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11th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

See below for official categories. The early entry deadline is November 29th, 2018.

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 10th Annual Shorty Awards

Norwegian Cruise Line – Instagram Community Growth

Entered in Instagram Presence

About this entry

At Norwegian, we believe social media is a strong channel for driving demand, however in order to do so we must first create engaging & inspiring content. Instagram is an ideal social media channel for publishing inspirational content, given its nature & focus on imagery. In addition, Instagram continues to be one of the fastest growing social media platforms. Our goal for Instagram in 2017 was to expand the size of our community by 20%, but in to do so we needed to craft a tailored social strategy for the platform.

Why does this entry deserve to win?

In order to increase our community size, we implemented multiple strategies over the course of 2017, most notably:


As a result of these efforts, we experienced record growth and engagement on Instagram in 2017:


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Norwegian Cruise Line


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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, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, and the rest of the social web.

The Early Entry Deadline is November 29, 2018