8th Annual Shorty Award Categories

Archived from the 5th Annual Shorty Awards Best Social Media Agency - Large (over 100)

Most of the top brands now have an social media agency of record. The major advertising conglomerates around the world have all been on the hunt to scoop up the hottest social media agencies, many which didn’t exist a few years ago. Now, large social media agencies are the backbone of growing a brand’s presence on social and defining and executing strategies on a year-round basis. This award honors the best large social media agency (over 100 people).

Agency Judging Criteria and Submission Requirements:

-Creativity and Innovation -- specific examples of creative/innovative uses of social media
-Effectiveness -- identify how entrant has achieved great results through social media efforts
-Additional criteria for Agency category – a description of overall excellence.
Please provide specific examples of how agency: is advancing social media disciplines, creating client successes, providing social media leadership, and building staff experts. Include specific examples of how agency is advancing social media disciplines
-Links to Shorty Industry submissions – judges will consider quality of all Shorty Industry Award submissions the agency was involved in, include all Shorty Industry submissions.

Social Bonus - Judges will award a social bonus to Industry Award entries that are shared the most by clients, colleagues and industry experts. Direct people to your entry page where they can click one of the share buttons.

Honorees & Finalists

finalist
The Premier Global YouTube Network
Fullscreen was founded in January 2011 by CEO George Strompolos who helped create and manage YouTube’s Partnership Program. In just two years, Fullscreen has quickly grown from a living room start-up into the #1 independent YouTube network according to comScore. With 2 billion monthly views and over 100 million subscribers, we’ve built a global ...
finalist
We Are Social
We Are Social is the largest and most awarded specialist social media agency in the world. Founded just over four years ago in London, we have since enjoyed spectacular growth and built an outstanding reputation for our work. We are purpose-built from the ground–up for social media. Our staff are drawn from a blend of digital, marketing, medi...
winner
360i
360i is driven by an innate curiosity that keeps us and our clients ahead of the game – which is a good thing because in social, things are always changing. Curiosity permeates our culture across all departments, from media and SEO to brand strategy and community management. Specific to social, curiosity and a thirst to answer the question “what...
finalist
Fleishman-Hillard
For over 65 years, Fleishman-Hillard has built its reputation on creating integrated communications strategies and programs that deliver what clients value most — meaningful and measurable results that impact their business. The firm, widely recognized for extraordinary quality of work, excellent client service, and a strong company culture, is ...

8th Annual Shorty Award Categories

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, Vine and the rest of the social web.

The 8th Annual Shorty Awards were held April 11th, 2016 in NYC and can be streamed on youtube.