Proposed Categories For The 2009 Weblog Awards

Below are the proposed categories for The 2009 Weblog Awards. Nominations begin October 29, 2009. In the mean time please feel free to suggest additions or subtractions. No promises that we'll make any changes...

General Categories

Best Blog
Best New Blog
Best Humor Blog
Best Online Comic Strip
Best Online Community
Best Liberal Blog
Best Conservative Blog
Best New Political Blog

Individual Awards

Best Individual Blogger
Best Diarist
Best Twitterer
Best Celbrity Twitterer

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 Blog Design
Best Photo Blog
Best Culture Blog
Best Literature Blog
Best Fashion Blog
Best Travel Blog
Best Gossip Blog
Best Music Blog
Best Podcast
Best Video Blog

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

Technorati Authority Categories ***

Best Major Blog (Authority over 1001)
Best Very Large Blog (Authority between 501 and 1000)
Best Large Blog (Authority between 301 and 500)
Best Midsize Blog (Authority between 201 and 300)
Best Small Blog (Authority between 101 and 200)
Best Up And Coming Blog (Authority between 51 and 100)
Best Hidden Gem (Authority between 0 and 50)

*** Ranges subject to change...

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About The Weblog Awards

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