2007 Bloggies Open for Voting
Posted on January 26, 2007The 2007 Bloggies are now open for voting. The website says that voting will close at 10:00 PM EST on Friday, February 2 and that the winners will be posted on Monday, March 12. The Weblog Awards ceremony will be held at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas.
There are a couple category changes this year. The Best Tagline of a Weblog and Best Podcast of a Weblog categories have been removed. Two new categories have been added in their place: Best Sports Weblog and Best Weblog About Music.
Blogs up for Weblog of the Year this year include Boing Boing, Gizmodo, PostSecret, Lifehacker, Go Fug Yourself and Dooce. Blogs up for Best New Blog include Notes From Inside My Head, Project: Rungay, Global Culture, Marty Finestone's Activity Book and Say No to Crack. The Best Kept Secret category often includes some interesting blogs. This year's Best Kept Secret blog nominations include The Gilded Moose, Confessions of a Pioneer Women, Woof Woofington, To Whom it May Concern and Fat Cyclist.
PostSecret dominated last year's Bloggies. They are up for four Bloggies again this year including Weblog of the Year. Gizmodo has been nominated for six awards this year -- it is even in the Most Humorous Weblog category. Tech gadgets can be so hilarious?