Ready to get the word out? Make sure the right people know about your Lovie Awards Shortlist status!
Put The Lovie Awards Official Shortlist Badge on Your Website
Make sure everyone who visits your page knows that your work has been recognized. Download the official badge here.
Thank Your Network
Word of mouth is a powerful force to spread news, so send an email to your network of colleagues, customers, family and friends about your Shortlist status and encourage them to spread the word, too.
Get the Attention of the Press
Write and distribute a press release highlighting your Shortlist status, and use the announcement as a news peg for media outlets to cover your success, growth and future plans. You’ll find a sample press release below.
SAMPLE PRESS RELEASE TITLE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: (Spokesperson name)
Phone: (Spokesperson phone)
Email: (Spokesperson email)
[NAME OF SHORTLIST] SHORTLISTED FOR BEST [CATEGORY] [Type: Website, Internet Video, Online Advertising, Mobile Site, App & Podcast or Social] IN THE 7th ANNUAL LOVIE AWARDS
[CITY] — [Date XX] – [NAME OF SHORTLIST] announced today that it has been Shortlisted for [CATEGORY] in [WEBSITE, INTERNET VIDEO, ONLINE ADVERTISING, MOBILE SITE, APP & PODCAST or SOCIAL] for the 7th Annual Lovie Awards.
The Lovie Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the most prestigious honour in Europe for excellence across websites, online advertising, internet video, mobile & apps and social. IADAS, which selects the Lovie Award Winners, is comprised of Internet industry experts including Musician Imogen Heap, Dan Howell (danisnotonfire), Actor/Writer Stephen Fry, Vic Hayes (“‘Father of Wi-Fi”), Robin Chase (Founder, Buzzcar), Alexander Ljung, Founder & CEO of Soundcloud and Corinne Vigreux (Co-Founder, TomTom).
[DESCRIPTION OF SHORTLISTED WORK]
“[NAME OF SHORTLIST] has excelled in its category, showing fantastic prowess in digital innovation and creativity,” said Nicolas Roope, Executive Chair of IADAS. “This award is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators.”
[QUOTE FROM SHORTLISTED WORK’S SPOKESPERSON]
[INSERT SHORTLIST BOILERPLATE/GENERAL DESCRIPTION ABOUT YOUR WEBSITE/ORGANISATION HERE]
About The Lovie Awards
The mission of The Lovie Awards is to recognise the unique and resonant nature of the European internet community—from Europeʼs top digital and creative networks and content publishers to cultural and political organisations and individual creators. Now in its seventh year, The Lovie Awards continues to celebrate the most resonant and pertinent stories in Europe. With entries from over 30 countries across the EU, the Awards reflect the tremendous growth of the internet as a tool for business and everyday lives. Work in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Swedish and Dutch can be entered in five main category types: Websites, Internet Video, Online Advertising, Mobile Sites, Apps & Podcasts and Social. More information at lovieawards.eu. Partners and Sponsors of The Lovie Awards include Google, Adformatie, Creativepool, Digiday, The Drum, El Pais, FITC, FONK, Frankwatching, FrenchWeb, HuffPo España, It’s Nice That, Mobile Marketing Association, Netimperative, Ninja Marketing, NUMA, Springwise, and Tubefilter.
To Join the Conversation:
About The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences
The Academy is an intellectually diverse organization that includes members such as Internet Co-inventor Vint Cerf, Arianna Huffington, President and Editor-in-Chief of Huffington Post Media Group, Twitter Co-founder Biz Stone, Chairman and Founder of R/GA Bob Greenberg, Co-Founder of Instagram Kevin Systrom, Executive Creative Director at Google Lab, Iain Tait, Mozilla CEO and Chair Mitchell Baker, Tumblr Founder David Karp, and Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership at Harvard Law School, Lawrence Lessig. More information at www.iadas.net
Make Your Shortlist Status Part of Your Marketing Plan
Take out an ad in your local newspaper or a favourite trade magazine, write a blog post or add an official logo to anything you have going out.
Get the Word Out on Social Media
Don’t forget to tell your friends and followers on social about your success. Tweet about your recognition using #Lovies to join the conversation and generate excitement online—it’s a great way to share your achievement with an even wider audience. Elements of Art did just that with their tweet below:
— Elements of Art GmbH (@Elements_of_Art) September 29, 2016
Throw a Party
Looking for an excuse to throw a party? Now you have one! Invite your co-workers, friends and family over for a Lovie celebration.
Spice Up Your Company and Personal Bio
Adding this recognition to your company or personal bio will show potential clients and partners that your work is among the best.
Shine in Your Email Signature
You send a mountain of emails every day. Highlighting your new Shortlist status in your email signature is an easy way to spread the news, especially if your whole team does the same.