JUDGING 2017-07-05T13:47:47+00:00
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ROUND ONE –

THE LONGLIST

After the entry deadline, all blogs will be vetted by the Blog Team to make sure it is a working blog with up-to-date content and regular updates. No social media accounts like Instagram or Flickr accounts will be accepted as a blog. Successful blogs will be LONGLISTED.

  • Are you a blog and not a social media page?

  • Do you live in Ireland?

  • Have you updated your blog in at least the last 3 months?

ROUND TWO –

THE SHORTLIST

The longlist will be critiqued by a panel of judges made up by the general public. The categories are split among the panel who then score each blog individually against a set of criteria. Successful blogs will be SHORTLISTED. 

  • Overall Blog Design

  • The Reading Experience

  • The Knowledge of the Writer

  • How Responsive it is on PC, Mobile and Tablet

ROUND THREE –

THE FINALISTS

The shortlist will then be judged by industry experts. Click here to see who’s on our judging panel for 2017. The successful blogs in this round will be made a FINALIST.

  • How engaging, entertaining and informative is your writing?

  • How consistent is your blog? Is every nook and cranny taken care of?

  • How do you compare to other blogs? What makes you unique and stand out?