About FilipiKnow

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FilipiKnow is the Philippines’ leading educational website fueled by one goal: to provide Filipinos anywhere in the world with free, reliable, and useful information at the touch of their fingertips.

A portmanteau of Filipino and knowledge, the website has been helping millions of Filipinos learn obscure facts, review for important examinations, and get access to in-depth how-to tutorials since 2013. 

 

Why should you trust FilipiKnow?

As of December 2021, FilipiKnow has been viewed by close to 50 million individual users–an incredible feat for something that started as a simple blog.

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Here are some of the compelling reasons why the internet continues to love FilipiKnow:

  • Organic growth. The majority of our visitors land on our site through search engine search results. Compared to social media, search engines like Google don’t just give away free traffic unless you’ve earned it. By building our foundation on high-quality content, we’ve survived numerous algorithm updates and continued to gain Google’s trust. 
  • Expertly written articles. Whether you’re looking for background information about a legal matter, casually reading about tax-related stuff, or downloading learning aids for your school lessons, FilipiKnow has got you covered. We have a strict editorial process that starts with subject-matter experts writing the content and ends with editors fact-checking everything before hitting the Publish button. Our writing team consists of a lawyer, accountant, registered financial planner, journalist, scientist, educator, and other knowledgeable professionals to ensure FilipiKnow will remain the go-to educational site you can always count on.
  • Regular article updates and monitoring. Our how-to guides evolve with time. We revise each article as soon as official updates are released to the public. So if you’re looking for the latest guide on how to renew your driver’s license, for example, rest assured FilipiKnow will only serve the most updated information you won’t find on YouTube tutorials made by random strangers. 
  • Awards and recognition. Because of its impact on the online community, FilipiKnow has been featured in CNN Philippines’ Pilipino Ako segment and GMA 7’s multi-awarded magazine show, Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho. It also won numerous awards including the 2013 Emerging Influential Blogs in the Philippines and 2015 Globe Tatt Awards, as well as nominations at the 2016 Philippine Bloggys Award and the 2021 Ezoic Publisher of the Year Award.
 

Who are the writers behind FilipiKnow?

Wondering who are the minds behind our helpful and insightful articles? Meet some of the people who have shared their knowledge and expertise through our website over the years:

The Founder.

Luisito E. Batongbakal Jr. is the founder, editor, and chief content strategist of FilipiKnow, a leading online portal for free educational, Filipino-centric content. His curiosity and passion for learning have helped millions of Filipinos around the world get access to free insightful and practical information at the touch of their fingertips. With him at the helm, FilipiKnow has won numerous awards including the Top 10 Emerging Influential Blogs 2013, the 2015 Globe Tatt Awards, and the 2015 Philippine Bloggys Awards. Read articles by Luisito.

Featured Authors.

Venus Zoleta is an experienced writer and editor for over 10 years, covering topics on personal finance, travel, government services, and digital marketing. Her background is in journalism and corporate communications. In her early 20s, she started investing and purchased a home. Now, she advocates financial literacy for Filipinos and shares her knowledge online. When she’s not working, Venus bonds with her pet cats and binges on Korean dramas and Pinoy rom-coms. Read articles by Venus.

Kareen Lucero is a lawyer previously doing litigation before working for different agencies in the government and for a multinational corporation. She has traveled to 52+ countries including a 3-month solo backpacking in South East Asia and more than 1 year of solo traveling across four continents in the world. As part of giving back, she is passionate about sharing her knowledge of law and travel. She is currently doing consulting work for a government agency. Read articles by Kareen.

Miguel Dar is a CPA and an experienced tax adviser specializing in tax audits. He gives tax advice to different start-ups and clarifies the tax concerns of individual taxpayers. This includes helping clients register their businesses, training in tax and bookkeeping for start-up businesses, settling open cases, tax planning for future tax compliance, and responding to tax-related inquiries. Read articles by Miguel.

Ruth Raganit obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of the Philippines – Diliman. Her love affair with Earth sciences began when she saw a pretty rock and wondered how it came to be. She also likes playing video games, doing digital art, and reading manga. Read articles by Ruth.

Arleia Agustin is a graduate of Bachelor of Arts in Sociology who took interest in research and writing during her collegiate years. The time she spent at the University of the Philippines Los Baños taught her the essence of social sciences, to understand the society in each of its facets, and to believe that it could be changed for the better. She loves to read, dream, observe and discover beautiful stories of the people she encounters. Read articles by Arleia.

Mary Joy Montenegro is a licensed professional teacher who obtained her Master’s Degree in Teaching Physics at De La Salle University under the Department of Science and Technology Scholarship. Aside from teaching, she also loves traveling and meeting other people. Read articles by Mary Joy.

Reggie Sison is a Registered Financial Consultant (RFC) and a Registered Estate Planner (REP) from the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC). She is a freelance writer and a frustrated relationship guru. To destress, she likes to create flowers from recycled ribbons and paper, and read fantasy and horror novels. Read articles by Reggie.

Jewel Kyle Fabula is a Bachelor of Science in Economics student of the University of the Philippines Diliman. His passion for learning mathematics developed as he competed in some mathematics competitions during his Junior High School years. He loves cats, playing video games, and listening to music. Read articles by Kyle.

Earl Jeroh Bacabac’s love for the sea fueled his goal to become a marine biologist. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from the University of the Philippines Visayas while also being a DOST scholar. His passion for the marine environment is rivaled by his diverse interests in music, the arts, and video games. Read articles by Earl.

Rod Michael Perez is a freelance writer with over 7 years of experience in writing long-form articles, ad copy, and SEO content for local and foreign clients. He is also an aspiring startup founder and believes that the Philippines could be the next hub for startup culture. He takes care of his dog, a poodle-Shih Tzu hybrid, in his spare time. Read articles by Rod.

 

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