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Apart from having your help through participation and your posting to the various facebook communities or messages on other social media, you can also help us with funding ! Ever website and newspaper needs this, regardless of how neat our presentation may seem. After footing the bill to build up all this since 2002, by now DrBen sure can use some help and your active support. You can start by liking the Asia Report on facebook but there is much more you could do.
Find how to help out keeping this system afloat and keeping us going to reach bigger and better goals while we support you in your own development as Vlogger, Blogger, Filmer, Documentary maker or Story Teller, check out the especially dedicated page we have built for this purpose via below link. Where we can, we will give you something in return for your help !
Find DrBen and ChinaReport on Facebook with the latest from www.drben.net.
Become a DrBen Friend on Facebook; Register and Connect ! Join the Fun, play games with DrBen & others, have discussions, find photo-albums, browse DrBen’s China Collections, enjoy video’s & more !
Club Asia Report
View the Right Hand Side of this Page to see the incoming Messages Posted by DrBen (and sometimes his Staff) under the twitter handle @asiareportcom.
All site News will be posted on Twitter and will automatically be displayed here. In addition, the daily China News -including the air pollution situation, heavy weather, freak incidents, etc- is reviewed. Noteworthy China and Asia News articles and links are shared. Naturally, DrBen frequently gives out his book suggestions, refers to his background articles, his and other maps according to the latest News Events and also lets you enjoy your China experience by sharing interesting Documentary video's, his photo's and then some.
ASIAREPORT.COM SOCIAL MEDIA CENTER GATEWAY FOR ASIA TRAVEL & EXPLORATION FANS
Follow @AsiaReportcom on Twitter for the latest China News, DrBen‘s latest reports, photos and News and Travel Warnings for locations across China and Asia.
As for the basics of the Community and the website, you may be happy to find how DrBen already laid some foundations for everybody by blazing quite a few trails in China (P.R.C.) and a few other locations in Asia. Busy since the turn of the millennium and with 13 tours of China under his belt, DrBen spent the last years uploading and creating for you what is by now a full on geographic, historic and cultural guide to all North China, including the 5 thousand mile length of the great Yellow River (Huang He) known as the cradle of Chinese civilization.
To start your discoveries and learn about China and other parts of Asia simply and easily navigate the website, either by province and city or through a detailed and layered Google supported Map by starting with your location of interest! You will never need a tour guide again.
To find all DrBen's work on China (so far) check the left hand Menu of this page for easy navigation to the ChinaReport.com web site (found on the web as www.chinareport.com but also a Chapter of www.asiareport.com).
Direct Links lead away to the Chapters of the Site. Apart from chapters on each province and main cities in China, there is also a multitude of maps and histories helping to give suggestions for travel destinations and places to visit. Just to give you an idea: find a detailed guide and map to the Forbidden City in Beijing, Beijing City entire and also the Great Wall of China entire. In addition there are backgrounds on all 5 thousand miles of the length of the great Yellow River (HuangHe) which originates in Eastern Tibet. Next up: all of the Silk Road in China and Asia. Look and browse while we work on to complete what is becoming the Memory Palace of China and Asia !
You are always invited to join DrBen on various social media.
These are in order: China Report Blog, Twitter, DrBen Live TV (YouTube - under development), China Report on Google+ and as a last it offers a direct link to the China Travel Community on Facebook.
In order not to be lost in things and by chance, not hear your message, the above are the main social media channels you can reach DrBen through.
As this website is made for your information and not just to flash you with unnecessary messages, you will find that DrBen avoids such pages as PinInterest or Instagram, although we do have accounts there. Simply put, I do not really see how PinInterest will serve you or me in getting closer together and documenting the world so that you, as traveler, will have more knowledge and find your way to where you would like to be going more easily. Alas, although Instagram is a very popular medium it seems to be lacking in substance, and so I am not active there (yet!).
Not a Maphack at all, but you are an A-Grade #Vlogger or you would love to be? Well, here is your chance to contribute to something one may see as the Great Memory Palace of Asia. Anyone with a passion for filming, adventure or story telling, be it history, culture, travel or anything else that matters to you : Film It and if we can pin a location to it we may very well include your work into our maps, articles and stories so that anyone in the world make take knowledge of it, and act, think and decide for themselves. Help us show all of Asia to the world, by shooting it film-clip by film-clip and location by location.
Lord knows, having all of the continent of Asia as a white canvas to paint with your stories and colors should give all of you plenty of fun things to do. Be part of it, contribute and forever travel in imagination and real life. Are you a #Vlogger? Always welcome to send us a tweet and a link via twitter handle @asiareportcom and / or leave us a message via facebook on any community !
Are you a #Blogger? Oh dear, we are not quite ready to receive all your stories about travel locations across the continent, but yes ... we are working hard on our maps in order to reach that next level. So far, there are maps of Asia, Bhutan, Kuwait, The Maldives, Qatar, Mongolia, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan, Taiwan, North- and West China combined with the 5000 kilometers of the (great) Yellow River, Beijing City, Hebei Province, as well as full map of the Great Wall of China and also a partial map of the Great Wall of China in Beijing City Province, Hebei Province and Tianjin City Province only. Although it is very hard to travel the length and width of it, there is also a full map of Hainan Island and the South China Sea available.
Check the Asia Satellite Map Index for everything that is in the making !
B There or B Square !
Asia Vlog Challenge !
Get the Latest China Travel News or Asia Report while DrBen is on the Move. Simply follow China Travel Comunity of Facebook or check this page to see the latest Photos and Tweets come in !
Join in the AsiaReport.com Community Fun by joining the Asia Travel Community, China Travel Community, Tibet Travel Community, Mongolia Travel Community, Korea Travel Community and other Fan Base sections we operate on Facebook. Be among likewise interested Friends! How ?
Simply become Interactive by posting messages in the Facebook Community of your choice. China (PRC), Mongolia, Korea, Bhutan or otherwise, or just choose Asia Travel Community for general inspirational news and video's from- and about Asia !
Tibet Travel Community on Facebook
Make New Friends and Share experiences by joining the Facebook Community of your Choice.
Never find yourself totally Alone while Traveling, share it all and get support from Friends and the world public!
Why Travel all alone when in in modern times one may share the experience and the know-how with anyone interested around the world? The moments of solitude are over.
Although DrBen really loves to be a trailblazer for all of China, the truth is - of course - that China and certainly Asia is way to big for anyone person to go and see by themselves. That would take forever.
So, what would be the answer? While DrBen laid down the groundwork and will lay foundations for your Community of Asia Travelers, Writers, Vloggers, Bloggers and explorers, you, the world public may now join in and share your friendship, knowledge, articles and other contributions via various communities DrBen has opened for you on Facebook. All you have to is join and be active as a friend.
Be Part of the Adventure, the Stories and the Project ? Contribute knowledge, brainpower and more ...
Ready to more than just follow, listen, share and give likes and opinions ? Great, because there are plenty of new ways for you to become more involved and live your own adventure of exploration in Asia, whether it be from your home, office or arm-chair or actually by getting out onto the road and sharing your actual travel experiences. Heck, you could even go on to make a documentary on your favourite location!
What can you do? Are you a trailblazer or explorer yourself, or are you simply a #maphack who loves to sift through digital images and maps looking for intelligence others haven't been able to find, or ... simply have yet to put together because nobody takes the time?
If so, try joining in on developing more maps of Asia here at AsiaReport.com. There are several crowd-sourced maps you can help develop, and/or you can create your own Google Map of your favorite area in any country in Asia?
Please check below examples of CrowdSourced Maps at AsiaReport.com and please browse the Asia Satellite Maps Index for an idea of which maps are available for participation and which are not.
Check out the Asia Satellite Maps Index
See which Google supported cloud based maps one may contribute to and in which way. We will be adding short instructions with already available map introductions.
South China Sea Map - Help DrBen out with crowdsourced information and video, while he expands the grid and refines map details for you and prepares everyone for their own FONOP mission(s).
Airport, Airline or Airplane geek? Contribute your knowledge, airplane or airport experience video, or heck - why not go for a #Vlog #Review of the place if and when you get stuck with hours to wait.
Asia Travel Community supported by Facebook
Although this is just a basic Facebook Community Page for people to get together on in the easiest of ways, the Asia Travel Community on Facebook is also a great place to start when becoming more involved in the Social aspects and Community of DrBen and his www.AsiaReport.com. You can be a traveler and even an explorer too !
Follow DrBen and AsiaReport.com LIVE on Twitter via handle @ASIAREPORTCOM
Follow, interact, join in, participate in the world community
Described below on this page are several ways in which anyone can participate in the public (crowdsourced) exploration, discovery and travel adventure as we build the world a giant data-base, or better: a memory palace of China and Asia.
Sounds interesting? Be a part of it? Then better become a member of the Asia Travel Community and read on this page what is up- and available for adventure at this time.
Unable to leave the office, house or maybe even hospital bed? Wow, we feel for you in the circumstances so we made sure to include some "arm-chair" options through which you and anyone else can keep dreaming, traveling and exploring even when secluded to some place. Yes you too can help, participate and even contribute! And even if you haven't the spirits at this time. Do stick around. Least you can do is enjoy some of the marvelous travel and nature video's we will pass on to you via our social media channels.
Take Tips from Nadine “The Great“ and other experienced youtubers and travelers. Just stick around and learn. We'll try and help you with tips, exposure and reviews as we go along.
Helping DrBen.net, the Asia Report and this Community along :
Asia Report, it's the Great Vlog Off !
Asia How to be an Influencer by yourself and with help from DrBen.net and Asia Report !!
Asia blogging - send us your story for review and to share on site and social media !
Vlog or Blog away across the Asian Continent - become a digital world traveler, VIP and ... Maybe even become part of Asian History and Heritage !
Give it a Try !
Tip for Starters: After you made some Vlog's, think about making your own Easy Website for display and more :
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Right, so if you are ready to pick up the challenge or have already created video, surely you could try and build up your own following through management of your own YouTube channel. However, in order to give you faster growth and reach a wider audience, here are a few basic tips.
As a first, we are fairly sure that you have already thought of joining up with some social media channels (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, etc) in order to be able to spread the message about your creations around faster and easier. Surely, you could manage that by yourself entirely, however, mind you, we are here ready to receive your message, review your work and where and when appropriate, share it with our online audience here at AsiaReport.com. Just think of it as a group of likewise minded friends who are willing to help you along, basically for free! It's your fair chance at a FREE PROMOTION! (No cash exchanges involved)
We just love to do that, and help those who are learning to become greater talents along on the challenging ride to International Fame and perhaps a serious career in Vlogging, Documentary making and Journalism.
A second tip would be to think of starting your own website, as a central space for you on the web where everyone and anyone may find your assorted creations together arranged neatly for an overview, and perhaps with some extra background information added as to what you were doing at the time, where and how it happened and why it matters to you.
Now of course, this is where many aspiring talents flinch. After all, if you are ready to go and create, tell us what you care about, this does not imply that you are by any means ready to go and learn computer coding as well. Most creative people find this a boring distraction from the tasks set.
The good news is that you do not have to! In todays online world, people who want to create do not need to burden themselves with computer coding or have any complications with building their own website. Instead, simply to turn to a CMS (Content Management System) and most likely you will be fine.
So there is our second tip for online success as Vlogger or Blogger. Try CMS. We here are ready to give you a boost already, and point the way ahead for you. That is, after having tried many such systems since the year 2002, currently we have settled on PageCloud system as the easiest to manage for anyone. Try the adjacent banner (link) and you will get access to a free two week trail with this system.
Could your needs be satisfied with the PageCloud CMS system? Only a try out can tell. Meanwhile, we can let you know that we are very satisfied, not only with the available features and ease of handling, but also with the excellent service of their help desk. We find this essential under all circumstances, but especially so for those still learning how to manage it in basic. You do not have to sit there behind your computer with a need to create, waiting endlessly for replies. They are there for you any day, at nearly any time.
With this we will leave the choice to you and hope you find inspiration to start out your journey as upcoming talent in earnest.
In case you are not satisfied with PageCoud, simply shut down your account there and try a web search for any other CMS system that may fit your needs. There is an abundance of other systems available for your use. Surely, at least one of them may be up to your standards and will help you create the web base you need.
Meanwhile, please know that whatever will be your choice, we will be here to help spread your message around to a bigger audience worldwide. We are still a world top 1 million website and in some countries we rank far higher still. All you will have to do is create, share and start your ascend on the stairway to heaven !
If any of these countries is of your interest, or any location within them, we can hook you up and have your information (or video) displayed with this location for a world audience to find. And there is more: you can also Vlog, Blog or Review any of the International Airports in Asia and also give your opinion / take on any of the National Capitals across this massive continent !
Find a blank spot on our existing maps, or outdo the work that is already there and linked in, and send us a message about your creative work (link). If you do not know where exactly to go looking for your best location to score a scoop, feel free to send DrBen a message and I will be right back with you trying to give you a lead on a good location, a missing point, etc. (best channel twitter handle @asiareportcom or alternatively Facebook)
While we work anyone is welcome to leave us a link to your article or blog - or share it with the asiareport.com friends via a facebook community. Please don't forget to give us a like first !
THINK OF IT - WE WILL GLADLY REVIEW YOUR VLOG VIDEO AND GIVE YOU FREE PROMOTION BY SHARING WITH ALL OUR VIEWERS AND FOLLOWERS!
Start your creative work by photographing, making video's, telling the stories or make a combination of all these. I did and so far I have never regretted it.
You do not have to start from scratch like DrBen did in 2002. Where possibly and appropriate, he will gladly help push you along. I am always looking to support a younger generation of talent. Give it a Try !
Support DrBen's Asia Project ?
Share, Contribute, click, order and book !
Help me and I will help you along.
But! Please do not forget that this is a community and by participating you can help others as well. Be a friend, be a sport and help this community exist while we go out and conquer the world !
Check the available options!
Have DrBen as your friend and Guardian Angel, join forces with the Asia Report and Community !
See what products DrBen and the Asia Report offer to you and how otherwise you might help out yourself and DrBen and Staff improve on their online presence, presentation and new adventures documenting important places, subjects, people and their culture in Asia. It is easy !
The best work will be linked in by location to our maps and location reports. Just send a message with link through twitter handle @asiareportcom, post a message to DrBen on Facebook or upload a posting to the Asia Travel Community on Facebook !