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THE AWARDS

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AWARDS

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The HBC is a community of health & wellness influencers and bloggers, offering a membership plan to support you in making a bigger impact in the industry. Each year we’ll compile a list of the 50 top influencers in some of the key categories within the health and wellness industry.

We look into the general audience size, as well as engagement levels, relevance to the topic and any previous accolades, including our annual health blog awards.

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ABOUT THE AWARDS

FROM 2016 CELEBRATING THE BEST IN WELLNESS

The awards provide a unique opportunity to celebrate influencers. Celebrating the best blogs and Instagram accounts in wellness, representing the epitome of all digital content platforms. The HBA recognises the best in digital talent, whilst providing everyone with an opportunity to be entered into the process, no matter how big or small your following.

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CLASS OF 2018

HEALTH BLOG AWARDS WINNERS

ZOE WOODWARD

Best yoga & spirituality

AMIE DAWSON

Health Bloggers of the Year

KIRSTIN KADÉ

Best Nutrition & Science

SOPHIE DAVIS

Best Beauty & Lifestyle

AMY COUSINS

Best New & Noteworthy

TANIA PILCHER

Best Recipe

SOPHIE PARKER

Best Allergy & Free-From

SARAH LEANNE PUSTKOWSKI

Best Chronic Illness & Illness Recovery

SARA DUBLER

Best European

SHILPA RAZNIEWSKA

Best Irish

ROMY LONDON

Best Vegan

TAMSYN SMITH

Best Fitness

LAURA HOGGINS

Best Instagram
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Yesterday was so much more than just the awards, but I’m so unbelievably grateful to have won. It has given me the confidence to keep going and hopefully, keep giving others something to be able to relate too.

Amy Cousins - the Bath Blogger

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MORE INFO & QUESTIONS

FAQs

How to Enter

The Awards are open to anyone that writes a blog – whether it is for enjoyment/personal development, as part of their job, to improve the visibility of their business as sole traders or as a professional blogger. In order to considered for the awards, your content must be a blog (or Instagram account for the Instagram category) and entered into the correct category. The blogger must be over the age of 18.

Which countries count as part of the awards?

All categories must be written by a person based in the UK or Ireland. 

Who is Shortlisted?

The top five blogs from each category will be shortlisted and will be showcased, featured on the HBC magazine and social media, as well as on the website. By entering the Health Blog Awards you agree to allow the Awards to publish excerpts and showcase screen shots of entered blogs in promotion of the Awards.

What Happens if I am Shortlisted?

You will be notified if you have been shortlisted. It is then up to you to promote your entry to your colleagues, friends and family. Once the public vote closes, the top 5 blogs from each category will be put forward to our expert judges. Public vote counts for 30% of the final score, and judge vote counts for 70%.

What are the Judging Criteria?

The criteria for the awards will be judged as follows:

  1. Relevance to the topic
  2. Design & style
  3. Engagement and social proof
  4. Content
  5. Blog usability and navigation

OUT OF THE ABOVE 5 CRITERIA, FURTHER SUB CRITERIA INCLUDES:

  • Quality and consistency of the blog, overall branding, passion and knowledge on the main topic of the blog. For food blogs also applies: recipes, clarity, and overall food photography.
WINNERS OF PAST EDITIONS

2016 and 2017 Winners

2017 Winners

2016 Winners

  • Best Health Blog of the Year: Rachel – Healthy and Psyched
  • Best European Blog: Anne Kraup – Anne Smiles
  • Best Free From & Illness Recovery Blog: Ceri Jones – Natural Kitchen Adventures
  • Best Yoga & Spirituality Blog: Eleanor C May – Green + Aquamarine
  • Best Science and Nutrition Blog: Sarah Curry – Dishin it Out
  • Best New Blog: Rae-Emily Dani & Lily – Beauty at Brunch
  • Best Fitness Blog: Lisa J Holmes – Wildcat Fit UK
  • Best Vegan Blog: Amelia Littlejohn – Nourishing Amelia
  • Best Recipe Blog: Lucy Parker – Lucy and Lentils