Author Archive: Dietmar Reigber

This is what SEO talk sounds like when 5 experts meet

Yesterday I had a look at this recorded hangout on air embedded below of “How Does Google Determine Content Quality? How Would You?” whicht hosted the following five speakers: +Eric Enge, +Bill Slawski, +Ammon Johns, +David Harry, +Mark Traphagen I have seen those guys speak in various other recorded HoAs and their discussions always deliver […]

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How do cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoins work?

The first time I heard about Bitcoins was on the radio here in Mauritius. I didn’t pay much attention and reminded myself you need to check it out someday. The word bit combined with coins should create a spark of curiosity for anyone interested in information technology. The only news we were getting was negative, […]

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Changes in the landscape of holiday rental agencies in Mauritius

This year has been a -and still is going to be a very challenging year for many holiday rental agencies in Mauritius. When I speak of holiday rental agencies in general, I mean those that act as an intermediary in proposing beach villas and apartments on their websites usually holding a tour operators licence obtained […]

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Yifat Cohen & Jason T. Wiser Google+ Strategies – How to master hashtags and decipher authority signals

Yesterday night I spent a while watching those two recorded hangout on air (HoA) sessions of Jason T. Wiser and Yifat Cohen. I decided to give it a night and let it sink in and reflect before I make my personal article of what spoke to me the most from their presentation. I must also […]

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Digital Shopping Tool Impact Study – how to improve your tools performance?

Purchase decisions – How and why people shop and buy What are digital shopping tools was the first question I had when I saw the interview title of Jason T. Wiser Google+ hangout on air. This question gets answered by Kim Finnerty in more details in their discussion round that you should watch if you […]

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Mauritius Charcuterie Fresh or Frozen Meat Products supplier of 5 Star hotels De Lapeyre Ltd.

Whether its pickled specialities, a smoked chicken or roasted ham – De Lapeyre Ltd. is your partner of choice for your local charcuterie meat products in Mauritius. They have their own savoir faire, authentic recipes and traditional techniques practised since over 30 years.

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What costs to expect when starting your own holiday rentals agency or tour operator services in Mauritius?

In my first article in my blog I wrote in depth about “What are the future outlooks of agencies in the holiday home rentals industry of Mauritius?” My article is quite long and covers in a whole how to get started and what challenges you will face. I also address my own pessimistic view of […]

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Bund wall at Fort George and Fort William close to the Sugar Bulk Terminal, Mauritius

I saw this from the slope of Le Pouce mountain during a hike and wonder – what is that!? When you climb up Le Pouce mountain till the peak you will be able to see that there is a big square outline in the ocean close to the sugar bulk terminal of Port-Louis harbor at […]

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Christopher Ahlberg: I Know What You’ll Do Next Summer – Pioneers Festival 2013

Recorded Future is a web intelligence software platform that helps companies anticipate threats and capitalize on opportunities. A fascinating software and start up company that can come to conclusions with the analysis of the large amount of data which is openly available on the world wide web. It does make one curious how a company […]

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Hiking North East Mauritius – Roches Noires Caves, Bras d’eau forest till Poste Lafayette beach – Pat Loisirs

Level 1 hike. Not tough, easy go for amateurs. Track we did was around 10Km. We started at the village of Rivière du Rempart — Old Railway Track — Caves of Roches Noires — Mauritius Radio Telescope — Mango Orchard — Bras D’eau Visitor’s Centre — Bras D’eau Trail — and ended at Poste La […]

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What does Constat à l’amiable mean? Driving and Accidents in Mauritius

When it comes to driving in Mauritius, various informations, laws, theories and facts seem to come gradually over the years as you gain more and more experience. Whether you just got your driving licence, or moved to Mauritius you will definitely have some questions to what you must abide to when you drive here and […]

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How to suck it up to get an influencers attention – but why would you do that?

Yesterday night I watched this recorded Google+ hangout on air (abbreviation: HoA) #TNTBootcamp – Influence Marketing Techniques & David Amerland which was hosted by Ronnie Bincer & Christine DeGRaff who run the Hangout Helper series who had as their guest speaker David Amerland. I have named the title of this post according to what was mentioned in […]

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Starting your website or blog with WordPress as CMS

I recently watch a recorded Google+ hangout called Working With WordPress invited by Kristin Drysdale a friend whom I got to know on Google+ and who keeps me in the loop of great events on Google+. This is also what makes the network so special, the new people that you get to know and connect […]

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The Power of Brand Evangelism with Guy Kawasaki hosted by Jason T. Wiser

In this recorded Google+ hangout Jason T. Wiser interviews Guy Kawasaki (His Google+ has a stunning count of more than 370 Million views!) and Peg Fitzpatrick. In a simple way you can get to know what differentiates a brand evangelist from a sales person and various other attributes about a brand evangelist. As currently I […]

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Ubuntu 32-bit or 64-bit, Should I upgrade? Which iso version should I download?

Ubuntu releases each april and october a new stable release. It is numbered by the year and month in this format for let’s take 2013: 13.04 and 13.10. And for 2014 the newest release is 14.04. When a release is labelled LTS it stands for Long Term Support. Support refers to that Ubuntu releases bug […]

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ERP Made in Mauritius by ProximaSoft and how my interest was sparked!

I like ERP, Data Centres, web hosting, servers, ubuntu linux, CRMS, especially when its related to and from Mauritius. Therefore when I’m contacted by a software company in Mauritius, its like waking up a very curious sleeping data crawler… What is ERP!? ERP stands for Enterprise Resource Planning. ERP is usually composed of various software […]

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How to reduce your IT Computer purchase office expenses in Mauritius

Whether you are going to purchase a computer for private use, several computers for your business there are ways how you can reduce the price that you pay for your PCs. Small businesses in Mauritius, whether you are starting off or already running, computer equipment can be a costly investment. I will outline here a […]

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Which Villa in Mauritius is the real GEM of them all?

While checking my emails today at work I noticed one particular message that was written to me by an owner with whom I collaborate who was addressing to me that she was disappointed of not seeing her villa listed amongst my list of favourite villas in Mauritius. Considering that my blog is only nearly 2 […]

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Sunday in Mauritius at Port-Louis, Citadelle, Flic en Flac, Black River Gorges National Park, Le Morne, Chamarel, Plaine Champagne, Grand Bassin and Curepipe

A sightseeing itinerary with visiting guests from abroad On Sunday the 13th of April I organised an itinerary with a buddy for two visiting guests from Germany. Quite often when the week end approaches and you have guests from abroad staying at your place you really wonder where you can take them. If you just […]

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