quantifiable data for your customer base which is effective for promotion and revelation of marketing schemes.

When you post some of your products, the customers like your page or post of the product which enhances the number of likes and then return this data to you in the form of hard data. This data improves the better understanding of your page and develops the efforts into strong social media page. It also improves the area where you are needed to work.

2.       Receive Instant Customer Feedback

Social media is new and also every effective for the promotion of business so you can receive instant customer feedback about your business. Most of the people took advantage of the social media and they enhanced their businesses. The social media tools including Twitter, Facebook and Google+, the online business develop their own posts for which they can receive customer comments and questions. In this way the online businessmen enhance their businesses and develop their sales for 2012 by making changes quickly. If you respond to your customers quickly then they will surely think that you take care of them and show your sincerity for the promotion of your products with the help of social media tools.

3.       Geographically Targeted Information

With the use of social media tools, you can become aware of your customer base and can improve the sales location and areas for development. In this way you can target your marketing plans for the enhancement of your sales and you can also find the effective location of your marketing. You can also receive information about your customer, his age, gender and the level of his income and the capabilities which he invests in the online business.

4.       Distribution Infographic Marketing

When the businessmen want to promote their business then they use various tools for the promotion of their products like infographics. Through social media tools you can present your products to a large number of people. The people working on any social media tool can share the information and first hand knowledge to the customers through small URL. Both types of tools including facebook or twitter, the owners can switch their products to other users and attract them to their products. You can receive huge information contained in one advertisement through infographics which are more cost-effective.

5.       Build Strong Relationships with Customers

With working on social media you can maintain the base of your customer and you can make good relationships with your customers. You can make them friend on the social media and talk with them about their interests and develop intimacy with them. Then you can convey them easily what you want to say with them. Communication with other people on certain topic brings intimacy and you can easily talk about your products which you have presented for sale. The immediate response works well which is either directly through social media tools or by conveying the contact information.

6.       Showing Your Fun Side

The owners or the online businessmen should use their creative urges and show a side to the new and fresh customers. You should take advantage of the availability of the customers being presented on the social media. You should display your company for your potential customers and do not make delay for the improvement in your sales in 2012.