Cebu Blogging Community Holds Members' Orientation

The largest and most active community of bloggers in the Visayas and Mindanao, Cebu Blogging Community, just held it's first ever members' orientation on 24 October 2015 at the Global Hub Serviced Offices at the 12th floor of the Keppel Building, Cebu Business Park, Cebu City.

(Photo courtesy of Ashley Uy)

Membership Orientation

Two (2) recently accepted members attended the CBC members' orientation along with seventeen (17) old members. The new members were Ian Limpango of Freedom Wall and Ryan "Ryze" Gerente of Your Practical Guide to Financial Success. Also present were CBC Council of Leads permanent members Bjornson Bernales of Bjorn Bernales and Bjorn Cebuano, Ruben Licera Jr. of Ruben Licera, Jhanis Vincentte Villadolid of Vanilla Housewife and Cebu Gazette, and Channel Marie "Shanky" Imperial of Channel Marie. Recently appointed Lead Representatives present were travel bloggers representative Thaddeau "Thadz" Engaling II, food bloggers representative Carlo Andrew "Caloy" Olano, fashion bloggers representative Katherine Annika Cutar, lifestyle bloggers representative Romeo Nicolas Bonsocan, photography bloggers representative Meliton John "Emjae" Argallon, and technology and business bloggers representative Cesar Ian Fuentes. Other CBC members present were Jazmine Llaguno of Cebu Spa Wellness, Camille Marie Marcon of Wander Woman Wonders, Sheila Ang of Balot's Chatter, Johanna Frejoles of Laagan Nga Bata, Fernan Salibongcogon of YABE Portal, Ram Kuizon of Master Ryo, and Ashley Uy of Suwhat.

The highlight of the CBC members' orientation was a brief learning session facilitated by digital marketing guru Ruben Licera Jr. The brief session was indeed full of insights that bloggers can refer to as they advance in their blogging careers.

Introduction of CBC Council of Leads

The recently appointed Lead Representatives were introduced during the CBC members' orientation. Lead Representatives are temporary members of the CBC Council of Leads with an initial tenure of one (1) year. They will represent bloggers in a specific niche. The representations were Thaddeau "Thadz" Engaling II of Wonderful Cebu and Around the Philippines for the travel niche, Carlo Andrew "Caloy" Olano of Kalami Cebu and Why Cebu for the food niche, Meliton John "Emjae" Argallon of Emjae Fotos for the photography niche, Katherine Anne Cutar of Nested Thoughts for the fashion niche, Romeo Nicolas Bonsocan of Zuprome for the lifestyle niche, Rose Angelie LapiƱa of Mommy Wanders for the mommy niche, and Cesar Ian Fuentes of Pinoy Metro Geek for the technology and business niche.