Wednesday, July 29, 2009

two beautiful actresses!

the only two actresses i like...

both of them are spontaneous on screen and energetic!

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

the usual life!

Friday, July 24, 2009

My Autobiography will be an sms!!

The Way things are going, lagta hai yahi hoga...autobiography will be a sms, log ek doosre ko forward karenge...

Monday, July 20, 2009

how do you know u r fat???

when ur BELT looks like this :

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Landing Page Tutorials and Case Studies

What is a Landing Page?

Landing Pages are like Putting Greens

A landing page is any page on a website where traffic is sent specifically to prompt a certain action or result. Think of a golf course… a landing page is the putting green that you drive the ball (prospect) to. Once on the green, the goal is to get the ball into the hole. Likewise, the goal of the copy and design of a landing page is to get the prospect to take your desired action.

Here are a few examples of ways that landing pages are used with various traffic sources:

  • Traffic is sent from a pay per click (PPC) search marketing campaign (such as Google AdWords) to multiple landing pages optimized to correspond with the keywords the searcher used.
  • Traffic is sent from a banner ad or sponsorship graphic to a landing page specifically designed to address that target audience.
  • Traffic is sent from a link in an email to a landing page designed to prompt a purchase or other action.
  • Traffic is sent from a blog post or sidebar link to a landing page that pre-sells affiliate products or encourages an opt-in to a sub-list.
  • The page you’re currently reading is a content landing page designed to organize many related pages around an overall theme.

Landing Page Tutorials:

Here are six articles that will help you start creating killer landing pages right away:

  1. 10 Tips for Writing the Ultimate Landing Page
  2. 5 Tips for Designing the Ultimate Landing Page
  3. “Keep it Simple, Stupid” Applies to Your Landing Pages, Too!
  4. How is an Effective Landing Page Like a Direct Mail Letter?
  5. How Crappy Landing Pages Kill Email Campaigns
  6. How Successful is Your Landing Page? The 3 Key Metrics You Need to Know

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Here are 16 real-life landing page makeovers with detailed tips and suggestions for improvement:

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Use Twitter, Facebook, OAuth or OpenID for login?

by Blake Schwendiman on April 22, 2009

Now that OAuth is officially available for accessing the Twitter API, it’s technically possible to use Twitter’s services as an authentication method for logging into your web site. In fact, when setting up a new Twitter OAuth application, there’s an option suggesting that very use.


This is not a new concept, but with the recent proliferation of high-profile services such as Twitter OAuth and Facebook Connect, I think it’s time to discuss the pros and cons of using a third-party authentication system for your web site.


One of the most obvious advantages of using any third-party authentication system including OpenID is that you don’t have to develop the complex systems necessary to validate user registrations, avoid duplicate or spam registrations or manage all of the registration messaging and support. That’s a big deal. If your registration system is too complex because you are trying to ensure that only legitimate users can register, you will undoubtedly lose some potential users who simply find the system too hard to use. Tying into established accounts reduces the barriers to entry for your site.

Another consideration for using a third-party authentication system is the additional features of the third-party service. If you intend to update the user’s Facebook or Twitter status, you’ll eventually need to authorize your user with that service. You may be able to address two needs at one time.

Finally, there is a soft benefit to using a third-party authentication system and that is the added trust. It’s likely that if you use a trusted system or service, your own web site will be implicitly trusted more.


Using a third-party system does not remove the necessity to keep some user information in a local database or provide some session and cookie management functions. Your web site will probably require additional user information that is not provided by any of the third-party services. Depending on how much of that information is required, using a third-party service may simply add another step to the registration process — increasing the barriers to entry.

Many third-party applications are still evolving. Twitter’s OAuth has only been available for about a month. Facebook Connect is less than a year old and has changed quite drastically (for the better) since its release. OpenID is much more mature as a development tool, but adoption in the user world is still relatively low.


Some things to think about — things that may be pros or cons depending on how your site works with the third-party services.

An advantage of using a third-party for authentication is the fact that there are many to choose from (Twitter, Facebook Connect, OpenID, etc.) so many of your users will already have established accounts with the other sites. But what do you do if your potential user is not connected with any of the third-party sites you use? Consider your audience before committing to a third-party-only authentication solution. If your audience is the bleeding edge web community or if your service is an add-on to the third-party service, you’re golden. Otherwise you may alienate potential users who don’t have and don’t want to be a part of the Twitter-Facebook-etc crowd.

What happens to your users if they decide to leave the third-party site or are banned from using it in the future? People do stop using Facebook, Twitter and other services. People close their GMail accounts (Google provides third-party authentication) and occasionally people are banned from other sites for violations of terms. If your site is not directly related to the third-party site (for example a Twitter search site would be directly related to Twitter), you probably want to make sure that your users can login on your site whether they have an active account anywhere else.

What to do?

I suggest that most sites still need to have a local user login system of some sort. This is to ensure that your users remain your users. Users will not understand or care to know why they can no longer access your site after canceling their Facebook account, they’ll just know that you’ve excluded them and they’ll be upset. No amount of technical mumbo-jumbo will convince them otherwise.

I do encourage the use of third-party authentication systems to add value to your site. There are several reasons to do this:

  • Providing additional value-added connections to the third-party services such as updating profile information or status
  • Providing social graph information such as which friends of the current user also use your site
  • Gathering additional authentication information for your site


Build a simple login system for your site. Limit the amount of information you gather to the absolute minimum you need to provide basic login/account services. This should include a user identifier, password and some method for recovering a lost password. Consider this your first tier of authentication. First-tier users get read access to all of your site and some level of personalization based on their account information.

Next, if your site allows publishing of any information, add a second level of authentication. Since your first-tier users didn’t do anything to prove they aren’t bad robots, they don’t get to publish. This is where you can get creative. Second-tier authentication may be via email (not my preference) or via a third-party authentication system. Choose a third-party that you trust, then have your users authenticate themselves with that third-party and record the authorization information in your user database. Consider the user a second-tier user at that point and enable additional options and services on your site.

The advantages of this tiered approach are many.

  • You maintain a local database of users
  • You can provide as many tiers of trust as you need with different authentication methods as seem appropriate
  • You can provide alternate authentication methods for each tier so your users have many options to authenticate
  • If any one of the third-party authentication services disappears or revokes access to a user or group of users, you can provide an alternate method
  • You reduce the barriers to entry to your web site
  • Your users only encounter authentication barriers as they seek to increase their interaction with your site

Perhaps at some point in the future, OpenID and OAuth or some new thing will be truly ubiquitous and provide all of the features required for completely hands-off authentication services, but right now I don’t think we’re there. Until then, consider a tiered authentication system that provides the best options for you, your site and your users.

Monday, July 13, 2009


Advert for a shit Bleach Cream, forget everything and focus on the background track, the who's singing and u'll die laughing....its killer...

Background Guy : Oh yeah...
SFX : boom boom boom
B.G : Saaka Saaka Saaaaka.....

haa haa haa...check it out...

Saka is Raka's brother who wanted to look beautiful and not hideous like RAKA...


The Perfect Definition

Clip from "Shall We Dance"

When should people marry ? they should be this happy...

The best horror movie ever...

the best horror movie i ever is best than anything, seriously better than any full 3 hour horror movie, or better than any hollywood horror flick...

Part 1

Part 2

"लड़कों की आंखों में x ray लगा होता है |"

"लड़कों की आंखों में x ray लगा होता है |"

yup thats what a girl told me somedays back....hey hey...i know we guys look for action all the time, but still hamari aankhon mein x ray laga hota hai??

even if this was'nt enough there's a dialogue by Prof.Mcgonnagell (whatever the name is) is Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire...just before the YALE BALL...

"There is a Swan inside each girl ready to spread her wings and inside every boy is lion ready to jump.."

extra beatification i would say...sugar free diet for Prof.Mcgonnagell..

Sunday, July 12, 2009

A Matter Of Style : Bruce Timm

You might remember the BATMAN : ANIMATED SERIES ?

this series had a distinct style of everything, but what it was most distince was for the way in which the men in the series were big and how the women were small ...

Well all of this was Bruce Timm, whose distinct style is now part of a standard style at DC, this man thrugh his angular strokes and a variety of off beat variations reinvented the DC universe , and the heros done in his style are collectively reffered to as The TIMMVERSE..

Excerpt from the Wikipedia Article on him :

"However, Timm is best known for his subsequent work on the animated series based on various DC Comics superheroes, popularly referred to as the "DCAU" (DC animated universe)......................"

"Timm's minimalist, angular style is heavily based in his love of 1950s and 1960s-era comics and art deco architecture style. He is als completely self-taught, having never received any formal art schooling.

Although he shared character designer duties on Superman: The Animated Series and Justice League with James Tucker, Timm did virtually all the original character designs for Batman: The Animated Series himself (with the exceptions of Mr. Freeze and the Riddler, who were designed by Mike Mignola and the characters Man Bat & the Mad Hatter, who were designed by Kevin Nowlan)."

The Page for more ART by Timm :

The shows where he did his reinvention :

Superman : The Animated Series

Batman Beyond

The Justice League...

There's also a book on him called The Modern Masters....

he was also notable in developing the character of harley quinn..the Joker Vileness...

The Radical Change in TV Programming

Although i have just started on my career in media, but still there are things which i am able to see so clearly, some TV channels are going killer, way killer...


SAB Tv has changed its programming for quite some time now, this is killer because they are interesting because they have not only changed but reestablished themselves as a humor TV channel, if i sum up their vision then i guess it would be

" to position SAB TV as a brand which provides humor and fun shows watchable by family"

moreover you can check their website, and u'll see there's lot more content out there, as in the website is a complete entity in itself.

i feel that they will do more to expand their humor base, they are also syndicating from the exisitng humor content makers, such as they source cartoons from, this shows that they are not bent on doing everything themselves...


Set max looks like a master of repositioning, this is one channel Setindia guys use like a bitch, and even then the whenever u remind someone about SET MAX they'll say that it is a movie channel for them, funny though that this is the same channel where cricket matches are shown.

they have changed the channel a lot since FILMY the TV channel came along, that must've hampered the viewing share for SET MAX.

All in all SETINDIA is reinventing themselves like hell, they have comeup with new shows at SONY and they look like trageting the market audience BALIKA VADHU is not catering to.

Colors may have the TRPs but they don't have the far sightedness.

Star Movies

Star Network is changing everything throughout their network radically, star movies and star world has changed their design etc.
programming for Star world is almost the same but for Star Movies it has changed a lot, the movie they show now are, well in some ways chosen very differently, as in HBO looks like a Sharukh Khan and Star Movies is looking like a different kinda Amir Khan...

Monday, July 06, 2009

Char Di Kala : the maddest thing i ever did!!

This is something i thoroughly enjoyed, complete nonsense comedy, i wrote it, acted in it...
its for the magazine i freelance for, they were conceptualizing a show...

i am the host, jaspinder narula and the guest Toronto returned punjabi pop star "Jazzy Alpha"...enjoy!!!

Friday, July 03, 2009

we are all rockstars!