Steem Presentation Slides

Finally got the time to clean up my slides a little bit and share my presentation slides with everyone. Hope it gives an idea on how I normally share about STEEM to the general public.

slideshare by @bitrocker2020

In my typical presentation I try not to be too technical about Witnesses or even where the money comes from. However the focus on what STEEM blockchain is all about and the various projects and communities which are already using some of these amazing apps like PARTIKO, STEEMPRESS and also FUNDITION.

If anyone ask How Can I Cash Out ?

I always tell them to earn some STEEM first thru their posting and when they want to $$$ then send me a message or they can just google it.

If they ask Where the money comes from ?

I normally tell them … the blockchain handles the amount of STEEM everyone gets and this is fueled by posts which they do and upvotes they receive. However earn some STEEM from they posts first to understand better

The objectives of doing a basic introduction is mainly to get new users to start posting and we want to show them that there are so many ways to post and so many apps out there that serves different purposes. eg. STEEMHUNT or even DTaste or Tasteem which is used for recepies or restaurants review.

Penang Steem Sharing Bootcamp

A little reminder that we are running our Penang Steem Sharing Bootcamp once more on the 24th Feb 2019 and it will be held at The Settlements Penang. Time 2:30pm – 5:30pm

If you are around Penang, do hop on over and lets catch up. Thanks to FUNDITION and everyone else who helped to promote this drive to get more users on STEEM.

The Settlements Co-Working Space in Penang

It was only just last month where we held our first Penang event in 2019 and I would like to give a shoutout to the venue that provided the venue which was a really nice co-working space called The Settlements.

The Settlements Penang is located in a MSC status building. If you do not know what MSC is , in a nutshell it stands for ( Multimedia Super Corridor a Malaysian Govt initiative to provide special perks to tech companies ) However as part of the guidelines, having a company which is MSC Status, you would require to reside your office in a MSC zone / building.

https://www.mdec.my/faq/msc-malaysia

The office environment setup by The Settlements Penang is suitable for young entrepreneurs who just started their spanking new company however does not have the necessary funds to rent an entire office space yet but would like to have the perks of an office.

The Settlements Penang

You have the option in taking a room or if you are always out and about, you can just take the hot desking where you are free to come in and out as you like and if you require to have meetings, there are full facilities meeting rooms at your disposal as well.

The location of The Settlements is within driving distance to almost everywhere within the Penang area so its convenient and is satisfactory for most aspiring tech companies.

We had our first Steem Sharing Session here and I do love the colors in the presentation room that was provided. Thanks to The Settlements in allowing us to use this place and we would be having our next session here as well … unless something else comes up.

Checkout their website http://settlements.work/

Our next Steem Sharing Bootcamp would be on the 24th February 2019 at 2:30pm – 5pm

If you are coming from Kuala Lumpur … haha its almost a 5 hour journey

But if you are already in penang then here is the link to the location

https://www.google.com/maps/dir/3.0463587,101.6027739/the+settlements+penang/@4.2322415,99.885891,8z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m9!4m8!1m1!4e1!1m5!1m1!1s0x304ac3984e9c0449:0x8f3eef93ef4fcdab!2m2!1d100.3297721!2d5.4222051

Or just Waze to The Settlements Penang

More details would be coming up about the event, we are making some final adjustments before coming out with the invite links. Looking forward in seeing you all there.

NETFLIX Roman Empire – Reign of Blood

Finally managed to sit down and finish Season 1 of Netflix ‘s Docu Series ( Documentary Series ) of the ROMAN EMPIRE – Reign Of Blood. And I was surprised that I managed to go thru all of that.

Revolving around two different timeline of the reign Commodus , it gave insights to the politics within the Empire of ROME and all the challenges they faced to retain power and how decisions made by them made ROME into the most powerful empire in the world.

Season 1 focuses on Commodus the son of Marcus Aurelius who ruled the empire and expanded the Roman Empire throughout most of what we know as Europe now.

It was a mix of both Documentaries and TV Series making it one of Netflix more interesting shows to watch.

So if you do have the time and is interested of a lil bit of history during your weekends, do check this out.

Lets create the largest steempress blog network

Have you wondered why your wordpress blogs does not seem to get any visitors or views ? Or are you interested in monetizing your wordpress blogs even more and not only from STEEM blockchain ?

One of the ways would be to optimize your blogs is to have other people linking back their WordPress sites back to yours. This is a method used by numerous SEO companies .

I’m not a SEO expert however I do know that by linking all our wordpress sites together we would be able to help each other promote everyone’s wordpress blogs and perhaps be able to push more traffic to our blog sites.

By linking all our wordpress blogs together we will be able to rank our websites even better and will give us opportunity to bring more web traffic to our blog site.

If you would like to participate in this do fill up this form below. I will consistently update all on the progress and you would be able to import everyone else link to be placed in your own blog site.

All links can be in a separate PAGE or even in your footers on your blogs. With more traffic coming to your websites, you would even be able to monetize it better by using ADS Network.

https://goo.gl/forms/nDFSCNeAF9AC82hs2

If you don’t want to fill up the form, just leave the link of your STEEMPRESS site in the comments below and I’ll get it into the form. You can also just place the links of STEEMPRESS blogs which you know so I am able to take action on it

If you do not have a WordPress site yet and always wanted to start one, do leave a comment below so that we can start helping each other to create one.

Hope you all have a great weekend ahead and I’m looking forward in participation from everyone who is currently on WORDPRESS using STEEMPRESS.

Malaysia national productivity blueprints

Was invited to a talk organized by Productivity Nexus giving insights about our Malaysia National Productivity Blueprints and also about the current economic situations in China.

Prof Wang Yijiang ( Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business ( CKGSB )

Up on stage was Professor Yijang from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business – China who came and spoke about the economic situations in China and the challenges that’s currently being faced.

A bit about Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business ( CKGSB ) , its one of the prestige universities in China where its Alluminis suchs as Jack Ma and about 3000 CEOs from various Chinese companies collectively holds revenues of about 13.7% of China’s GDP.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheung_Kong_Graduate_School_of_Business

One of the highlights was also our Malaysia National Productivity Blueprint which was the focus of MPC ( Malaysia Productivity Council ) to introduce new methods in increasing the productivity in mostly the F&B and Retail sectors.

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It was really an interesting talk and was surprise that there were Govt initiatives to improve overall productivity levels in retail and f&b sectors.

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There are 4 sets of KPIs in these areas which NPC are trying to achieve by engaging with local businesses and encourage growth in these areas.

Overall it was a interesting talk and met a lot of new faces as this was my 1st event this year which is NON tech / crypto related. LoLz.

Dtube weekly competition by sndbox

Another week has just passed and over the pass 24 hours ther @sndbox did a DTube competition focusing on the creative side of things. Here are the winners which managed to put a video together within the time frame

This week 1st place winner is @cetu who played an original piece well worth listening too.

https://steemit.com/dtube/@cetu/hf47rle6

2nd place went to @anthonyadavisii who’s video showed a creative process of making a video about making a video.

https://steemit.com/dtube/@anthonyadavisii/f0ivyg8p

3rd place for this week is @tymmesyde who did a 3rd rendering.

https://steemit.com/dtube/@tymmesyde/4wef9i2f

These are just some of the activities we can use to gain more engagement and also be part of a community.

Part of our STEEM sharing bootcamp is to introduce steemians to apps such as DTube and how it can be used to encourage users to create amazing content using video.

More information about our STEEM sharing Bootcamp session in Penang which would be held on the 23rd Feb 2019 ( Sat) at 2:30pm.

Our signup links for registration would be done within the week to start promoting towards a wider audience.

Congratulation once again to all the winners and thanks to @sndbox to get this Organized weekly.

Malaysia regulate ico and blockchain

So today’s hot topic in Malaysia in the blockchain space is not about how the market is doing however it more towards the announcement by the Finance Minister in regards to regulatory matters about funds thru ICOs or “digital currencies”

https://www.sc.com.my/news/media-releases-and-announcements/sc-to-regulate-offering-and-trading-of-digital-assets

With this surprise announcement, literally it also places all Crypto exchanges in Malaysia in a chaotic state as there are no clear guidelines set for licensing these exchanges.

The announcement seemed to had come out without proper planning. the announcement was issued out by Ministry of Finance however the executioner would be Securities Commissions and there is no clarity in regulating it.

Unblock Kuala Lumput

So in today’s event at Unblock Kuala Lumpur held in KL… It was obvious that the main topic of the day was around ICOs, STOs and how the announcement is effecting the Blockchain scene in Malaysia

I’m sure that the panelist was already expecting these questions however almost all answers would be just speculations.

Unblock Kuala Lumpur

In the next couple of months, I’m sure there would be more regulatory announcements would be made and guidelines will appear. Let’s hope that it’s for the better and encourage economical growth in Malaysia

Lets gets steem/usd pairing on bittrex

Over the past few days, I’ve seen many people been talking about the Bittrex asking for a recommendation for their new USD pairing. Obviously we want to get STEEM/USD pairing up right ?

So lets get the votes in. @oracle-d has posted support for anyone who also tweets about it and support this campaign. Here is the link.

https://steemit.com/steem/@oracle-d/support-steem-on-the-bittrexexchange-s-latest-tweet-win-upvotes

Do follow the campaign task and you will not only get rewarded however you will support STEEM to get more visibility. I do encourage all of you to show strength as we are STEEM and this is our platform.

Meet the titans on netflix

So after many weeks of teasers and trailers , finally TITANS started showing on NETFLIX. If you’ve seen the animated cartoon Teen Titans or a fan of the DC Universe and its TV series, you may be interested in watching this.

Led by Batman’s sidekick ROBIN, this TV series is really not too bad. And I must say its as good as the trailers.

Of course with scenes when RAVEN goes all ghosty on you , keeps reminding you of that movie The Ring. But in a good way.

So if you are just flicking thru NETFLIX and wanna watch something new, do checkout TITANS . So far I’m a few episodes in and liking it. What do you think ?

Penang steem sharing continues

Finally the day arrived for the Steem Sharing Session and we had a interesting crowd of both steemians and new users

Photo by aaronleang
It was really great to have @connecteconomy to come down from Thailand to join us.

The venue itself was really nice and was perfect to host these events. Thanks to Settlement co-working space to let us use their space for this event.

We had a great crowd and it’s always fun to run these events.

What’s next ?

We have now set the date for the next STEEM sharing session which will be in February 2019. Looking forward in coming back to Penang once more.

Thanks to @currykhoo & @patriciawyp to get this event togather and also cheers to all those who came with me all the way from KL @joannewong and @aaronleang.