Blogging is a work in progress. Sometimes achieving that milestone no matter how small can give you more drive to continue with your blogging career. Kenya, is endowed with many bloggers who speak on various issues. Among them being, lifestyle business and tech. The Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) has announced the launch and submission phase of the BAKE Awards 2018.

The annual blogging competition is in its 7th year and seeks to celebrate the best of Kenyan blogging and online content creators. This year 3 new categories have been introduced. This are Best Environment Blog, Best Beauty and Hair Blog and Best Video Blog (Vlog). The total number of categories is 23.

The competition began on January 11th, 2018 and will accept submissions in 22 categories. Thereafter judges will decide the best 5 nominees from the submitted blogs and then they will be voted for by the public. Thereafter, the winners will be awarded at a gala event on May 12th, 2018. The timeline this year is as follows:

  1. Submissions phase – January 11th, 2018 to March 6th, 2018
  2. Judging phase – March 10th 2018 to March 27th, 2018
  3. Online voting – March 28th, 2018 to April 30th, 2018
  4. Winners’Gala event – May 12th, 2018

Last year’s contest saw 10,000 blogs being submitted and 800,000 votes being recorded. Women did well last year with bloggers such as Jamila El-Jabry (lifeinmombasa.com), Maryann Waweru (mummytales.com), Rachael Muthoni (safari254.com), Diana Kaluhi (kaluhiskitchen.com), Rayhab Gachango (potentash.com), Dr Wandia Njoya (wandianjoya.com), Nyawira Mumenya (curveswithstyle.com) emerging winners.

The awards also witnessed first-time winners Magunga Williams (www.magunga.com) and  Owaahh (www.owaahh.com) clinching the Kenyan Blog of the year and Best Topical Blog respectively.

To submit blogs into the BAKE Awards 2018, bloggers and their fans should visit bakeawards.co.ke/submit.

Important links

History – bakeawards.co.ke/history

Rules – bakeawards.co.ke/rules

Categories – bakeawards.co.ke/categories

In the case you have any question related to the awards, have a look at frequently asked questions for insights bakeawards.co.ke/frequently-asked-questions-about-the-bake-awards

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