UK Blog Awards 2016 announces shortlist

The shortlist for The UK Blog Awards 2016 has been revealed, with Guardian Soulmates, The Royal Mint, Thomson Holidays, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Cancer Research UK among the company finalists.

The UK Blog Awards are designed to provide an opportunity for individuals and companies to be recognised for their social media achievements through blogging.

There are two categories: company entries and individual entries.

Company entries are split into 18 categories; Arts and Culture; Automotive; Dating; Digital and Technology; Education; Events; Food and Drink; Green and Eco; Health and Social Care; Lifestyle; Photography; PR, Media, Marketing and Comms; Beauty and Fashion; Travel; Vlogger and Podcast; Wedding; Most Innovative; and Headline.

Other Company entries for the 2016 awards include matchmaking agency Mutual Attraction, Berry Bros. & Rudd, The Whisky Exchange, Coronation Street Blog, and Ticketmaster.

The winners will be announced on Friday 29 April at the Park Plaza, Westminster, London.