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SA Blog Awards 2010



The 5th SA Blog Awards will take place on the 25th September 2010 and for the first time will include statistics from the nominees sites. Nominations take place from the 2nd to the 27th Of August and the voting phase will take place from the 1st to the 17th September.

This year’s categories are as follows:

· The News24 South African Blog of the Year: The Best of the Best from South Africa

· The Ogilvy Twitter Micro Blogger of the Year: Best SA Twitter account

· The Ogilvy Best Media and Marketing Blog- a blog that comments on design, branding and marketing would also fit into this category

· The Kulula Best Travel Blog: Blog featuring travel related content

· The Old Mutual Best Green Blog: Blogs covering mainly environmental organic or environmental friendly related content

· The Evox Advanced Nutrition Best Sports Blog: Blogs written exclusively about any recognised sport

· The UCT Graduate School of Business Best Business Blog: Blogs about businesses or business education – by an individual who writes about business

· Jameson Best Fashion Blog: Best blog about fashion/style

· Havana Club Rum Best Blog Design: Best designed blog

· Olmeca Tequila Best Music Blog: Blogs about news of the musical nature

· Best Parenting Blog: Blogs about the trials and tribulations of living with little people

· Best TV/Radio Blog: Best blog by a South African TV or Radio show or personality

· Best Personal Blog: Diary type blogs of a personal life story

· The Best Company Blog: Best blog by a corporate, small business or non-profit organisation

· Most Controversial Blog: The blog which caused the most amount of discomfort in 2009

· Best Indigenous Language Blog: Blogs written in an indigenous with a slight bias toward the culture of that language

· Best Group Blog: Blogs with more than one author – includes mainstream media

· Best South African Podcast/Video Blog: Best online audio/video shows

· Best Science and Technology Blog: Blogs primarily focused on science, technology, computers or the internet

· Best Food and Wine Blog: Blogs written primarily about food or drink

· Best New Blog: Blogs which were started during the year of 2009/2010

· Best Photographic Blog: Blogs featuring original photographic content

· Best Blog about Politics: Blogs featuring mainly a political theme

· Best Overseas South African Blog: Blogs written by a South African in any foreign country

· Best Entertainment Blog: Blogs about art movies, celebrities, theatre and topical issues with entertainment value

Basic guidelines and definitions

· A "blog" is defined as a web page with dated entries commonly displayed in reverse-chronological order.

· Only blogs written within the Republic of South Africa and / or blogs written by South African citizens living abroad are eligible to be considered for the awards.

· The contest is open to any blogs that existed for a period of time during the year 2009/2010, so weblogs that were discontinued during 2009 are also eligible.

· Only one registration for nomination form may be submitted per person.

· Registration must contain valid and verifiable details.

· E-mail addresses are required to register, nominate and vote.

· You must use your own address and confirm the validation e-mail.

· If you attempt to submit a second ballot, your first one will be replaced.

· Judges and Organizer’s blogs are not eligible for the awards

· Any invalid details could nullify a registration.

I’ve already seen the nominate button on some of my favourite South African blogs and I’ve got it on my blog as well. So, go along to your favourite blogs and nominate them.

Official website –

For a list of last years winners check out this link –




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