Vote For #PodcastWednesdays In The 8th Annual Podcast Awards Starting Today
Nominations for the 8th annual Podcast Awards open Oct. 1
The People’s Choice Podcast Awards, better known as the Podcast Awards, is an annual set of awards given to the best Podcasts as voted by the people. The annual Podcast Awards is a chance for your show to be recognized so be sure to inform your audience of the event.
The 8th annual Podcast Awards Ceremony will be Held at New Media Expo in Las Vegas January 2013 with financial incentives to attend for “every” show that receives a nomination.
The Podcast Awards is still seeking sponsors for this years event and, we encourages podcasters to support the awards as it is our single way to promote an award shows in the space.
Nominations are open Oct. 1-15. Podcast Listeners nominate up to 22 shows. Each category will have an entry form that asks for the name of the podcast, the podcast url, feed, your name, your email address, and nomination comments. The email address must be valid to receive verification on the nomination.
Word of warning for your audiences. They can only submit the nomination form once see rules.
Once nominations close 44 volunteer listeners will review the nominations, and grade the podcasts that are nominated. The reviewers grade shows on the following.
- Nominated in an appropriate category.
- Show established prior to Jan. 1, 2012.
- Produced more than 10 Episodes.
- RSS feed icon with enclosures visible on their website.
A grading sheet is used in the review
- 40 percent: Total number of nominations a podcast receives
- 15 percent: Quality of the website’s design
- 15 percent: Quality of sound
- 10 percent: Delivery quality and show format
- 20 percent: Content relevance
The top 10 nominees in each category will be announced for the final voting slate which will start in November.
- People’s Choice
- Best Produced
- Best Video Podcast
- Food and Drink
- Health and Fitness
- Podsafe Music
- Religious Inspiration