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Stratabeat Wins PR Daily’s 2014 Digital Award!


Stratabeat is proud to announce that it has been named the winner of a PR Daily 2014 Digital Award. Among hundreds of entrants, Stratabeat won the award for the “Best Online Contest.”

PR Daily's 2014 Digital AwardsThe PR Daily 2014 Digital Awards recognize excellence in the area of PR and marketing communications. The global program is organized and run by Ragan Communications, Inc., a leading publisher of corporate communications, public relations and leadership development newsletters for more than three decades. As Ragan Communications explained, “Entries from PR professionals and corporate communicators from around the world flooded this year’s program. There was quantity and quality in these entries.  The ideas and execution were original, innovative and useful!”

Stratabeat’s winning campaign was its PR for the 2013 Leading Moms in Business Competition, the only national competition that recognizes the best mom-owned businesses in the United States.

“We are thrilled to win the prestigious PR Daily award,” said Tom Shapiro, CEO of Stratabeat. “This is our agency’s third major award in the past 12 months, which is a testament to the passion, creativity and dedication of our team.”

The Leading Moms in Business competition was a complete success for our client, who saw incredible increases in site traffic, page views and social engagement, and gained stellar publicity for their business. The contest’s main results:

  • 1.027 Million Unique Visitors for the entire site during the contest (March – May 2013) (26.7% increase over the prior year)
  • 249K+ Page Views of the contest-specific pages during the contest
  • Secured the first-ever premium sponsor who provided $13K+ in prizes to the contest winners
  • Media coverage included,, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury Press, Kansas City Star, Miami Herald, Houston Chronicle, Star Tribune, Sacramento Bee,,,,, and many others