Archive for the ‘Blogging’ Category

December 5th, 2010

Life With Ria is My Bloggers’ Choice Award Nominee

My nominee for the Philippine Blog Awards 2010 Bloggers Choice category is none other than my cousin Ria's blog, Life with Ria. Why? Coz not only does she write with passion, she's also a great leader, spearheading initiatives to further the cause of Mindanao and the interests of its bloggers. ...

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September 21st, 2008

Daily Top 10 Posts Plugin Wins at the Philippine Blog Awards

Today my Wordpress plugin, Daily Top 10 Posts, won during the 2008 Philippine Blog Awards for best blog plugin/extension. Initially I was glad to hear that I made it as one of the finalists, as did Ria and Winston, who got multiple noms for their nicely written blogs. ...

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July 23rd, 2008

My Top Ten Emerging Influential Blogs of 2008

After much careful perusal of the Internet, here are my nominees for Janette Toral's Top Ten Emerging Influential Blogs of 2008: You Got Tech - The tech blog for non-techies. Bloggers Da Who - The blind item blog that I hope I'll never be featured on. Rarely Ordered - Food blog about overlooked ...

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May 2nd, 2008

iBlog4 and the Bloggers Summer Party

iBlog4 was a huge success, but I have to admit that 90% of the time I wasn't paying attention to the speakers. For me, it was a success because bloggers got to meet bloggers they've never met before. Ok, me being the blind antisocial one, I only met ...

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April 5th, 2008

Internet Usage Survey

[photopress:g185.gif,full,centered] Here goes another survey! This one is a bit longer than my past surveys. Hope you could spare a few minutes to help me out. I'd like to know what your Internet usage habits are. Are you emailing most of the time? Stalking people on Friendster? ...

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November 9th, 2007

Google Feedfetcher Stats Acting Up Again

Noticed a big, big drop in my Feedburner stats once again. My number of reported subscribers has been slashed by more than half, and I noticed big movements in the rankings due to this (I dropped 7 notches). I checked my Feedburner account to confirm my suspicions. ...

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November 8th, 2007

Mindanao Bloggers and Other News

[photopress:tus_logo.png,full,alignleft] Once again, I'd like to thank everyone who helped make our Mindanao Bloggers Summit last October 27, 2007 a success! This success sparked an unprecedented interest in blogging and blogging-related activities in Mindanao. To keep the momentum, the Usual Suspects has a lot of cool stuff planned ...

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September 17th, 2007

Playing Games on the Internet Can be Hazardous to Your Health

Play MMORPG's much? If you're perpetually in front of your computer, consider taking short 15-minute breaks every few hours. I'm not a doctor, but it's sound advice. You save yourself from unnecessary health problems such as stress, eyestrain, poor posture, headaches, not to mention poor social skills. Like ...

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September 12th, 2007

Spotlight: Filipina Bloggers

As my entry for Janette Toral's Filipina Writing Contest, I'd like to put the spotlight on a few Filipina bloggers that I enjoy reading. [photopress:aileen_blog.gif,full,centered] First and foremost, and not just because she's a friend, I make it a point to visit Aileen Apolo's blog every chance that I can. ...

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August 31st, 2007

Pinoy Evil Blog Awards Polls Now Open

[photopress:paolomendoza.jpg,full,centered] Voting for Paolo Mendoza's Pinoy Evil Blog Awards has begun! This awards is the best thing that happened to our blogosphere before Malu Fernandez ate her way into the limelight, albeit to the dismay of our heroic OFW's. My blogger friend Winston Almendras of Batang Yagit informed me about the ...

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