My Dream Blog Writing Contest 2015

Richard Goodwin
Richard Goodwin on February 19, 2015
Blogging Expert

UPDATE 31 May, 2015: Thanks to everyone who submitted an entry. You rock!

With 127 entries from over 30 countries, there were many very impressive entries that I had great difficulty in selecting the best 3. I had to read and re-read the top entries several times to actually choose the winners.

Meet the winners of the contest…

1st Prize Winner: Loes Jaber from The Netherlands.

2nd Prize Winner: David Adeleke from Nigeria.

3rd Prize Winner: Nefeli Tsiouti from the UK.

The winners have been contacted by email. If you’re one of them, please check your email for the procedure of claiming your prizes.


Do you have a blog? Or would you love to start one soon? Then tell us why you started your blog or why you would love to start a blog, and you could win one of our amazing prizes.

My Dream Blog Writing Contest by is open to anyone of any age and nationality. There are 2 topics and you’re to write on only one:

  1. “Why I started my blog” (write on this if you already have a blog)
  2. “Why I would love to start a blog” (write on this if you don’t have a blog yet)

All entries MUST quote at least one sentence from this article: 34 Reasons To Start A Blog. In responding to the contest question, you can provide just one reason or many reasons. The choice is yours.

My Dream Blog Writing Contest 2015

Seriously, let your imagination take over. Write the piece you want. Just make sure you read the above article on 29 reasons to start a blog and quote at least one sentence from it. You’re welcome to agree with or disagree with the quoted sentence from the article.

Here are the prizes you could win…

First place: A self-hosted WordPress blog with a premium theme and professional design (value: $354)

Second place: A self-hosted WordPress blog (value: $137)

Third place: Honourable mention

There are a few rules to note…

Each entry must be between 300 and 700 words and be formatted in Times New Roman, font size 12 with double line spacing. On the first page of your entry, include your name, email, phone number and country of residence.

The entry must be in MS Word (.doc or .docx) and the file name should be “Your Name_My Dream Blog Writing Contest”

You must read and quote at least one sentence from the above-linked article: 29 Reasons To Start A Blog.

Only one entry per participant is allowed. Save your entry in MS Word and submit it as an email attachment to  Richard [at] HowToStartABlogOnline [dot] net

The deadline for submission of entries is EXTENDED to 20 April, 2015 (by 23:59 GMT). Any entry received after this date will not be considered.

Winners will be announced on this page at the end of May, 2015.

For any question about the contest, just drop a comment below (please do NOT ask questions relating to the contest by email).

So, get your creative juice flowing, express yourself freely and enjoy your writing. You could be our winner!