CebuFinest.com wins Philippine Bloggers Awards 2016

The Philippine Bloggers Awards 2016 is a prestigious honor that aims to recognize Filipino bloggers around the world who had contributed ideas online in their respective fields. This year’s theme is “The Article for Change”, which will focus on how a blogger can promote a change for the better.

In line with the theme, the mission of this activity is to help the country for a better change.

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The Philippine Bloggers Awards 2016

The Philippine Bloggers Awards 2016 is a brainchild of Lagawan.org on their campaign to promote change in society through the blogosphere with their “Rediscover Philippines” program.

Lagawan.org is located at Sta. Teresa, Jordan, Guimaras, 5045 Philippines.

The nomination was opened last September 6, 2016. The nominated blogs undergone verification process until the nomination stage was closed on September 29, 2016.

The list of blogs for the final stages was announced on October 1, 2016 and CebuFinest.com was categorized under Entertainment and Lifestyle. During the final stage, each blogger is required to submit their entry blog post that is relevant to the theme, “The Article of Change”.

Our entry entitled, “A Call to Change for a Better Cebu through Social Good” can be read here.

Final Results

After two months of deliberation and judging, the final results were released from the 37 finalists under different categories.

CebuFinest.com won 2nd Place Best Entertainment and Lifestyle Blog, as well as Top 5 Best Philippine Blog (Blog of the Year).

Blog of the Year Award

Rank Blog Name (URL) Final Score (in percent)
1 Raellarina (www.raellarina.net) 79.73
2 The Happy Trip (www.happytrip.com) 77.57
3 AdVientures (www.vienesloveslife.com) 75.70
4 Vanity Room Philippines (www.vanityroomph.com) 70.83
5 Cebu Finest (www.cebufinest.com) 70.26
6 Saan Pow Punta? (www.saanpowpunta.com) 69.93
7 Yogo and Cream (www.yogoandcream.com) 68.97
8 Bakla Po Ako (www.baklapoako.com) 68.39
9 Jewel Clicks (www.jewelclicks.com) 68.26
10 Schadow1 Expedition (www.s1expeditions.com) 67.49

Winners were also recognized for each category during the Philippine Bloggers Awards:

Best Travel and Leisure Blogs

1st Place: Saan Pow Punta?
2nd Place: Schadow1 Expedition
3rd Place: Angelo The Explorer
4th Place: The Little Lai: Beyond Limits

Best Entertainment and Lifestyle Blog

1st Place: Vanity Room Philippines
2nd Place: Cebu Finest

Best Arts and Crafts Blog

1st Place: Oh My Buhay
2nd Place: The Intersections and Beyond

Best Community and Groups Blog

1st Place: Bakla Po Ako

Best Food and Drink Blog

1st Place: Yogo and Cream

Best Home and Living Blog

1st Place: rainCHECK

Best Photo Blog

1st Place: Jewel Clicks
2nd Place: Blissful Snapshots

Judging and Criteria

Here are the criteria for judging:

Metric Value
Rating and Votes 25 points
Uniqueness of Content 25 points
Design and Site Navigation 25 points
Site Compatibility 10 points
Site Rank 15 points
The Article for Change 50 points

Qualification and Eligibility

1) Must be at least 18 years old and a Filipino.
2) Must have an active blog with unique contents.
3) Blog must be in English or Tagalog.

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Thank You

We would like to thank the continuous support and patronage of our readers and followers for making Cebu Finest one of the Best Entertainment and Lifestyle Blogs in the Philippines. We could not make it this far without your help, encouragement and love to what we do for the community of Cebu and to the whole country.

Cebu Finest would also like to congratulation all bloggers who made it to the finals for the Philippine Bloggers Awards 2016. And also, we would like to thank Lagawan.org for the recognition.

ALSO READ: A Call to Change for a Better Cebu through Social Good

To know more about Lagawan.org and their campaign to Rediscover Philippines, visit their website at www.lawagan.org today.

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