My Votes For The Top 10 Emerging Influential Blogs 2010

By | June 3, 2010


It’s that time of the year again when the blogging community votes for their top 10 emerging influential blogs.

This will be my third year to participate in this writing project and for 2010, I decided to vote as early as possible. πŸ˜›

Pardon my laziness, if you could call it that way, but instead of waiting for other participants to make their vote so I could discover “vote-worthy” blogs, I’m taking the initiative to be among those who’d submit their entry in the first week.

And so, here are my votes and why I’m voting for them. In no particular order:

  • The Thirsty Blogger – yes, this blog is still eligible to join. Yay! The cut off for this year is March 2009 and this blog started in May 2009. And I do hope you vote for this blog as well – one of the pioneers of its kind, a drink blog that is. πŸ˜€
  • Pixel Quotes – so okay, I’m officially launching MY photoblog to the community by voting it here. This one’s no ordinary photo blog I should say. Go ahead and take a peak.
  • Bongga Ba – an events and lifestyle blog and the only blog daring enough to post photos of me while having my acne pricked! LOL
  • Don Trivino – I’m voting for this photo blog so he can finally transfer to me the full ownership of the Triple Chocolate Maple Passion photo I used. He actually took that shot and posted it first here πŸ˜€
  • Crisendo Photography – the photo blog of good friend, Crisendo. He promised to vote for my blogs so I’m voting for his as well. πŸ˜› But aside from this reason, I’ve always admired his Navotas photos that’s why I believe he’s worth my vote. By the way, look at one of his posts and you’ll see his archives below. This blog started in June 2009 so he’s eligible.

And that’s it… for now. I’m opening my last five slots to those who would leave a comment below and give a good reason why I should vote for their blog.

Here are my last five votes. Sorry it took a while, deciding was really hard… really… really, really.

  • NomNom Club – because he likes feeding me Red Ribbon cakes… LOL. ‘Nuf said. πŸ˜›
  • Project 52 Weeks – because she promised me a starring role in one of her upcoming independent films… Hah! πŸ˜€
  • Foodie Manila – because I owe him one for teaching me how to use Foursquare during our drinking session in Ronza πŸ˜‰
  • Simply Rins – because she’s the only person I know who blogs about nail art… and also because she’s a long-time good friend πŸ˜€
  • When In Manila – because I am truly amazed at how Vince took the Philippine blogging community by storm – from nobody to everybody’s friend. Hah… sipsip amf… paki-bati na lang ako sa show mo πŸ˜›

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Moreover, I would like to encourage all bloggers to please join the Top 10 Emerging Influential Blogs Writing Project 2010 today (so you can vote for my blogs as well πŸ˜› ). Visit here to learn more.

So I guess the only thing that’s left for me to say now is to explain the photo above. Or should I really? πŸ˜€

25 thoughts on “My Votes For The Top 10 Emerging Influential Blogs 2010

  1. Paolo

    Wow, nice seeing nice blogs on your five first nominees. I hope you’ll find the other half to complete it. πŸ™‚

  2. Micamyx

    Wow i didn’t know na may photoblog ka na πŸ˜€ Will check it out πŸ˜€


    Nice List!

    You might also want to consider because it’s a delicious and tasty foodie blog. πŸ™‚

  4. Darqueangel

    Thanks Papa Fitz.. im so glad to vote for 2 of your blogs. they deserves to win. πŸ™‚

  5. rabsin_d

    I recommend my music vlog, Try to check the site out, you might appreciate what it is about πŸ™‚

  6. Winziph

    mmm… i think you make me more interested submitting top 10 influential blog making me include your name if you would also vote for me in return, just buzz me if you are interested. i am still working out for my list. thanks a lot.

  7. Robbie

    My blog is only 3 months old but I think it has the potential to be influential. I make weekly comic strips where I try to be funny, make design tips and tutorials, and pretty much talk about anything under the sun. πŸ™‚

  8. Fitz Post author

    Thanks for all the suggestions, I’ve picked a couple and added them to my shortlist actually.

    I’ll add the remaining 5 towards the end of the campaign so I can give others a chance to promote their blogs. πŸ˜€


  9. kinney

    Hopefully, you can add me to your list as well. I started out early this year in the hope of trying to promote and share to my friends the really cool finds that we have here in Manila. πŸ™‚ Think of it as a jump start for the newcomers to the fashion or beauty industry. πŸ™‚

  10. ericaorange

    Hey! πŸ™‚ I’m inviting you to visit It’s a food and travel blog I created to motivate me to explore new places. This blog is inspired by a goal which is to travel the world bit by bit. I would start from my province and then progress to neighboring provinces to nearby countries and so on. πŸ™‚ I wish to wake up someday and just suddenly realize that I have already achieved my goal. So yeah, it’s a long term project for myself. πŸ™‚ You may want to consider it for your pick of the top 10 emerging influential blogs of 2010. Thank you! πŸ™‚ And cheers to this writing project!

  11. Pinay expat


    Goodluck to your blogs too.. they deserve to win.

    You may want to consider my site as a tribute to all moms working away from their families. I am a newbie blogger but tried to learn bit by bit as I go along visiting more blogsites. Pinay Expat Blogger

  12. JayL

    Hi! :] If you’re list is not complete yet, Please check out my blog at JAY-ELX.BLOGSPOT.COM

    Started as a personal in September of 2009, this blog already received more than 25,000 hits according to StatCounter. Gained a Pagerank 3 and an Alexa Rank of 6,320 in PH (1,229,308 Worldwide) It’s always at the upper Top 15 of in it’s category. With 98 blog post, this blog already received 121 blog comments.

    Thru the Manila Bloggers Network, I got to access premiere nights invites and press screenings of major international films & local indie films which I get to post  in this blog. Also because of my blog, I was able to meet the PR of Walt Disney Films, Columbia Pictures & Warner Bros and he invited me to attend their movie premiere so I can do a movie review in my blog. I was also invited by Star Cinema to attend their presscons, for the 3rd time now.

    To prove that I don’t made this blog to gain money from it, I only put ads on it this month July 2010, after almost 9 months πŸ™‚ Hope you can consider my blog πŸ˜€

  13. khanto

    Ako! nominate ko blog ko.

    Kapal kasi muka ko. hehehe. pero kidding aside. Siguro kasi random lang ang blog ko at kahit pano namamaintain ko. un lang. πŸ˜€

  14. Rins

    Hi, Fitz!

    You might want to consider including “Simply Rins” in your list! πŸ™‚ It’s my personal blog that journals tidbits of my life, but primarily showcases my love for nail art. I personally see painting my nails and decorating it as a unique expression of my mood, creativity, and gives me a sense of individuality. I rarely see girls in our country that’s confident to wear nail art because society places a stereotype on it. I’d like to change this view through my blog. Wearing nail art or having polished nails does not mean a girl is “maarte” or “malandi”. It also doesn’t necessarily mean that she doesn’t do household chores. She’s simply being a girl and embracing it. πŸ™‚

    Hala, napahaba! Thanks!

  15. Fitz Post author

    I’ve completed my votes. Thanks everyone for the suggestions.

    Sorry for those I was not able to include – all are noteworthy and I’ve added all of you to my feed subscription. Keep up the good work and always have fun blogging!

  16. Blogger Manila

    Whew, it has been a few weeks since the awarding, Ngyn lng ako nagbrowse para maka-thank you sa ibang nag-vote.

    Thank you very much!

    Please do join my pizza thanksgiving party for you guys who supported πŸ™‚ Overflowing pizza and raffle giveaways. πŸ™‚
    Oct 8, 2010 – 7pm – Angel’s Pizza near Makati Ave. cor Jupiter st. in Makati. Leave me a message at OR to confirm your attendance.

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