Taboola: Connecting Local Language Publishers & Advertisers in India

Yesterday I went to a Press Roundtable meet organized by Taboola in Chennai. Taboola calls themselves as a Content Discovery Platform. They help publishers connect with advertisers in the digital medium – both web & mobile. For advertisers, they help their sponsored message reach people consuming content on the open web, excluding search and social networks – mostly on publisher websites and mobile properties. With publishers, they share the revenue earned from advertisers for the clicks on their properties, on a CPC (Cost Per Click) basis. They also work with local language publishers in India publishing in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi […]

Launch of 150th edition of eMagazine PreSense @ Chennai

Prime Point Foundation is a Non-Profit trust that works for the betterment of communications, media, digital journalism, etc. especially in Tamil Nadu. They publish a monthly eMagazine called ‘PreSense‘ in PDF format which anyone can download and read, free of cost. I have been following Prime Point and PreSense since I attended their Sansad Ratna Awards at IIT Madras a couple of years ago. Sansad Ratna Awards event is a function to award outstanding parliamentarians. It is also a forum that brings people, media, and policymakers together to brainstorm ideas for the betterment of our political system. Prime Point Foundation […]

Marina Open 3 [2019]: WheelChair Tennis Event @ Chennai

The third edition of Marina Open 3, a wheelchair tennis tournament, is scheduled to be held at Chennai from Aug. 7 – 10, 2019. People with walking impairments, who are wheelchair-bound, learn to play tennis sitting on their wheelchairs and compete against each other on a regular tennis court. This is an individual event and this year about 65 participants are expected to be in the fray for the title and prize money of approx. 30,000 INR for the winner. L&T is the title sponsor for this event and Astha Foundation/IWTT is the organizer. Here is the promo video I […]

Benefits of Blogging for Business

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Rajesh K (@wowsuper_net) on Jul 21, 2019 at 8:38am PDT Today, I took a session on ‘Benefits of Blogging for Business‘ at Makers of Milkshake, Thoraipakkam, Chennai. It was facilitated through MarkHive Meetup group, focused on getting marketing professionals together and sharing ideas. Since I have been a professional/full-time blogger for 6-years, I was invited to share my thoughts on this topic. I still maintain my blogs, and I enjoy writing on this lifestyle blog, but only as a hobby. I will be using content marketing for my video creation website […]

Selfie with Mohit Sharma (CSK) @ Advanced Hair Studio Event

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Rajesh K (@wowsuper_net) on Apr 30, 2019 at 3:50am PDT Being a professional blogger comes with its own perks. Advanced Hair Studio invited us to an event, on the occassion of completing 10-years of operation in the Indian subcontinet, at ITC Grand Chola, Chennai. They had invited Sourav Ganguly (Needs no introduction – I assume) & Mohit Sharma (Current CSK player and former Indian Cricketer). You can see our selfie with Mohit Sharma above. I know what you are thinking – why on earth would he not take a selfie with […]

Apr.22 – May.3: Tamil Plays ~ Summer Drama Festival by Karthik Fine Arts

View this post on Instagram Talented #drama artists are putting up their #Tamil #plays at Narada Gana Sabha, #Chennai from Apr 22 to May 3. Most of these plays are free of cost to attend.. Pls try to go. @katiechennaifocus, a good friend and fellow bloggers' play is Rail Sneham, on Apr. 24, 7 PM. A post shared by Rajesh K (@wowsuper_net) on Apr 22, 2019 at 4:20am PDT A fellow blogger, Katie – Chennai Focus, is putting up a Tamil play along with family members and friends on Apr. 24 (Wed) 7 P.M. at Narada Gana Sabha, Alwarpet. Their […]

eWIT’s 13th Anniversary Event – 2019

eWIT (Empowerment of Women in IT) is a platform to unleash the potential for women and to drive their growth in the IT/ITES industry. Women associated with the IT/ITES industry by education or profession can become a member of EWIT. eWIT’s Activities Include: Programs/Workshops/Networking Events. Awards/Competitions to identify and encourage talents. Consultancy & knowledge-sharing in women-centric policies like gender sensitivity, gender harrassment, anti-sexual harrassment, etc. Academic initiatives via interaction with college students to bridge industry-academia gap. There is an annual membership fee of Rs. 500 for individuals, and there are bulk membership plans for corporate/academic sectors as well. For further […]

UK Alumni Awards 2019, Taj Connemara, Chennai

I was invited to the UK Alumni Awards 2019 ceremony that was held at Taj Connemara, Chennai, on Mar. 15. It seems this is the first time this award ceremony has been held outside Delhi. Alumni Awards celebrate the achievement of international alumni who have studied at a UK institution within the last ten years. https://www.britishcouncil.in/study-uk/alumni-awards-winners There are three categories under which outstanding alumni are chosen – Social Impact Award, Professional Achievement Award & Entrepreneurial Award. The names of the finalists in each category are listed here. Before the awards ceremony began, there was a panel discussion on the state […]

DAV Mogappair Alumni Business Brunch on Mar. 3, 2019

We at DAVMAA – DAV Mogappair Alumni Association are planning to organize a Business Brunch on March 3, 2019┬áSun. morning (Time, Cost and Venue to be intimated shortly). This will be an opportunity for the alumni of our three Mogappair Schools (DAV CBSE Boys, Girls & Matric Mogappair) to meet, network, and exchange business cards. Here is the Teaser Video I made for this event ->   Here is the first draft of the script for a more elaborate Promo Video -> “Q1: What is the best way to get more visibility & leads for your products & services? Q2: […]

Island Grounds Exhibition 2019 – 45th Tamil Nadu Trade Fair (Chennai)

Update 2: We went to Island Grounds Exhibition & Trade Fair 2020 again on Jan. 2. Here is the full blog post link with all details like dates, timing, ticket fare, etc. (Click to Read) Update 1: Here are a few pictures we took at the trade fair on 25th Dec. 2019.     View this post on Instagram   Trade Fair is about to start at Island Grounds #chennai. Right now stalls are being setup. Govt info galleries and a few rides like giantwheel are available after 5 pm, it seems. Tickets will most probably be issued from 28th […]