American City Business Journals, the parent company of the St. Louis Business Journal kicks off Social Madness presented by Capital One Spark Business starting June 1, 2012. It’s a national competition that measures the growth of a company’s social media presence. Companies will compete in 43 U.S. cities, with local winners squaring off in a national challenge. GFI Digital Inc. is sponsoring Social Madness in the St. Louis region.
Three national champions will earn the right to designate a $7,500 donation to the charity of their choice. You can read more about the competition here.
MilSpouse Marketing, LLC has been accepted as a participant in the competition against 45 small businesses in the area!
The competition is designed to measure a company’s effectiveness in social media. We’ll be scored using a formula that includes votes, as well as their new LinkedIn page connections, Facebook page “likes” and Twitter followers.
June 1st the Competition Begins!
On June 19, the top eight will be matched against each other in a bracket-style competition. On July 17, winners will be chosen in each size category; they will go on to compete against winners in 42 other markets served by the Business Journal’s corporate parent, American City Business Journals. More than 4,000 companies have entered.
A final national round will begin July 24 with 64 top companies in a bracket challenge. National winners will be announced Sept. 11.
For more information, go to The Business Journal’s website at www.bizjournals.com/stlouis and follow this special Social Madness blog.
Here’s How You Can Participate!
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This is so exciting! MilSpouse Marketing is honored to be a part of this competition!
Keep marching forward!
Your MilSpouse Marketer