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  • Bluehost India announces the first-ever “WordPress Creators Awards” to recognize and celebrate excellence in digital creativity and innovation in India

    Published on September 7, 2021

    Bluehost, a trusted web hosting provider specializing in WordPress, has announced “Bluehost WordPress Creators Awards” open to all who build websites and online presence on WordPress in India.

    To be held virtually, the competition revolves around the theme of ‘Innovation and Creativity’ in the digital age. The nominations are open to submissions of websites, online applications, themes, plugins and blogs created in the past twelve months with WordPress based in India. The entries will be judged by a panel of Industry leading design and development experts such as Director of Design at Pensaar, Founder and President of UMO Design foundation, Global Executive Director of Designit, Founders of ShoutmeLoud and AffiliateBooster.com, Managing Director of DMatic Digital and Developers & Design Leads from Peenak Solutions, Awesome Motive Inc, Zipgrid, etc. All entries will be reviewed and awarded on innovation, creativity, futuristic vision and the use of WordPress themes, plugins and technology.

    The nominations will close on 24 September 2021 and the finalists will be announced in October 2021. Out of all the entries, 20 candidates will make the defining list of India’s best WordPress creators, broken down into two categories – web designers/developers and bloggers/other creators.

    The top 3 winners in each category will be awarded cash prizes of Rs 100,000, Rs 50,000, Rs 25,000 respectively, while the rest of the winners will receive a cash prize of Rs 10,000 each.

    Commenting on the awards initiative, Mitika Kulshreshtha, Vice President of Marketing, Bluehost, said, “Past year has been tough for many. Even with financial constraints and uncertainty, over 58% of our customers told us in a survey earlier this year that they are positive they will survive and thrive beyond the pandemic. At Bluehost, we are in awe of this spirit of resilience and creativity. We also love WordPress, which continues to be the most popular content management system (CMS) to create websites. So, we combined the two to define the mission of Bluehost Creator Awards. We want to celebrate and recognize the best talent who has created a website, a project or any tool on WordPress this past year that is symbolic of victory during tough times. Tell us your story of innovation and creativity and inspire legions to do the same.”

    Since being founded in 2003, Bluehost focuses on optimizing experiences for building websites on WordPress. Bluehost has been one of the top trusted WordPress hosting brands recommended by WordPress.org for the past ten years.

    For web designers and developers, Bluehost recently launched a multi-client management experience, called Bluehost Maestro. For Small & Micro Businesses (SMBs) willing to create their own website on WordPress, Bluehost recently launched the Bluehost Website Builder that is offered as part of all Bluehost WordPress hosting offerings.

    Bluehost is continually building improved experiences for anyone wanting to build an online presence on WordPress.


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