PR News Announces Third Annual Social Media Awards; Entry Deadline Dec. 11

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PR News is calling all agencies, corporations and nonprofit organizations with unique social media campaigns for the Social Media Awards 2015.

PR News’ Social Media 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 11, 2015 and winners along with honorable mentions will be celebrated in June 2016. If you cannot make the entry deadline, the final deadline for the program is December 18, 2015.

For more information on the Social Media Awards, visit

The Social Media 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 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 MediaAwards 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.

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

PR News’ Social Media 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 Awards, contact PR News' Assistant Marketing Manager, Rachel Scharmann at For sponsorship and exhibit information, contact PR News' Account Executive, Lindsay Silverberg at

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