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Communications Toolkit

Congratulations on receiving the 2015 Fans’ Choice Awards!
The communications materials are provided below to help you share this good news with others.
Fans’ Choice Awards is pleased to be able to provide you with the following documents to assist you in your communication efforts:

Feel free to edit to fit specific needs. Text needing customization highlighted in yellow.

Thank you Letter to Staff

A sample letter from you to the key players in the business for their team effort and hard work. Personal recognition can be very reinforcing, motivating and great for your business morale.

Thank you Letter to Staff
Dear___________________,

By now, you probably know that we have been awarded the [City Name] Award for Fans’ Choice Awards in [Category]. I’m writing to thank you for your hard work. Through your efforts and the contributions of the other team members whose work made receiving this award possible, I have been recognized for demonstrating excellence in health care quality through our improved performance in [category].

I especially would like to thank you for your contributions in [Insert details on the individual staff member’s specific contribution here]. Your hard work has not gone unnoticed.

What’s more important than the award to me is that we have improved customer service and fan marketing. When we focus on providing the highest quality of customer care, fans are increased and revenue as well. On their behalf as well as my own, please know that your efforts to improve fans at [Business Name] are recognized and appreciated.

Sincerely,

Press Release

A sample press release is provided that can be personalized and submitted to your local media.

[Business Name] is the [city name] award winner for 2015 Fans’ Choice Awards in [Category].

Fans’ Choice Awards honors and celebrates businesses with raving fans.
[Insert City, State (month dd, yyyy)][Business Name] has been announced as one of the recipients of the Fans’ Choice Awards in recognition of the trust placed by fans in the business. According to the Fans’ Choice Awards, 9 in 10 consumers believe an online review is as important as a personal recommendation.

Fans’ Choice Awards first developed the award in 2015 to recognize outstanding businesses based on outstanding leadership within the business, and the quality and quantity of endorsements from their fans from around the country. They say that t the more trust a customer has in the channel, the more powerful it becomes at converting a sale. Therefore, by enabling businesses to be recommended by their fans, new customer who choose a Fans’ Choice business can rest assured that they are seeing a business with great customer service.

[Optional: Sample quotes – feel free to include or alter either of these quotes, or leave them out altogether. You are also welcome to come up with your own quote and plug it in here if you choose.]

“We are overwhelmed with the nomination for the Fans’ Choice Award. We love what we do and to be recognized for this award is simply amazing. We would like to thank everyone for their kind words and support.”

Or

“I was really happy to receive the Fans’ Choice Award and do feel that it has helped my credibility with new clients who may not know my reputation.
I feel that reviews are truly important to guiding potential customers in deciding whether or not to use a particular business, and having the award on my business page has helped me to gain new ones.”

The only [city name] Winner for the Fans’ Choice Awards for 2015 is [Business Name]. [Business Name] is [small description about the business]. In 2015, [Business Name] received the most positive reviews from their fans in the Fans’ Choice Awards in [category].

For more information on Fans’ Choice Awards and to see a full list of this year’s winners, visit www.fanschoice.org

Newsletter Article

A sample article about the awards program and your accomplishment may be appropriate for your practice newsletter. You may also submit the article to your local medical association and/or special interest groups.

Newsletter Article

[Business Name] has been recognized as the [city name] award winner for 2015 Fans’ Choice Awards in [Category].

[Business Name] in [city name] has received the 2015 Fans’ Choice Awards for receiving the most positive reviews from their fans in the Fans’ Choice Awards in [category].

Presented by Fans’ Choice Awards, the award honors businesses with the highest scores for their service excellence.[Business Name] was one of 180 businesses to receive the 2015 award.

Fans’ Choice Awards first developed the award in 2015 to recognize outstanding businesses based on outstanding leadership within the business, and the quality and quantity of endorsements from their fans from around the country. They say that the more trust a customer has in the channel, the more powerful it becomes at converting a sale. Therefore, by enabling businesses to be recommended by their fans, new customer who choose a Fans’ Choice business can rest assured that they are seeing a business with great customer service.

[Optional: Sample quotes – feel free to include or alter either of these quotes, or leave them out altogether. You are also welcome to come up with your own quote and plug it in here if you choose.]

“We are overwhelmed with the nomination for the Fans’ Choice Award. We love what we do and to be recognized for this award is simply amazing. We would like to thank everyone for their kind words and support.”

Or

“I was really happy to receive the Fans’ Choice Award and do feel that it has helped my credibility with new clients who may not know my reputation.
I feel that reviews are truly important to guiding potential customers in deciding whether or not to use a particular business, and having the award on my business page has helped me to gain new ones.”

The only [city name] Winner for the Fans’ Choice Awards for 2015 is [Business Name]. [Business Name] is [small description about the business]. In 2015, [Business Name] received the most positive reviews from their fans in the Fans’ Choice Awards in [category].

For more information, contact [Contact person at your business] at [Phone number] or [Email].
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AD Guidelines

If you decide to buy advertising space or time, please make use of these guidelines.

We have provided artwork of the Fans’ Choice Awards winner badge in this file and the LOGO, if you should choose to run an ad for your practice. If you use this art, please make sure that it is reproduced faithfully.

Click here to download a high resolution PNG file of FCA LOGO

AD Points:

You may refer to all or select only a few of the copy points provided below when writing your ad.

  • The official name of the award is the “Fans’ Choice Awards”
  • Fans’ Choice Awards first developed the award in 2015 to recognize outstanding businesses based on outstanding leadership within the business, and the quality and quantity of endorsements from their fans from around the country.
  • The Fans’ Choice Awards platform allows fans to rate and recommend the businesses they trust. It allows customers to choose a quality business with confidence.
  • The businesses who choose to join this program are confident in their expertise and solid reputation, so the nature of the platform attracts the best in the field. After joining, a business must meet the minimum number of reviews and quality rating before receiving a profile badge. The best business in each city, and each category, is named the local winner. From this pool of premier businesses, a national winner is chosen according to their quality and quantity of fan reviews.
  • A total of 19 businesses were recognized as national award winners and 180 businesses as city award winners.
AD Points

Suggested Talking Points

These talking points offer information about the Fans’ Choice Awards and “special notes” to consider. These talking points may be helpful in speaking with both internal and external audiences about the awards program and your accomplishments.

  • Fans’ Choice Awards has long been one of the most respected fan review and rating websites, with over 5,000 of the nation’s leading businesses participating. However, it is not just another review website. By design, it attracts the best of the best in various sectors, and features those with the highest scores for their excellence. The top business for each category is chosen as the national award winner.
  • Fans’ Choice Awards first developed the award in 2015 to recognize outstanding businesses based on outstanding leadership within the business, and the quality and quantity of endorsements from their fans from around the country.
  • The Fans’ Choice Awards platform allows fans to rate and recommend the businesses they trust. It allows customers to choose a quality business with confidence.
  • According to the Fan’ Choice Awards, 9 in 10 consumers believe an online review is as important as a personal recommendation.
    The businesses who choose to join this program are confident in their expertise and solid reputation, so the nature of the platform attracts the best in the field. After joining, a business must meet the minimum number of reviews and quality rating before receiving a profile badge. The best business in each city, and each category, is named the local winner. From this pool of premier businesses, a national winner is chosen according to their quality and quantity of fan reviews.
  • A total of 19 businesses were recognized as national award winners and 180 businesses as city award winners.

Suggested Social Media Content

Sample Social media messages that can be posted in Facebook, Twitter, G+, Linkedin etc.

Suggested Social Media Content
First, join FCA’s Facebook

Facebook and G+:
Fans’ Choice Awards just announced their 2015 Winners and it’s a great honour [Business name] has been recognized as the [city name] award winner for 2015 Fans’ Choice Awards in [Category]. [FCA PROFILE LINK]

Twitter:
[Business Name] has been recognized as the [city name] award winner for 2015 in [Category]. [FCA profile short URL]