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12 June,2019

Is Your Countryside Blog Worthy Of An Award?

Further to recent news that the Countrystyle and Equestrian Blogger of the Year Award have separated into two sectors, it is now time to concentrate on celebrating bloggers that write from the fields and farms.

Hosted by Haynet, the Countryside Blogger of the Year Award will continue to work together with Ashley Rossiter from MirrorMePR who will assist in judging the awards. They aim to recognise top class bloggers writing content with a genuine following and the heart of the countryside at its core.

On Tuesday 13th August 2019, the finalists in the Countryside Blogger of the Year Award will be announced through its dedicated Instagram channel, with the winner being announced on Thursday 22nd August 2019. Judges will look at all bloggers who they feel fall into the countryside category independently, together with bloggers being invited to put their blog forward. If you would like your rural lifestyle blog to be considered for judging in the Countryside Blogger of the Year Award, then please email countrysidebloggeroftheyear@gmail.com with the following information by Sunday 4th August 2019:

*Your blog name & URL

*Your social media channels

*Your contact details

*In no more than 250 words why your blog would be a worthy finalist

This year’s awards consists of the following categories and prizes:

COUNTRYSIDE BLOGGER OF THE YEAR 2019
PRIZE: £250 CASH PRIZE, DIGITAL BADGE, FREE ADVERT LINKING TO WINNERS BLOG FROM HAYNET AND TROPHY

RISING STAR COUNTRYSIDE BLOGGER OF THE YEAR 2019
PRIZE: DIGITAL BADGE

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS:

FARMING BLOGGER 2019  PRIZE: DIGITAL BADGE

COUNTRYSIDE STYLE AND INTERIOR BLOGGER 2019 PRIZE: DIGITAL BADGE

ALL WINNERS WILL RECEIVE MARKETING SUPPORT FROM HAYNET THROUGH ITS SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS FOR ONE YEAR

Judging will consist of a public vote once the finalists have been announced. 50% of the public vote will be taken into account to decide winners of the award categories with the remaining 50% being concluded by the judges following strict criteria.

The award have the focus of celebrating rural writers acknowledging their content, consistency and how they promote themselves in the world of digital marketing through their blog content.

Judging criteria will look at genuine and authentic blogs that are well written, rounded, interesting and have relevant content presented to their audience with a unique personality. Finalists should have a connection with their readers and judges will take into consideration social etiquette, post content, the use of product placement and overall engagement. We also encourage that bloggers have their own website and not blog solely through a social media channel.

For more details together with competition terms and conditions, please visit The Countryside Blogger of the Year Award page. Please also follow our award hashtag #CBYA2019 and tag the awards in with your social media posts.


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Haynet is a leading equestrian and countryside blogging directory, telling your stories from the stables to the fields. If you love living in the countryside, riding your horse, farming the fields or walking your dogs through the woods – then you will feel right at home here!

Haynet is the host of the Countryside Blogger of the Year Award celebrating top class bloggers within the industry. Samantha is also joint judge of the Equestrian Blogger/Vlogger of the Year Award. We are the founder of the #HorseBloggers and #RuralBloggers channel, dedicated networks to share countryside related content, engaging with the blogging community. Being passionate about rural business, we work and support equestrian and countryside companies too. Haynet brings you all the views, news, podcasts and latest products from the stables to the fields which we know you will find of interest!

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