So excited to share with you all that this humble blog, Mindanaoan, landed on BlogMeterTop’s top Philippine blogs list. I’m excited about this because it has been quite a challenge to write this year. So this is such a blessing and a reminder for me to always just power through!
Mindanaoan.com landed on 3 categories – on the “Top” overall, on the November 2020 top list and on the November 2020 Travel and Leisure. Mindanaoan.com is among the top 50.
BlogmeterTop is a Web analytics service that tracks and reports website traffic for all Philippine blogsites.
According to BlogmeterTop, they track the user’s activity on the site such as page visits and statistics. BlogmeterTop’s approach is to show the dashboard-type data (as a more in-depth data) report for the casual PH blogsite owners. BlogmeterTop uses real-time analytics, enabling a user to have insights about visits and visitors who are currently on the site.
Additionally, BlogmeterTop calculates the online popularity of the most accessed websites and provides a ranking of top sites per category. The ranking of sites is determined by different factors, including Search engine Score, Social Media Score, Traffic Score, Social Bookmarking and Blog Score. All of this consolidated information determines what sites are the most visited and shared by internet users.
Mindanaoan has an official Android app. Download it here.
Irene, the one behind Mindanaoan.com, is a USA-trained, USA-experienced seasoned social media specialist, publicist, multi-award-winning blogger, newspaper columnist and speaker.
She is also an O visa holder, a visa granted by the government of the United States of America to people with extraordinary skills and who have risen to the top of their chosen field.
Irene is also a 2012 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) alumnus. The IVLP is a United States of America Department of State-sponsored program for U.S. Embassy-nominated global leaders.
Currently, she is a founding director of the Creator and Influencer Council of the Philippines (cicp.com.ph) She is the Director for Youth and Academe. She is also the current President of the United States Government Alumni Association – HUNGLUS.
Irene has landed on the 5th spot on the “Top 30 New York Lifestyle Blogs To Follow” list (2020 and 2019, 6th spot in 2018) and has also bagged a Top CDO Blog award from the CDO ICT Council plus both the Mindanao Blogger Of The Year 2013 and Best Lifestyle Blog awards in the 2013 Mindanao Blog Awards. Recently, Acquisition International – London’s Business Excellence Awards 2020 bestowed her the Most Inspirational Travel Blogger award.
She has also fetched awards from the Philippine Blog Awards and CDO Blog Awards. She was declared as a finalist in both Social Media Advocate and Blogger of the Year categories in the 2016 Globe Media Excellence Awards. Her other blog also landed on the “Top 25 Philippine Travel Blogs” for both 2018 and 2019.
Irene has also served as resource speaker in many events including those for Google, NGOs, US Embassy and Malaysia Social Media Week in Kuala Lumpur. Her most recent speaking engagements were during the Davao Camera Club 37th Anniversary (keynote speech) and before Meranao students and teachers of Masiricampo Abantas Marawi. The topics were about social media and how it can foster peace, community engagement and uphold human rights.
She is an ambassador of various brands and is behind the many brands you love. She is a lifestyle columnist for Gold Star Daily, Mindanao’s largest newspaper.