The DigitalFilipino Web Awards aims to advocate the use of Internet and e-Commerce for business development, through the identification, promotion, and highlighting of best e-Commerce practices from various websites in the Philippines.

Sunday, December 24, 2006

Nominate a site: Telecom / Value-Added Services Category

The Telecom / Value-Added Services category intends to spotlight on websites that focuses on mobile phone gadgets, accessories, voice over IP, telecom service, ring tones, or any other mobile or land-line phone related services.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Friday, December 22, 2006

Early bird entries

Thank you for taking a very proactive step in nominating websites at this early stage. This helps a lot in promoting and creating awareness. The nature of businesses done online continuously evolves!

Let's re-discover the web!

Nominate a site: Association / Organization Category

The Association / Organization category intends to spotlight on websites that focuses on trade associations, industry, or special interest or community groups.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Nominate a site: Tourism Category

The Tourism category intends to spotlight on websites that promotes tourism destinations. It includes tourism attractions, historical landmarks, travel activities, and informational tourism sites.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Services Category

The Services category intends to spotlight on websites that allows traditional offline activities to be done online. It includes agent or bot sites as well as those that facilitates finding of books (like virtual libraries), research materials, jobs, properties, among others

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Corporate / Professional Category

The Corporate / Professional category intends to spotlight on websites that serve as a portfolio or identity of a company, business, or professional individuals. It includes sites that promote products, services, or information about a company or professional individuals.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Monday, December 18, 2006

Nominate a site: Travel Category

The Travel category intends to spotlight on websites that provides travel related services. It includes online booking, travel agents, ticket sales, hotel bookings, car rental, vacation packages, travel tours, travel guides, travel writing, among others.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Social Networking Category

The Social Networking category intends to spotlight on websites that allows direct connection among individuals online. It includes friendship, business, dating, and matchmaking sites.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Real Estate Category

The Real Estate category intends to spotlight on websites that promotes commercial or residential real estate. It includes real estate agents, buildings, brokers, listings, among others.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Politics Category

The Politics category intends to spotlight on websites that promotes political information or personalities. It includes political candidate or campaign sites, political cause or action, among others.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Podcast Category

The Podcast category intends to spotlight on websites that promotes and/or distribute podcasts. It includes podcast information, individual or portal podcast sites, podcast how-to, among others.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Pharmaceuticals Category

The Pharmaceuticals category intends to spotlight on websites that promotes medicine or drug products. It includes medical treatment information as well.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Newspaper Category

The Newspaper category intends to spotlight on websites that promotes online edition of traditional offline newspapers.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Insurance Category

The Insurance category intends to spotlight on websites that promotes insurance products and services. It includes life, non-life, pre-need, business, or any other purposes.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Government Category

The Government category intends to spotlight on websites that provide information and related services on goverment matters. It includes those that enable citizens to file reports or submit forms online, issuance of approval or permits, and accept electronic payment.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Games Category

The Games category intends to spotlight on websites that promotes online gaming. It includes individual or multi-player games of various themes such as action, sports, fantasy, skill, among others.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Sunday, December 17, 2006

Nominate a site: Education Category

The Education category intends to spotlight on websites that promotes education services or curriculum or content for adults, children, teachers. It includes distance learning as well.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Events / Conferences Category

The Events/Conferences category intends to spotlight on websites that promotes a specific event or conference. This also includes fairs, festivals, sportsfest, tours, among others.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Jobs Category

The Jobs category intends to spotlight on websites that promotes job listings. It includes recruitment, career advice, headhunters, and job related information.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Community Category

The Community category intends to spotlight on websites that focuses on sites that has an active online community revolving around shared interest.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Blog - Personal Category

The Blog - Personal category intends to spotlight on blogs focusing on personal topics and experiences.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Blog - Professional Category

The Blog - Professional category intends to spotlight on blogs for and by professionals that focuses on topics such as technology, business, among others.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Consumer Banking / Bills Payment Category

The Consumer Banking/Bills Payment category intends to spotlight on websites that promotes consumer banking. It includes bills payment and various consumer banking services.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Beauty Category

The Beauty category intends to spotlight on websites that promotes beauty and cosmetic-related products. It includes hair and makeup products, skincare, whitening products, beauty treatments, beauty aids, tips, commentary or advise on beauty.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Automotive Category

The Automotive category intends to spotlight on websites that promotes the automotive sector. It can include auto makers, vehicle models, auto dealers, used cars, car parts or accessories, car culture or car customizing.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Shopping Portal/Auction Category

The Shopping Portal / Auction category intends to spotlight on websites that provide consumers online commerce and retail sales of mass merchandise. It can include sporting goods, housewares, baby items, gourmet food, books, toys, among others.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Food Category

The Food category intends to spotlight on websites that promotes or features content about food and beverage products. It can include snack foods, sweets, fresh and frozen food, steaks, seafood, sauces, seasoning, delicacies, coffee, salads, soft drinks, juices, energy drinks and water, including recipes or recommendations.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Home Furnishings Category

The Home Furnishings category intends to spotlight on websites that promote housewares and home furnishings. It can include furnitures like sofa, floor covering, designer fabric, silhouettes, cookware like coffee maker, among others.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Gifts Category

The Gifts category intends to spotlight on websites that sells gifts with personal touch, communicating to the needs of buyers and intended recipients. It can include flowers, jewelry, customizable merchandise, teddy bears, among other gifts.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Music / Movie / Film Category

The Music/Movie/Film category intends to spotlight on websites that distribute and/or promote music, film, and movies. It can include movie/film/music promotional sites, movie/film/music listening/watching experience, movie/film/music selling, movie/film/music events, movie/film/music how-to or educational, movie/film/music news, movie/film/music resource, movie/film/music magazines and archives.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Books Category

The Books category intends to spotlight on websites that promote books of any form. It can include book retailers, book reviewers, author or publisher sites, book events, sites that teach book writing and publishing or about books.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Computer/Consumer Electronics Category

The Computer / Consumer Electronics category intends to showcase on websites that promote computers and consumer electronics by making their site informative, easy to use, and fostering customer loyalty. It can include websites selling handheld devices, computers, personal digital assistants, televisions, car stereo, home audio/video equipment, home theater systems, video games, amont others.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Apparel / Fashion Category

The Apparel / Fashion category intends to showcase on websites that promote apparel, fashion, and accessories and help buyers decide. It can include websites selling clothes, designer promotion, footwear, fashion news, and fashion information.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Nominate a site: Art Category

The Art category intends to spotlight on websites that promote art of any medium. It can include art galleries, art auctions, art history, art culture, and art review/criticism.

Nominate a site now by posting a comment on or before February 18, 2007. It should include the following:

Website name:
Website url:
What makes this website outstanding?

Timeline

The following schedule shall be observed for the DigitalFilipino.com Web Awards:

December 17 to February 25: Nomination period
February 27 to March 7: First found of peer review
March 9 to 22: Second round of peer review
March 23: Announcement of winners - Philippine Schools Cyberfair
April 2007: DigitalFilipino Web Awards Winners Announcement

Saturday, December 16, 2006

Peer Review Judging Criteria

Peer Review is a very important part of the DigitalFilipino.com Web Awards. Club members must evaluate and submit reviews on entries (in categories that are assigned to them). The top 3 highest scoring entries in each category are submitted to the entire club membership for final evaluation.

For scoring purposes, entries are judged according to six criterias. Highest score is 10 per criteria.

  1. Theme
    - Entry fits the right category
  2. Content/Organization
    - Clear purpose
    - Target audience is clearly defined
    - Citation of sources, whenever used
    - Freshness
    - Originality
    - Accuracy of information
  3. Structure and navigation
    - Opening page
    - Content connection and transition
    - Writing and conventions
    - Ease of navigation
    - Link usefulness
  4. Design and functionality
    - Overall layout
    - Colors, background, text
  5. Technical performance
    - Page loading
    - Browser flexibility
    - Live links
  6. Interactivity
    - Audience involvement
    - Overall experience

Note that this juding criteria may be improved for further clarity and guidance for club members.

Introduction to DigitalFilipino.com Web Awards

The DigitalFilipino.com Web Awards in collaboration with the APEC Digital Opportunity (ADOC) Award program aims to advocate the use of Internet and e-Commerce for business development, through the identification, promotion, and highlighting of best e-Commerce practices from various websites in the Philippines.

Websites in over thirty categories will be reviewed and judged for their ability create a noticeable presence on the Internet – their ability to be seen and heard among all the noise and clutter of the Net. Commercial websites will also be reviewed for their ability to conduct e-Commerce in simple yet professional manner.

All entries are nominated by the public as well as from industry, and will be judged openly by members of the DigitalFilipino.com Club.

It is hoped that through the promotion of outstanding websites and peer review process while judging that other businesses as well as the public get a better understanding of the benefits of the Internet as well as the various ways in which e-Commerce can pay a vital part in business development.

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The DigitalFilipino.com Club is a community of e-commerce professionals and enthusiasts.

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Janette Toral is the site owner of DigitalFilipino.com. At her highest value, she delivers independent insights through research, education, training, e-learning, consulting, public speaking.

She is a Fascinate Certified Advisor, Certified ScrumMaster, and Certified Scrum Product Owner. 

She participated in the IVLP or International Visitors Leadership Program 2011 (individual program) sponsored by the U.S. Embassy. Featured as 1 of the 6 women innovator at the APEC Women and Economy Summit 2011, San Francisco, USA.

She got recognized as Champion of Philippine Internet and E-Commerce Hall of Fame Award given by Asian Institute of E-Commerce in 2010; Globe Tattoo Digital Elder Award 2009; E-Services E-Champion Awards 2008 - Policy and Legal Category by the Department of Trade and Industry / CITEM / Board of Investments; International Schools Cyberfair Ambassador Award 2004 and 2002 given by Global Schoolnet USA; World Summit for the Information Society (WSIS) Philippines Awards 2003 E-Learning Category for her E-Commerce Workshop Online.

Janette, as former technical consultant / executive director of the Congressional Oversight Committee for the E-Commerce Law, was instrumental for the creation of policies in the area of consumer protection (value added services, e-commerce, electronic banking), data privacy for the private sector, and acceptance of electronic payment in government. 

As founding president of the Philippine Internet Commerce Society, she was instrumental for the passage of the Y2K Law and E-Commerce Law. She retired in 2002. Other organizations she served as board member in the past were the Philippine Computer Emergency Response Team (PH-CERT) and Internet and Mobile Marketing Association of the Philippines (IMMAP).

She is a distinguished expert for the 2nd Expert Committee of APEC E-Commerce Business Alliance.

More info at http://janettetoral.com

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