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Help for the Victims of Sendong (Washi)

By now the whole world knows about how typhoon Sendong (international name Washi) ravaged Cagayan de Oro and Iligan City. As of last count 652 were confirmed dead and 808 still missing. I am writing this blog post because I want to help – in my own little way – not only my blogger friends who live there but also the people of CDO and Iligan. Christmas is just a week away so just imagine how they will be able to celebrate it. Below are ways on how we can all help.

Christmas in November with Globe

Yesterday, the Iloilo Bloggers along with the members of the Iloilo Media celebrated Christmas together for the first time – and we …

Visayas Blogging Summit on Nov. 27th!

Are you a fan of blogs/bloggers, want to know how to grow your own blog, and reap the many rewards of blogging? Then better clear your calendar on November 27, 2010 and head on over to SM City Iloilo (Cinema) to attend the Visayas Blogging Summit, the first of its kind and biggest blogging event in the Visayas! Some of the most prominent people in the Philippine blog-o-sphere will be there to talk about many exciting topics . There’s even going to be a talk about “101 Ways of Earning Money through Blogging.” More details at

Visayas Blogging Summit 2010 in Iloilo

The Visayas Blogging Summit & Blog Awards will be the very first event of its kind to be hosted here in Iloilo. These two events will gather bloggers from all over Visayas, invited guests from Luzon and expert speakers from different fields. The goal of the Visayas Blogging Summit (VBS) is to gather ideas and explore the potential impact of blogging on society, business and politics. The Visayas Blog Awards, on the other hand, aims to recognize notable Visayan-owned and Visayan-related blogs in their respective niches.

Iloilo Bloggers at Cable Star's The Morning Show

Last Monday June 21st, I was invited by Jorry Palada of Flavours of Iloilo along with other members of the Iloilo Bloggers to guest at Cable Star Inc.’s The Morning Show. This is my first ever live TV interview so I was kinda jittery, good thing I was with three other bloggers! We shared our thoughts everything about blogging; how and when we started, who influenced us, what we get by blogging and we also shared some tips on how to make a good blog. We also announced our upcoming event – the Visayas Blogging Summit and Philippine Blog Awards 2010.

Iloilo Bloggers at New York Barbeque

So yesterday we met at New York Barbeque which is located at #29 Jalandoni St. Iloilo City (in front of Centennial Hotel). Tim and I arrived 30 minutes before the appointed time of the meeting so we decided to try out their chicken barbeque and we were not disappointed.

Iloilo Bloggers at Iloilo IT Week 2009

Then the next day, September 29th I went to Robinson’s Place to check out the lectures and exhibits of the Iloilo IT Week Celebration. The Iloilo Bloggers were also given the chance to have lunch with Ms. JT, Ms. Aileen Apollo, and Jay de Jesus. Thanks to Green Mango and Marcos for the lunch! The food was totally awesome and I’ll definitely have lunch their again. Affordable too. ;) We went back to Robinson’s later in the afternoon to listen to Ms. JT and Ms. Aileen’s lectures. Thanks to them more students now know about blogging and Google Adsense. Hopefully our group – the Iloilo Bloggers – will have more members soon. And I’d also like to thank Nang Claire for being patient with us. Kaya ta na Nang next time ah!

Iloilo IT Week Highlights ICT Jobs, Biz Prospects

The 4th Iloilo Information Technology (IT) Week on September 28-30 will highlight jobs and business prospects in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry.This year’s theme “Facing Global Challenges through I.T.” focuses on the opportunities for employment and economic advancement brought about by the ICT sector. The three-day event will feature exhibits, lectures, competitions and jobs fair.