Entries

Entry Guidelines

Entries are now €300. Free entries closed at 4pm on Friday the 16th of August. If you want to make a Premium entry please contact Cork@digitalmarketingawards.ie

You can jump to the category that you're interested in by clicking on the links below :

1.Best use of Digital by a Start Up

2.Best Website – Less than 20 employees

3.Best Website – 20-50 employees

4.Best Website – 51+ employees

5.Best in Content Creation (Video, Blog, Podcast) – less than 20 employees

6.Best in Content Creation (Video, Blog, Podcast) – 20 or more employees

7.Best Use of Mobile

8.Best Use of Instagram – less than 20 employees

9.Best Use of Instagram – 20 or more employees

10.Best Use of Twitter – less than 20 employees

11.Best Use of Twitter – 20 or more employees

12.Best Use of Facebook – New Business (less than 3 years)

13.Best Use of Facebook – less than 20 employees

14.Best Use of Facebook – 20-50 employees

15.Best Use of Facebook – 51+ employees

16.Best Use of LinkedIn for Business

17.Best Use of Digital Marketing for the Greater Good (CSR)

18.Best Social Media Campaign

19.Best Social Media Team

20.Best Digital Marketing Student

21.Best Transformation – traditional to digital marketing









1. Best use of Digital by a Start Up








This category is for the use of digital marketing by a Start Up. This covers your use of websites, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social media channels. Your new business must have been registered with the CRO after 1st January 2018.

2. Best Website – Less than 20 employees






This is for the website of a business that has less than 20 employees.

To rate your website judges look at how quickly it loads using this tool https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/, they see how it looks on a mobile, they judge the design and how relevant the content is to what you do.

Please note we may move your entry to a different website category that suits it better.

3. Best Website – 20-50 employees






This is for the website of a business that has between 20 – 50 employees
To rate your website judges look at how quickly it loads using this tool https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/, they see how it looks on a mobile, they judge the design and how relevant the content is to what you do.
Please note we may move your entry to a different website category that suits it better.

4. Best Website – 51+ employees






This is for the website of a business that has 51+ employees.
To rate your website judges look at how quickly it loads using this tool https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/, they see how it looks on a mobile, they judge the design and how relevant the content is to what you do.

Please note we may move your entry to a different website category that suits it better.

5. Best in Content Creation (Video, Blog, Podcast) – less than 20 employees








This is for the creation of content for a business or organisation. It can be articles or blog posts on a website, it can be podcasts or videos. You will need to supply publicly accessible links for this content for judges to check it.

Produced by and for your Cork office in the past 12 months. The number of employees in the whole organisation must be less than 20.
Please note we may move your entry to a different category that suits it better.

6. Best in Content Creation (Video, Blog, Podcast) – 20 or more employees








This is for the creation of content for a business or organisation. It can be articles or blog posts on a website, it can be podcasts or videos. You will need to supply publicly accessible links for this content for judges to check it.

Produced by and for your Cork office in the past 12 months. The business must have 20 or more employees.

Please note we may move your entry to a different category that suits it better.

7. Best Use of Mobile






This category is for the use of mobile apps to aid with your digital marketing. This can be Whatsapp, Snapchat, Tiktok or a bespoke app.

8. Best Use of Instagram – less than 20 employees







This is for the use of Instagram for a business/organisation with less than 20 employees. You need to regularly post good content, have good engagement and know why you are using Instagram and how it benefits your organisation.

Please note we may move your entry to a different Instagram category that suits it better.

9. Best Use of Instagram – 20 or more employees







This is for the use of Instagram for a business/organisation with 20 or more employees. You need to regularly post good content, have good engagement and know why you are using Instagram and how it benefits your organisation.

Please note we may move your entry to a different Instagram category that suits it better.

10. Best Use of Twitter – less than 20 employees








This is for the best use of Twitter by a business that has less than 20 employees.
The nominated Twitter account must be regularly updated at time of nomination.

Please note we may move your entry to a different Twitter category that suits it better.

11. Best Use of Twitter – 20 or more employees








This is for best use of Twitter by a business/organisation with 20 or more employees.
The Twitter account will need to be regularly updated at time of nomination.

Please note we may move your entry to a different Twitter category that suits it better.

12. Best Use of Facebook – New Business (less than 3 years)








This is for the use of a Facebook Page of a Business that was incorporated in the past 3 years. The business (not the Facebook page) must be around for 3 years or less as of June 1st 2019. The Facebook page will need to be regularly updated at time of nomination.

Design, consistency of updates, use of video, updates that look well and can be read on mobiles – are all things that we will rank your Facebook Page on.

13. Best Use of Facebook – less than 20 employees








This is for the best use of a Facebook Page of a Business with less than 20 employees. This Facebook Page will need to be regularly updated at time of nomination.

 

Design, consistency of updates, use of video, updates that look well and can be read on mobiles – are all things that we will rank your Facebook Page on.

Please note we may move your entry to a different Facebook category that suits it better.

14. Best Use of Facebook – 20-50 employees








This is for the best use of a Facebook Page of a business that has 20 – 50 employees. The Facebook Page will need to be updated on a regular basis at time of nomination.

Design, consistency of updates, use of video, updates that look well and can be read on mobiles – are all things that we will rank your Facebook Page on.

Please note we may move your entry to a different Facebook category that suits it better.

 

15. Best Use of Facebook – 51+ employees








This is for the best use of a Facebook Page of a business with 51+ employees. The Facebook Page will need to be regularly updated at time of nomination.

 

Design, consistency of updates, use of video, updates that look well and can be read on mobiles – are all things that we will rank your Facebook Page on.

Please note we may move your entry to a different Facebook category that suits it better.

16. Best Use of LinkedIn for Business







This is the category for companies or organisations that use LinkedIn to get business. We’d like you to share how using LinkedIn through a Business Page or LinkedIn Profiles has helped your business/organisation.

17. Best Use of Digital Marketing for the Greater Good (CSR)







This is the category for businesses or organisations that are using their resources to do social good. From working with NGOs, to creating products that are better for the environment to working with others to make the world better. How have you used digital to make the world a little better?

18. Best Social Media Campaign













This is for a campaign planned and executed across multiple social media platforms. We want to see your strategy and how it was executed. Good examples will help the judges understand what your campaign was about and award marks. Detail supplied in a clear manner will also help the judges. You are marked on your submission, the examples and your metrics.

19. Best Social Media Team







This is where you nominate yourselves for your work. Tell us what you do, how you work and what you create.

20. Best Digital Marketing Student






Here we want a company or organisation or institution to nominate a student for the great work they do in digital marketing.

A company, organisation, NGO or institution can only nominate one student for this category. A student can nominate themselves but must provide details of digital marketing work carried out in a company within the last 12 months.

21. Best Transformation – traditional to digital marketing





This is for an organisation that has made significant changes to its business by becoming digital first or focused from having been very offline to now being fully immersed in digital. e.g. building a website and app that integrates fully into existing IT systems or evolving from using traditional marketing methods only to using multiple digital media channels and platforms to market the business.