December 16, 2009

Indibloggies 2008 Winners Announced

Woh ghadii aa he gayii! The Indiblogosphere has given its verdict and has chosen a new set of winners from over 150 worthy contenders across 16 varied categories. The final phase of Voting at the Indibloggies 2008 event had total 4876 votes cast over a span of two weeks. The figures may be small, but being recognized as a blogger extraordinaire by your own community is no small an achievement.

"Random Thoughts Of A Demented Mind" authored by Arnab Ray has won the top laurels of the "Indiblog of the Year 2008". His blog has won in this and the "Most Humorous Blog" category for the second consecutive time at the Indibloggies. Please join me in congratulating him and all the other winners on their triumph. With this win Arnab also makes it to the coveted "Indibloggies Hall of Fame". Congratulations!

I thank all the participants, the Jurors and the Sponsors for their help and encouragement. Hearty congratulations to all the winners.

Following is the complete list of Winners:


Indiblog of the year 2008

Random Thoughts Of A Demented Mind

Prizes won:

  1. Award Certificate from Indibloggies

  2. A special "Indiblogger of the year" scrapture trophy, worth Rs 15,000, designed by Arun Verma Design Studios

  3. Books worth Rs 3000 from Hachette India

  4. A copy of award-winning blogger Amit Varma’s book "My Friend Sancho" from Hachette India

  5. Copy of the book "Problogger: Secrets for Blogging Your Way to a Six-Figure Income" authored by Darren Rowse and Chris Garrett

  6. Copy of Think Tweet Book 1, worth $19.95, by Rajesh Shetty

  7. A surprise gift, worth Rs 155, by Pothi.com

  8. Cash award of Rs 2,000 from Zoho

  9. $30 from Indian Social Aggregator India Sphere

  10. $15 in cash and a copy of the book Blog Blazers worth $17 from Chetan Bhawani’s thewwwblog





Best New Indiblog

Lets Put Da

Prizes won:

  1. Award Certificate from Indibloggies

  2. Book Hampers worth Rs 1000 from Hachette India

  3. A copy of award-winning blogger Amit Varma’s book "My Friend Sancho" from Hachette India

  4. Copy of Think Tweet Book 1, worth $19.95, by Rajesh Shetty

  5. A surprise gift, worth Rs 155, by Pothi.com





Best Indi Microblog

Ramesh Srivats

Prizes won:

  1. Award Certificate from Indibloggies

  2. Book Hampers worth Rs 1000 from Hachette India

  3. A copy of award-winning blogger Amit Varma’s book "My Friend Sancho" from Hachette India

  4. Copy of Think Tweet Book 1, worth $19.95, by Rajesh Shetty





Best Humanities Indiblog

Gappa

Prizes won:

  1. Award Certificate from Indibloggies

  2. Book Hampers worth Rs 1000 from Hachette India

  3. A copy of award-winning blogger Amit Varma’s book "My Friend Sancho" from Hachette India

  4. A surprise gift, worth Rs 155, by Pothi.com

  5. Copy of the book "Problogger: Secrets for Blogging Your Way to a Six-Figure Income" authored by Darren Rowse and Chris Garrett





Most Humorous Indiblog

Random Thoughts Of A Demented Mind

Prizes won:

  1. Award Certificate from Indibloggies

  2. Book Hampers worth Rs 1000 from Hachette India

  3. A copy of award-winning blogger Amit Varma’s book "My Friend Sancho" from Hachette India

  4. A surprise gift, worth Rs 155, by Pothi.com





Best Group Indiblog

ThinkChange India

Prizes won:

  1. Award Certificate from Indibloggies

  2. Book Hampers worth Rs 1000 from Hachette India

  3. A copy of award-winning blogger Amit Varma’s book "My Friend Sancho" from Hachette India

  4. A surprise gift, worth Rs 155, by Pothi.com





Best Indi Food/Beverages blog

Akshayapaatram

Prizes won:

  1. Award Certificate from Indibloggies

  2. Book Hampers worth Rs 1000 from Hachette India

  3. A copy of award-winning blogger Amit Varma’s book "My Friend Sancho" from Hachette India

  4. Copy of the book "Problogger: Secrets for Blogging Your Way to a Six-Figure Income" authored by Darren Rowse and Chris Garrett

  5. A surprise gift, worth Rs 155, by Pothi.com





Best Entertainment Indiblog

Without giving the movie away

Prizes won:

  1. Award Certificate from Indibloggies

  2. Book Hampers worth Rs 1000 from Hachette India

  3. A copy of award-winning blogger Amit Varma’s book "My Friend Sancho" from Hachette India

  4. Copy of the book "Problogger: Secrets for Blogging Your Way to a Six-Figure Income" authored by Darren Rowse and Chris Garrett

  5. A surprise gift, worth Rs 155, by Pothi.com





Best Travel Indiblog

A travel blog of an Indian backpacker

Prizes won:

  1. Award Certificate from Indibloggies

  2. Book Hampers worth Rs 1000 from Hachette India

  3. A copy of award-winning blogger Amit Varma’s book "My Friend Sancho" from Hachette India

  4. A surprise gift, worth Rs 155, by Pothi.com

  5. A Blog-hosting package (1 domain name + 1 GB webspace + Latest Wordpress) worth Rs 5500 from web1.in





Best Sports Indiblog

Fake IPL Player

Prizes won:

  1. Award Certificate from Indibloggies

  2. Book Hampers worth Rs 1000 from Hachette India

  3. A copy of award-winning blogger Amit Varma’s book "My Friend Sancho" from Hachette India

  4. A surprise gift, worth Rs 155, by Pothi.com





Best Science/Technology Indiblog

Digital Inspiration

Prizes won:

  1. Award Certificate from Indibloggies

  2. Book Hampers worth Rs 1000 from Hachette India

  3. A copy of award-winning blogger Amit Varma’s book "My Friend Sancho" from Hachette India

  4. A surprise gift, worth Rs 155, by Pothi.com

  5. Cash award of Rs 2,000 from Zoho

  6. Cash Awards of $50 from techblissonline





Best IndiPodcast

Meter down

Prizes won:

  1. Award Certificate from Indibloggies

  2. Book Hampers worth Rs 1000 from Hachette India

  3. A copy of award-winning blogger Amit Varma’s book "My Friend Sancho" from Hachette India





Best Business Indiblog

Gauravonomics

Prizes won:

  1. Award Certificate from Indibloggies

  2. Book Hampers worth Rs 1000 from Hachette India

  3. A copy of award-winning blogger Amit Varma’s book "My Friend Sancho" from Hachette India

  4. A surprise gift, worth Rs 155, by Pothi.com

  5. Cash Awards of $20 from Learn QTP





Best Designed Indiblog

Jugalbandi

Prizes won:

  1. Award Certificate from Indibloggies

  2. Book Hampers worth Rs 1000 from Hachette India

  3. A copy of award-winning blogger Amit Varma’s book "My Friend Sancho" from Hachette India

  4. Cash Awards of $50 from techblissonline





Best Indi Photoblog

Delhi Photo Diary

Prizes won:

  1. Award Certificate from Indibloggies
  2. Book Hampers worth Rs 1000 from Hachette India

  3. A copy of award-winning blogger Amit Varma’s book "My Friend Sancho" from Hachette India

  4. A copy of Complete Digital Photography, Fourth Edition (Graphics Series) by Ben Long, worth $26, from the food-blogger duo Jay & Bee of Jugalbandi





Best Personal Indiblog

Lumuhuku

Prizes won:

  1. Award Certificate from Indibloggies

  2. Book Hampers worth Rs 1000 from Hachette India

  3. A copy of award-winning blogger Amit Varma’s book "My Friend Sancho" from Hachette India

  4. A surprise gift, worth Rs 155, by Pothi.com

  5. A Blog-hosting package (1 domain name + 1 GB webspace + Latest Wordpress + 1 Professional theme worth max $25) worth Rs 6500 from web1.in




Interested in statistics? The final tally for
each category is available here.

Winners, please send an email to indibloggies at gmail dot com with subject PRIZE CLAIM 2008, stating your Indian postal address and contact details so that prizes could be sent to you in due time.

26 comments:

jai and bee said...

thank you, debashish, for all the stupendous effort.

Frosted. | jugalbandi said...

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Mona said...

Congratulations to all the winners!

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रवि said...

सभी विजेताओं को बधाई.
इस मैराथन काम को अकेले अंजाम देने के लिए देबू को बधाई व धन्यवाद.

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Rahul Rakesh said...

congratulations to all the winners :)

Priyanka Khot said...

Thanks Debashish!

Honored to have won! :-)

Congratulations to all the other winners!

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Rahul Anand said...

Congrats to all glorious Winners! :D
Happy to take part in the competition. It seems that I could came out second in design category. :)
But I yet couldn't see the 'Best Designed Indiblog',Jugalbandi. The link appeared to be broken from the start. Any hints? :|

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lakshmi said...

Thanks everybody for your support in making Backpacker a winner..thanks Indibloggies and congratulations to the other winners

Vijay said...

Congrats to all winners. Great efforts by the organizers.

Amrita said...

Congratulations to the winners - great blogs each of them! :)

डॉ महेश सिन्हा said...

Woh ghadii aa he gayii!
कोई हिन्दी ब्लॉग नहीं !

Deepak Acharya said...

Congratulations to every one, especially Priyanka :)

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Shalini said...

Glad to have been part of the nomination in the best travel blog category.. Congragulation to all the winners :)

Vikram Karve said...

Thank you indibloggies for nominating my blog.
Thank you all those who voted for Creative Writing by Vikram Karve.
Congratulations to all the deserving winners.
Cheers.
Keep Blogging.
Vikram Karve

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kabi said...

very honoured to have won for best podcast blog. the voices of our kaali-peeli drivers are the real winners.
kabi

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