Entry deadline: December 8 at 11:59 p.m. ET

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Did your social media campaign have a WOW factor? Did it engage the right people, drive revenue, bring awareness to an important issue or mitigate a crisis?

If yes, let the world know about it by entering PR News' Social Media Awards! This program is your opportunity to show off the outstanding social media campaigns you’ve led this year. Social media content itself might be ephemeral in nature, but we’re giving you the opportunity to capture and celebrate your social media successes.

Enter your top campaigns and nominate the social media superstars behind those campaigns for the Social Media Team or Digital Leader of the Year Awards. This program is open to organizations of all types and sizes, worldwide. Insider Tip: Enter one campaign in more than one category to receive a $150 discount per additional category and increase your chances of a win. Preview the entry questions.

Categories

Facebook

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Twitter

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Instagram

  • Best Contest

    Using a giveaway or contest to spread a message, generate engagment and have fun with users. 

  • Best Influencer

    Someone who propelled your brand to the next level by being a top influencer.

  • Best Marketing Campaign

    How you used Instagram to reach customers, and how you showed ROI.

  • Best PR Campaign

    How you leveraged Instagram to enhance brand reputation and reach a new audience.

  • Best Story

    Using individual images or a single image, or Instagram Stories, to tell a story; tell us what it was and how it performed.

  • Best Use of a Photo

    A photo that web beyond just looks, this photo moved people.

  • Campaign to Increase Followers

    Savvy strategy used boost followers.

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Snapchat

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YouTube

  • Best Channel

    A chnnel with excellent content that is well curated. 

  • Best Marketing Campaign

    How you leveraged YouTube to market your product/service.

  • Best PR Campaign

    How you leveraged YouTube to enhance your brand's reputation and reach a new audience.

  • Individual Video

    The winning video should have great content with high shareability factor.

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Other

  • Best App

    A shining example of what an app should be, and how you communicated its benefits.

  • Best Blog

    Quality content displayed by an individual or a corporate point of view.

  • Best Infographic

    Excellent display of content, information and aha moments.

  • Best Up and Coming Network

    a network or app that's not listed above, but outperformed the usual platforms for your campaign. Let us know what it was and how it performed!

  • Use of Technology

    Best use of technology product or service, from social media measurement analytics tool to influencer identification tool to reputation management.

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Digital Leader of the Year

  • Digital Leader of the Year

    Share with us what makes you a digital leader in your organization. Provide 3 examples of outstanding initiatives that you led, that moved the needle for your brand or organization via creative social strategies and tactics.

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Best Social Media Team

  • Best Social Media Team

    Share with us what makes your social media team great. List all team members, who should be recognized and provide 5 examples of outstanding initiatives that moved the needle for your brand or organization via creative social strategies and tactics. Please include all team members' names and titles.

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Entry Guidelines

ENTRY DEADLINE
December 8

FINAL DEADLINE
December 15

All entries must be submitted by December 15, 2017. Finalists will announced in March 2018.

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Who's Eligible?

The Social Media awards are open to all agency, corporation, nonprofit/association, and government organizations. To be eligible, the campaigns you are highlighting must have taken place (either in part or in full) between December 1, 2016, and December 15, 2017. Some of the work must have occurred during this time, but it’s not necessary for it to be completed during the eligibility period. National and international entries are accepted.

Entry Fees

The price of each primary entry is $425. If you are submitting a secondary entry of the same campaign into any additional categories, the prices will be $275 per additional category. A late fee of $275 will be applied to entries submitted between December 9 and 15. Payment in full must accompany the entry. Entry fees are not refundable.

FAQS

Questions

Submission Questions

For questions about the Social Media Awards, contact:

Jessica Placencia
jessica@accessintel.com

Sponsorship and Advertising

For information on sponsoring the Social Media Awards, contact:

Amy Jefferies
ajefferies@accessintel.com