New Century Restaurant

Posted by mamabok | Around The World,Chinese,Meet Up With,My Musing,The Brat,The Other Half | Sunday 21 June 2009 12:42 am

Well, I’m finally done working on the webpage for Mr Zhu and his wife.  So you know why i had been so busy.  Do check out this new site.. and let me know what you think :

On the same note – I have been receiving emails from folks that read this blog about working online.  Besides working on webpages like above.. i also help other bloggers with their blog hosting.   Some of you asked if it is a scam about some stuff you read online, so here is my take on it.

When I make money online, I am never asked to pay upfront for any fees.  What i paid for was the domain names for my blogs and my hosting.  The domain names are at $10/yr.. and hosting can vary depending on who you are using.  But the cost would be like only $5 bucks a month at most for most ppl.

So if you want to know if the ppl you want to work for is a scam.. you will know immediately if they asked you to pay a membership fee. .or whatever fees.  For example, if you wanna go flip burgers at Macdonalds, will Macdonalds ask you to pay a membership fees..?? or an entrance fees..??  it’s the same concept.  I hope this helps those who wants to work online.

Having said all the above, I want you all to know that if you hear that you can make millions online as an amateur blogger .. than you are mistaken.  Making money online takes time, effort and a lot of reading and trying out stuff.  Of course, if you are a pro blogger like John Chow – that’s another story.  Unfortunately, I am not in that league.  For those who wants to know how much one can make – I would say .. i make a comfortable amount .. but nothing that will make me rich.. nor can i not work at our stores for the rest of my life.  Working online certainly helped a lot in saving for rainy days and getting our bills paid but it does not pay for everything – it’s a supplement for me and a saving fund for my daughter’s future.  Am I a pro blogger..?? definitely not.. i’m just a little crazy woman.. who misses home. .and trying to look out for my daughter’s future.   Has it made me happier ..??  definitely !!!  i feel a lot more useful than just being an owner by association to my spouse’s businesses and most importantly, I have met good ppl who became friends online, they are a tremendous blessing to me.  Blogging is not only about money, working online is not only about money, it is about friendship – the invaluable and priceless warmth i feel from so many of you who visits my blog everyday.


  1. Comment by lynette — June 21, 2009 @ 1:44 am

    hey mamabok, the website link didn’t work. :((( btw love your blogs. :)))

  2. Comment by Pandora — June 21, 2009 @ 3:25 am

    you have so many hidden talents :)

  3. Comment by Lina — June 21, 2009 @ 9:46 am

    Cool, nice, good job! Their daily specials seems good yeah

  4. Comment by tsuchiyama — June 21, 2009 @ 11:34 am

    You are cool , MB

  5. Comment by lynette — June 21, 2009 @ 11:37 am

    hey mamabok, it worked for me today :) you did an amazing job. i love the food there and the owners are wonderful people too. :)

  6. Comment by ilovetvb — June 21, 2009 @ 1:25 pm

    The website looks amazing. The food looks great and at a reasonable price.

  7. Comment by M — June 21, 2009 @ 3:50 pm

    Nice website.All your hard work paid off!

  8. Comment by snow — June 21, 2009 @ 6:01 pm

    hello mamabok, nice website you’ve designed there. I like the chinese theme plus the joyful, cartoonish feel to it. not the plain old serious type of website

  9. Comment by Frances — June 21, 2009 @ 7:03 pm

    Wow,i checked the restaurant’s website, it looks really good, easy to read
    and understand. You really did a great job, MB. CHEERS:)

  10. Comment by fiona — June 21, 2009 @ 8:31 pm

    MB, it looks great. I like the modern feel to it but yet some chinese tradition. Terrific!

  11. Comment by mommy to chumsy — June 22, 2009 @ 5:06 am

    wow, the website looks great!! good job, jan.

  12. Comment by Linda — June 22, 2009 @ 5:53 am

    I can see that you have put in a lot of work on this website. You have done a fantastic job, well done!!

  13. Comment by shirleyloo — June 22, 2009 @ 8:21 am

    wah really geng ah MB.. can be a designer hor? must have put up alot of efforts in thr yo? 😉

  14. Comment by keen — June 22, 2009 @ 10:20 am

    Nice website! Must have taken a lot of hard work and brain storming.

  15. Comment by Mei — June 22, 2009 @ 2:27 pm

    It’s a nice website, but can I add one suggestion (it’s a good one)??? 😀 Maybe you can add a picture of Mr Zhu outside his restaurant. Whenever I try to find a place, I have to recognise the outside of the place…

  16. Comment by bunessa — June 23, 2009 @ 12:24 am

    whoaaa amazing website!! it’s so pretty =O i wish i can do that when my website?

    man mamabok, you added ,so much stuff on your blog!! i’ve been so busy lately, haven’t had the time to check back =[

    thank your for sharing!!

    ps. for mamabok and the readers that have been supporting david (my boyfriend) for the hypercube contest, the results are coming out tomorrow at 530 or 630pm!!! i’ll comment on mamabok’s page (if she doens’t mind) to let you guys know =D
    thank you for your support!!

  17. Comment by jen — June 23, 2009 @ 12:47 am

    cool site. good job mb! lots of effort wor!

  18. Comment by wen — June 23, 2009 @ 3:11 pm

    its cute and simple! the food looks good and ah! those menus! now i am hungry in the middle of the nite

  19. Comment by bunessa — June 23, 2009 @ 11:25 pm

    hi mamabok!!

    thank you for your support
    david and i lost tho =[
    we really appreciated your help with the contest!!!

  20. Comment by kk — June 24, 2009 @ 9:18 am

    MB if only you were in Oz I could refer business to you! So impressive! Feel a little ashamed of my PC skills LOL

  21. Comment by shirleyloo — June 25, 2009 @ 1:17 am

    aiyo.. sad to hear that vanessa… maybe u’ll hv better luck next time? 😉 tc oh!

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