Did your social media campaign have a WOW factor? Did it engage the right people, drive revenue, bring awareness to an important issue or mitigate a crisis? Enter the Social Media Awards through December 6!

If you answered yes, you deserve a Social Shake-Up Social Media Award! Social media content itself might be ephemeral in nature, but we’re giving you the opportunity to capture and celebrate your social media successes. Enter your top campaigns and nominate the social media superstars behind those campaigns for the Social Media Team or Digital Leader of the Year Awards. This program is open to organizations of all types and sizes, worldwide.

Insider Tip: Enter one campaign in more than one category to receive a $150 discount per additional category and increase your chances of a win. Preview the entry questions.

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Announcements

  • Get your entries in by the Entry Deadline: December 6, 2019
  • If you need a little more time, submit by our LATE DEADLINE, December 13, 2019
  • Photos from last year’s event
  • Winners will be announced at the Social Shake-Up Show in May in Atlanta, GA

Categories

  • LinkedIn

      Best Marketing Campaign

      How you used LinkedIn to build a customer base and increase mind-share.

      Best PR Campaign

      How you used LinkedIn to build brand/reputation or build a customer base and increase mind-share.

      Campaign to Increase Followers

      What was your savvy strategy used to boost followers?

      Best Original Content

      Your best digital content made specifically for LinkedIn

  • Facebook

      Best Facebook Live Campaign

      How you built an audience for live streaming, and used metrics to show success.

      Best Marketing Campaign

      How you used Facebook to build a customer base and increase mind-share.

      Best PR Campaign

      How you used Facebook to build brand/reputation.

      Best Promoted Post

      Show us which promoted post surpassed your goals, and how it did so.

      Campaign to Increase Followers

      What was your savvy strategy used boost followers?

      Community/Engagement

      How your fans feel about you & how you grew your community.

      Contests/Games

      What contest/game did your run? How'd you make it fun? Did it build engagement? 

      Profile Page

      This one goes to the organizations presented in the best possible light with clear brand messaging.

      Social Good Campaign

      Leveraging Facebook to do benefit a cause and make a difference in people's lives.

      Use of Video

      Video on Facebook that inspires engagement. 

      Best Use of Stories

      How did you use Facebook Stories to wow your audience? 

  • Twitter

      Best Marketing Campaign

      Superior marketing via Twitter, with clear ROI.

      Best PR Campaign

      How you leveraged Twitter to enhance brand reputation and reach a new audience.

      Best Tweet Content

      Individual tweets inspired engagement.

      Best Use of Hashtags

      #BestHashtagEver

      Campaign to Increase Followers

      Did you use a savvy strategy used boost followers?

      Crisis Management Campaign

      How Twitter helped mitigate a crisis and/or conveyed key messages to those affected by a crisis.

      Customer Service

      Tell us why customers love you on Twitter.

      Most Engaged Followers

      You've got retweets, on likes, on comments.

      Social Good Campaign

      Did you use the power of Twitter to do good? Tell us how.

      Best Twitter Account Overall

      Does your Twitter account excel in every way? 

      Best Use of Twitter Live

      How did you connect with your audience through live video? 

  • Instagram

      Best Contest

      Using a giveaway or contest to spread a message, generate engagement and have fun with users.

      Best Influencer

      Someone who propelled your brand to the next level by being a top influencer.

      Best Marketing Campaign

      How you used Instagram to reach customers, and how you showed ROI.

      Best PR Campaign

      How you leveraged Instagram to enhance brand reputation and reach a new audience.

      Best Story

      Using individual images or a single image, or Instagram Stories, to tell a story; tell us what it was and how it performed.

      Best Use of a Photo

      A photo that went beyond just looks, this photo moved people.

      Campaign to Increase Followers

      Savvy strategy used boost followers.

      Best IGTV

      How did your brand maximize IGTV?

  • Snapchat

      Snapchat Campaign

      How you leveraged Snapchat to enhance your brand's reputation and reach a new audience.

      Best Marketing Campaign

      How you leveraged Snapchat to market your product/service.

      Best Use of a Contest

      Did you gain followers and create engagement through a contest? Tell us what you did!

      Best Use of a Filter

      How you used a filter to promote your brand or location.

  • YouTube

      Best Channel

      A channel with excellent content that is well curated. 

      Best Marketing Campaign

      How you leveraged YouTube to market your product/service or enhance your brand's reputation and reach a new audience.

      Best PR Campaign

      How you leveraged YouTube to enhance your brand's reputation and reach a new audience.

      Individual Video

      The winning video should have great content with high shareability factor.

  • Other

      Best App

      A shining example of what an app should be, and how you communicated its benefits.

      Best Infographic

      Excellent display of content, information and aha moments.

      Best Blog

      Quality content displayed by an individual or a corporate point of view.

      Best Up and Coming Network

      A network or app that's not listed above, but outperformed the usual platforms for your campaign. Let us know what it was and how it performed!

      Use of Technology

      Best use of technology product or service, from social media measurement analytics tool to influencer identification tool to reputation management.

      Best Use of TikTok

      Did your brand take advantage of this new platform? 

      Social Leading to SEO Growth

      What did you do on social to grow your SEO? 

  • Digital Leader of the Year

      Digital Leader of the Year

      Share with us what makes you a digital leader in your organization. Provide 3 examples of outstanding initiatives that you led, that moved the needle for your brand or organization via creative social strategies and tactics.

  • Best Social Media Team

      Best Social Media Team

      Share with us what makes your social media team great. List all team members, who should be recognized and provide 5 examples of outstanding initiatives that moved the needle for your brand or organization via creative social strategies and tactics. Please include all team members' names and titles.

  • Entry Guidelines

    ENTRY DEADLINE
    December 6, 2019

    LATE DEADLINE
    December 13, 2019

    All entries must be submitted by December 13, 2019. Finalists will be announced March 2020.

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    Who's Eligible?

    The Social Media awards are open to all agency, corporation, nonprofit/association, and government organizations. To be eligible, the campaigns you are highlighting must have taken place (either in part or in full) between December 1, 2018, and December 13, 2019. Some of the work must have occurred during this time, but it’s not necessary for it to be completed during the eligibility period. National and international entries are accepted.

    Entry Fees

    The price of each primary entry is $425. If you are submitting a secondary entry of the same campaign into any additional categories, the prices will be $275 per additional category. A late fee of $275 will be applied to entries submitted between December 7 and 13. Payment in full must accompany the entry. Entry fees are not refundable.

    FAQs

    Questions

    Submission Questions

    For questions about the Social Media Awards, contact:

    Mary-Lou French
    Awards Manager
    mfrench@accessintel.com 

    Sponsorship & Advertising

    For information on sponsoring the Social Media Awards, contact:

    Tom Larranaga
    tlarranaga@accessintel.com