Small Business – 2008 Winner
Let’s skip the corny, canned jokes and the awkward moments at the podium and just open the envelope, shall we? Ladies and gentlemen, the winner of the 2008 SEMMY Award in the Small Business category is … drum-roll, please …
Branding For Small Business And Bloggers
Steven Bradley, TheVanBlog | 8/28/07
Congratulations to our winner! Here’s a choice bit from the winning post:
Anytime, no matter how seemingly small, you do something in public, people will form opinions of you and make associations with your brand. Everything you do affects your brand. That’s why consistency is important. Consistency reinforces your brand. Conflicting messages tear it down.
As a blogger every post you write is a branding opportunity. Your blogging voice becomes a large component of your brand. Do you give good advice? Do you have something interesting to say? Do you point your readers to quality information?
The top two runners-up in public voting were:
- Small Businesses And Social Media
Chris Brogan | 11/28/07
- 9 Simple Ways for Small Businesses to Leverage Social Media
Todd Emaus, Stone Interactive | 11/13/07
The winner and runners-up are welcome to grab the appropriate badge — we have a badge for both winners and runners-up.
How the Voting Ended
Here’s a look at how each finalist fared in the public voting:
Thanks to all who voted, and congrats again to the winner, runners-up, finalists, and all nominees. We look forward to reading your acceptance speech soon!
Judged by Rae Hoffman, Todd Malicoat, and Andrew Shotland.