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

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Honorees will be honored in South Beach, Miami in June 2016 onsite at the annual Digital PR & Marketing Conference.

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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 in Miami. If you cannot make the entry deadline, the final deadline for the program is December 18, 2015.

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The Social Media Awards are divided into platform categories: Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, 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 Media 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.

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Winners and honorable mentions will be awarded in the following:

Facebook Categories:
Best Marketing Campaign
Best PR campaign
Best Promoted Post
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

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

Snapchat Categories:
Best Marketing Campaign
Best PR Campaign

Live Streaming Categories:
Best Periscope Campaign
Best Meerkat 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

People Category:
Best Social Media Team

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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 rscharmann(at)accessintel(dot)com. For sponsorship and exhibit information, contact Account Executive Lindsay Silverberg at lsilverberg(at)accessintel(dot)com.

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