Submission phase for the 2017 BAKE Awards now open

The Blogger Association of Kenya has announced the launch of the 2017 BAKE awards. Bloggers and readers from across the country can submit their favorite blog in different categories starting today 9th, January.

The blog submission phase will end on February 10th while the winners will be announced at a gala event to be held on May 13th, 2017.

BAKE has also introduced a new rule that makes three-time (or more) winners in the awards ineligible to compete. BAKE has also added a Best Lifestyle Blog category in this year’s awards bringing the total number of categories to 20.

Blogging is steadily rising in Kenya. Last year 4,899 blogs were submitted for the award and over 500,000 votes recorded.  

Many people and companies thinking about jumping on the content marketing bandwagon are now turning to blogging. This is where they can engage with their fans and also build brands. Blogging has basically become integral to people’s and company’s online content marketing strategy.

Well, written articles demonstrate bloggers as brands and a company as an industry leader. By posting topics which resonate with your market and show your knowledge, bloggers are marketing their skills for their blogging business, service or product too.

To submit blogs into the BAKE Awards 2017, visit BAKE says you will only be allowed to submit a blog once.  The judging phase will start from February 11th to February 28th while online voting will be opened from March 3rd to May 1st.  

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