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About Blogathon


An investment in knowledge pays the best interest”.

Unleash your creativity in analytics to get featured in our website and reach out to thousands of people.

As a plan to revamp the face of its website Analytics Vidhya is proud to announce the launch of Blogathon, an online creative writing competition for the witty and thoughtful.

Get into the writing spree and show the world your analytics skills by imparting knowledge. Start being influenced  and be the “influencers” yourself!

Submit your highly informative articles and grab the chance to win prizes

So, what are you waiting for? Get your thoughts in, Set your hands on the keyboards, and GO!

Let’s get into the Blogging Marathon and introduce ourselves to the World!!


Why to join our Blogathon?

  • Analytics Vidhya being World’s fastest growing and largest community in analytics has a capacity to make you prominent and unique among the data science professionals.

  • If you want to shine and follow the path of your influencers then this is the best platform to invest your time and analytical skills.

  • This is a brilliant opportunity and a great way for budding as well as experienced authors to receive feedback on your work.

  • And of course the winner will be awarded a prize money of “Rs 10,000” and two runner’s up will be awarded “Rs 5,000” each.



  • Every article which meets Analytics Vidhya standards will be published on Analytics Vidhya. If your article proves to be enticing, informative and relevant then we will make sure that it gets posted in our blog.
  • The best articles, as judged by Analytics Vidhya would earn the following prizes:
    • 1st prize – Amazon vouchers worth INR 5,000 (~$100)
    • 2nd prize – Amazon vouchers worth INR 3,000 (~$60)
    • 3rd prize – Amazon vouchers worth INR 2,000 (~ $40)
  • For articles, which don’t meet our standard, we will provide feedback on how to improve the article.


Rules to play by 

  • You are free to make as many submissions as you want. However, don’t make multiple submissions of the same article.
  • The submissions would open on 15th January 2016, 00:01 IST and would stay open till 1th February 2016, 00:00 IST (GMT + 5:30 hrs)
  • You are not allowed to re-publish any of this article else where until and unless discussed with Analytics Vidhya.
  • Analytics Vidhya owns the right to disqualify / reject any submission with out any explanation.
  • The decision for best entry, as declared by Analytics Vidhya would be final.



  • All participating Authors must adhere to the highest blogging standards in terms of providing content that is accurate, well-written, informative, and entertaining.

  • The sole purpose behind writing and publishing an article should be to add value to the audience. The audience should get something unique and value add after reading the article. This unique feature could be something you have learnt over the years, a trick you might have discovered / invented, tips you have learnt through your experience

  • Remember the old saying “A picture speaks a thousand word”. Same applies to blogging. Visuals, charts and diagrams make your article more readable.

  • Content cannot contain obscene, indecent, or profane material or links to such material.

  • Plagiarism will not be tolerated. If short excerpts of copyrighted material are used, the original source and author must be cited.

  • The purpose of an article cannot be to expressively sell merchandise or promote a business that sells merchandise.

  • The tone of voice on Analytics Vidhya is polite, down to earth and informative. Please keep the same in your article.

  • Try and keep the article interactive. Invite comments at places, ask questions and take opinions wherever possible.


What is the objective of AV Blogathon

This initiative has been taken with a pre-defined motive of providing a common platform to help connecting the analytics professionals / beginners across the world.
• We also intend to guide / assist / help the visitors by enabling a healthy learning environment by providing free access to the guiding learning resources, provided by our Blogathon authors to help them upscale their skills.
• We expect our members to self-moderate and highlight whenever they see any deviations from these guidelines.

Live AMA with Kunal Jain on slack on 28th Jan from 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM (IST).

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