2007 Weblog Awards

The 2007 Weblog Awards

Nominations for The 2007 Weblog Awards are now open! The Weblog Awards is the world’s largest blog competition, with over 1.5 million votes cast in the last four years for nearly 1,500 blogs.

The master list of nomination posts is shown below, and can also be found here. Make sure you grab the logo code to link to The Weblog Awards – we’ve even taken care of the graphic hosting for you…

Nominations are being accepted until October 15, 2007 in the following 49 categories:

Best Blog
Best New Blog
Best Individual Blogger
Funniest Blog
Best Comic Strip
Best Online Community
Best Liberal Blog
Best Conservative Blog
Best Political Coverage ***
Best Celebrity Blog ***

Topic Area Categories
Best Technology Blog
Best Sports Blog
Best Military Blog
Best Law Blog
Best Business Blog
Best LGBT Blog
Best Parenting Blog
Best Education Blog
Best Science Blog
Best Medical/Health Issues Blog
Best Religious Blog ***
Best Pet Blog ***
Best Food Blog ***

Arts & Letters Categories
Best Photo Blog
Best Culture Blog
Best Literature Blog ***
Best Diarist
Best Gossip Blog
Best Music Blog
Best Podcast
Best Video Blog
Video Of The Year

International Categories
Best Canadian Blog
Best UK Blog
Best European Blog (Non UK)
Best Asian Blog
Best Middle East or Africa Blog
Best Australia or New Zealand Blog
Best Latino, Caribbean, or South American Blog

TTLB Ecosystem Based Categories
Best of the Top 250 Blogs
Best of the Top 251 – 500 Blogs
Best of the Top 501 – 1000 Blogs
Best of the Top 1001 – 1750 Blogs
Best of the Top 1751 – 2500 Blogs
Best of the Top 2501 – 3500 Blogs
Best of the Top 3501 – 5000 Blogs
Best of the Top 5001 – 6750 Blogs
Best of the Top 6751 – 8750 Blogs
Best of the Rest of the Blogs (8751+)

*** New categories for 2007.

Important Note: We reserve the option to not select a finalist slate for voting in the new categories if the nomination process does not yeild a suitable field of finalists. We’ve added several new categories that we might not have considered without that provision.

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2007 Weblog Awards

The 2007 Weblog Awards

Nominations for The 2007 Weblog Awards are now open! The Weblog Awards is the world’s largest blog competition, with over 1.5 million votes cast in the last four years for nearly 1,500 blogs.

The master list of nomination posts is shown below, and can also be found here. Make sure you grab the logo code to link to The Weblog Awards – we’ve even taken care of the graphic hosting for you…

Nominations are being accepted until October 15, 2007 in the following 49 categories:

Best Blog
Best New Blog
Best Individual Blogger
Funniest Blog
Best Comic Strip
Best Online Community
Best Liberal Blog
Best Conservative Blog
Best Political Coverage ***
Best Celebrity Blog ***

Topic Area Categories
Best Technology Blog
Best Sports Blog
Best Military Blog
Best Law Blog
Best Business Blog
Best LGBT Blog
Best Parenting Blog
Best Education Blog
Best Science Blog
Best Medical/Health Issues Blog
Best Religious Blog ***
Best Pet Blog ***
Best Food Blog ***

Arts & Letters Categories
Best Photo Blog
Best Culture Blog
Best Literature Blog ***
Best Diarist
Best Gossip Blog
Best Music Blog
Best Podcast
Best Video Blog
Video Of The Year

International Categories
Best Canadian Blog
Best UK Blog
Best European Blog (Non UK)
Best Asian Blog
Best Middle East or Africa Blog
Best Australia or New Zealand Blog
Best Latino, Caribbean, or South American Blog

TTLB Ecosystem Based Categories
Best of the Top 250 Blogs
Best of the Top 251 – 500 Blogs
Best of the Top 501 – 1000 Blogs
Best of the Top 1001 – 1750 Blogs
Best of the Top 1751 – 2500 Blogs
Best of the Top 2501 – 3500 Blogs
Best of the Top 3501 – 5000 Blogs
Best of the Top 5001 – 6750 Blogs
Best of the Top 6751 – 8750 Blogs
Best of the Rest of the Blogs (8751+)

*** New categories for 2007.

Important Note: We reserve the option to not select a finalist slate for voting in the new categories if the nomination process does not yeild a suitable field of finalists. We’ve added several new categories that we might not have considered without that provision.

Woman Honor Thyself Wins The Blogger Halo Award!


Voting ended this morning at midnight 12:00AM (CST). There were 140 votes cast. Only one vote per voter was allowed. Angel of Woman Honor Thyself won with 54.3% of the votes (76 votes). The runner-up was Debbie of Right Truth with 25.7% of the votes (36 votes). Congratulations to Saint Angel and Saint Debbie!!!

I can say without reservation that Saint Angel and Saint Debbie are well-deserving winners. Saint Angel has been a faithful reader (often leaving comments) and she has always given this blogger encouragement . And Saint Debbie offered advice and hands-on help when I needed it this week.

This has been a wonderful experience for me as well as for the many of us who wanted to have a way just to say “Thanks” to those veteran bloggers who have selflessly helped us navigate this crazy blogosphere. In reality everyone is a winner. Every nominee is a winner because they have gone way beyond the call of duty by demonstrating a selfless commitment to help other bloggers solve their blogging problems. Everyone who made the effort to place a fellow blogger in nomination is a winner for just showing gratitude. And everyone who dropped by to vote is a winner because they cared enough to say “Thanks.”

This was a brain-storm-not-even-a-shoe-string effort that suddenly came together when the idea first dawned on me a little over one week ago. We couldn’t have pulled it off if it weren’t for a couple of blogger’s who helped design The Blogger Halo Award Logo. I want to thank Saint Debbie of Right Truth for designing the logo that delightfully captures the sudden joy we all feel when a total stranger extends a helping hand to pull us up through another blogging challenge. I also want to thank Saint Spree of Wake Up America for creating the hot-link code for the logos, and for always being there to patiently answer my endless questions. Saint Spree’s constant hands-on help was the inspiration for this award.

To the other nominee Saints that I personally haven’t come to know as well yet, I just want to say that you now know that someone out there cared enough to nominate you and to vote for you because you cared enough to lend a hand when someone was in need.

This experience has taught me so much about the real kindness of humanity – especially of those who reside here in the blogosphere. It’s all about sharing what we’ve learned from others along the way and about building a real sense of community.

This morning I’m looking forward to the 2nd annual Blogger Halo Award. I hope you are too! We’ll have plenty of time for refinements and improvements. If you have suggestions or would just like to help, contact me at faultlineusa@yahoo.com .

Any nominee who would like to have a copy of the final voting poll screen shot, contact me at faultlineusa@yahoo.com and I’ll sent it to you.

Trackposted to Stop the ACLU, Outside the Beltway, Perri Nelson’s Website, Is It Just Me?, Mark My Words, Stuck On Stupid, The Amboy Times, The Uncooperative Blogger ®, Pursuing Holiness, 123 Beta, Rightwing Guy, The HILL Chronicles, third world county, Woman Honor Thyself, stikNstein… has no mercy, Pirate’s Cove, The Pink Flamingo, Right Voices, The Random Yak, Don Surber, Adam’s Blog, Mensa Barbie Welcomes You, Conservative Cat, Jo’s Cafe, Wake Up America, Diary of the Mad Pigeon, Faultline USA, The Crazy Rants of Samantha Burns, The World According to Carl, Blue Star Chronicles, Diggers Realm, Dumb Ox News, and Gulf Coast Hurricane Tracker, thanks to Linkfest Haven Deluxe.

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Nominate a Blogger for a Halo

The “Blogger’s Halo Award” WILL go to the blogger who has not only created a vital up-to-the minute blog with a sizable readership and dedication to excellence, but this blogger would have gone way beyond the call of duty by demonstrating a selfless commitment to help other bloggers solve their blogging problems.

Nominate your favorite Blogger Saint today

1. Link to this post in your blog.
2. Leave a comment here that describes (in about one paragraph) why you think your favorite blog should receive a Halo. You may leave an anonymous comment if you like. (This is the honor system, so don’t nominate your own blog).
3. Return to this blog next weekend (after the 1st of the year) to vote on the finalists.

Note: You may nominate more than one blog, but follow the above directions with each nomination. Limit your nominations to one blog a day.

Read yesterday’s post The Blogger’s Halo Award 2006

Trackposted to:
Stop the ACLU, Dumb OX News, Woman Honor Thyself, The Florida Masochist, Rightwing Guy,
The Amboy Times, Right Truth, Church & State, Third World Country, Freedom Folks,
Stikenstein, Gun Toting Liberal, Conservative Times, The World According to Carl, Blue Star Chronicles, Right Nation, Israelated, Thanks to Linkfest Haven Deluxe

The Blogger’s Halo Award 2006

There are a number of Halo awards on the internet, but I’m suggesting something quite unique here. The “Blogger’s Halo Award” would go to the blogger who has not only created a vital up-to-the minute blog with a sizable readership and dedication to excellence, but this blogger would have gone way beyond the call of duty by demonstrating a selfless commitment to help other bloggers solve their blogging problems.

My nomination for this newly created “Blogger’s Halo Award” goes to Wake Up America.

When I began to express my frustration to other Beta Bloggers about not having trackback capability, Wake Up America’s Spreeezie came to my aid. There was a flurry of e-mails as Spree patiently answered my endless questions and held my hand. Spree sent me HTML codes and gave me explicit directions. But beyond that, Spree actually got my trackbacks going! I owe it all to Spree!

Now we bloggers are a somewhat egotistical lot – thinking that the world needs to hear what we have to say. But, when you discover a blogger out there who is willing to go the extra mile for someone they’ve never met . . . to take time out of their busy day . . to actually do it for you without even wanting to take credit for it – that’s a Blogging Saint.

So Saint Spreeezie, you are the first nominee for the “Blogger’s Halo Award 2006!”

Let’s hear it for Wake Up America! And if there are other Blogging Saints you would like to recognize, leave a comment or trackback here.

Tracked Backed to:
Wake Up America
Dumb Ox News
Rhymes With Right
Freedom Folks