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The Case for Paying for Awards

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Wait, what?! Yes, you read that correctly. Paying for awards may seem counterintuitive—after all, your company worked hard to accomplish certain things and you apparently won. So why should you have to pay? .

Why I Started Technology Awards List

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Ironically, I started Technology Awards List because I wanted to exit the PR and marketing industry. . Back in 2012, my chips were down.


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10 Useful Tips for Getting the Best Results From Your Award Submission

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Many corporations view applying for industry awards as a bit too self-promotional, a waste of critical advertising budget, and far too time-consuming. However, just being nominated or shortlisted for an award can yield tremendous advantages. In fact, the benefits of winning an award outweigh the negative aspects—if you are strategic. . No joke: entering awards does actually require a lot of time and effort.

6 Reasons Why Winning Awards Still Matters

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With thousands of awards to apply to, do awards still matter? Every company seems to have “award-winning” on its website, in press release boilerplates, on lucite plaques in the reception area, even on job postings on recruitment sites. (I’ve

How Startup Leadership Can Inspire the Team to Deliver Results and Become Great

Inspiring the team to do their best, break through barriers and achieve milestones is the core responsibility of the startup leadership. Inspiring people to do great requires installing confidence and the ability to learn from setbacks and failures.

What It’s Really Like Judging an Awards Program

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Judges are people, too. When you submit an entry for an awards program, your submission most likely is evaluated by a handful of judges. That is, if it’s an awards program worth its salt.

Showing It Off: Best Uses of Awards

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Congratulations! You won the award. Well, perhaps your client won the award.) Your hard work and dedication paid off! But don’t let the excitement stop there. When clients win an award, they may not know how best to use it as leverage to increase sales and brand equity. What are some best practices for marketing your award wins? We’ve gathered some insights, suggestions, and examples from companies who are doing an incredible job in extracting the most value out of their hard-earned award wins.

The ROI of Awards

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The ROI of Awards. By now, you’ve come to realize that awards programs come with a price tag. No doubt, you’ve asked yourself: is it worth it? Let’s take a deeper dive at how companies can get the most mileage out of their awards spend—and even find a way to directly tie it to sales and business development. If you are tracking all of your marketing spend, including PR/comms, why not track the ROI of awards?

How to Write an Award-Winning Submission

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Do you want your peers to recognize you for your innovation and hard work? It’s simple: apply for a business award. . In today’s crowded, noisy world, an award is another way to stand out and boost your business profile. Each year, many companies plan out what award programs they will apply to, as they consider this a large part of their marketing strategy. .

Add ‘Award-Winning’ to Your Bio or LinkedIn

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Add ‘Award-Winning’ to Your Bio or LinkedIn. Have you ever wondered how so many people and companies seem to have ‘award-winning’ listed in their bio or description? Did you ever scratch your head and ask yourself, ‘How did they win it?’ ’ Well if our list of close to 8,000 awards programs tells you anything, there’s an award out there somewhere for you to consider applying to right now. For Organizations.

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