BTP Magazine

Grandmothers Know Everything
As a 9-year old boy, I did not appreciate being called ‘little’ or ‘cute.’ I liked to be taken seriously. That’s why, when we are out at the shops, the whole family scattered about, doing things of their own interest, I scurry towards my parents, a sense of confidence in my stride. I tell them …
Content Writing is Not Just Grammar: Things to Keep in Mind When Hiring a Content Writer
You will have to hire a content writer who is just as committed to helping your business succeed as you are to building it. Content is king So hiring content writers and copywriters who are well-tuned for helping your company reach your goals is worth the effort — whether it is improving your website’s conversion …
5 Short Stories To Help You Get Back To Reading
If you have clicked on this article, chances are you’ve lost touch with the habit of reading and want to get back to it, or are reading for a friend/family member and want them to do the same! Well, if you are facing these troubles, we have some advice that could be of good help …
The Worst Kinda Serendipity
With a jolt, I woke up to the sound of my blaring alarm. One glance at the clock told me I was 30 minutes late, and the school bus would be here any minute. Without a second thought, I flicked the blanket away, unwittingly letting the cold January air engulf me.  In a mad rush, …
The Customer Might Be King But He’s Not a Benevolent One: Lessons in ORM  
It is a well known marketing saying – The customer is king, the customer is always right.  Yes, they might be king but they are not always kind. If you have had the experience of reading or replying to comments and messages on a brand’s page, you know what we are talking about. Without an Online …
The Best Poems of 2022, so far
Poetry is an expression of the soul. This holds true not only for the poet himself but also for the reader. Sometimes, we find something valuable, something relatable in places we least expect them to; and for us, that place is poetry.  There’s a lot out there to explore, and for beginners, it can get …
Distance Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
“Yes ma, I have eaten", I spoke into the phone, repeating the same line night after night, slightly aggravated by her overwhelming love and concern.  Laying on my creaky, uncomfortable dorm-room bed, thousands of miles away in New York, I wondered if my exasperated tone gave away my annoyance; even if it did, she pretended …
Bored of Work-From-Home? Here Are 7 Stories To Read On A Break
Working from home has its set of pros and cons. Sure, typing away on your laptop while still in your PJs is a big advantage, sometimes being cooped up in your room for long hours can take a toll on your mental health. What you need are regular breaks to rest, rejuvenate, and read stories! …
Social Media Is An Extension Of Your Brand Story
If you have been paying attention to the flutter, you have probably noticed a distinct shift in the world of social media. It is no longer just about posting photos of your cat on Instagram. Social media is shifting from merely posting of different channels to a way of thinking about your business and your …
K-Dramas: The secret behind their success in India
Isn’t it funny just how much people change? Try to recall a time you sat next to your mother on the couch or the bed, tucked in comfortably under the blanket, as you waited for her favourite TV channel to begin screening the day’s soap opera. Are all the memories coming flooding back?  At the …
Tender Touch
His words were beautiful when he whispered them in my ears.I didn't wish him to see, but he drank my tears.His lips on my skin set me frozen.Healing some corner of my heart, broken.His eyes were glowing, when they met mine.Pulled me closer, sipping a glass of wine.I resisted falling into his arms so warm.He …
Aao Kabhi Haveli Pe: A Spooky Encounter in Jodhpur
It was a long bus ride to Jodhpur. Sameer, Pia, and Anisha gathered all the snacks they had stuffed into their backpack and set them upright on their laps, feasting on a dinner none of their mothers would approve of. As the cold February air seeped into the bus, the shivers down their arms and …
The Summer of Then and Now
20 years earlier  There were toys scattered all over the kitchen floor, Legos littering the dining room table, and torso-less doll heads gazing deep into our souls from the island. Not that any of it bothered us. We were too busy in our own world, Arush and I. I had a whole collection of dolls …
It’s 2022. Don’t Ignore Your Mental Health
Don't run away from this, Talk about it, don’t let it get amiss. Anxiety and depression is not rare, It just needs imminent care.There are plenty of people like you, Please don't consider yourself as someone new.I know calling for help is not always comfortable,But, can you think of any better way to rub-off such a stubborn obstacle? It deeply …
One Year On: For Everyone Who Lost a Loved One to COVID
Last year, we published a story for everyone who lost a loved one to COVID. You can read it here – https://beyondthepanorama.com/for-everyone-who-lost-a-loved-one-to-covid/ Sometimes, you never really forget, and a lot of the times, you never really forgive. Last year, we wondered if what people say really holds true, ‘time will heal’. One year later, we’re …
Content Ecosystem: Content Marketing That Engages Your Audience
Do you ever feel like you are swimming through a sea of content? You see a lot of articles and blog posts, and you struggle to find the right material for your content marketing; content that can help you drive traffic, expand your audience, and build your social presence? You create content, but do you know …
73 Years of Royal Rajasthan!
The effervescence of Rajputana doesn’t stem from modernity or snazzy renditions of palaces and forts; its roots lie in the rich history of the land that has seen it all, witnessed ups and downs, wars and festivities, luxuries and dearths.  The magnificence of the land of Rajasthan has been attracting onlookers for centuries, but it …
Seasons Of You
Written by Ayush Banerjee While the face of humanity mourns and accepts the existence of the flowers and souls, once they perish forever, you shall be the witness to my heart, so full of warmth and beating with a nervous joy just at the thought of you.  On a rainy afternoon the drenched streets pouring …
5 Short Stories To Read With Your Partner This Valentine’s Day
Heart-shaped goodies all around, candle-lit dinners set up, love all around in the air – you know what that means, it’s finally Valentine’s time of the year! While you could do the usual romantic things for your partner like cook a meal or watch a film, to get in the spirit, you could try reading …
If You Were Stuck In An Elevator With A Teacher, What Would You Say?
Written by Nandini Sethi The other day I came across a question, one that really got me thinking. If you were stuck in an elevator with a teacher you despised, what would you say to her?  In my own head, I would say a lot of things. I don’t know how much courage I would …