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23 days away to the Nomination period closing!

August 6, 2014

We’re 23 days away to the Nomination period closing! If you’re having trouble writing your nomination, this guide will help you.

To nominate a person, app, corporation, or news outlet, please follow the following outline:

  1. Enter the name of the person, app, corporation or news, outlet.
  2. Choose a category;
    • News Outlet
    • Journalist
    • Leader
    • Corporate
    • Expert
    • App
    • Growth Story
    • Marketing Campaign
  3. Use the following outline to write your description
    • Please describe the nominee; for a person, provide a 2-3 sentence bio, for a company use a 2-3 sentence description of what the company, app or media outlet does.
    • How does this nominee INFLUENCE SMALL BUSINESS? In what ways does the nominee help small business owners become successful and grow their business?

To nominate a small business “Growth Story” or “Marketing Campaign” please follow the following outline:

  1. Give your growth story or Marketing Campaign a name
    • Growth story name examples:
      • ABC company triples revenues and doubles profits
      • XYZ grows 250% by selling into new market
      • Working moms build million dollar product
    • Marketing Campaign name examples:
      • Blue bag campaign
      • Sweet success campaign
      • Go green campaign
  2. Write your nomination by answering the following questions
    • What is the name of the company that experienced the growth?
    • What was the pain that the company was having that triggered the new strategy?
    • Who developed the growth strategy
    • What strategy did they use
    • What were the results/benefits of the strategy

We hope this helps! Now, get nominating!

-Susan Payton

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