BAKE has announced the BAKE Kenyan Blog Awards 2013. The awards are meant to reward and recognize exceptional bloggers in their respective fields and to promote online content creation in Kenya.
The following are the categories included for the year 2013:
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/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 2012 onwards.
10. Best Corporate Blog
Blogs run by companies.
11. Best Topical Blog
Blog 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
Blog about traveling.
15. Kenyan Blog of the Year
Best overall blog by a Kenyan with a focus on any aspect of Kenya.
Timeline for the Awards:
- submission phase starts on December 1st 2012 to February 1st 2013
- From February 4th 2013 to February 28th 2013 judges comprised of bloggers and media experts will decide on the 3 blogs that advance to the next round in all 15 categories.
- After the judges pick their best 3 in each category, they will then be voted for by the public from March 1st 2013 to April 30th 2013.
- The winners in each category will be announced at a gala event on May 4th 2013.