The incredible interconnectedness of Qatar's TOP Businessmen

Qatar’s business landscape at its highest echelons is an extremely tightly knit group, with individuals simultaneously owning or sitting on boards of numerous companies. We researched the top businessmen at 74 companies in Qatar and came up with a…


Getting started with your company's blog - The Basics

So, you’ve decided on or are thinking about running a blog on your company’s website? Now you must be wondering what you need to take into consideration when setting up your long-term plan. At least we hope you are… Like any other public…


Companies in Qatar are missing out on corporate blogging

Although Qatar enjoys one of the highest rates of internet penetrations in the world, with practically all of its residents being online, either through fixed or mobile connections, the majority of the country’s businesses are surprisingly lagging…


A guide to the most powerful families in Qatar

Qatar, despite its rapid development and modernization, is still a tribal society at its core, at least when all the expats, who represent 88% of the population, are discounted for and the power structure of the country is analyzed. The following…


How organizations in Qatar can learn to stop worrying and love traditional media

I have worked, as they say, both sides of the fence – as a journalist and editor, and as an in-house communications person handling PR and media relations. At my time doing the latter, the organization I worked for (Virginia Commonwealth University…


Population of Qatar by nationality - 2017 report

Qatar is home (albeit mostly a temporary one) to numerous people from around the world, who comprise the vast majority of its population, with Qataris being a minority for decades now. As the exact breakdown by nationality is not something that is…