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Last Chance to Get Out The Vote!

Posted by Nick Pizzolato on Mon, Feb 13, 2017 @ 11:55 AM

There are just a few days left to encourage local customers to vote for your business in the 22nd Readers Choice Awards. In these waning hours, it’s more important than ever to engage customers as you ask for their support.

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Tags: Readers Choice, Wicked Local

Three Ways to Bring your Readers Choice Campaign to Life

Posted by Nick Pizzolato on Wed, Feb 08, 2017 @ 12:50 PM

One of the best ways to inspire customers to support your business is by finding ways to connect with them personally. Your campaign should be designed to create relationships and memories with your fans, and make them feel a part of your store’s community.

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Tags: Readers Choice, Wicked Local

Free Download: Marketing Strategies for the Readers Choice Awards

Posted by Nick Pizzolato on Mon, Feb 06, 2017 @ 02:03 PM

Download our "Campaigning for your Readers Choice Award" white paper today!

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Tags: Readers Choice, Wicked Local

January Blog Rewind: Planning Your 2017 Marketing Strategy

Posted by Nick Pizzolato on Tue, Jan 31, 2017 @ 11:48 AM


In January, the Wicked Local Media Solutions blog looked for ways to help your business find success in the new year. We focused on advertising strategy, like bundling your advertising across multiple platforms to reach a larger audience, and how your business can take part in the 22nd Readers Choice Awards.

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Tags: Readers Choice, Small Business, Wicked Local

Infographic: Strategies for Your Readers Choice Campaigns

Posted by Nick Pizzolato on Wed, Jan 25, 2017 @ 03:10 PM

Here are some ways you can create engagement with your customers during the Readers Choice Awards.

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Tags: Readers Choice, Wicked Local

Getting Your Business Ready for the Readers Choice Awards

Posted by Nick Pizzolato on Mon, Jan 09, 2017 @ 12:09 PM

A new year means new opportunities await your business. There will be new trends to follow, and new marketing strategies you can explore to attract new customers. While some of these things are in flux, one thing remains constant, and that’s the Readers Choice Awards.

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Tags: Readers Choice, Wicked Local

Coming Soon: The 2017 Readers Choice Awards

Posted by Nick Pizzolato on Tue, Dec 13, 2016 @ 02:43 PM

As the end of the year approaches, it’s time to look back and see which marketing plans worked best for your business. As you go through your records, hopefully you’ll find your 2016 Wicked Local Readers Choice campaign and remember just how much this annual program can help grow your brand within the community.

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Simply the Best: Marketing with your Readers Choice Award

Posted by Nick Pizzolato on Wed, Aug 17, 2016 @ 11:57 AM

It’s been nearly two months since the Wicked Local Readers Choice Awards were announced and hopefully your business is still inspired by that achievement. Of all the businesses in your community, your customers chose yours as one of the best in the area. You have been successful in not only sharing an engaging marketing message, but also by providing your consumers with a product or service that can’t be beat. As the year goes on, and the initial news begins to fade, remind them of your excellent record of service.

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Tags: Readers Choice, Small Business, Wicked Local, Marketing

Video: The 2016 Readers Choice Awards

Posted by Nick Pizzolato on Mon, Jun 20, 2016 @ 12:31 PM

The time is here! This week, the 2016 Readers Choice Awards will be published and shared with businesses and consumers across 160 Wicked Local communities. If you are a reader, you’ve been waiting to see if your favorite business has been voted on as the BEST in the community. For businesses who have won, you can start including the Readers Choice Award in your marketing strategy today! Take a look at some facts from the 2016 Readers Choice Awards and look to your Wicked Local print publication this week to find the list of winners. Beginning Friday,  www.wickedlocalfavorites.com will list the winners year-round so you can find your favorites wherever you are!

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Shining a Spotlight on Your Business with a Readers Choice Award

Posted by Nick Pizzolato on Tue, May 24, 2016 @ 01:39 PM

As a small business owner, it can be difficult to make your brand stand out among the competition. Depending on the number of stores in your area, creating a message that is truly unique may sometimes seem impossible. However, receiving a local award gives you an edge to use in your marketing. Showcasing your Readers Choice Award in your advertising allows your business to take center stage.

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Tags: Readers Choice, Small Business, Wicked Local