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Entry Deadline for PR News' Social Media Icon Awards is Tomorrow, Dec. 6

The entry deadline for PR News' second annual Social Media Icon Awards is this Friday, December 6. If you are unable to meet this deadline, the final entry deadline is next Friday, December 13

Submitted by: PR News

Categories: Ratings & Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: Dec 05, 2013 – 10:25 AM EST


WASHINGTON, Dec. 05 /CSRwire/ - PR News’ Social Media Icon Awards recognize 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 for this program is December 6, 2013 and winners along with honorable mentions will be honored in spring 2014. The final entry deadline is next Friday, December 13, 2013.

For more information on the Social Media Icon Awards, visit www.prnewsonline.com/awards/social-mediaawards2013.

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/awards/social-media-awards2013.

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
• Innovative Product or Service
• Reputation Management Service
• Social Media Measurement/Analytics Tool

People Category

• Best Social Media Team

And the Rest

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

For more information, visit www.prnewsonline.com/awards/social-media-awards2013.

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 Coordinator Kristina McHale at kmchale@accessintel.com. For sponsorship and exhibit information, contact PR News Senior Vice President & Group Publisher Diane Schwartz at dschwartz@accessintel.com

About PR News
PR News is a daily intellectual hub that serves the communications and marketing community at corporations, agencies and nonprofits. The PR News group focuses on honing and growing PR practitioners' skills in social media, crisis management, digital PR, measurement, employee relations, media training, CSR and writing through its flagship newsletter, webinars, conferences, awards programs, workshops and guidebooks. With the launch of its weekly newsletter over 70 years ago, PR News has remained dedicated to supporting the growth of communicators all while keeping them abreast of the latest news affecting the industry. For more information, please visit www.prnewsonline.com.

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