Friday, April 6, 2012

45 Atlanta companies join Social Madness

Date: Friday, April 6, 2012, 2:27pm EDT
Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Social Madness
Forty-five metro Atlanta companies are now part of the madness -- Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Social Madness contest, presented by Capital One Spark Business.
The contest, sponsored across 43 cities through Atlanta Business Chronicle parent company American City Business Journals, is a one-of-a-kind corporate media challenge that measures the growth of a company’s social presence.
Now in locally:
  • MLT Creative
  • bbr marketing
  • oXYGen Financial
  • Divas In Defense Inc.
  • communications 21
  • DeKalb Chamber
  • Custom Built Personal Training
  • Georgia Tech Athletic Association
  • Makkers Photography and Image Design
  • BroadRiver Communication
  • Atlanta Beer Festivals
  • Atlantic Station
  • Ironwood Insurance Services
  • Thrust Interactive
  • Toyota Forklifts of Atlanta
  • Park Mason Brokers
  • Rural Sourcing Inc.
  • Metrotainment Cafes
  • HygenEco Systems
  • 31 - a training and development company
Compete against other local businesses by making new connections on top social media sites and votes on The Business Journals Social Madness pages.
Social Madness is a local and national challenge that will spotlight the best social media programs of companies.
After nominations are in, the local challenge begins on June 1, 2012 and will culminate in a national bracket challenge that will crown Social Madness champions in three categories based on company size.

Why participate?

  • Improve your social profile and followers.
  • Showcase your social media program to Atlanta Business Chronicle’s audience.
  • Gain expertise and insight into social media best practices for business.
  • Charitable donation will be made on behalf of the three national winners.

Who is eligible?

  • Companies with headquarters in metro Atlanta
  • U.S. headquarters of a foreign company in metro Atlanta
  • Metro Atlanta headquarters of a separately branded operating division of a larger company

How is scoring determined?

  • Companies will be ranked based on a scoring algorithm that measures social influence. The algorithm will gauge votes on, LinkedIn Connections, Facebook activity and Twitter followers during the challenge.

  • All potential contestants for Social Madness must fill out and submit the form on this page before May 15, 2012. All fields are required.

  • Entries will be vetted by Atlanta Business Chronicle to ensure contestants meet eligibility requirements. Companies will receive verification that their submission has been accepted or rejected based on the rules. Accepted companies will receive more information prior to the June 1st start of the challenge. The newsroom is the final arbiter on all entries and eligibility disputes.

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