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Yahoo Contributor Awards: The Best of 2011

Nominations are now open for the 2011 Yahoo! Contributor Awards! 

These year-end awards will honor the most outstanding Yahoo! Contributor Network content and contributors of 2011.  

We're offering a total of 8 prizes:

Contributors of the Year - 3 winners

We'll name 3 Contributors of the Year. These exceptionally talented contributors will be recognized for exemplifying the spirit of our platform by maintaining libraries of content brimming with passion and expertise. We're looking for top content creators whose unique and compelling voices have touched Yahoo!'s audience of millions. Each winning contributor will receive a $1,500 prize, a profile badge, and a lifetime of bragging rights! Click here for the official rules.

Content of the Year - 5 winners

We’re looking for the top five most unique,  inspiring, engaging, informative, profound, and/or illuminating pieces of content published on any site through the Yahoo! Contributor Network platform in 2011. The authors of our five winning pieces will receive a $1,000 prize, a profile badge, and, of course, unlimited bragging rights! Click here for the official rules.


We'll be accepting nominations through December 31st, 2011. Throughout the month of December, signed in Yahoo! Contributor Network members will see nomination buttons on every contributor profile.

You can nominate any person who has published content in 2011 as "Contributor of the Year" or nominate any piece published to any Yahoo! website in 2011 for "Content of the Year".

You can also make "Content of the Year" nominations directly on any piece of content published to Yahoo! Voices (formerly known as Associated Content) in 2011. 


Click a nomination button, provide our judges with more information about why you’re nominating the contributor or content, and then submit your nomination. All nominations will be reviewed by Yahoo! editors and winners will be chosen in January 2012. Think back to the people and pieces that most deeply affected you this year, and give them the recognition they deserve by nominating them for Yahoo! Contributor Awards! Keep in mind that all content published through the end of the year is eligible for our Content of the Year prizes. If you read or publish an outstanding article between now and then, be sure to give it a shout out.

As 2011 draws to a close, we're proud and excited to once again be honoring our most exceptional content and contributors. A team of judges will review every nomination with care, whittling the field down to only the very best of the best. Thank you for being part of the Yahoo! Contributor Network community, and for sharing your work with us this and every year. We can't wait to see which contributors and pieces of content were most meaningful to you in 2011!

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  • Laurie Jo Miller Farr  1/20/2012

    Are the results announced?

  • susan sudhalter  12/30/2011

    Each day create your own footprints, otherwise you are living someone else's dream. God Bless! Sue from Leominster Ma

  • Kristina Pitts  12/28/2011

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!

  • v dom  12/27/2011

    Thank you and Happy Holidays.

  • Kelly Solomon Wambi  12/27/2011

    happy new year.

  • Kelly Solomon Wambi  12/27/2011

    Looking forward to a more blessed new year..

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