For twenty years, the Readers Choice Awards has given communities across Eastern Massachusetts the opportunity to vote for their favorite local business. After six months, we are so proud that we are able to announce who the winners of the 2015 awards are. We’re also happy to introduce all of you to our new website, wickedlocalfavorites.com.
Wickedlocalfavorites.com isn’t just a website to visit and see your business listed one time, it’s a resource that every consumer can use throughout the year. You can check it when you’re in a new town and looking to try a restaurant. It’s there if you have a flat tire and looking for the most reliable auto-body shop. Maybe you and the family decide to take a Sunday drive and want to plan your journey. We’ve designed wickedlocalfavorites.com to be your community business resource.
First, you’ll notice at the very top right hand corner of the page, Readers Choice Award winners can click the “Request Certificate” button to claim your award. If you are not sure you’ve won an award, you can check here or select your town from the drop down menu. You’ll be directed to a page with four different categories. Your business will be listed in one these categories.
The “Local Flavor” category contains all of the food and cafe award winners. “Local Services” include doctors, lawyers, schools, insurance agents, spas, pet care and much more. The “Local Shopping” category is where you can find all the different types of retailers in town. Finally, the “Redgional Favorites” category includes all the businesses with the most votes in a particular region.
The new wickedlocalfavorites.com also offers visitors the opportunity to check out the conversations that are happening on social media. Beneath the town select menu, you can read our real time Facebook updates. Our Facebook page shares news, advice and highlights local businesses. The Twitter feed will share the messages that are occurring on our feed. This includes links to stories, retweets of notable content and conversations we have with local businesses. If you want to show up in this feed, use the hashtag #Wickedfavorites.
We don’t want this site to be something you only visit once or twice, we want it to be a destination and a resource for every business owner and consumer. This site is a reference to the best businesses in Eastern Massachusetts. Come and explore the exciting new wickedlocalfavorites.com.
Nick Pizzolato is the Marketing Content Manager at Wicked Local Media Solutions. For questions, topics for future blogs, or to share your favorite moment from the film “Back to the Future,” email him at email@example.com.
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