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Top Blogs in the Philippines – 2009


Finally, we bring you our listing of the Top 50 Blogs in the Philippines for the year 2009, ranked based on each blog’s 3-month Alexa.com traffic rank.

We started monitoring blogs in 2008 (see our 2008 Top 50 Philippine Blogs list) and, in 2009, we see a diverse collection of old and new blogs alike.

(See also: 50 Top Blog Sites in the Philippines 2010)

In this list, 19 blogs or 20% of the Top 50 entered the list for the first time in 2009. They either became popular or started only in 2009. This means the length of time a person has been blogging does not necessarily translate to higher traffic rank.

The complete Top 50 blogs list below.

The Philippines’ Top 50 Blogs of 2009
Ranked by Alexa’s 3-month traffic rank
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Complete List – Top 100 Blogs

Philippines - Top 100 BlogsClick here for the complete listing of the Top 100 Blogs in the Philippines in 2009, ranked according to the 3-month Alexa.com traffic rank.

Breakthrough Blogs of 2009

We take time to acknowledge 19 blogs that successfully broke down barriers to enter the Top 50 list last year. These blogs were either not part of the 2008 Top 50 list or simply started existing in 2009. We recognize them as the “Breakthrough Blogs of 2009.” They are:

  • Ranked #4. DailyContributor.com
  • #9. TeamPilipinas.info
  • #12. Keybol.org
  • #17. MelvinBlog.com
  • #18. ChuvaChienes.com
  • #25. TheDailyInquirer.net
  • #28. RisingSun.DannyArao.com
  • #29. PinoyAmbisyoso.com
  • #31. NursingCrib.com
  • #32. InSearch4You.com
  • #35. Nierva.com
  • #36. ManuelViloria.com
  • #40. Bleuken.com
  • #41. TheWeblogZone.com
  • #44. CalvinsHub.com
  • #46. Silkenhut.com
  • #48. ChikaMuna.com
  • #49. CrisiBoy.com
  • #50. Grabeh.com

10 Biggest Gainers in 2009

Usually, the ones who rank on top are also the fastest gainers in terms of rank. This is evident in the 2009 Top 10 biggest gainers where six of the 10 biggest gainers managed to enter the Top 50 list for the first time. These biggest gainers who increased their traffic rank the most are:

  • Ranked #9. (2008 rank: New) TeamPilipinas.info : 76.7% increase in traffic rank
  • #18. (2008 rank: New) ChuvaChienes.com : 66.8%
  • #35. (2008 rank: New) Nierva.com : 62.8%
  • #3. (2008 rank: #13) 5ThirtyOne.com : 56.3%
  • #16. (2008 rank: #41) JaypeeOnline.net : 53.6%
  • #17. (2008 rank: New) MelvinBlog.com : 49.9%
  • #29. (2008 rank: New) PinoyAmbisyoso.com : 49.0%
  • #5. (2008 rank: #11) PMPToday.com : 45.7%
  • #40. (2008 rank: New) Bleuken.com : 39.7%
  • #26. (2008 rank: #40) PinoyBlogoSphere.com : 38.8%

10 Biggest Decliners in 2009

Meanwhile, blogs with the biggest traffic decline must be concerned since if their decline continues, other blogs may ease them out of the Top 50 list. The biggest traffic rank decliners of 2009 are:

  • Ranked #47. (2008 rank: #16) TechAtHand.net : (81.2%) decrease in traffic rank
  • #22. (2008 rank: #7) SELaplana.com : (72.3%)
  • #11. (2008 rank: #1) Mukamo.com : (68.9%)
  • #1. (2008 rank: #1) DotaStrategy.com/blog : (63.2%)
  • #8. (2008 rank: #3) MotorcyclePhilippines.com : (34.8%)
  • #15. (2008 rank: #8) Starmometer.com : (30.1%)
  • #39. (2008 rank: #21) Alleba.com/blog : (24.4%)
  • #13. (2008 rank: #6) Jehzlau-Concepts.com : (23.5%)
  • #34. (2008 rank: #18) GetItFromBoy.net : (22.1%)
  • #33. (2008 rank: #17) Max.Limpag.com : (20.0%)

Disclaimer

We recognize that the Alexa ranking system is not perfect, however, it still provides objective information about the popularity of a website that’s why we are using it for this list.

Some blogs tracked on the list are not one exclusive blog alone. On the same domain may be some more sub-blogs or sub-sites, which may affect the rank of that domain.

Our list of the Philippines’ Top Blogs ranks only blogs that are “Filipino-made” or “made primarily for the Philippine market.” The blogs were primarily taken from the list in Topblogs.com.ph and Ratified.org. We excluded blogs with no new posts in the last 3 months and also whose majority of posts:

  • feature nude or sexy pictures or videos of people;
  • offer free streaming or download of copyrighted music, videos, movies and other media;
  • offer downloads or provide links to downloads of themes, layouts, games, software, etc.;
  • promote sex, violence, terrorism, or discrimination; or
  • are mere aggregate of other blogs and sites

Corporate blogs and subdomain blogs which cannot be separately ranked are also excluded from the list.

If you know a blog that should be included here, please contact us so we can include it in the next update.

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31 thoughts on “Top Blogs in the Philippines – 2009”

  1. Dexter | Techathand.net says:

    Thanks for the list, not so good for my site. My alexa rank goes down tremendously.. Anyway. Thanks for the list. it reminds me that I need to have more incoming links :)

  2. Mark says:

    Great list, I’ll try to be part of this list for 2010. Good luck to me. :D

  3. RNHalawi | TeamPilipinas.info says:

    Great list James!

    Kudos to everyone.. Great respect to all your hard work!

    TeamPilipinas.info

  4. marhgil says:

    nice list! pasok pa rin ako sa top 50 :D

  5. Jay Castillo says:

    Thank you James for posting this! Made me look at my alexa ranking and found out I am now at 212,740 which should be good enough to be included in the top 100… yehey! Maybe you can include Foreclosure Philippines in the next update?

    Just a comment on alexa, according to it, 50% of my traffic comes from South Korea which does not jive with Google analytics. Is this kind of discrepancy what you meant when you said that the alexa ranking system is not perfect?
    .-= Jay Castillo´s latest blog ..Reader Q and A #1: How can I apply for a loan and thus finance my first deal? =-.

  6. Millionaire Acts says:

    Hi James, maybe you could also consider my blog? Before, I reached the alexa rank of 165K but recently it went down to 180K because I’m not updating it lately.
    .-= Millionaire Acts´s latest blog ..Shopping for Auto Insurance =-.

  7. James | PinoyMoneyTalk.com says:

    @Dex, actually what Alexa is measuring is traffic, so to increase your Alexa rank, you need to increase the number of visitors to your blog.

    @Mark, good luck! Hope to see your blog in the Top 50 in the next update!

    @marhgil, matibay nga, Top 14 pa rin ang blog mo!

    @Jay, will surely add your blog in the next update. Right now, your blog is ranked at #63! The Alexa stats,I think is a 3-month average, so probably a lot of visitors from South Korea went to your blog during that time. If that’s not the case, then that’s really weird because it seems that Alexa is not correctly measuring traffic.

    @Tyrone, sure! Will add your blog in the next update. It’s at #53 right now, with an Alexa rank of 181,354!

  8. Ambo says:

    Thanks James! Actually i worked hard on it! Ang laki ng improvement halos 100k din pala. Thanks and congratulatios to all!

  9. James | PinoyMoneyTalk.com says:

    @RNHalawi, congrats on that breakthrough blog of yours! Sobrang sikat, galing!

    @Ambo, your efforts did indeed pay off! Hope your blog will rise in rank in the next update.

    @Mo, will surely do. Your blog currently has an Alexa rank of 152,414, enough to be part of the Top 50. I’ll probably update the list this week and incorporate the new blog additions. Btw, greet me on your show, hahaha!

  10. Francis Isberto says:

    Congratulations for being rank No. 6. I will still continue to support your blog and I’m looking forward for more good articles from your site.

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  11. chuva says:

    Huwaw! Great compilation! Thanks very much again for doing this. Number 18 – – still has a lot more to work on. Happy New Year and may 2010 bring more power and weight to all the blogs out there.

    Thanks again!!

  12. gladita says:

    This is a nice list to inspire those who are poor performers like me. hehehe… Hey, maybe you’d like to take a look at http://www.businessphereconsulting.com? It belongs to a fried. It’s barely a year old but look at his Alexa Ranking!

  13. ricojake says:

    how come arkhilario.com not mentioned here?

  14. Kirhat says:

    Hi there! I just found out about this site. My blog is purely pinoy, http://seeknomore.blogspot.com/, and serves both Filipino and international markets. Is my blog qualified to be in the list?

    Seek No More

  15. Kevin Paquet says:

    Oh, and we’re still holding on tight on that top 40+ spots!
    Congratulations to all new blogs and breakthrough ones!

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  16. raquel says:

    Hello,

    I think this ‘pinoy community blog’ deserves to be in this list. They do NOT use the famous wordpress platform or the free blogger but they tried to use the forum software SMF and made it work like a blog. Please check their site. They do have a forum page but their homepage looks like a ‘blog’. Here’s the site, talkph.net

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  17. Gus Cosio says:

    Hi,
    I am curious of how you get alerted to a blog in order for it to be included in your blog count.
    thanks,
    Gus Cosio
    http://guscosio.wordperss.com

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  18. Jef Menguin says:

    I realized that many of those in the top are not for the Filipino market. They are mainly for US Market.

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