Suit up for the Incredible Adventure at SM Cinema

Get ready to fight crime and evil as the incredible superhero family returns to the big screen! SM Cinema is inviting the whole family for a day of superpowered fun at the launch of Incredibles 2: Incredible Adventure at the event atrium of S’Maison at Conrad Manila.

Interactive booths and exciting activities await families in the Incredible Adventure where kids (and kids at heart!) can experience what it’s like to be a superhero!

Collect balloons and win fun prizes in the Violet Force Field Booth and test your speed in Dash’s Timed Obstacle Dash. Feel the rush, jump and fly at Elastigirl’s Trampoline Area and show off your creativity with Mr. Incredible’s logo builder by Nutri-Asia’s Papa Catsup.

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Experience being incredible in these super activities coming your way at S’Maison on June 8 – 13, SM North EDSA on June 15 – 20, and SM Southmall on June 22 – 24.

 

 

Then don’t miss the return of your favourite superhero family! With Helen busy saving the world, it is Bob who is left at home with Violet, Dash and Jack-Jack, whose turbulent superpowers are starting to emerge. As the family struggles with the change, they also have to work together to defeat the dangerous plot of a new villain.

Catch Incredibles 2 with your family at IMAX, Director’s Club and SM Cinema starting June 14. As a special treat for your superkids, they get a free movie seat for every paying adult this June 21 to 27 in SM Cinemas nationwide. Book your tickets through the website, http://www.smcinema.com or download the SM Cinema mobile app. You may also follow /SMCinema on Facebook and @SM_Cinema on Instagram for updates!

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Simple SEO Tips for Business Owners

SEO Tips for Business Owners

In the recent years, the use of Search Engine Optimization or also known as SEO has been a trend in the world wide web most especially for the business owners. Though some may say that it is complicated, the truth is it is just a process of making sure that your page or site is visible at the top or the first result page of any search engine. By being successful in this, a lot of advantages are possible to happen such as increase of site visitors, traffic, and of course, increase sales.

For a couple of years now, I have been listening to our workshop speakers (I work as an events director at Manila Workshops) on SEO and I have seriously learned a lot. I will be sharing with you with bits of tips which you may use in making your business a flourishing one. These are tips that I have learned, and I have been using them for my blogging career, too! Here are the seven magic tips.

  1.    Benchmark

This means that you have to research so that you can get to identify what target keywords you are going to use. Remember that the key to a successful SEO is through the use of the perfect keywords. You may try to figure out this one by looking at your competitor’s way of making keywords by visiting their sites. This benchmarking phase would allow you to generate keywords ideas which you can eventually finalize later on.

  1.    Internal Checking

This means that you have to identify possible problems on your end. Try to figure out if all the pages on your site are working, are all aligned adequately to where they should be and are all working correctly. Remember that no one wants to visit a site with slow pages, scattered content, and disorganized materials. So, the key here is to make sure that all is perfect at your end.

  1.    Pilot testing

Well, the idea here is you are going to launch your site in a beta mode using the keywords that you first generated. Try to figure out once published if it is effective or not by going to different search engines and searching for the keywords that you made use. If they appear at first result page or even at the top results, then voila! It means that you used the correct keywords. But if it does not appear even on the third or fourth page, then you better go back to your site and change some things about the way you worked on your keywords.

  1.    Build Links

Make sure that your page is visible enough as much as possible on all platforms. Try to do postings on different promotional sites along with other online advertisements. Additionally, you may also opt for the various social media advertisement to reach a more significant number of audience.

  1.    List your Site to Directories

One way of getting your site known and visible is by making sure that you register it to different directories. If you will notice, the first page of Google would usually display the contact number, address, and website of a company or keyword on the result page. So, why not make the most out of these directories?

  1.    Product Description

If you are in a way exporting product from other sellers and selling them as your own, then I would highly recommend that you come up with your product description instead of copying the one provided by the seller. Why? If a user would search about your product online using the description that you copied, the result at the top would always be about the original seller instead of your site.

  1.    Product Reviews

Product reviews are compelling in encouraging site visitors to purchase an item from your site. This is a form of a persuasive appeal to the users to convince them that your products are the best and are useful in many ways.

If you would like to learn more about SEO, then I would highly suggest that you sign up for our SEO for WAHMs class: http://manilaworkshops.com/events/seo-wahms-workshops-2018 Get P300 off by using this code:SEOVA300. See you!

 

 

Be a STAR in your own music video with Alden Richards!

Now anyone can become a music video star with Pambansang Bae Alden Richards using their smartphones – and that includes you!

Safeguard Philippines invites you to shoot and direct your own “I Wash It That Way” music video with Fuse It – a free augmented reality and customizable video app for smartphones. The app enables mobile users to be a star in their own music video together with the virtual version of celebrity actor Alden Richards.

You can sing along, lip sync and dance side-by-side with your idol to the tune of “I Wash It That Way,” a creative spin of a Backstreet Boys hit, which mixes pop music with information to educate the public about the threat of #HANGINfection or airborne germs that may cause skin reactions and respiratory sickness.

A word play on hangin, which means air in Filipino, and infection, #HANGINfection refers to airborne germs that may cause skin reactions and respiratory sickness. These may not be visible with the naked eye, but #HANGINfection is all around. Since it also comes from living organisms, these tiny airborne particles are most prevalent in areas with many people and animals, including damp locations!

Notable personalities like Camille Prats, Danica Sotto-Pingris, Rodjun Cruz, Donnalyn Bartolome, Pauleen Luna, Derrick Monasterio, and Richard Juan joined the #HANGININfection movement and uploaded their own versions of the music video on their social media accounts. Also, check the I Wash It That Way music videos of teen dancer Ella Cruz, and star athletes, Alyssa Valdez, Melissa Gohing, Dennise Lazaro, and Rachel Daquis as they showcase their inner 90s swag!

Download Fuse It on the App Store or Google Play Store and create your own I Wash It That Way music video with Alden Richards today!

Together, let’s continue spreading awareness about #HANGINfection by watching and sharing the music video on Safeguard’s Facebook and YouTube.

This Mother’s Day, Enjoy Countless Treats at Ortigas Malls

Ortigas Malls are big on celebrations, and with Mother’s day just right around the corner, you can expect to have exciting events dedicated especially for the special lady in our lives: our moms.

Glam Mum

For the month of Mom, we’re celebrating across all Ortigas Malls where moms will have the chance to take a well-deserved break by having Glam Mum pamper sessions in any Ortigas mall. Moms who shop on Mother’s Day, May 13, with a minimum spend of P2,000 using their Mastercard credit card will even get a chance to win prizes at our pick-a-prize in Greenhills, Tiendesitas, or Estancia!

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Mother’s Day Fair

In addition to that, there will be a Mother’s Day Fair at the Greenhills V-Mall Lobby from May 7 to 15 where all sorts of goods will be available. Make sure to bring and treat your mom to a shopping spree at the shopping mecca of Metro Manila!

Tiendesitas, on the other hand, is also be hosting a special Mother’s Day Weekend Pop-Up at the Level 1 Building B from May 11 to 13. Check out the pop-up stores that will offer specialty goods, food, art, and so much more.

From May 12 to 13, Estancia’s Mother’s Day Mom Squad will have pamper sessions for all the deserving moms, and a bazaar that’s sure to be chock full of gifts as a treat. There will also be an ongoing art exhibit by Irene Ibanez in time for Mother’s Day, which will highlight the love between a mother and a child. Having had 10 years of experience with watercolor, Irene has been creating worlds on canvas by weaving wonderful little stories with a blend of elegance and whimsy. She has since shared these worlds with her daughter Isabela, and together, they are able to strengthen their bond as they grow in their art. This exhibit will also mark Isabela Ibanez’s debut into the local art scene.

Featured as well is Irene’s long-time mentor, Roland Santos, a well-regarded watercolorist who has been painting since his teenage years and is praised today for his expressive series of old houses, flowers, horses, landscapes, and still-life.

To top it all off, there will also be a special performance by Finn Morrison on May 13 at Estancia for all mall-goers to enjoy.

Bring your mom to your favorite Ortigas mall to celebrate with all the exciting events it has in store for them! Give her a well-deserved break, and make sure to spoil her on her day with Ortigas Malls.

May 13, 2018
– Glam Mum pamper sessions at Greenhills, Tiendesitas, and Estancia.
May 7-15, 2018
– Mother’s Day Fair at the Greenhills V-Mall Lobby
May 11-13, 2018
– Mother’s Day Weekend Pop-up at the Level 1 Building B of Tiendesitas
May 12-13, 2018
– Mother’s Day Mom Squad, with an art exhibit and live performance at Estancia

For more information, check out each of these Ortigas Mall’s social media page:
Greenhills: www.facebook.com/GreenhillsOfficial | www.instagram.com/greenhillsph
Tiendesitas: www.facebook.com/Tiendesitas | www.instagram.com/tiendesitasph
Estancia: www.facebook.com/EstanciaPH | https://www.instagram.com/estanciaph

#OlaySunProofSummer: This summer, go beyond just SPF with Olay

Summer is fast approaching, bringing with it the promises of trips to the beach, new adventures, and long, lazy afternoons enjoying the outdoors. As you enjoy the warm sunshine and the pleasures of summer, make sure you don’t forget to sun-proof your skin.

For all the joys that the sunny season brings, it also has one big downside – the possibility of sun damage caused by intense UV rays. In fact, 80% of premature signs of aging are caused by sun exposure. That’s because UV rays induce free radicals that damage the skin from both inside and outside, causing dullness, uneven skin tone, redness, and wrinkles. Prolonged UV exposure can also cause water-oil imbalance, which results to enlarged pores and pimple outbreaks.

Olay Total Effects

Thankfully, you can now sun-proof your skin with Olay’s line-up of anti-aging moisturizers, which protect against sun exposure. Whatever your age or skin type may be, Olay’s re-engineered formulations prove that the way you treat your skin matters as much as having the genes for good skin.

For overall protection and hydration in time for the summer’s dry spell, there’s Olay Total Effects 7-in-1 Day Cream SPF 15, a multi-tasking facial moisturizer that delivers optimal hydration to nourish skin and visibly fight the 7 signs of aging – delivering transformative results in just 28 days.

Olay Total Effects was the first mass skincare brand to introduce powerful anti-aging ingredient Niacinamide, also known as Vitamin B3, which is proven to strengthen the skin barrier and help restore skin’s appearance to a more youthful level.

Innovative SolaSheer™ Technology in Olay Total Effects SPF products moisturizes and nourishes your skin with essential vitamins while protecting it against harmful UVA/UVB rays. SolaSheer™ is a combination of Avobenzone sunscreen with two of Olay’s proven moisturizing agents, Niacinamide and Glycerin; giving you a formulation that’s non-greasy and 100% oil-free to keep your skin looking healthy and rejuvenated.

Olay Regenerist

Made with new carob seed extract, the Olay Regenerist Micro-sculpting UV Cream Moisturiser SPF 30 provides hydration and renewal benefits to visibly firm skin plus reduce fine lines and wrinkles caused by sun exposure, resulting in younger-looking skin.

Carob seed extract, when combined with other key anti-aging ingredients was shown through in-vitro testing to help accelerate the recovery of aged skin, stimulate collagen and hyaluron production, and aid cell regeneration.

Olay Regenerist Micro-sculpting Cream also contains hyaluronic acid with water-attracting properties, drawing moisture into the skin to keep it hydrated and supple and functioning effectively as a barrier. It replenishes moisture and hydrates for a firm look while keeping you protected all throughout summer.

For a luminous skin tone throughout summer, the Olay White Radiance Light Perfecting Day Cream SPF24 contains Olay’s Whitening Complex with Vitamin B3 that minimizes the appearance of dark spots and visibly lightens complexion for fairer-looking skin. SPF24 protects the skin from harmful UVA/UVB rays, and prevents skin darkening. Vitamins help improve the natural radiance of the skin from deep within and keep it radiant.

The tone-perfecting ingredients in this moisturizer include the new Di-peptide Carnosine, which help prevent and reduce the visible appearance of hyperpigmentation and dark spots, while boosting translucency and perfecting both skin tone and light reflection in the skin. It also has OliveM, which helps fight free radicals, as well as Vitamin B3 and B5, Vitamin E, and N-Acetyl Glucosamine, which work together to give you that healthy-looking, youthful glow.

With Olay, you don’t need to fear the dangers of the summer sun. In fact, you can retain your youthful look and luminous skin during this time. With your #OlaySunProofSummer, as well as continuous practice of skin care, you can combat the effects of aging caused by the sun’s rays.

Go beyond just SPF and gear up for another day out in the sun with the new Olay Summer Packs – your partner to kick-start your journey to sun-proofing your skin. The Olay Total Effects 7-in-1 Day Cream SPF15 with Anti-Aging Night Firming Cream, as well as the Olay Total Effects 7-in-1 Day Cream SPF15 with 7-in-1 Daily Serum is only Php999 SRP each. The Olay Regenerist Micro-sculpting UV Cream Moisturiser SPF 30 with Miracle Boost Youth Pre-Essence is only Php2,199 SRP, and the Olay White Radiance Light Perfecting Day Cream SPF24 with Light Perfecting Essence is only Php1,499 SRP. Now available in all leading department stores.

For more information, visit Olay.com.ph and visit @OlayPhilippines in Facebook and Instagram.

#OlaySunProofSummer

Calel’s Wacky Art Shirts

Even though the word Autism is commonly heard, still there are several speculations about Autism and of the people affected by it. In the Philippines, it is estimated that there are around 1 million people living with Autism, yet not everybody can understand what it it’s like. The Autism spectrum Disorder is a condition where a person who is diagnosed with it will not have the same experiences but are noticed by the core symptoms.
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Meet Calel, he is a 6-year old who was diagnosed with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) at the age of four. A year ago, he discovered his love for animals and drawing and once he starts on a sketch pad he just cannot stop – his mother Marie, started posting his artwork on Facebook, when a friend commented that if in the case the drawing is produced to be printed on a t-shirt – he definitely would buy.
After a few months, Marie launched Calel’s Wacky Art Shirts for 3 reasons: to help with Calel’s therapy needs, to develop the business to eventually be taken over by Calel (when he gets older) and to spread Autism awareness.
Anybody would know that Occupational aned Speech therapy is costly, plus there are limited specialists in the Philippines. Kids with ASD need to attend SPED (Special Education) classes which can cost up to 60,000Php a year. For every shirt purchased, this will help Calel’s parents to make sure he gets the special treatments that he needs.
Calel’s future is still unclear at the age of 6, he shows signs of progress but it is hard to tell if he will be able to live a normal life or yet alone become employed, if this becomes a success, Calel’s Wacky Art Shirts may become his own business to handle.
With the first batch of t-shirts printed and distributed, people that order have started to ask about Calel and his condition – this helps Marie to talk about Autism and educate them on what Calel and their parents experience day-to-day including the highs and low.
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There are so many designs to choose from and each is unique which you will surely love. T-shirt’s come in kids, men and women’s sizes.
Calel’s Wacky Art Shirts are being offered at introductory prizes for the first 100 customers.
Please visit their Instagram account for updates and designs: Instagram.com/calelswackyartshirts

You may help Calel by purchasing a shirt through their shoppee account: https://shopee.ph/mamaneesshop

They are also accepting donations for art materials like sketch pads, crayons, colored pencils and pens.

 

Summer Rhythm Hip Hop and Ballet Dances for Kids

Moms and dads out there, still looking for a summer activity for your kid? How about Ballet and Hip Hop Class? Bet?

Last April 10, Araneta Center together with Dance Plus Philippines launched their Summer Dance Program – Summer Rhythm. These workshops will be held every Tuesday and Friday from April 10 – May 18, for kids 4-15 years old. Sessions are held at the Ali Mall Activity Area their space is great for the workshop because of the spacious area where kids can easily move and groove.

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Classes are facilitated by the dance instructors from Dance Plus. Dance Plus, also known as ‘your studio without walls’ partners with schools, malls, and condominiums to share the gift of dance to as many children as possible. Leaving children priceless memories this summer.

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Raix was very excited once I told him about the hip-hop class. He loves dancing and his favorite moves are from Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ and ‘Beat It’. At first, he was really shy to show his moves but eventually got the hang of it. 🙂 He may not still get the ‘angst’ of hip-hop dancing but still, Raix is a great dancer.

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As a “stage mom” I don’t just watch my son but also the instructor. I was very impressed actually, Teacher Arlene started their class with a warm-up and slowly introduced a few steps after. What really surprised me is that before ending the session kids also cooled down. I danced during my school days but never taught about that. Great job Dance Plus!

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Thank you Teacher Arlene!

Thank you so much to Mommy Bloggers Philippines and Araneta Center for the wonderful opportunity.

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Team Mommy Bloggers!

Here’s How to Join:
From April 10 – May 18, 2018 every P1000 single receipt from any Araneta Center establishment ( Gateway Mall, Gateway Tower Mall, Ali Mall, Farmers Plaza, Farmers Market, Novotel, Coliseum Circle Restaurants, KIA Theatre Arcade, Telus Arcade, Cyberpark Tower 1, Shopwise Arcade Restaurants, Araneta Center Bus Station & Busport, and Manhattan Parkway, Parkview, and Heights Arcade), four (4) Cineplex tickets (Gateway Cineplex 10 or Ali Mall Cineplex 4) entitles the customer to one (1) FREE Ballet Dance Class and one (1) free Hip Hop Dance Class at Ali Mall Activity Area.

Customers must present their receipts at the concierge booth located at the ground floor of Ali Mall to claim their free dance class stubs.

Strictly one transaction per receipt only. For receipts exceeding P 1000, only a maximum of 1 free Ballet Dance and one (1) free Hip Hop Dance Class stubs shall be given.

Schedule of classes:

April 10,13,17,20,24,27
May 1,4,8,11,15 &18

Ballet Class – 10am – 11am (4-7 yrs old)
11am – 12 nn ( 8-15 yrs old)

Hip Hop Class -1pm- 2pm (4-15 yrs old)
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