Some great ideas for better blog contests in the future

Contests like the current Tatt Awards sponsored by the Philippines' Globe Telecoms use popularity (thru on-line voting) as the primary criteria for awarding recognition to a so-called "best" blog. Blogger Paul Farol lays out some ideas for a more REAL set of contest rules designed to (1) reduce the effects of familiarity among what is essentially a small clique of "A-List" bloggers in the Philippines, (2) level the field by discouraging campaigning for "votes" over social media, and (3) cutting out profit-motivated involvement of "social media consultants" in such events.

More:
http://www.blogherald.com/2011/08/16/blog-popularity-contests-are-almost-worthless/

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