The Blogger’s Choice Awards announced today it has garnered over 200,000 votes from more than 75,000 individual users since its launch last April. Online viewers are encouraged to vote soon for their favorite blog at www.bloggerschoiceawards.com, as voting officially ends at 11:55 pm Eastern Daylight Time on October 19, 2007.
Blogs are nominated by the fans and voted on by readers themselves. Winners in the competition’s 36 categories will be revealed on November 10, 2007 at a gala award ceremony in Las Vegas. The event is being held in conjunction with PostieCon 2007, the first annual blogger’s convention produced by PayPerPost.
Despite the lack of a formal marketing program for the awards, support has mushroomed via social networks, message boards, online forums and chat rooms. The grassroots efforts have resulted in a level of interest not anticipated by award sponsors.
Blog fans may vote for as many blogs as they like, in multiple categories, as long as they adhere to the competition’s rules and regulations. Nominations are still being accepted; however, each blog site may only be nominated in a maximum of four individual categories.