Friday, November 14, 2014

The annual awarding ceremony for Cebu-based bloggers.

On December 7, 2014 at Avalon, Cebu Business Park, Best Cebu Blogs Awards (BCBA) will stage it's 7th year of acknowledging quality Cebu Blogs and Cebu-based Bloggers with it's yearly Awarding Ceremony. As the nomination phase ended last October 25, a list of Finalists were revealed according to their Niches such as Best Cebu Technology Blog, Best Cebu Personal Blog, Best Cebu Travel Blog, Best Cebu Food Blog, Best Cebu Fashion Blog, Best Cebu Photo Blog and Best Cebu Events/Entertainment Blog.

Best Cebu Blogs Awards is organized and handled by Blogger Volunteers headed by Cebu Bloggers Society Inc. Founder Mark M. Monta. Judges for the Best Cebu Blogs Awards By Niches are changing every year. Most of them came from Manila, Cagayan De Oro, Ilo-ilo, General Santos, Davao and of course, a home-based judge here in Cebu. 


  1. Bert Padilla of
  2. Jane Vestil of
  3. Neil Iway Jakosalem of
  4. Ram Mancelita of

  1. Rodrick Guarin of
  2. Michael Karlo of
  3. Ma Corazon Pepino of
  4. Jewey Torrefranca of
  5. Jane Jacquelie Vestil of
  6. Neil Iway Jakosalem of

  1. Brennan Mercado of
  2. Anna Maria Victoria Codilla of
  3. Carissa Bongalosa of
  4. Johanna Marie Frejoles of
  5.  Doi Domasian of
  6. Gian Carlo Jubela and Sheilamei Abellanoza of
  7. Gino Go of

  1. Jean Candice Yu  of
  2. Jeema Villaverde of
  3. Mary Angeli Bas of
  4. Michael Karlo of
  5. Brennan Mercado of

  1. Jean Candice Yu  of
  2. Jeema Villaverde of
  3. Jewel Anne Delgado of
  4. Toni Pino-Oca of

  1. Jewel Anne Delgado  of
  2. Mary Angeli Bas of
  3. Anna Maria Victoria Codilla of
  4. Carissa Bongalosa of
  5. Johanna Marie Frejoles of

  1. Rain Flores  of
  2. Rodrick Guarin of
  3. Ram Mancelita of
  4. Bert Padilla of
  5. Jessica Arnaiz of


Best Cebu Blogs by Niche

Cebu-based Bloggers can nominate themselves or other Cebu-based bloggers by filling-up the nomination page via this link:  CLICK HERE
  •      Nomination starts on October 7, 2014 to October 25, 2014.
  •       Blog must be updated constantly (latest article must be posted at least last month)
  •      Last year’s Winners won’t be allowed to be nominated this year. He or she can come back to the nominee’s list by next year.
  •      On October 31, 2014, nominees will be shortlisted to at least 5 basing on the category defined which is initially be judged by BCB2014 Committees.
  •      On November 1, 2014 to November 14, 2014, these finalists will be judged according to the criteria specified below. Note, organizers are not the judges. See Judges tab for details.
  •      Niches are defined in the following:
Best Cebu Technology Blog – BCBA is looking for this year’s best blog that features relevant technology information and updates. 
Best Cebu Personal Blog – BCBA is looking for this year’s best blog that has multiple categories or features personal opinions. 
Best Cebu Travel Blog – BCBA is looking for this year’s best blog which features places, travel experiences and anything related to travelling. 
Best Cebu Food Blog – BCBA is looking for this year’s best blog which main topic is about food. 
Best Cebu Fashion Blog – BCBA is looking for this year’s best blog which focuses mainly on fashion and lifestyle. 
Best Cebu Photo Blog – BCBA is looking for this year’s best blog which focuses mainly on photo blogging. 
Best Cebu Events/Entertainment Blog – BCBA is looking for this year’s best blog which focuses mainly on entertainment and events. 

  • Top 5 Nominees in each niche are required to make Pre-Event post of the Best Cebu Blogs of 2014 Awarding Ceremony which contains requirements to be sent through email.
  • Judging for the Best Cebu Blogs by Niche is based on the Criteria for Judging detailed in below post.
·       Judges' decisions are irrevocable and final.
·      Winners will be announced through email, BestCebu Blogs of 2014 Fan Page post and trough special blog post in this site on December 6, 2014.


1. Content & Relevance- 40%
  •  interesting and informational content
  •  quality of images
  •  free from spelling issues (we need not to include grammar, for as we know most blogs are written freely)
2. User Friendliness - 20%
  • Blog navigation easy to use by visitors
  • Site should be readable
  • Design and layout

3. Authority - 20%

  • Page Rank
  • Alexa Rank
  • Domain Auhtority
  • Page Authority
  • No. of Backlinks
4. Social Media Presence - 20%
  • Blog Facebook Page
  • Blog Twitter Page
  • Blog instagram Page (Okay if only personal instagram)

 Prizes & Certificates
  • Each of the 7 Best Cebu Blogs By Niche Winners will receive:
  • A trophy of Best Cebu Blogs Awards 2014
  • Gift Certificates ( from Sponsors )
  • Tokens  ( from Sponsors ) 



Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors


Media Partners

Official Photograher

Blogger Volunteers

Geemiz: Accounting Blog

Official hashtags are #BCBA2014 and #CebuTopBlogs

About BCBA, check it here: 

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Facebook: @bestcebublogs
Twitter: @bcbawards
Google Plus HERE

courtesy: BCBA

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