AWARD CATEGORIES

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Under each category there will be two Awards up for grabs:

1. Individual/Freelance Blog
2. Company/Organisation Blog

What type of entrant am I?

INDIVIDUALS: An individual Blog is defined as a single or duo Blogger/s. This can be for business or pleasure. You must be the main contributor for your Blog. If your Blog has a large amount of regular guest contributors (more than 5), you must enter as a Company/Organisation.

COMPANIES: If you are a Company, please enter this category. A company Blog is also defined as more than two authors and more than 5 guest authors. Any size of company can enter into this category, from SME, charities, enterprises to large branded companies and enterprises.

We are pleased to announce that the following industry categories will be recognised at the UK Blog Awards 2018.

For a FULL overview of each category please see outlined below:

Blog of the Year Award

Arts and Culture

We suggest you enter for the UKBA’S Arts & Culture Industry Category if you are an organisation or individual that Blogs around the following:

  • Theatre
  • Museums
  • Music
  • Books
  • Reading
  • Book clubs
  • Libraries
  • Modern Art
  • Galleries
  • Crafts
  • Dance
  • Art reviews
  • Film
  • Cinema
  • Sculpture

Automotive

We suggest you enter for the UKBA’s Automotive Industry Category if you are an organisation or individual that Blogs around the following:

  • Cars
  • Racing
  • Formula 1
  • Rally Driving
  • Motorbikes
  • Mechanics
  • Automotive Reviews
  • Performance Vehicles
  • Unusual Modes of Transport
  • Automotive Innovation and Technology
  • Eco/Green Transport
  • Public Transport

Dating

We suggest you enter for the UKBA’s Dating Industry Category if you are an organisation or individual that Blogs around the following:

  • Dating
  • Relationships
  • Diaries
  • Advice
  • Marriage and Break Ups

Digital & Technology

We suggest you enter for the UKBA’s Digital & Technology Industry Category if you are an organisation or individual that Blogs around the following:

  • Gamification
  • Mobile
  • Government Technology
  • Security & Advice
  • Innovation
  • Gaming
  • Computing
  • Gadgets

Education

We suggest you enter for the UKBA’s Education Industry Category if you are an organisation or individual that Blogs around the following:

  • Teaching
  • Educational Subjects
  • Universities
  • Further Education
  • Higher Education
  • Schools
  • Health in Education
  • Curriculum
  • Teaching methods
  • Governmental Guidelines & Issues
  • Ofsted
  • Teaching Innovation & Applied Technology

Fashion & Beauty

We suggest you enter for the UKBA’s Fashion & Beauty Industry Category if you are an organisation or individual that Blogs around the following:

  • Product Review
  • High Street
  • Fashion Design
  • Dressmaking
  • Fashion Shows
  • Clothing
  • Footwear
  • Accessories
  • Seasonal Fashion
  • Retail
  • Style
  • Beauty
  • Make Up
  • Tutorials

Food & Drink

We suggest you enter for the UKBA’s Food & Drink Industry Category if you are an organisation or individual that Blogs around the following:

  • Recipes
  • Eating out
  • Food
  • Drink
  • Restaurants
  • Baking
  • Growing your own food/ organics
  • Cookery Programme Reviews

Green & Eco

We suggest you enter for the UKBA’s Green & Eco Industry Category if you are an organisation or individual that Blogs around the following:

  • Environmental
  • Energy
  • Ultilites
  • Green
  • Planet Saving
  • Environmental and Innovative Green Gadget
  • Sustainability
  • Construction and Property
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation
  • Property
  • Architecture

Health & Social Care

We suggest you enter for the UKBA’s Health & Social Care Industry Category if you are an organisation or individual that Blogs around the following:

  • NHS
  • Social Care
  • Respite Care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Elderly Care
  • Young Person Centred Care
  • Physical Activity
  • Mental Health
  • Wellbeing and Fitness
  • Diet
  • Obesity
  • Public Health
  • Healthcare
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol

Lifestyle

We suggest you enter for the UKBA’s Lifestyle Industry Category if you are an organisation or individual that Blogs around the following:

  • Parenting
  • Interior Design
  • Product Design
  • Legal
  • Finance
  • Sport
  • Coaching
  • Business Support/Advice
  • Thrift/Budgeting/Money Saving
  • Personal interests not covered in the other industry categories

Parenting

 We suggest you enter for the UKBA’s Parenting Industry Category if you are an organisation or individual that Blogs around the following:

  • Pregnancy
  • Your journey to getting pregnant/having children
  • Raising children
  • Working mums
  • Dads/Mums and their role
  • Child development
  • Child loss
  • Surrogacy
  • Adoption
  • Fostering
  • Blended families

Photography

We suggest you enter for the UKBA’s Photography Industry Category if you are an organisation or individual that Blogs around the following:

  • Contemporary
  • Creative
  • HDR
  • High Speed
  • Macro
  • Motion
  • Landscape
  • Nature and Wildlife
  • Time Lapse
  • Press & Editorial
  • Repartage
  • Underwater
  • Insta Blog

PR, Media, Marketing and Communication

We suggest you enter for the UKBA’s PR, Media, Marketing and Communication Industry Category if you are an organisation or individual that Blogs around the following:

  • Social Media
  • Marketing
  • Community
  • Peers
  • PR
  • Journalism
  • Tele Communication
  • Newspaper
  • Digital Communication
  • Branding
  • Inbound Marketing
  • Outbound Marketing
  • Audience Interaction

Sports and Fitness

We suggest you enter for the UKBA’s Sports & Fitness Industry Category if you are an organisation or individual that Blogs around the following:

  • Gym
  • Workouts
  • Workout programmes
  • PT
  • Sports teams
  • Sports betting
  • Any time of sport competition
  • Transformation
  • Fitness Journey
  • Exercise
  • Competing
  • Supporting competitors


Travel

We suggest you enter for the UKBA’s Travel Industry Category if you are an organisation or individual that Blogs around the following:

  • Tourism
  • Accommodation
  • Equipment, Packing, Gadgets
  • Outdoors
  • Occasional/Special Travel i.e. Honeymoon
  • Travel Tips
  • Travel Providers
  • Culture
  • Backpacking
  • Interrailing
  • World
  • Reviews
  • Photography

Vlogger

Any type of video content that you directly cover on your blog across a variety of industries may enter this category

Events & Weddings

We suggest you enter for the UKBA’s Wedding and Events Industry Category if you are an organisation or individual that Blogs around the following:

  • Bridal
  • Décor
  • Honeymoon Planning
  • Wedding Catering
  • Wedding Supplier i.e. Florist, Insurance, Photography, Entertainment etc.
  • Wedding Planning
  • Wedding Accessories
  • Ideas & Themes
  • Budgeting
  • Venues
  • Wedding Photography
  • Idea/Mood boards
  • Event Planning/ Management/ Consultancy
  • Eventprofs
  • Events: Festivals, Exhibitions, Conferences, Launches etc.
  • Event Technology and Innovation
  • Sustainable/Green Events

New For 2018

New for 2018 - Social Influencers!

We suggest you enter for the UKBA’s Social Influencers Category if you are an organisation or individual that create content on any platform online that is not a Vlog or Blog.

When entering please remember # An individual Blog (or Social Influencer) is defined as a single or duo Blogger/s. This can be for business or pleasure. You must be the main contributor for your Platform. If your Platform has a large amount of regular guest contributors (more than 5), you must enter as a Company/Organisation.

A company Blog (or Social Influencer) is defined as a company. But if you are an individual Blogger/Influencer with more than two authors and more than 5 guest authors, please enter your Blog/Profile into the company section. Any size of company can enter into this category, from SME, charities, enterprises to large branded companies and enterprises.

New for 2018 - International Influencers!

We suggest you enter for the UKBA’s International Influencers Category if you are an organisation or individual that Blogs around the world and NOT the United Kingdom (n.b. currently England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland).