The UK Blog Awards 2016 were held at the Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge with ODEON Cinemas on Friday 29th April 2016.
With 580 bloggers and brands attendance, jam packed with celebratory fizz and British inspired food, whizzpops and gobblefunk B.F.G theming by Event Trees and a pop up cinema area courtesy of ODEON Cinema's it really was a fun evening for networking and celebrating digital innovation through Blogging and Vlogging content.
Kate Russell professionally lead the ceremony to award the 18 industry Blog categories where there were 36 winning individual and company Blogs, as well as awarding two highly commended Blogs from each category.
Director of the UK Blog Awards, Gemma Newton introduced, UK Blog Relations which is a platform that extends what the UK Blog Awards are doing. To create lasting relationships and content partnerships between bloggers, vloggers and brands and PRs. The importance of the platform is to manage perception that influence is more important than reach. As well as concentrating on different connection forms between bloggers and companies. Therefore, this week, UK Blog Relations will be co-hosting #BlogHour to discuss relationships, influence and community.
We hope you can join the conversation tomorrow at 9pm, please see the questions below:
Q1. What three attributes do you think create the right relationship between bloggers and brands? via @UKBlogRelations #BlogHour
Q2. Influence vs Reach. What do you value more and why? via @UKBlogRelations #BlogHour
Q3. If someone's content has strong influence how do you think this impact will affect the industry over reach/following? via @UKBlogRelations #BlogHour
Q4. Which brands have created a good sense of online community for you and why? via @UKBlogRelations #BlogHour
Q5. If you were a brand how would you act towards the blogging community? via @UKBlogRelations #BlogHour
Q6. What do you think of the term Blogger Outreach and what definition would you give? via @UKBlogRelations #BlogHour
We hope you like the questions and hope that you can join the conversation at 9pm on Tuesday 3rd May 2016 - don't forget to use the #BlogHour hashtag,