Ever one to encourage and promote the British blog scene, which has some real gems yet still has plenty of untapped talent, here’s news that this year’s Brit Blog Awards shortlist has been announced.
A number of celebrity judges will peruse the blogs, deciding winners in all but one category. Those blogs deemed “Weird and Wonderful” will be put to the public vote.
The eight categories are:
- Weird & Wonderful
- Arts & Entertainment
Each category features 5 or 6 blogs that made it to the shortlist.
Unsurprisingly, the blogs have a distinctly British flavour, most likely to be noticeable in the Politics section (many Brits struggle to understand the US political system, but you should try getting to grips with ours).
Voting is open for the next two weeks, with the results announced soon after.
What’s interesting is that they only received 1,000 blog nominations. This may be more to do with the general public’s lack of knowledge about blogging than a lack of suitably British blogs.