Scott's Marketplace Business Blog Receives Honorable Mention for PR Daily Content Marketing Awards

Timnath, CO (December 20, 2017) - Scott’s Marketplace is pleased to announce that small business and entrepreneurial resource, The DRIVE Blog, won an honorable mention in PR Daily’s 2017 Content Marketing Awards. The PR Daily Content Marketing Awards is a global competition that recognizes excellence in content marketing. The DRIVE Blog was one of 130 submissions for the 2017 awards.

“It’s an honor to see The DRIVE recognized as a finalist in the blog category for PR Daily’s 2017 Content Marketing Awards,” said The DRIVE Blog Editor In Chief, Shannon Willoby. “We’ve worked to give The DRIVE Blog a unique personality that resonates with our readers, while providing helpful yet entertaining content. This recognition affirms the work we’ve done to stand out from other business blogs. This is a special moment for our team’s work to be included alongside many globally-known brands.”

The DRIVE Blog, which is managed by U.S.-based e-commerce platform Scott’s Marketplace, was created in 2012 with a goal to help small business owners. It features entertaining and educational content for small business owners on a variety of topics including marketing, social media, operational know-how and other information tailored for a small business audience’s  questions, concerns, and professional development.

“We are thrilled for The DRIVE Blog to receive an Honorable Mention alongside global content powerhouses such as Microsoft News Center and Retail Me Not,” said Scott Curry, founder and CEO of Scott’s Marketplace. “Our blog is a valuable resource for small businesses, and it is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best in the Blog category. I celebrate this with The DRIVE Blog Editor in Chief, Shannon Willoby and her entire team,” Curry added.

Willoby, who has managed the blog since it started in 2012, oversees the content creation to ensure it aligns with the intended seller audience. The content contains business insights to help entrepreneurs succeed in selling their products online.

PR Daily selects the best content marketing campaigns, projects, and initiatives from around the world to be honored in the 2017 Content Marketing Awards. The committee of judges strives to recognize organizations with big marketing goals and successful content in a variety of industries and categories. To see a full list of winners, visit the PR Daily’s 2017 Content Marketing Awards page here: http://bit.ly/2ySPr7r

This marks the third time The Drive Blog has been awarded for content and value. In 2016 and 2017, the blog was named one of the Top 100 Small Business Blogs on the Web by Feedspot.

About The DRIVE Blog

The DRIVE Blog, powered by Scott’s Marketplace, has been offering e-commerce advice for small business owners since 2012. With informative and entertaining content on everything from marketing trends to social media tips, The DRIVE is a helpful resource for online sellers of all levels. Learn more at http://blog.scottsmarketplace.com

About Scott’s Marketplace

Scott’s Marketplace is an e­-commerce platform where local business owners sell their products online and consumers shop local stores for unique products. It was launched in 2014 by Scott Curry as a way to connect shoppers with local businesses not only in their neighborhoods, but across the United States. Scott’s Marketplace was designed to provide a convenient way for shoppers to support the shop local movement. To learn more about Scott’s Marketplace, visit: http://www.scottsmarketplace.com

About Ragan Awards

The Ragan Awards programs celebrate the greatest campaigns, initiatives and one-offs in the communication, PR, marketing and media industries. As the leading experts in organizational communications, Ragan Communications recognizes those who pave the way in PR and communications, who create and innovate best practices and who are best practitioners. To learn more, visit: https://www.prdaily.com/Main/RaganAwardsPrograms.aspx

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