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Norfolk, VA, June 28, 2011—Beliefnet (www.Beliefnet.com), the Web’s leading multi-faith inspiration and spirituality site and a property of BN Media (Norfolk, VA), will launch “Be the Next Beliefnet Blogger” contest in search of the next voice from within the Beliefnet Community on July 1, 2011. During the month of July, community members will compete to join the winning team of bloggers, Beliefnet Voices, in the categories of News & Politics, Faith, Hope & Inspiration, Entertainment, and Health & Holistic Spirituality.
The winner of this contest will join the Beliefnet Voices as a paid blogger and will have an opportunity to share their writing with the millions that visit Beliefnet each month.
Judging for the contest will be conducted by guest bloggers and veterans of Beliefnet Voices. They include: Nell Minow of Movie Mom™, Therese Borchard of Beyond Blue, Linda Howard of A Simple Life a Childlike Faith, Rob Kerby of Culture Wars, and Jennifer Jones of the Inspiration Report. The guest judges will select five bloggers to be further judge by their peers in the community.
To enter Beliefnet’s “Be the Next Beliefnet Blogger” contest, you must join the Beliefnet Community by visiting http://community.beliefnet.com. After becoming a member, visit http://community.beliefnet.com/bethenextbeliefnetblogger and following the instructions on the group page to enter. Contestants must create a profile and post consistently through the week with no less than 15 entries from July 1 through July 31, 2011.
The winner of “Be the Next Beliefnet Blogger” will be announced on August 31, 2011.
Beliefnet, a property of BN Media (Norfolk, VA) and a recipient of the National Magazine Award for General Excellence Online, is the largest multi-faith online community for spirituality and inspiration. Its mission is to help people find and walk a spiritual path that instills comfort, hope, clarity, strength and happiness for people who are exploring their own faith or curious about others. Beliefnet is the definitive source of spiritual information presented without defined editorial point-of-view, and is a leading authority for major news organizations in the United States. It covers an exhaustive range of topics and is continually enhanced by its users. Resources include blogs and social networking tools, feature articles and videos, quizzes, devotionals, photo galleries and interviews with noted politicians, celebrities and spiritual leaders. Beliefnet has more than 14 million newsletter subscribers and averages nearly three million unique visitors per month. Beliefnet is not affiliated with any spiritual organization or movement.
About BN Media
The mission of BN Media is to serve the vast online market for spirituality and inspiration, bringing audio-visual and written content to the masses while helping people make a difference for their favorite nonprofit organization. BN Media achieves this by bridging the gap through which ordinary activities inspire activism, online giving and volunteerism.