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Saleh Esmaeili

http://www.dot1ne.com
Saleh's an all time interactive/web producer based in the UAE, a web-head. Through out his career he's been into Microsites, Online Ads, E-mail Marketing, and lately involved in Web Consultancy where he's been contributing to online Start-ups' Creative & Engineering. [ Follow on Twitter ] [ Connect on LinkedIn ]

Abjad Hawaz 7o66i Kalamun, lost in the Markup

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

An Arabic art gallery without some of the best crafted calligraphy holds no value. That’s a fact. Arabic calligraphy & poetry are forms of cultural pride and not just art. Going digital, we lose all that. From readability to interaction. It’s all gone. Bold? Italic? Underlined? Get yourself ten Arabic books. Open’em, read’em, do you [...]

Bayt.com’s Communities, Goin’ Social with 4.5m Job Seekers?

Sunday, August 1st, 2010

Time comes for Web companies to renew themselves n’ get on with new features n’ enhanced strategies to cope up with users’ needs, opportunities, and competition. Bayt.com has gone through a series of additions to what they offer on their Website. First was their Buy & Sell section that is just classifieds which is irrelevant [...]

Online Content Bottlenecks in Arabia are loosening up

Sunday, July 25th, 2010

Looks like all are meeting at the content crossroads. Telecoms/ISPs providing higher bandwidth & speed, Media/Entertainment companies bringing the content online, and we users getting ready to use all that. I skipped Advertisers, let’s give’em a break. The amount of direct online content piracy on Arabic websites could really shock you out if you weren’t [...]

AnaZahra, 32-year-old Zahrat Al Khaleej gone online? Or is it a step in conversion?

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

Abu Dhabi Media Company(ADMC) is “the” pioneer in the digital publishing space in the Middle East, hands down. New digital platform? They implement n’ use it before anyone else. A media company that techno-geeks love to love. Apart from owning some of the best performing titles in print they’ve been busy going digital as fast [...]

All eyes on you, there’s never been a better time to start-up than now

Sunday, July 18th, 2010

Governments support, communities, talent, funds, role models & case studies, cutting edge software n’ tools, and soon, better broadband & higher Internet penetration, and a great deal of awareness/coverage by media. You’ve got it all. Take it back to the days when Web meant that big Blue “e” icon. That’s exactly when we read all [...]

Fear of Sharing Data, an obstacle to integrated start-ups

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

In the world of Mashed-up data where we get around platforms and devices seamlessly and access data from everywhere do you think we should fear sharing data anymore? Skimming through a great list of start-ups will easily get your attention that our most successful start-ups and entrepreneurs in Arabia are those who could integrate with [...]

Arabize, slap an Arabic funky name on it n’ you got yourself a new startup

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

So if you skipped the class where your math teacher introduced Equivalence, you haven’t missed much. You can easily learn it while checking up some of the Arabia’s start-ups with some of the online services that you usually use. Mind you some will confuse you with Equality. While this could be a degrading statement, there [...]

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