A quick guide to the CMA Awards…

At CMA we believe in order to move forward, be successful and achieve your goals you MUST celebrate your wins. You guys work so hard!! It’s easy to just keep truckin’ on and not acknowledge your awesome creations… Well not anymore!

Get your entries in, whether it’s you putting forward your heart and soul or nominating someone else that has went beyond the moon to create something amazing – get your entries in before May 31st and come along to The Wake on June 14th.

  • There are 10 award categories
  • You may enter more than one award category
  • You may submit your own entries
  • You may submit entries for someone else
  • The awards are open for everyone (you do not have to be a member of CMA to enter)
  • Deadline for entries is May 31st 2019
  • Awards ceremony is 14th June 2019 in Edinburgh
  • You do not have to be available for the ceremony to enter and win an award category

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OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION AWARD

This award is for a person who goes beyond The Big 5 and creates content that inspires actionable change.

The nominee must submit a video, no longer than 10 minutes, sharing:

  • How you have went beyond content marketing to help invoke change in your industry
  • Evidence to support how your content is positively impacting people’s lives or businesses
  • How you plan to continue to help others beyond content marketing
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LEADERSHIP
AWARD

This award is for a person who leads in their field. Teacher, Consultant, Non Exec – someone who contributes to the success of others through their own visionary lessons. 

The nominee must submit a video, no longer than 10 minutes, sharing:

  • What content mediums you use 
  • Evidence to support the success of others through their teaching.
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Video Marketing Workshop with Chris Marr – 14th June 2019

When it comes to video there’s a lot of barriers and challenges holding us back – everything from feeling comfortable on the camera, to knowing which types of videos will bring the best return on investment, to what equipment to use and platforms to publish on. When you leave this workshop you will not only feel confident about getting on camera and producing video for your business, but you will know exactly what types of videos to create to get more customers and grow your business.

Blogger of the Year Award
(Public Vote)

This award is for a person who has consistently created content based on the principles of content marketing and be able to demonstrate their business success from this content. 

  • The nominee/nominator must submit no more than 500 words showcasing the person’s content-driven approach over the past year and how the nominees business has grown from their efforts. Including a link to the blog.
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Video Channel of the Year Award
(Public Vote)

This award is for a person who has embraced video throughout their organisation (mirco’s welcome!!) demonstrating excellence in video production and content as well as proven business success. 

  • The nominee/nominator must submit no more than 500 words describing how and why they have embraced video in the past year, what improvements you have made in your video and how that has grown their business. Include a link to the video channel or website.
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How to review your competition online with Cara Mackay – 14th June 2019

In this workshop Cara will teach you everything you need to know and understand in order to confidently publish content that directly relates to your competitors. I will help you focus with a guided structure, establishing boundaries, promoting integrity and complete your own understanding of what it is you have to offer and why that is credit enough to join the conversation that every single potential customer of yours is having.

Podcast of the Year Award
(Public Vote)

This award is for a person/team who has created and developed a growing podcast, using Content Marketing principles to structure their topics and discussions. The winner needs to be able to demonstrate direct successes from their content to their business. 

  • The nominee/nominator must submit no more than 500 words describing how they use their podcast to help their audience and how their business has grown from the impact of their podcast over the last year. Include a link to the podcast channel.
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Best Start Up of the Year Award
(CSF Award) 

This is specifically for someone in their first 6 months of creating content. The content will demonstrate a good understanding of the principles of Content Marketing, implementing Big 5 philosophy and brand tone of voice. 

  • The nominee/nominator must submit a Big 5 piece of content that demonstrates the principles of content marketing and invokes their brand voice. You must include 300 words to describe how CSF has contributed to your marketing efforts and why the submitted content is of particular importance to the growth of your business.
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Tell all your friends about your entry…

Download the award category badges and share them on your social and in your content. Let everyone know how amazing you are…

BEST BIG 5 CONTENT
Marcus Sheridan Award

This content must demonstrate Marcus Sheridans Big 5 principles and have proven benefits to the business topic it serves – including evidence of assisting the customers buying process/journey that has led to sales. 

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BEST BIGGER, BRAVER, BOLDER CONTENT
Ann Handley Award

This content must provoke change in the audience, it must acknowledge meaningful progress within their business/industry and stand up against bad practice or ill service. Evidence of engagement with those who have read/watched/listened to be inspired.

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BE MORE
HUMAN
Mark Schaefer Award

This content must demonstrate the authors true understanding of their Alpha Audience and what they believe is worth sharing and engaging with. Content that demonstrates an emotional connection, where the audience can truly relate to the author. Content that provokes meaningful engagement. 

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PRESS THE DAMN BUTTON
Brian Fanzo Award

This award is specific to those who finally met their fears and went all in! Whether it was publishing their first blog in a particularly tough industry, putting their face on camera or dedicating time to creating a podcast channel. This content must demonstrate overcoming a personal strife in order to PRESS THE DAMN BUTTON!

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Tell all your friends about your entry…

Download the award category badges and share them on your social and in your content. Let everyone know how amazing you are…