Prepare your browsers. It's time for the Eleventh Annual Weblog Awards. The Bloggies began in 2001 to discover which blogs the Web considered the best, and have grown to be the longest-running and one of the largest awards for weblogs. Which lucky bloggers will earn a Bloggie this year?
Read the Rules
Any pages with dated entries that existed at some point during the year 2010 are eligible.
Only one nomination ballot and one finalist ballot may be submitted per person.
E-mail addresses are required to vote. You must use your own address and confirm the verification e-mail.
If you verify a second ballot, your first one will be replaced.
In the nomination phase:
URLs are required.
Your ballot must contain at least three unique nominees.
Weblogs may be nominated for multiple categories.
Nominees must suit the category they are placed in.
Weblogs may win a category over multiple years a maximum of three times.
Understand the Procedure
Saturday, January 1
Sunday, January 16 10:00 PM EST (UTC-5)
Wednesday, January 19
200 randomly selected voters receive an invitation to choose the finalists from a list of the most-nominated weblogs in ten random categories.
Monday, January 24 10:00 PM EST
Finalist voting closes. The five (or six for Weblog of the Year) weblogs with the most votes become finalists. I will solve any ties for fifth place.
Tuesday, February 1
Finalists are announced and voting reopens to all to choose the winners.
Sunday, February 20 10:00 PM EST
Sunday, February 27 8:00 PM EST
Winners are announced and the Weblog of the Year receives a prize of 2,011 US cents (US$20.11).
Watch the Ceremony
The winners will be announced on Sunday, February 27 from 8:00-10:30 PM EST (UTC-5) on the Bloggies’ Twitter feed and Facebook page. One winner will be announced approximately every five minutes, culminating with the Weblog of the Year at 10:30, at which point the winners will be posted to the site. Follow the feed to keep up to date on the Bloggies!
Stay Up to Date With the Categories
Each year, the categories of the Weblog Awards are evaluated to keep current with blogging trends. This year, we bid farewell to:
Best Web Application for Weblogs
Best Teen Weblog
In exchange, the following new categories are being introduced: