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June 28, 2012

Happy 2nd Blogging Year Anniversary To Me

Two years ago, I decided to learn how to blog to keep in touch with my then-boyfriend Oreo so we could survive our Long Distance Relationship. He was working in Saudi Arabia at that time and I’m working as a kolboy (call center agent) in Taguig. I never imagined that I would still be blogging today and I’m determined to blog for a few more years.

blogging image

I never imagined that I would be able to learn how to blog using Blogger. Right now, I can say that I can do almost all things in Blogger. I also tried to learn how to blog in Wordpress but that was a total failure. I can’t even put the Nuffnang codes in my Wordpress blog (which was later shut down by Wordpress due to inactivity).

Right now, I have around 6 blogs which I’m trying to update regularly. So far, I haven’t received any check payments yet for the advertisements that appeared on those blogs. However, I have received A LOT of products and movie tickets from Nuffnang because of my blogging efforts. When I started blogging two years ago, I just wanted to keep in touch with my boyfriend. I never imagined that I would meet other bloggers, join online blogging contests and have advertisements on my blogs.

In that 2 years of blogging experience I have so far, I learned the basic rule of blogging – update your blogs regularly. If you’re posting updates once a week, it’s okay as long as it’s consistent. The key to have a regularly influx of online traffic is to blog regularly. That’s all there is to it.

If you’re planning to start blogging and thinks that you’ll get a whole lot of money out of it, I suggest that you divert your time and energy to something else. I’m not saying there is no money in blogging. There is money in blogging! It just takes a lot of time, like years. Blogging is like an investment. It doesn’t produce money overnight. You have to improve your craft, make friends, and give something to your readers. In time, money would come.

For those of you who enjoys sharing updates with your friends, loves to write, friendly and loves to be online all the time then try blogging. It would be a worthy experience. You’ll gain friends through blogging and would learn a lot of things about the Internet, software and a whole lot of stuff.

So, I just wanted to give myself a tap on the back and say Happy 2nd Blogging Anniversary To Me.

Picture taken from Hubspot Blog.

June 27, 2012

Can’t Publish A Blog Post With Picture

For some reason, I can’t publish an article that contains a photo – even a single one. It’s giving me error “The remote server returned an error: (403) Forbidden.”

Anyone using Windows Live Writer and Blogger? Anyone experiencing the same error?

June 24, 2012

I’m Missing Carl Guevarra

carl guevarra by jojit lorenzo

It’s Carl Guevarra as photographed by Jojit Lorenzo. I’m missing Carl Guevarra. I’m not much of a TV person a.k.a. couch potato so if Carl Guevarra’s on TV, I probably missed it.

If you have any news at all of Carl Guevarra about his latest gig or photo-shoot, please do send me a copy and I’ll gladly post it here. After all, this blog is partly dedicated to Carl Guevarra. Elmer Loves Carl Guevarra.

June 4, 2012

Check Out This Year’s MTV Movie Awards Winners

MTV-Movie-Awards-2012-nominees

Movie of the Year
Bridesmaids
The Hunger Games
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
The Help
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1WINNER

Best Male Performance
Daniel Radcliffe, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
Ryan Gosling, Drive
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, 50/50
Josh Hutcherson, The Hunger GamesWINNER
Channing Tatum, The Vow

Best Female Performance
Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger GamesWINNER
Kristin Wiig, Bridesmaids
Emma Stone, Crazy, Stupid, Love
Emma Watson, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
Rooney Mara, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Best Hero
Captain America – Captain America: The First Avenger
Harry Potter – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part Two - WINNER
Jenko – 21 Jump Street
Katniss Everdeen – The Hunger Games
Thor – Thor

Breakthrough Performance
Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids
Rooney Mara, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Liam Hemsworth, The Hunger Games
Elle Fanning, Super 8
Shailene Woodley, The DescendantsWINNER

Best Cast
Bridesmaids
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2WINNER
The Hunger Games
21 Jump Street
The Help

Best On-Screen Transformation
Elizabeth Banks, The Hunger GamesWINNER
Rooney Mara, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Johnny Depp, 21 Jump Street
Michelle Williams, My Week With Marilyn
Colin Farrell, Horrible Bosses

Best Fight
Daniel Radcliffe vs. Ralph Fiennes, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson vs. Alexander Ludwig, The Hunger GamesWINNER
Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill vs. Kid Gang, 21 Jump Street
Tom Hardy vs. Joel Edgerton, Warrior
Tom Cruise vs. Mikael Nyqvist, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol

Best Kiss
Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, Crazy, Stupid, Love
Rupert Grint and Emma Watson, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson, The Hunger Games
Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum, The Vow
Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1WINNER

Best On-Screen Dirtbag
Bryce Dallas Howard, The Help
Jon Hamm, Bridesmaids
Jennifer Aniston, Horrible BossesWINNER
Colin Farrell, Horrible Bosses
Oliver Cooper, Project X

Best Gut-Wrenching Performance
Bridesmaids (Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McClendon-Covey and Ellie Kemper) – WINNER
The Help (Bryce Dallas Howard)
21 Jump Street (Jonah Hill and Rob Riggle)
Drive (Ryan Gosling)
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (Tom Cruise)

Best Music
“Party Rock Anthem,” LMFAO (21 Jump Street) – WINNER
“A Real Hero,” College & Electric Youth (Drive)
“The Devil Is in the Details,” Chemical Brothers (Hanna)
“Impossible,” Figurine (Like Crazy)
“Pursuit of Happiness,” Kid Cudi (Steve Aoki remix) (Project X)

Instant Cult Classic AwardProject X
MTV Generation AwardJohnny Depp
Trailblazer AwardEmma Stone

List taken from Just Jared. Congratulations to all the winners specially to Josh Hutcherson!

June 3, 2012

Thank You For The Traffic!

I am referring to blog traffic. I made a screenshot of the All Time traffic to this blog and had these results:

elmer loves oreo traffic as of june 3, 2011 B

Thank you again Wizzdumb, Rent, and Brian of Spontaneous and Planned for all the traffic that you’re giving me.

I sure hope I could meet other bloggers out there that has a huge number of followers. Send me an email if you want to exchange links.

Resurrection!

ragnarok priest

Resurrection is a skill in Ragnarok Online wherein a priest (or any character that has a Yggdrasil Leaf) can revive a dead player.

I want to use that skill now to revive this blog since Oreo and I remained friends after we broke up in October 2011. I probably would post my stories related to my life as a callboy (call center agent) in this blog.

This blog is also receiving a decent traffic for my Nuffnang account so it would be a wise idea to continue blogging here.

So… expect some post from this blog soon. I’m on the process of revamping all the layout of my blogs right now to incorporate the Like button of Facebook.

See you soon!

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