Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Copywriters/ SEOs for Brisbane Technologies

Brisbane Technologies, Inc., a Philippines-based Australian firm, is looking for Copywriters/ SEOs who can join its excellent team.

Qualifications:•Must have excellent English communication skills and relevant editing experience
•Has proficient computer skills with solid background on Internet surfing and research
•With passion to develop expertise and learn new technologies in the SEO industry
•Highly organized with close attention to detail
•Must be willing to work in an office-based setting

Send in your resume and work samples to: adelina.aga@brisbanetechnologies.com/ bristech@yahoo.com

Monday, April 28, 2008

Merriam Webster &National Bookstore Word of the Day

Join the Manila Bulletin and National Bookstore's Word of the Day contest. They will choose one winner every week who will get a Merriam-Webster Compact Dictionary.

Email your sentences using the Word of the Day to info@nationalbookstore.com.ph with your complete name and contact number. The contest runs until April 15, 2009. Prizes may be claimed at the National Bookstore Head Office. Call 631-8061 to 66 local 112 to make an appointment. Look for Cai Gualberto or Maan Tolentino.

Summer Solstice with Tony Perez and the Spirit Questors

Catch this event on April 30 (Wed) at 6:30PM: Powerbooks Midtown, Robinson's Ermita. Purchase any Tony Perez book on April 30 and get 10% discount and a free oracle reading! For questions, please call Joyce of Anvil Publishing at 637-5692

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Get it going with dNeero

I completed this survey at http://www.dneero.com/ and got paid for it!. Find it totally cool! You might want to try it too!

Internet Site Researchers Wanted

They need individuals to search the internet and find sites about a particular topic. You should be very fast and competent at using a computer and have a pleasant personality as you will be working in a small team. Salary is PHP7.5K per month.

Please send your resume to simba888@gmail.com

Sunday, April 20, 2008

Home-based Writer Needed!

An IT company is looking for a part time writer which can provide quality content for its various websites. The following are the conditions:

Writer will be assigned to write 10 (300-500 word articles) articles on specific topics per month.

Compensation: Php 3,300 to be paid at the end of the month. Payments will be deposited to the writer’s bank account.

Articles must be original, well-written, and well- researched.

The management may request the writer to rewrite an article if necessary.

Please send your resume and sample works at email@workabroad.ph

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Earn From Your Talent This Summer!

If you are excellent in a particular art form and are willing to teach it in katipunan this summer, kindly call. 433 8940 or 0917 887 0021

They are looking for writers, illustrators, painters, photographers, directors, voice coaches, dance instructors (jazz, hiphop, flamenco, belly dancing, ballroom dancing, etc), fitness instructors (yoga, pilates, copoeira, kickboxing, taebo, etc), martial arts instructors (taekwondo, karatedo, muay thai, etc).

If you are also looking for a venue for meetings, presentations, seminars, conferences, workshops and other events, they lease their studio on an hourly basis. the studio is fully air-conditioned and can accommodate 50 persons, seated conference-style. Tables and chairs are free of charge. The studio is in katipunan.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Full-Time Staff Writer Needed!

Join one of the most innovative and fastest-growing companies in international development - Devex. (www.Devex.com) .

Devex is in urgent need of a Full-time Staff Writer for its Manila office. The successful candidate will perform the following:

• Produce daily news digests on international development, global health and humanitarian emergencies

• Handle sections of two weekly publications for our global audience comprising international development professionals

• Interview officials in international organizations such as the World Bank, the ADB, USAID, and the European Commission

• Write articles and special reports for publication on our website, which has over 190,000 active users worldwide


• Bachelor's degree in Political Science, Economics, Journalism, Development Communication, and other relevant social science courses

• At least one-year professional or freelance writing experience

• Strong writing, editing and interviewing skills

• Excellent computer and online research skills

• Deadline- and output-oriented

• A fast learner

Preferred Qualifications:

• Substantial work experience in journalism and reporting

• Strong knowledge of international development, global health, and humanitarian relief

• Experience writing for an international audience

• A portfolio of articles published in major publications

Interview invitations and status updates may be sent via email so please
check your email regularly.

In order to be considered in our short listing and interview processes, please follow the following instructions.

1) Register and Logon at http://www.devex. com
2) Click on »Post Your Free Profile
3) Once logged on, update your profile and upload your CV by clicking on "PROFILE" (upper right hand menu). Then click on "Update Profile" in pop-up menu.

Wage/Salary: Starting at $500, experience will be taken into account.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Join the HAIKU 08 Writing Contest...

The Embassy of Japan and the UST Haiku Group invites you to HAIKU 08 Writing Contest... Verses from Mother Earth, "Mga Taludtod Mula kay Inang Daigdig"

Contest Rules:
1. The message of the haiku must deal with appreciation of environment, or respect towards nature, or any observation about the natural world.

2. Contestants should be Filipino citizens living in the Philippines or abroad.

3. Entries may be in Filipino or English. a. In Filipino, haiku must be in 7-5-7 syllables. The lines may use any of the following rhyme schemes: a-a-a, a-b-a, a-a-b, a-b-b, or a-b-c. b. The Filipino haiku entry must be accompanied by a free or direct English translation below the page. c. In English, the 5-7-5 syllables should be observed with or without a rhyme scheme. d. A maximum of two (2) haiku entries are allowed per contestant.

4. Submissions may be done by mail, e-mail, or fax. Please use the free downloadable Entry Form at this website: www.ph.emb-japan.go.jp for submission through the Embassy of Japan. a. If submitted by mail, entries should be printed by computer (12-point font size) or typewritten on the Entry Forms. b. If submitted via e-mail, entries must be in a Word Document file and sent as an attachment.

A scanned signature is required in the entry form. If this is not possible, send one (1) accomplished Entry Form with your signature by mail or fax. c. If submitted by fax, entries should be printed by computer or typewritten (12-point font size) on the Entry Forms. d. Two (2) haiku per Entry Form should be observed. Do not put any distinguishing mark on your entries.

5. Please avoid fancy, hard-to-read typefaces.

6. Please send your entries to: Japan Information and Cultural Center Embassy of Japan 2627 Roxas Boulevard Pasay City 1300, Philippines Fax to: (632) 551-5784 E-mail to: jicc-mnl@japanembassy.ph or jiccmanila@yahoo.com

7. Plagiarized haiku, previously-published haiku or haiku closely similar to previously published haiku will automatically be disqualified. Entries should not be submitted to other contests or publications.

8. Entries will be considered the property of the Embassy of Japan and the organizers and therefore will not be returned. Copyright of the works remain with the author but the latter grants, assigns and transfers into the Embassy of Japan and the organizers the right to publish any of the entries as it may deem at its discretion, without necessity of any payment other than the prize which may have been awarded to the winning entries.

9. The works must show literary merit and social significance. Only haiku entries that passed the criteria for evaluation of the judges will be published in the List of Winning Entries. The decision of the Judges is final. 10. Winning entries will appear in "The Japan Bulletin" (The official publication of the Embassy of Japan) and on the Embassy of Japan website.

Deadline of submission: Not later than Wednesday, June 12, 2008. Your entry must be postmarked or submitted on-line by this date. Awards: Top three poems and ten honorable mentions on each category (English and Filipino).

Prizes: Top three and others will be awarded. Prizes will be announced later. Announcement of Winning Works: Winners will be notified on July 2008.

The awarding ceremony will be held during the Philippine-Japan Friendship Month on the same month and the venue will be at the Japan Information and Cultural Center Multipurpose Hall, Roxas Boulevard, Manila For further inquiries, please contact:

Japan Information and Cultural Center Embassy of Japan 2627 Roxas Boulevard , Pasay City 1300, Philippines telephone: (632) 551-5710 fax: (632) 551-5784
e-mails: jicc-mnl@japanembassy.ph or jiccmanila@yahoo.com website: www.ph.emb-japan.go.jp

Monday, April 14, 2008

Join the $25 Contest

I guess these days you cannot consider yourself as internet savvy if you have no idea that the internet is a gold mine…what with all the earning opportunities, freebies and wonderful stuff you can find here.

Well opportunities are open to everyone but not all really find or recognize it, so today I am sharing this one that I found. ThaGuru.com is holding a contest and the lucky winner will be announced on April 30, 2008 and will receive $25. 25 bucks is not bad especially if all you have to do is create a post about the contest in your blog. You also have to leave a comment here so your entry will be counted. Click here to join.

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Opportunities at Scrubs Magazine

Scrubs magazine, a magazine for healthcare enthusiast has lots of opportunities for you. Read on…

They are looking for Student Correspondents- if writing is your passion, just register with them and they promise to pay!

Want to see yourself in a magazine—have your picture taken for free and leave some message, you will be in their next month’s issue.

Share your picture and story- Get a prize! Unforgettable duty, happy mission, love story fresh from the hospital, funny moments, and more…share it and get some prize

Want to be the next face for scrubs magazine? Strike your best pose and see yourself in our cover on print in minutes.

Visit www.myscrubsmagazine.com

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Win a Bohol Holiday for Four!

Join the Inquirer Lifestyle Photo Contest! Simply submit a photo that best captures a most enjoyable vacation on the island of Bohol

1st Prize: Roundtrip ticket for 4 to Bohol
4 days, 3 nights stay at the Peacock Garden

2nd Prize: Roundtrip ticket for 3 to Bohol
3 days, 2 nights stay at the Amarella Resort

3rd Prize: Roundtrip ticket for 2 to Bohol
Overnight stay at Bohol Beach Club


Contest is open to all photo enthusiasts who have visited Bohol.

Photo must be taken in Bohol.
a) If entry is in print, it must be 8x10 in size. No prints will be returned.
b) If in digital form, it must be 200 resolution, JPEG format and unaltered.
c) Submit photo with short caption describing the experience, where in Bohol and when the photo was taken.

Indicate the following in the entry: Name, Address, Mobile Phone Number, Landline Number, Email Address

Submit as many entries as you wish but you may win only once.

Submit entry to:
Best of Bohol Photo contest
Marketing department Philippine Daily Inquirer
1098 Don Chino Roces Avenue, corner Yague and Mascardo streets, Makati City or email to travelpromo@inquirer.com.ph

Entries must be received at the inquirer office if hand delivered or via email by April 30 2008. Mailed entries must be postmarked April 30, 2008.

Entries will be judged by a panel composed of Inquirer editors and photographers.
Criteria for judging are: 40% relevance, 30% overall impact, 30% quality and technique.

Winners must submit the negatives or CD files of their winning entries before claiming their prizes.

All winning entries will become properties of the PDI and Bohol Tourism office which reserves the right to use the photos without any liability.

Winners will be notified through phone and mail. Winning photos will be published in the Lifestyle Section of Inquirer.

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Story-Creation Workshops at Powerbooks

Hone your craft this summer. Join the Talecraft Story-CreationWorkshops on the four Sundays of May at Powerbooks Megamall.

Join the Talecraft Fantasy Story-CreationWorkshop on May 4, 2008 at 1:00pm.

If it's technology that makes you move, then the Talecraft ScienceFiction Story-Creation Workshop is for you. Join us on May 11, 2008 at 1:00pm.

What do these Horrorstories we love have that make them haunt us for so long? Find out atthe Talecraft Horror Story-Creation Workshop. That's on May 18, 2008 at 1:00 pm.

If you're all for sultrylooks and butterflies in the stomach, then we'll see you at theTalecraft Romance Story-Creation Workshop on May 25, 2008 at 1:00pm.

Admission to all workshops is free. If you have any questions regarding the workshops, don't hesitate to email talecraft@komikasi.com We'll see you in May! http://talecraft.komikasi.com