Social Media Day Cebu Meetup 2013

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Social Media Day Cebu Meetup 2013

Last June 30, the founders of the Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc., Ms. Charmaine Xy-Za Yape and Ms. Lovette Jam Jacosalem, were invited as speakers for the Social Media Day Cebu Meetup 2013 held at Diamond Suites & Residences. The event was hosted by the Google Business Group Cebu, which was founded by Ms. Fleire Mae Castro,  also a co-founder of IBS, Inc.

The IBS, Inc. Founders(L-R): Fleire Mae Castro, Charmaine Xy-Za Yape and Lovette Jam Jacosalem. Photo by: Potato on Web

The event was organized by Third Team Media, Google Business Group (GBG) Cebu, Google Developers Group (GDG) Cebu, Google Student Ambassadors (GSA) Cebu, and Cebu Bloggers Society, with the support of Potato on Web and Diamond Suites and Residences as sponsors.

This year’s theme for the Social Media Day Meetup is #fwdPH, which revolves around “love of country.” The speakers shared insights on how social media can be used as a tool to promote national pride and patriotism.

Here’s the list of speakers:

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The IBS, Inc. founders shared how social media is being utilized to promote Iligan City, as well as how it became a relevant tool to call for help for the victims and survivors of TS Sendong with the One for Iligan campaign.

After the Social Media Day Cebu Meetup 2013 , Jam and Xy-Za also attended the #SMDayCebu event by Globe Tattawards 2013, where bloggers and different social media influencers gathered for an informal meet and greet. International talents and social media influencers shared their experiences and how social media helped them in their career and business.

Social Media Day is an annual event by Mashable.


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IBS, Inc Induction of Officers 2013 | Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc.

IBS, Inc. Induction of Officers and Bloggers Tapok-Tapok

Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc. inducts its new set of officers during its first Bloggers Tapok-Tapok event on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Jacko’s Kan-anan.

IBS, Inc Induction of Officers 2013 | Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc.

The new set of officers. From Left-Right: Pres: LM Mirasol; V-Pres: G Billones Jr, Secretary: A SIngcol; Treasurer: LJ Jacosalem, Auditor: A Collado; BOT: R Noel.

The induction and oath-taking took place during a casual gathering of Iligan-based bloggers. It was an informal event attended by bloggers – members and non-members of IBS.

President-elect Mirasol, inspired the group to work together to uphold the organization’s vision, mission, and goals.”May IBs have another year, and more of serving the purpose as a blogging society  with everyone working as a team, and as we strive multiply our tribe!”, she says in her speech.

The elected officers of Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc. for 2013 until 2015 are as follows:

President: Lisa Marie Mirasol
Vice President: Gabriel Billones, Jr.
Secretary:  Alexander Singcol, Jr.
Treasurer : Lovette Jam Jacosalem
Auditor: Arlene Collado

Board of Trustees:

  • Charmaine Xy-Za Yape
  • Fleire Mae Castro
  • Revilla Carbonell-Noel
  • Jeffrey Wong

The newly inducted officers of Iligan Bloggers Society looks forward to the organizations role in Iligan City,through the mission and vision of which IBS stands for.

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Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc. would like to express utmost gratitude to Rent.ph for its contribution to the success of the Bloggers Tapok-Tapok event.


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Iligan Bloggers Month Culminates with Blogging 101 Seminar

The Blogging 101 Class Picture

The Iligan Bloggers Society Inc. culminated the Iligan Bloggers Month celebration by hosting the Blogging 101 Seminar last May 26, 2012 at the Vianney Hall of the Iligan Chancery (the Bishops House). Fifteen bloggers and aspiring bloggers participated the event.

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