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PR News Announces Social Media Icon Awards; Entry Deadline Dec. 7

Submitted by: PR News

Categories: Ratings & Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: Dec 03, 2012 – 01:18 PM EST


NEW YORK, Dec. 03 /CSRwire/ - PR News’ inaugral Social Media Icon Awards recognizes outstanding social media campaigns across all platforms and the creative individuals driving these stellar efforts. This awards program is open to organizations worldwide, large and small. The entry deadline is this Friday, December 7 and winners along with honorable mentions will be honored in spring 2013.

For more information on the Social Media Icon Awards, visit www.prnewsonline.com/SocialAwards_2012.  

The Social Media Icon Awards are divided into platform categories: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, Instagram and others.  Public relations and marketing professionals who are communicating on these platforms with proven success should enter and get recognized for their hard work.  The Social Media Icon Awards also shine the spotlight on the best social media team as well as the products and services that fuel these effective campaigns. 

The winners of the Social Media Icon Awards represent corporations, agencies and nonprofits. They are the risk takers who have taken tremendous strides and understand the important role social media contributes to an organization's success.

To enter online, visit www.prnewsonline.com/SocialAwards_2012.  

Winners and honorable mentions will be awarded in the following:

Facebook Categories

  • Best Survey/Poll
  • Community/Engagement
  • Contests/Games
  • Corporate-Community Partnership
  • Crisis Management Campaign
  • Event
  • Marketing Campaign
  • Photography
  • PR campaign
  • Profile Page
  • Social Good Campaign
  • Use of Video – moving words and pictures to activate your community

Twitter Categories

  • Best Tweet Content
  • Best Use of Hashtags
  • Campaign to Increase Followers
  • Crisis Management Campaign
  • Customer Service via Twitter
  • Funniest Tweets
  • Growth spurt
  • Marketing Campaign
  • Most Engaged Followers
  • PR Campaign
  • Profile page
  • Promoted Tweet Campaign
  • Social Good Campaign

Pinterest Categories

  • Best Brand Presence
  • Best Photo with high number of Repins/Likes
  • Community/Engagement
  • Ecommerce
  • Marketing Campaign
  • Most Creative Board
  • New product launch campaign
  • PR Campaign
  • Social Good Campaign
  • Wow! Photo

LinkedIn Categories

  • Best Company Profile Page
  • Best Content on a Company Page
  • Best Group
  • Employee Communications
  • Marketing Campaign
  • Media Relations
  • Most Engaged Company Page
  • Most Engaged LinkedIn Group
  • PR Campaign
  • Recruiting Campaign

Instagram Categories

  • Best Contest
  • Best Photo
  • Best Use of a Photo
  • PR Campaign

YouTube Categories

  • Best Channel
  • Individual Video
  • Marketing Campaign
  • PR Campaign
  • Viral Campaign

Google + Categories

  • Branding Campaign
  • Circle Growth
  • Content/Thought Leadership
  • Use of Hangouts

And the Rest

  • Best App
  • Best Infographic
  • Corporate Blog
  • Foursquare presence
  • Individual Blog
  • Games
  • Tumblr presence

Technology Categories

  • Influencer ID Tool – this tool accelerates ability to identify true influencers in your community
  • Innovative Product or Service – share with us a "wow" product that moves the social media needle
  • Reputation Management Service – this product saves face
  • Social Media Measurement/Analytics Tool – this tool or service boosts efficiency, tracks KPIs and improves campaign

People Category

  • Best Social Media Team

For more information, visit www.prnewsonline.com/SocialAwards_2012.  

PR News' Social Media Icon Awards is a great opportunity for organizations to get noticed for their top social media initiatives and the individuals driving their success.

For questions regarding the Social Media Icon Awards, contact PR News Marketing Manager Laura Berdichevsky at lberdichevsky@accessintel.com. For sponsorship and exhibit information, contact PR News Senior Vice President & Group Publisher Diane Schwartz at dschwartz@accessintel.com.

The PR News family of products also includes the weekly PR News publication, The Digital PR Summit, Media Relations Forum and PR Measurement Conference, PR Webinars and Workshops, PR Guidebooks, Platinum PR Awards, PR People Awards, Nonprofit Awards, 15-to-Watch and more. Visit PR News online at www.prnewsonline.com.

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