MIAMI, FL - Nominations are open for the national Tecla Awards for excellence in Hispanic blogging, micro-blogging, and social media and digital marketing. Nominations will remain open through Nov. 19.
Named after the Spanish-language word for an individual key on a keyboard, the Tecla Awards are being conducted by Hispanicize 2015 and the Latina Mom Bloggers network in partnership with iBlog Magazine.
Awards will be presented to 20 Latino bloggers, vloggers and micro-bloggers and 10 brands, agencies and media companies. Finalists will be announced in December.
Winners will be announced at an awards gala that kicks off Hispanicize 2015 Week on March 16 in Miami's InterContinental Downtown hotel.
A panel of 30 judges consisting of bloggers, brand marketers and marketing agencies will select the winners.
The awards are open to bloggers who are either Latino or create content that targets Hispanic and/or multicultural audiences. A blogger's Web traffic or number of followers is irrelevant.
Partners of the Hispanicize brand of companies and individuals from other blogger content marketing networks aren't eligible, but the brands and agencies that work with them may submit entries.
Best Latina Fashion/Beauty Blogger
Best Latino Parenting Blogger
Best Latino Food Blogger
Best Latino Sports/Fitness Blogger
Best Latino Technology Blogger
Best Latino Travel Blogger
Best Latino Entertainment Blogger
Best Political Blogger
Best Latino Business/Finance Blogger
Best Web Site/Blog Covering Latino News
Best Latino on YouTube
Best Latino on Vine or Instagram Video
Best Latina on Twitter
Best Latino on Twitter
Best Latino Facebook Fan Community
Best Spanish-language or Bilingual Blogger or Vlogger
Best Latino Pinterester
Most Creative Sponsored Blog Post
Most Creative Sponsored Vlog Post
Most Creative Sponsored Vine or Instagram Video Post
Best Social Media Marketing Campaign of the Year
Best Non Profit or Cause-related Marketing Campaign of the Year
Hispanic Social Media Agency of the Year
Best Marketing Professional Doing Hispanic Social Media
Best Use of Instagram and/or Vine for Social Media Marketing
Best Broadcast TV or Cable Network doing Social TV
Best Hispanic Brand Facebook Fan Page Community
Best Reality Show Doing Social TV
Most Admired Latino Celebrity on Social Media
Best Use of Social Media by a Hispanic Publication
Hispanicize, now in its sixth year, will take place March 16-20, 2015, in Miami.
To submit nominations for Tecla Awards, click here.
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