Yin Teing

My simple (and lazy) way of organizing my blog ideas and drafts

Internet and YouTube videos are filled with suggestions on how to organize, categories and store drafts of your blog posts and ideas. There are even specialized planners just for bloggers. And yes, I admit I love planner videos so I have spent time watching some of those. But found none to be applicable for me. [...]

Receiving my first payout from Amazon.com (US)

Last month, I received my first payment Amazon US credited into my bank account in Malaysia for about USD50 plus. That comes out to about RM210. How long did it take for me to receive my first payment from Amazon.com Honestly, it took a few years. I signed up as their affiliate a few years [...]

Can you use Google Sites as a company intranet?

I really do not recommend that you operate your intranet using a free platform such as Google sites or Facebook page. Security is very important because you would have company information that you are publishing on your page. If you build an intranet using Google site, meaning your site is hosted in an external platform [...]

Company intranet- to customise from Sharepoint, Joomla or WordPress?

Company intranet or otherwise known as ebook or information portal is a generally a website with access only made available to internal company staff.  External access is blocked using the company’s internal firewall. If you have been tasked to build the intranet for your company- what platform should you be using? So far, there are [...]

Does the design matters for an intranet to be effective?

I believe if you truly want to make your company’s intranet to be effective and useful, the design is secondary. The most important factor is how useful the content is to the users. Running an intranet is pretty much like running a blog. If the information is not updated, no one would come and read [...]

Setting up an online quiz system for your intranet

Companies most often would be required to have an online assessment system for their staff. There can be due to various reasons: 1. Compliance and adherence Employees especially of larger corporations are required by compliance to understand certain important policies and regulations. For example, most companies who are regulated by governing bodies would require a [...]

How to structure promotion communication and updates in intranet

When your company is launching a campaign on promotions and offers, it is important that the information that is provided is sufficient for your front line staff like sales and customer service to address queries from customers. This information should be available at least about 3 to 5 working days before the campaign is to [...]