BlogPaws, the first online pet community to establish an offline social media conference, revealed the winners of the 2012 Nose-to-Nose Pet Social Media Pet Blogging Awards, on Saturday, June 23. The red carpet ceremony featured Wendy Diamond (Animal Fair) as the celebrity emcee.
Designed to honor the best of the best in the pet blogging and micro-blogging world, 48 finalists in 12 categories were been selected “Oscar-award” style by a panel of industry professionals.
The 12 winners that we announced and live-streamed on BlogPaws include:
BEST CAUSE BLOG: Deaf Dogs Rock
BEST FACEBOOK DESIGN: Blind Cat Rescue and Sanctuary
BEST WIGGLE BLOG: Mustelamania
BEST HUMOR BlOG: Cat Vs Human
BEST BLOG PHOTO: My Brown Newfies: “World at my Paws”
BEST NEWBIE BlOG: Intrepid Pup
BEST BARK BLOG: Dogtipper
BEST MEOW BLOG: GloGirly
BEST BLOG DESIGN: Skeezix the Cat
BEST TWITTER DESIGN: @cathykeisha
BEST BLOG VIDEO: My Favorite Pup Jasmine “Santa’s Little Helper”
BEST BLOG WRITING: Black & Orange Cat Foundation (Bandocats)
A donation was also made in winners’ honor to a pet charity in Utah. BlogPaws, has donated over $47,000 in cash and $10,000 in product to pet charities from its first four events, including the latest in Salt Lake City, Utah.
BlogPaws is a media company and online community site for pet bloggers, pet enthusiasts, pet people on Twitter and Facebook and brands eager to tap into a growing, vibrant, vocal community of serious writers, bloggers, tweeters.
The BlogPaws 2013 conference will take place May 16-18, 2013, in Tysons Corner, Virginia, and registration is open.