In a bid to reward exceptional bloggers and to also promote content creation in Kenya, BAKE will be organizing bloggers awards this year under the moniker 'BAKE Blog Awards'.
There will be a submission phase starting March 15th where blogs will be nominated in 14 categories as below:
1. Best Technology Blog
Blogs that cover tech matters like social media, internet usage, consumer electronics, mobile phones, tech startups etc.
2. Best Photography Blog Blogs that showcase original photos or have photography related content.
3. Best Creative Writing Blog Blogs that feature original creative writing in the form of poetry, fiction and essays.
4. Best Business Blog Blogs that feature business content like business development, entrepreneurship, startups, stocks, investments, banking etc
5. Best Food Blog Blogs that focus on food, cooking tips, restaurants, wines and recipes
6. Best Agriculture Blog Blogs that focus on Farming, marketing of agricultural produce, and environmental impact of climate change
7. Best Fashion Blog Blogs that highlight current trends in Fashion as well as personal grooming, fashion shows
8. Best Politics Blog Blogs that cover political issues in Kenya.
9. Best New Blog Outstanding Blogs that were set up from March 24th 2011 onwards.
10. Best Corporate Blog Blogs run by companies.
11. Best General Blog Blogs that features content that is exceptional but doesn’t don’t fit into any of the other 13 categories.
12. Best Sports Blog Blogs that feature sports content.
13. Tweep of the Year – Individual The best individual twitter user in Kenya.
14. Tweep of the Year – Corporate The best corporate twitter user in Kenya.
The submission phase will run until March 29th and then judges will choose their best 5 in each category. The judges will be drawn from the media and the blogging community.
After the judges pick their best 5 in each category, they will then be voted for by the public from April 10th. The winners in each category will be announced at a gala event on April 28th.
More information about The Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE)
BAKE is a body that promotes content creation on the web in Kenya and represents a group of content creators who are of Kenyan origin, descent or are based in Kenya and want to:
- Syndicate their content
- Network among other fellow content creators
- Get legal and communal representation from the Bloggers Association of Kenya