Grit is a project venture under Avaris, a Philippine-based digital marketing company helping brands all across the globe increase their website traffic and revenue.
Our office is at:
47 East, Solana Suites
#47 Estaban Abada street, Brgy. Loyola Heights,
Quezon City 1108
Meet The Team
Jason Acidre is the Co-founder at Avaris, a digital marketing agency specializing in SEO, Content Marketing and Link Building. He’s also the author of Kaiserthesage – where he mostly writes about practical SEO strategies.
Bingo Ventura is the Managing Director at Notimpo – a content-driven SEO agency based in Manila. He’s also an Editor of a New York-based news site that has about 40 million visitors a month.
JP is the Co-founder and COO of Avaris.
Lauren is Editor Emeritus of Ventura Consultancy, among other things. (When she’s not sketching, writing, or taking pictures.)
Mark Dela Cruz
Digital PR / Business Columnist
Mark Dela Cruz has been a music arranger, composer, tailor, theatre actor, a professional voice actor for advertisements and a business school graduate. He has climbed the mounting expectations of his parents, survived a bicycle collision, spent Saturdays learning Nihonggo, fed his cat and lived in a warmly lit cave during typhoon seasons.
He and his cat share their home in the suburbs of Quezon city raising 3 beautiful guitars and a drumset, educating them with rock and good old organic songwriting. More information can be found on his social media accounts.
Research / Analyst
Michie is our resident Marketing Research and Analyst, with more than 7 years experience in Marketing, Research, Analytics and Online Marketing; and 2 years of experience in Search Engine Optimization.
Enjoys playing video games, basketball and loves coffee too much.
Digital PR / Business Columnist
Aaron Chichioco is a technical writer and digital marketing specialist. He has a vast experience in managing and overseeing daily operations of several online businesses since 2011. He is currently employed with Avaris (formerly Xight Interactive Asia) under the leadership & supervision of Mr. Jason Acidre. You can follow Aaron on twitter at @Aaron_Chichioco
Business & Finance Columnist
Amiel escaped from the shackles of BPO life and now pursues his dream of writing full time. When not reading, he’s usually arguing about life’s philosophies with his 3-yr old son. He hopes to share his knowledge, insight, and experience to help fellow Pinoys survive the freelance life on his site: http://www.homebasedpinoy.com
Marketing Consultant / Digital PR
Jolina Landicho is a marketing strategist working with various brands online. She is devoted to helping businesses bridge relationship gaps by providing in-depth, actionable advice on online marketing, business development, and growth hacking. Follow her on Twitter!
Content Marketing Specialist / Digital PR
Naida Alabata is a Junior Content Marketing Specialist at Avaris and opts to share her expertise in business and entrepreneurship, branding, and digital marketing. She has a vast experience in being an entrepreneur and a marketer, as she has managed and promoted her co-owned business with her colleagues.
Business & Personal Finance Columnist
Venus Zoleta is an experienced writer and editor, specializing in personal finance and digital marketing. Hoping to retire early, she started investing and bought a home in her early 20s. This crazy cat mom eats ramen like there’s no tomorrow. Stalk her on LinkedIn.