Okay, I just read the email sent by Exabytes not long ago regarding a stolen merchandise. Initially, I thought it was a marketing ploy but soon enough I learnt one of their staff in Penang lost his/her Apple MacBook at a cafe.
I’m publishing this article not only asking Malaysia Apple users and enthusiasts to beware the sale of a stolen Apple MacBook (model and serial at end of article), but to share how Twitter can be used as a platform to possibly prevent more (possible) scams.
Let’s take the stolen Apple MacBook as a case study right now. Right after I read the email, I automatically thought of sharing this with my Twitter followers. By that time, some of my friends already requested their followers to tell their friends via Twitter.
This is clearly one of the strengths of not only social media marketing but the effectiveness Twitter has for campaigns to generate awareness and improve the community.
Too bad the Malaysia version of Twitter; PacMee, seems to be rather quiet now. Otherwise, we’d be able to generate a much larger awareness targeted at Malaysians right now.
If you have Twitter or PacMee, please alert your friends or fans of Apple about the stolen white Apple MacBook with:
Part No. MB061ZP/A
Serial No. W8730S60YA2
Especially in places like Low Yat forums, Lelong, eBay, Mudah and other online trading websites.
Besides the rumored economy crisis, many company directors I’ve recently met asks me if I know an ASP.Net developer, Flash designer, Project Manager and etc. I remember reading an article before a lot of undergraduates are unemployed because they’re being too picky with their job opportunities.
I guess the priority of company benefits has fallen down the scale for undergraduates or unemployed people to decide if the company is, the one. Thanks to Google, they’ve created a benchmark for all companies around the world to adopt a similar enjoyable working environment.
Where else can you find an office with a slide built-in for employees?
Or, free flow of jelly beans and M&Ms!
Though not all Malaysia companies are open to this change, some have begun to adopt as much as they can to keep their employees motivated and healthy. During the bloggers tour of the GreenPacket office, they’ve prepared a floor for employees to get on the massage chair, play fussball, play pool or even game on the PlayStation 3 (coming soon).
So why are companies doing (or, should do) this?
Well, many are beginning to realize their biggest asset of the company is the people in it. The people who sweat to fix your telephone line in the hot sun or even, the lady who brings you tea every morning. Everyone deserves respect and a fulfilling experience where they work.
This is why Simpleet won’t only be a company but a group of people who are specialized professionals. In Simpleet, it’s the inside which matters most to us. We want people who mean it when they say their passionate about website design or website development. Not someone merely looking for a job.
And one of the things Simpleet’s office must have later is a long white board for our brainstorm sessions. We want people who look to the future and not only the present. This size should do.
In the future, I want to teach and ask for all Malaysia companies, interactive agencies especially, to realize what matters most inside a company, is its people.
Don’t you think colleagues or employees inside your company matters?