Pampanga Blogging Workshop on April 24

March 26, 2010 | 1 Comment

Blogging 101 Hands-On Workshop will be held on April 24 at the Universe Internet Cafe, SM City Pampanga from 10:30 am to 6:30 pm. This intensive workshop taught by Janette Toral is organized by the Pampanga Bloggers. Here’s an outline of the event’s proceedings:

  1. Introduction to Blogging
  2. Find and monitor blogs and topics of your interest
  3. Set up and configure your first blog
  4. Blog ethics (Yes! There is also blogging ethics)
  5. Content Development Process Explained
  6. Monitor Blog Performance
  7. Promotion and Advertisement
  8. Trends in blogging
  9. How to make money and make a living out of blogging

Registration is Php800. Register here. Great to see the northern part of the Philippines mobilizing its own blogging groups and events!

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Blogging 101, Blog Marketing & Advertising, Blogging Monetization & Business Hands-on Workshop

February 10, 2009 | No Comments Yet

Janette Toral is holding a comprehensive blogging workshop on February 18-20 at Netopia Internet Cafe, Ground Floor Greenbelt 1, Legaspi Street, Makati City.

Here’s the general schedule:

February 18: Blogging 101 Workshop
February 19: Blog Marketing & Advertising
February 20: Blog Monetization & Business

Anybody can sign up, including DigitalFilipino.com Club members. The fee for non-members is Php3000 per day. Register here.

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Freelance Writing for Dummies by Nina Terol

January 8, 2009 | No Comments Yet

Get a chance to hone your writing skills under the guidance of communications consultant, freelance lifestyle and business journalist, and political communicator Nina Terol in a 2-day workshop entitled Freelance Writing for Dummies.

FREELANCE WRITING FOR DUMMIES is a two-day workshop that takes the freelance writer-wannabe through the whats, whys, whens, and hows of freelance writing in the Philippines. It will tackle the myths, the realities, and the possibilities that make freelance writing intriguing, challenging, and–ultimately–fun. Whether one seeks to freelance part-time or full-time, this workshop will show that a freelance writing career can be rewarding.

Here’s the schedule:

DAY 1: 10 JANUARY (SAT), 9AM-4PM

AM (9AM-12NN)
• Introduction
• DISCUSSION: Why freelance?
• EXERCISE: Your “Life SWOT”
• EXERCISE: Your “Circle of Friends”

PM (1-4PM)
• LECTURE/DISCUSSION: Myths, Realities, and Opportunities of Freelance Writing
>> Including a talk by Carissa Villacorta, author of Surreality
• LECTURE/DISCUSSION: Opportunities in Freelance Writing
• LECTURE: Ready to Write? Here’s What You Need
• Day 1 Wrap-Up

DAY 2: 17 JANUARY (SAT), 1-4PM

• Summary of Day 1 and intro to Day 2
• EXERCISE: Practicing “The Pitch”
>> Guest panelist: Candice Lopez-Quimpo, Editor of Baby Center Philippines
• DISCUSSION: Oops! Traps and Caveats
• Open Forum

*WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING:
• Yourself ?
• An inkling of why you want to get into freelance writing
• A pen and extra paper, if you’re anal about taking notes
• Extra food (light snacks will be served, but you can opt to bring your own lunch or order from the nearby cafes and restos)
• Whatever homework will be assigned for the day

Only 25 slots are available. Register here.

(Via Azrael Colladilla)

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