GirlyGeek.Ph Turns One: Coffee with Girly Geek Contest

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Dear friends,

How time flies! It’s already September! And this month, GirlyGeek.Ph turns one year. It’s been an amazing journey since I changed domain names from GeekyGirlyLife.com. I’ve met a lot of awesome people and done some really cool things. I became part of Philippine Bloggers Network, got hired by Veems, and worked as an Associate Editor for Adventour magazine. And just recently, I got featured in GMA’s Pop Talk!

This blog has made a huge positive impact in my personal and professional life.

And I want to give something back!

So, for this contest, I’m giving away two things:

  • Php500 Starbucks Card
    And a chance to spend time with me!

It’s been a while since I did a giveaway. And I really want to make this one special. So, I thought what could be more special than giving away a piece of me? No, I’m not going to mail you my thumb. 😉

I’m giving away a Starbucks card, so that anyone in the Philippines can join! And as some of you know, Starbucks is my vice. So, giving you a Starbucks card is like giving a piece of something I truly love.

Now, I’m also giving away something even more special than a card. I’m giving away my time. So, for two lucky winners, we are going to go out and have coffee in Starbucks. And cookies, too! My treat! And I’m going to share everything I’ve learned in the past few years about blogging and freelancing.

To win the Starbucks card, simply follow the instructions below:

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in Coffee with Girly Geek, please comment below. In your comment, please include:

  • your name
    your blog’s URL  (if you have one)
    and the things that you want to learn from me (branding, connecting with people, or freelance writing)

I will choose two winners based on your comments.

The winners will get:

  • free Starbucks coffee and a dessert of your choice
  • tips from me on how you can improve your blog or how you can start your own blog
  • life lessons I’ve learned that might help you out in your goals
  • *If you have a blog, I will also promote it here and on my social media channels.

*We will work out our schedule together. We can meet in the Alabang, Makati, or SM North area.

Why Coffee Can Lead to Awesome Things

When I started my freelance career in June, one of the things that really helped me out was reading BeaFreelanceWriter.com. One day, Francesca, the writer behind the blog, sent a newsletter saying that she was going to Manila. I immediately replied to the email. I asked, “Could I take you out for coffee when you’re in Manila?” I knew it was a long shot. She might even think I was creepy for asking her out. But she replied after a few days. She wrote, “I would be happy to.”

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Meet Francesca the writer behind Beafreelancewriter.com. Her husband took this photo before we parted ways. 🙂

And a few weeks later, we were in Starbucks. We only talked for a little over an hour, but the lessons I’ve learned from her would last me a lifetime. We talked about how she started her freelancing career. She also shared productivity tips. And she even encouraged me to write a guest post on her blog.

I hope to recreate this kind of experience. I want to help other people the way Francesca helped me out.

So, I do hope that you join this contest! Let’s talk about our hopes and dreams over coffee!

If you know a friend who needs help on blogging and/or freelance writing, please make sure to share this contest with them.

Irene Chan

Irene Chan

Irene Chan loves two things: communication and technology. With this tech blog and her role as Head of Communications at Veems, she believes she has the best job in the world. 🙂 Besides those two things, she's also crazy for coffee, dogs, and zombies.Follow her on Veems to get tips and fun updates from her geeky life.
Irene Chan