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Maven Secrets X: Professional Food & Travel Blogging and Influencer Marketing Masterclass (Applications Now Open!)

Favor: Please forward this to your friends or family who you think would benefit from this program.

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Dear OAP Friend,

An Awesome Greeting from Our Awesome Planet!

Maven Secrets is finally back by popular demand, in time for the celebration of the 10 years of Food & Travel Blogging in Our Awesome Planet 🙂 

A lot of OAP readers, blogger friends, and entrepreneurs would approach me on how to learn Food & Travel Blogging from a top blogger practitioner. I’ve been busy focusing on expanding OAP and Mercato Centrale markets for the past 2 years.

This year I decided to allot time to give back and to train the next generation of world-class Filipino Bloggers and Online Entrepreneurs. 

I would like to invite you to join the Maven Secrets Batch X this coming September and October 2014!

What: MAVEN SECRETS Batch X: Professional Food & Travel Blogging and Influencer Marketing Masterclass.

Batch X is the 10th-year anniversary batch of Our Awesome Planet.

Description: A Masterclass Program for Food & Travel Blogging Professionals with 1-on-1 coaching/mentoring sessions with Anton Diaz, a weekly live training and networking with your batch, and a surprise top blogger/ influencer guest speaker every session.

When: 8 weeks Coaching and Masterminding Program with Live Training & Networking every Wednesday Nights 7pm to 10pm

Venue: Artisano Studios, LRI Design Plaza, #210 N. Garcia St., Makati City

Schedule:

[Maven Secrets #1] September 24, Wednesday 7pm: Program Introduction: Food & Travel Blogging – Learning from the Pros

[Maven Secrets #2] October 1, Wednesday 7pm: The Business Model of Blogging – How to Monetize Your Passion?

[Maven Secrets #3] October 8, Wednesday 7pm: Social Media Marketing Strategies in 2015 and Beyond

[Maven Secrets #4] October 22, Wednesday 7pm: Building Your Traffic to become One of the Top Blogs in the World

[Maven Secrets #5] October 29, Wednesday 7pm: Viral Marketing: What does it take?

[Maven Secrets #6] November 5, Wednesday 7pm: Blogging & Internet Marketing Trends in 2020 – How to Capitalize on the Trends?

[Maven Secrets #7] November 26, Wednesday 7pm: Maven Marketing: Dominating the Internet & Future Proofing Your Brand. 

[Maven Secrets #8] December 3, Wednesday 7pm: Project Presentations, Critique & Graduation 

This Program is Most Effective for:

  • Bloggers who already have an existing blog and who want to take their blog to the next level.
  • Professionals who want to build their influence online through blog and social media.
  • Entrepreneurs who want to build an online business to capitalize on the Internet Business.

Program Fee: P25,000 per student 

Payment Schemes: Available upon request with 50% downpayment. Senior Citizen and Student Discounts Applies.

Includes:

  • 1-on-1 Coaching and Mentoring Session during the duration of the program by Appointment.
  • Live Training every Wednesday at Artisano Studios, LRI Design Plaza in Makati
  • Case Studies on how to do an effective and viral Food & Travel Blog Post
  • Mastermind Session with Your Batchmates and Surprise Guest Speaker

Program Requirement:

  • Must have an existing or work-in-progress internet or blogging project.
  • Bring your own laptop 

Slots are very limited. You have to apply to be accepted in the program.

To apply, please fill up the application form below:

For more information and questions about the program and your application, please contact Rache Diaz  +63 917 5318949, or via email [email protected].

Good luck with your application into the program!

 

Live an Awesome Life,

Anton
Founder, www.OurAwesomePlanet.com

P.S. I’m looking to train the next generation of World Class Bloggers and Internet Marketers in the Philippines in 2015 and beyond. Please forward this program to your friends and family who you think might benefit from this program.

This is the only Maven Secrets program I’m running this year. The next one would be sometime in 2015.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

1). Can you make up on the classes that you missed?

Answer: You can watch the session captured in video for the session that you missed. You can also discuss the concepts that you missed during your 1-on-1 consultation with Anton.

2). Can I participate online since I can’t be physically present during the live sessions?

Answer: YES, we are planning to broadcast the session via Google Hangout. Also, we are launching an online version of the program after Maven Secrets Batch X.

3). Do you accept scholarships into the program?

Answer: YES we do. We allot 10% of the slots for deserving people who have a high potential, but just can’t afford to join the program right now. Please email [email protected] directly for consideration into the scholarship program.

4). I’ve attended Maven Secrets program in the past, can I attend the Maven Secrets X session?

Answer: YES you can! We love to see you back into the program and enrich the discussions with your insights based on your experience.

5). I don’t have a project, but I want to learn more about blogging and online business. Can I still join?

Answer: Depends on your motivation, background and how you can contribute to the success of the Batch. 

Please don’t hesistate to contact me Anton Diaz +63 917 5683627 or via email [email protected] if you have questions about the program.

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Applications Now Open for Our Awesome Planet Digital Content and Project Coordinator (Apply Here!)

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I’m offering a full time digital content and project coordinator for Our Awesome Planet. You’ll be in our office in Makati, working with me directly to launch the new projects for OAP in 2014 and beyond.

Here are some details on qualifications and work expectation, with the process on how to apply in the end. Please share this with your family and friends who might be fit for this role.

I’m looking for a trustworthy individual with the following qualifications:

  • Must be passionate about online business, digital platforms, and blogging business,
  • Must be meticulous and gives attention to details,
  • graphic designer or illustrator is a plus, or at least knows how to process images, and
  • Have experience on managing or working on projects to completion. 

In terms of work, you can expect the following:

  • Best internet marketing training you’ll ever receive in the Philippines,
  • Job Fulfillment because the projects we will be doing will have a positive change in the Philippines
  • laptop and access to online but must be self-motivated to accomplish the tasks, and
  • probation period of 6 months with a starting salary of P15,000/month.

Application is now open until July 20, and you should be ready to start immediately.

To apply, please let me know what’s your story, what’s your contact information, and why you are the most qualified for the role in 1-2 mins in the video recorder below (one video application per applicant only):

Good luck! Let me know if you have questions or clarifications in the comments section below.

Live an Awesome Life,

Anton
Founder, Our Awesome Planet
         

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. Read Our Awesome Planet Complete Disclosure Policy here

P.S. I will not entertain emailed applications, please make sure to record an application video first.

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Our Awesome Planet Digital Content and Project Manager Application

BusinessWoman

I’m offering a full time project manager and content manager role for Our Awesome Planet. You’ll be in our office in Makati, working with me directly to launch the new projects for OAP in 2014 and beyond.

Here are some details on qualifications and work expectation, with the links to apply at the end. Please share this with your family and friends who might be fit for this role.

I’m looking for a trustworthy individual with the following qualifications:

  • Must be passionate about online business, digital platforms, and blogging business,
  • Preferrably a blogger also, or who wants to be a blogger someday,
  • Must be meticulous and gives attention to details,
  • A graphic designer or illustrator is a plus, or at least knows how to process images, and
  • Have experience on managing or working on projects to completion. 

In terms of work, you can expect the following:

  • I’ll personally train you on the best internet marketing training you’ll ever get in Manila,
  • The role is fulfilling because at the end of the day, the projects we will be doing will have a positive change in the Philippines, 
  • You will work with me remotely but based in our Makati office daily, 
  • You’ll be given a laptop, and access to online but must be self-motivated to accomplish the tasks, and
  • There’s a probation period of 6 months with a starting salary of P15,000/month.

Applications will be open starting this July, and will immediately close once I recruited the right person. The person will be hired immediately so you must be available to start as soon as possible.

To apply, please let me know what’s your story, what’s your contact info, and why you are qualified for the role in 1-2 minutes in the video recorder below:

 

 

Good luck! Let me know if you have questions or clarifications in the comments section below.

Live an Awesome Life,

Anton
Founder, www.OurAwesomePlanet.com 

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. Read Our Awesome Planet Complete Disclosure Policy here.  

P.S. I will not entertain emailed applications, please make sure to record an application video first.

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OUR AWESOME PLANET DISCLOSURE POLICY

This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. We write for our own purposes. However, we may be influenced by our background, occupation, religion, political affiliation or experience.

This blog only accepts banner direct advertising or from third-party agency like Google Adsense. We do not accept any form of advertorial, or paid insertions. 

All advertising is in the form of banner advertisements and will be identified as paid sponsorship or advertisements.

The owner of this blog is not compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blog owners. If we claim or appear to be experts on a certain topic or product or service area, we will only endorse products or services that we believe, based on our expertise, are worthy of such endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.

This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest. If there are exceptions, that content will always be identified.

The blog is not connected with any PR or Advertising agency that is pretending to represent in behalf of the blog. 

Live an Awesome Life,


ANTON DIAZ 
Founder, www.OurAwesomePlanet.com
Mobile: +63917 5683-627 (LOVE-OAP)
Email: [email protected] 

 

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Freelance Blend Podcast Ep #4: “How to Capitalize on the Biggest Trends in Business by Top Food and Travel Blogger – Anton Diaz (Part 1)”

 I like to share with you a candid conversation with Marv de Leon on the Freelance Blend Podcast.

Fwd: Anton Diaz Interview for Freelance Blend Podcast now available

You are listening to the Freelance Blend Podcast Episode #4

Welcome to the Freelance Blend Podcast. Where we entertain, educate and engage freelancers from the Philippines and across the globe. And now, here’s your host, Marv De Leon.

Marv: Hello everyone and welcome to Freelance Blend. Happy New Year to all of you and this is our first episode for 2014. Thank you for continuing to support us and we’ll make sure to keep you entertained for the rest of the year and the years to come.

So speaking of New Years, meron ba kayong New Year’s resolution for this… for this year? For myself, meron din akong New Year’s resolution and that is to work out or exercise at least 10 minutes every single day. So tama yung narinig niyo, it’s 10 minutes of exercise every single day so good luck to me, I hope I keep my promise, my resolution and I will also be posting a blog about this so watch out for that.

Now, I am so excited to present our very first interviewee for 2014. He is one of the most popular bloggers in the Philippines right now. He is a food and travel blogger. His blog is called ourawesomeplanet.com and it receives about 1 million hits a month. Yes, imagine 1 million hits! I hope our website will also hit 1 million. Anyway, his advocacy is to promote Philippine tourism by sharing the food and travel secrets in the Philippines. And also to inspire Filipinos that living in the Philippines is truly awesome. So makabayan talaga tong ating guest. He is also recognized by Go Negosyo as an inspiring young Filipino entrepreneur last 2010. He is also known for being the co – founder of successful weekend markets na I’m sure alam na alam niyo yung Mercato Centrale, Mezza Norte, Cucina Andare, Cucina Centrale, and Fiesta Bahia and a lot more. So without further ado, we have non other than, Mr. Anton Diaz!

Anton: Thank you for having me here.

Marv: You are welcome. Thank you rin, thank you talaga sa pagpaunlak mo sa amin.
Anton: oo, yes..
Marv: so..yeah?

Anton: I’d be glad to help so…yeah! 

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11 BIGGEST BUSINESS TRENDS in the Philippines 2014! (*Must Read for Every Filipino Entrepreneur)

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( Image credit: peshkova / 123RF Stock Photo )

I’m super excited for 2014 because it’s a pivotal year for the Philippines in terms of technology, life stages, and starting a new cycle of business innovations.

When I was giving a talk to entrepreneurs about how I started OAP and related businesses, one person noted that the single most important success factor in my businesses was spotting trends before they peak and acting on it. 

For the first time, I’m sharing with you the 11 Biggest Trends in 2014 that would significantly impact and shape the business landscape in the Philippines…

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OAP SURVEY 2013: Can you answer this Very Important Annual OAP Survey on my Birthday?

Diaz Family

First of all, THANK YOU so much for the warm birthday greetings today!

The BEST Gifts I received on my birthday is the GIFT of FEEDBACK from OAP Readers who care enough to share their feedback on their recent experience with Our Awesome Planet blog.

On this annual reader’s survey on my birthday, I’m sharing with you:

  • Why 2014 is very important for me and for the blog,
  • My age and the age of the blog,
  • My Top 5 projects to celebrate an important milestone, and
  • The reveal of the new OAP logo!

Please take your time to answer Our Awesome Planet Blog Survey (August 2013).

There are 5-survey questions about the blog and 10 quick questions about OAP readers demographics. You should be able to finish the survey in less than 10 minutes.

This annual survey has been a critical component to the success of OAP over the last 5 years. Maraming Salamat for taking the time to answer this survey –> OAPSurvey2013

In case you want to do it at a later time, here’s the direct link: http://bit.ly/OAPsurvey2013

A Big THANK YOU for all the love and support for OAP for all these years!

 

Live an Awesome Life,

Anton
Founder, www.OurAwesomePlanet.com
Follow @antondiaz and Like our Official Facebook Page: Our Awesome Planet 🙂 
If you have tips on awesome food and travel destinations, please email me at [email protected].

P.S. I read all the survey feedbacks (both positive and negative) and it directly influences my plans and directions for OAP. Thank you for taking the time to answer it!

Please click the link to answer the survey: Our Awesome Planet Blog Survey 2013

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2013 Awesome Calendar of the Philippines: Breakout Year in Travel for the Philippines! #GetOutMore

Our Definitive Guide to Philippine Holidays, Philippine Festivals, Philippine Fiestas, Liturgical Events, and Awesome Events!  

Copyright 2013. Our Awesome Planet


JANUARY 2013
Best Time to Climb Mt. Pinatubo and Mt. Pulag!

1 NEW YEAR’S DAY | Tuesday (Every 1st of January) | Philippines Regular Holiday. 
Solemnity of Mary Mother of God  HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION

9 FEAST OF THE BLACK NAZARENE | Wednesday | Quiapo, Manila
An intense, day-long festival highlighted by a mammoth procession through the streets.

20 ATI-ATIHAN 2013 | 3rd Sunday |Kalibo, Aklan
Commemorates the 13th century land deal between 10 migrating Bornean chieftains and the aboriginal Ati King Marikudo. It also honors the town patron, the infant Sto. Niño.

Official Website: http://www.KaliboAtiAtihan.ph/

20 SINULOG 2013 | 3rd Sunday | Cebu City
Cebu’s biggest and most popular festival in honor of the Holy Image of Senyor Sto. Niño

Official Website: http://www.Sinulog.ph/
Related Blog Posts: Sinulog Fluvial Breakfast! and The Sinulog’s Grand Parade

27 DINAGYANG FESTIVAL 2013 | 4th Sunday | Iloilo City
Street dancing characterized by frenetic stomping of feet and hypnotic drumbeating. It is a colorful whirl of thousands of people dressed in unique costumes dancing & chanting all day and night.

Official Website: http://DinagyangsaIloilo.com/
Related Blog Post: Iloilo’s Dinagyang: Hala Bira! Viva Señor Santo Niño!

31 FEAST DAY OF ST. JOHN BOSCO |  Thursday (Every 31st of Jan) 
Celebration of the feast day of the Father and Teacher of Youth who founded the Salesian Society.


CONDE NAST TRAVELLER |
 Destinations to watch in 2013

PHILIPPINES. For travellers willing to go the extra thousand miles for a deserted beach, the Philippines has around 7,000 of the most heavenly islands in the world. It’s still not the most obvious beach-holiday destination, but it soon will be.
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