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Winners Of 2010 Utah Blogger Contest Announced


Utah Internet marketing company SEO by Swaby is pleased to announce the winners of its Utah’s Top Blogger contest for 2010.

PRLog (Press Release)Nov 10, 2010 – Utah Internet marketing company SEO by Swaby is pleased to announce the winners of its Utah’s Top Blogger contest for 2010. This announcement concludes the month long contest that asked visitors to judge local blogs based on frequency of posts, quality of posts and the sense of community of the blog.

The winner of the contest is Connor Boyack, with Holly Richardson, Chad Waite, Nicole Warburton, and Eric Ethington as finalists.

This was the second Utah blogger’s competition and participation has grown significantly. “It was a much more spirited competition this year because there was a political election that fueled audiences.  We were very happy to see the number of bloggers interested in the contest grow as well as recieving 5 times as many votes as last year,” said Nigel Swaby.

The final list of nominees included:

Connor Boyack – Connor’s Connundrums
Holly Richardson  – Holly on the Hill
Chad Waite  – Daily Derbi
Nicole Warburton –Women Only
Eric Ethington – Pride in Utah
BenJoeMarkland  – From Where I Sit
Stephanie Nielson – NieNie Dialogues  (2nd year in a row)
Jesse Stay – Stay N’ Alive (2nd year in a row)
Phil Windley – Technometria
Misty Fowler – Saintless

The nominee list included a variety of Utah bloggers from various backgrounds including journalists, tech oriented writers, Internet marketers, real estate writers, infamous bloggers and “mom bloggers.” For additional information on the Utah’s top blogger contest, please go to https://seobyswaby.wordpress.com/utahs-top-bloggers.

The winners were honored at an awards luncheon at Pierpont Place in downtown Salt Lake City. The top 5 winners were given prizes. Sarah Buhr of Salt Lake City’s Big Star PR was also a sponsor. Previous finalist Janet Thaeler (Newspapergrl blog) was a co-host.

Tune in to The Web Marketing Weekly Show www.webmarketingweeklyshow.com for interviews with some of the winners.


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