Posts tagged with Awards

Q&A with The Digitals judge: Matthew Timms of Santander

Entries for The Digitals, our new awards that recognise the best in digital marketing and ecommerce, are currently open

To celebrate their launch and build a better understanding of what it is all about, we've invited several of the esteemed judges for a Q&A.

Matthew Timms, Director, RBS acquisition at Santander UK, is the second in the series.


Congratulations to our second #TheDigitals superstar of the week: @DanBarker

It’s been a riotous week on #TheDigitals leaderboard, with nefarious ReTweet covenants being struck, random hashtagging explosions and even a bit of cold hard cash being thrown around as various parties try their best to scale to the dizzy heights of superstar of the week! 

In the end though there can be only one, so this week we’re congratulating web and online marketing whizz (and occasional Econsultancy guest blogger) Dan Barker – Well done Dan! 


Q&A with The Digitals judge: Nicolas Roope of Poke

Entries for The Digitals, our new awards that recognise the best in digital marketing and ecommerce, are currently open

To celebrate their launch and build a better understanding of what it is all about, we've invited several of the esteemed judges for a Q&A.

Nicolas Roope, Executive Creative Director at Poke, is the first in the series.


Presenting our first #TheDigitals superstar of the week: @WillPScott to our very first #TheDigitals Super Star of the Week: @WillPScott! 

In his own words, Will is a "Self confessed geek, working in online/social media" and has certainly worked his social to acheive this lofty and much-coveted position by being an all-star social sharer this week, promoting the biggest and best awards in Digital to his followers and creating genuine engagement (that means no hashtag spamming, plenty or ReTweets and genuine mentions).

Congratulations Will! 

Want to be a future superstar? Read on...


#TheDigitals Leaderboard: Get involved and help judge the biggest awards in digital the past few days, you may have noticed #TheDigitals hashtag popping up regularly on Twitter. 

If you don’t know what The Digitals are then go find out now! (Don’t worry, we’ll wait)

We love it when people share our stuff, but there’s more to this than just an engaged audience; We’re running a leaderboard to help spread the word about the biggest, brightest awards in digital and we want your help! 

Of course, this is social media we’re talking about, so there has to be a prize right? You betcha there is...


Six tips on preparing for #TheDigitals

As always, we are excited to see and hear about all the creative and stellar work that has been going on in digital marketing and ecommerce.  

On 27 June, Econsultancy and new media age are awarding the best of the best in digital and hosting an unrivalled networking event in London to celebrate. 

To find out if you’re the best of the best, first you'll have to enter The Digitals.

We’ve put together a few pointers to help kick start your entries...


Australia wins big at Digital Asia Awards

Australia dominated the Digital Asia Awards this month, bringing home more trophies than any other country involved. New Zealand also did incredibly well, tying for fourth place in the final trophy tally.

The Digital Asia Awards, organised by Lions Festival and Haymarket Media Asia, are a celebration of the best that Asia’s digital marketing industry has to offer.

This year the event was held as part of a two-day Digital Asia Festival in Beijing, allowing over 300 members of the digital industry to come together, share inspiration and network.


Drinks giant Diageo reels from social media backlash

Global drinks giant Diageo, custodian of iconic brands such as Johnny Walker, Smirnoff, Jose Cuervo, Guinness and Moet & Chandon found itself at the centre of a public relations storm this week after it was alleged that they unfairly intervened at an annual drink industry awards event to prevent a rival from picking up an award.

Independent Scottish brewer, BrewDog claimed that the drinks giant Diageo had brought undue pressure to bear on the organizers of the event to override the decision of the judges to give them an award, allegedly stating that ‘under no circumstances could BrewDog be allowed to win’.


Q&A:'s Marko Balabanovic on innovation

Marko BalabanovicMarko Balabanovic won an award for Innovation in Multichannel Marketing at Econsultancy's Innovation Awards last year, and this year he is a member of the judging panel.

I've been talking to Marko, who is Head of Innovation at, about labs, how the team looks to innovate, and some of the products it has created...

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Europe shows off its start-up muscles

Last night TechCrunch Europe hosted their inaugural Europas awards, with a list highly impressive nominees and an audience of digital royalty - both start-up and established - including the Traveling Geeks who had been at Econsultancy’s roundtable event only hours before. So, what were the categories and who were the winners? 

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Econsultancy wins award at SIPA publishers' conference

We are proud to announce that Econsultancy scooped another gong today when it won the Product of the Year award at the SIPA UK conference.