Nominations are open for these new, highly-transparent, awards. They are another James Higham initiative for the betterment of the blogosphere brought to you by the Blogpower bloggers' cooperative.
Nominations and voting are both open to all in the following categories :-
- Best Britblog or Column
- Best North American Blog or Column
- Best Blog or Column outside North America and the U.K.
- Best Fisker
- Best Ranter
- Best Political Blog or Column
- Best Blogpower Blog or Column
- Best Layout and Style
- Best Blog Name
- Best Little Blogger (< 100 uniques a day)
- Most Articulate Wordsmith
- Most Under-rated Blog or Column
- Most Over-rated Blog or Column
- Most Politically Incorrect Blog or Column
- Most Sadly Missed Blog or Column
- Most Consistently Entertaining Blog or Column
- Prettiest or Tastiest Blog or Column (foodie/domestic goddess blogs)
- Award for Services to Blogging
- Best Post of All Time
- Most Unintentionally Humorous post
List of current nominees, plus all the information you need is over at Blogpower HQ, Defending the Blog
Uniquely, you are encouraged to nominate your own blog, so here is an opportunity for hitherto underappreciated or even previously unseen gems to shine.