Wednesday, August 08, 2007

Join the "Filipina" Writing Project

Thank you for joining the Filipina Writing Project. Winners will be announced on November 28. We are no longer accepting entries from this point on.

After the success of the Top 10 Emerging Influential Blogs Project, I felt it is time to undertake another one and make it both a writing and SEO campaign at the same time.

The theme for this writing project is the Filipina. Through this, we hope we can share in the ongoing efforts to bring relevant results to search engine and topple those that exploits the Filipina.

This writing project will not be possible without the support of sponsors such as Barangay.ph, Kababayan.ph, MyUSMailbox.com, RegaloService.com, Acclaim Butterflies, and Chikka.com.

Who can join?
  • Any blog or website in the world.
  • Any blogger in the world. (men and women)
  • Blog or website owner profile and e-mail is accessible or visible online.
To join this effort, please do the following:
  • Write a new blog post with "Filipina" as the theme. Take it any direction or style that you like. For example, you can write about common Filipina names, Filipina in various industries, gadgets for the Filipina, your perspective on the Filipina online, favorite Filipina bloggers, among others. (You can update the same post entry up to November 28.)
  • Include a link to this post to help spread the word.
  • Post a comment and let us know about your entry. Only one entry per blogger.
  • Cut-off date and time for submission of entries is on November 24, Saturday, 10:00 pm (GMT+8). Afterwards, submission of comments in this page shall be closed.
Every week, beginning August 15, I will:
  • List and link to the entries submitted within the week.
  • Feature one sponsor per week. (Interested sponsors can email me through digitalfilipino at gmail dot com)
  • All entries will also be put in a masterlist on the 2nd week onwards.
On November 25 to 27, I will:
  • Make a final review of posts and acknowledge it.
  • DigitalFilipino.com Club members who are non-participant to the writing project will be invited to help in reviewing all entries.
On November 28, 2007, I will do the following:
  • There will be an eyeball to celebrate the end of this writing project and Christmas party at the same time. Those who can't attend are still entitled to win. Don't forget to confirm your attendance.
  • I will pick three entries in random (raffle) who will get one hundred dollars (US$100) each.
  • DigitalFilipino.com Club members most-liked three entries will get one hundred dollars (US$100) each.
  • Sponsors' most-liked entry will get one hundred dollars (US$100). Entries who have cited the sponsors are entitled to compete for this prize.
  • Entries that will appear the highest in Google, Yahoo, and MSN search engine results will get one hundred dollars (US$100) each. (Here's a guide that you can use to achieve this.) During the awarding, we will look at up to page 5 of the search engine results.
    • Note that your Filipina writing project entry must be the one ranking and not the home page or any other page of your blog.
Joining a writing project has its own benefits that includes getting link love, meeting new bloggers, receive traffic (especially to those who join early on) from current and prospective participants. More than anything else, you will also be supporting a worthy cause. If we do this right, we will also be able to influence and change the impression about the Filipina by having relevant content appear in the first page of major search engines.

Mabuhay ang Filipina!

(The Filipina Writing Project Badge was made by PinoyBlogero)

108 comments:

brVince said...

Hi Janette, I posted my entry already. I hope I'm contributing for a cause. Thanks!

janettetoral.com said...

@brvince - thank you for your entry. May this inspire others to submit soon and be part of our 1st update on the 15th.

Blogie said...

Hey Janette! I'm definitely participating in this project! The link to this post from robilloblog.com, "The Filipina is worth fighting for" isn't my entry, though -- it's just to help spread the word. I'll post my entry in my AngDabawenyo.com blog. And I'm also going to nudge Dabawenya.com. :)

Leyteño said...

narito po ang entry ko sana papasa po ito: My Favorite Filipina Bloggers in My Community

thanks a lot po!

P0ytee said...

Interesting.. Are videos qualified? :)

rhodilee said...

I realized I have had a bad taste in choosing a title for my post. I have already changed my post title. Janet, is it possible to delete my link in this post? pls?

fruityoaty said...

That's a super idea... As a Filipina raised in Canada, I can tell you that I TIRE of of Filipina mail order bride jokes. I've heard those jokes all my life while growing up here in Canada.

I'll join your writing project, soon... and I'll promote it on my blog.

janettetoral.com said...

@Leyteño - thank you for joining!

@surjit, the anitokid, andianka, Jehzeel Laurente, fruityoaty - thank you for the kind note and hope you can submit an entry soon.

@blogie - thank you for the plug and I look forward to your entry.

@p0ytee - videos, photos, text, and podcasts are all qualified.

@rhodilee - I deleted it na. Thanks!

@everyone - first update is this August 15. I hope you can all be part of the 1st batch. Thanks!

Stentorized said...

Hi mam Janette,

thanks for the invitation to Filipina writing project.
this is the link to my entry

http://stentorized.blogspot.com/2007/08/filipina-is-filipino-woman.html

mabuhay and Pinoy bloggers!

Manuel Viloria said...

Here's my PIP (post in progress), Janette:

Filipina Pride
"Where are the inspiring Filipinas online? When I was a child, the inspiring Filipinas I heard about were those listed in the history books. You know, heroes such as..."

nina said...

wow! i love this idea so much. thanks for thinking of it! hehe. =)

Ang Lolo Niyo said...

Isip-mode na po ako. :D

isagani x said...

Heto po ang aking entry.

http://isaganix.wordpress.com/2007/08/13/ang-mga-filipina-ng-buhay-ko/

GraceMags said...

hello janette. i am a newbie and i do not have much of an idea about technology and linking and stuff. i would very much like to join this contest thoug with my entry http://causticthoughts-gracemags.blogspot.com/2007/08/filipina-identity.html
At least this can help me get more people to read my blog and maybe offer suggestions to help me with my ignorance. kindly please tell me if i posted your link correctly. i hope my entry is valid. thank you.

rhodilee said...

Janet, thanks for deleting the link. That was a very bad post title :-(

BTW, here is my official entry: 3 Things You Possibly Do Not Know about the Filipina

raqgold said...

hi, i've entered my blog -- here's the link

http://homeworked.blogspot.com/2007/08/topless-filipina-in-europe.html

Jehzeel Laurente said...

Ate Janette may entry na rin ako sa wakas! ilang taon ko din to sinulat! bwahahaha! hehehe.. di ako natulog para lang maka habol sa First Week! hehehe :)

This is my entry:

What is a Filipina?

GraceMags said...

hello again jannette. i just have a little question about your guideline on updating a submitted entry. does that include being able to change the title after submission? i did change mine because i thought of a better title. is that valid? i can revert to my old title though if changing it is not ok.

janettetoral.com said...

@gracemags - yes it is ok to update your entry. Thanks!

@everyone - thank you for joining. Please expect week 1 summary tonight.

MARU said...

ay panalo 'to! jo-join ako!
pipigain ko talaga utak ko dahil pers taym ko ang pagsali ko na 'to. kasehodang walang premyo basta ipagsisigawan ko talaga pagiging FILIPINA ko.

Starsapphire04 said...

I'll invite my sister to here. :) Expect our entries this week or after.

Cheers,
Ada

Sexy Nomad said...

Hi Janette! Wow! This task is very strategic especially these days when we can't help but be put in a bad light as Pinays, even if we do have the power to take over the world (ok, I might be a bit exaggerating here, hehe). It's really very interesting and I salute you for coming up with such a creative project. I hope I can psych myself into write something relevant and be able to join this worthy cause. It's just that I'm more of a personal blogger than a proactive one. Well, who knows? After all, you and those other bloggers who write so well really did inspire me a lot. I'll promote your project on my site to help generate more entries. Keep up the good work!

Aiza Bautista said...

I'd like to join too!! Just need more time to think of a nice topic, hehe. Great idea, Janette! Kudos and God bless.

isagani x said...

Hindi pala ako qualified manalo uli dahil nasa USA ako. :(

Sigh

janettetoral.com said...

@isagani x - you are more than qualified to win. On December 5, even if you are not there, your entry can win. Thank you.

karlee said...

me want to join! ^^

Darang Sisa said...

Hello. I would like to join the contest, eto po ang aking entry:
http://darangsisa.blogspot.com/2007/08/ako-si-pina-at-ito-ang-aking-kuwento.html
I also included the link to this post.
Thanks.

Leah TM said...

thanks for inviting me to join this writing project Jan. for this, I am making a blog series featuring Boholanas, the Filipinas from Bohol.

http://lifeinbohol.blogspot.com/

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damselseo said...

Great Janet! What an inspiring writing contest na naman!!! I love this!!!I will join this contest!!

the philosphical bastard said...

i joined again..

http://machiavellian-proverbs.blogspot.com/2007/08/never-underestimate-heart-of-champion.html

kevin cab. said...

sasali ako.:) thanks nga pala sa pag-twitter sa blog ko.:)

Filipinayzd said...

Miss Janette, one entry per blog/blogger ba ito?

Filipinayzd said...

Heto yung entri ko:
http://filipinayzd.i.ph/blogs/filipinayzd/2007/08/21/filipina-writing-project-at-yan-ang-filipina/

Heto yung libreng patalastas:
http://filipinayzd.i.ph/blogs/filipinayzd/2007/08/21/filipina-writing-project-at-yan-ang-filipina/

Gerry Alanguilan said...

A different Filipina in komiks.
http://gerry.alanguilan.com/archives/191

:)

ikabon said...

my entry.
http://ikabon.wordpress.com/2007/08/27/filipina-2007/

thanks.

filipino komiks said...

mam.

here's my pice: FILIPINA: EXPLOITATION and PROSTITUTION

can be read at:
comicspotting.blogspot.com

rachel_aspiringhigh08 said...

i appreciate every little things in this project, im hoping to be a part of this word spread and this uplifting FILIPINA project

here's my entry;

http://rachel08m.blogspot.com/

filipino komiks said...

dear ma'am,

pls kindly see my blog again, i don't know if i did the right thing re: link

salamat po.

-kc

comicspotting.blogspot.com

Pinoy-Am said...

I've been reading your blog, recent contest but this is my first time to join. So i give a try. Thank you Ms. Janette.

Here's my entry Pinoy Ambisyoso

Charlotte said...

Hi Janette, thanks for dropping by at my multiply page. I've been spreading this campaign, which is really great! I've been reading other entries too and took me awhile to post my own. Anyway, hope my entry qualifies. Here's the link:

http://caramelcurlz.multiply.com/journal/item/116/They_Are_Filipinas_Too

Arbet said...

Hi, Mam Janette, here is my work in progress:

http://awbholdings.com/blog/?p=422

april said...

Mam Janette I'm just an amateur writer and I just want to share my piece for your brilliant campaign for Filipina. And it’s a good campaign to change the image of Filipina throughout the world that Filipina is not just an ordinary people whom can abuse by anyone.

Here's my entry site and i hope it can impart something:

http://vitadipolychromatic.multiply.com/journal/item/43/My_share_for_Filipino_Writing_Project

Thanks!

Ria Jose said...

Hi Janette, I have an entry: Maria "Ria" A. Jose is a Filipina.

Good luck to all participants. I hope we all achieve the contest's goal. :D

-Ria Jose

C5 said...

Finally I was able to peep. I will join. I'm just experiencing a writer's block at the moment. More power to your adventure! :)

C5 said...

Finally, my official entry: The Ideal Filipina In The Heart And Mind of A Filipina.

Thanks for the opportunity!

C5 said...

I've edited the title of my entry: The Ideal Filipina In The Heart And Mind of A Filipina (Not A Mere Dating Or Sex Object).

Thanks.

marhgil said...

Hi Ms. Janette, here is my official entry: http://www.macuha.com/2007/08/poetry/filipina/

alta said...

Is this contest open for bloggers with Blogger account? I really want to join this but my domain is at multiply.com, and one more thing, Is it a must to have the word "Filipina" on my entry title?

...just askin... :-)

janettetoral.com said...

Thanks everyone for your entry.

@Alta - Yes you can use your Multiply to create an entry for this writing project. I hope you can join. Thank you.

reyian said...

Hi Ms. Janette Toral,

Here is my entry.

Different Faces of A Filipina

http://reyian.blogspot.com/2007/08/different-faces-of-filipina.html

よろしく御願いします。


Rey Ian P. Corpuz
http://reyian.blogspot.com

Nika Catbagan said...

Hi Ms. Janette. :)

Here po yun link for my official entry.

Are you just a Filipina?

Thanks po.

Anonymous said...

Sulit Community is in full support for this initiative. Although we will not join this contest, we will incorporate the same initiative in our Raffle Contest this September.

Discussion regarding this in Sulit Community:
http://www.sulit.com.ph/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2654

Amy said...

I am a new blogger and had chanced upon a comment that leads me here...

I want to join this project, will try to submit my entry in two weeks...

goodluck to all the Filipinas

!~eLay~! said...

hello mam janette! here's my entry po... Ako si Elay, Nagbibigay Pugay.

http://simplyelay.blogspot.com

Maraming salamat po and keep up the good initiative!!

Power up Pinay!

Aileen Apolo said...

Here's my entry :)

http://aileenapolo.blogspot.com/2007/09/filipina-since-birth.html

gwen said...

pahabol! :D
http://thegrapebunch.com/?p=349

Andrew said...

Here's my entry Janette! http://www.alleba.com/blog/2007/09/12/spotlight-filipina-bloggers/

AGLOCO-PHILIPPINES said...

Hi Mam Janette,
this is not my entry but my way of support to our noble cause
AGLOCO-PHILIPPINES supports Filipina

Mabuhay!

PINOY said...

# I will pick three entries in random (raffle) who will get one hundred dollars (US$100) each.
# DigitalFilipino.com Club members most-liked three entries will get one hundred dollars (US$100) each.
# Sponsors' most-liked entry will get one hundred dollars (US$100). Entries who have cited the sponsors are entitled to compete for this prize.
# Entries that will appear the highest in Google, Yahoo, and MSN search engine results will get one hundred dollars (US$100) each. (Here's a guide that you can use to achieve this.)


Medyo hindi po malinaw sa kin kung paano nyo pipiliin ang mananalo. Random winners lang po ba or will you judge it according to its creativity.

pasensya na po.

janettetoral.com said...

@pinoy - there are three winnners that will be picked by club members and one by sponsors that shall be assessed according to how the entries were made. (thus - most liked)

SexyMom said...

hi, Janette

my entry to this worthwhile writing contest

http://dine.racoma.com.ph/thoughts/looking-beyond-the-heart-of-a-filipina/

cheerio,

Sexy Mom

shaz.manila said...

Hi Janette,

I would like to join you in this writing project. Thank you. My entry is at:

http://shazmore.blogspot.com/

Aiza said...

Here's my entry to the campaign. http://aizadgreat.com/?p=110

I'm not hoping to win but I certainly do hope it'll help change the way filipina's will be viewed online.

...eLay... said...

hello mam janette, nagkaron kasi ako ng sariling domain, pwede po maupdate ung link sa entry ko na "Ako po si Elay, Nagbibigay Pugay."

http://www.simplyelay.com/?p=100

piropos said...

Hi Janette,
Here is the link to my contribution to this worthy project:
http://ruralpinoybiker.com/2007/10/09/biking-moves-these-filipinas/
I hope this helps in the realization of your goals.

andianka/jadiebrat said...

mam janette! sorry for the late contribution.. here it is, finally!

http://waitwhosaidthat.blogspot.com/2007/10/filipina-tres-marias.html

Curious_tan said...

I am very pleased to join this contest and this is my entry.

Good luck to everyone! Waiting for your comments. Best Regards.

filipina gigs said...

Powering Filipina against malicious treatment and being degraded by other arrogant race.

I support Filipina keyword campaign.

Pinay said...

Hi Ms. Janet, I don't think that you've receive my entry because it's not yet on the Week 9 but I submitted two days ago :D Anyways probably our connection craps again.

Well here's my entry again as well as the audio version :D http://www.techno-sisters.net/starsapphire04/?p=78

Allen said...

Can this be counted as an entry? hehe

http://silkenhut.com/blog/2007/10/23/quest-for-search-engine-visibility-for-the-keyword-filipina/

Pinay said...

Good Day Ms. Janet. My apology because I didn't informed you regarding my recent permalinks.

Here's my real entry which is posted in my personal blog http://www.techno-sisters.net/starsapphire04/2007/10/18/googling-pinay-as-suggested/

Thanks again Ms. Janet sorry for inconvenience.

April said...

Ms. Janette, I'll just post my link here too, hehe.

http://memoriesarenice.wordpress.com/2007/11/03/filipina/

Thanks.

Micaela said...

Hi Tita Janette! Here's my entry na po. will edit it as soon as i return to Dagupan :)

http://micamyx.i.ph/blogs/micamyx/2007/11/02/the-different-personas-of-a-filipina/

Cheers!
Micamyx

clbd said...

hi janette,

I joined your contest,
http://postprayer-clbd.blogspot.com/2007/11/prayer-for-filipina.html

Tnx.
postprayer-clbd.blogspot.com

ApplesH said...

Hi Janette! Here is my entry
http://apples-pie.com/blog/2007/11/04/a-filipina-in-society/.

Edong said...

Mam Janet,

saludo ako sa proyektong ito na inyong isinasakatuparan, ipagpatuloy po ninyo ang inyong mabuting hangarin para sa mga kababayan nating Pinay.

mabuhay po kayo... ito po ang aking munting naihandog para dito.

http://inversetutuldok.blogspot.com/2007/11/si-aling-epang.html

khym said...

I'm Ada's friend, I joined this to experience the success of this writing project about Filipina.

khym00.multiply.com/journal/item/2/Filipina_Nurse

iya said...

My entry :) I'm new blogger

http://machintosh46.multiply.com/journal/item/1/Traits_of_a_Filipina

sheena said...

To regain again my update blog, here's my fresh entry :)

http://www.techno-sisters.net/xsabrina/?p=63

Maya said...

hi janet,

what a novel way of promoting the Filipina image. i am a newbie so am not sure if the link to that specific post in my blog has been done correctly. http://mayaflaminda.blogspot.com/2007/11/macho-i-love-yous_6018.html

thank you.

Jovi said...

Hi Miss Janet! I would like to commend you for spearheading this worthwhile project...

Here's my entry...

http://jovi2hottie.wordpress.com/2007/11/13/portrait-of-the-strong-filipina/

Thanks!

JOVI

Robert said...

hello Mam Janet,

Pwede po ba isali itong Blog ko,

http://tulaatkwento.blogspot.com/

sweetlee said...

Hi Ms. Janet,

I have posted my entry today at http://www.sweetleefoodventures.blogspot.com

good luck...

janettetoral.com said...

@everyone- thanks for submitting your entries. Kindly note that the deadline is on November 24.

@robert - i left a comment at your blog. Please edit your blog post and provide a link to the writing project in order for your entry to qualify.

Tonyo said...

Hi Ma'am Janette!

Please visit my entry at http://tonyocruz.com/?p=440

Thanks,
Tonyo Cruz

Baklang AJ said...

Here's my Entry:

http://baklaako.com/2007/11/18/hot-filipina
(Video version included) :) See you on the 28th!

mae said...

hello janette,

this is a post i've written on october 10- does that still count? i only stumbled on your blog now... :-)

i will update my links there too to add more filipina websites.

http://sinigang-dmeemai.blogspot.com/2007
/10/filipina-ako-i-am-filipina.html

thank you and mabuhay!

Aiza said...

I have a new entry posted at my site! I love writing for this cause.

inanglaya said...

hello sa lahat ng mga Filipina jan,, well im interested to join,this is my blog,
sana makatulong! naimbag nga aldaw kada kayo amin!
http://inanglaya.blogspot.com/

inanglaya said...

Ms jan, i read your comment sa blog ko the problem is that am just new with this alam mo na mejo di pa po familiar, i understand that u want me to edit my blog post and add a link to this site can u please add me up to ur ym the id id kati_0208@yahoo.com or email me at kat.villa@mabeyph.com i know its too much, kasi nabasa ko lang sa isang email ng frend kong writer tong act. na to and am very interested actually i just made my blog the monet i read about this i really like the idea and purpose ,, btw i am involved in a cause oriented group kaya super ok sa akin ito,, thanks po and hoping for ur consideration

inanglaya said...

ms jan here`s my entry
http://inanglaya.blogspot.com/2007/11/sarado-na-ang-mga-karinderyang-filipna.html

Ang Lolo Niyo said...

Hi tita, narito po ang aking entry: http://angloloniyo.blogspot.com/2007/09/sing-kwenta.html

Kiko said...

This is my entry:
http://fdelatonga.multiply.com/journal/item/1/babae_sa_pag-unlad_at_pagbabago

sheng said...

this is my entry
http://wwwshenggahcom.blogspot.com/2007/11/ang-nanay-ko.html

Ederic said...

Just finished my entry po. :)

JM said...

Here's my entry po: =)

http://jmtuazon.tinig.com/2007/11/23/adobong-pinay/

lucette08 said...

attached here my entry for the Filipina Writing Project. hope everybody likes it. Basahin nyo lang... kahit 'di manalo okey lang basta naipagmalaki ko ang aking INA sa buong mundo! salamat sa pagkakataon mam janette!

http://lucette08.multiply.com/journal/item/1/Ina_ko_ay_isang_magiting_na_Filipina

JOVALs said...

Hi!

Check-out my new blog on the Filipina:
http://jojo-ecommerce.blogspot.com/

Lady in Red said...

Hi. I already posted an entry. You may view it at:

http://heels-and-skirts.blogspot.com/2007/11/proudly-pinay-filipina-who-strut-on-her.html

Mabihay ang Pinay!

kaye said...

here is my piece...

http://kayefree.multiply.com/journal/item/1/A_FILIPINA_WOMEN_IS........................

Chel said...

hi po, gumawa rin po ako ng entry...

http://cheljoyce02.blogspot.com/2007/11/story-of-young-filipina-woman-fighter.html

joan_pinon said...

Hi Janette! Here is my entry. http://joansweetie.blogspot.com/2007/11/filipina-superwoman.html

eiris said...

hi there, here's my entry for the project :)

http://cutemavourneen.blogs.friendster.com/my_passion/2007/11/two_popular_and.html

Mabuhay Filipina!

phaelun said...

Hi po.. here's my entry..


FILIPINA AS OTHER

bluegrey said...

hi! 'Tis a great project. Compelling enough to share my piece: Superiority of Women in the Philippine Society

God bless! More power!

Maraming Salamat po...

CokskiBlue said...

Here's my entry. :) http://thisiscoy.net/2007/11/24/the-funniest-filipina-vloggers/

Coy
http://ThisIsCoy.Net

Geb said...

Hi Janette, here is my entry finally,


Filipina Power at From the Heart and Mind by Geb