9th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

All finalists have been announced, stay tuned for more updates about the 9th Annual Shorty Awards on April 23, 2017

Brands & Organizations

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

From the 5th Annual Shorty Awards Best Social Media Agency - Small (1 -20)

Due to the rapid growth of the social media industry, it is no surprise that smaller social media agencies are popping up and thriving. These nimble agencies have the start-up business mentality and a can-do attitude in leveraging major social platforms for marketing. This award honors the best small social media agency (1 - 20 people) that has shined in their social media practices, helping companies better market their brand.

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.

Nominees

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 9th Annual Shorty Awards will be held April 23, 2017 in NYC and streamed to the public.