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YOUTUBE CREATOR DAY MANILA

How to make your YouTube Channel successful

 

 During the recently held YouTube Creator Day in Manila, Enrique CuUnjieng, Partner Manager for Philippines, Australia, and New Zealand shared ten basic fundamentals on how to make your YouTube Channel grow exponentially and successful. Just here in the Philippines, over 55% of YouTube’s watch time is in mobile with over 80 channels with over 100,000 subscribers, and 5 channels with over 1 million subscribers. Here are the ten fundamentals related by Enrique that can help you grow your YouTube Channel and how to take car of your audience. Be discoverable Be accessible Be shareable Collaborative Targeted Conversational Interactive Consistent Sustainable […]

YOUTUBE LOUNGE GREENBELT MAKATI

Meet your idols at the YouTube Lounge in select Ayala Mall locations

 

 Meet your favorite YouTube creators when you visit that newly installed YouTube Lounge sponsored by Ayala Malls in key locations in Metro Manila. Catch your idols like Janina Vela and Wil Dasovich (Oct. 8) at the UP Town Center; Team Kramer at TriNoma (Oct. 15); beauty bloggers Kristine Roces, Say Tioco, and Clara Benin at Glorietta (Oct. 29); erwan Heussaff, Mikey Bustos, and Chris Cantada at Greenbelt (Nov. 12); Lloyd Cadena, Anne Clutz, and Boogieboy at Market! Market! (Nov. 26); and lastly, Bogart the Explorer, Ralph Jay, and Joyce Sola at Alabang Town Center (December 10). “Filipinos watch videos at […]

GOOGLE WEB RANGERS WORKSHOP

Webrangers learn from Digital Storytellers

 

 Together with invited social media influencers and digital storytellers, Google Philippines held a one-day Webrangers workshop for students last September 17 at Green Sun Hotel in Makati. Guest speakers like Jako de Leon of paperbug shared insights on how to be a successful online influencers. For Jako, who produces YouTube videos for Bogart the Explorer, creating content online is more flexible as it can target a large pie of the demographics. It’s relatively inexpensive and can be instantly shared using social media networks. The main goal of Webrangers campaign is to encourage young students age 14-20 years old to know […]

SMART UNBOX

Smart unboxes giga loads of surprises and latest offerings on MVP’s 70th birthday celebration

 

 Every person at the Bonifacio Ballroom hallway of the newly opened Shangri-La The Fort were all curious to know what Smart was going to unveil as for the title of the event was ‘Smart Unbox’ presentation. The people knew it was Manny V. Pangilinan’s, who is better known in the business and telco world as MVP, 70th birthday. And they were eager to make the first greet. The secret to MVP’s rise to success maybe his no absence from work and in this case, important event that will make Smart more aggressive in its industry. As soon as people got […]

Cinemansanas awards filmmakers who uses Apple devices in shooting short films

 

 “Cinemansanas Awards”, a certain award given to filmmakers who accepted the challenge of making a short film only using Apple devices which was presented just last May 12 in the Power Mac Center Spotlight- Circuit Makati. Cinemansanas is a Pixelworx competition currently on its second installment that aims to show the talent and resourcefulness of Filipino artists. Before the awardings went on, selected films were shown and I enjoyed watching the short films while at the same time wondering how the effects were done and such. The answers lie in iMovie, GarageBand and Final Cut Pro X. They’re programs with […]

KWENTONG JOLLIBEE

New heartwarming Jollibee ads featuring long-lasting love debut this Valentine’s Day

 

 The audience weren’t prepared when they sat in front of the big screen during the exclusive preview of the new Jollibee ads last Friday night at My Cinema in Greenbelt Cinema 3. The atmosphere was full of jolly people enjoying their popcorn and soda as they all awaited for the lights to go out and the film starts to roll. Film, because these four new Jollibee ads were produced in a short story manner, not the usual ads for a TV commercial. Four Jollibee ads titled Kwentong Jollibee, Jabee, Almusal, and Tagpuan were simultaneously played one after the other and during […]

KATA T4 TABLET REVIEW

Kata T4 review and why we believe it’s an ideal tablet for media entertainment

 

 We’ve just read on Kata Philippines‘ Facebook that the recently launched Kata T4 is already sold-out. That’s great to hear for a product that has been introduced early this November. The flagship tablet is the newest device that Kata brought in the market thriving with the latest innovation for their consumer. Let’s not forget that back in 2014, Kata released Fish Tab 3 that resembled (for the lack of word) the iPad mini with it’s 7.9-inch display offering a fair breather on the much expensive tablet in the market. For PhP 7,995, it was a good buy. While being the […]

FEAR THE WALKING DEAD: FLIGHT 462

Watch: New 10 things you did not know about The Walking Dead

 

 Only 5 days to go and we will be seeing The Walking Dead Season 6 premiering this October 11. In relation to that, Fear The Walking Dead just concluded its 6-episode run of Season 1 with the family of Travis Manawa leaving L.A. and onto the Pacific. Also, AMC has debuted online the Fear The Walking Dead: Flight 462 just right after the season finale of the show. Flight 462 is a 16-part webseries which will be available online and on every commercial break of The Walking Dead Season 6. Flight 462’s remaining webisodes will have a minute or less than in length. And […]

KATA BOX

REVIEW: KATA Box bringing limitless entertainment possibilities

 

 Kata has just launch its newest Kata Box that puts your television to the next level, turning your regular TV into a smart TV, with just an HDMI cable and your good to go. The Kata Box lets you surf through the internet, stream contents online, play games and use smartphone apps all directly to your TV. Kata box specs Android 4.4 kitkat Amlogic S805 Quad core 1.5GHz Mali-450 ( Internal storage ) 1GB RAM / 8GB ROM Micro SD slot WIFI / LAN 2 USB type A port 1 HDMI port AV output Kata Box can also read all kinds of […]

THE ALDUB SONG BY ANTONIO DUO AND KEIKO NECESARIO

Original and catchy love song take on AlDub fever uploads on YouTube

 

 It cannot be denied that social media has a great part in making the AlDub phenomenon a success and it has been attributed by the people behind it. The major catapult is the right timing, perfect combination, masa-appeal, and spontaneous act, whereas even the Eat Bulaga hosts don’t know what will happen next in the afternoon Kalye Serye. Social media has been kind to people who want to share their talents and passion. In this case, YouTubers The Antonio Duo showcased their original composition ‘The AlDub Song‘ as it fits to the widely hit saga of actor Alden Richards and newcomer Maine […]

GOOGLE CROWDSOURCED OFWS 'MISS KO NA' SONG

Google’s crowdsourced ‘Miss Ko Na’ debuts with live performances by Sponge Cola, Itchyworms, Kjwan, and Ebe Dancel

 

 The crowdsourced OFW song ‘Miss Ko Na‘ was finally launched and debuted with powerhouse performances by Sponge Cola, Itchyworms, Kjwan, and Ebe Dancel – minus the live appearance of YouTube sensation Mikey Bustos at KPub BBQ in BGC last Tuesday, September 1. The artists worked together to put melody and structure to the answers to Google’s question “Anong namimiss mo sa Pilipinas?” (“What do you miss most in the Philippines?”) Google asked for submissions from OFWs using Google Forms and on their social media accounts using the hashtag #GoogleMissKoNa, which were then used as lyrics to the song. The “Miss Ko Na” music video is […]

VANNESS WU #LIVEINLEVISPH EVENT

Watch (Video)! #LiveInLevisPH Asian Superstar Vanness Wu described his Pinoy fans in 3 words

 

 Celebrating every woman’s greatness and achievement through the years in different fields, Levi’s launched the Women’s Denim Collection for Fall 2015 on July 31, 2015 at Valkyrie Nightclub. Asian Superstar Vanness Wu gave an unforgettable performance, which was Levi’s way of thanking all the Levi’s female style seeker fans for patronizing the brand for years. In 3 words, Vanness Wu described his Pinoy fans as Ma Gun Da (maganda/beautiful), Ma Za Rap (masarap/sweet), and Ma Hal Ko Ka Yo (Mahal ko kayo/I love you all) at the #LiveInLevisPH event. Watch video below. Viewed 53554 times by 5850 viewers ADMINJuan Manila […]

A-Z most memorable moments from YouTube.

YouTube celebrates 10th year bringing back most memorable moments on their site

 

 As YouTube, popular free video-sharing website, turns 10 this month, be ready to see ultimate throwback of the most unforgettable videos on the the platform–trends, new stats and must-see videos from the last decade, on the YouTube trends blog. For the past 10 years, the site has been the very famous in terms of online video needs. Now, Youtube will continue the celebration through things that will make the netizens happy. Here are those: A to Z Yoodle  – A 10th birthday takeover of the YouTube logo on the YouTube homepage. What’s a Yoodle? It’s a fun themed doodle that […]

15 MINUTES OF FAME: The Lip Sync Battle

Smart enhances mobile entertainment services with affordable video data bundles

 

 Planning to further enhance the mobile entertainment experience among Filipinos, wireless services leader Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), developed “sachet bundles”, making video streaming more affordable and accessible to Smart subscribers, announced last May 8, at Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City “Smart is thrilled to make online video content more affordable and accessible to Filipinos, who are avid viewers of YouTube’s trending music videos, viral clips, and online sensations,” according to Michele Curran, Smart’s First Vice President and Head for Data Services. Smart’s latest service innovation, the ‘new video data bundles’, offers more affordable deal to enjoy YouTube videos, Dailymotion, Vimeo, Skype […]

JFF 2015 GROUPSHOT. The fun shoot after the race held at Coco grove beach resort in Siquijor Island.

What makes you the team to beat in this year’s Cebu Pacific Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge?

 

 If you know the answer to that question, hurry up and upload your video entries to this year’s biggest and most exciting travel adventure for college students. You still have until tomorrow, May 2, to submit your entries to make it to the 5 team finalists who will join the travel adventure contest from Cebu Pacific and be mentored by 5 well-known celebrities who also have the passion in traveling. Meet DJ Joyce Pring, actress/TV host Iya Villania-Arellano, musician/HALE vocalist Champ Lui Pio, travel writer Jude Bacalso, and YouTube sensation Bogart the Explorer as they will be this year’s Cebu Pacific […]

Team #2. The Red Team with Chef Bogart during the cooking competition.

Google Café Cook-off tests Google Products and Apps’ efficiency

 

 By using its applications and products as a reference, Google’s effectiveness has been tested as it powers the Google Café Cook-off held last April 23 at Center for Culinary Arts, Quezon City It aims to challenge participants’ technical skills through using Google Apps in the cooking competition. There are three groups with 6 members and each of them was teamed with two Culinary Arts students, guests from media, and three YouTube Chefs, namely, Chef Erwan Heussaff, Chef Bogart, and Chef Chris. Culinary students acted as sous chefs checking on if the ingredients and measurements were right, while the media guest […]

BEN ASKREN VS LUIS SANTOS ONE: VALOR OF CHAMPIONS MAIN MATCH IN MALL OF ASIA ARENA.

‘No Contest’ ruled out between Askren vs Santos One: Valor of Champions fight

 

 The fight match between MMA (mixed martial arts) fighters Ben Askren and Luis Santos abruptly ended when the Brazilian got thumb poked in the left eye during the first round of the main match of One: Valor of Champions in Pasay City, last Friday night. Down to 2 minutes already when the American Askren already got back after receiving blows from Santos, the referee stopped the fight to ask Luis if he will continue to fight and he said ‘no.’ Askren mentioned in the after-fight interview that he came all the way crossing around the globe just to have a fight […]

SUPERHERO FIGHT CLUB. THE FLASH AND ARROW SEASON FINAL EPISODES.

CW releases Arrow and The Flash fan exclusive trailer “Superhero Fight Club”

 

 Have you seen this yet? If not, you better watch this now. CW releases the Arrow and The Flash fan exclusive trailer called Superhero Fight Club to announce the respective Final Episodes of the two hit shows! The fan exclusive trailer seems almost like a real episode but unfortunately, it’s not. We would love to see this fight club scene if it were just as real part of the shows. It’s that part where Reverse Flash came in and Firestorm disrupted the fight that really highlighted the trailer. Always remember, the club has only one rule: There are NO RULES! […]

ISANG SULYAP CAMELLA AD.

Faithful dog plays ‘Cupid’ in this new Camella ad

 

 Have you seen the latest Camella ad? It shows two kids who seem to be starting to have that thing called ‘puppy love’ and what better to described it is by showing a faithful dog, named Max acting as their ‘Cupid’. It’s cute! Just in time for Valentine’s Day, maybe? Isang Sulyap The story starts with a wedding, a little boy acting as one of the priest’s helpers spots a little girl sitting in the pew. He smiles while looking at her, uttering the words “I do” beneath his breath while continuously gazing towards her direction. The scene changes and this […]

WATCH VIDEO. Ellen Adarna's banned coffee TV commercial.

Aside from Ellen Adarna’s leaked nude Esquire photos, can you tell us why her coffee TVC got banned?

 

 We know it’s sexy (we’re referring to the coffee TV commercial) and we are also in the loop to not to know that Ellen Adarna is perhaps one of the sexiest women in Philippines showbiz today – that is why she gets left and right projects and assignments where she got to bare some skin. Oh! Did you see her last night at Bench’s #NakedTruth? And how about her recent scandal that rocked the online community, her leaked nude Esquire photos? What can you say about it? But what about Ellen‘s banned coffee TVC? Do you think it deserves to […]

PETRA MAHALIMUYAK DANCES YOUR PAIN AWAY. Petra Mahalimuyak dances your pain away Para #LagingGoodVibes the Dolfenal way!

WATCH VIDEO! How to dance your pain away by Petra Mahalimuyak the Dolfenal #LagingGoodVibes way!

 

 Once in a while, we all get to experience and suffer from a bad day. It’s not just from the very cliche ‘bad hair day’ that attacks one’s fine day. All it takes is pain caused by migraine, toothache, and especially for women – dysmenorrhea. Oh! How awful can it get? Now let Ashley Rivera a.k.a. Petra Mahlimuyak tickle your pain away and shows you how to dance while in pain – the Dolfenal #LagingGoodVibes way! Enjoy! Dolfenal 250 mg tablet is available for only Php 12/capsule through leading drugstores nationwide. You can also ask your doctor about it. Uminom ng Dolfenal para #LagingGoodVibes. Watch blogger […]

TAISHO RAMEN & TEPPANYAKI HOUSE. Located at Skygarden, SM North EDSA.

Taisho Ramen celebrates one year, thanks loyal customers with a 3-day anniversary promo

 

 Taisho Ramen & Teppanyaki House located at the Skygarden, SM North EDSA is celebrating its first year anniversary and to thank their loyal customers, they are having a 3-day anniversary treat – 50% discount on all ramen orders from September 8-10, 2014. Taisho Ramen, a Master Taisho Global Corporation family owned business founded by Mariane R. Isono, opened on September 2013 and gained a following according to Pinky Hubilla, Manager, during our visit two days ago through the invitation of Baranggay LSFM 97.1 radio jock, Papa Dudut. We were surprised to see one of our favorite child actress on television, Angel Sayaka […]

DADS. World's Other Toughest Job applications #UpForWhatever.

World’s Other Toughest Job applications #UpForWhatever

 

 A few days back we have been touched with the Card Store video “World’s Toughest Job – #worldstoughestjob” uploaded 5 days ago on YouTube. Who wouldn’t shed that tears when you found out who gets that world’s toughest jobs? It already has 13,279,129 views. We love you, moms! Watch it there. But wait! Hey! Did you know that there is also world’s other toughest jobs? Eh? Would you be man enough to apply to be the “Director of Whatever?” You better prepare your outdated pop culture references. Inspired by the “World’s Toughest Job” viral video, Bud Light – yes, the […]

MISS UNIVERSE PHILIPPINES 2014. North Cotabato beauty Mary Jean Lastimosa is Binibining Pilipinas. Image from Binibining Pilipinas website.

North Cotabato beauty Mary Jean Lastimosa is Binibining Pilipinas – Miss Universe Philippines 2014

 

 From the Q & A portion reigning Miss Universe 2013 Beauty Queen Gabriela Isler asks: “What is the greatest advantage of being a woman?” North Cotabato beauty Mary Jean Lastimosa‘s answer : “The greatest advantage of being a woman is being able to compose herself. Just like here, we’re standing in front of thousands of people, not knowing if you’re going to cheer for us or boo us. But we try to compose ourselves. We keep the emotions and show the beauty that is in us and tonight thousands of people are standing here, celebrating the beauty of women.” (RELATED: Relive the […]