Tuesday, May 22, 2018

The Mpowerment Social Media Awards 2018

2018 Mpowerment Social Media Contestants:

Facebook contestants (click to enlarge):


 Twitter contestants:


Insta contestants:


WHAT? A Social Media contest?!?  Yes! Think of this as a little friendly competition between Mpowerment Projects (MP) globally. Just think, the more Fans and Followers your Project has, the more community-building and HIV-prevention goodness gets out and into your community.  BOOM!

The contest is on two social media platforms:  Facebook and Twitter

WHEN? This contest is held between Friday June 1, 2018  - ending Tuesday July 31st, 2018 11:59 PT.  

MORE: What is the Mpowerment Project?

TO ENTER: Post your social networking numbers along with today's date in the comment section below.

Include the social media your MP uses along with your current fans and followers. Include all of your social media if you want (Instagram / tumblr, Youtube, Meet-up  etc.) Enter by Friday, June 2, 2018. 

This competition is open to any Mpowerment Project, anywhere.

Starting in June we will post updated stats on where your Mpowerment Project stands regarding Fans and Followers.  

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CATEGORIES: There are SIX categories on two social media platforms. The platforms are Facebook and Twitter. The categories are:

HUGE on FACEBOOK: The Mpowerment Project (MP) with the most Fans on a MP Fan Page WINS.

HUGE on TWITTER. The MP with the most Followers on a MP Twitter WINS.

NEW FAN CHAMPIONSThe MP with the most added Fans between June and July on your Facebook Fan Page WINS.
NEW FOLLOWER CHAMPIONSThe MP with the most added Followers between June and July 2017 on Twitter WINS.

THE CHUBBIE AWARD. - The MP who has the biggest percentage change in Facebook Fans between June and July WINS.
THE CHUBBIE AWARD. - The MP who has the biggest percentage change in Twitter Followers between June and July WINS.

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WINNING! In August the numbers will be tabulated and winners announced. 
Champions receive: 
1) Bragging rights and endless admiration.
2) A suitable for framing MP Social Media certificate of achievement.
Imagine this on your wall.
3) A social media shout out from the national Mpowerment UCSF/CAPS social media accounts.
4) If your Mpowerment places in the ‘top 7’ overall Fan Page Likes and Twitter followers,  your MP will be featured in Mpowerment training slides, presentation slides at conferences, MP printed materials and MP blog posts and tweets for the next year. 
5) The opportunity to publish your highly-coveted best-practices and winning strategies right here on the Mpowerment blog.
6) A compiled record of your social media key performance indicators.

The contest is on two social media platforms:  Facebook and Twitter
We want to help you win.  We will be sharing Facebook and Twitter pro-tips throughout the contest, STAY TUNED. 

NOTES:  Your Projects twitter account can be disqualified if it has not been used in the last four months.  The Chubbie Twitter - To enter your MP twitter, your account must begin with a minimum of 37 followers.

Check out last year's Social Media Awards blog.

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TOP 7s FACEBOOK & TWITTER 2017.  Who you need to catch!

2017 TOP 7 FACEBOOK Mpowerment Projects (by number of Fans)
DFW FUSE Dallas TX
Our MSociety Houston TX
Project REAL Asbury Park NJ

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2017 TOP 7 TWITTER Mpowerment Projects (by number of Followers)

The Q Austin, TX   https://twitter.com/q_austin
U-BE United Black Ellument Dallas TX   https://twitter.com/UBEllument
GLAM Burlington VT   https://twitter.com/GLAMvt 
D.E.N.I.M. Collection Washington DC   https://twitter.com/DENIMinDC 
Mpowerment Long Island NY   https://twitter.com/MpowermentLI
DFW FUSE Dallas TX  https://twitter.com/DFWfuse 
M Factor El Paso TX   https://twitter.com/MFactor915

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Previous Mpowerment Social Media Award Champions:

2017 MP Social Media Champions:
HUGE on Facebook: Q Austin, TX 5138 Fans
HUGE on TWITTER: Q Austin, TX 1259 Followers
MOST NEW FANS: Project Real, Asbury NJ 268 Fans
MOST NEW FOLLOWERS: Q Austin, TX 108 Followers
CHUBBIE AWARD - FACEBOOK: GLAM, Burlington VT 29.06%
CHUBBIE AWARD - TWITTER:  Project Real, Asbury NJ .36%

2016 MP Social Media Champions:
HUGE on FACEBOOK The Q Austin TX 4899 Fans
HUGE on TWITTER AMP Vegas NV 1350 Followers
MOST NEW FANS The Q Austin TX added 1828 Fans
MOST NEW FOLLOWERS The D.E.N.I.M. Collection added 238 Followers
CHUBBIE AWARD - FACEBOOK Holatinos NY 76% increase
CHUBBIE AWARD - TWITTER Holatinos NY 83% increase


2015 MP Social Media Champions:
HUGE on FACEBOOK - FUSE, MP Dallas TX
HUGE on TWITTER - Vegas Mpowerment Project NV
MOST NEW FANS - The Q Austin, MP TX
MOST NEW FOLLOWERS - The Q Austin, MP TX
THE CHUBBIE AWARD - FACEBOOK - Me Plus U, MP New Orleans LA
THE CHUBBIE AWARD - twitter -  M Society, MP Houston TX

2014 MP Social Media Champions:
Most Facebook Fans Overall - FUSE, MP Dallas TX
Most Added Fans - FUSE, MP Dallas TX
Most Twitter Followers - Vegas Mpowerment Project NV
Most Added Twitter Followers - The Q Austin, MP TX


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