If you didn’t tune in for last night’s Twitter Awards show, or if you did but didn’t take note of all the names of the winning blogs, here they are for you. Congratulations to all the winners and we hope to see plenty of new blogs contending in 2013!
- Best Beauty Blog
Blog about makeup or other beauty products.
- Best Book, Poetry, or Writing Blog
Blog that focuses on books, poetry, or writing, in particular the blogger’s original works.
- Best Business, Career, or Job Blog
Blog that focuses on any aspect of business or career, or on finding jobs.
- Best Cause Blog
Blog about raising awareness for a particular cause, such as a medical condition or a political movement. This category was removed but is listed here as a placeholder.
- Best Collaborative or Group Blog
Blog on any topic, written by two or more people.
- Best-Designed Blog
Blog that is visually appealing. Although the design can be based on a template, it must be modified from the original template.
- Best Entertainment Blog
Blog about the entertainment industry, including celebrities and gossip.
- Best Faith-based Blog
Blog with a focus on religious beliefs or themes.
- Best Fashion or Style Blog
Blog about fashion, fashion design, or personal style.
- Best Fitness or Health Blog
Blog that focuses on healthy living, exercise, or wellness.
- Best Food Blog
Blog with a focus on food, cooking, catering, or similar.
- Best Humour Blog
Blog that is amusing or lighthearted in nature.
- Best Music Blog
Blog that focuses on music or the music industry.
- Best New Blog
Blog established in August 2011 or more recently.
- Best News Blog
Blog with a focus on Nigerian news or current events.
- Best Parenting or Family Blog
Blog with a strong focus on parenting, family life, or the journey to become a parent.
- Best Personal Blog
Blog that focuses on the author’s experiences.
- Best Photography Blog
Blog that focuses on photography and includes the blogger’s original photographs.
- Best Political Blog
Blog with a strong focus on Nigerian politics.
- Best Relationship Blog
Blog with a focus on romantic relationships.
- Best Science or Technology Blog
Blog about science or technology, including information technology.
- Best Sports Blog
Blog that focuses on Nigerians in sports, or on sports in general.
- Best Student Blog
Blog by an individual currently enrolled in school.
- Best Topical Blog
Blog with a clear niche that is not represented in any of the other categories.
- Best Tutorial Blog
Blog that focuses on teaching its readers through the use of step-by-step instructions.
- Best Travel or Tourism Blog
Blog about travelling within Nigeria, Africa, or elsewhere in the world.
- Best Wedding Blog
Blog that cover personal preparations for a wedding, weddings in general, or industries related to weddings, such as event planning or coordinating.
- Nigerian Blog of the Year
Best overall blog by a Nigerian or best blog with a strong focus on any aspect of Nigeria.