Last year, Ghana's first Social Media Awards was launched. It aims to award Ghana's best bloggers from 2012 (not from time immemorial) and the major Ghanaian entities on social media. It's being organized by Blogging Ghana (Ghana's Association of Bloggers) of which I am a member and as part of BlogCamp Ghana 2013, a social media focused conference. Yeah, it looks like I wrote Barcamp but that's the beauty of it, a Barcamp can be used in any way for any kind of event on any topic. There are health or law camps out there, see a list of past Barcamp type events worldwide. This blog post is not about BlogCamps or BarCamps, but a request to support this particular blog that you've been reading. Or if it's your first time here, check out some blog posts before you continue (go on and click it o!).
Now that we are on the same page. This blog has been nominated for best blog in Ghana at the Ghana Social Media Awards. I am very honoured to have been nominated, since there are so many other blogs by Ghanaians in Ghana, Ghanaians elsewhere and by people who live in Ghana. I have already set myself a goal of 233 blog posts for 2013, and this nomination gives me #morevim to meet that target. I'm not joking about the number 233, I am keen to meet this, no matter the fact that I have only published 7 blog posts in 2013 so far as of February 26th. Damn, I should have written this post on the 23rd of February.
I've always loved writing ever since I entered Presec for high (senior secondary) school. I started writing opinion pieces when I got to MIT for university, wrote very ...[view whole blog post ]