Blogging away from rags to riches?

A couple of days a go, I got a phone call and text message from a journalist from Iloilo who wanted to interview me for his research study on Guimaras. Apparently, he found my blog in his search and was intrigued by that little description I placed on the header image of my blog (“blogging his way from rags to riches“).

Ok, that was really meant to catch some attention and quite a few people have emailed me about it. It’s a double entrende and I’d like to clarify a few points about that. First, I am not rich (yet). :D Second, what I meant about blogging away from rags to riches was that (1) blogging could become a source of income for the regular Filipino (which is what I am preaching here in my blog) and (2) I practically started my entrepreneurial ventures thru blogging (see

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Anyway, I sent the journalist a short autobiography of sorts (way back when I was a kid growing up in Guimaras to my college days in Ateneo and my online ventures). I hope my story was interesting enough. :D

On a related topic, Marc of just published my long overdue inteview about my netrepreneurial escapades.

And then, there’s the great big theme redesign of PinoyTechBlog, which was tirelessly customized by Jolo. :)

Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech. You Can follow him on Twitter @abeolandres.

5 Responses

  1. Paul Sanchez says:

    like your rags to riches quote! you can see the progress of my struggle to make it to a billionaire. its a video blog…take care


  2. Abe Olandres says:

    @ jaypee

    Thanks! Pinagpuyatan yan ni Jolo. :D

    @ anton

    hehehe :D

    @ mr nice ash

    Was looking at PubSub yesterday but did not know they had this new LinkRank system. Thanks. ;)

  3. mr nice ash says:

    hi, i just checked your site’s rank at
    it counts your InLinks and outlinks as well.
    well, it shows really good stats.

    cheers :)

    check it out…

  4. anton says:

    thanks for explaining the “rags to riches”… I was wondering about that for some time :)

  5. Jaypee says:

    ganda ng bagong layout ng PTB..congrats and more power! :)

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