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PRLog (Press Release) – Jan. 30, 2014 – As the first online pet community to establish an offline social media conference, BlogPaws seeks nominees for twelve different categories in the 3rd Annual BlogPaws “Nose-to-Nose” Social Media Pet Blogging Awards. In addition to pet bloggers, pet people who microblog on Twitter and/or Facebook are eligible. A panel of professionals will judge the candidates based on creativity, expertise, and performance. Participants will not be required to garner votes or drive likes to their social media sites.
Nominations opened on January 30 and close at 11:59 pm est on Wednesday, February 12th. Bloggers may nominate themselves or other pet bloggers/microbloggers in the following categories:
Best Blog Design
Best Pet Blog Video
Best Pet Blog Photo
Best Blog Post
Best Humor Blog
Best Dog Blog
Best Cat Blog
Best “Other” Blog
Best New Pet Blog
Best Cause Blog
Best Pet Microblogger
Best Use of Social Media by a 501(c)3
A complete description and criteria for each category can be found on the official BlogPaws Nomination site, http://blogpaws.com/ events/conference- 2014/nose-to- nose/2…. The BlogPaws Social Media & Pet Bloggers Conference is the largest event of its kind for pet bloggers and social media enthusiasts to network with industry leaders and brands and learn new ways to optimize and monetize their social media channels.
Finalists will be announced on or about March 5th through the official BlogPaws site and on various social media channels. The winners will be awarded during a live red carpet awards ceremony during the BlogPaws 2014 Conference, which takes place May 8-10, 2014, in Henderson, Nevada—just 30 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip.
“Bloggers are rewarded for their excellence in writing, photography, video, design, charity work, microblogging, dog, cat, humor, cause (shelter work) and more,” said Yvonne DiVita, co-founder of BlogPaws. “Our awards are given out at the conclusion of the conference in a big ‘Oscar-like’ red carpet ceremony. Last year we received almost 1,000 nominations! We expect hundreds more this year.”
Finalists of each BlogPaws “Nose-to-Nose” Social Media Pet Blogging award will receive a badge to display on their blog and a free conference pass to BlogPaws 2014. Winners will receive a one of a kind personalized trophy at BlogPaws 2014 and are recognized within the pet blogging and microblogging sector for their achievements.
For program details, registration, and an up-to-date list of speakers, visit: http://www.blogpaws.com
Founded in 2009 by three dedicated pet lovers and bloggers, BlogPaws helps pet bloggers and enthusiasts connect digitally, build their online presence, enhance their social networks and support animals and shelters/rescues across the world. BlogPaws works year-round to connect bloggers and micro-bloggers to the brands they buy every day. The BlogPaws community site welcomes pet bloggers, pet enthusiasts, pet people on Twitter and Facebook and brands that are eager to tap into a vibrant, vocal community of serious writers, bloggers and micro-bloggers. BlogPaws is a Pet360 Inc. (http://www.pet360media.com/ about-us/) brand.
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