BAKE Blog Awards 2014 are here! Submit your Blog

BAKE awards 2013

Media personality Larry Madowo with yours truly at the 2013 awards ceremony

 

The Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) has officially launched the 2014 BAKE Kenyan Blog Awards.

The 2014 awards mark the third edition of the awards. The past 2 have seen an increase in the submissions and voting. 300 blogs were submitted in the inaugural awards and the second edition had 500 blogs submitted. The voting rose from 10,000 people to 50,000 people casting votes.

The submission phase is now open and will run until February 14th 2014. Y0u can submit your own personal blog or a blog you like here

The winners will be announced at a gala event on May 3rd 2014.

Email info@bake.or.ke if you have any query

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

Below are the categories in which you can nominate your favourite blogs

1. Best Technology Blog

Blogs that cover technology 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, book reviews, 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 Environmental/Agricultural Blog

Blogs that focus on the environment and agriculture.

7. Best Fashion/Beauty/Hair/Style Blog

Blogs that highlight current trends in fashion, beauty and style.

8. Best Politics Blog

Blogs that cover political issues in Kenya.

9. Best New Blog

Outstanding Blogs that were set up from January 24th 2013 onwards.

10. Best Corporate Blog

Blogs that are run by brands/companies.

11. Best Topical Blog

Blogs with a clear niche that is not represented in any of the other categories.

12. Best Sports Blog

Blogs that feature sports content.

13. Best Entertainment/Lifestyle Blog

Blog about Kenyan lifestyle and the entertainment industry.

14. Best Travel Blog

Blogs about travel.

15. Best Health Blog

Blogs about healthcare and healthy living in Kenya.

16. Best County Blog

Blogs that are based in a County and that feature content from a specific County.

17. Kenyan Blog of the Year

Best overall blog by a Kenyan.
The Rules

The rules are very clear thus it would be good for one to familiarise themselves with them first before submitting.

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Important Dates
The Blog Awards timeline will be as follows

1. Submissions

From January 10th 2014 to February 10th 2014, we will be accepting submissions in the competition’s 17 categories.

2. Judges Choose the Best 5

From February 12th 2014 to February 28th 2014 judges comprised of bloggers and media experts will decide on the 5 blogs that advance to the next round in all 17 categories. These are the blogs that will be in the running to win a BAKE Kenyan Blog Award.

3. Online voting

The ballot box will be opened on March 1st 2014 and it will close on April 30th 2014. We will be limiting votes to one time per category.

4. And the winner is…

The winners will be announced at a gala event on May 3rd 2014.

For more information on the Blog Awards,  visit blogawards.co.ke

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