Five ways to win a Readers’ Choice award in 2017

The Register-Guard's Readers Choice Awards

The Register-Guard’s Readers’ Choice Awards offer local businesses the opportunity to connect with their most loyal customers and reach new potential customers by claiming a Winner ribbon. The blue ribbons have come to symbolize quality and popularity, and are displayed in advertising, websites, social media, and in stores and businesses. The ninth annual Readers’ Choice Awards begin on Monday, Feb 6 with the nomination phase.

How can my business win?

1. Get out the vote!

Vote for yourself and encourage family, friends, customers and employees to nominate you. After all, businesses with the most votes win. Please note: individuals attempting to enter multiple votes will have their entries removed and risk having their IP address blocked from participating.

2. Use social media

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Take advantage of social media including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Spread the word using these promotional materials and link directly to the voting page. Our team offers social media marketing services as well. We will specifically target your fans through social media ads.

3. Send an email blast

Send an email to your database of customers. Have a strong subject line and make it easy for them to nominate you by linking directly to the voting page. Contact us for assistance with email marketing for your business.

4. Advertise

The Register-Guard's Readers Choice AwardsWe offer a variety of print and digital advertising options to keep your business fresh in the minds of your customers. In 2016, more than 70% of the businesses that utilized the “Nominate us” text ads moved on to the voting phase. Contact us to learn more.

5. Create flyer hand-outs and in-store posters

Remind your current customers and walk-ins to vote with flyers, posters and tabletop displays. Get creative by integrating these promotional materials.

Contact us

Learn more about Readers’ Choice Awards in our FAQ section and contact us for assistance. Good luck!