ENTER THE 2021 SHORTY IMPACT AWARDS

Previously known as the Shorty Social Good Awards, the Shorty Impact Awards is an awards program created to raise global awareness around the positive impact brands, agencies and non-profits can have on society.

Social Campaigns

Community

Arts & Culture

Civic Engagement

Disability Awareness

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Gender Equality

Education & Community

Financial Literacy

Public Safety

Youth & Family

Environment

Conservation & Preservation

Sustainability & Renewable Energy

Social & Racial Justice

Animal Rights & Welfare

Humanitarian Aid & Developing Nations

Social Justice & Human Rights

Racial Justice

Veteran & Service Support

Health & Wellness

Fitness & Nutrition

Mental Health

Public Health

Reproductive Health

Grassroots

Grassroots Efforts

Self-Defined (Social Campaigns)

Self-Defined

Social Presence

Single-Platform

Clubhouse

Discord

Facebook

Instagram

LinkedIn

Pinterest

Reddit

Snapchat

TikTok

Triller

Tumblr

Twitch

Twitter

YouTube

Multi-Platform

Multi-Platform

Emerging Platform

Emerging Platform

Social Hit

Single Post or Activation (viral)

Clapback

Social Engagement

Community Management

Community Management

Engagement Tools

Access & Rewards

Call to Action

Chatbots

Contests

Gamification

Polls & Surveys

Integrated Experiences

Fundraising

Live Events

Shopping

Television

Real Time Response

Real Time Response

User Generated Content

User Generated Content

Self-Defined (Social Engagement)

Self-Defined

Social Partnerships

Brand Partnership

Celebrity Partnership

Entertainment Partnership

Influencer Partnership

Non-Profit Partnership

2021 SHORTY PHENOM AWARDS

Previously known as the Shorty Social Good Awards, the Shorty Impact Awards is an awards program created to raise global awareness around the positive impact brands, agencies and non-profits can have on society.

Individuals

Account Management

Analytics

Animation

Art Direction

Brand Marketing

Campaign Management

Communications

Community Management

Copywriting

Creative Direction

Culture

Data Analysis

Design

Editing

Illustration

Partnership Management

Photography

Production

Project Management

Public Relations

Research

Sales

Strategy

Talent Management

Self-Defined

Team

Account Team

Analytics Team

Client Team

Communications Team

Community Team

Content Team

Creative Team

Culture Team

Design Team

Legal Team

Marketing Team

Partnership Team

PR Team

Production Team

Research Team

Sales Team

Social Media Team

Strategy Team

Video Team

Self-Defined

Leader

Account Team Leader

Analytics Team Leader

Client Team Leader

Communications Team Leader

Community Team Leader

Content Team Leader

Creative Team Leader

Culture Team Leader

Design Team Leader

Legal Team Leader

Marketing Team Leader

Partnership Team Leader

PR Team Leader

Production Team Leader

Research Team Leader

Sales Team Leader

Social Media Team Leader

Strategy Team Leader

Video Team Leader

Self-Defined

Voice

Clubhouse Voice

Discord Voice

Facebook Voice

Instagram Voice

LinkedIn Voice

Pinterest Voice

Reddit Voice

TikTok Voice

Triller Voice

Tumblr Voice

Twitter Voice

YouTube Voice

Best Organic Promotion

This award honors the most effective organic promotion strategies and marketing campaigns across various social and digital platforms.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Finalists

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Unsolved Mysteries
One of the most enduring true crime documentary series, Unsolved Mysteries ran 15 seasons (1987 – 2002). Legions of fans became obsessed with these unsolved crimes and mysteries, dug into the background facts, and passed along thousands of tips about these cold cases. The true crime genre has exploded in the past few years. Google searches for …
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Google Pixel 4a Launch
The Google Pixel 4a – our mid-tier device priced at $349 – was one of the company's most anticipated smartphones ever. Tens of thousands of tweets drove social conversation before the phone was even announced. The problem? How do you get the internet excited about a phone whose features have all been leaked, is way overdue, and launching in the mi…
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Immigration is a Black Issue
As a national immigration organization with a 200-person legal team, RAICES is in a unique position to see what’s really happening on the frontlines. Last year, as protests spread across the country in the wake of George Floyd’s murder, we were collecting data that shows how the cruel injustices against Black people in policing were also present i…
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Looney Tunes hires an intern
Looney Tunes was invented in the golden age of theatrical cartoons and evolved through the rise of TV and syndication. Looney Tunes created cultural resonance because Chuck Jones’ team of writers and animators reflected and commented on their world. That wild, rebellious, and cool DNA was reinvigorated in the ‘90s with the cartoon/reality hybrid h…
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Lowe's x Ratatouille the TikTok Musical: A Partnership in 3 Acts
After TikTokers DIYed a massive fan-fiction trend to create their own Ratatouille themed musical, it transformed into a full-blown virtual Broadway production benefitting The Actors Fund for performers who were disrupted by COVID-19.    Lowe’s had a unique opportunity to partner with Broadway production company Seaview Productions and TikTok to…

Nominees

AAA - Driving Peace of Mind
Where Were We Going? Across the seven-state territory that defined the geo-target of this campaign was a diverse mix of communities, terrains, local weather patterns, vehicle types and attitudes. From Alaska to Arizona and from California to Utah, purchasing preferences and cultural norms across this footprint vary widely. But, in 2020, one challenging c…
Abbott - Rising to the Test
Until last year, nothing that had gone viral had been about something literally viral. But when this global pandemic surfaced, the best thing we could do to help combat it was to first leverage our expertise to quickly develop quality COVID-19 tests, and then help reliable information about them go, well, exactly that…viral. Our objective was to raise aw…
Arby’s – National Hat Day
Arby’s has developed a cult following on its social channels by creating highly relevant content for niche audiences, and we know that this fervent fan base is hungry for relevant and engaging social content. Our evergreen objective is to continue building brand love by being one of the most talked-about and engaged-with QSRs on social––and building that lo…
Biden For President Rallies the Nation
The 2020 Presidential Election was one of the most pivotal moments for Americans in recent memory - and it came in the midst of a pandemic, at a time when government was less trusted than ever before.  The Biden For President campaign needed to both educate voters on alternate voting options (and how to vote safely in person in a pandemic) so they could …
Dunkaroos: Back and Bigger than Ever
From the prized possession of any lucky kid in the school cafeteria to mere childhood memory, by 2020 Dunkaroos existed only in listicle articles asking people if they remembered “these 10 snacks from the 90s”.   While absent from shelves, Dunkaroos certainly weren’t forgotten. Since their retirement in the US in 2012, an overwhelming amount of passio…
Fáilte Ireland: The Year of the Staycation
As 2020 began, the brand objective for Fáilte Ireland, the National Tourism Development Authority for the Republic of Ireland was crystal clear: keep Ireland top of mind as the number 1 holiday destination choice for the domestic Irish audience. Our goals for social media were to grow our social following across all platforms, increase brand advocacy and…
Gif a Little Love
Confidential. 
Paramount Network's Yellowstone Halloween 2020 Instagram
The premiere of Yellowstone Season 3 shattered ratings records by becoming cable’s most watched original telecast of the year with 9.3 million viewers. And our devoted fans are a huge part of that record-breaking success. Our objectives on Instagram are to regularly engage with our fans to help deepen their fandom so that they can advocate for the show and …
Rev Up Your Animal Crossing World
The launch of the Corvette Stingray was an event that generated buzz across the globe. To continue and expand that excitement during the initial COVID-19 pandemic we tapped into an emerging reality: That more and more people were playing video games during quarantine. According to Nielsen, 55% of people picked up video games during that time. One of the …
Safe at Home with ADT Increases Organic Reach by 2,689%
As stay-at-home orders went into effect, it was evident in early March 2020, that the next 3 months of pre-planned content would have to be discarded in light of the forthcoming pandemic.  ADT's social team sprung to action immediately to redefine their strategy and create an agile stream of content, “Safe at Home”, that was relevant to current events - whi…
Women’s Empowerment Coach Grows Instagram Following 263% with Organic Campaign
Kate Anthony is a certified coach with over a decade of experience helping women make one of the most difficult decisions of their lives: to end their marriage. She is also the host of the critically acclaimed and New York Times recommended podcast, The Divorce Survival Guide, and the creator of the online coaching program for women, Should I Stay or Should…