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.

Thursday, November 25, 2010

DigitalFilipino.com - Search Profile Index Web Awards 2010 News and Blog Coverage

Our sincerest thanks to everyone who covered the DigitalFilipino - Search Profile Index Web Awards ceremony event. I'll be updating this post as we spot more write-ups, photos, and videos about it.

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  • Internet techie body digitalfilipino.com cites GMANews.TV

    Wednesday, November 24, 2010

    Winners: DigitalFilipino - Search Profile Index Web Awards 2010

    We would like to extend our congratulations to the following winners of the DigitalFilipino.com Web Awards 2010.

    We are most grateful to Search Profile Index for supporting this project.



    Here are the winners in the following categories:

    1. http://www.friendster.com - social network (video)
    3. http://sulit.com.ph - marketplace (video)
    4. http://sunstar.com.ph - newspaper (video)
    6. http://smart.com.ph - telecommunication (video)
    7. http://gmanews.tv - television (video)
    10. http://pse.com.ph - organization (video)
    11. http://upd.edu.ph - school
    14. http://pep.ph - entertainment (video)
    15. http://sunlife.com.ph - insurance (video)
    17. http://fhm.com.ph - magazine (video)
    18. http://pcx.com.ph - retail (video)
    19. http://ph.88db.com - directory (video)
    20. http://pba.com.ph - sports (video)
    21. http://spot.ph - reviews (video)
    23. http://nuffnang.com.ph - corporate (video)
    24. http://stylebible.ph - fashion (video)
    25. http://topgear.com.ph - automotive (video)
    26. http://yugatech.com - technology

    The winners recognition happened last November 24, 2010 during the 2nd DigitalFilipino E-Commerce Summit held at the Bahia Room of Hotel Intercontinental, Makati City.

    For this year, we have international sites in the list - specifically those who have an office in the Philippines.

    Special thanks to the following:

    Congratulations everyone!

    Friday, November 12, 2010

    Call for Nomination: DigitalFilipino Web Awards - Search Profile Index Top 100

    A lot has change with the way web sites are being perceived and how it's valued. As Filipinos primary Internet activity today is to search and interact through social networks, high quality websites filled with relevant content and its attractiveness for social media sharing influences which websites matter more than the rest.

    Recognizing this, we are making a shift with DigitalFilipino Web Awards this year by doing a co-branding with Search Profile Index. In the process, we are doing a scan of local websites in 50 to 100 categories to create the DigitalFilipino Web Awards - Search Profile Index Top 100 list.

    Winners of this award will be recognized on November 24, 2010 at the 2nd DigitalFilipino E-Commerce Summit at Hotel Intercontinental, Makati City.

    Judging criteria includes:
    • Search engine competitiveness
      • ranking on popular category keywords
      • website traffic stickiness
    • Technical performance
      • Social media engagement
      Much of the above will utilize available paid tools to generate the report that shall serve as basis for the awards. The process and findings shall be explained at the event proper prior to formal recognition of winners.

      Should you like your website to be included in our tabulation, just post a comment on or before November 16 and give your website url. Note however that our tabulation is not limited to websites submitted in this comment form. Winners will be contacted from November 17 to 20.

      At the minimum, various websites in the following categories shall be looked at:

      • Art
      • Apparel / Fashion
      • Association / Organization
      • Automotive / Cars
      • Beauty
      • Blog - Corporate
      • Blog - Personal
      • Blog - Professional
      • Books
      • Computer / Consumer Electronics
      • Community
      • Consumer Banking / Bills Payment
      • Corporate / Professional
      • Education
      • Events / Conferences
      • Financial Services
      • Food
      • Games
      • Gifts
      • Government
      • Guides / Review
      • Home Furnishings
      • Hotel
      • Insurance
      • Jobs / Employment
      • Magazine
      • Music / Movie / Film
      • Newspaper
      • Pharmaceuticals
      • Podcast
      • Politics
      • Real Estate
      • Restaurant
      • School / University
      • Services
      • Specialty / Non-Apparel
      • Shopping Portal / Auction
      • Social Networking
      • Telecommunication / Value-Added Services
      • Travel
      • Tourism
      • Video
      If there are categories we should add, just let us know. Thank you.

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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