Skimlinks is delighted to announce the return of the Commerce Awards for Publishers.
Back for a second year, this is the only industry awards program dedicated to excellence in commerce content journalism and recognising commerce teams at publishers, who produce excellence product-related pieces that improve their readers’ lives.
Fifteen awards will be up for grabs on the night of the awards ceremony on September 4 in New York City.
Eleven categories will be awarded by a panel of independent judges.
Returning to the judging panel for a second year are esteemed industry journalists Allison Schiff from AdExchanger and Max Willens from Digiday.
They’ll be joined by Rakhee Jogia – VP Strategic Partnerships & Supply at Rakuten Marketing – who will bring her expertise in affiliate marketing to the table during the judging process.
Three further categories will be awarded based on revenue and growth data from Skimlinks: Best Mobile Article – for articles published using Skimlinks’ AMP solution, Fastest Growing Newcomer – for fastest revenue growth by a publisher using our platform for less than year and Fastest Growth – for fastest revenue growth by a publisher using our platform for more than one year.
Finally, the CAP for Weirdest Product Sold returns for a second year, and will be awarded by a panel of Skimlinks employees.
The categories are as follows:
Best Fashion Article
Best Technology, Gadget & Smartphone Article
Best Evergreen Article
Best Digital Native Publisher
Best Dedicated Commerce Brand
Best Editorial Publisher
Best Beauty Article
Best Travel Article
Best Homeware & Furniture Article
Best Black Friday Article
Best Holiday Campaign
From Skimlinks data:
Best Mobile Article
Fastest Growing Newcomer
By Skimlinks Employees:
Weirdest Product Sold
The awards will be hosted by Skimlinks’ CEO Sebastien Blanc. Publishers can submit for the awards now and submissions will close on August 7.