News and developments in the community.

Monday, November 27, 2006

December 9: Google AdSense and AdWords Hands-On Tutorial

To all SME and Corporate members of the Club, we shall be having a Google AdSense and Google AdWords hands-on tutorial session this December 9, Saturday, from 9 am to 12 noon. This will be held at Alfox Internet Cafe (beside Chowking), Kamuning Road, corner Edsa, Quezon City.

Topics include:

1. Generating online income through Google AdSense
2. Adding Google AdSense in your blog and website
3. Improving Google AdSense revenue performance
4. Marketing your website through Google AdWords
5. Setting up a Google AdWords account
6. Creating a Google AdWords advertising campaign
7. Monitoring and calibrating your Google AdWords advertising campaign

SME members can send 2 representatives while Corporate members can send 3 representatives. Please confirm for food count purposes and for the preparation of a US$50 Google AdWords voucher for use in the training.

Interested non-members and individual members are requested to sign up as a SME or Corporate member prior to December 9 and confirm attendance for food count purposes.

We hope you can join. Thank you.

Friday, November 24, 2006

December 8: Web Marketing Forum / Christmas Party! Club invites you to a Web Marketing forum / Christmas Party this December 8, 2006 at AutoMall, Silver City, Ortigas Pasig City 4 pm. Map can be found at

Our sincerest thanks to, who is celebrating their 10th anniversary on this day, for accommodating us.

Here's the event agenda:

3:30 - 4:00 registration
4:00 - 4:10 Introduction (Janette Toral,
4:10 - 4:30 Web Marketing Introduction (Manuel Viloria)
4:30 - 4:50 Web Marketing Online (Aileen Apolo -
4:50 - 5:10 Web Marketing - Philippines Experience (Jonas Delos Reyes,
5:10 - 5:30 Web Marketing through Search Engine Optimization (Wilson Chua, Bitstop)
5:30 - 5:40 Web Marketing through Blogging (J. Angelo Racoma)
5:40 - 7:00 Networking / Raffle/ Christmas Gifts Exchange
7:00 - onwards Yehey's Kartada Diyes Party!

Club members are requested to confirm for raffle/gift count purposes. Please don't forget to bring raffle/gift items as well.

Lastly, don't forget to register also at Yehey's Kartada Diyes Party!

Yehey's Kartada Diyes Party! registered participants are welcome to attend the forum. Just advise us for seat count purposes.

Merry Christmas!

A success! - Women in Web, Wireless, and Outsourcing Roadshow!

Thank you for supporting our Women in Web, Wireless, and Outsourcing event last November 20 to 23. Handouts are now posted online. You can also view the photos taken in Cagayan De Oro, Davao, Cebu, and Manila.

Here are some blog / news coverage about the event too:

Saturday, November 11, 2006

Meeting Japanese executives

Thanks to our corporate member, Truly Asian through Chester Chi, I got the chance to mingle with some Japanese executives and brief them on the state of e-commerce in the country. During that meeting, Erick Kalugdan of and IP Ventures Group executives Enrique Gonzales and Steve Tsao were there too.

Mike Abundo has more info and photos taken on this.

Sunday, November 05, 2006

November 20-23: Women in Web, Wireless, and Outsourcing Club and Your One Stop Shopping Network invites you to a business forum session with Women in Web, Wireless, and Outsourcing this November 20 (Cagayan De Oro City), 21 (Davao City), 22 (Cebu), and 23 (Manila).

Topics and speakers are:

1:30 - 2:00 Putting up a Website and Selling Products Online (Abby Ongyanco - / Regina Bundang of

2:00 - 2:30 Outsourcing: What You Need to Know (Stephanie Caragos - Syntactics)

2:30 - 3:00 Making Online Payment Acceptance Fast, Simple, and Easy (Cannie May, Your One Stop Shopping Network)

3:00 - 3:30 BREAK

3:30 - 4:00 Marketing Your Website (Aileen Apolo - Google / Representative from

4:00 onwards Business Networking

Hosted by: Janette Toral ( Club)

This event is exclusive to Club members and by-invitation only (through the resource persons in this event).


November 20: Dynasty Court Hotel, Tiano Bros. St, Cagayan de Oro City
November 21: Ranchero Grill is at V Tionko St., Davao City (infront of Central Bank)
November 22: Raja Park Hotel, Fuente OsmeƱa, Cebu City
November 23: Racks Restaurant, El Pueblo, Julia Vargas Avenue cor. ADB Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City

Saturday, November 04, 2006

Thank you for attending the Website Marketing Hands-On Tutorial

Our Website Marketing Hands-on Tutorial was a success. The following club members attended the workshop:

We'll be having a blogging and AdSense Workshop to SME and Corporate members this December. Stay tuned!

Thanks to Abby for having our workshop in her Internet cafe place. Check out the event photos!

Wednesday, November 01, 2006 is here!

Club member Jonno Alcaro just announced the launched of their website -

The site aims to be a central directory for all Filipinos worldwide and be a place to find long lost family and friends (even those who owe you money)!

Check it out!