Saturday, September 15, 2007

2007 The BOBs "Best of the Blogs"

The Best Weblog wins a Toshiba Portégé R500 laptop The winner of the "Best Weblog" category will be awarded with Toshiba's mobile blogging machine - the Portégé R500. The ultra-compact laptop weighs in at less than 800 grams and will be accompanied by two books from O'Reilly Publishing. You can find a description of all the prizes here.

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You're a blogger? You know a good blog? You like blogs, videoblogs and podcasts and want to share your favorites with the world? The BOBs -- short for the Best of the Blogs -- are here to keep track of the world's most interesting Weblogs, podcasts and videoblogs! You have until September 30 to go to the suggestion form and give The BOBs the lowdown on all of your favourite blogs and the podcasts that make you keep your headphones on. You can choose from several categories:
Best Weblog, Best Videoblog, Best Podcast, the Blogwurst Award, Best Weblog /(Insert contest language here) and the Reporters Without Borders Award. In addition to the overall world's Best Weblog, another award will be given to the Best Weblog in each of the BOBs' 10 official languages making for 15 different prizes.

The Deutsche Welle's Best of the Blogs awards are open to any blog, podcast or videoblog in Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Persian, Portuguese, Russian or Spanish and meet the criteria. Read through the Road Map to find out more of the competition's details.

So, get out there and nominate a blog that you love to read! Global Voices is co-sponsoring this year's awards in hopes of helping more voices be heard.

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