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The 2017 SHOMO awards in association with Quidco

shomos 2017

The UK Money Bloggers awards return for their third successive year.

If you’re a money blogger, the SHOMOs are your chance to get some recognition. Most blogging awards put all money bloggers together – if they’re not lumped into a lifestyle category – but the SHOMOs give us a chance to celebrate our specialities, and showcase the breadth of topics we write about.

I’m delighted that Quidco has returned as the main sponsor for the awards, and we’ve already got Sainsbury’s Bank, Vanguard, FinCon and Lansons on board as individual award sponsors. A big thanks to all of them.

This year we’ve got even more awards. To nominate your blog, or one you love, click here.

General categories

Money blogger of the year
Sponsored by Quidco
The top blogger of the year. The judges will be able to select their favourite blogs from all the winners and runner ups, with the top blogs forming the Money Blogger of the year shortlist. You cannot nominate for this award.

People’s choice
All the nominated blogs will be automatically be entered into the People’s choice award. Readers will then get to vote for the blog which they love the most!

Best money saving blog
Sponsored by Sainsbury’s Bank
Who posts the articles that help you spend less? Let us know your nomination for the site that regularly cuts your costs through tips, deals, competitions, coupons or freebies.

Best money making blog

Sponsored by Awin
Who has the tricks and tips to boost your budget?

Best personal finance blog
Sponsored by Lansons
These bloggers should know their stuff – and help you make decisions when saving and managing money, covering topics such as banking, bills and savings.

Best new blog

Sponsored by Experian
One for the newbies. As long as the blog is about money and was started after May 1st 2016, it’s in with a shout.

Specialist categories

Best parenting and money blog

Sponsored by Finder.com/uk
Family finances are a popular topic for readers. Nominate the blog which helps you make the most of your budget while raising kids.

Best frugal food blog
Filling the fridge is a big expense, which is where the frugal foodies can really help us dish up tasty meals on a budget.

Best frugal & thrift blog
Nominate the blogger who helps readers get by with thrifty tricks and frugal tips.

Best investing or retirement blog
Sponsored by Vanguard
This is the serious stuff. Who’s helped you make the big decisions on investing and your future?

Best specialist money blog
From debt to the environment and from fashion to travel, who’s cornered the market in money blogging for a specific audience?

Best international money blog
Sponsored by FinCon
We’re not alone in sharing our passion in the UK. There are some great money blogs all over the world. The UK Money Bloggers community will be creating a shortlist of their favourites.

Best money podcast
Tell us your top podcast on all things money.

Best money vlog
Sponsored by Sainsbury’s Bank
Who has entertained and informed you the most through video?

Best money social media
Sponsored by Hootsuite
Who uses social media the best? From Instagram to Pinterest, via Facebook groups and Twitter.

Best company or brand money blog
There are some great blogs out there run by companies or brands. Nominate your favourite here which is too big for our independent categories.

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