PR News Announces Third Annual Social Media Icon Awards; Entry Deadline Dec. 5

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The Social Media Icon Awards honors organizations that have made strides in social and digital platforms across the board - from Twitter to Instagram to Snapchat to Tumblr. The entry deadline is Dec. 5; final deadline is Dec. 12.

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PR News’ 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 for this program is December 5, 2014 and winners along with honorable mentions will be celebrated in spring 2015. If you cannot make the entry deadline, the final deadline for the program is December 12, 2014.

For more information on the Social Media Icon Awards, visit http://www.prnewsonline.com/SMIA2014.

The Social Media Icon Awards are divided into platform categories: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube, Google+, 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 shines 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 http://www.prnewsonline.com/SMIA2014.

Winners and honorable mentions will be awarded in the following:

Facebook Categories

  • Best Marketing Campaign
  • Best PR campaign
  • Best Promoted Post
  • Community/Engagement
  • Contests/Games
  • Photography
  • Profile Page
  • Social Good Campaign
  • Use of Video

Twitter Categories

  • Best Marketing Campaign
  • Best PR Campaign
  • Best Tweet Content
  • Best Use of Hashtags
  • Campaign to Increase Followers
  • Crisis Management Campaign
  • Customer Service
  • Most Engaged Followers
  • Promoted Tweet Campaign
  • Social Good Campaign

Pinterest Categories

  • Best Marketing Campaign
  • Best PR Campaign
  • Best Brand Presence
  • Community/Engagement

LinkedIn Categories

  • Best Marketing Campaign
  • Best PR Campaign
  • Best Group
  • Most Engaged LinkedIn Group

Instagram Categories

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

Tumblr Categories

  • Best Marketing Campaign
  • Best PR Campaign
  • Presence

Snapchat Categories

  • Best Marketing Campaign
  • Best PR Campaign

YouTube Categories

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

Google + Categories

  • Best Marketing Campaign
  • Best PR Campaign
  • Circle Growth
  • Most Engaged Followers
  • Use of Hangouts

And the Rest

  • Best App
  • Best Blog
  • Best Infographic
  • Foursquare presence
  • Technology

People Category

  • Best Social Media Team

For more information, visit http://www.prnewsonline.com/SMIA2014.

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 Rachel Scharmann at rscharmann(at)accessintel(dot)com. For sponsorship and exhibit information, contact PR News Senior Vice President & Group Publisher Diane Schwartz at dschwartz(at)accessintel(dot)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 http://www.prnewsonline.com.

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