Sunday, September 27, 2020
Introducing Playster's Next Generation
Since Playster first launched back in 2014, our talented team has worked non-stop to keep upgrading the service with a focus on making it better every day. Yes, we were faced with some pretty big challenges, but thanks to everyone's passion and a lot of hard work, we were able to overcome them. Entering the game late with a...
Working on your personal brand improves the image of your company across the board, especially if you’re the leader. People make companies. And it’s only natural that potential business partners and new hires will want to know which people they’ll be working with. So it’s important that your areas of expertise, core values and a good slice of your personality...
How To Increase Productivity
High productivity is a core component of any successful business. That being said, it's not always easy to keep distractions at bay and maintain constant focus to get the most out of every second of your workday. Not to mention the fact that you only have a set number of hours per day in which you can get things...
When I was starting out in online business almost 15 years ago, I remember finding space in my strategy for Microsoft adCenter. adCenter, or Microsoft Advertising as it’s now called, has been inevitably outmuscled by Google AdWords over the years. But it can still be a profitable channel for advertisers, even in 2020. It seems we’re always looking for that silver...
10 Inspiring Quotes For Entrepreneurs
Being an entrepreneur and running your own business isn't easy. It's fulfilling. It's exciting. It's an unrivalled learning and growing experience. But it definitely doesn't come without its fair share of stresses. From building the perfect team to continuously dealing with the unknown, there are countless challenges that come with the territory. In order to succeed, you must embrace...
There's no greater feeling of excitement than seeing your sales skyrocket. If you just launched a disruptive new product or a clever ad campaign, seeing the fruits of your labour sprouting on your dashboard is one of the most rewarding parts of working in business. But sometimes disappointment can shortly follow, when it becomes clear that you've been hit by chargeback fraud. Chargeback fraud refers...
How To Run A Successful Business With Minimal Sleep
If there's one experience all entrepreneurs share, it's having to function on minimal sleep. Between managing all aspects of a company, whether it be a startup or multi-million dollar enterprise, and trying to squeeze in family time (if you've visited my blog before, you've probably noticed that fatherhood is extremely important to me), getting a solid eight or nine hours of sleep becomes increasingly...
If you’ve been in business for a while, you’ll surely have faced backlash from dissatisfied customers or disgruntled former employees. Even the world’s largest companies struggle with negative reviews, fraudulent accusations and outright smear campaigns. And the abundance of online channels through which consumers and competitors can vent their frustrations has created a breeding ground for fraud. But, even as...
Is Cheaper Entertainment The Answer To Stopping Piracy?
It seems there's no stopping the growing popularity of entertainment pirating, but could the solution be as simple as making entertainment cheaper? Australia's Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull sure thinks so. As SBS reported earlier this summer, Turnbull addressed the issue of internet piracy ahead of the introduction of brand new laws meant to help diminish piracy (namely "forcing internet service...
With COVID-19 cases back on the rise in many parts of the world, it looks like the pandemic will continue to impact our economy for some time to come. At the onset of the pandemic earlier this year, I gave a rallying call to my teams. I was urging them to be optimistic and...

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