8th Annual Shorty Award Categories

Archived 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.

Honorees & Finalists

Sparkpr and the Year of Transmedia Storytelling
In the expanding communications landscape a good agency will shepherd a company’s online presence with a three-prong approach: bolster the brand through traditional PR work, go crazy-viral with creative social media campaigns, and boost quality, data-based numbers through advertising efforts. Sparkpr boasts a deep history working with client...
Neoco is a creative agency with social at its heart. We're a London based team working with big brands, globally, to produce social media marketing campaigns that bring our clients closer to their fans. We help our clients understand that social is much bigger than just another Facebook app. Every single Neoco campaign showcases ownable insig...
Rarely will you find a social agency that doesn’t claim they do the same thing, but better – talk. “We spark the conversations that your fans want to like, comment on and share." At GLOW, we use a less-common technique, a lost art if you will - we listen. We make human deductions and take action based not on what an automated program tells u...
Social Media Hub
Have you ever met with a social media agency that said that they are the best at building a fan base on Facebook? Or another that said that they have excellent ways of engaging with fans? It's not just about fans, conversations, or reach. Social Media Hub is not just a social media agency. We help companies increase revenue and decrease ma...

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.