Smarta 100 / Special Awards Nominees: Marketing
The special award for marketing is sponsored by Seven Hills. The winner in this category will get a three-hour PR and communications workshop worth £1,000 with Nick Giles and Michael Hayman, the founders of PR agency Seven Hills.
Who will win?
Our judges decide on the overall winner from the shortlist of five companies you can see above. The winner is announced on 8 November at the Smarta 100 Awards Ceremony.
The judges will keep an eye out for unusual, effective and innovative ways of marketing methods - this could be exquisite packaging, spot on social media engagement or a brilliantly produced video that has gone viral.
Last year Tutor2U, one of the world's most popular educational websites, won this category. The business used Facebook to grow a solid customer base on the social media channel - the site currently has more than 33,000 fans which encourages millions of visits to the website.
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Special Awards Shortlist
Congratulations to all Special Awards nominees – it was a close competition!
- » Best use of InnovationA week's stay at the exclusive Lower Mill Estate holiday house in the Cotswolds for up to five people
- Charity Engine
- EcoEgg (winner)
- » Best use of Technology£1,000 worth of Intuit products
- Funding Circle (winner)
- » Best use of Resources£1,000 business insurance products
- Magaluf Takeover
- Maskarade (winner)
- RedDog Design
- Simon Beattie
- » Best use of Marketing A three-hour PR and communications workshop, worth £1,000, with founders Michael Hayman and Nick Giles
- Alyssa Smith Jewellery
- Less Packaging Company
- MediaDevil (winner)
- Oil and Gas People
- » Best use of People£1,000 worth of training from NatWest Mentor
- Enterprise Labs
- Hatstand Nelly
- Livity (winner)
- The Bicycle Academy
- Young Rewired State