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April 16th, 2010


Wirefly Blog Awards

After a flurry of votes in the last 24 hours, the poll closed at 3 PM EST today. NOTE: We have push backed the date and time of announcing the winners to Monday at 9 a.m. Stay tuned!

We’ve sifted through the nominations. Read through dozens of blogs, debated back and forth, and have come up with the finalists for our first ever blog awards.

Thank you to all the people who contributed to the nomination process! Now we you to decide on the winners.

Enter your vote below for the best cell phone blog in each category. Voting will remain open until 3:00 pm April 30, 2010.

Wirefly Blog Awards winners will be announced on May 3 at 9 a.m. EST. Best wishes and congratulations to all of the finalists!

Winner Prizes: $250

Winner Recognition:

  • Promotion across Wirefly.com and other Wirefly web properties
  • Mention in press release announcing winners
  • Recognition on Wirefly.com Blog Awards page for 1 year.
  • Wirefly Blog Awards badge to post on site.

Honorable mention:AndroidPolice.com hasn’t been around long enough to make this year’s cut, but keep your eyes on it. It’s off to a hot start.

Honorable mention:BBExaminer writes some great copy, but doesn’t update as frequently as the high-powered blogs that made the cut.

Honorable mention:Mobility Digest looks to be on its way to becoming a competitive cell phone news source.

Honorable mention:TmoNews does some great phone reviews, but not near the volume that the finalists do.

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Related posts:

  1. Wirefly Now Accepting Nominations for Wirefly 2010 Blog Awards
  3. Best Cell Phone Review Blog of 2010 – Nominate Your Favorite
  4. Best Android Blog of 2010 – Nominate Your Favorite

23 Responses to “Wirefly Blog Awards Voting is Now Closed! Thanks for participating”

  • CamAmateur
    March 6, 2011

    I tried to register to your rss feed, but had a problem appending it to google right ascension

  • TmoNews WON!!!!!!! WOOHOOO

  • JRoudebush
    April 30, 2010


    Probably because todaysandroid.com only posts 1 thing a week and the other ones you visit has new connect everyday.. usually 5-10 posts a day and not 1 a week.

    also d-bag droidog.com is owned by tmonews.com great way to be stupid.. congrats of talking smack and then getting owned.

  • onetime
    April 30, 2010

    how can tmo news be best cell phone news blog lol. the only news it features is for one carrier which happens to be the smallest of the big 4 WTF? a joke right?

    and what about blogs like todaysandroid.com or droidog.com for best android blog?

    i guess these types of contests are more about personal relationships than actual content.

  • I still like mwd.com from all of the above. Has all news.

  • Jeff Gregory
    April 26, 2010

    The finalists were not chosen solely on the volume of nominations.
    Finalists were chosen based on quality of the site relevant to the category and number of nominations.
    Blogs with high volume of nominations were given extra consideration, but in many cases the extra consideration did not push the site higher than those we selected as finalists.
    Several sites that received a high volume of nominations were actually forums, not blogs. Others sites only posted once or twice a week, at most.
    In the end, the blogs that posted quality content on a consistent basis were deemed worthy of being finalists.

    We appreciate your feedback, and will continue to look for ways to improve our Blog Awards going forward.
    We welcome any and all suggestions.

    Jeff Gregory
    Director of Search Marketing

  • Wow, why did you guys even ask for votes. Obviously you didnt count them and just went with your own picks.

    BBOS – 37 votes
    BBNews.PL – 34 votes
    BBLeaks – 19 votes
    Smartphone Junkie – 14 votes
    Pocketberry – 9 votes
    BerryReporter – 8 votes
    BBGeeks – 6 votes

  • Sunkast
    April 25, 2010

    Wow these polls are rigged!!!

  • Jeff Gregory
    April 22, 2010

    Droid-Life.com did not make the list of finalists because it did not match the category relevancy part of the awards. While Droid-Life.com is indeed an excellent blog, it is not, especially in comparison to the other nominees, an “Android blog.” Droid-Life is a blog about the Motorola Droid.

    We’re have heard the feedback from Droid-Life.com and its passionate readers, and we will be sure to broaden our categories for next year’s awards to recognize more of the great blog coverage being done.

    Jeff Gregory
    Director of Search Marketing

  • droided
    April 21, 2010

    droidedup.com too

  • bigmerf
    April 19, 2010

    phandroid and tmonews are my favs

  • T-Mo news!

  • irishvirus
    April 17, 2010

    I didn’t care too much about most the voted but voted. Except phandroid.com. Phandroid is and always be my source for all things android. Their website is clean and fun, plus user friendly on my phone. Their mobile apparently for news is awesome and clean, which is what we are here for. Their news is informative. My vote is phandroid. If they loose I would never visit wirefly again.

  • voted for tmonews thay always have great updates

  • Wirefly, can you put ‘androidforums.com’ in parenthesis beside phandroid? A lot of people recognize that instead of phandroid.

  • No Droid Life. How is that?

  • ItsMichaelNotMike
    April 16, 2010

    I think it would be fun to say how we voted. So here’s mine:

    Best Android Blog: Android Community (they have lots of members, that’s always where I go because that’s where the most info, help, tips, and tricks can be found).

    Best BlackBerry: Crackberry (No contest IMHO. I remember when they started out, I was a “founding member.” They let me keep my user name which is “Michael Crackberry” which was cool for them to do. So they will always get my vote. LOL).

    Best Cell Phone News: TMoNews (No contest, plus its cited all over the Net. When you do a Google search most of the top hits from all the major sites, Engadget/BGR/The Russians, show them referring to TMoNews. That’s quite an accomplishment for this small startup new site.)

    Best Cell Phone Review Blog: PhoneDog (close call, I like PhoneScoop and MobileBurn… a lot. But Noah makes PhoneDog tops for me).

    Best Windows Mobile Blog: PocketNow (no contest, they always have the best tips and tricks, especially on YouTube. But for their tips I would not know half of what I find out from them, usually from my YouTube subscription).

  • It’s not like this is recognized and respected award, it’s pretty much a way for wirefly to thank these sites for their business.

  • What was your criteria for selecting these blogs? Hope it wasn’t based on how much money these sites bring in.

    But, considering Boy Genius Report and PhoneNews.com didn’t make the cut, I’m skeptical.

  • Agreed!!

  • Not too many surprises… :)

    • ItsMichaelNotMike
      April 16, 2010

      That’s right Neil. I was not surprised that all my votes were in the lead. People agree with us. ;)

      Funniest result was Crackberry. If I was the competition I would just forfeit now rather than waste space and bandwidth. :)

      • tmobileho
        April 16, 2010

        Oh, it would be “fun”? How gay. You always write a 2000 word comment, way over analyzed and useless. I bet you have OCD bad.

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