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Scott P. Richert

Announcing the 2013 About Catholicism Readers' Choice Awards!

By January 8, 2013

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I’m pleased to announce the 2013 About.com Readers’ Choice Awards.About.com 2013 Readers' Choice Awards The Readers’ Choice Awards showcase the best products, features and services in dozens of categories across all of About.com.

This is the third year that the About.com Catholicism GuideSite will be participating in the Readers’ Choice Awards. Starting at 12:00 A.M. EST on January 14, 2013, I will be accepting nominations in the following categories:

  • Best Catholic Book of 2012
  • Best Catholic Blog
  • Best Catholic Website
  • Best Catholic Podcast
  • Best Catholic Radio Show
  • Best Catholic Magazine
  • Best Catholic Newspaper
  • Best Catholic iOS App
  • Best Catholic to Follow on Twitter
  • Best Catholic Facebook Page

Nominations will be accepted from 12:00 A.M. EST on January 14, 2013, until 11:59 P.M. EST on February 11, 2013. Readers are free to nominate their own product or site, as well as someone else's, and to promote the Readers’ Choice Awards to their community. (Sign up for the About.com Catholicism Newsletter to be notified automatically when nominations open.)

Finalists will be announced on February 19, and voting will run from February 19 through March 19. The winners will be announced on March 27. There's no prize—just the bragging rights that come with getting recognized as the best of the best by the readers of one of the oldest, largest, and most respected websites. (Finalists and winners will receive a badge that they can place on their website and use in other promotional material.)

You can learn more about how the Readers' Choice Awards program works by checking out the 2011 About Catholicism Readers' Choice Awards Finalists and the 2012 About Catholicism Readers' Choice Awards Finalists. And you can find winners from previous years at Best Catholic Media - About Catholicism Readers' Choice Awards 2011 and 2012 About Catholicism Readers' Choice Awards Winners.

I'm looking forward to seeing all of the Catholic books, blogs, magazines, radio shows, iOS apps, and more that you nominate for the 2013 About Catholicism Readers' Choice Awards!

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January 18, 2012 at 10:58 am
(1) Mary@42 says:

Scott, if I am not too late to put in my Vote, my Best Catholic Website is http://www.rcspiritualdirection.com!!!!! and Your Website is my Second Favourite.

January 18, 2012 at 2:03 pm
(2) Bruce says:

Scott, not sure how to vote so i will just leave it as a comment my vote for the best ios app is by far the “ipieta” app it is the best catholic app i have ever seen and for only $2.99 you will not find a better app for the money..i ask that you check it out immediately it has tremidously helped me out with my prayer life..god bless,

January 18, 2012 at 2:56 pm
(3) Cynthia says:

So how do you vote??? Thanks up front for the information.

January 18, 2012 at 3:13 pm
(4) Scott P. Richert says:

Thanks, everyone, for the comments. I’ve updated the post with a link to the category descriptions, which include links to the nomination forms. You can always just check the main page of the site as well: Catholicism.About.com.

January 18, 2012 at 3:16 pm
(5) Scott P. Richert says:

Bruce, I like iPieta very much. It was one of the finalists last year for both Best Catholic iPhone App and Best Catholic iPad App.

January 18, 2012 at 9:12 pm
(6) AnaMM says:

I’d like to vote please.

January 14, 2013 at 5:01 pm
(7) Carole says:

I nominate this DivineOffice.org. Best Catholic website and best iPad app. Carole Hammack

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