Wednesday January 10, 2014:The Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) has today announced the dates for its third annual KenyanBlogAwards. The awards reward bloggers that post on a regular basis, have great and useful content presented in a creative and innovative format.
The 2014 BAKE Kenyan Blog Awards will see the addition of two new categories, a “Best Health Blog” category and a “Best County Blog” category. This will raise the total number of categories from the current 15 to 17.
To submitblogsinto the competition, bloggers and fans of bloggers should visitblogawards.co.ke/submit.
The inaugural BAKE Blog Awards was held in 2012. It rewarded bloggers in 14 categories; best technology, photography, creative writing, business, food, agriculture, fashion, politics, sports, general and corporate blogs as well as giving out awards for the “tweeps” of the year. 300 blogswere submitted and 10,000 people voted. The gala event to award the winners was held on 5th May 2012 at Nairobi Serena.
The second edition of the awards were held earlier this year. It rewarded bloggers in 15 categories. 'Lifestyle/Entertainment', 'Blogof the Year' & 'TravelBlog' were added as categories after removing the two twitter categories i.e. Best Individual Tweep & Best Corporate Tweep.
Over 500blogswere submitted and 50,000 people voted. The gala event to awards the winners was on 4th May 2013 at Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi.
TheBlogAwards timeline will be as follows
FromJanuary 10th2014toFebruary 10th2014, we will be accepting submissions in the competition’s 17 categories.
2. Judges Choose the Best 5
FromFebruary 12th 2014toFebruary 28th 2014judges comprised ofbloggers and media experts will decide on the 5blogsthat advance to the next round in all 17 categories. These are theblogsthat will be in the running to win aBAKEKenyanBlogAward.
3. Online voting
The ballot box will be opened onMarch 1st2014and it will close onApril 30th2014. We will be limiting votes to one time per category.
4. And the winner is...
The winners will be announced at a gala event onMay 3rd 2014.
For more information on theBlogAwards, kindly visitblogawards.co.ke
The Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) is a community organization that represents a group of Kenyan online content creators and that seeks to empower online content creation and improve the quality of content created on the web.
About the KenyanBlogAwards
The Kenyan Blog Awards rewards bloggers that post on a regular basis, have great and useful content, are creative and innovative. These awards represent BAKE’s efforts in the promotion of quality content creation.