FYI Blogosphere: Announcing the World Media Awards and Event

The World Media Awards and Event will take place on October 26th at the PayPal building in San Francisco. Through a series of practical workshops hosted by some of the world’s leading publishing experts, attendees will learn how to use the latest technologies and techniques to maximize their publishing potential. The purpose of the event it to celebrate the best in blogging and media creation as well as to exchange publishing best practices.

Tickets to attend the event go on sale today for $50 and entries to the Media Awards are $45. The first 100 bloggers to blog about the event will receive a free ticket and/or entry to the awards for posting about the event. Space is limited to 500 attendees. Contact event organizer Murray Newlands for full information or see

The event is for authors, bloggers, media creators, media owners, PR practitioners and businesses.

The event founder Murray Newlands said:

“I love blogging and wanted to create an event to celebrate the best in blogging and media. I meet lots of publishers and want to be able to create an environment where they can exchange knowledge and creativity.”

“We are pleased to have eBay as lead sponsors of the event. eBay is keen to support the publishing community.”

The eBay partner network is increasingly reaching out to support bloggers. Other sponsors include Growmap, VigLink and Trancos.

World Media Award judges include Steve Hall, Sarah Austin, Chang Kim, Pierre Zarokian, Cheryl Contee, Krystyl Baldwin, Adrian Harris, Jeremy Wright, Rob Bloggeries, Dave Duarte, Tanya Alvarez and Dana Oshiro

Media partners include Adrants, The Affiliate Marketing Awards, Read Write Web, and Bloggeries.

For more information visit
Murray Newlands is author of How to Make a Blog Book and Online Marketing; a User Guide. He is also founder of the Affiliate Marketing Awards. Born in the UK, he now spends his time in San Francisco and New York. Murray works for Audience Mindshare and consults for Trancos Ins as well as being an advisor for VigLink.

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