Bookmarks 2016 category: Community

Sub-category 1: Existing Social Communities

Onging permanent homes for brands or publishers on social media – think Wrigley’s Facebook page or Deloitte’s LinkedIn page.

Sub-category 2: New Social Communities

Newly launched social media homes for brands or publishers – think CNN on Snapchat.

Sub-category 3: Innovative Use of Social Media

Use of social media in a particularly clever, new or innovative way to achieve results. Think Mercedes-Benz GLA designer on Instagram.

Sub-category 4: Use of User-Generated Content

Best use of user-generated content to achieve a marketing or publishing goal. Think Wendy’s Bacon Pretzel Cheeseburger.

Sub-category 5: Social Media Campaigns

Best campaigns where social media is at the core of the campaign strategy and mechanic. Think #VolvoContest at the Superbowl.

Sub-category 6: Online PR

Use of PR to achieve marketing results in the online space.

Sub-category 7: Online Video Channel

Online video property with dedicated fans or followers. Think JennaMarbles.


Overall criteria

  • Work entered must have been developed for an African or South African audience OR by a South African agency for an international audience.
  • Campaigns must have flighted betweenOctober 2014 and November 15 2015.
  • Platforms and apps may be re-entered, irrespective of launch date. The judges are allowed to look at growth or enhancements of previous entrants in judging.
  • All entrants must produce a “one-pager” PDF that sets out the essence of the entry. Judges are entitled to base their judging in the filter round on this one-pager.
  • Categories with fewer than 4 entries may be cancelled (and entry fees refunded).

Read the Bookmarks 2016 entry guide.


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