Every so often it would be good to reflect on your roots as a blogger and what got you started with writing in the first place. Doing this can help put some perspective in your overall goal of blogging whether it be for fun, for profit or for sharing things with others. Remembering your roots … Continue reading Blogger, remember your roots
A wise man once said, If you can’t bring the subject to the location, bring the location to the subject. Err, sometime early last year I participated in a campaign to model for a certain line of apparel. The photographer for the “SM Urbanista” campaign was Xander Angeles and he had a unique way of … Continue reading Photography using artificial projector backgrounds
It was My Good Finds that informed me of this in the form of a comment. I actually do not know the repercussions of becoming a “featured blog” as I surmise that the lottery draw for this is completely random. Now, a front page Digg .. now that’s something. Nonetheless, it’s nice to get some … Continue reading Yay, I made Technorati front page
In the communications industry, advertising in magazines is one effective means of getting your message across. Placing a one page advertisment on the right newspaper or magazine can most probably get the message to your target demographic. However, there is always a back door to getting published without having to pay a cent. Welcome to … Continue reading How to increase the chance of getting a Press Release published
Although the term is widely used, I must give credit to Joey Climaco for lobbying the term nation building whenever we dialogue about advocacy campaigns. Back in June, I volunteered my time with the Coca Cola Foundation for a project that made use of blogs as tools for documenting effective ways to help save the … Continue reading Blogs as Tools for Nation Building
Last month, Winston Damarillo launched yet another company called Morph (their website is a neat www.mor.ph domain hack), which is described to be a “SaaS accelerator” for entrepreneurs. Morph is a Software as a Service (SaaS) marketplace company. We are engaged in every aspect of the SaaS industry. Our business portfolio includes subscriber-supported web services, … Continue reading Morph: Helping tech entrepreneurs in more ways than one
This is just a heads up – the old iPod models are selling like hotcakes in the Philippines. To give you an idea of the price drops, iStudio prices point to P12,900.00 for the 30GB iPod and P18,xxx.xx for the 80GB model. This is a huge steal for consumers who have been wanting to buy … Continue reading Price drop for remaining stocks of Apple iPods
I wonder what Pink SEO and Geek Girl Manila have to say about this article: Hardware Widow Advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi has put down in black and white what plenty of women around here have been thinking for ages: we want technology but we don’t want it coloured pink or encrusted with fake gemstones. … Continue reading Survey says: Women don’t like pink gadgets!!!!
Swinging from his role as Peter Parker, Tobey Maguire is set to play one of the main characters in the upcoming live action version of Robotech. Now hold it right there. Tobey Maguire as Rick Hunter (Ichijyo Hikaru in the Japanese Macross version)? I make this assumption as Maguire can’t possibly portray Roy Fokker or … Continue reading Tobey Maguire as Rick Hunter? Oh no.
The following events take place within the last six months. A public relations agency called me up after I posted a review of their client’s product x. The account executive was a little careful with the words coming out of her mouth and she was asking if I could “improve on what I wrote.” I … Continue reading What I have written, I have written
This video came out about a year ago as an advocacy campaign to promote Philippine tourism. As it is the dawn of the “ber” months and the holidays are fast approaching, I’d like to encourage the foreign readers of this little blog to visit my lovely country for the holidays. The beaches and food are … Continue reading How to do a soft sell for a product
This page requires a higher version browserFor the latest Philippine news stories and videos, visit GMANews.TV UPDATE: The Warrior Lawyer has some insight on the legalities of the issue at hand. Shocking news yesterday, as Mark Verzo, the guy behind the infamous Boy Bastos series of websites was apprehended by authorities under the charge of … Continue reading Does Mark Verzo stand a chance?
I knew it! I don’t know how it felt for those who bought non-working iPhones to have Apple slap them in the face. Sure, you may say, they all work now because of some unlocking mechanism but knowing Apple, the price to pay for having an iPhone in Asia is high – about $300 higher … Continue reading Revenge is best served with a touch screen.
I was able to tinker with iMovie HD a bit more and realized that it is a far more superior product to the new iMovie ’08. When I wrote about the new iLife ’08 package weeks ago, I did mention that both apps have their strengths and weaknesses and this still holds true. The new … Continue reading The Jayvee and Katie Show: Reloaded 🙂
I had the chance to meet Colbert Low at the Bangsar Shopping Center yesterday. Colbert is a fellow b5media writer who has been one of the cornerstones of the technology channel since 2005. Colbert and I go way back from two years and it is so surreal to have met in person only now. We … Continue reading Tuesdays with Colbert Low