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Ruby Media Group, a social media and public relations agency located in Mount Kisco, NY won 34 Advertising Club of Westchester (ACW) Big W Awards at the 2012 annual Big W Gala, including the coveted People’s Choice Award. The event was held at Abigail Kirsch at Tappan Hill in Tarrytown, NY on June 6th. The Big W awards honor the most creative, innovative and memorable public relations, marketing and advertising campaigns in the region.
The Big W Awards is the largest competition of its kind in Westchester County, and has been a centerpiece of the Advertising Club of Westchester’s activities for most of its 41 years in operation. The Big W awards reward excellence in creative and technical achievement in the advertising industry as determined by a panel of distinguished judges.
“This was my first year entering the Advertising Club of Westchester Big W Awards, and I could not be more pleased with the results! To receive 34 awards including 7 gold awards (2 for Gold PR campaigns) and the 2012 People’s Choice Award for our Public Relations campaign for Advanced Dentistry of Westchester is phenomenal. I am so honored that our creative work was recognized in such a big way and awarded from some of the top professionals in the field.”
Ruby Media Group was recognized with 7 Gold, 11 Silver and 15 Bronze Awards in the categories of social media, public relations, promotion and collateral material, corporate design, photography, interactive media, pro bono and video.
Ruby Media Group’s Award winning work included:
People’s Choice Award Advanced Dentistry of Westchester Public Relations Campaign
GOLD Award for Advanced Dentistry of Westchester Public Relations Campaign
GOLD Award for LV2BFIT Public Relations Campaign or Event
GOLD Award for LV2BFIT Corporate Design Identity
GOLD Award for LV2BFIT Stationary Package
GOLD Award for LV2BFIT Social Media
GOLD Award for LV2BFIT Commercial or Editorial
GOLD Award for Westchester Magazine Social Media
SILVER Award for Stacy Knows Blog
SILVER Award for Westchester Magazine Blog
SILVER Award for David’s Soundview Catering photography – editorial
SILVER Award for LV2BFIT photography – editorial
SILVER Award for The Cooking Realtor photography – editorial
SILVER Award for LV2BFIT photography – editorial
SILVER Award for Morgan photography – editorial
SILVER Award for David’s Soundview Catering holiday card
SILVER Award for LV2BFIT wish list event
SILVER Award for LV2BFIT grand opening event
SILVER Award for David’s Soundview Catering non-broadcast video
BRONZE Award for Miss Westchester Pro Bono Campaign
BRONZE Award for Advanced Dentistry of Westchester social media
BRONZE Award for e-Richards Consulting social media
BRONZE Award for American Heart Association social media
BRONZE Award for 12 NtM Sparkling Beverages social media
BRONZE Award for Stacy Knows social media
BRONZE Award for Westchester Magazine social media
BRONZE Award for David Streich Blog
BRONZE Award for 12 NtM Sparkling Beverages online advertising
BRONZE Award for David’s Soundview Catering online advertising
BRONZE Award for LV2BFIT email marketing
BRONZE Award for LV2BFIT website
BRONZE Award for LV2BFIT photography – editorial
BRONZE Award for Miss Westchester photography
BRONZE Award for The Cooking Realtor holiday card
Ruby Media Group won The Advertising Club of Westchester’s 2012 People’s Choice Award for the Public Relations campaign for Advanced Dentistry of Westchester. During the Gala’s cocktail hour, attendees viewed all entries for the evening and voted for their favorite entry in the exhibition.
“Tonight is really about the clients. Without them, we wouldn’t have the opportunity to create such amazing creative work. I dedicate tonight to all of the wonderful clients in the room,” said Ruby Media Group President, Kris Ruby during her People’s Choice acceptance speech.
The Advertising Club of Westchester, Inc. was founded in 1968 to improve communications and relations among people in advertising, public relations, media, business, the professions, sales promotion, academic, creative, graphic, cultural areas, and the community at large. For more information about the Advertising Club of Westchester visit www.acw.org.
About Ruby Media Group: Ruby Media Group (RMG) is a full service Public Relations and Social Media Agency in Westchester & Fairfield County. RMG specializes in creating award winning integrated public relations and social media campaigns. RMG “socializes” businesses for Web 2.0 and helps companies adapt traditional marketing into social media platforms. For more information, visit www.rubymediagroup.com
Photo Credit: Cathy Pinsky Photography
Really honored to be chosen to Keynote the 2012 Miss Independent Conference this year by Mercy College, C Step, STEP & Upward Bound!
In case you missed it, check out Kris Ruby of Ruby Media giving BRAVOS Millionaire Matchmaker Patti Stanger some Twitter advice!
Tonight I will be making a special appearance on BRAVO’s Millionaire Matchmaker at 9 pm. Patti and I will be discussing all things social media and Twitter! So tune in to the opening of tonights episode for a special treat!
We made it to Taipei in a special about utilizing Facebook to grow your business! Check out RMG/ Kris Ruby on TVBS- the largest network in Taiwan!
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Tap Social Media For Personal Branding–What’s The Best Way to Increase the Size of Your Network? YEC- The Huffington Post
The best way to increase the size of your network is to create and enhance your personal brand in digital communities. Personal branding is critical for gaining brand equity in social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIN. Increase your network by sharing relevant content and always striving to add value to the conversation. People will naturally be intrigued and want to follow you.
–Kris Ruby (@sparklingruby), founder of Ruby Media Group
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After running Ruby Media Group, a social media and personal branding agency for over a year now, my best tip for using Twitter to market to customers and fans is to not market! This sounds contrary to everything traditional marketers know, but the best companies on Twitter create conversations with fans and become “followers” of their lives, making their product embedded into their daily lives.
– Kris Ruby
Company URL: Ruby Media Group