iBlog6 call for speakers/topics and logo contest

January 21, 2010 | 1 Comment

iBlog6: the 6th Philipping Blogging Summit is happening on April 16 and 17 at the Malcolm Theater, UP College of Law, UP Diliman, QC. Here’s what to expect in this two-day event:

iBlog6 is targeted to take place on April 16 and 17. The first day will focus on Blogging for Business (entrepreneurs, corporation, non-government organization, and the likes). We would like to receive proposals that can help businesses understand better on how blogs can be tapped as a tool for promotion and how to work effectively with bloggers (through events, contests, advertising, and the likes).

The second day will focus on topics for Bloggers that includes introduction to blogging, use of photos and videos, policies, and promotion. We also want to look at political blogging, election coverage, and building offline blogging communities.

Interested speakers may now submit topic proposals before the January 31 deadline here.

iBlog is also launching a contest for the redesign of its logo. The mechanics are listed here. Submission of entries runs from February 1 to 15 and the winner will win an 8 GB iPod Nano.

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Blogging from Home Online Workshop launched

September 1, 2008 | No Comments Yet

With the great success of Janette Toral’s book, Blogging from Home, comes an accompanying online workshop presented in interactive text, audio, and video. It costs $10 quarterly or $30 yearly. Here’s a rundown of the topics to be discussed:

  • Blogging 101 Workshop
  • Blog Ethics Workshop
  • Blog Content Development Workshop
  • Blog Promotion Workshop
  • Blogging as a Business
  • Corporate Blogging Workshop

People who finish the online workshop will be given certificates of completion. Also, those who bought the Blogging from Home book will have a week of free access to the e-learning site. The workshop is also a collaboration with Buddy Gancenia.

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Events: Filipina Stories Awarding, Repertory Philippines Presscon, Corporate Blogging Seminar, iBlog4

March 24, 2008 | No Comments Yet

Another round of Philippine blogging events just as summer arrives!

March 28: WikiPilipinas Filipina Stories Awarding of Winners at SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia

Filipina Stories

The WikiPilipinas Filipina Stories writing contest has ended and it’s time to award the winners. Read the program details here.

March 28: Repertory Philippines Press Conference at MyCinema, Greenbelt 3

Altar Boyz

Gibbs Cadiz reports that Repertory Philippines is offering 10 slots for bloggers in a press conference that will talk about the upcoming musical, Altar Boyz.

Bring your cameras with you–the Altar Boyz will perform some numbers. The show itself runs April 4-27 at Onstage, Greenbelt 1. Take note of the presscon details, and e-mail me asap at gibbs_c@yahoo.com to reserve a slot.

April 11: Corporate Blogging & Online Reputation Management Seminar at SGV Conference Rooms, AIM

Corporate Blogging & Online Reputation Management Seminar

“A series of talks that aims to educate business leaders and professionals how to reach out to its stakeholders and customers via blogging and maintain a credible image on the internet.” This event costs 500 pesos, but proceeds will go to the GILAS Foundation of Ayala Foundation Inc. Visit the event homepage here.

April 26: iBlog4 at Malcolm Theater, UP College of Law


The 4th Philippine Blogging Summit, iBlog4, draws near. This is a whole day event (last year it spanned 2 days) dedicated to blogging and is presented by the UP Internet Society Program. Details of the event are available here.

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