The Top 10 Emerging Influential Blogs for 2012 Writing Project is now on its 6th years. It was created to seek new blogs but already made an impact to its readers.
“These are blogs that started anytime from June 1, 2011 to the present. These blogs are gradually gaining a considerable amount of readership, following, influence and fascinating the reader in various ways. The bloggers behind them established the blog for various reasons such as expression of thoughts, sharing of knowledge and insight, building a movement, events reporting or coverage, and some for profit.”
Based on the criteria's mentioned, the top 10 Emerging Influential Blogs for 2012 are:
1. The Purple Doll
When it comes to restaurant and food review, nothing beats Purple Doll. The blog posts are informative, entertaining and honest. With well-written restaurant reviews and attractive food photos, The Purple Doll aims not only to serve as a guide of where to eat and what to order, but to also let readers be part of Sumi's foodie escapades
2. Vivi’s Random Ramblings
One of the best travel and photography blog owned by a well traveled young lady who writes about her adventures from Asia, Middle East and Europe. She inspired a lot of people through her travel experiences and superb photographs of the places she visited.
What makes this travel blog unique, influential and different from all other travel blogs in the Philippines is its being Nationalistic. Nanardxz, created the blog not only for his love to his beloved home province but also to help his fellow Filipinos to know that South Cotabato is rich with Cultural Heritage, has lots of fantastic tourist attractions to offer and is one of the best place to live in the Philippines.
4.The Official Website of Stef dela Cruz – Doctor, Blogger, Writer
We all talk about quality content and well written blog, check this site out. Dr.Stef, writes about her experiences as a doctor. The website also features health articles and updates on important health issues, such as obesity and cancer. She also throws in useful tips on writing and blogging. Here, she lays down the cards about the politics of medicine and blogging.
5. Hefty Foodie
A blog of a foodie at heart that enjoys munching on good food more than anything else. The blogger has been doing food trips on a regular basis and share his dining experiences and great photos of the food. The blog post was made really simple for easy comprehension.
6. I am Vince Crispaul
I consider this blog as influential especially for mommy with children because the blog is more on kids educational toys, activities,achievements and health . The blog author also keeps the readers updated with her kids musings and milestone in life.
7. Sining Factory
Sining Factory is Philippine Blog Awards, Best Culture and Arts Blog for 2011. The purpose of the blog is to share the authors acting and musical talent in theater and most of all his skill and imagination in the creation of crafts out of old and used materials that can be found in the house and make it into an extra ordinary piece of Art.
8. The Urban Walker
The Urban Walker is inspired by its author's professional inclination and practice, that is urban and regional planning with major on transportation. With all the buzzes and pressing issues that we face in the metropolis pertaining to traffic congestion, environmental issues, transport policy and governance as a whole, The Urban Walker has the greatest potential to become much more influential in terms of engaging us with its crucial takes on our urban states and affairs. Web presence wise, the blog started sometime in October last year (2011) and it has been gaining followers. With roughly 8-months of presence in the web and around 40 blog posts, it has gotten about 700 Facebook followers already
Palagutom is not the usual food blog because it mixes humor, travel and food in one. If features the cheap food and cheap restaurants to different destinations in the Philippines.
It features food that are less than 100 pesos in amount. Palagutom Boy (the author) believes that you should not spend much just to taste your favorite food if you can have them cheap.
10. Filipino Bloggers Worldwide
Filipino Bloggers Worldwide (FBW) started as a Facebook group on November 1, 2011. The group aims to build camaraderie among fellow bloggers around the globe and help members on opportunities to make money online, increase and build traffic, gain followers, share experiences and many more.
As the name implies, the purpose of the group is to unite all the Filipino Bloggers around the world, and be friends with one another no matter how far we are from each other.
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