How to submit tax declaration as a Malaysian blogger earning via Adsense

In my previous article, I have covered on the preparations required for tax declaration as a Malaysian blogger. I provided simple bookkeeping steps I use to help me manage my tax declaration. In this article, we would talk about how to declare income tax if you are a Malaysian blogger. Here I would like to [...]

Massive drop in Adsense revenue due to Covid-19 pandemic

Since as early as February 2020, publishers have been seeing a gradual drop in Adsense revenue, both in websites as well as YouTube channels. Then in March as the pandemic spreads worldwide, massive drops in revenue can be seen. There are more people staying indoors due to lockdown and quarantine across the world. These people [...]

Malaysian bloggers, time to prepare for tax declaration

Update: Tax declaration decline has been extended by LDHN to 30 June 2020 (for BE form) and 31 August 2020 (for e-B submission) due to Covid19 It is soon going to be April and it is time to submit your income tax declaration. In this article, I would write about the preparations required for submissions. [...]

The magic of batching up blog posts

Lately I have discovered the benefits of batching up blog posts instead of writing all blog posts at once. This means that instead of completing one entire cycle from start until the blog post is published, I would perform the similar task in batches. Typical task of publishing a blog post would involve: 1. Brainstorming [...]

In Thailand, Facebook and Line are widely used compared to websites/blogs

A Thai friend of mine have a small humble shop located in a relatively rural area that sells mostly beauty products. Her main method of promotion is utilizing Line and Facebook to do the posting. She did a lot of her promotion using Line to post to her contacts. When I asked her if she [...]

Tips for starting a website to increase sales for your company

I was speaking to someone who is involved in the profession of selling second hand cars. It is a family business. Basically each day he would set a target to complete certain posting of cars for sale in Facebook, Instagram and sites like Mudah.my. The company does not have an official website. It does not [...]

Should you blog from your mobile phone or on a desktop?

My short answer: Blog from whatever medium you are comfortable in using. Or whatever medium that is available when the inspiration comes. It is always dynamic and changes all the time. The first Smartphone I bought for myself was a Blackberry Torch where I used to do a lot of my mobile blogging. That was [...]

Should you revive an old blog or start from new

You may have an old blog somewhere that you haven’t updated for sometime. Traffic in that blog had dwindled next to nothing. One day, you decided to give blogging a go again. You go to your old blog and find that well, it would require massive cleanup because you could have written a number of [...]