Blogs have risen up to become a primary source for consumers who are looking to make purchase decisions.
Reston, VA (Vocus) April 2, 2010
Wirefly, the Internet’s leading online retailer of cell phones and service plans, today announced the launch of its first ever Wirefly Blog Awards to recognize and reward the other sites on the Web that best help consumers stay up-to-date and well-informed about cell phones and the cell phone industry.
“Blogs have risen up to become a primary source for consumers who are looking to make purchase decisions,” said Jeff Gregory, Marketing Director for Wirefly.com. “We wanted to identify those blogs that aid in educating and informing the masses, while at the same time recognizing the significant contributions even some smaller websites make to the online wireless industry.”
How to enter:
Wirefly.com is asking for consumers to nominate their favorite blog(s) in each of five categories. To nominate a site, simply post the name or URL of the blog in the comment section of the category page below:
- Best Android Blog
- Best BlackBerry Blog
- Best Cell Phone News Blog
- Best Cell Phone Review Blog
- Best Windows Mobile Blog
The nomination period begins on March 31, 2010 and ends April 15, 2010.
How to win:
Finalists will be selected by Wirefly staff from the list of nominations. Blogs with the most nominations will be given extra weight.
On April 16, 2010, the finalists will be announced on the category page and voting will be opened to the public, who will ultimately determine the winners. One winner will be selected in every blog category based on the number of votes received.
Winners will be announced May 1, 2010 on the blog awards home page at: http://www.wirefly.com/learn/company_news/blog-awards/2010-wirefly-blog-awards/.
Award prizes: $250 cash prize for the winner in each blog category, PLUS….
- Promotion across Wirefly.com and other Wirefly web properties
- Mention in a Wirefly press release announcing winners
- Recognition on Wirefly.com Blog Awards page
- The Wirefly Blog Awards E-Badge certification for the winning bloggers to proudly display on their site
Wirefly.com is America’s trusted source for cell phones and wireless service plans. Owned and operated by Simplexity, Wirefly.com is the Internet’s #1 authorized dealer for every major cellular carrier in the U.S. Wirefly.com also offers discounts and services not available in retail wireless stores, including real-time online order status and tracking, and the guaranteed lowest price – online or anywhere else -- on cell phone devices from Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, LG, BlackBerry and many other cell phone handset manufacturers. Wirefly.com has been named “Best of the Web” by Forbes magazine and “Best in Overall Customer Experience” by Keynote Performance Systems. For more information on Wirefly.com, its wireless products and its services, visit wirefly.com.