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Philippine Blog Awards for Visayas 2010

Posted by: Maria on: November 29, 2010

I was able to attend the Awards Night of the Philippine Blog Awards for Visayas 2010 (and I was even one of the award presentors), and I was impressed with some of the winning blogs. Here are the winners of the PBA Visayas 2010: Arts and Culture: Michael’s Shades of Blue Food and Beverage: Flavours […]

Congratulations Alleba Blog!

Posted by: Maria on: November 16, 2010

The Philippine Blog Awards for Mindanao 2010 Best Technology Blog is Alleba Blog by Joseph Andrew dela Serna. Kuya Andrew, my cousin, was one of the pioneers of the Philippine web industry, as founder and developer of the Alleba Search Engine. He started the Alleba Blog in 2004. And since then, he has reaped nominations […]

WordCamp Ph 2010 Co-Presentor: WooThemes

Posted by: Maria on: August 27, 2010

The WordCamp Ph 2010 is sporting a new look courtesy of our Co-Presentor WooThemes. WooThemes develops Premium WordPress Themes. WooThemes was started by three designers: Adii from South Africa, Magnus from Norway and Mark from the UK. They currently work with a team of designers and developers that produce some of the best-looking, well-made and […]

Why Get Ratified?

Posted by: Maria on: August 26, 2010

Ratified is one of the the most trusted, reputable, and credible blog ranking sites in the Philippines today. Ratified ranks blogs based on a number of metrics: Feedburner Google Page Rank Alexa Rank Yahoo! Inlinks

Here are the presentation slides of my talk during Cebu Blog Camp 2010. I talked about utilizing blogs and blogging for community-building. In this talk, I related the story and my experiences with Davao Bloggers. Blogging in the Community, for the Community View more presentations from Avatar Media.

Cebu Blog Camp 2010 Speakers and Topics

Posted by: Maria on: May 18, 2010

I am attending Cebu Blog Camp 2010. The event has a theme of “Blogging, Expressions, and Opportunities.” The first speaker of the event is Mica Rodriguez, a blogger slash film maker from Dagupan. She will be talking about Blogging 101: Basics of Blogging. The talk is geared towards newbie bloggers and attendees who have yet […]

A Guide to Creating an Blog

Posted by: Maria on: June 7, 2008

So you want to have your own blog, but don’t really know how to make one? Here’s a tip for all you aspiring Pinoy bloggers out there, sign up with is the perfect blog host for bloggers who want to have a personalized domain but don’t have the moolah for it. Here’s a […]

Google Page Rank

Posted by: Maria on: May 25, 2008

About once a month, bloggers go into a frenzy because of Google Page Rank (PR) updates. Some are happy that they have increased PR, while others complain that they have decreased. I, myself, have experienced the highs and lows of following my blogs PRs. But while I understand (A BIT) what it is, a lot […]


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