Last October 2, 2010, WordPress users from different parts of the Philippines gathered at the College of Saint Benilde for the Wordcamp Philippines 2010. It is the 3rd Wordcamp in Metro Manila and my first time to be included in the list of speakers.
Months ago, Avatar Media asked me if I can do a talk regarding the Anatomy of a WordPress Blog, which is included at the Basic Track. I presented my straight-to-the-point slide to my students. I know that some of them find my talk a bit fast and too short, but I am happy that they openly asked questions and I hope I was able to answer them. Talking to some of them personally also made me feel a bit more comfortable and less worried 😀 Actually, I can see myself in some of them when I attended the first WordcampPH two years ago.
I’ll be honest here. I was thrilled about the Wordcamp Â not mainly because of the talks. Wordcamp is actually a nice venue to interact with other bloggers and meet new friends. I met some of the readers of my blog who were not really posting any comments yet they are reading my daily whereabouts. The fact that some approached me about my Project52Weeks blog made my day 😀
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Good news to newbie bloggers out there! Our friends from UP College of Law and Digital Filipino will once again organize the biggest Philippine Blogging Summit if the year!
Now on it’s sixth year, iBlog6 is set to take place on April 16 and 17 at the UP Malcolm Theatre, UP College of Law, UP Diliman, Quezon City. I started attending the blogging summit in 2007 and through this educational event, I met a lot of bloggers who eventually became my friends. If you want to meet your favorite blogger or learn more about blogging, I will push you to register and attend. Besides, the REGISTRATION IS FREE!
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Were you able to attend any of the iBlog gatherings at UP in the past five years? If not, then this is your chance to experience your first iBlog in iBlogMini@CEL (Consumer Electronics Live) trade show this coming Sunday, November 15, 2009 at World Trade Center, Gil Puyat Avenue, Pasay City from 1-5PM. This mini-event will concentrate more on the newbie bloggers by discussing the following topics:
1:00 â€“ 1:15 Welcome Remarks (JJ Disini â€“ http://disini.i.ph)
1:20 â€“ 1:40 Blogging 101 (Micaela Rodriguez â€“ http://www.micamyx.com)
1:50 â€“ 2:10 Photo/Video Blogging 101 (Aileen Apolo â€“ http://aileenapolo.blogspot.com)
2:20 â€“ 2:40 Mobile Blogging 101 (Janette Toral â€“ http://www.bloggingfromhome.com)
2:50 â€“ 3:10: Blog Promotion & Traffic Generation Strategies 101 (Noemi Lardizabal Dado â€“ http://www.aboutmyrecovery.com)
3:20 â€“ 3:40 Blogging to the Next Level (Anton Diaz â€“ http://www.ourawesomeplanet.com)
3:40 â€“ onwards Raffle and group picture
Host / Moderator: Janette Toral â€“ http://www.bloggingfromhome.com
I am excited to talk about the Basics of Blogging (Blogging 101) for the second time. I will be giving a simple presentation which is quite similar to what AJ and I discussed at the iBlog5 which took place last May. The event is free of charge so better register now before the registration closes! This is your chance to meet other bloggers and make new friends. There is also a possibility that you’d meet your soulmate there! =P