Saturday, November 19, 2011

My Nuffnang story.

I can't remember when my Nuffnang story started... Because it seems that as long as I've been blogging, I've been with Nuffnang.

I first heard of Nuffnang when Teeny was the only one in the Hoe family who blogs. I found the idea of getting paid when people click on a banner in your blog both absurd and enticing at the same time. I didn't pay much attention to Nuffnang then, simply because I didn't blog.

Nonetheless, when I subsequently did started blogging in Australia, it was a very natural process then to sign up for Nuffnang. My involvement with Nuffnang when I was studying in Melbourne was minimal, in a way. The banner clicks do work though, and you can see the money payable to yourself growing slowly. It was kind of fun, because it's like a receiving a bonus doing something that you already enjoy doing anyway.

After I graduated, I came back to Malaysia. And I found myself attending one of the biggest Nuffnang events then! The Nuffnang Pajama Party:


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Everyone was dressed to the T according to the theme, and we didn't feel the least bit out of place! :P


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Spot me!

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Despite starting work in Singapore after that, I would still make time and come back to KL for another one of Nuffnang's big bash, this time with an animal theme.

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With Audrey and Suet Lee, both good friends whom I met through blogging. And because for me, blogging is intertwined with Nuffnang, you can say that we met through Nuffnang.


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When I was in Singapore, I was also assigned my first advertorial! You can read about it here.


The downside of working away from home is that I had to miss out on a lot of subsequent Nuffnang events. Needless to say when I quit my job in Singapore last year, I found myself making up for lost time by turning up at some Nuffnang events:



At Frames in Sunway Pyramid a few months back.


The highlight of my Nuffnang story would be when I was chosen as Nuffnang's featured blogger for June 2011!


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I also got to do a lot of cool reviews/ advertorials, for example reviewing beauty products, trying out the Samsung Galaxy tab and subsequently loved it so much that I bought it (and 'cause we were invited to the launch I got it for the media price, woohoo!), and doing shopping-related advertorials where we are basically... instructed to shop wtf. Nuffnang also arranged for me to to share a bit of my life story, my style and how AZORIAS came about here, to share and and inspire young people. :')


I remember discussing with Audrey before-- if you are a blogger, by default you are a Nuffnang blogger. That's how big Nuffnang's influence is. I cannot imagine blogging without Nuffnang, because I am sure my blogging process/ story would be a lot lackluster. I don't know what is in store for me in terms of blogging/ Nuffnang, but one thing is for sure, I am looking forward to growing with you, Nuffnang.

Come 16 December 2011, 500 bloggers from around the Asia-Pacific region will flock to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for the Nuffnang Asia-Pacific Blog Awards 2011 in Putrajaya Marriott. The Awards aims to not only honour the region's best bloggers, but also to bring together blogger communities from across Asia-Pacific. The Nuffnang Asia-Pacific Blog Awards is brought to you by Volkswagen Malaysia and Putrajaya Marriott.


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4 comments:

Sparks In Spring said...

I've been waiting for this post! Can't wait to see your 'red carpet' dress for this event. :)

Joanne said...

It is because of nuffnang I get to know you too :)

can't wait to see you dress up for the award night!

ken said...

Well, I think a blogger can be considered as a Nuffnang blogger if he/she is active with Nuffnang. :)

revel in me said...

sparks in spring: STRESSSS!! I am flying to Korea this weekend, and will be back only shortly before the event-- no time to find a dress, AAHHH!!


joanne: Aww, Nuffnang united me with some lovely readers too! <3


ken: Haha, I don't really get what you meant, but yay support nuffnang!