My PMP Exam, PMI-ACP Agile, ITIL v4 Foundation Certification: Free Study Notes & Tips -- through Online Self Study for Working Professionals

Updated for the new PMP Exam: I have painstakingly updated the free study notes as well as other learning guides for the PMP Exam for the new PMP Exam in 2023. Wish you PMP success!
Below are my latest published blog posts on Certification Tips and Web Development:

baidu SEO

Baidu SEO: A Quick Overview

Summary: We will examine the search engine optimization techniques applied to Biadu, the Chinese counterpart of Google. Localization is the key. China is the fastest growing major economy in the World. Every international company look to China as their next golden egg. However China has still a rather closed ecosystem, be...

LinkedIn Connections: from 0 to 500+

LinkedIn Connections: from 0 to 500+

Summary: LinkedIn is fast becoming an indispensable part of a comprehensive online profile for professionals. Below documents my journey of building up my LinkedIn profile and connections. What is LinkedIn and How to Grow Connections? LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network. It is the most powerful online platform for...

no Google

Life without Google at 23:52?

Summary: Google is a too-big-to-fall player in the internet. In the summer of 2013, a disruption to Google services caused a 40% drop in global traffic. Below is a document of the incident. On 16th August 2013 between 23:52 and 23:57 BST, Google’s services were down for several minutes. The official...

technical SEO

Technical SEO

Summary: Technical SEO describes the techniques that can be carried out by web developers to help the website rank favorably in search engines. When done right, search engine bots can crawl and index the website contents easily so that search engines can have a better understanding of the website. Search Engine...

effective email design and content

Effective Email Copy and Design

Summary: Email marketing is the most cost-efficient sales channel. However, the copy and design of the emails does seriously affect click-thru. This article list a few rules of thumbs for good copy and design. But most importantly, A/B testing is the key. When it comes to effectiveness of copywriting and design,...

email timing

Best Timing for Marketing Emails?

Summary: The timing of marketing emails does impact the reach. Below documents the tests on the time of sending and the open rate. B2B Email Campaign According to the testing of Hyland Software, Inc, the email sent at 9 am vs 1pm local time at four U.S. time zones increased the open...

technical SEO

What is SEO?

Summary: SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. This post explains what SEO means to the current state of the internet. Wikipedia defines SEO as the process of improving the visibility of a website or a web page in a search engine’s “natural” or un-paid (“organic”) search results. However, with the...

ux design process

3 Core UX Design Process Principles

Summary: UX design is a user-centered design approach. You will learn about the three core principles of UX design process and their applications in this article. Core Principles of UX Design Process Early and continual focus on users and their tasks Empirical measurement of user behavior Iterative design 1. Early...