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Help Us Get To Know You Better!

   Category: Announcement, Singapore |

With more than 17,000 active Churpers around the country, it sure ain’t easy for us here at Churp Churp to get acquainted with each and every one of you. However, all hope is not lost as we came up with a way for us to get know you a little better with just a few clicks of your mouse!

First, click on the Manage Account tab on the toolbar to access your account preferences.

General Account Settings
If you haven’t already connected your social media accounts to Churp Churp, now’s the perfect time to do so! This will make campaign sharing a breeze as you can share campaign messages across multiple platforms with just one click.
Also, we added a section where you can add in your blog or website URL and share with us what other media platforms you are currently on so you’ll be the first in line to participate in the latest campaigns from us!

Please also make sure you update your Personal Details below so that we can assign campaigns that best fit you and your target audiences. For security reasons, we will need you to write in to our helpdesk should you wish to edit your payee name, IC number or address ya!

Account Preferences
We also made some tweaks to the Preferences tab where you can now tell us a little bit more about yourself in terms of your Language Preferences and Education level. This will surely come in handy in future campaigns to come!

Please also let us know your campaign preferences here so we can select the best type of campaigns for you to participate in!

That’s about it Churpers! A few steps in updating your account will translate into one giant leap in our efforts to make Churp Churp the awesomest social media community on the interwebs! Stay tuned for more exciting campaigns and updates heading your way soon! 😉

#FeatureFriday: Nicshields – the localised Ang Moh

   Category: Alpha, Feature Friday, Singapore |

Before we first met Nicshelds (Nic) over a cuppa, we were wondering what this Aussie guy is doing in Singapore tweeting about Kpop, our taxi uncles and pratas. A localised Ang Moh maybe?

YES! Born and raised in Perth, Australia, Nic is not the typical Ang Moh we all assume. Having a mum who is half Singaporean and half Dutch, Nic grew up eating Chicken Rice and Malay food just like the rest of us.  Nic frequents coffee shops with friends for some good local coffee and roti prata (psst: Nic is close to quite a few online personalities like Rachell, Peishi and Billy!). Another fun fact is Nic is also a freelance radio DJ so don’t be surprised if he starts talking to you in the voice of a news reporter just for the fun of it.

Wanna know more? Here’s 10 questions we asked him:

1. Pizza or Prata, which do you prefer?
PRATA ALL THE WAY! I worked in a pizza shop for 6 years and I couldn’t eat another slice!!!

2. What’s your worst habit?
Talking about myself and biting my nails… I sometimes do both of them at the same time!

3. Fill in the blank. When I was 15, I was ____.
When I was 15, I was in secondary school… I had a stupid haircut and was fat… So nothing much has changed! Hahaha.. but I never thought I’d be where I am today!

4. If you could wish for anything from a Genie, what would it be?
For eternal health and wealth and for EVERYONE to be happy!

5. Tell us an interesting encounter as an “ang moh” around Singapore!
There’s too many to list! Especially when people think that I’m American! WHAT WHAAT!
My favourite though is when people assume I can’t speak singlish and then I bust some out and they get so surprised!  My other favourite is when people say “Where are you from?” I reply with Jurong! People get so confused!

6. Since you’re a freelance Radio DJ; can you recommend us some music?
I really just push the buttons and make the music play but I really love artists from Singapore. There is so much talent here that is just waiting to be snapped up!
Joie Tan, ShiGGa Shay, Gentle Bones, Siti Zahidah and SO MUCH MORE!

7. Name us a personality that you are following on Twitter/ Facebook?
I don’t follow many celebrities! I prefer to follow everyday people… because I’m kaypoh like that!
But I follow a lot of youtube people and bloggers like @rachelltan_, @speishi, @thejianhaotan, @dee_kosh and @banchothematrep!

8. If you were a twitter hash-tag, what would it be?

9. If Churpie could speak, what questions would you ask Churpie?


10. Sum up yourself in 140 characters.
A little bit crazy, loud, shameless, troublesome and caring. That was someone else’s words… not mine!

That’s all for now! If you’re interested in hearing Nicshields on-air, catch him on Boom Radio every Monday and Tuesday from 12 – 3PM. As usual, we always end with ways to stalk our Alpha so go check him out on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Youtube!

See ya Churpers for the next Feature Friday! TGIF!!