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OLX Social Media Awards To Be Held This Friday At Laico Regency.

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If you are social media savvy, you have probably aware of the OLX Social media awards. They will be taking place this Friday evening, and brands are hellbent on ensuring that you cast your vote for them. Some of the brands nominated include Safaricom, Kenya Red cross, and Capital Fm among others. Tickets for individuals are going for 3,000 bob, with Corporate tickets going for 15000 and 30,000 shillings depending on the number of people per table. The venue is of-course The Laico Regency, 6.30 pm to 10.00 pm, Friday 9th August 2013. Now that you have these details, have you voted for your favorite brand? This is the procedure; visit www.soma.or.ke, click on the Vote now tab to access the voting portal. Different categories contain names of 5 nominees. Once you have voted, sign up at the bottom of the page with your email address you can access to validate your vote then click on the submit button. Access your email and then validate your vote by clicking on the link provided. You need to do that because only validated votes will be tallied. You can only vote two times every day. A click on the name of your preferred nominee will be counted as a vote. Now that that’s out of the way, a brief description of what the awards are about.The OLX Social Media Awards are a premier event to celebrate individuals and organisations spearheading the online revolution in Kenya. The awards will reward a a whole melange of nominees ranging from Kenyans on Twitter, to avid Facebookers and bloggers. What’s being considered you ask? Wit, charm interactivity. The awards are sponsored by OLX, the fastest growing and leading online marketplace in the region. The inaugural event will be held on the 9th of August. The panel of Judges include James Murua editor for The Star, Marvin K. Tumbo CEO for Socialight Media Ltd, Harriet Ocharo of SavvyKenya and Michael M. Owora a public relations cum communications practitioner.

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Kibali Moreithi

Kibali is a Social Media Newbie- Reach him on kibalimoreithi@gmail.com and Tweet him at @Kibalimoreithi


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