The 2007 Podcast Awards are now open for nominations. I was thinking I would nominate Jessica and the Doctors for some deserved notice.
The trick is that individual shows must be nominated in a specific category, and the shows with the most votes in that category are the nominees who then proceed to the final vote. BUT you can only nominate a show for one category.
So, it's important that we pick a category and stick to it if we want to build up a number of votes. You can see the list of categories on the PA website here: http://www.podcastawards.com/
For the image doctors I'm thinking Education, although I could see Cultural/Arts. I'm less sure about the news flash category -- perhaps Religious Inspiration? Maybe just General.
Anybody else have a thought? As far as I know the podcast producers haven't said anything about this; are they opposed to the concept?
It turns out that the 2006 winner in the education category was another photography podcast (Tips from the Top Floor) so I do think that's the right category for the ID. I'm going to go with General for the news flash -- I'm a little surprised there is no entry for news or current events or something like that, but there you go.
From my read of their website there is also something called the "linking contest" that credits a site when users click from that site to the podcast awards site. The winning site gets a free banner ad for their site on the awards site itself. So, if you're going to vote, you might as well link from here to do it: http://www.podcastawards.com
While I've seen pictures of our Image Doctors on the Nikonians.org site as well as on Jason's site, I've not seen on of Jessica; hey Jessica, how about posting a pic so we can see the face behind the friendly voice of Newsflash??
Just a reminder . . . this is the last week you can submit nominations for the 2007 podcast awards. The last day nominations will be accepted is July 15.
Keep in mind:
- we're nominating the Image Doctors in the Education category and News Flash in General. If you nominate the same podcast in multiple categories then the nomination is thrown out, so this is important.